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    Japan lands robot rovers on an asteroid's surface

    Japan lands robot rovers on an asteroid's surface


    The Japanese space agency JAXA said it made history Saturday by successfully landing two unmanned rovers on an...

    The Japanese space agency JAXA said it made history Saturday by successfully landing two unmanned rovers on an asteroid.
    China and Vatican agree on terms for bishops in China

    China and Vatican agree on terms for bishops in China


    The Vatican and China have signed a provisional agreement to allow jointly-approved Catholic bishops in China for the first time, Vatican spokesman Greg Burke said in a recorded press statement...

    The Vatican and China have signed a provisional agreement to allow jointly-approved Catholic bishops in China for the first time, Vatican spokesman Greg Burke said in a recorded press statement Saturday.
    North Korea Fast Facts

    North Korea Fast Facts


    Read CNN's North Korea Fast Facts to learn about the history, population and geography of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea...

    Read CNN's North Korea Fast Facts to learn about the history, population and geography of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
    Bishop in India arrested after being accused of raping nun

    Bishop in India arrested after being accused of raping nun


    A Catholic bishop in India's southern state of Kerala was arrested Friday in the alleged rape of a nun, according to a police...

    A Catholic bishop in India's southern state of Kerala was arrested Friday in the alleged rape of a nun, according to a police official.
    Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang dies aged 61 after illness

    Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang dies aged 61 after illness


    Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang died on Friday aged 61 at a military hospital in the capital Hanoi following a period of illness, state media...

    Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang died on Friday aged 61 at a military hospital in the capital Hanoi following a period of illness, state media said.
    India launches sex offenders registry, amid spate of rape cases

    India launches sex offenders registry, amid spate of rape cases


    India is to launch a national register of sex offenders in a bid to combat a rise in reports of sexual violence against women and children, following nationwide outrage over a string of high-profile gang rape...

    India is to launch a national register of sex offenders in a bid to combat a rise in reports of sexual violence against women and children, following nationwide outrage over a string of high-profile gang rape cases.
    Philippines landslide: 50 people feared missing under rubble

    Philippines landslide: 50 people feared missing under rubble


    Rescuers were still searching Friday for at least 50 people feared buried under debris up to 15 meters deep following a landslide in the Philippines...

    Rescuers were still searching Friday for at least 50 people feared buried under debris up to 15 meters deep following a landslide in the Philippines Thursday.
    Rape of 7-year-old in India marks the latest in series of attacks on girls

    Rape of 7-year-old in India marks the latest in series of attacks on girls


    A 7-year-old girl is in critical condition at a New Delhi hospital after undergoing surgery for injuries she suffered while being raped with a water pipe, officials said...

    A 7-year-old girl is in critical condition at a New Delhi hospital after undergoing surgery for injuries she suffered while being raped with a water pipe, officials said Wednesday.


    For the third time this year, the leaders of North and South Korea are meeting face to...

    For the third time this year, the leaders of North and South Korea are meeting face to face.
    Jet Airways plane turns back after passengers suffer nose, ear bleeds

    Jet Airways plane turns back after passengers suffer nose, ear bleeds


    A Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Jaipur was forced to turn back Thursday after around 30 passengers complained of nose and ear bleeds due to low pressure in the...

    A Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Jaipur was forced to turn back Thursday after around 30 passengers complained of nose and ear bleeds due to low pressure in the cabin.
    Former Malaysian PM Najib slapped with 25 more corruption charges

    Former Malaysian PM Najib slapped with 25 more corruption charges


    Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been hit with 25 more corruption-related charges over allegations that he siphoned off $681 million from the...

    Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been hit with 25 more corruption-related charges over allegations that he siphoned off $681 million from the public.
    Mount Paektu: Moon and Kim visit mythical mountain

    Mount Paektu: Moon and Kim visit mythical mountain


    They clutched hands, their wives at their sides, at the top of a sacred peak in what appeared to be a fitting end to a three-day...

    They clutched hands, their wives at their sides, at the top of a sacred peak in what appeared to be a fitting end to a three-day summit.
    Shinzo Abe Fast Facts

    Shinzo Abe Fast Facts


    View CNN Fast Facts to learn more about Shinzo Abe, Japan's Prime Minister and the president of the Liberal Democratic Party...

    View CNN Fast Facts to learn more about Shinzo Abe, Japan's Prime Minister and the president of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP).
    North and South Korea commit to 'era of no war'

    North and South Korea commit to 'era of no war'


    North Korea said it would close a key missile test facility in the presence of "international experts" and potentially destroy its primary nuclear complex if the United States agrees to corresponding measures, South Korean President Moon Jae-in announced...

    North Korea said it would close a key missile test facility in the presence of "international experts" and potentially destroy its primary nuclear complex if the United States agrees to corresponding measures, South Korean President Moon Jae-in announced in a joint press conference with Kim Jong Un Wednesday.
    Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to be released from prison

    Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to be released from prison


    Disgraced former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif was ordered released from prison Wednesday, after serving less than three months of a 10-year...

    Disgraced former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif was ordered released from prison Wednesday, after serving less than three months of a 10-year sentence.
    Ads targeting sexual harassment launched on Beijing subway

    Ads targeting sexual harassment launched on Beijing subway


    An anti-sexual harassment campaign has launched in parts of the Beijing subway system amid repeated reports of assault against women on the city's public transport...

    An anti-sexual harassment campaign has launched in parts of the Beijing subway system amid repeated reports of assault against women on the city's public transport system.
    Philippines typhoon: Families line up to identify landslide dead

    Philippines typhoon: Families line up to identify landslide dead


    "We have two more bodies to identify," an official told the crowd through a megaphone as they lined up in the sweltering heat...

    "We have two more bodies to identify," an official told the crowd through a megaphone as they lined up in the sweltering heat Tuesday.
    Has China's most famous actress been disappeared by the Communist Party?

    Has China's most famous actress been disappeared by the Communist Party?


    Imagine if one day Jennifer Lawrence was walking the red carpet in Los Angeles and the next she vanished completely with no word about where she...

    Imagine if one day Jennifer Lawrence was walking the red carpet in Los Angeles and the next she vanished completely with no word about where she was.