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Leader of Tigray's forces accuses Ethiopian and Eritrean governments of genocide

The ousted leader of Ethiopia's Tigray region has accused the federal government and its Eritrean allies of genocide and other crimes against humanity, calling on US President Joe Biden to dial up the pressure against "invader forces."

Published on 1 March 2021 | 10:18 pm

Prince Philip moved to new hospital

Britain's Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, was moved from one London hospital to another on Monday for treatment of an infection and observation of a preexisting heart condition, Buckingham Palace announced.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 6:36 pm

Indians are telling their 18 million-strong diaspora to keep out of their affairs

When American author Meena Harris tweeted criticism of the Indian state's clampdown on farmers protesting agricultural reforms, nationalist counter-protesters responded by burning her portrait. Hundreds of Indians barraged her with abuse on Twitter, telling her to stay out of their country's affairs.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 3:44 am

Hong Kong protesters come out as 47 pro-democracy figures appear in court

Hundreds of protesters risked arrest to demonstrate outside a Hong Kong court, where 47 pro-democracy activists appeared Monday charged with subversion under the national security law, as authorities step up their crackdown against opposition voices.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 10:42 am

Footage shows tear gas, flash bangs used on protesters in Myanmar

Protesters in Myanmar continued to take to the streets in defiance after the deadliest day since the military seized power in a coup last month. At least 18 died and dozens were injured on Sunday, according to the United Nations Human Rights Office. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 9:34 am

Brexit leaves London fighting for its future as Europe poaches business

London has been the unrivaled king of European finance for more than three decades. Brexit is starting to change that.

Published on 25 February 2021 | 5:12 pm

Apple had a blowout quarter in China. But can its success there continue?

Apple blew through its December quarter record for sales in China when it reported earnings last month.

Published on 28 February 2021 | 1:28 pm

The worldwide web as we know it may be ending

Over the last year, the worldwide web has started to look less worldwide.

Published on 24 February 2021 | 10:42 pm

The hot new thing in tech: speaking into your phone

Before last year, 28-year-old Meredith Giuliani thought voice notes were "kind of weird," and she mostly stuck to texting. But after the pandemic hit, audio messages became a daily routine for her and many of her friends.

Published on 24 February 2021 | 2:03 pm

How China is devastating Australia's billion-dollar wine industry

South Australian winemaker Jarrad White spent almost a decade building his business in China. Then, in a matter of months, it all fell apart.

Published on 18 February 2021 | 3:26 pm

US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here's why it matters

If you're looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation's latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study.

Published on 18 September 2019 | 4:44 pm

How rich people could help save the planet from the climate crisis

Rich people don't just have bigger bank balances and more lavish lifestyles than the rest of us -- they also have bigger carbon footprints.

Published on 12 July 2019 | 9:20 am

How nature 'reclaimed' Chernobyl

When photographer David McMillan first visited the city of Pripyat in 1994, he expected his movements to be restricted. Just eight years prior, a reactor at the nearby Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant had exploded, forcing a region-wide evacuation and sending radioactive fallout billowing across Europe.

Published on 25 November 2020 | 9:22 am

Photos challenge negative stereotypes of Appalachia

In the coal-mining towns of southeastern Ohio, nestled in the Appalachian mountains, photographer Rich-Joseph Facun has worked on a visual study of a region that has been stereotyped for decades. Appalachia has often been viewed one-dimensionally, saddled in associations related to poverty and opioid use, and deemed "Trump Country" during the 2016 election.

Published on 20 January 2021 | 11:59 am

Queen's award honors young 'agent for change'

Emerging British fashion designer Priya Ahluwalia, whose work is setting a new standard for ethical fashion design, has won the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design.

Published on 23 February 2021 | 5:07 pm

The Louvre is shut but it's buzzing with activity

As the world's most visited museum awakens, escalators that once carried up to 40,000 pairs of feet a day loop quietly through the empty lobby.

Published on 20 February 2021 | 9:28 am

Kamala Harris's stepdaughter makes surprise runway debut at NYFW

Ella Emhoff has made her official runway debut for American label Proenza Schouler at New York Fashion Week.

Published on 18 February 2021 | 5:28 pm

Fashion community takes stand against Asian hate crimes in the US

Following a wave of anti-Asian hate crimes taking place in the US in recent weeks, prominent figures from across the fashion industry are coming together to voice their concern and condemn the violence.

Published on 17 February 2021 | 2:13 pm

Gadhafi's private airplane can't stop attracting trouble

The images that came out of Tripoli International Airport in August 2011 have become defining symbols of the downfall of the regime of Moammar Gadhafi, the autocrat who ruled Libya with an iron fist for over four decades.

Published on 19 February 2021 | 1:05 pm

How German Autobahns changed the world

Ah yes, "ze Autobahn". Few other landmarks represent Germany more than its freeway system. Cologne's cathedral is distinctively West German, and the TV Tower in Berlin is a GDR feat of engineering, but the Autobahn (literally "car runway") connects the whole country.

Published on 7 December 2020 | 11:27 am

Message in a bottle leads to 50-year friendship

Robbinroger Beever was 15 years old and walking home along a beach in Liberia, West Africa.

Published on 20 February 2021 | 9:00 am

Why this will be the hottest airplane seat in 2021

Premium economy. The two words might seem a weird combination in airline terms, since it's a rare airline where economy seats feel premium these days. But these seats between coach and business class on international flights were heating up even before Covid-19, and as we all start to travel again in 2021, they're set to be a must-fly for many passengers.

Published on 15 February 2021 | 11:34 am

Is travel to Greece possible under Covid rules?

If you're planning to travel to Greece, here's what you'll need to know and expect if you want to visit during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Published on 26 February 2021 | 8:55 pm

Homeless man rushes into animal shelter after it catches fire

A homeless man risked his life to save several cats and dogs trapped at an Atlanta animal shelter after it caught fire, the facility's founder said.

Published on 27 December 2020 | 6:14 am

A mailman, two little sisters, and weeks-long games of Tic-tac-toe

Adam Finley loves his job as a mail carrier for USPS.

Published on 25 December 2020 | 12:30 pm

7-year-old boy goes back into a burning home to save his baby sister

A 7-year-old boy named Eli saved his baby sister's life when he jumped into her room through a window to rescue her from a fire that destroyed his family's home.

Published on 27 December 2020 | 3:52 pm

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