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Venezuela retaliates after Maduro ally is extradited to New! 2021-10-16 18:20:38A senior U.S. official says that a top fugitive close to Venezuela’s socialist government has been put on a plane to the U.S. to face money-laun

Puerto Rico ponders race amid surprising census results New! 2021-10-16 17:51:38The number of people in Puerto Rico who identified as 'white' in the most recent census plummeted almost 80%, sparking a conversation of identity on

'Democracy survived' Capitol riot because of police, Biden New! 2021-10-16 16:16:52Standing in front of the Capitol, President Biden paid tribute to fallen police officers and honored those who fought off the Jan. 6 insurrection.

Police: 4 hurt in shooting near high school New! 2021-10-16 14:29:28A police chief in Alabama says four people are wounded after a shooting near a high school football game Friday night.

Across U.S., cities and police unions at odds New! 2021-10-16 13:56:56Police departments that are requiring officers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 are running up against pockets of resistance across the U.S.

'British tradition' of openness is questioned after lawmaker's New! 2021-10-16 13:53:54The fatal stabbing of British lawmaker David Amess has cast fresh doubt on the continued viability of parliamentarians readily meeting voters.

Horrific delay? Norway probes police response to arrow New! 2021-10-16 13:31:46Norway will hold an independent investigation into the actions of police and security agencies after a bow-and-arrow attack that killed five people.

In New Hampshire, vaccine fights and misinformation roil New! 2021-10-16 13:17:44Republicans in New Hampshire are struggling to contain a party wing that's promoting conspiracy views about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Biden says he's open to shortening length of New! 2021-10-16 12:54:04President Biden says he would prefer to slash the length of the new and expanded programs in his $3.5-trillion social safety net and climate change le

Trump's not going away — and neither is New! 2021-10-16 12:43:53Far from the White House, Donald Trump continues to circle the Republican Party.

Islamic State claims responsibility for mosque bombing in New! 2021-10-16 07:59:21The Islamic State group says its members are responsible for a deadly suicide bombing on a Shiite mosque in southern Afghanistan

The seedy world of private lending in 'Squid New! 2021-10-16 06:00:22The popularity of "Squid Game" is inseparable from South Korea's very real crisis of mounting household debt, gaping inequality and a weak social s

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Long Covid now has a formal definition. Here’s 2021-10-06 08:57:44Health experts say long Covid is clearly of public health concern, given the substantial impact it has on society.

EU working to avoid new tariffs on the 2021-10-06 07:56:26The European Union is working hard to avoid a fresh round of tariffs on the United States, Europe's trade chief told CNBC Wednesday.

CNBC's Sustainable Future Forum 2021: The agenda 2021-10-06 07:40:26Building on the success of our special report, the week commencing Monday Oct. 18 will see CNBC’s first ever “Sustainable Future Forum.

'We are one millimeter away' from global tax 2021-10-06 07:27:53A global deal on corporate tax should be completed before the end of this month, top EU officials told CNBC Wednesday.

These are the countries historically responsible for the 2021-10-06 05:47:06The U.S. — by some distance — was found to be responsible for the largest share of CO2 emissions from 1850 through to the present day.

Nokia tablet launches with 15 hours of battery 2021-10-06 05:06:40HMD Global on Wednesday introduced the Nokia T20, its first tablet.

Here's a ranking of the world's 50 best 2021-10-06 03:37:53An annual list of the world's 50 best restaurants is back — and for the first time, one city dominated the top two spots.

U.S. tech investor Coatue is planning to set 2021-10-06 03:36:05U.S. hedge fund Coatue Management is planning to set up a new office in Europe as part of an effort to capitalize on the continent's growing tech ind

Business insolvencies set to rise globally in 2022 2021-10-06 01:00:01Globally, business insolvencies are expected to jump 15% on year in 2022 following two consecutive years of decline, said trade credit insurer Euler H

Facebook says sorry for mass outage and reveals 2021-10-05 11:19:37Facebook has apologized for the mass outage that left billions of users unable to access Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger for several hours

Volvo says shift to electric cars is the 2021-10-05 09:34:31The company's CEO, Hakan Samuelsson, made his remarks during an interview with CNBC.

