Pakistan’s Imran Khan says three bullets were taken from his right leg

Pakistan’s Imran Khan says three bullets were taken from his right leg

CNN — Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan says three bullets were taken from his right leg from the shooting that wounded him last week. Khan survived the shooting at a political rally in Gujranwala on Thursday, an incident his party has called an assassination attempt. In an interview with CNN’s Becky Anderson on Monday, … Read more

Interest rates: What you need to know about the Federal Reserve’s historic rate hike

Interest rates: What you need to know about the Federal Reserve’s historic rate hike

Washington DC CNN — The Federal Reserve on Wednesday approved a fourth straight rate hike of three-quarters of a percentage point as part of its aggressive fight to bring down the white-hot inflation plaguing the US economy. The increased hike brings the central bank’s benchmark lending rate to a new target range of 3.75% to … Read more

‘Like something out of a Stephen King novel’: Analyst describes David DePape’s alleged attack on Paul Pelosi

‘Like something out of a Stephen King novel’: Analyst describes David DePape’s alleged attack on Paul Pelosi

‘Like something out of a Stephen King novel’: Analyst describes Pelosi attack CNN’s chief of law enforcement and intelligence analyst John Miller describes what court documents say about the interactions between Paul Pelosi and David DePape.

The Fed may have to blow up the economy to get inflation under control

The Fed may have to blow up the economy to get inflation under control

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can register right here. New York CNN Business — The Federal Reserve is most likely to raise interest rates by three-quarters of a percentage point again on Wednesday, its fourth big increase in a row. And it … Read more

Qatar summons German ambassador due to interior minister’s World Cup remarks

Qatar summons German ambassador due to interior minister’s World Cup remarks

CNN — Qatar’s foreign ministry summoned German ambassador Claudius Fischbach on Friday following recent comments by Interior Minister Nancy Faeser about the Gulf state’s hosting of the 2022 World Cup. A statement from Qatar’s foreign ministry said Fischbach had been handed a note of objection expressing the Gulf nation’s disappointment as well as complete rejection … Read more

Russia spy: Norwegian police arrest ‘Brazilian’ suspected of espionage

Russia spy: Norwegian police arrest ‘Brazilian’ suspected of espionage

CNN — Police in Norway on Monday arrested an academic who works at the University of Tromsø in the Arctic Circle on suspicion of secret espionage for Russia, according to Norwegian public broadcaster NRK. Norway’s police told NRK that the man, a researcher at the university, claims to be a Brazilian citizen, but they suspect … Read more

DOJ overcomes Trump’s privilege wall in Jan. 6 probe, pushing deeper into former president’s inner circle

DOJ overcomes Trump’s privilege wall in Jan. 6 probe, pushing deeper into former president’s inner circle

CNN — The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to compel the two top lawyers from Donald Trump’s White House counsel to testify about their conversations with the former president as it tries to break through the privileged firewall Trump has used to avoid scrutiny of his actions on Jan. 6, 2021, according to … Read more

Saudi ambassador welcomes review of US ties at a time when relations are at ‘point of contention’

Saudi ambassador welcomes review of US ties at a time when relations are at ‘point of contention’

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia CNN — Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United States confirmed to CNN that while Riyadh’s relationship with Washington is at a “point of disagreement” in light of OPEC+’s decision to cut oil production, ties between the two longtime allies remain strong. Princess Reema bint Bandar Al Saud, in her first televised interview … Read more

Alleged Chinese spies accused of trying to recruit assets hinder US Huawei investigation

Alleged Chinese spies accused of trying to recruit assets hinder US Huawei investigation

CNN — The Justice Department on Monday announced charges against six Chinese nationals, including five alleged spies, accused of working on behalf of the Chinese government to recruit US citizens as sources and undermine the federal prosecution of a major Chinese company. According to charging documents, the Chinese telecommunications company faced federal prosecution in Brooklyn, … Read more

London-based TV channel sparks Iranian leaders’ ire amid protests

London-based TV channel sparks Iranian leaders’ ire amid protests

Editor’s Note: A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look inside the region’s biggest stories. Sign up here. Abu Dhabi CNN  —  A top Iranian military official issued a warning to Saudi Arabia last week as his government continued to face off against protesters at … Read more