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Germany: 25 years later and no looking back

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 06:38
Not so long ago, Germany was vilified for its slow economic growth, high unemployment rates, and record budget deficits. As late as 2004, The Economist called it the Sick Man of Europe. On the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Germany sits atop a small list of superpowers and looks set to stay there.
Categories: International News

Sewol ferry disaster: 6 months of pain

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 06:13
6 months after the Sewol ferry sank off South Korea, many still wait for the bodies of loved ones. Paula Hancocks reports.
Categories: International News

Uganda clerics: Is gay OK?

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 05:25
Photojournalist Daniella Zalcman asked Uganda's religious leaders what their views were on homosexuality. Some of their answers might surprise you.
Categories: International News

No one stopped Ebola nurse from flying

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 23:02
A nurse monitoring herself for Ebola symptoms broke travel restrictions and flew, U.S. doctors say. But she had reported her temperature to the CDC before taking flight.
Categories: International News

Nepal: 17 trekkers killed in heavy snow

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 20:21
Seventeen trekkers, including at least eight foreigners, have died after they were trapped in heavy snowfall while trekking in the Annapurna and Manang regions in central Nepal, the army said.
Categories: International News

Alleged beating stuns Hong Kong

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 19:31
The Hong Kong government has vowed to conduct an impartial investigation into a video which appears to show several plainclothes police officers beating up a detained pro-democracy demonstrator.
Categories: International News

Al Qaeda resurgent in Yemen amid political turmoil

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:22
The latest "Worldwide Caution" issued by the U.S. State Department last week made for grim reading, telling of "an increased likelihood of reprisal attacks against U.S., Western and coalition partner interests throughout the world, especially in the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, and Asia."
Categories: International News

North and South Korea meet after balloon flap

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:02
It started with balloons. But the latest strife between North and South Korea hasn't been resolved, despite a meeting between top military leaders from both countries Wednesday at the Panmunjom border site -- their highest-level talks in seven years.
Categories: International News

Vatican backtracks on gay comments

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 09:21
Under furious assault from conservative Catholics, the Vatican backtracked Tuesday on its surprisingly positive assessment of gays and same-sex relationships.
Categories: International News

Marine charged with murder of transgender woman

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 09:20
A U.S. Marine has been charged with murder in the death of a transgender woman who was found strangled in a Philippines hotel room over the weekend.
Categories: International News

ISIS gains ground as airstrikes hit

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:54
ISIS appears to have gained more ground in Iraq. Islamic State fighters surrounded one of Iraq's largest air bases.
Categories: International News

Leela Hazzah

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:47
As a child, Leela Hazzah would spend her summer nights lying on the rooftop of her family's home in Egypt.
Categories: International News

Patricia Kelly

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:47
Fred Wright may have grown up on Garden Street, but his early childhood was far from rosy.
Categories: International News

Ned Norton

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:47
Ned Norton was working as a fitness trainer for Olympic athletes and bodybuilders when a young man with a spinal cord injury asked him for help.
Categories: International News

Juan Pablo Romero Fuentes

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:47
Growing up in Guatemala, Juan Pablo Romero Fuentes watched many of his peers succumb to drugs, gangs and crime.
Categories: International News

Dr. Wendy Ross

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:46
For many families, a night at the ballpark is a treat. But it can be a nightmare for those with autistic children.
Categories: International News

24 hours with virtual girlfriend in China

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:42
When I first came across a "virtual lover" service on e-commerce site Taobao, China's version of Amazon, I thought it was hype.
Categories: International News

Drone flyover sparks brawl

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:40
CNN speaks to journalist Branislav Ĺ ovljanski about what caused the cancellation of the match between Serbia and Albania.
Categories: International News

Look at me! 22 selfies of the week

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 06:48
Categories: International News

Gloves keeping you warm this winter

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 06:26
The steady hum of sewing machines fills the air inside a large glovemaking factory on the outskirts of Addis Ababa, the bustling Ethiopian capital. Patches of leather move through an array of working stations as busy laborers work feverishly to meet the company's export quota: 5,000 gloves a day.
Categories: International News
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