Ruling on Jews who prayed in Al-Aqsa compound ignites controversy

May 23, 2022 at 17:56

Israeli Magistrate's Court Judge Zion Sahrai ruled Sunday that three Jewish youths were not violating security conditions when they recited a Jewish prayer at the contested holy area known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as Haram Al-Sharif. Polic...

Kylian Mbappé says sport has been his 'refuge'

May 23, 2022 at 14:32

(CNN) Kylian Mbappé says that playing football became his "refuge" as he battled with a "tough decision" as to whether to sign a contract extension with Paris St-Germain or join Real Madrid. The French international forward had long been linked with the Spa...

Russian soldier sentenced in Ukraine conflict's first war crimes trial

May 23, 2022 at 13:41

Kyiv, Ukraine (CNN) A 21-year-old Russian soldier was sentenced to life in prison on Monday for killing an unarmed man in Ukraine's first war crimes trial since Russia's invasion. The soldier, Vadim Shishimarin, had pleaded guilty to shooting a 62-year-old...

The bull market minted millions of day traders. They're in for a rough ride

May 23, 2022 at 12:33

London (CNN Business) In early 2021, in the midst of speculative stock market euphoria, a pair of day traders went viral on TikTok with a video explaining their winning strategy. And I just watch it until it stops going up, and I sell it," says the user kno...

Germany is keen to pursue gas projects with Senegal, says Scholz on first African tour

May 23, 2022 at 11:54

Dakar Germany wants to intensively pursue gas and renewable energy projects with Senegal, Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Sunday during his first trip to Africa, against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine and its impact on energy and food prices. Scholz kick...

Severed head of missing Nigerian lawmaker found in park, police say

May 23, 2022 at 11:47

Nigeria Police in Nigeria have discovered the severed head of a state legislator who went missing last week in the southeastern state of Anambra, where the government accuses separatists of carrying out a spate of killings and kidnappings, police said on Su...

7 dead after blaze on Philippine ferry

May 23, 2022 at 04:14

Manila, Philippines Seven people have died after a high-speed Philippine ferry carrying 134 people caught fire on Monday, with seven passengers still missing, the coast guard said. The MV Mercraft 2 caught fire just before reaching the port of Real in Quezo...

A new billionaire has been minted nearly every day during the pandemic

May 23, 2022 at 03:14

New York (CNN Business) The Covid-19 pandemic has been good for the wallets of the wealthy. Some 573 people have joined the billionaire ranks since 2020, bringing the worldwide total to 2,668, according to an analysis released by Oxfam on Sunday. That means...

Inspired by spiders, one Japanese startup is inventing a new generation of textiles

May 23, 2022 at 02:19

Now,one Japanese startup, Spiber , is exploring how spider webs could transform the textile industry. The company's trademarked fiber, Brewed Protein, has been used in limited edition collections with brands including Japanese streetwear label Sacai and out...

Makgeolli: How Korean rice wine is stepping out of soju's shadow

May 23, 2022 at 01:19

Makgeolli, the milky and often sweet traditional rice wine from Korea, was chosen for its price, not flavor. Kim, now an adjunct professor at Global Cyber University in Seoul, has been teaching makgeolli brewing techniques for 10 years. Kim Min-kyu (no rela...

Nissan is launching a comeback. Here's what it's like road tripping in its newest sports car

May 22, 2022 at 17:42

Do not attempt unless you have special off-road driving training and are driving on a closed course. Always consult the owner's manual before off-road driving, know your terrain and trail difficulty, and use appropriate safety gear. The new Nissan Z's nose...

Australia has a new left-leaning government: Here's what you need to know

May 22, 2022 at 06:47

Australia's coming in from the climate coldElection results showed a strong swing towards Independents who campaigned on issues relating to the climate. Labor has pledged to reach emission net zero by 2050, partly by strengthening the mechanism used to pres...

North Korea claims 'positive trend' in Covid outbreak, but no reply to Biden's offer of help

May 22, 2022 at 05:20

Seoul (CNN) North Korea claims its Covid outbreak is slowing, with its state-run media reporting on Sunday a "positive trend" that has seen the daily number of new "fever cases" drop below 200,000. The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said that between Fri...

Biden's North Korea strategy is a major shift from Trump's showman diplomacy

May 21, 2022 at 19:20

And during a news conference here Saturday, he did not sound particularly eager for a handshake with the North Korean despot. The days of glitzy, leader-to-leader summits and other photo ops that defined President Donald Trump's diplomatic forays with North...

Palestinian teen shot and killed in exchange of fire with Israeli military in Jenin

May 21, 2022 at 15:30

People carry the body of Palestinian teenager Amjad al-Fayed, who was killed in clashes during an Israeli raid. Jerusalem CNN —A 17-year-old Palestinian was killed and an 18-year-old was critically injured by Israeli fire during an Israeli military raid in...

Australian voters deliver strong message on climate, ending conservative government's 9-year rule

May 21, 2022 at 14:57

Anthony Albanese, pictured center with his partner and son, celebrates victory on May 21, 2022 in Sydney, Australia. Australian Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese appeared certain to form a minority government, though it was unclear as counting continued i...

Boris Johnson breathes a sigh of relief on Partygate scandal. But another crisis will be along soon

May 21, 2022 at 04:06

London (CNN) Boris Johnson has been able to end what might have otherwise been a troubling week with an unexpected sigh of relief. On Thursday, it was announced that the British Prime Minister would not receive any further fines from the Metropolitan Police...

You can get unlimited summer travel for $9.50 in this European country

May 20, 2022 at 17:25

(CNN) — A whole month of unlimited transport for just $9.50 -- that's a great deal at any time, but in a time of fuel price hikes, rocketing car rental rates and a worldwide cost of living crisis, it becomes unbeatable. So pack your bags, because the most a...

US says 'Hotel Rwanda' hero Rusesabagina 'wrongly detained'

May 20, 2022 at 12:49

The United States has determined that Paul Rusesabagina, portrayed in the film "Hotel Rwanda" sheltering hundreds of people during the African nation's 1994 genocide, has been "wrongfully detained," the State Department said on Thursday. Rusesabagina, 67, w...

Rwanda expects first 50 asylum seekers transferred from UK by end of May

May 20, 2022 at 12:44

Kigali, Rwanda Rwanda expects the first group of 50 asylum seekers to be transferred from Britain by the end of May, a government spokesperson has said . In April the British government announced plans to send people seeking asylum to the East African count...

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