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    ISIS-affiliated leaders killed in Philippines

    ISIS-affiliated leaders killed in Philippines


    Two key ISIS-affiliated leaders engaged in a standoff with Philippines forces in the southern city of Marawi have been killed, the country's Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said...

    Two key ISIS-affiliated leaders engaged in a standoff with Philippines forces in the southern city of Marawi have been killed, the country's Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Monday.
    The 1938 flight from London to Australia

    The 1938 flight from London to Australia


    Flying to the other side of the world used to be such a romantic adventure, but the 10-day upper-class epics of yesteryear will soon be reduced to a 15-hour non-stop dash for ordinary...

    Flying to the other side of the world used to be such a romantic adventure, but the 10-day upper-class epics of yesteryear will soon be reduced to a 15-hour non-stop dash for ordinary passengers.
    Hostage claims wife was raped, infant child killed

    Hostage claims wife was raped, infant child killed


    A Canadian man who was freed along with his family after five years in militant captivity in Pakistan claimed his captors authorized the killing of one of his children and raped his...

    A Canadian man who was freed along with his family after five years in militant captivity in Pakistan claimed his captors authorized the killing of one of his children and raped his wife.
    Ji-sung hopes for Man Utd resurgence

    Ji-sung hopes for Man Utd resurgence


    Former Manchester United player Park Ji-sung says the club is on the up after some difficult years following Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement in...

    Former Manchester United player Park Ji-sung says the club is on the up after some difficult years following Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement in 2013.
    Taliban hostage family is rescued after 5 years

    Taliban hostage family is rescued after 5 years


    An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three children have been freed from captivity by Pakistani security forces, nearly five years after being taken hostage by the Taliban in...

    An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three children have been freed from captivity by Pakistani security forces, nearly five years after being taken hostage by the Taliban in Afghanistan.
    India raises age of consent to 18

    India raises age of consent to 18


    India's Supreme Court has struck down a legal clause that allowed men to engage in non-consensual marital sex with girls as young as...

    India's Supreme Court has struck down a legal clause that allowed men to engage in non-consensual marital sex with girls as young as 15.
    Nuke test leaves Chinese city shaken

    Nuke test leaves Chinese city shaken


    As CNN's Matt Rivers reports, North Korea's latest nuclear test leaves one Chinese city on...

    As CNN's Matt Rivers reports, North Korea's latest nuclear test leaves one Chinese city on edge.
    China to replace US as leading donor

    China to replace US as leading donor


    US President Donald Trump has called for major cuts in foreign aid under his America First policy, raising alarm among philanthropists and sparking warnings it could be a "death sentence" for some...

    US President Donald Trump has called for major cuts in foreign aid under his America First policy, raising alarm among philanthropists and sparking warnings it could be a "death sentence" for some countries.
    UN bans 4 ships from all ports for North Korea ties

    UN bans 4 ships from all ports for North Korea ties


    The United Nations has slapped a global port ban on four ships for their dealings with North Korea, including one that was caught smuggling 30,000 North Korean-made rocket-propelled grenades in...

    The United Nations has slapped a global port ban on four ships for their dealings with North Korea, including one that was caught smuggling 30,000 North Korean-made rocket-propelled grenades in 2016.
    Scientist names wasp after Harry Potter villain

    Scientist names wasp after Harry Potter villain


    A biologist in New Zealand wants to clean up the image of wasps -- by naming one after Lucius Malfoy, one of Harry Potter's arch-enemies in the fantasy fiction...

    A biologist in New Zealand wants to clean up the image of wasps -- by naming one after Lucius Malfoy, one of Harry Potter's arch-enemies in the fantasy fiction series.
    Australia end Syria's World Cup hopes

    Australia end Syria's World Cup hopes


    One year, two months and 29 days after Syria began their qualifying campaign against Afghanistan, their hopes of reaching a first ever World Cup were finally ended against Australia in...

    One year, two months and 29 days after Syria began their qualifying campaign against Afghanistan, their hopes of reaching a first ever World Cup were finally ended against Australia in Sydney.
    Outsider party looks to upstage Japan's Abe

    Outsider party looks to upstage Japan's Abe


    Japanese politicians spring into campaign mode Tuesday as the countdown to the country's snap general election -- scheduled for October 22 --...

    Japanese politicians spring into campaign mode Tuesday as the countdown to the country's snap general election -- scheduled for October 22 -- begins.
    Who really holds the power in China?

