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    Weinstein ex-associate accused in HK

    Weinstein ex-associate accused in HK


    A former associate of disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women in the Hong Kong film...

    A former associate of disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women in the Hong Kong film industry.
    Two journalists working on Rohingya stories arrested

    Two journalists working on Rohingya stories arrested


    The US embassy in Yangon expressed concern Wednesday over the "highly irregular" arrest of two Reuters journalists in the Myanmar...

    The US embassy in Yangon expressed concern Wednesday over the "highly irregular" arrest of two Reuters journalists in the Myanmar capital.
    S Korean journalist beaten bloody

    S Korean journalist beaten bloody


    The summit was intended to cement improved relations after a frosty period of tension between China and South...

    The summit was intended to cement improved relations after a frosty period of tension between China and South Korea.
    Australian child abuse inquiry ends

    Australian child abuse inquiry ends


    Children are still being sexually assaulted in Australian...

    Children are still being sexually assaulted in Australian institutions.
    Winter Olympics: Quick Korean translations

    Winter Olympics: Quick Korean translations


    Heading to South Korea for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics but a bit concerned about any potential language...

    Heading to South Korea for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics but a bit concerned about any potential language barriers?
    Australian child sex offender stopped at airport under new laws

    Australian child sex offender stopped at airport under new laws


    An Australian child sex offender was stopped from leaving the country Monday, under new laws which government ministers described as a "world...

    An Australian child sex offender was stopped from leaving the country Monday, under new laws which government ministers described as a "world first."
    20-pound US helicopter window falls off mid-flight, injuring child in Okinawa

    20-pound US helicopter window falls off mid-flight, injuring child in Okinawa


    The window of a US Marine Corps helicopter fell off mid-flight onto a school playing field, slightly injuring a child on the Japanese island of Okinawa. The incident is likely to fuel outrage among locals who view the US military footprint in southern...

    The window of a US Marine Corps helicopter fell off mid-flight onto a school playing field, slightly injuring a child on the Japanese island of Okinawa. The incident is likely to fuel outrage among locals who view the US military footprint in southern Japan as both a pest and a danger.
    North Korean 'ghost ship' ashore in Japan

    North Korean 'ghost ship' ashore in Japan


    Another presumed North Korean vessel has washed up on Japan's shores, with at least one dead body on...

    Another presumed North Korean vessel has washed up on Japan's shores, with at least one dead body on board.
    Who is to blame for Chinese daredevil's death?

    Who is to blame for Chinese daredevil's death?


    A video circulating on Chinese social media shows a young man preforming chin ups while hanging from the side of a 62-story building in the city of Changsha -- no safety harness, no ropes,...

    A video circulating on Chinese social media shows a young man preforming chin ups while hanging from the side of a 62-story building in the city of Changsha -- no safety harness, no ropes, nothing.
    Philippines extends martial law in southern region

    Philippines extends martial law in southern region


    The Philippines government has voted to extend martial law in the southern island of Mindanao, following a year in which Islamic militants shocked the nation in taking -- and holding, for several months -- pockets of a Muslim-majority city...

    The Philippines government has voted to extend martial law in the southern island of Mindanao, following a year in which Islamic militants shocked the nation in taking -- and holding, for several months -- pockets of a Muslim-majority city there.
    'China collects DNA, biometrics from millions'

    'China collects DNA, biometrics from millions'


    Authorities in China's far-west are collecting DNA samples, fingerprints, eye scans and blood types of millions of people aged 12 to 65, according to a new Human Rights Watch (HRW)...

    Authorities in China's far-west are collecting DNA samples, fingerprints, eye scans and blood types of millions of people aged 12 to 65, according to a new Human Rights Watch (HRW) report.
    Giant ancient penguin was human-size

    Giant ancient penguin was human-size


    The Paleocene penguin was no cute Chilly Willy, according to new skeletal remains. The bird could look you in the eye, being as tall as an adult human at 5'10" and weighed about 13 pounds shy of President Donald Trump at his last...

    The Paleocene penguin was no cute Chilly Willy, according to new skeletal remains. The bird could look you in the eye, being as tall as an adult human at 5'10" and weighed about 13 pounds shy of President Donald Trump at his last checkup.
    Sufi music draws pilgrims to Delhi

    Sufi music draws pilgrims to Delhi


    Hundreds of threads are tied on the lattice windows, carrying worshippers'...

    Hundreds of threads are tied on the lattice windows, carrying worshippers' prayers.
    Tracking the plight of Rohingya children

    Tracking the plight of Rohingya children


    Save the Children International CEO Helle Thorning-Schmidt speaks to Kristie Lu Stout about Rohingya child...

    Save the Children International CEO Helle Thorning-Schmidt speaks to Kristie Lu Stout about Rohingya child refugees.
    Inside the world's most spiritual sport

    Inside the world's most spiritual sport


    In an unassuming Tokyo tower block sits the headquarters of a sport at a spiritual...

    In an unassuming Tokyo tower block sits the headquarters of a sport at a spiritual crossroads.
    Exclusive video tells of Rohingya massacre

    Exclusive video tells of Rohingya massacre


    Exclusive footage reveals accounts of carnage from the village of Tula Toli in Myanmar, where the army allegedly massacred Rohingya...

    Exclusive footage reveals accounts of carnage from the village of Tula Toli in Myanmar, where the army allegedly massacred Rohingya Muslims.
    See how bad Delhi's pollution is

    See how bad Delhi's pollution is


    India's capital is blanketed in heavy smog, with air so polluted that breathing it in is considered roughly equivalent to smoking 44 cigarettes a...

    India's capital is blanketed in heavy smog, with air so polluted that breathing it in is considered roughly equivalent to smoking 44 cigarettes a day.
    Legends of judo: Yasuhiro Yamashita

    Legends of judo: Yasuhiro Yamashita


    Meet Yasuhiro Yamashita, one of the greatest heavyweight judokas in history. The Japanese legend ended his career with a 203-match unbeaten...

    Meet Yasuhiro Yamashita, one of the greatest heavyweight judokas in history. The Japanese legend ended his career with a 203-match unbeaten streak.
    From above: The Rohingya mass exodus

    From above: The Rohingya mass exodus


    Drone footage provided by UNHCR shows Rohingya refugees' mass exodus into Bangladesh from...

    Drone footage provided by UNHCR shows Rohingya refugees' mass exodus into Bangladesh from Myanmar.
    Inside India's obesity epidemic

    Inside India's obesity epidemic


    India, once notorious for malnutrition, is now a land of obesity. CNN talks to experts, doctors and families about...

    India, once notorious for malnutrition, is now a land of obesity. CNN talks to experts, doctors and families about why.
    Play with elephants at this treetop paradise

    Play with elephants at this treetop paradise


    CNN Travel's Elite Escapes visits the Four Season's luxury tent complex in Thailand's Chiang Rai...

    CNN Travel's Elite Escapes visits the Four Season's luxury tent complex in Thailand's Chiang Rai province.
    Why does North Korea hate the US?

    Why does North Korea hate the US?


    The North Korean regime teaches its citizens to hate America. But why? CNN's Will Ripley explains how it all...

    The North Korean regime teaches its citizens to hate America. But why? CNN's Will Ripley explains how it all started.