Protesters wave Russian flags as they confront riot police in Moscow.

It’s been a banner year for authoritarian leaders. Especially Vladimir Putin

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It's been a banner year for authoritarian leaders. Especially Vladimir Putin Those remarks seemed timed to provoke debate ahead of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan. But it wasn't just talk: In the months...
Australia on alert as new heat wave threatens to make deadly bushfires worse

Sydney’s New Year’s Eve fireworks display to go ahead amid bushfire threat

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Sydney's New Year's Eve fireworks display to go ahead amid bushfire threat The Change.org petition said the funds that would normally be spent on the dazzling firework display should be redistributed towards the firefighting efforts....

Taliban council agrees to temporary ceasefire in Afghanistan | CBC News

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Taliban council agrees to temporary ceasefire in Afghanistan | CBC News The Taliban said Sunday they have agreed to a temporary ceasefire in Afghanistan, providingĀ a window during which a peace agreement with the United States...
Ukraine, eastern rebels swap prisoners in move to end war | CBC News

Ukraine, eastern rebels swap prisoners in move to end war | CBC News

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Ukraine, eastern rebels swap prisoners in move to end war | CBC News Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine began exchanging scores of prisoners Sunday in a move aimed at ending their five-year-long...
5 stabbed at Hanukkah event north of NYC | CBC News

5 stabbed at Hanukkah event north of NYC | CBC News

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5 stabbed at Hanukkah event north of NYC | CBC News A man attacked a Hanukkah celebration at a rabbi's home north of New York City late Saturday, stabbing and wounding five people before fleeing...
Missile attack kills 9 at military parade in Yemen's south | CBC News

Missile attack kills 9 at military parade in Yemen’s south | CBC News

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Missile attack kills 9 at military parade in Yemen's south | CBC News A ballistic missile attack ripped through a military parade for a Yemeni southern separatist group that's backed by the United Arab Emirates,...
Hardline Indian state leader defends 'strict' response to protests | CBC News

Hardline Indian state leader defends ‘strict’ response to protests | CBC News

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Hardline Indian state leader defends 'strict' response to protests | CBC News The chief minister of India's Uttar Pradesh state has rebuffed accusations from rights groups of police abuses during protests against a new citizenship...
Addresses of U.K. honours recipients accidentally published online | CBC News

Addresses of U.K. honours recipients accidentally published online | CBC News

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Addresses of U.K. honours recipients accidentally published online | CBC News The British government accidentally published online the addresses of the New Year's Honours 2020 recipients, it said on Saturday. The New Year's Honours...

5 dead after small plane crashes in southern Louisiana | CBC News

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5 dead after small plane crashes in southern Louisiana | CBC News A small plane en route to a college football game crashed into the parking lot of a post office in Louisiana shortly after...
Thousands of koalas feared dead in Australia wildfires | CBC News

Thousands of koalas feared dead in Australia wildfires | CBC News

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Thousands of koalas feared dead in Australia wildfires | CBC News Thousands of koalas are feared to have died in a wildfire-ravaged area north of Sydney, while the fire danger increased in Australia's east on...

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