Bengaluru, India (CNN) It was minutes into India's Independence Day when police stormed a slum in the western state of Gujarat where Hira Bajania, 65, was sleeping. The Indian government did not publicly respond to the report and the NHRC did not respond to...
(CNN) The UK became the first Western country to authorize a Covid-19 vaccine on Wednesday, marking a pivotal moment in the global fight against coronavirus. The vaccine was granted emergency authorization in the UK by its independent regulator, the Medicin...
(CNN) Daily, being a woman in India feels like an achievement. Currently, marriage laws between India's majority Hindu population and minority Muslims are being drafted in five states , all of which are led by the right-wing, Hindu nationalist, Bharatiya Ja...
(CNN) — Politicians from various Western countries have asked consumers to buy Australian wine in order to fight back against China's punitive tariffs on the beverage. China is the most important export market for Australian wine, and winemakers are scrambl...
London (CNN Business) Apple is facing new legal action in Europe over its controversial practice of slowing down older iPhones. Euroconsumers, the advocacy group bringing the action, said in a statement Wednesday that the class-action lawsuits cover up to 2...
The announcement means the UK has vaulted past the United States and European Union in the race to approve a vaccine, months into a pandemic that has killed almost 1.5 million people worldwide. Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla hailed the emergency authorization as...
Hong Kong (CNN) Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has been sentenced to 13.5 months in prison after pleading guilty to inciting and organizing an unauthorized protest outside the city's police headquarters last year, during months of unrest over...
Hong Kong/Sydney (CNN Business) Australia's economy is growing again after the coronavirus pandemic pushed it into its first recession in three decades . Now the country has to keep its precarious recovery on track while juggling a worsening relationship wi...
(CNN) At least five people were killed, including a 9-month-old baby, and several others injured when a man plowed his car into a group of people in a pedestrian zone in the southwest German city of Trier on Tuesday, police said. Officers arrested the drive...
BBC News Breanna Grigsby for (CNT) City New and Talk https://citynewsandtalk.com A huge radio telescope in Puerto Rico has collapsed after decades of astronomical discoveries. The US National Science Foundation (NSF) said the telescope’s 900-to...
Jonathan Amos, BBC News Breanna Grigsby for (CNT) City New and Talk https://citynewsandtalk.com China says it has successfully put another probe on the Moon. Its robotic Chang’e-5 mission touched down a short while ago with the aim of collectin...
The embattled energy company announced Monday that it will dramatically mark down the value of its natural gas properties . Exxon also promised to sharply scale back its spending ambitions as it braces for a more muted oil price recovery. plans to take a no...
London (CNN Business) Debenhams, Britain's biggest department store chain, is permanently closing its UK operations. Debenhams, which collapsed into administration in April for the second time in 12 months, said in a statement on Tuesday that it has been un...
New Delhi (CNN) Tens of thousands of farmers have swarmed India's capital where they intend to camp out for weeks to protest new agricultural laws that they say could destroy their livelihoods. Mishra expects more farmers from around the country to join the...
(CNN) Firefighters in Australia are battling a massive bushfire that has been burning out of control for six weeks across the popular tourist spot of Fraser Island, as parts of the country's east swelter through a record-breaking heat wave following the hot...
Jonathan Amos, BBC News Breanna Grigsby for (CNT) City New and Talk https://citynewsandtalk.com China has launched a mission to try to retrieve rock samples from the Moon. Its robotic Chang’e-5 spacecraft departed the Wenchang launch complex on...
BBC News Breanna Grigsby for (CNT) City New and Talk https://citynewsandtalk.com Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil has surged to its highest level since 2008, the country’s space agency (Inpe) reports. A total of that 11,088 sq k...
Asadi is a decorated Afghan helicopter pilot credited with protecting US Air Force pilots in Afghanistan and killing more Taliban than any other pilot in the Afghan air force, according to Stars and Stripes, the US military's independent newspaper. There ar...
(CNN) Days after the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh , the country's state media painted an elaborate picture of the killing that makes it sound like something straight out of a second-rate spy movie. Fars reported that Fakhriz...
An unprecedented leak of internal Chinese documents reveals how the country mishandled the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic. The documents - from Hubei province, the site of the world's first known outbreak - show China announced misleading numbers...