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Teenagers from aspirational families suffering 'executive stress burnout'

Psychologist Professor Tanya Byron claims teenagers from aspirational families have not got the “emotional resilience” to cope with failure<p>Modern teenagers from aspirational families are showing signs of “executive stress burnout” because they have not got the “emotional resilience” to cope with …

Mother with womb transplant says risk paid off

LONDON (AP) — For the world's first baby born to a woman with a transplanted womb — a medical first — only a victorious name would do.<p>Which is why …

N Korean officials in rare visit to South

Three senior North Korean officials visited South Korea on a rare trip to attend the Asian Games closing ceremony, in what could potentially bring a breakthrough in ties between the rival Koreas.<p>The visit comes amid speculation that the country's leader Kim Jong-un, who has not been seen in public …

Hong Kong Government Accused of Using Triads to Attack Student Protesters

The deputy chairman of the Hong Kong Legislative Council’s security panel has reportedly said that the government is working with criminal gangs to …

Medical first in Sweden as woman gives birth after womb transplant

In a medical first, a woman in Sweden has given birth after receiving a womb transplant.<p>The 36-year-old, who remains anonymous, had a baby boy last month after receiving a uterus from a close family friend.<p>But the medical team says it will take a long time before it becomes a routine operation.<p>Mats …

North Korean Delegation in South Korea for Asian Games Closing Ceremony Amid Coup Speculation

A top North Korean delegation led by the reclusive nation's second-most powerful person is visiting South Korea for the closing ceremony of the Asian …

View From China: Hong Kong's Neighbors Baffled By Protests

SHENZHEN, China -- Hong Kong's pro-democracy demonstrators have captured the imagination of people around the world with their disciplined displays of determination and hope in the face of tear gas and gang violence. But in the neighboring Chinese city of Shenzhen, on the mainland, attitudes toward …

Former Haitian dictator 'Baby Doc' Duvalier dies at 63

Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier died of a heart attack in Port-au-Prince at the age of 63, a family member told CNN Saturday.<p>Known by his nickname "Baby Doc," the so-called "President for life" actually fled Haiti in 1986 and stunned Haiti when he returned 25 years later.<p>He was charged …

Standoffs get ugly at Hong Kong democracy protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Bolstered by a massive rally overnight, Hong Kong's pro-democracy activists were defiant on the eighth day of protests Sunday in the …

Hong Kong protests persist after ultimatum

<i>Are you there? Share your images, but stay safe.</i><p><b>Hong Kong (CNN)</b> -- Thousands of pro-democracy protesters jammed the streets of Hong Kong's central business district Saturday night and early Sunday, clapping and cheering just hours after an ultimatum by government leaders: Let city workers back in …

Anglicans sign mass ‘love letter’ to gay bishops - urging them to come out

300 clergy and parishioners sign unprecedented appeal to Church of England hierarchy, urging gay bishops to publicly acknowledge their sexuality<p>More than 300 Anglican priests, parishioners and other Christians have signed an open “love letter” to bishops in the Church of England who are secretly …

Ukraine says its forces killed 12 rebels at Donetsk airport

KIEV (Reuters) - Pro-Russian separatists have suffered their worst casualties since a ceasefire officially began on Sept.5, losing 12 men in attacks on buildings at Donetsk airport, Ukrainian military officials said on Saturday.<p>The ceasefire in eastern Ukraine has become increasingly frayed in …

Malaysian Authorities Find 155 Uighurs Crowded Into Two Apartments

Malaysian authorities found 155 Muslim Uighur emigrants from China’s Xinjiang province crammed into two apartments in the capital city of Kuala …