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China and Vatican agree on terms for bishops in China

2 hours 3 min ago
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.

Bishop in India arrested after being accused of raping nun

21 hours 25 min ago
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.

India launches sex offenders registry, amid spate of rape cases

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 17:01
India is set 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.

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang dies aged 61 after illness

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 16:00
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.

Mother of 7-year-old rape victim in India says attacker should be hanged

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 04:56
After raping the 7-year-old girl with a water hose in New Delhi, the attacker handed her 10 rupees and a piece of chocolate in exchange for her silence, according to her mother. He then left her -- a towel around her waist and bleeding -- near her home.

Former Malaysian PM Najib slapped with 25 more corruption charges

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 19:47
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

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 15:41
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.

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

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 13:41
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.

Landslide kills at least 4 in Cebu, Philippines

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 10:36
Rescuers are at the scene of another landslide in the Philippines where four bodies have been pulled from the rubble so far, according to officials.

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

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 02:29
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 metal water pipe, officials said Wednesday.

Shinzo Abe Fast Facts

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 00:24
View CNN Fast Facts to learn more about Shinzo Abe, Japan's Prime Minister and the president of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP).

Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to be released from prison

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 19:17
Disgraced former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif was ordered released from prison Wednesday, after serving less than three months of a 10-year sentence.

Vintage cars with Tesla batteries?

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 18:44

Ads targeting sexual harassment launched on Beijing subway

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 15:15
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.

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

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 11:08
The two Koreas said they were taking a step closer to peace by signing a joint military agreement that removes the threat of conflict on the Peninsula.

UN calls for genocide tribunal over Rohingya crisis

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 17:28
A United Nations fact-finding mission has released an extensive 440-page report detailing atrocities carried out by the Myanmar military against Rohingya Muslims, in support of its call for the country's generals to face an international tribunal on charges of genocide.

Pakistan PM Khan vows to grant Afghan refugees citizenship

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 17:28
Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan has vowed to grant citizenship to Afghan refugees, a policy reversal that may affect over a million people.

China accuses Taiwan of manipulating university students to become spies

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 14:27
China has accused Taiwan's intelligence agencies of recruiting university exchange students as spies, in an effort to "infiltrate" and "sabotage" activities on the mainland.

Philippines typhoon: Rescuers race to find landslide survivors

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 13:25
Rescue workers in the Philippines are continuing to dig by hand in an attempt to locate survivors of a massive landslide in the north of the country that came in the wake of Super Typhoon Mangkhut.