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The Lantern Festival is the Lunar New Year’s grand finale

As this year's Lunar New Year celebrations draw to a close, it's time to get ready for the grand finale, a.k.a. the Lantern Festival.

South Korea court rejects temple’s claim to statue it says pirates pillaged

A South Korean court on Wednesday rejected a Buddhist temple's claim to a statue that it said Japanese pirates looted in the 14th century,...

Far from Bakhmut, an intense fight in trenches and minefields

In the town of Krasnohorivka, grim Soviet-era apartment buildings stand nearly but not quite empty, with only a few residents remaining. Blocks on the...

Protesters use climbing equipment to board ship and scale nearly 400-foot Shell oil platform

Activists from the campaign group Greenpeace have boarded a ship in the Atlantic Ocean and scaled a Shell oil platform that is currently being...

Israel and Sudan finalize text of peace agreement, says Israeli foreign minister

Israel and Sudan have finalized the text of a peace agreement to be signed "later this year," Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen announced on...

Blinken under pressure to push China on role in lethal fentanyl trade when he visits Beijing

Members of Congress are urging Secretary of State Antony Blinken to pressure China to do more to curb the flow of fentanyl and synthetic...

Crown Prosecution Service drops attempted rape charges against Manchester United’s Mason Greenwood

Charges of attempted rape and assault against Manchester United footballer Mason Greenwood were dropped on Thursday due to the withdrawal of key witnesses, the...

Death of teen who went missing for 100 days not suspicious, Chinese police say

There are no suspicious circumstances in the death of a Chinese teenager whose body was found near his school last week more than 100...

How do you lose a radioactive capsule? Australian investigators are wondering too

The discovery of a tiny lost radioactive capsule beside a remote highway in Western Australia raises many questions -- not least how it escaped...

Blackouts and soaring prices: Pakistan’s economy is on the brink

Muhammad Radaqat, a 27-year-old greengrocer, is worried. He doesn't know how much an onion will cost next week, let alone how he'll be able...

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Pope Francis arrives in South Sudan in historic trip

Pope Francis arrived in Juba, South Sudan on Friday fulfilling a long-time wish to visit the war-ravaged country, currently in the midst of a...

Man pleads guilty to threatening to kill Queen Elizabeth II in 2021

A British man has pleaded guilty to threatening to assassinate the late Queen Elizabeth II on Christmas Day 2021, police have said.

A first generation iPhone going up for auction hopes to fetch $50,000

An unopened first-generation iPhone from 2007 is hitting the auction block Thursday -- with an estimated value of $50,000.

Why a tiny American firm is taking aim at an Indian conglomerate

Asia's richest man is in the crosshairs of a research firm whose very name evokes panic.

‘It turned bad in an instant’: CNN crew has close call in Ukraine as Russian missiles pummel their location

CNN correspondent Frederik Pleitgen and his team were traveling on Thursday to the Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk to report on the search and rescue...
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