85.3 F
Sarasota
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
World

World

From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

In political turmoil and economic collapse, Lebanon could now be overwhelmed by Covid-19

A combination of high infection rates, a floundering economy and renewed political turmoil could signal a new phase in the country's slew of crises...

Taiwan led the world in closing down for Covid, now it wants to do...

');$vidEndSlate.removeClass('video__end-slate--inactive').addClass('video__end-slate--active');}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: 'none',video: 'world/2020/09/21/taiwan-coronavirus-covid-19-post-pandemic-life-hancocks-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn',width: '100%',height: '100%',section: 'domestic',profile: 'expansion',network: 'cnn',markupId: 'large-media_0',adsection: 'const-article-carousel-pagetop',frameWidth: '100%',frameHeight: '100%',posterImageOverride: {"mini":{"width":220,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921154307-screenshot-taiwan-covid-19-small-169.jpg","height":124},"xsmall":{"width":307,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921154307-screenshot-taiwan-covid-19-medium-plus-169.jpg","height":173},"small":{"width":460,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921154307-screenshot-taiwan-covid-19-large-169.jpg","height":259},"medium":{"width":780,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921154307-screenshot-taiwan-covid-19-exlarge-169.jpg","height":438},"large":{"width":1100,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921154307-screenshot-taiwan-covid-19-super-169.jpg","height":619},"full16x9":{"width":1600,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921154307-screenshot-taiwan-covid-19-full-169.jpg","height":900},"mini1x1":{"width":120,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921154307-screenshot-taiwan-covid-19-small-11.jpg","height":120}}},autoStartVideo...

First man to climb Everest 10 times dies at 72

All the ascents to the 8,850-meter (29,035-foot) summit of the world's tallest mountain between 1983 and 1996 by Ang Rita, who went by his...

Drug trafficker facing death sentence escapes jail through sewage pipes

');$vidEndSlate.removeClass('video__end-slate--inactive').addClass('video__end-slate--active');}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: 'none',video: 'us/2016/01/26/famous-prison-escapes-orig-nws.cnn',width: '100%',height: '100%',section: 'domestic',profile: 'expansion',network: 'cnn',markupId: 'large-media_0',adsection: 'const-article-pagetop',frameWidth: '100%',frameHeight: '100%',posterImageOverride: {"mini":{"width":220,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/160126181400-famous-prison-escapes-orig-nws-00000624-small-169.jpg","height":124},"xsmall":{"width":307,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/160126181400-famous-prison-escapes-orig-nws-00000624-medium-plus-169.jpg","height":173},"small":{"width":460,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/160126181400-famous-prison-escapes-orig-nws-00000624-large-169.jpg","height":259},"medium":{"width":780,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/160126181400-famous-prison-escapes-orig-nws-00000624-exlarge-169.jpg","height":438},"large":{"width":1100,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/160126181400-famous-prison-escapes-orig-nws-00000624-super-169.jpg","height":619},"full16x9":{"width":1600,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/160126181400-famous-prison-escapes-orig-nws-00000624-full-169.jpg","height":900},"mini1x1":{"width":120,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/160126181400-famous-prison-escapes-orig-nws-00000624-small-11.jpg","height":120}}},autoStartVideo...

Language learning service Babbel says it has now sold over 10M subscriptions

Babbel, the popular Berlin-based online language learning service, today announced that it has now sold a total of 10 million subscriptions to its service....

Amnesty calls for human rights controls on EU digital surveillance exports

In a new report, Amnesty International says it’s found evidence of EU companies selling digital surveillance technologies to China — despite the stark human...

Ireland’s data watchdog slammed for letting adtech carry on ‘biggest breach of all time’

A dossier of evidence detailing how the online ad targeting industry profiles Internet users’ intimate characteristics without their knowledge or consent has been published...

