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Kim arrives in Russia for first meeting with Putin

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is headed to Russia for his summit with Vladimir Putin, the North Korean state news agency KCNA said Wednesday.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 9:36 am

Duterte threatens 'war' against Canada over trash

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to "go to war" with Canada if the country doesn't take back tons of trash a Canada-based company had shipped to Manila several years ago.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 7:24 am

Death toll rises to 16 after earthquake in Philippines

At least 16 people have died after the Philippines was rattled by two major earthquakes, authorities said on Tuesday.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 3:26 am

More than 50 miners trapped and feared dead

More than 50 people are missing and feared dead after a mudslide buried workers at a jade mine in Myanmar's Kachin State, according to reports.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:55 pm

ISIS suspect gave advance warning of Sri Lanka bombings, source says

Early warnings from India's intelligence services to Sri Lankan officials ahead of the Easter Sunday bombings were based on information gleaned from an ISIS suspect, CNN has learned.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:35 pm

Manchester derby could decide Premier League race

It's been a tough season for Manchester United fans and the Premier League's conclusion could be even tougher for them.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 1:45 pm

$135m-rated teen celebrates goals with ball-boy kid brother

At the tender age of just 19, Joao Felix is already breaking records, not to mention attracting admiring glances from Europe's biggest clubs and comparisons to some of Portugal's greatest players.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 1:12 pm

Would you pay extra to drive this famous street?

Published on 22 April 2019 | 10:14 am

A music scholar's take on Beyonce's latest

On April 9, 1939 the African-American opera singer Marian Anderson made history when she performed outdoors on the National Mall in Washington.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:23 am

Owning a Warhol: How bitcoin could change the art world

British artist David Hockney smashed records last year when his "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" sold at auction in New York for $90 million.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 2:48 pm

'Flawless' diamond found in Botswana

Botswana has unveiled a blue diamond whose value could outstrip that of the storied Hope Diamond: the 20.46-carat, close-to-flawless Okavango Blue.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 5:52 pm

Mysterious creature spotted in Indian Ocean

Published on 18 April 2019 | 3:56 pm

Women's World Cup players to watch

Former New Zealand international Rebecca Smith chooses her top three players to watch at the incoming Women's World Cup in France.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 2:49 pm

Should AI be used to catch shoplifters?

New artificial intelligence software is being used in Japan to monitor the body language of shoppers and look for signs that they are planning to shoplift.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 10:35 am

Son Heung-Min: Spurs' South Korean superstar

When Son Heung-Min fired home Tottenham's first ever goal at its shiny, brand new $1.3 billion stadium earlier this month it felt like the next chapter in an extraordinary story.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 8:46 am

Couple rescued after writing 'help' in mud

An Australian couple has been rescued from a crocodile-ridden part of Australia's remote north after lighting a fire and scrawling the word "help" in mud to attract the attention of search crews.

Published on 17 April 2019 | 2:21 pm

Victims of 'human sacrifice' found in England

Published on 15 April 2019 | 2:20 pm

Why millionaires are buying deserted Indonesia islands

Published on 15 April 2019 | 1:24 am

Stunning photos show 'Black is Beautiful'

To some, Kwame Brathwaite was the "Keeper of the Images," capturing black creativity and expression in its purest and most candid of forms. Between the late 1950s and the late 1970s, the Brooklyn native made his career documenting the burgeoning black art and political movements in New York -- most notably, the "Black is Beautiful" movement that encouraged black people to accept and celebrate their natural features.

Published on 12 April 2019 | 12:06 pm

Testing futuristic supercar in China

Under the sunny skies of Sanya last time out, DS Techeetah became the sixth different Formula E team to have a driver top the podium in the six races so far in this wildly unpredictable season.

Published on 11 April 2019 | 5:04 pm

How to drive a 225kph electric race car

Aged just seven Sebastien Buemi was already on track to become a Formula E world champion.

Published on 5 April 2019 | 10:05 am

Self-driving cars take on the streets of Hamburg

Five electric Volkswagen cars fitted with the latest in autonomous technology are now driving a section of Hamburg's streets.

Published on 3 April 2019 | 3:37 pm

A 2-year-old couldn't walk on his own. So a high school robotics team built him this.

Due to a genetic condition, Cillian Jackson, 2, can't walk. But the Minnesota boy now motors around in style, thanks to some enterprising students at his local high school.

Published on 2 April 2019 | 1:18 pm

Why do Egyptian statues have broken noses?

Published on 21 March 2019 | 2:24 am

A short history of the elevator

The first passenger elevator got off to a slow start. Installed in 1857 at the Haughwout Department Store in New York, it was shut down after just three years because customers refused to accept it. Powered by a steam engine in the basement of the five-story building, it traveled at a mere 40 feet per minute. (Today's fastest elevators can travel upwards of 40 feet per second.)

Published on 9 February 2019 | 1:45 pm

Robot valets head to London

Travelers flying out of London's Gatwick Airport may soon have a robot parking their car.

Published on 29 January 2019 | 9:02 am

Why was this car hidden away for 30 years?

If this car could talk, it would describe a road to fame with all the twists and turns of a Hollywood plot.

Published on 29 November 2018 | 1:15 pm

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