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Saudi ex-diplomat 'pivotal' in alleged killing

Saudi intelligence officer and former diplomat Maher Abdulaziz Mutreb played a "pivotal role" in the apparent assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a source familiar with the Turkish investigation has told CNN.

Published on 19 October 2018 | 2:23 am


China's economy is growing at its slowest pace since the financial crisis

China's economic slowdown is deepening as its trade war with the United States gets worse.

Published on 19 October 2018 | 3:26 am


Storms make Japan's cherry blossoms bloom months early

Spring has already sprung -- at least for certain confused cherry trees in Japan.

Published on 19 October 2018 | 2:27 am


Crimea attack: Russians blame Western culture

As Russians struggle to come to terms with a horrific US-style school shooting in Crimea, which has left at least 20 people dead and dozens injured, Kremlin-controlled media are blaming the "corrupting influence" of the West for inspiring the attack.

Published on 18 October 2018 | 4:56 pm


Return to Rakhine: 'Genocide never happened in this country'

As our convoy of white jeeps rattles along the dirt roads through a vast landscape of fertile farmland, it's hard to see any physical evidence of the 392 villages that were burned down in Myanmar's Rakhine State, other than the odd patch of blackened, decaying trees.

Published on 18 October 2018 | 4:46 am


Trade war with China may cause 2020 recession

There are increasing worries that the chilly trade relations between the US and China could lead to a deep slowdown in the US economy -- especially as the Federal Reserve continues to fight inflation.

Published on 18 October 2018 | 6:31 pm


Whatever happens next, Brexit is bad for business

Businesses hoping for some clarity about Brexit have once again been left deeply disappointed.

Published on 18 October 2018 | 2:07 pm


US moves to stop subsidizing Chinese mail

The Trump administration is moving to raise postage rates for foreign companies that ship packages to the United States.

Published on 17 October 2018 | 5:34 pm


Pot is legal in Canada. These are the stocks to watch

Cannabis stocks have been on a wild ride lately. But now that marijuana is legal for recreational purposes in Canada, is it time to start buying shares of pot companies? Not so fast. Investors will need to do their homework and be very careful.

Published on 17 October 2018 | 6:50 pm


The strangest race in Formula One history?

Published on 17 October 2018 | 9:58 am


Looking forward to the WTA Championships in Singapore

Excitement is building ahead of the season-ending BNP Paribas WTA Finals crown, with a stellar field taking part, including defending champion Caroline Wozniacki.

Published on 18 October 2018 | 10:51 pm


'Emotional' Alonso faces up to the end

Now that his Formula One career is coming to an end, Fernando Alonso admits he's starting to get a little sentimental.

Published on 12 October 2018 | 4:09 pm


'Essential' all-female racing series to launch in 2019

Published on 12 October 2018 | 4:07 pm


Japan's most sacred weapon

At Fusahiro Shimojima's workshop, in the industrial city of Saitama, fires rage in small pits and an earthen floor absorbs the din of hammering. The 44-year-old Japanese swordsmith pounds the nascent blade of his newest creation, sending molten sparks flying majestically into air.

Published on 17 October 2018 | 2:25 am


Find the creatures hidden in these masterpieces

Published on 19 February 2018 | 9:10 am


World's largest underwater restaurant nears completion

Five meters below the surface of the North Sea, near the southernmost tip of Norway, Europe's first underwater restaurant is nearing completion. The 110-foot long structure, an oblique concrete slab that looks like a sunken periscope, was submerged in July 2018 and work is now underway to complete the interiors, in anticipation of the public opening in spring 2019.

Published on 2 October 2018 | 4:37 am


China's robot-built future

Amid population growth and unprecedented urbanization, China's rise has been enabled by its ability to build quickly and cheaply. But meeting the country's construction demands has come at the expense of architectural identity, according to Philip Yuan, founder of the firm Archi-Union Architects.

Published on 28 September 2018 | 8:49 am


This painting is poised to smash auction records

A well-known painting by British artist David Hockney is poised to smash the record for a work by a living artist sold at auction.

Published on 13 September 2018 | 11:28 am


Hypersonic, nuclear airplanes of the future

From blended wing airliners powered by nuclear fusion to a new generation of spacecraft designed to carry tourists to the moon, it's hard not to be mesmerized by Oscar Viñals' boldly ambitious aircraft designs.

Published on 13 July 2018 | 8:07 am


The world's most delicious foods

"There is no love sincerer than the love of food," George Bernard Shaw said. Judging by the number of amazing dishes out there, he was right.

Published on 14 March 2018 | 8:01 pm


Japan's eerie abandoned theme park

While exploring Japan in 2016, Parisian photographer Romain Veillon discovered the eerily deserted "Western Village" amusement park, themed around 1800s America.

Published on 15 October 2018 | 2:05 am


15 airlines that no longer exist

In the little more than 100 years of commercial air travel, thousands of airlines have come and gone as casualties of oil prices, politics, mismanagement or financial loss.

Published on 15 October 2018 | 12:46 pm


What we learned on world's longest flight

Just a little while ago, I was on the complete other side of the planet.

Published on 13 October 2018 | 3:09 am


Tiny houses for homeless vets make sense

Published on 18 October 2018 | 6:07 pm


See the village of tiny houses for veterans

Published on 18 October 2018 | 5:09 pm


These war heroes face another kind of danger

Published on 11 October 2018 | 11:55 pm








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