Alphabet’s DeepMind A.I. lab turns a profit for 2021-10-05 09:28:04DeepMind, one of the world's top artificial intelligence labs, has turned a profit for the first time, according to a filing with the U.K. company re

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Macron Condemns 1961 'Inexcusable' Paris Massacre of Algerians New! 2021-10-16 21:31:36French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday condemned as "inexcusable" a deadly crackdown by Paris police on a 1961 protest by Algerians whose scal

Tens of Thousands Demonstrate in Rome Against Neo-Fascists New! 2021-10-16 21:07:32Tens of thousands of union members and other Italians gathered in Rome to stand up against rising fascism Saturday, a week after right-wing extremists

Czechs Want to Know What's Wrong With Their New! 2021-10-16 14:36:14When Vaclav Havel nearly died of a ruptured intestine as Czech president in 1998, doctors provided daily updates on his condition. Nearly a quarter

Norway to Conduct Probe of Police Response to New! 2021-10-16 14:23:51Norway on Saturday announced it will hold an independent investigation into the actions of police and security agencies following a bow-and-arrow atta

Renewed Greek-US Defense Pact Expected to Roil Turkey New! 2021-10-16 13:10:51Greece is lauding a renewed defense pact with the United States as a “resounding vote of confidence” from Washington to Athens. The deal i

Court Upholds New One-Year Sentence for Iranian-British Woman New! 2021-10-16 10:30:35An Iranian appeals court has upheld a verdict sentencing an Iranian-British woman long held in Tehran to another year in prison, her lawyer said Satur

Killing of UK Lawmaker Shocks Nation; Security Reviews New! 2021-10-16 08:30:05Britain’s interior minister has ordered an immediate review of the security arrangements for the country’s lawmakers following the slaying

Stabbing Death of British MP Amess Called Terrorist 2021-10-15 22:00:48A British member of Parliament died Friday after being stabbed several times at a church in what police said Saturday was a terrorist attack. 

World Donors Seek Ways to Help Afghans, Not 2021-10-15 20:17:00At an emergency conference this week, the European Union pledged more than 1 billion dollars in humanitarian aid to Afghanistan and neighboring countr

US Defense Secretary Heads to Europe to Focus 2021-10-15 16:31:32U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is heading to Europe this weekend to meet with leaders in Georgia, Ukraine and Romania and to participate in a NAT

Turkish Media Face 18 Trials in One Week 2021-10-15 11:12:42Eighteen journalists, nearly all of whom work for Kurdish media outlets, stood trial at hearings across Turkey this week.  Lawyers and media ri

New App Seeks to Improve Conditions for Spain’s 2021-10-15 09:32:00A labor union representing hotel maids in Spain, many of them migrants, is preparing to launch a new reservation app that, along with service and amen

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Italian court stops trial against Egyptians over student's 2021-10-15 05:05:55

Protests and blockades: Italy braces for new Covid 2021-10-15 03:58:26Italy braced for nationwide protests as tough new coronavirus restrictions for workers came into effect from Friday. All workers must show a so-called

Tuberculosis cases reporting in India down by 41% 2021-10-15 02:10:26

Bow-and-arrow attack killed 5, Norway sees it as 2021-10-15 02:03:26

Norway says bow-and-arrow attack appears to be an 2021-10-14 14:39:24The killing of five people in Norway in a bow-and-arrow attack appears to be an "act of terror," the Norwegian security service said Thursday, with

Angela Merkel says Europe can deal with rise 2021-10-14 12:42:02

Fan who caused Tour de France crash goes 2021-10-14 11:52:44The roadside spectator who caused a massive pile-up during the first stage of the Tour de France in June goes on trial on Thursday in what a riders'

Norway bow-and-arrow suspect was flagged for radicalisation 2021-10-14 10:17:21

Putin says not weaponising gas amid energy crunch 2021-10-14 02:46:49

Man armed with bow and arrow kills five 2021-10-13 23:37:47A man armed with a bow and arrow killed five people and wounded two others in a series of attacks in the Norwegian town of Kongsberg on Wednesday, loc

WHO unveils new scientific team to study Covid’s 2021-10-13 17:40:30Selected from more than 700 applications, the 26 proposed members of the group have expertise in a range of areas from epidemiology to biosecurity, th

Fears of 'chaos' as Italy adopts tough Covid 2021-10-13 14:19:07