Colombia will restart peace negotiations with National Liberation Army

CNN —The Colombian government and the National Liberation Army (ELN) insurgent group on Tuesday announced the restart of peace negotiations, after a three-year hiatus. The announcement was made at a joint press conference of top ELN leadership and a team of...

Who is Ibrahim Traore, the soldier behind Burkina Faso's latest coup?

Reuters —As a heavily armed convoy drove through a cheering crowd in Burkina Faso’s capital on Sunday morning, the boyish face of the country’s latest military ruler, Captain Ibrahim Traore, emerged from the turret of an armored personnel carrier. Sporting...

Brazil prepares for another month of political battle as run-off looms

São Paulo, Brazil CNN —Brazilians woke up to four more weeks of campaigning after a presidential vote on Sunday destined frontrunners Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva and Jair Bolsonaro to a second round run-off later this month. Supporters of Brazilian former P...

US airstrike killed an al-Shabaab leader in Somalia on Saturday

CNN —A US airstrike in Somalia killed an al-Shabaab militant leader on Saturday in coordination with the Somali government, US Africa Command said in a statement. The US said the initial assessment of the strike was that an al-Shabaab militant leader had be...

UK government forced to ditch plan to slash top rate of tax

The announcement marks a major and abrupt climb-down for new Prime Minister Liz Truss, whose government has been roiled by the reaction to its proposal for sweeping tax cuts, which included slashing the top rate of income tax to 40% from 45%. “I stand by th...

Australia to rescue families of ISIS fighters from Syria

Canberra is set to rescue dozens of Australian women and children of ISIS fighters from refugee camps in Syria, following a secret mission by the country’s security intelligence agency, media reported on Monday. The government did not immediately confirm re...

OPEC+ to consider oil cut of over than 1 million barrels per day

OPEC+ will consider an oil output cut of more than a million barrels per day (bpd) next week, OPEC sources said on Sunday, in what would be the biggest move yet since the COVID-19 pandemic to address oil market weakness. The meeting will take place on Oct....

5 signs the world is headed for a recession

New York CNN Business —Around the world, markets are flashing warning signs that the global economy is teetering on a cliff’s edge. There’s now a 98% chance of a global recession, according to research firm Ned Davis, which brings some sobering historical c...

Bosnians go to polls to choose between nationalists and reformists

Bosnians go to the polls on Sunday to choose the country’s new collective presidency and lawmakers at national, regional and local levels, deciding between long-entrenched nationalist parties and reformists focused on the economy. The polls open at 7 a.m. l...

Tesla robot slowly walks on stage at AI Day

Washington, DC CNN —Tesla revealed on Friday a prototype of a humanoid robot that it says could be a future product for the automaker. The robot, dubbed Optimus by Tesla, walked stiffly on stage at Tesla’s AI Day, slowly waved at the crowed and gestured wit...

Biden announces return of seven American detainees from Venezuela

CNN —President Joe Biden on Saturday announced the return of seven Americans he said were wrongfully detained in Venezuela for “years.”“Today, after years of being wrongfully detained in Venezuela, we are bringing home Jorge Toledo, Tomeu Vadell, Alirio Zam...

Amid global turmoil, here's what superyacht buyers are doing

"All of the boats are here," Johan Pizzardini, head of communications and media for the Monaco Yacht Show told CNN Travel on the eve of the four-day event's grand finale. The 31st edition of the Monaco Yacht Show began on September 28 and ends on October 1....