(CNN) — Indonesian president Joko Widodo has won a second term as leader of the world's third largest democracy, official results confirmed Tuesday, beating a former general who has claimed widespread
Hong Kong (CNN) — Chinese President Xi Jinping's actions this week have been rich with symbolism. On Monday, he laid a wreath at a monument dedicated to the Long March, a fabled retreat during the Chinese
New York (CNN Business) — President Trump says "something very strange" is happening on his favorite television channel. He's talking about the presence of Democrats on Fox News. Last month he complained
Paris (CNN) — Officers have caught the man who climbed up the side of the Eiffel Tower on Monday afternoon, triggering an evacuation of the famous structure. He is now under police control, a Paris police
Washington (CNN) — Chinese-made drones may be sending sensitive flight data to their manufacturers in China, where it can be accessed by the government there, the US Department of Homeland Security warned
(CNN) — He closes his eyes and the memories flood back. No clean water. No clothes. No shoes. With temperatures north of 45 degrees, his was a world about survival. It is said that the darkest hour comes
It takes at least 4 years to apply for divorce in Ireland. Friday's vote is another test of the nation's values
Dublin, Ireland (CNN) — In the last four and a half years, Michael Rossney has been to court 40 times and spent tens of thousands of euros on legal fees. Like some 118,000 people in Ireland, his marriage
(CNN) — A kilo is a kilo is a kilo, right? Wrong. Monday marks World Metrology Day, and this year's edition sees a big change in the way the kilogram unit is defined. In November last year, scientists
Berlin (CNN) — In car-loving Germany, climate change has become a leading -- but divisive -- issue for voters going into European elections. A new Deutschland Trend poll by national broadcaster ARD, shows
(CNN) — The wait has begun. Polling in India's marathon elections concluded at the weekend, with the results due on May 23. Private polling commissioned by Indian media outlets points to a second term
Hong Kong (CNN) — When feudal Japan's most powerful warlord Nobunaga Oda met Yasuke, a black slave-turned-retainer, in 1581, he believed the man was a god. Oda had never seen an African before. And like
Varanasi, India (CNN) — The River Ganges, or the Ganga to Indians, is one of Hinduism's most sacred waterways. Considered the personification of goddess Ganga, it is worshiped by millions of the faithful.
(CNN) — The UK government is violating its obligations to ensure families have enough food to live on, according to a damning new report from Human Rights Watch (HRW). Monday's report said austerity-motivated
Varanasi, India (CNN) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on course to win a second term after polling in the world's biggest election came to a close on Sunday, initial exit polls suggest. Most exit
Cairo, Egypt (CNN) — At least 17 people were wounded in an explosion that targeted a tourist bus on its way to visit Egypt's Giza pyramids, a doctor at the hospital where they are being treated told CNN.
(CNN) — We dedicated eight years of our lives to this. Through fire, through ice, through stilted dialogue and superfluous torture scenes, we persevered. Sometimes, being a "Game of Thrones" fan was as
(CNN) — Madonna's hugely anticipated performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel drew plaudits from the crowd but raised eyebrows among the show's viewers, as the pop legend mixed new material
Austria's Chancellor Kurz calls for early elections after vice chancellor resigns over alleged corruption video
Vienna, Austria (CNN) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for snap elections after Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache from the far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) resigned over allegations corruption.
Hanoi, Vietnam (CNN) — With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi does little to hide
New York (CNN Business) — Apple CEO Tim Cook says his generation failed on climate change. "We spent too much time debating," Cook told Tulane University graduates during a commencement speech in New on
A woman took a picture of three Irish men in Times Square. It took Twitter only an hour to track the lads down.
(CNN) — Christina Boniello was strolling through Times Square earlier this month when a group of three men with Irish accents asked her to snap a photo of them. They were like any other group bustling