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CNN.com | 18. 06. 2021 | Europe

Paleontologists working in China have discovered a new species of giant rhino, the largest land mammal ever to have walked the earth.

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CNN.com | 18. 06. 2021 | Europe

More than 350 doctors and medical workers have caught Covid-19 in Indonesia despite being vaccinated with Sinovac, officials said, as concerns grow about the efficacy of some vaccines against more infectious variants.

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CNN.com | 18. 06. 2021 | Europe

Workers scaled a giant statue of a Buddhist goddess in Japan on Tuesday to place a custom-made mask on her face, an act meant to be a prayer for the end of the coronavirus pandemic.

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CNN.com | 17. 06. 2021 | Europe

The US journalist who went missing after being detained in Myanmar over three weeks ago, has appeared at a court in Yangon according to Frontier Myanmar, the news publication Fenster works for as managing editor.

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CNN.com | 17. 06. 2021 | Europe

South Korea is trying to increase its future working population by making it easier for children of foreign residents to become citizens, but its plans have run into trouble in the face of rising anti-China sentiment.

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CNN.com | 17. 06. 2021 | Europe

Authorities in one Indonesian town have started offering a new incentive to encourage elderly residents to get vaccinated against Covid-19: free live chickens.

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CNN.com | 17. 06. 2021 | Europe

A Malaysian court on Wednesday overturned a lower court's finding that an Irish teenager had died by misadventure after vanishing in the jungle, saying an open verdict should have been recorded instead.

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CNN.com | 17. 06. 2021 | Europe

Security forces set ablaze a village in central Myanmar after clashing there with opponents of the ruling junta, leaving at least two elderly people burned to death, several village residents said on Wednesday.

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CNN.com | 16. 06. 2021 | Europe

Digital sex crime is now so pervasive in South Korea that the fear of it is affecting the quality of life for women and girls, with many victims saying they had considered suicide or leaving the country, a human rights watchdog said on Wednesday.

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CNN.com | 16. 06. 2021 | Europe

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CNN.com | 16. 06. 2021 | Europe

An entire crew of workers at a fast food restaurant in Pakistan were allegedly detained on the weekend after refusing police officers' demands for free burgers, according to a statement from the company.

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CNN.com | 16. 06. 2021 | Europe

In a Hong Kong warehouse, a swarm of autonomous robots works 24/7. They're not just working hard, they're working smart; as they operate, they get better at their job.

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CNN.com | 16. 06. 2021 | Europe

When the Tokyo Olympics put out a call for volunteers, Nima Esnaashari signed up along with thousands of others in Japan eager to soak up the atmosphere of the world's biggest sporting event.

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CNN.com | 16. 06. 2021 | Europe

Indonesian police are looking into the death of a politician from Sulawesi island who opposed a gold mine project there, after environmental groups and the human rights commission called for an investigation.

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CNN.com | 15. 06. 2021 | Europe

Marine biologists are investigating a mystery skin disease afflicting whitetip reef sharks in Malaysia, with some early reports suggesting rising sea temperatures could be to blame.

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CNN.com | 15. 06. 2021 | Europe

Captured for their meat and for use in traditional medicine, some species of Pangolin are on the brink of extinction. Vietnamese conservationist Thai Van Nguyen has won the Goldman Environmental Prize for his work to protect the animals.

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CNN.com | 15. 06. 2021 | Europe

The captain of a container ship that caught fire and partially sunk off the coast of Sri Lanka, causing one of the country's worst environmental disasters, was arrested Monday before being granted bail, local police said.

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CNN.com | 15. 06. 2021 | Europe

The Philippines has again suspended a decision to scrap a crucial agreement governing the US troop presence in the country, its foreign minister said on Monday, amid continuing maritime pressure from China.

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CNN.com | 15. 06. 2021 | Europe

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court asked it on Monday for authorization to open a full investigation into drug war killings in the Philippines, saying crimes against humanity could have been committed.

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CNN.com | 14. 06. 2021 | Europe

Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi went on trial Monday, more than four months after the country's military seized power in a coup.

