Hong Kong’s former governor, Chris Patten, speaks to CNN’s Kristie Lu Stout about what he thinks must be done to ease political tensions with Beijing.
A Hong Kong court has ruled that the lesbian partner of a British expatriate has the right to live in the territory as a dependent, a game-changing decision that could open the door for other foreign workers.
By Monday afternoon, it was the worst-kept secret on Capitol Hill: the latest GOP health care bill was headed for failure.
Several dozen conservative Catholic scholars and clergy have charged Pope Francis with spreading heresy, a bold but perhaps futile salvo against Francis and his reform-minded papacy.
Miguel Olivera, now 75, survived combat and being impacted by Agent Orange in Cambodia as the US waged war against the Viet Cong decades ago.
On the evening of September 5, Gauri Lankesh, a prominent journalist, activist and staunch critic of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, was fatally shot outside of her house in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru.
Iraqi Kurds have started casting their ballots in a controversial independence referendum Monday as tensions between Iraq’s largest ethnic minority and the Iraqi government in Baghdad intensifies.
US intelligence radars and sensors “picked up no indication” of an Iranian ballistic missile launch, according to a Trump administration official familiar with the latest US assessment.
Four more major Indian cities will soon have their own metro lines, the country’s government has announced.
Which garments have had the most profound effect on the world over the last 100 years? This is the beautifully simple, yet daunting question that a new exhibition at New York’s Museum of Modern Art aims to address with a display of 111 items that represent fashion’s most significant contributions to popular culture.
A car accident at 20 years old left a French man in a vegetative state for 15 years. But after neurosurgeons implanted a vagus nerve stimulator in his chest, the man, now 35, is showing signs of consciousness, according to a study published Monday in the journal Current Biology.
“Going up that river was like traveling back to the earliest beginnings of the world … an empty stream, a great silence, an impenetrable forest,” wrote Joseph Conrad in classic novella “Heart of Darkness.”
Just as Iraq prepares to turn the page on ISIS, a new chapter in its turbulent history appears to be unfolding. This time centering on the country’s largest ethnic minority: the Kurds and their push for independence.