Millions of acres are in flames in South America. Here's why

');$vidEndSlate.removeClass('video__end-slate--inactive').addClass('video__end-slate--active');}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: 'none',video: 'world/2020/09/21/brazil-argentina-fires-pantanal-rivers-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn',width: '100%',height: '100%',section: 'domestic',profile: 'expansion',network: 'cnn',markupId: 'large-media_0',adsection: 'const-video-leaf',frameWidth: '100%',frameHeight: '100%',posterImageOverride: {"mini":{"width":220,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921105457-brazil-argentina-fires-pantanal-rivers-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx-00000529-small-169.jpg","height":124},"xsmall":{"width":307,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921105457-brazil-argentina-fires-pantanal-rivers-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx-00000529-medium-plus-169.jpg","height":173},"small":{"width":460,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921105457-brazil-argentina-fires-pantanal-rivers-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx-00000529-large-169.jpg","height":259},"medium":{"width":780,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921105457-brazil-argentina-fires-pantanal-rivers-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx-00000529-exlarge-169.jpg","height":438},"large":{"width":1100,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921105457-brazil-argentina-fires-pantanal-rivers-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx-00000529-super-169.jpg","height":619},"full16x9":{"width":1600,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921105457-brazil-argentina-fires-pantanal-rivers-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx-00000529-full-169.jpg","height":900},"mini1x1":{"width":120,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921105457-brazil-argentina-fires-pantanal-rivers-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx-00000529-small-11.jpg","height":120}}},autoStartVideo...

Australia's coronavirus lockdown strategy worked. Could this be a model for the US?

');$vidEndSlate.removeClass('video__end-slate--inactive').addClass('video__end-slate--active');}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: 'none',video: 'world/2020/09/14/australians-stranded-abroad-ctw-vpx.cnni',width: '100%',height: '100%',section: 'domestic',profile: 'expansion',network: 'cnn',markupId: 'large-media_0',adsection: 'const-article-carousel-pagetop',frameWidth: '100%',frameHeight: '100%',posterImageOverride: {"mini":{"width":220,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200914151227-empty-seats-flight-australia-ctw-small-169.jpg","height":124},"xsmall":{"width":307,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200914151227-empty-seats-flight-australia-ctw-medium-plus-169.jpg","height":173},"small":{"width":460,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200914151227-empty-seats-flight-australia-ctw-large-169.jpg","height":259},"medium":{"width":780,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200914151227-empty-seats-flight-australia-ctw-exlarge-169.jpg","height":438},"large":{"width":1100,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200914151227-empty-seats-flight-australia-ctw-super-169.jpg","height":619},"full16x9":{"width":1600,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200914151227-empty-seats-flight-australia-ctw-full-169.jpg","height":900},"mini1x1":{"width":120,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200914151227-empty-seats-flight-australia-ctw-small-11.jpg","height":120}}},autoStartVideo...

Xinjiang government confirms huge birth rate drop but denies forced sterilization of women

');$vidEndSlate.removeClass('video__end-slate--inactive').addClass('video__end-slate--active');}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: 'none',video: 'world/2020/09/21/china-response-to-uyghur-xinjiang-sterilization-watson-lkl-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn',width: '100%',height: '100%',section: 'domestic',profile: 'expansion',network: 'cnn',markupId: 'large-media_0',adsection: 'const-article-carousel-pagetop',frameWidth: '100%',frameHeight: '100%',posterImageOverride: {"mini":{"width":220,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921115652-screenshot-uyghur-sterilization-chart-small-169.jpg","height":124},"xsmall":{"width":307,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921115652-screenshot-uyghur-sterilization-chart-medium-plus-169.jpg","height":173},"small":{"width":460,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921115652-screenshot-uyghur-sterilization-chart-large-169.jpg","height":259},"medium":{"width":780,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921115652-screenshot-uyghur-sterilization-chart-exlarge-169.jpg","height":438},"large":{"width":1100,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921115652-screenshot-uyghur-sterilization-chart-super-169.jpg","height":619},"full16x9":{"width":1600,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921115652-screenshot-uyghur-sterilization-chart-full-169.jpg","height":900},"mini1x1":{"width":120,"type":"jpg","uri":"//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921115652-screenshot-uyghur-sterilization-chart-small-11.jpg","height":120}}},autoStartVideo...

Stay connected

0FansLike
65,987FollowersFollow
14,700SubscribersSubscribe

Latest article

Big tech has 2 elephants in the room: Privacy and competition

The question of how policymakers should respond to the power of big tech didn’t get a great deal of airtime at TechCrunch Disrupt last...

NHL bubble confidential: Go inside the Toronto and Edmonton playoff hubs

For nearly two months, the National Hockey League has kept the teams in its postseason tournament inside "bubbles" that it helped construct with the...

Sources: Suarez furious as Barca retract on exit

5:42 AM ETSam MarsdenMoises LlorensLuis Suarez is furious with Barcelona after the club backtracked on an agreement to let him leave for free when...

Amy Coney Barrett has emerged as Trump's favorite

But for now, Barrett -- currently sitting on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago -- is his clear...

Mitt Romney backing of Supreme Court vote paves way for election-year confirmation

"The historical precedent of election year nominations is that the Senate generally does not confirm an opposing party's nominee but does confirm a nominee...
Skip to toolbar