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CNN.com | 14. 06. 2021 | Europe

The head of what may be the world's largest family has died in India, according to the director of the hospital where he was treated. Ziona is said to have had 38 wives and 89 children.

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CNN.com | 13. 06. 2021 | Europe

A huge gas explosion in a residential community in central China has left "many" people trapped and injured, according to local authorities and state media.

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CNN.com | 12. 06. 2021 | Europe

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CNN.com | 11. 06. 2021 | Europe

China unveiled new photos of its Mars rover exploring the surface of the red planet on Friday, with state media hailing it as a sign of the mission's "complete success."

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CNN.com | 11. 06. 2021 | Europe

A jump in coronavirus cases on Indonesia's two most populous islands has health experts worried the worst could be yet to come, with few curbs on movement at a time when dangerous variants drive record fatalities elsewhere in Southeast Asia.

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CNN.com | 10. 06. 2021 | Europe

Myanmar's deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been charged with corruption by the country's military junta, state media reported Thursday, adding to a raft of legal cases against the Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

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CNN.com | 10. 06. 2021 | Europe

Asia's drug cartels adapted quickly to the pandemic in 2020, flooding markets with synthetic narcotics worth tens of billions of dollars even as the global economy ground to a halt, according to a new United Nations report.

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CNN.com | 10. 06. 2021 | Europe

At least nine people were killed when a five-story building undergoing demolition collapsed onto a bus in South Korea on Wednesday, according to the country's Ministry of the Interior and Safety.

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CNN.com | 10. 06. 2021 | Europe

At least 10 people working to clear mines in northern Afghanistan were killed by gunmen in an attack on Tuesday, according to international demining organization Halo Trust.

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CNN.com | 09. 06. 2021 | Europe

The United Nations said on Tuesday an estimated 100,000 people in Myanmar's Kayah state had been displaced by fighting that included "indiscriminate attacks by security forces" in civilian areas.

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CNN.com | 08. 06. 2021 | Europe

Thailand began its mass Covid vaccination program Monday, following criticism of delays and concerns over health authorities relying on AstraZeneca shots produced by a company owned by the country's king.

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CNN.com | 07. 06. 2021 | Europe

At least 20 passengers were killed and several others injured after a train collision in southern Pakistan Monday morning, local time.

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CNN.com | 04. 06. 2021 | Europe

A Pakistani court on Thursday overturned the death sentence of a Christian couple in a blasphemy case, acquitting them for lack of evidence after they had spent seven years on death row, lawyers said.

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CNN.com | 04. 06. 2021 | Europe

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has drawn up a list of possible successors that includes his daughter Sara, boxing star Manny Pacquiao and the son of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, the presidential spokesman said on Thursday.

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CNN.com | 04. 06. 2021 | Europe

Ardern needs to be seen backing her Five Eyes allies and their criticism on China, but without being so outspoken that New Zealand is landed with the type of sanctions Beijing has imposed on Australia.

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CNN.com | 03. 06. 2021 | Europe

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said she didn't think she was "tough enough" for a life in politics, in a wide-ranging interview where she also discusses preparing for Covid-19 and how relations with the US have evolved.

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CNN.com | 03. 06. 2021 | Europe

In a remote part of Myanmar's far west, where narrow roads zigzag through treacherous mountain passes and villages nestle on precipitous slopes and ridges, lives a centuries-old community of hunters.

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CNN.com | 02. 06. 2021 | Europe

A stricken container ship that caught fire 13 days ago off the Sri Lankan coast, unleashing one of the worst ecological disasters in the country's history, is now sinking, officials said.

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CNN.com | 02. 06. 2021 | Europe

The Foreign Ministry of Malaysia on Tuesday said it would summon China's envoy to explain an "intrusion" by 16 People's Liberation Army Air Force planes into its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), after Malaysia's military detected "suspicious" activity over the South China Sea.

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CNN.com | 01. 06. 2021 | Europe

Belgium is recalling its ambassador to South Korea following an incident in which his wife was recorded striking a woman in Seoul.

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