Thailand's 'sea people' emerge from the ocean

Ko Surin, Thailand (CNN) — These days, Salamak Klathalay, like most of us, lives in a house, on land. Salamak is a member of Thailand's Moken ethnic group. Also known as the "sea gypsies" or chao ley -- Thai for "sea people" -- the Moken lay claim to an ast...

At least 97 injured in Egypt as train derails

Cairo, Egypt (CNN) At least 97 people were injured when a train went off the tracks near the city of Toukh, north of Cairo on Sunday, according to Egypt's Ministry of Health. More than 50 ambulances were dispatched by the Ministry of Health to rescue the in...

Brazil asks women 'if possible' to delay pregnancy over Covid variants

São Paulo (CNN) Brazil has warned women to postpone pregnancy until the worst of the coronavirus pandemic has passed, saying that the variants of the coronavirus in Brazil have been more aggressive in pregnant women. "If possible, (the women should) postpon...

Myanmar releases prisoners for New Year, though likely not dissidents

(CNN) Authorities in Myanmar will release 23,184 prisoners from jails across the country on Saturday under a New Year amnesty, a Prisons Department spokesman said. But few, if any, democracy activists arrested since the February 1 coup are expected to be am...

France outlaws sex with children aged under 15

(Reuters) The French parliament on Thursday adopted legislation that characterizes sex with a child under the age of 15 as rape and punishable by up to 20 years in jail, bringing its penal code closer in line with many other Western nations. While the age o...

How to watch Prince Philip's funeral

London (CNN Business) Millions of people around the world are expected to tune into Prince Philip's funeral service on Saturday, which will be broadcast by major television networks and streamed online. A ceremonial procession inside the grounds of Windsor...