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The hospitals where Covid-19 sufferers wait for others to die before they can be put on a respirator

The Syrian Health Ministry has only confirmed 112 Covid-19 deaths in the country since March, with a total of 2,765 cases in regime-held...

Australian TV host detained in China

The Australian government received a "formal notification" of Cheng Lei's detention on August 14, according to a statement released by Marise Payne, Australia's...

Opinion: How Shinzo Abe’s exit could threaten regional stability and Japan’s alliance with the US

Tensions in Asia have been on the rise. While the US and China trade war marches on, China has been taking increasingly provocative...

Fears of Covid-19 ‘catastrophe’ in isolated Brazilian valley

The virus has already killed a member of the Marubo and a member of the Tikuna indigenous people living in the remote Javari...

China test fires so-called ‘carrier killer’ missiles into South China Sea

Beijing claims almost all of the vast South China Sea as its sovereign territory and has stepped-up efforts to assert its dominance over...

Afghanistan floods kill dozens, with many still missing

Officials in in the disaster management ministry said that torrential rain earlier this week triggered flash flooding in the country's Parwan province --...

Eradication of polio in Africa is ‘a great day’ WHO director general says

"Today we come together to rejoice over a historic public health success, the certification of wild poliovirus eradication in the African region," Tedros...

Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny was poisoned, Berlin hospital says

Berlin's Charite Hospital noted that the Kremlin critic was suffering from "intoxication by a substance from the group of cholinesterase inhibitors." It added...

Belarus opposition protests begin amid heavy police presence

"We are strictly warning: In case of disruption of the order and peace in these places -- you will have to deal not...

Algorithms promised efficiency. But they’ve worsened inequality

The teachers at Philip's west London school predicted he would gain 2 A grades and a B in his exams, which would have...

China’s Communist Party is a threat to the world, says former elite insider

Cai also called for sanctions on top Chinese officials and appealed to the international community to join hands in stopping the Communist Party...

Spat at, segregated, policed: Hong Kong’s dark-skinned minorities say they’ve never felt accepted

He says he has been spat at, cussed at, and denied public services. When he sits down on the subway, nearby passengers often...

Alexy Navalny’s wife claims Russian coverup, says husband was poisoned – CNN Video

Russian dissident Alexey Navalny will travel to a German clinic for care after falling gravely ill in a suspected poisoning. CNN's Matthew Chance...

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern wants to eliminate coronavirus. Is she setting herself up to fail?

Ardern opted for the second path. When New Zealand had only reported 28 cases, Ardern closed borders to foreigners, and when there were...

Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny hospitalized after suspected poisoning: spokeswoman

Navalny, 44, started feeling unwell while on a return flight to Moscow from the Siberian city of Tomsk, his spokeswoman Kira Yarmysh, said...

Scared of going back to the office? Companies hope these apps will help

Since the Covid-19 pandemic hit, Siemens (SIEGY) has raced to give its workplace app Comfy a makeover for the coronavirus era.Want to reserve...

This company is taking on Africa’s fake drinks industry

For more than a decade, Sproxil's mobile authentication technology, called "Defender," has helped consumers detect counterfeit medicines. Now the US startup is using...

Archaeologists find rare artifacts under floorboards of English manor house

An archaeologist unexpectedly discovered medieval manuscripts, 16th-century clothing and Tudor books among the many artifacts left beneath the floorboards of Oxburgh Hall in...

Citibank sent a hedge fund $175 million by mistake. Now it’s struggling to get the money back

The US banking giant filed a lawsuit Monday in the Southern District of New York, seeking the return of funds that it said...

World Photography Day: 5 of the year’s best photo series

With Wednesday marking World Photography Day 2020, CNN Style is looking back at some of the most striking photo series published over the...

Microsoft drives another nail in the coffin of its most hated product

Microsoft announced this week that its workplace chat software Teams will no longer be available on Internet Explorer as of November 30, and...

New sanctions deal ‘lethal blow’ to Huawei. China decries US bullying

The US Commerce Department on Monday announced fresh sanctions that restrict any foreign semiconductor company from selling chips developed or produced using US...

Is New Zealand’s coronavirus outbreak as ‘terrible’ as Trump says?

Referring to some nations now seeing a new wave of coronavirus cases, Trump said "they were holding up names of countries and now...

You no longer have to wait in a Genius Bar line to get your Mac fixed

Apple (AAPL) is making it easier to access repairs for Mac computers by expanding a program that allows independent repair shops to fix...

Belarus leader says there won’t be new elections ‘until you kill me’ as protesters rally against strongman

Lukashenko made the comments while visiting a Minsk factory Monday, where he was booed and a group of workers chanted "Leave!" in unison....

Robinhood is now worth more than $11 billion

The rapidly rising price tag on Robinhood, which is rumored to be going public soon, is yet more evidence of how the startup...

Nudes, prudes and swingers. Hedonism II adapts to the pandemic era

(CNN) — During the time I spent living with my husband next door to Hedonism II resort in Jamaica, I often suspected the...

The tigers that once terrorized Hong Kong are almost extinct

They weren't committing a crime: they were carrying a caged tiger. Two days earlier, the men realized a deer trap they had...

Analysis: The US-China fight began with trade. Now it’s the one thing still working for them

But there's at least one aspect of their relationship that seems to be on steady ground: trade. Both sides, and the recession-scarred...

Taiwan risks being caught in the power struggle between the US and China

On Monday morning, as Azar toured the Taiwanese capital of Taipei, several Chinese fighter jets briefly crossed over the de facto maritime border...

Tokyo has a drive-in haunted house. And it’s terrifying

Tokyo (CNN) — We can all agree that screaming is a pivotal part of a great haunted house experience. But at a time...

Belarusians accuse authorities of torture and humiliation during mass detentions

Lukashenko's government had already been accused of responding to the protests with disproportionate force and violence, but the accusations of mistreating people behind...

Israel and the UAE establish ‘full normalization of relations’

Trump also tweeted a lengthy joint statement between the US, UAE and Israel, calling the agreement to "full normalization of relations" between Israel...

Russian power lifter breaks both knees while attempting to squat nearly 900 pounds

Alexander Sedykh was seriously injured while competing in the 2020 World Raw Powerlifting Federation (WPRF) Championships held in Dolgoprudny, which is in the...

Video shows enormous oil leak in pristine lagoon – CNN Video

Mauritius is facing an environmental catastrophe after a stricken Japanese-owned ship began leaking oil into the ocean.Source link

Is Covid-19 making airplane passengers more unruly?

(CNN) — Stephanie Scherrer was settling in for her two-hour Southwest Airlines flight from Denver, Colorado to her home in Los Angeles, California....

Why India could still be a long way off herd immunity

Scientists believe it's likely that recovering from coronavirus leaves a person with some immunity, but it's not clear how strong it is or...

The Red Bull heir, a crashed car and the scandal that angered Thailand

According to police, a trail of oil leaking from the sports car led investigators to the luxury home of one of Thailand's wealthiest...

The iPhone 12 feature that could help convince millions of people to upgrade their phones

That's a significant milestone that could help convince millions of people to upgrade their smartphones. 5G could make the iPhone 12 a must-have...

From Belarus to Hong Kong, journalists ‘are bearing the brunt of the global surge in repression’

From Hong Kong to Belarus, we are witnessing new infringements on the public and on freedom of the press.I asked Joel Simon, the...