2015 Paris Terror Attacks | CNN

2015 Paris Terror Attacks | CNN

Editor’s Note: Read CNN’s Fast Facts about the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris in 2015. CNN  —  Here is a look at the November 2015 terror attacks in Paris that killed 130 people and wounded 494. The attackers, armed with assault rifles and explosives, targeted six locations across the city. ISIS claimed responsibility for the … Read more

Russian troops bust generals over ‘incomprehensible battle’ that reportedly killed 300 in Donetsk

Russian troops bust generals over ‘incomprehensible battle’ that reportedly killed 300 in Donetsk

CNN — Russian troops have condemned an “incomprehensible battle” in Donetsk after apparently suffering heavy casualties during a week of intense fighting in the central eastern region of Ukraine. Moscow has been trying to break through Kyiv’s defenses around the town of Pavlivka for at least the past seven days, but appears to have made … Read more

The Orthodox Church in Ukraine allows Christmas celebrations on December 25 as the rift with Moscow widens

The Orthodox Church in Ukraine allows Christmas celebrations on December 25 as the rift with Moscow widens

CNN — A branch of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church has announced that it will allow its churches to celebrate Christmas on December 25 instead of January 7, as is traditional in Orthodox congregations. The announcement by the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, headquartered in Kiev, widens the rift between the Russian Orthodox Church and other Orthodox believers … Read more

Russian oligarch Prigozhin appears to admit US election meddling

Russian oligarch Prigozhin appears to admit US election meddling

CNN — Yevgeny Prigozhin, a Kremlin-linked oligarch known as “Vladimir Putin’s chef,” appeared to admit Russian interference in the US election in a Telegram post on Monday. Prigozhin said Russia has interfered, is interfering and will continue to interfere in the US democratic process, in response to a reporter’s question about Russia potentially interfering in … Read more

Putin signs law to mobilize Russian citizens convicted of serious crimes

Putin signs law to mobilize Russian citizens convicted of serious crimes

CNN — Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law to call up citizens with unexpunged or outstanding convictions for murder, robbery, theft, drug trafficking and other serious crimes under the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation to military service to mobilize. This makes it possible to mobilize hundreds of thousands of people who have … Read more

Fact check: Biden’s midterms message includes false and misleading claims

Fact check: Biden’s midterms message includes false and misleading claims

Washington CNN  —  President Joe Biden has been back on the campaign trail, traveling in October and early November to deliver his pitch for electing Democrats in the midterm elections on Tuesday. Biden’s pitch has included claims that are false, misleading or lacking important context. (As always, we take no position on the accuracy of … Read more

French MP stops parliament by shouting ‘Go back to Africa’ at black MP

French MP stops parliament by shouting ‘Go back to Africa’ at black MP

France’s lower house of parliament suspended its session on Thursday after a right-wing MP shouted: “Go back to Africa!” when a far-left black lawmaker asked a question about immigration. The comment caused quite an uproar. The center government and the left-wing alliance said it was an unacceptable racist slur. The far-right claimed that MP Gregoire … Read more

French MP stops parliament by shouting ‘Go back to Africa’ at black MP

French MP stops parliament by shouting ‘Go back to Africa’ at black MP

France’s lower house of parliament suspended its session on Thursday after a right-wing MP shouted: “Go back to Africa!” when a far-left black lawmaker asked a question about immigration. The comment caused quite an uproar. The center government and the left-wing alliance said it was an unacceptable racist slur. The far-right claimed that MP Gregoire … Read more

A decade of rising house prices is over. The UK economy will feel the pain

A decade of rising house prices is over.  The UK economy will feel the pain

London CNN Business — For years, home ownership in the UK has been a one-way venture. Prices have risen steadily since the global financial crisis, increasing in even greater increments after the pandemic began. Fueled by a post-lockdown buying frenzy, the average UK house price hit a record £275,000 ($315,474) in December, up £27,000 on … Read more

Kyiv residents prepare for a long winter as Russian strikes plunge Ukraine into darkness

Kyiv residents prepare for a long winter as Russian strikes plunge Ukraine into darkness

Kyiv, Ukraine CNN — As the smoke from Russia’s latest missile attack cleared and the sound of air raid sirens stopped, many of Kyiv’s residents emerged with empty bottles in hand to queue for water. But power outages continue to plunge the city into darkness, leaving families and businesses struggling without electricity or running water. … Read more