(CNN) The leader of the world's biggest polluter of greenhouse gases has pledged to go carbon neutral by 2060. Speaking via video link to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York on Tuesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping called for a "green rev...
Hafu models' chameleon looks have helped defy categorization -- and even national identity. Successful hafu models like Fukushi -- and contemporaries like Kiko Mizuhara and Rola -- have become fashion week regulars, their faces regularly splashed onto inter...
(CNN) President Donald Trump's former top Russia adviser said Tuesday that the United States is increasingly seen as "an object of pity" and its standing on the world stage is eroding. "We are increasingly seen as an object of pity, including by our allies,...
(CNN) Hundreds of fossilized footprints dating back 120,000 years have been discovered in Saudi Arabia, and they might point to the earliest evidence of human movement into the region, according to a new study in Science Advances. Researchers discovered hun...
Beirut, Lebanon (CNN) Coronavirus cases have skyrocketed in Lebanon where the crisis-ridden state is now considering new lockdown measures, raising the specter of a deepening financial crunch. On Sunday, the tiny eastern Mediterranean country reported more...
(CNN) — Under the dazzling blue sky, the glass-walled skyscraper that is Capital Gate twinkles in the sunlight as people bustle in and out of the airy lobby. A team of 12, they get through two rounds of Capital Gate every month. Related content Desert hunti...
Taipei, Taiwan (CNN) New arrivals to Taiwan might be forgiven for thinking they've stepped back in time. And that's despite it being located just 130 kilometers (81 miles) from China, the country where the virus was first detected. People wearing protective...
Kathmandu, Nepal Ang Rita Sherpa, the first man to climb Mount Everest 10 times, died of a lengthy illness on Monday, his family said, an event that fellow sherpas called a major loss to Nepal and the climbing community. All the ascents to the 8,850-meter (...
A Chinese drug trafficker on death row in Indonesia made a daring escape last week by tunneling through the sewage system, local police announced on Monday. Cai Changpan, also known as Cai Ji Fan, was jailed in the Tangerang area on the outskirts of the cap...
(CNN) When Daniel Andrews, premier of the Australian state of Victoria, declared a lockdown over the coronavirus, some detractors on the right labeled him a "dictator" and said he was trying to build "a gulag." But Andrews -- a Labor Party politician who ha...
These aren't the first accusations of widespread human rights abuses by the Chinese government in Xinjiang. But CNN's reporting found that some Uyghur women were being forced to use birth control and undergo sterilization as part of a deliberate attempt to...
(CNN) A British man and his Australian colleague who worked for an non-governmental organization that mapped unexploded ordnance have been killed in an explosion in the Solomon Islands . So far, we know that there has been an explosion with fatal consequenc...
Hong Kong (CNN) How do you count 1.3 billion people amid a pandemic? China will be finding out as the world's most populous country launches its seventh national census on November 1.names, ID numbers, gender, marital details, as well as education and profe...
(CNN) Tadej Pogacar became the first Slovenian to win the Tour de France as the famous three-week race ended on the Champs-Elysees in Paris on Sunday. Pogacar, who celebrates his 22nd birthday on Monday, is the youngest winner since 1904, sealing his triump...
(CNN Business) A federal judge has temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's executive order banning WeChat downloads in the United States. In issuing the preliminary injunction, Judge Laurel Beeler wrote that the plaintiffs — a group of US-based WeChat...
(CNN) Tucked away from Skid Row's main thoroughfare, Q sweeps the sidewalk outside her makeshift tent before her best friend and "angel" arrives with some food. Shirley Raines calls out. Colorful flowers, potted plants and a "Home Sweet Home" sign adorn the...
(CNN) Anti-government protesters in Thailand declared "victory" on Sunday, after handing a list of demands for monarchy reform to Bangkok authorities -- an explosive and unprecedented move in a country that reveres the king. The lese majeste laws mean CNN h...
Written by Oscar Holland, CNN Contributors Yoko Wakatsuki, CNNA 390-meter-high (1,279 feet) skyscraper inspired by a flaming torch is set to become Japan's tallest building when it opens in 2027. Standing above a new plant-filled public plaza in Tokyo, the...
(CNN) The Syrian government accused the Dutch government of supporting terrorism on Saturday in response to the Netherlands' invocation of an anti-torture convention against Damascus. The rebuke comes a day after the Dutch government said it is seeking to h...
Hong Kong (CNN) The crowd recoiled as tear gas canisters rained down on them and riot police advanced up the street, carrying shields and batons. On August 11 this year, after almost two weeks of hearings, a Hong Kong jury ruled the cause of Chan's death co...