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Mysterious heat spot in Korean border river turns out to be a defector

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 00:53
Shortly before midnight on Thursday, a South Korean thermal observation device identified a mysterious heat spot floating down the Imjin River on the North Korean border.

Doctors find 526 teeth in boy's mouth in India

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 20:52
A 7-year-old boy complaining of jaw pain was found to have 526 teeth inside his mouth, according to the hospital in India where he was treated.

A South Korean cult leader who held 400 followers captive in Fiji has been jailed for six years

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 18:51
A South Korean cult leader has been sentenced to six years in jail for holding some 400 followers captive in Fiji and subjecting them to violence and abuse.

Hong Kong protests: Head of China's military garrison condemns violence

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 14:51
The commander of the Chinese military garrison in Hong Kong has addressed the city's ongoing protest movement for the first time, warning that violence by pro-democracy groups "should not be tolerated."

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Thu, 08/01/2019 - 10:50

China is blaming the US for Hong Kong protests

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 07:50
The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday accused the United States of influencing the increasingly violent pro-democracy protests that have rocked Hong Kong for two months.

Myanmar Fast Facts

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 05:49
View CNN's Fast Facts on Myanmar, and learn more about the country in southeast Asia formerly known as Burma.

Maoris are protesting in New Zealand over child removals and use of sacred land

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 19:48
Maori groups in New Zealand are taking to the streets to protest family separations carried out by the child welfare agency and a planned development on their ancestral lands.

Surgical plate found in 15-foot crocodile's stomach

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 16:46
The owner of an Australian crocodile farm has told of his shock after finding a surgical plate in the stomach of a 4.7-meter (15-foot) reptile.

Beijing bans solo travel to Taiwan amid rising cross-strait tensions

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 15:46
The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-strait tensions.

Boy, 3, fell six stories. Onlookers used a blanket to save him

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 12:46
A 3-year-old boy who fell from the sixth floor of a building in China was saved by the crowd below, which caught him with a blanket, according to state broadcaster CCTV.

Clashes in Hong Kong as police charge 44 protesters with rioting

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 10:45
Hong Kong police have charged 44 people with rioting after an illegal protest Sunday spiraled into chaos and brought parts of the city to a standstill, amid a deepening political crisis that shows little signs of deescalating.

US soldiers shot 170 civilians in this ditch

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 06:50
Two walls have brought me to tears. They are on opposite sides of the world, 8,600 miles apart. Both are filled with names of people I never knew but who have helped shaped the person I have become.

Malaysia Fast Facts

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 06:42
Read CNN's Fast Facts about Malaysia to learn more about the country located in Southeast Asia.

North Korea launches projectiles, South Korea military says

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 05:41
North Korea fired multiple unidentified projectiles early Wednesday local time, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) tells CNN.

Jiang Zemin Fast Facts

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 03:40
Read CNN's Jiang Zemin Fast Facts and learn more about the former president of China.

More civilians are being killed by Afghan and NATO forces than by the Taliban and other militants

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 21:38
More civilians in Afghanistan were killed by Afghan and NATO forces than by the Taliban and other militant groups in the first half of 2019, a UN mission to the country said Tuesday.

Investigation launched into accident involving high-profile alleged rape victim

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 19:38
The Indian teenager at the center of a high-profile rape case involving a local lawmaker from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party is fighting for her life after being severely injured in a road accident.

Singapore advertisement sparks 'brownface' controversy

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 19:38
An ethnically Chinese actor who allegedly darkened his skin to portray characters of different races in an advertisement has sparked a "brownface" controversy in multi-ethnic Singapore.

Beijing's top Uyghur official claims most inmates have left Xinjiang camps

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 19:38
A senior Chinese official has alleged that authorities in the far-western region of Xinjiang have released most detainees held in government internment camps, but refused to be drawn on how many people remained in the mass detention program.

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