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Canadian released from Chinese detention

Story Highlights CFO was detained in Canada in December 2017 Also said to have leaked files on internal company email Canadian: "I can say unequivocally that Huawei is not a threat to national security"...

Chinese Bank of China says ‘illegal’ to buy or hold cryptocurrencies

This article is over 1 month old Update: The Bank of China said in a statement issued on Thursday that, in line with regulations in China, it is illegal to transact in crypto or...

Meet the 17-year-old climate campaigner inspiring the youth uprising

Greta Thunberg Greta Thunberg is 17 years old and has become one of the faces of the youth-led uprising against climate change. This summer, the Swedish teenager stood in front of the Stockholm parliament...

Exclusive: Discussing Brexit Britain, The Scene Is Not All Merry Christmas

Rare: a government announcement that ruffles feathers. Ira Goldfeder, the hardline California tycoon now in charge of Britain's aerospace, led the U.S. government in targeting Boeing in the height of the Reagan administration. Goldfeder...

‘The last of a dying breed’: Sri Lanka’s last snake man buried

Written by By Anija Wojtanovic, CNN Staff After Tamara Ratnayake died last year aged 52, her husband's ancestors paid him a tribute by chanting as a coffin was taken to a cemetery. Their valley...

Supreme Court Upholds Dismissal of Andrew Bovett’s Sexual Assault Claim

The controversy over Andrew Bovett’s sexual assault allegations is not over. However, during a hearing in L.A. on Thursday, the United States Supreme Court was urged to take up the case, reversing the appeals...

Afghanistan: Women Face Restrictions for Access to Education

Women are feeling the impact of the Taliban’s recent return to power in Afghanistan, as women were recently banned from attending university classes at the Kabul University. This decision contradicts international agreements on gender...

Same-sex marriage vote clears way for Swiss law

Men gave approval to it, and so did women, thus making it legal in Zurich An historic vote in Switzerland has paved the way for same-sex marriages to be legalised in the Alpine country....

From Clint Eastwood to Cuba: Taiwan, India and Hollywood are making a push for Chinese audience

Hong Kong’s film censorship guidelines have roots in the Communist party that developed the city at the start of the 20th century. Most of the city’s movies are shot in the red Communist livery;...

Volcano is still erupting and still terrifying people in Spain

This article is over 1 year old Raging rock debris has slowed travel of the Volcanological Institute of Spain near Santander, and its vice-president says authorities could be frightened off The remains of a...

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