UK expected to make U-turn on foreign worker visas
Britain is expected to announce plans to issue temporary visas to truck drivers to alleviate an acute labor shortage that has led to fuel rationing at some filling stations and warnings from retailers of significant disruption in the run-up to Christmas.
Murder of young teacher makes women in London worry it could have been them
When the women of Kidbrooke in southeast London learned Sabina Nessa, an elementary school teacher living in their community, was found murdered in their local park, many had the same thought: It could have been me.
Situation becoming 'dire' at US airbase in Germany housing approximately 2,000 pregnant Afghan refugees
The task of accommodating 10,000 Afghan refugees, including approximately 2,000 pregnant women, is putting facilities at Ramstein airbase in Germany under tremendous strain as nighttime temperatures drop toward freezing and what was meant to be a 10-day temporary stay is stretching into weeks, with one US source familiar with the situation describing it as becoming "dire."
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou reaches agreement with US to resolve fraud charges
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou is expected to appear in a Brooklyn court Friday to plead guilty to US charges as part of a deal that would allow her to return to China, a person briefed on the matter told CNN. The plea would end a nearly three-year legal saga that has complicated relations between the United States, China and Canada.
Catalan independence leader Carles Puigdemont arrested in Italy four years after fleeing Spain
Former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont was arrested on the Italian island of Sardinia on Thursday on charges related to his activities in Catalonia's failed bid in 2017 to secede from Spain, a court official and his lawyer told CNN.
Taiwan says China is a 'bully' after one of the largest PLA warplane incursions yet
Taiwan on Thursday accused China of "bullying" after Beijing sent a total of 24 warplanes into its air defense identification zone (ADIZ), the third-largest incursion in the past two years of heightened tensions between Beijing and Taipei.