Lebanon is paralyzed, again. The judge leading the investigation into the August 2020 port blast has become a lightning rod for Lebanon's mounting tensions. Lives have already been lost in the dispute, which goes to the very heart, CNN's Ben Wedeman reports, of Lebanon's future.

Myanmar's junta has freed hundreds of political prisoners from Yangon's Insein prison, Reuters reported Tuesday, citing local media. It follows the junta's announcement that it would free more than 5,600 people arrested for protesting against military rule since a coup. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.

Seventeen missionaries from the United States and Canada, some of them minors, were kidnapped in Haiti on Saturday, according to the organization Christian Aid Ministries. CNN's Kylie Atwood reports.

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British lawmaker Sir David Amess was fatally stabbed while serving his community. Friends and constituents remember him as the moderate Conservative MP who got things done, but also as the animal lover who staged a music concert for people with learning disabilities.

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North Korea is criticizing Netflix's worldwide hit show "Squid Game," slamming it for highlighting the negative aspects of South Korean culture, including consumerism and inequality. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

The worst violence the Lebanese capital has seen in more than a dozen years is bringing fears of a return to civil war to the surface, especially in a country where there's no shortage of weapons, but state authority is in dire short supply. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports from Beirut.

The deadly protests in Beirut this week were the most violent the country has seen in more than a decade. The epicenter of the clashes, the Tayouneh neighborhood, is close to the birthplace of Lebanon's 1975-1990 civil war raising further tension and concern in the country. CNN's Ben Wedeman…

China's Shenzhou-13 spacecraft is set to depart for the country's second manned space mission to help build its new space station, a competitor to the International Space Station. CNN's David Culver reports from China's satellite launch site in Jiuquan city.

South Korea has dominated the Olympic sport of short track speed skating for decades, but there is a dark side to that success. A KSOC report earlier this week detailed 124 assault cases in the last five years -- 16 cases of sexual violence and two coaches who abused minors.

When the pandemic hit Bali's economy, his Plastic Exchange offered families an opportunity to receive free rice by collecting trash. So far, they have sent nearly 500 tons of plastic waste to be recycled.

Abdulrazak Gurnah won the Nobel Prize for Literature and speaks to One World about the fact the award has historically been awarded to novelists in the West. Gurnah believes the lack of access to English translation limits some African authors from being considered.

Diana, Princess of Wales, is considered an icon by millions around the globe for so many reasons -- her royal status, her humanitarianism and her incomparable media savvy. Tune in Sundays at 9pm Et/PT to watch CNN's new series "Diana."

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Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett's government has quietly shifted its position on the JCPOA, also known as the Iran nuclear deal, marking a break from the position of former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. CNN's Hadas Gold reports.

Princes William and Harry lost their mother, Diana, at a young age. But she still has a strong effect on their interactions with the rest of the royal family, their relationships with the media and their charitable activism.

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President Joe Biden has pledged to significantly increase the amount of Covid-19 vaccines it will ship to foreign nations beginning in 2022 in an effort to end the pandemic worldwide. Meanwhile the WHO says Africa needs seven times more vaccine than it currently receives to meet the target o…

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is one of the most powerful women in the world. CNN's Frederik Pleitgen looks at the reasons behind the scientist-turned-politician's popularity.

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While a US court will hold a pretrial hearing filed by one of Jeffrey Epstein's accusers against Prince Andrew, a charity under Prince Charles is reportedly under investigation after a UK newspaper reported that a Russian banker had tried to donate a six-figure sum to the future king's found…

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A lot has changed since the Taliban were last in charge, like cell phones and social media. But much has not, especially Afghanistan's enduring problem: poverty. The week after Kabul fell a local journalist took a road trip from the border to the capital. On this journey, two things become c…