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    Kim Jong Nam's death: Timeline

    Kim Jong Nam's death: Timeline


    With the death of a dictator's half-brother, things were bound to get...

    With the death of a dictator's half-brother, things were bound to get interesting.
    China bans coal imports from N. Korea

    China bans coal imports from N. Korea


    China says it'll halt all coal imports from North Korea from Sunday for the rest of 2017, amid growing tensions on the Korean Peninsula following Pyongyang's most recent missile test last...

    China says it'll halt all coal imports from North Korea from Sunday for the rest of 2017, amid growing tensions on the Korean Peninsula following Pyongyang's most recent missile test last week.
    Ex-Davao Death Squad leader: Duterte ordered bombings

    Ex-Davao Death Squad leader: Duterte ordered bombings


    The self-confessed leader of the Davao Death Squad accused Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte of ordering mosque bombings and the murder of a journalist during his time as Davao...

    The self-confessed leader of the Davao Death Squad accused Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte of ordering mosque bombings and the murder of a journalist during his time as Davao mayor.
    Record set at Indian cricket auction

    Record set at Indian cricket auction


    Explosive with the bat, aggressive with the ball and sharp as a tack in the field -- no wonder England cricket star Ben Stokes was a wanted man at the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction on...

    Explosive with the bat, aggressive with the ball and sharp as a tack in the field -- no wonder England cricket star Ben Stokes was a wanted man at the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction on Monday.
    Will coal ban stop N. Korea's weapons?

    Will coal ban stop N. Korea's weapons?


    China's announcement that it will suspend the import of North Korean coal until the end of 2017 appears to be a significant expression of Beijing's continued frustration with the Pyongyang...

    China's announcement that it will suspend the import of North Korean coal until the end of 2017 appears to be a significant expression of Beijing's continued frustration with the Pyongyang regime.
    US starts 'routine' patrols in S. China Sea

    US starts 'routine' patrols in S. China Sea


    The United States deployed the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson to the disputed waters of the South China Sea on Saturday as part of maritime "routine...

    The United States deployed the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson to the disputed waters of the South China Sea on Saturday as part of maritime "routine operations."
    Climate activist wants Trump to visit China

    Climate activist wants Trump to visit China


    Ma Jun, perhaps China's best-known environmentalist, thinks US President Donald Trump needs to visit...

    Ma Jun, perhaps China's best-known environmentalist, thinks US President Donald Trump needs to visit China.
    N. Korea: Sanctions not slowing us down

    N. Korea: Sanctions not slowing us down


    Neither the change in leadership in the United States, nor sanctions imposed by the UN Security Council, will impede North Korea's economic and military advancement, according to an economist from the reclusive...

    Neither the change in leadership in the United States, nor sanctions imposed by the UN Security Council, will impede North Korea's economic and military advancement, according to an economist from the reclusive nation.
    HK officers found guilty of assaulting protesters

    HK officers found guilty of assaulting protesters


    Seven police officers were convicted Tuesday of assaulting a protester during Hong Kong's pro-democracy demonstrations in...

    Seven police officers were convicted Tuesday of assaulting a protester during Hong Kong's pro-democracy demonstrations in 2014.
    Soft toy tiger nurses orphaned cubs back to health

    Soft toy tiger nurses orphaned cubs back to health


    When park rangers in India discovered three orphaned tiger cubs, they knew they had a challenge on their...

    When park rangers in India discovered three orphaned tiger cubs, they knew they had a challenge on their hands.
    China's fentanyl ban is a 'game-changer'

    China's fentanyl ban is a 'game-changer'


    China will ban the manufacture and sale of four variations of the synthetic drug fentanyl starting March 1, a move that US Drug Enforcement Administration officials call a "game-changer" for the United States' battle with manufactured...

    China will ban the manufacture and sale of four variations of the synthetic drug fentanyl starting March 1, a move that US Drug Enforcement Administration officials call a "game-changer" for the United States' battle with manufactured opioids.
    Rishikesh, India: The yoga capital of the world

    Rishikesh, India: The yoga capital of the world


    For better or worse, the holy city of Rishikesh, which rests on the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India, will always be associated with the Beatles and their sojourn to study transcendental meditation in...

    For better or worse, the holy city of Rishikesh, which rests on the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India, will always be associated with the Beatles and their sojourn to study transcendental meditation in 1968.
    Poultry markets closed to stop avian flu

    Poultry markets closed to stop avian flu


    A number of provinces in China have shut down live poultry markets to prevent the spread of avian flu after a surge in the number of infections from the H7N9 strain in recent...

    A number of provinces in China have shut down live poultry markets to prevent the spread of avian flu after a surge in the number of infections from the H7N9 strain in recent months.
    Is Aung San Suu Kyi the Mandela of Asia?

    Is Aung San Suu Kyi the Mandela of Asia?


    After spending 15 years under house arrest, democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi explains her life outlook and why she doesn't harbor...

    After spending 15 years under house arrest, democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi explains her life outlook and why she doesn't harbor bitterness.
    Why can't these Indians leave Saudi Arabia?

    Why can't these Indians leave Saudi Arabia?


    7,700 Indian workers are stranded in Saudi Arabia after a series of layoffs. CNN gets access to one of the 20 camps where workers are...

    7,700 Indian workers are stranded in Saudi Arabia after a series of layoffs. CNN gets access to one of the 20 camps where workers are stuck.
    Heineken taps into Myanmar's beer market

    Heineken taps into Myanmar's beer market


    We look into Myanmar's brewing beer market and find out why Heineken invested in a $60 million brewery outside of...

    We look into Myanmar's brewing beer market and find out why Heineken invested in a $60 million brewery outside of Yangon.
    A 'car-eating' transformer could save environment

    A 'car-eating' transformer could save environment


    It looks like a giant, car-eating transformer, but China is hoping this new vehicle concept will be the answer to its crippling traffic...

    It looks like a giant, car-eating transformer, but China is hoping this new vehicle concept will be the answer to its crippling traffic problems
    Philippines elects its first  transgender politician

    Philippines elects its first transgender politician


    CNN's Kristie Lu Stout speaks with Geraldine Roman, the first transgender woman in history to be elected to the Philippines...

    CNN's Kristie Lu Stout speaks with Geraldine Roman, the first transgender woman in history to be elected to the Philippines congress.
    Painting with shadows

    Painting with shadows


    In India's capital city, one wall bears an off-beat artwork that disappears after the sun goes...

    In India's capital city, one wall bears an off-beat artwork that disappears after the sun goes down.
    Who is Rodrigo Duterte?

    Who is Rodrigo Duterte?


    He's caused outrage with inflammatory comments on rape and murder, but Philippines presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte is poised to become its next president. CNN's Alexandra Field...

    He's caused outrage with inflammatory comments on rape and murder, but Philippines presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte is poised to become its next president. CNN's Alexandra Field reports.
    Police save girls from trafficking in Vietnam

    Police save girls from trafficking in Vietnam


    CNN's Alexandra Field meets five 14-year-old girls saved by the Vietnamese border police as traffickers were about to take them across the border into...

    CNN's Alexandra Field meets five 14-year-old girls saved by the Vietnamese border police as traffickers were about to take them across the border into China.