Zebra on the loose
What would you do if you saw a zebra running wild on the streets? Well, that's exactly what happened in Seoul, South Korea! Sero, a young zebra, escaped from his zoo and trotted his way through busy streets for hours before he was finally tranquilized and safely returned to his home. There were n...
Why anti-semitism is rising in the U.S.
2022 saw a record number of antisemitic incidents in the U.S. That’s according to a new report from the Anti-Defamation League.
Harassment, vandalism and assaults aimed at Jews have all increased across the country.
CGTN’s Jim Spellman reports.
Protestors rush Israel PM residence
Tornadoes rip through Mississippi
A tornado barreled through the town of Rolling Fork, Mississippi overnight Friday. Rescuers are searching for survivors. Hundreds of people are left homeless. At least 25 people are dead and dozens injured.
Why are farmers in India throwing milk?
Farmers poured milk on roads in Usilampatti, India, as dairy farmers protested a decrease in the price set by the government for the purchase of milk.
Why did an artist paint in the middle of a desert?
In the midst of Oman's vast desolate desert, a giant painting of a small child igniting a lightbulb recently emerged, next to the site of the Ibri 2 solar power plant. The 100m piece of art is the work of Swiss-French artist Sayp.
Why are all these fish dead?
Hundreds of thousands of fish have been found floating in the Darling River in Australia on Friday, March 17. Officials didn't give a cause but tweeted that there are concerns about "dissolved oxygen levels" in that area.
Why all the drama about TikTok?
The Biden administration is demanding that the Chinese owners of TikTok either divest their stakes in the app or face a potential ban in the U.S., the company told Reuters on March 15. The move adds drama to tensions that have been brewing for years. What’s all the fuss about?
Iran and Saudi Arabia: Rivals no more?
Iran and Saudi Arabia have agreed to re-establish diplomatic relations after seven years of hostility. The deal was reached with the help of China.
In a key diplomatic victory, a deal was struck between Iran and Saudi Arabia in Beijing. The deal was brokered between the two powers after four day...
How close is Iran to nuclear weapons?
Iran is closer than ever to a nuclear weapon.
The latest International Atomic Energy Agency report suggests that Iran has enriched a small amount of Uranium to 83.7%, very close to weapons grade.
Iran says “unintended fluctuations” may have happened in the enrichment levels.
Running for Palestinians
The ninth Palestine Marathon was held Friday, March 10, with a route that must be run twice, all because of a 30-foot wall that obstructs the path of the runners.
The wall is part of a 700-kilometer (435 miles) barrier that cuts deep into traditional Palestinian lands that Israel began building ...
Three years since COVID-19 pandemic
Nearly seven million deaths. Three quarters of a billion infections. Countless lives upended. In the three years since the World Health Organization classified COVID-19 as a pandemic the whole world has been impacted.
Have you heard of Skijoring?
Skijoring is an exciting mix between skiing, horseback riding, and an obstacle course. Check it out.
Fukushima and the nuclear waste issues
It's been 12 years since a massive earthquake and tsunami triggered triple nuclear meltdowns in Japan, but the country is still sitting on over 1 million tonnes of treated nuclear wastewater. Is dumping it into the ocean the best solution?
Female football star and a mother
One of Venezuela’s top female football stars found out she was pregnant at the end of a very prosperous season. Take a look at how she’s able to balance being a mother and getting back on the pitch.
E-bike batteries sparked fire in NYC
New York City has seen a massive spike in e-bike battery fires in recent years. The latest incident on March 5 has injured at least seven people in the Bronx neighborhood.
The historic treaty to protect marine life
Marine life in the 'high seas' is under threat, and now something can be done to save it. A new UN treaty aims to protect marine biodiversity in the 'high seas' - a term used for oceans that don't fall under any country's governance. Plant and animal life in these waters face pollution, overfishi...
How to recycle car batteries
The popularity of electric cars is surging around the world. But along with the demand, there are questions. What happens to all the old EV batteries as the first generation of electric car batteries reach the end of their lives and are no longer enough to power a car?
Why are Israel and Iran arch enemies?
Iran once vowed to wipe Israel off the “face of the earth” and said that the Holocaust was a "myth."
Israel has periodically attacked Iran in an attempt to halt its threatening nuclear capabilities.
It might come as a surprise to know that these two warring nations were once… friends.
What is the latest target for neo-Nazis?
The U.S. power grid has become the primary target for white supremacist and neo-Nazi groups in the United States.
The FBI announced on Feb. 6 that they thwarted an attack on Baltimore's power grid by a Sarah Beth Clendaniel of Maryland conspiring with Brandon Russell, the head of a small neo-Naz...
Why cholera is spreading so quickly in Haiti
The rapid spread of cholera in Haiti comes as the nation is paralyzed by a gang blockade that has triggered shortages of fuel and clean drinking water.
Fiammetta Cappellini talks about the urgent need of medical care in the nation.
U.S. faces a doctor's shortage
The U.S. has a shortage of doctors, and it's expected to get worse over the next decade.
According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, the U.S. could see an estimated shortage of between nearly 38,000 to 124,000 doctors by the year 2034.
One of the biggest challenges is finding doc...
Why eggs are expensive
Inflation has begun to cool in the U.S. One area that remains red-hot in terms of cost is that basic consumer staple, eggs. Egg prices were 70 percent higher in January than they were the year before. A big reason: the avian flu which doesn’t seem to be going away. CGTN’s Hendrik Sybrandy reports...
Emperor penguins and climate change
The impact of climate change is being studied around the world and perhaps one of the most challenging environments is Antarctica. Researchers from San Jose State University are studying the issue with a unique subject – emperor penguins.
Researchers call this a rare opportunity to study the pen...