Jonathan Amos, BBC News Breanna Grigsby for (CNT) City New and Talk https://citynewsandtalk.com China has launched a mission to try to retrieve rock samples from the Moon. Its robotic Chang’e-5 spacecraft departed the Wenchang launch complex on...
BBC News Breanna Grigsby for (CNT) City New and Talk https://citynewsandtalk.com Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil has surged to its highest level since 2008, the country’s space agency (Inpe) reports. A total of that 11,088 sq k...
Asadi is a decorated Afghan helicopter pilot credited with protecting US Air Force pilots in Afghanistan and killing more Taliban than any other pilot in the Afghan air force, according to Stars and Stripes, the US military's independent newspaper. There ar...
(CNN) Days after the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh , the country's state media painted an elaborate picture of the killing that makes it sound like something straight out of a second-rate spy movie. Fars reported that Fakhriz...
(CNN) Iran's top nuclear scientist was killed Friday in the outskirts of Tehran, once again setting the Middle East on edge and threatening to bring further turmoil to the region. The scientist was hit at least three times and the Nissan exploded after the...
Paris (CNN) French President Emmanuel Macron's ruling party on Monday promised to change the flagship measure of a proposed security law, which would restrict the filming of police officers, after the provision sparked large protests for infringing on free...
(CNN) — While Thanksgiving travel has certainly been far lighter than usual, US air travel hit its highest level since mid-March over the holiday and millions of Americans still traveled by car to join family and friends. More people passed through US airpo...
Yes, Italy's €1 homes are back -- and this time, what's up for grabs is a collection of houses in the southern region of Molise. Castropignano -- a village topped by a ruined medieval castle, 140 miles southeast of Rome -- is the latest community to offer u...
(CNN) The Iranian nuclear scientist assassinated east of Tehran was shot by a remote-controlled machine gun operating out of another car, the semi-official Fars News Agency said Sunday. With top Iranian officials blaming Israel, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Sey...
(CNN) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has demanded the Chinese government delete a "repugnant" and "falsified image" on Twitter that appears to show an Australian soldier threatening to slit a child's throat. "It is utterly outrageous and it cannot...
(CNN) Coronavirus cases dropped by around 30% in England during the country's second national lockdown, researchers say. Swab tests on more than 105,000 people showed that Covid-19 infections are declining in England, according to an interim report from the...
Noraset, who is a member of Thai Lawyers for Human Rights, said in a Facebook post that the five turned themselves in to police in response to a summons accusing them of violating the lese majeste law. In addition, three others -- Tattep Ruangprakitseri, Pa...
(CNN) New Zealand officials have filed charges against 13 parties that allegedly failed to meet their health and safety obligations when visiting an active volcano which killed 22 when it erupted last year. White Island , which is also known by its Maori na...
(CNN) Kim Jong Un appears to have kicked North Korea's pandemic prevention plan into overdrive, further tightening the country's nearly impassible borders, cutting off nearly all trade with China and even allegedly executing a customs officials for failing...
Loujain al-Hathloul, the jailed activist who led the charge to allow women to drive in Saudi Arabia, has gone from jailed rights activist to alleged national security threat. While human rights groups called on world leaders to use the virtual G20 Summit in...
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) A car bomb attack in Afghanistan's central province of Ghazni killed at least 40 Afghan soldiers and wounded 24, Ghazni public health department told CNN on Sunday. An attacker detonated an explosive packed vehicle in front of a sec...
In October 2020, more people died by suicide in Japan than were killed by the novel coronavirus in 10 months. Experts say this alarming spike is being partially driven by women, who often work in industries most affected by the pandemic. CNN's Selina Wang s...
(CNN) Ethiopian National Defense Forces (ENDF) have taken control of Mekelle, the capital of the country's Tigray region, according to a tweet from Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. The city was under fierce bombardment earlier on Saturday, a humanitarian source o...
(CNN) Demonstrations took place across France on Saturday against the proposed global security law and its signature measure to restrict the filming of police officers. They came as calls to withdraw it were exacerbated by cases of police violence this week...
In a region as febrile and tense as this, such broad statements carry the risk that an outlier, or unexpected reaction, tips the scale into rash conflict. Not even after the broad-daylight apparent assassination on the outskirts of Tehran of Iran's most pro...