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Wave sweeps crew from ship

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:34
British Coastguard video captures the moment when a crew of Irish fishermen and another rescue crew were swept away from the capsized Iuda Naofa.
Categories: International News

Opinion: A dramatic doomsday warning to the world

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:11
The world is more dangerous now, due to nuclear weapons and climate change, than it has been in decades
Categories: International News

Thousands to say farewell to Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:26
Thousands are expected to gather to say farewell to the monarch, who succeeded in securing broader freedoms in the conservative kingdom but fell short in gaining greater independence for women.
Categories: International News

Mystery surrounds drug drone

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 09:40
A drone crashed south of the U.S.-Mexico border carrying more than six pounds of crystal methamphetamine. CNN affiliate KSWB reports.
Categories: International News

Bugs for dinner? I'll have a side of ants with that

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 09:35
Bugs have been a dietary staple of many cultures for centuries, yet Westerners have been slow to stomach the creepy crawlers. That may be changing. CNN's Rachel Crane heads to New York's The Black Ant to taste the latest restaurant trend.
Categories: International News

Japanese hostages met in Syria

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 09:31
A friend of one of the Japanese hostages held by ISIS says he knows his friend will not give up hope. CNN's Will Ripley reports from Tokyo.
Categories: International News

India's tiger population increasing

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 09:30
Categories: International News

The tropical paradise with a booming economy

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 09:29
What is Africa's most competitive economy? Is it oil-rich Nigeria? No. Perhaps South Africa, the continent's mining powerhouse? Try again.
Categories: International News

Fate of ISIS hostages unknown

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 08:36
The fate of two Japanese men whom ISIS kidnapped and threatened to execute was unknown Friday as the 72-hour deadline that the militant group set apparently came and went.
Categories: International News

Chinese court puts up 'wall of shame'

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 08:25
In a modern twist of public square shaming, a Chinese court has blazoned the names and offenses of 50 individuals and four companies that have dodged paying fines.
Categories: International News

Thai lawmakers vote to impeach former PM

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 08:10
Thailand's military-appointed National Legislative Assembly (NLA) has voted 190-18 in favor of impeaching former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for her role in a controversial rice subsidy program that cost the country billions.
Categories: International News

7,000 arrested as political violence rocks Bangladesh

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 08:09
Thirty-one people have been killed and more than 7,000 arrested in weeks of political unrest in Bangladesh, as the country's opposition mounts mass protests demanding fresh parliamentary elections.
Categories: International News

Ebola vaccine to be tested in Africa

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 07:57
The world is a lot closer to having a real weapon to fight Ebola. Vaccine doses should arrive in West Africa Friday.
Categories: International News

Japan: ISIS silent on hostages

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 07:38
Japan says it has had no contact with ISIS as the Islamic militant group's deadline nears for Tokyo to pay a $200 million ransom to spare the lives of two hostages.
Categories: International News

6,000 ISIS fighters killed

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 07:37
The losses have had a "devastating" impact on ISIS, a U.S. diplomatic official says.
Categories: International News

Saudi blogger's lashes postponed

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 07:37
After enduring wounds from being struck 50 times, a Saudi blogger has been given a reprieve in receiving another 50 lashes this Friday, said Amnesty International.
Categories: International News

King Abdullah's legacy: 5 things to know

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 07:37
Abdullah's rule over one of the West's key Muslim allies left an indelible, if ambiguous, legacy. Here are five notable characteristics of his reign.
Categories: International News

Yemen's government resigns

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 16:47
The resignations come a day after the government and Houthi rebels reached a tentative peace deal meant to end days of turmoil.
Categories: International News

Civilians die in Ukraine shelling

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 16:06
Seven civilians were killed when shells hit a trolley bus station in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, the City Council there said Thursday, as the months-long conflict in the country's east showed little sign of easing.
Categories: International News
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