(CNN) Poland's government put into effect Wednesday a ruling that outlaws the termination of pregnancies with fetal defects, resulting in a near-total ban on abortion in one of Europe's most devout Catholic countries. The October 22 ruling had led to weeks...
(CNN) Mass Covid-19 vaccination programs are underway in many countries around the world, offering the first glimmer of hope that life as we knew it could be back within our reach. The UK was the first country to begin vaccinating its citizens with a fully...
New York (CNN Business) Analysts have talked for at least a year about the potential for Apple's first 5G iPhone to drive a "supercycle" of device sales. iPhone sales were also even better than expected: Growing more than 17% year-over-year to nearly $65.6...
(CNN) Peru has announced new lockdowns for 10 of its 25 regions, including the capital Lima, as Covid-19 cases rise and hospitals reach a breaking point. The lockdowns will start on January 31. The country is also racing to address a shortage of intensive c...
(CNN) A letter from a descendent of Italy's wartime King, apologizing for his ancestor's role in enabling Mussolini's fascist policies during World War II, has been criticized by historians and Jewish groups after several decades of silence from members of...
London (CNN Business) AstraZeneca is pushing back strongly against criticism from EU officials over delayed deliveries of its Covid-19 vaccine. Soriot also told the newspaper that countries such as the United Kingdom were quicker than the European Union to...
demanded Yulia Navalnaya , as four policemen surrounded her on Saturday. She was on her way to a protest in Moscow, where thousands had gathered to demand the release of her husband, Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny, from jail . While Alexey Navalny...
Hong Kong (CNN Business) TikTok has been forced to lay off some of its workers in India as the country doubles down on what was already a monthslong ban on the app in the country. The popular short video app announced Wednesday that it will cut workers in I...
(CNN) Talk about a busy evening. Zlatan Ibrahimović generated plenty of headlines on Tuesday in the Milan derby -- and then some. From scoring to getting into a spat with a former teammate and then being sent off, the Swedish superstar did it all in AC Mila...
New York (CNN Business) Goldman Sachs cut chief executive David Solomon's annual compensation by $10 million, or 36%, following a penalty deduction that resulted from the bank's role in a corruption scandal involving a Malaysian investment fund, known as 1M...
London (CNN Business) The European Union is calling out vaccine makers AstraZeneca ( AZN ) and Pfizer ( PFE ) over delivery delays that could slow its recovery from the pandemic . EU Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides on Monday expressed dissatisfaction...
London (CNN) In March last year, the UK government said it was hopeful the country could cap its coronavirus deaths at 20,000. Now, 10 months on, the country counts more than 100,000 people as its Covid-19 dead, government data showed Tuesday. ICU workers s...
New York (CNN Business) Billionaires are minting money during the pandemic, even as millions of Americans join the ranks of the poor. US billionaires have collectively become $1.1 trillion -- nearly 40% -- richer since mid-March, according to a report publi...
Rome (CNN) Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte handed in his resignation on Tuesday, in a tactical political maneuver that he hopes will allow him to build a new coalition. Italy was thrown into a fresh political crisis last week when Conte faced two conf...
Hong Kong (CNN Business) China wants to lead the global recovery from the pandemic and become more influential on the world stage than ever before. China just outpaced the United States in attracting foreign direct investment for the first time. President X...
(CNN) A court in India has ruled that groping a child through their clothing does not constitute sexual assault, drawing outrage across the country and frustrating campaigners battling to address widespread sexual abuse against women and children. In a judg...
(CNN) Around the world, the vaccine rollout has shone a harsh light on global income disparities. Rich countries take the lion's share of inoculations, and poorer states scramble to have even the prospect of life after coronavirus. More than 2 million resid...
National broadcaster SBS plans to use artificial intelligence (AI) to bring Kim's voice back to life on a new program, "Competition of the Century: AI vs Human," to air later this week. It's not the first time AI has been used to revive a famous singer in S...
New York (CNN Business) Lawmakers confirmed Janet Yellen as Treasury secretary on Monday, making her the first woman in American history to hold the position. As head of the Treasury, she'll be tasked with shepherding President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion Ame...
(CNN Business) It's 27 degrees where I live just north of New York City, but I'm taking a walk up a mountain with pop star Shawn Mendes in Griffith Park in Los Angeles. Unlike me, hands in pockets, mask giving me a little extra warmth, Mendes says hello to...