Protesters defied torrential rain, a police ban and menacing threats from the Chinese government to come back out for the 11th consecutive weekend of mass demonstrations. Organizers claimed as many as 1.7 million people joined the rally, with protesters thronging westwards from Victoria Park through the downtown areas,...
President Donald Trump has expressed an interest in buying Greenland, an autonomous Danish territory. But is it even for sale and would the United States want it?
By the time Zidane had been reappointed in March, two other managers -- Julen Lopetegui and Santiago Solari -- had been and gone in the blink of an eye.Fast forward to the end of the season and Real Madrid had lost 17 games in all competitions and finished...
The warrant comes just a day after a judge in Gibraltar said the Grace 1 supertanker -- which is reportedly carrying 2.1 million barrels of oil -- was free to set sail.The tanker was seized by authorities while passing through Gibraltar's waters in early July on suspicion of...
It's claimed by its owner, Russian President Vladimir Putin, to have unlimited range and be able to outflank all US air defenses. But this month, it proved, for a Kremlin keen to emphasize its growing military muscle, yet another high-profile hiccup.It wouldn't be the first time that a...
(CNN) — Archaeologists excavating on Mount Zion in Jerusalem have uncovered evidence of the Babylonian conquest of the city, appearing to confirm a Biblical account of its destruction. Academics from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte made significant finds, including ash deposits, arrowheads and broken pieces of...
Being one of the most densely populated cities on Earth, living spaces in Hong Kong are in short supply. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
Bonnie Lueng, spokesperson for the Civil Human Rights Front (CHRF), said the group's appeal to march from Victoria Park to Chater Garden was denied Friday. This was the first large march to be organized following the protests at Hong Kong's airport earlier this week.Approval still stands for a...
Liu Yifei, the Chinese-born actress starring in Disney's upcoming live-action "Mulan" remake, waded into the Hong Kong protest controversy on Thursday by expressing support for the city's police, who anti-government demonstrators accuse of using excessive force to quell unrest."I support the Hong Kong police. You can all attack...
The latest manifestation of the Trump first foreign policy was instead another sign that national interest is often subordinate to this President's immediate political requirements. In a characteristic but still shocking shattering of norms, the President of the United States actively lobbied a foreign government to refuse admission...