Shireen Abu Akleh, a journalist killed in the West Bank, was ‘the voice of Palestinian suffering’

Editor’s Note: A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look inside the region’s biggest stories. Sign up here. Abu Dhabi, UAE CNN – Veteran Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was a household name in the Arab world. For two and a half decades, she chronicled … Read more

Several prominent Russian businessmen have died by apparent suicide in just three months

CNN – At least five prominent Russian businessmen have reportedly died by suicide since late January, with three of them allegedly killing members of their families before taking their own lives. Four of the dead men were associated with the Russian state-owned energy giant Gazprom or one of its subsidiaries. CNN’s calls to Gazprom have … Read more

In Russian-occupied Kherson, allegations of rape emerge

Kherson Region, Ukraine CNN – When Dasha and the other children emerged from their basement and into their newly occupied village it was for food. They were hiding from the Russians, who had fired shots into the air, at cars – and at people. But when the children resurfaced, they were greeted by two unwanted … Read more

‘Rust’ shooting: Video of Alec Baldwin’s initial interview after deadly shooting on set released by investigators

CNN – Newly released video evidence from the investigation into a deadly shooting last year on the set of the film “Rust” shows investigators’ first interview with actor Alec Baldwin shortly after the incident. Baldwin was handling a gun while rehearsing a scene at the Bonanza Creek Ranch in New Mexico in October when a … Read more