Italian Alps glacier collapse death toll rises to 9, with 3 still missing

July 07, 2022 at 02:25

Canazei, Italy Italian rescue teams on Wednesday found the bodies of two more victims of the glacier collapse in the Alps that is feared to have killed up to 12 people and is being blamed on rising temperatures. At least nine people are now confirmed to hav...

Boris Johnson's tenure has been defined by scandal. Here are some of the biggest ones

July 06, 2022 at 18:52

London CNN —The crisis that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing right now might be the gravest for his leadership so far – but it’s definitely not the first. Johnson’s government has been plagued by a series of scandals, from accusations of his disreg...

European Parliament says natural gas projects can be considered 'green' for investments

July 06, 2022 at 17:37

(CNN) European Union lawmakers voted Wednesday in favor of calling natural gas and nuclear power "green" or "sustainable" sources of energy, backing a proposal from European Commission , the EU's executive arm, that has spurred criticism from scientists and...

North Korean government hackers hit health services with ransomware, US agencies warn

July 06, 2022 at 17:36

(CNN) North Korean government-backed hackers have in the last year targeted multiple health organizations with ransomware, in some cases disrupting health services for "prolonged periods," the FBI and other US agencies warned on Wednesday. It's the latest i...

Boris Johnson clings to his premiership after dozens of British lawmakers resign and urge him to quit

July 06, 2022 at 15:37

London (CNN) Boris Johnson's scandal-ravaged premiership appeared on the brink of collapse Wednesday, after numerous ministers and former allies pulled their support for the beleaguered British Prime Minister and urged him to resign before he is forced from...

UK antitrust officials investigate Microsoft's $68.7 billion Activision Blizzard acquisition

July 06, 2022 at 13:25

Washington CNN Business —The UK competition regulator on Wednesday announced the launch of an antitrust investigation into Microsoft’s proposed $68.7 billion acquisition of video gaming giant Activision Blizzard. The probe into what would be Microsoft’s big...

Ethiopian president and rebel group blame each other for apparent civilian massacre

July 06, 2022 at 09:30

(CNN) Ethiopian President Abiy Ahmed and rebel group Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) are blaming each other's military forces after an unconfirmed number of civilians were killed Monday in the country's Oromia region. The incident appears to be an ethnically ta...

Huge blow for Boris Johnson as two senior UK government ministers resign

July 06, 2022 at 09:18

London (CNN) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt a huge and sudden blow on Tuesday when two of his top ministers announced their resignations, saying they could no longer work for a government mired in scandal . "The public rightly expect governm...

Xi'an shuts back down as China finds first cases of new Omicron subvariant

July 06, 2022 at 07:37

(CNN) China's northwestern city of Xi'an, home to 13 million people, was partially shut down on Wednesday after it reported the country's first outbreak of a highly transmissible new Omicron subvariant that is fast dominating the United States and Europe. T...

Religious group members charged over alleged murder of 8-year-old girl in Australia

July 06, 2022 at 06:47

(CNN) Australian authorities have charged 12 members of a religious group with the alleged murder of an 8-year-old girl, police said in a statement Tuesday. The child died at her family home in Rangeville, in southern Queensland, on January 7 after allegedl...

South Korea bets on nuclear power, restarting construction on two reactors

July 06, 2022 at 06:13

Seoul, South Korea (CNN) South Korea, one of the world's most fossil fuel-reliant economies, is re-embracing nuclear energy, with the government announcing Tuesday it will restart construction on two nuclear reactors and extend the life of those already in...

Suspected North Korean dam release forces South Koreans to evacuate holiday spot on river

July 06, 2022 at 03:31

Seoul, South Korea North Korea appears to have released water from a dam near its border with South Korea, prompting vacationers in the neighbouring country to evacuate due to rising water levels on the Imjin River, officials said Tuesday. The water level a...

Sri Lanka is 'bankrupt,' Prime Minister says

July 06, 2022 at 03:19

Colombo, Sri Lanka CNN —Sri Lanka is “bankrupt,” Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said Tuesday, as the country suffers its worst financial crisis in decades, leaving millions struggling to buy food, medicine and fuel. “We are now participating in the neg...

Is North Korea hiding a bigger problem behind its Covid-19 outbreak?

July 06, 2022 at 02:21

"It's hard even for North Korea to know its own numbers." North Korea had no ability to test for the disease, so officially it recorded zero infections. What's North Korea hiding? Park believes North Korea is probably dealing with an outbreak of typhoid fev...

Scientists confirm 'God Particle' exists 10 years ago. Watch CNN's coverage of the discovery

July 06, 2022 at 00:57

The Large Hadron Collider will restart again as scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research search for a better understanding of the building blocks of the universe. Ten years ago, the machine helped scientists confirm the existence of the...

Suspect confesses to killing Malta journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia

July 05, 2022 at 21:56

Not 150,000," he said, referring to the sum in euros that he said he was paid for killing the journalist. The interview with Degiorgio was conducted during research for a podcast into the Caruana Galizia case, entitled "Who Killed Daphne?" Maltese authoriti...

A billion people in China had personal data leaked. It's been online more than a year

July 05, 2022 at 17:01

The leak could be one of the biggest ever recorded in history, cybersecurity experts say, highlighting the risks of collecting and storing vast amounts of sensitive personal data online -- especially in a country where authorities have broad and unchecked a...

Turkish forces kill a child after shooting at a vehicle carrying migrants

July 05, 2022 at 16:10

The vehicle that Turkish forces fired on is towed away. Istanbul CNN —Turkish security forces killed a child on Sunday after opening fire on a vehicle carrying migrants from the eastern Van province near Turkey’s border with Iran, a local official told CNN...

Norway's government steps in to end oil and gas strike, averting a new energy shock for Europe

July 05, 2022 at 14:32

London (CNN Business) Norway has intervened to end a strike by oil and gas workers, the country's government said in a statement late Tuesday, citing concerns about Europe's energy crisis amid Russia's war in Ukraine. Natural gas prices spiked after Norwegi...

US and China discuss economic challenges as talk of tariff rollback swirls

July 05, 2022 at 11:21

Hong Kong (CNN Business) The United States and China held talks Monday to discuss the huge challenges facing the global economy amid mounting speculation that some Trump-era tariffs could be cut to ease inflation and boost growth. US Treasury Secretary Jane...