Lula moves to protect indigenous Yanomani amid hunger deaths

January 31, 2023 at 00:04

CNN —Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has called for emergency action to assist the country’s Yanomami indigenous group, according to a government statement on Monday. Living conditions among the relatively isolated Yanomani have deteriorated p...

Brazil's former President Jair Bolsonaro applies for six-month US tourist visa

January 30, 2023 at 23:14

CNN —Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is seeking a six-month tourist visa to remain in the United States, the law firm representing Bolsonaro confirmed to CNN Brasil on Monday. The request was filed on Friday, January 27, AG Immigration told CNN Br...

Pope Francis to visit two fragile African nations

January 30, 2023 at 18:27

CNN —Pope Francis starts a trip on Tuesday to two fragile African nations often forgotten by the world, where protracted conflicts have left millions of refugees and displaced people grappling with hunger. The trip was scheduled to take place last July but...

Blinken visit reaches new urgency as Israeli, Palestinian tensions boil

January 30, 2023 at 14:57

Jerusalem CNN —US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s trip to Israel and the West Bank may have been in the works for weeks, but it couldn’t come at a more pressing time. Now hope hinges on the arrival of the US top diplomat on Monday to help cool the risin...

TikTok CEO to testify before Congress in March

January 30, 2023 at 14:34

CNN —TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew will testify at an upcoming hearing before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, a committee spokesperson confirmed to CNN Monday. Chew will be the sole witness at the hearing, scheduled for March 23. He is expected to testif...

Here's why you should always wait for the earnings call

January 30, 2023 at 12:44

We’re currently in the thick of fourth quarter earnings reports, but traders don’t seem to care about how companies fared during the final months of 2022. Case-in-point: Earnings calls, where top execs pontificate about their economic outlook, have been mov...

Suspected suicide attack on mosque in Pakistan kills more than 30 people and injures 125

January 30, 2023 at 12:25

CNN —A deadly blast inside a mosque in Pakistan’s northwestern city of Peshawar Monday was likely a suicide attack, according to authorities. The powerful explosion left at least 34 people dead and 125 injured, according to Peshawar deputy commissioner Shaf...

Israel was behind drone attacks at military plant in Iran, US media report

January 30, 2023 at 11:53

CNN —US officials believe drone attacks at a military plant in Iran’s central city of Isfahan were carried out by Israel, according to US media reports. The New York Times cited senior intelligence officials who were familiar with the dialogue between Israe...

Eight people dead as gunman opens fire on birthday party in South Africa

January 30, 2023 at 10:02

CNN —Eight people were killed and three wounded after two gunmen entered a home and opened fire on a group of people celebrating a birthday at a home in South Africa on Sunday evening, according to the South African police service (SAPS). The shooting happe...

Renault will slash stake in Nissan as they overhaul their alliance

January 30, 2023 at 09:55

Hong Kong CNN —Carmakers Renault and Nissan have agreed to restructure their longstanding partnership, with the French company whittling down its stake in the Japanese firm to 15%. Under the agreement, Renault will transfer 28.4% of its shares in the Yokoha...

The disappearance of a teen gripped China. The discovery of his body raised more questions

January 30, 2023 at 09:38

CNN —For three months, the disappearance of Hu Xinyu gripped China. The whereabouts of the 15-year-old, who vanished from a boarding school in southern Jiangxi province in October, was for months among the most discussed topics on the Chinese internet. Then...

New Zealand's biggest city braces for more heavy rains after deadly floods

January 30, 2023 at 09:01

On Monday, New Zealand’s weather authority issued a red heavy rain warning – the highest level reserved for extreme weather events – for Auckland and the nearby Northland region for the coming days. “Tuesday is the day we are most concerned about,” the MetS...

Korean star Song Joong-ki announces marriage to Katy Louise Saunders, says they are expecting a baby

January 30, 2023 at 08:54

CNN —South Korean actor Song Joong-ki married British actress Katy Louise Saunders Monday and the two are expecting a child, Song’s agency, HighZium Studio, told CNN. On an online site for his fans, Song wrote “today we just came back from registering our m...

NATO secretary general urges South Korea to allow direct arms exports to Ukraine

January 30, 2023 at 06:40

Seoul, South Korea CNN —NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday asked South Korea to reconsider its rule on not exporting weapons to countries in conflict so it could help arm Ukraine in repelling Russia’s invasion. “Several NATO allies who had as...

Trader Joe's asked customers to rank their nine top products. Here they are

January 29, 2023 at 18:15

New York CNN —Trader Joe’s asked its customers a simple question: If you were to spend the rest of your life on a deserted island, which nine Trader Joe’s products would you take with you? More than 18,000 customers responded to its 14th annual survey ranki...

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak fires senior minister over tax controversy

January 29, 2023 at 15:25

CNN —UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak bowed to pressure on Sunday by firing the Conservative Party chairman Nadhim Zahawi for a “serious breach” of the Ministerial Code, following days of criticism over his personal tax arrangements. Sunak last week ordered hi...

Drones attack Iran military plant, Tehran says

January 29, 2023 at 14:04

CNN —Drones attacked a military plant in Iran’s central city of Isfahan, Tehran said on Sunday. “An explosion has occurred in one of the military centers affiliated to the Ministry of Defense,” the deputy head of security for Isfahan governorate Mohammad Re...

10 children killed and seven injured in Pakistan after boat capsizes

January 29, 2023 at 09:54

CNN —Ten children were killed and seven were injured when a boat capsized on a lake in northern Pakistan Sunday, police said. The boat was carrying 25 to 30 students when it capsized on the Tanda Dam Kohat, a lake in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Rescue oper...

Bus crash kills 39 people in Pakistan

January 29, 2023 at 07:53

Quetta, Pakistan CNN —At least 39 people were killed when a bus careered into a ditch and caught fire in the southern Pakistan city of Bela on Sunday. The coach had been traveling the Quetta to Karachi route when it hit a bridge pillar at high speed at 4 a....

Lunar New Year holiday trips surge in China after lifting of Covid restrictions

January 29, 2023 at 05:15

CNN —China saw 226 million domestic trips during the Lunar New Year holiday, state media reported, a 74% surge from last year after the government lifted all travel curbs under its now-abandoned zero-Covid policy. The number of trips made inside China durin...

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