Benjamin Netanyahu sworn in as leader of Israel’s likely most right-wing government ever

Benjamin Netanyahu sworn in as leader of Israel’s likely most right-wing government ever

CNN  —  Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday completed a dramatic return as Israel’s prime minister, after being sworn in as the leader of what is likely to be the country’s most right-wing government in history. Netanyahu and his government were sworn in on Thursday for his sixth term as prime minister, 18 months after he was ousted … Read more

Sam Bankman-Fried seeks bail deal while being extradited to US

Sam Bankman-Fried seeks bail deal while being extradited to US

New York CNN  —  Lawyers for Sam Bankman-Fried are negotiating with federal prosecutors in New York on a bail arrangement that would enable him to avoid detention, people familiar with the matter told CNN. FTX crypto exchange founder Bankman-Fried, who oversaw his now-bankrupt empire from a luxury compound in the Bahamas, is expected to return … Read more

3 dead and foreign nationals injured after gunmen attack Kabul hotel

3 dead and foreign nationals injured after gunmen attack Kabul hotel

CNN  —  Three people were killed and many others injured after gunmen attacked a hotel in Kabul, the Afghan capital, on Monday. The attack started around 2:30 p.m. local time in Kabul’s commercial Shar-e-Naw area, with civilians in the building, according to police chief spokesman Khalid Zadran. An eyewitness who lived nearby told CNN he … Read more

Peru accuses Mexico of interference in internal affairs after Castillo ouster

Peru accuses Mexico of interference in internal affairs after Castillo ouster

CNN  —  The Mexican ambassador in Lima has been summoned by Peru’s foreign ministry on complaints Mexico is interfering in its internal affairs, after top officials weighed in on the ouster earlier this week of Peru’s former President Pedro Castillo. Castillo, who was removed from power on Wednesday after he attempted to dissolve Peru’s Congress … Read more

Wealthy Russian businessman arrested in London on suspicion of multiple offenses, including money laundering

Wealthy Russian businessman arrested in London on suspicion of multiple offenses, including money laundering

CNN  —  A wealthy Russian businessman has been arrested as part of a “major operation” on suspicion of multiple offenses, the United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency said in a statement Saturday. The 58-year-old man was arrested Thursday at his “multi-million-pound residence in London by officers from the NCA’s Combatting Kleptocracy Cell” on suspicion of committing … Read more

Ukrainian embassies across Europe receive bloody packages containing ‘animal eyes’

Ukrainian embassies across Europe receive bloody packages containing ‘animal eyes’

CNN  —  More than a dozen letters containing explosives or animal parts have been sent to Ukrainian diplomats around the world, according to Ukraine’s foreign minister Dmytro Kuleba. “This campaign is aimed at sowing fear,” Kuleba told CNN’s Matthew Chance in an exclusive interview in Kyiv on Friday. There have been 17 cases of embassies … Read more

Rural Arizona county delays certifying midterm results as election disputes persist

Rural Arizona county delays certifying midterm results as election disputes persist

CNN  —  Officials in a rural Arizona county Monday delayed the certification of November’s midterm elections, missing the legal deadline and leading the Arizona secretary of state’s office to sue over the county’s failure to sign off on the results. By a 2-1 vote Monday morning, the Republican majority on the Cochise County Board of … Read more

Belarus Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei dies at 64, officials say

Belarus Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei dies at 64, officials say

CNN  —  The Foreign Minister of Belarus Vladimir Makei has died suddenly at the age of 64, the country’s foreign ministry said Saturday. “Vladimir Makei, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, has suddenly passed away today,” the Foreign Ministry said in its official Facebook account, without providing more details about the circumstances … Read more

Nexperia and Elmos cases show how the US-China chip war is spilling over to Europe

Nexperia and Elmos cases show how the US-China chip war is spilling over to Europe

Hong Kong CNN Business  —  Two European chip deals have run into trouble over their links with China, a sign of concern spreading in the West over potential Chinese control of critical infrastructure. Last week, the new owner of Britain’s biggest chipmaker was ordered to unwind its takeover, just days after another chip factory sale … Read more

She left the dangers of Ukraine only to be killed riding a bike close to home. Hundreds will ride in her honor to demand change

She left the dangers of Ukraine only to be killed riding a bike close to home. Hundreds will ride in her honor to demand change

CNN  —  On Thursday, Dan Langenkamp marked 12 weeks since his wife, Sarah, was killed. To honor her, Dan and his two young sons do what they do every day at around 4:05 p.m., the time Sarah died: They drop whatever they are working on, gather together, hold hands and talk to her, sharing details … Read more