(CNN) The former head of the Vatican bank, Angelo Caloia, has been sentenced to nearly nine years in prison for money laundering and aggravated embezzlement. The 81-year-old was handed an eight year, 11 month jail term on Thursday, making him the highest-ra...
London (CNN) The culmination of Joe Biden's journey to the Oval Office was seen far beyond Washington DC on Thursday, with images of his inauguration splashed across the front pages of newspapers around the world. Here's a selection of front pages from vari...
Hong Kong (CNN Business) China says that it is a "victim" of misinformation after Twitter restricted the account of the Chinese embassy in the United States. The retort comes aftertemporarily locked the account of the Chinese embassy over a tweet it posted...
(CNN) — With its vast mountain ranges, sandy beaches and towering forests, Cape Town is a place where the natural world dominates, imploring visitors to stop and soak it all in. The southernmost city of Africa has an unofficial motto: "Slow down it's Cape T...
It called on all parties to refrain from violence and for "election challenges and complaints to be addressed in an independent and transparent manner." Uganda's longtime leader President Yoweri Museveni was declared the winner for a record sixth term, amid...
From a grueling trade war to a slew of sanctions on the country's most prominent tech companies, the Trump administration spent the bulk of the last four years piling pressure on the United States' biggest economic rival. Things only became more heated in r...
Hong Kong (CNN Business) Jack Ma just made his first public appearance in months as his tech empire continues to face scrutiny from Chinese regulators. Alibaba BABA The billionaire co-founder ofresurfaced Wednesday, in a video published by Chinese state med...
But as Biden raised his hand and swore an oath to defend the Constitution, becoming the nation's 46th president — nothing happened. Members of a QAnon-focused Telegram channel, and some users of the image board 4chan, vowed to keep the faith. "The most hard...
(CNN) The number of North Korean ships in the country's "dark fleet" fishing for squid plummeted in 2020, new data shows, depriving the impoverished country of a popular staple during a year when food supply was already dangerously low. Research from nonpro...
New York (CNN Business) As of noon today, Donald Trump is entitled to an annual pension of $221,400 and perks worth far more than that. but not certain -- he could lose that if he's convicted in the upcoming It's possible --but not certain -- he could lose...
That's why Biden is taking a go-big, or go-home approach now that he's inheriting a fragile economy and the worst pandemic in a century. Biden's $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan shows that he's determined to avoid repeating the mistakes of the Great Reces...
London (CNN) When Joe Biden is sworn in Wednesday as the 46th United States president, he will take the reins of a country in crisis. Biden has signaled a warmer partnership with Europe than Trump, who frequently criticized the EU on trade during his admini...
(CNN) The US has officially determined that China is committing genocide and crimes against humanity against Uyghur Muslims and ethnic and religious minority groups who live in the northwestern region of Xinjiang . "Since at least March 2017, local authorit...
(CNN) China is rushing to build a massive quarantine camp that can house more than 4,000 people, after an outbreak of Covid-19 this month that has left tens of millions of people under strict lockdown. The quarantine camp is located on the outskirts of Shij...
Using a series of codes and disguises, the bold group snuck into Western Australia to free six Irish political prisoners. Jailed for crimes of rebellionIn a state where 10% of the population has Irish ancestry, the Catalpa escape remains a stirring tale of...
(CNN) — The Michelin Guide has awarded one of its coveted stars to a French vegan restaurant for the first time. The restaurant, in the small southwestern village of Arès, near Bordeaux, is the first animal-free establishment to appear in the Michelin Guide...
(CNN) Local and federal officials in Brazil were warned of looming oxygen shortages nearly a week before crisis struck in the city of Manaus, the country's Solicitor General has revealed. In a country already hard-hit by the coronavirus, oxygen shortages an...
It's as if 10 of the world's largest commercial jets fell out of the sky, every day for an entire year. While the 2 million figure is horrifying, experts say the real death toll is likely much higher. Only confirmed Covid-19 deaths are included in the tally...
Hong Kong (CNN Business) Tesla has begun rolling out locally made Model Y crossover vehicles in China, reaching an important milestone in the world's largest auto market . The electric carmaker announced the news on Twitter on Monday, releasing photos of th...
Hong Kong (CNN Business) China and Australia spent much of last year in a tense standoff on trade. But as the recovery of the world's second largest economy gathers pace, China needs more iron ore and Australia is still its main supplier. Beijing on Monday...