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    Why is North Korea firing so many missiles — and should the West be worried?

    CNN By Jessie Yeung, Paula Hancocks and Yoonjung Seo, CNN Tensions are running high in the Korean Peninsula, as the United States and its allies respond to North Korea’s flurry of recent missile tests — including one that flew over neighboring Japan without warning. North Korea has fired six missiles in the past two weeks

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    Why is North Korea firing so many missiles — and should the West be worried?

    By Jessie Yeung, Paula Hancocks and Yoonjung Seo, CNN Tensions are running high in the Korean Peninsula, as the United States and its allies respond to North Korea’s flurry of recent missile tests — including one that flew over neighboring Japan without warning. North Korea has fired six missiles in the past two weeks —

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    Japan regulator orders brokerage to halt block trading

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Financial Services Agency has ordered brokerage SMBC Nikko Securities to suspend its block trading operations for three months as part of penalties in a market manipulation case. That follows the arrest of its vice president and several other employees for allegedly putting in massive buy orders to prop up stock prices

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    Cathay Pacific is facing 'unprecedented staffing' shortages, warns top union in Hong Kong

    CNN By Michelle Toh, CNN Business Hong Kong’s flagship airline Cathay Pacific is facing “unprecedented” staff shortages and may not be ready to handle a surge in demand, as the city winds up its strict Covid policy and reopens for international travel. A top local union warned Thursday of “a record number of resignations from

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    Lebanon inspecting new suspected cases of cholera

    By KAREEM CHEHAYEB Associated Press BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s health minister has said the authorities are inspecting new suspected cases of cholera, less than a day after confirming its first case of the illness in the country since 1993. Caretaker Health Minister Firas Abiad said at a news conference on Friday that the country documented

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    Biden advierte sobre el riesgo de un 'armagedón' por las amenazas nucleares de Putin

    olivertapia (CNN) — El presidente de Estados Unidos, Joe Biden, emitió el jueves una severa advertencia sobre los peligros detrás de las amenazas nucleares del presidente ruso, Vladimir Putin, mientras Moscú continúa enfrentando reveses militares en Ucrania. “Por primera vez desde la crisis de los misiles en Cuba, tenemos una amenaza directa del uso de

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    NWSL: "It's time to build a bonfire" Fans are outraged and players are exhausted. What next for women's soccer in the US following damning abuse report?

    By Amy Woodyatt, CNN The United States Women’s National Team play England in a friendly at Wembley on Friday. But as the world champion takes on the European champion, back in the US, women’s professional soccer is reeling from an independent investigation that found systemic abuse and misconduct within the sport. Players have been described

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    NWSL: "It's time to build a bonfire" Fans are outraged and players are exhausted. What next for women's soccer in the US following damning abuse report?

    CNN By Amy Woodyatt, CNN The United States Women’s National Team play England in a friendly at Wembley on Friday. But as the world champion takes on the European champion, back in the US, women’s professional soccer is reeling from an independent investigation that found systemic abuse and misconduct within the sport. Players have been

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    Thailand's day care massacre unites families and a country in grief

    By Kocha Olarn, Anna Coren and Hilary Whiteman, CNN Smears of dried blood still stained the wooden floor of a classroom in northern Thailand on Friday, a day after the country’s worst massacre unfolded in perhaps one of the most unlikely places. At the Child Development Center Uthai Sawan, school bags sat uncollected on colored

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    2 migrants struck and killed by train in eastern Serbia

    BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian police say that two migrants died when they were struck by a train in the eastern part of the country bordering Bulgaria. Police say the accident happened around 8 p.m. on Thursday when the train hit the men who were walking on the line. Migrants trying to reach Western Europe

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    Armenia, Azerbaijan hold talks in efforts to ease tensions

    PRAGUE (AP) — The leaders of Azerbaijan and Armenia have held talks in Prague in efforts to ease tensions between the two longtime adversaries. A joint statement released early Friday said Armenia agreed to “facilitate a civilian EU mission alongside the border with Azerbaijan.” It followed a meeting in the presence of the EU Council

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    A man has been arrested in the kidnapping and killing of 4 family members in California. Here's what we know

    By Aya Elamroussi and Taylor Romine, CNN Investigators in the kidnapping and deaths of four California family members, including their baby, revealed new details Thursday about the man suspected of abducting them at gunpoint from their business and then allegedly killing them. Jesus Manuel Salgado, 48, was arrested late Thursday on four counts of murder