NAIROBI, Kenya — Sudan’s army chief appointed himself as the head of a new ruling body on Thursday, entrenching a recent military coup and dealing a major blow to Western-led efforts to steer Sudan back to a democratic path. The sudden announcement by Lt. Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan dashed hopesContinue Reading

A parable comedy that reminds you that the best solution in the most difficult situations is to act as simply as possible. A comedy-drama that proves that the best way to solve the most difficult life circumstances is to accept them easily. There isContinue Reading

Peng Shuai, 35, a former Wimbledon and French Open doubles champion, on Tuesday accused retired Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli of pressuring her into having sex, according to screenshots of a since-deleted post from Peng’s verified account on Weibo, China’s Twitter-like social media platform. CNN could not independently verify the authenticityContinue Reading

Taylor, pictured in 1906, was also known as ‘The Black Cyclone’ On a freezing cold December night, thousands gathered at New York’s Madison Square Garden. With the smell of chicken and potatoes cooked over oil stoves hanging in the midnight air, the crowd chattered and beat their hands together, tryingContinue Reading

MADRID — In a literary world long crowded with successful men, some held up the popularity of Carmen Mola as an example that times were changing in Spain. Publishing under a pseudonym, the writer produced a detective trilogy with an eccentric female police inspector as the protagonist, plumbing the underworldContinue Reading

CAIRO — Iran will rejoin international talks on limiting its nuclear program before the end of November, its deputy foreign minister and chief negotiator said Wednesday, raising hopes that negotiations stalled since June by the election of a hard-line Iranian president can be revived. The official, Ali Bagheri Kani, saidContinue Reading