    Who really holds the power in China?


    Unlike the gossipy, open democracies of Western societies, it is almost impossible to know who truly holds power in the opaque world of Chinese...

    Unlike the gossipy, open democracies of Western societies, it is almost impossible to know who truly holds power in the opaque world of Chinese politics.
    Kim Jong Un's sister promoted

    Kim Jong Un's sister promoted


    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister Kim Yo Jong was promoted Saturday at a key meeting of the country's ruling party, state media...

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister Kim Yo Jong was promoted Saturday at a key meeting of the country's ruling party, state media reported.
    Hong Kong's wildest dining experience

    Hong Kong's wildest dining experience


    It's 8 p.m. in a rather dull multi-story government building and wet market center in North Point, Hong...

    It's 8 p.m. in a rather dull multi-story government building and wet market center in North Point, Hong Kong.
    New Zealand coalition efforts intensify

    New Zealand coalition efforts intensify


    Coalition talks in New Zealand entered a new phase Saturday after official final election results narrowed the gap between the two leading...

    Coalition talks in New Zealand entered a new phase Saturday after official final election results narrowed the gap between the two leading parties.
    Mumbai fights to fix its rail network

    Mumbai fights to fix its rail network


    Every day in this city, seven and a half million people pack into commuter trains and steel themselves for the daily ordeal of traveling to and from...

    Every day in this city, seven and a half million people pack into commuter trains and steel themselves for the daily ordeal of traveling to and from work.
    Bangladesh to move 800,000 Rohingya

    Bangladesh to move 800,000 Rohingya


    Bangladesh will build a single, enormous refugee camp to house around 800,000 Rohingya refugees as a Bangladeshi minister warned his country was struggling to deal with the flood across the...

    Bangladesh will build a single, enormous refugee camp to house around 800,000 Rohingya refugees as a Bangladeshi minister warned his country was struggling to deal with the flood across the border.
    CIA: Kim Jong Un isn't crazy

    CIA: Kim Jong Un isn't crazy


    Between the ruthless executions of his own senior officers, bombastic threats of nuclear annihilation and defiant missile tests, it may be easy to agree with President Donald Trump's recent assessment that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is a "madman"...

    Between the ruthless executions of his own senior officers, bombastic threats of nuclear annihilation and defiant missile tests, it may be easy to agree with President Donald Trump's recent assessment that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is a "madman" who is "on a suicide mission for himself."
    Is Aung San Suu Kyi the Mandela of Asia?

    Is Aung San Suu Kyi the Mandela of Asia?


    After spending 15 years under house arrest, democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi explains her life outlook and why she doesn't harbor...

    After spending 15 years under house arrest, democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi explains her life outlook and why she doesn't harbor bitterness.
    Why can't these Indians leave Saudi Arabia?

    Why can't these Indians leave Saudi Arabia?


    7,700 Indian workers are stranded in Saudi Arabia after a series of layoffs. CNN gets access to one of the 20 camps where workers are...

    7,700 Indian workers are stranded in Saudi Arabia after a series of layoffs. CNN gets access to one of the 20 camps where workers are stuck.
    Heineken taps into Myanmar's beer market

    Heineken taps into Myanmar's beer market


    We look into Myanmar's brewing beer market and find out why Heineken invested in a $60 million brewery outside of...

    We look into Myanmar's brewing beer market and find out why Heineken invested in a $60 million brewery outside of Yangon.
    A 'car-eating' transformer could save environment

    A 'car-eating' transformer could save environment


    It looks like a giant, car-eating transformer, but China is hoping this new vehicle concept will be the answer to its crippling traffic...

    It looks like a giant, car-eating transformer, but China is hoping this new vehicle concept will be the answer to its crippling traffic problems
    Philippines elects its first  transgender politician

    Philippines elects its first transgender politician


    CNN's Kristie Lu Stout speaks with Geraldine Roman, the first transgender woman in history to be elected to the Philippines...

    CNN's Kristie Lu Stout speaks with Geraldine Roman, the first transgender woman in history to be elected to the Philippines congress.
    Painting with shadows

    Painting with shadows


    In India's capital city, one wall bears an off-beat artwork that disappears after the sun goes...

    In India's capital city, one wall bears an off-beat artwork that disappears after the sun goes down.