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ISIS threat stirs Sunni Awakening

CNN World - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:26am
What is the role of the Sunni Awakening amid ISIS' ongoing threat? CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
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Accused in Thai tourist murder recant

CNN World - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:20am
The Burmese migrants accused of the murder of two British tourists on the Thai resort island of Koh Tao have retracted their confessions, according to Burmese media.
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Syria: No country for old men

CNN World - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:08am
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How Saudi Arabia goes hi-tech to manage millions during the Hajj

CNN World - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 7:39am
Tuesday marked the last day of the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage that sees over two million Muslim pilgrims journey to Mecca in Saudi Arabia.
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Mogadishu gets first cash machine

CNN World - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 7:34am
Somalia's capital Mogadishu now has its first-ever ATM bank machine -- and it dispenses U.S. dollars.
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The '5-year-old Monet'

CNN World - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 7:32am
At first glance, they could almost pass for masterpieces by Monet or Renoir.
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What is this man doing to the horse?

CNN World - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 7:32am
The internet went wild for so-called "horse yoga" -- but it turns out there was something deeper going on that shows how humans can reconnect with the animal world.
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Nobel literature prize goes to French author

CNN World - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 7:19am
A French author whose tales center on memory and guilt has won this year's Nobel Prize in literature, the Nobel committee in Sweden said Thursday.
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Overthrown or under the weather?

CNN World - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 6:25am
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hasn't been seen publicly since September, and some analysts speculate he may have been ousted.
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Missing Vietnamese oil tanker found raided by pirates

CNN World - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 4:51am
Almost one week after vanishing en route from Singapore to Vietnam, a Vietnamese oil tanker has been released by pirates who had taken control of the vessel.
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Why is North Korea talking now?

CNN World - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 2:57am
With Kim Jong Un out of sight, North Korean officials go on a rare publicity blitz, taking questions at the U.N., planning talks with the E.U., and visiting South Korea.
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Ebola battle through nurse's eyes

CNN World - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 3:13pm
CNN's Nima Elbagir reports on the desperate effort to save Ebola patients from the viewpoint of those taking care of them.
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U.S. F-15 crashes in United Kingdom

CNN World - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 3:09pm
A military aircraft crashed in eastern England on Wednesday, and the pilot ejected and survived with a minor injury, police in Lincolnshire said.
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19 die as violent protests over ISIS sweep Turkey

CNN World - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 2:15pm
As ISIS militants seem poised to take the strategic city of Kobani at the Turkish-Syrian border, violent protests have broken out in Turkey, leaving some demonstrators dead.
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Piracy feared as oil tanker vanishes

CNN World - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:25pm
Vietnamese authorities are searching for an oil tanker feared to have been taken by pirates just 40 minutes after it departed Singapore for Vietnam almost one week ago.
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Spain may kill Ebola patient's dog

CNN World - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:11pm
More than 330,000 people have signed a petition on Change.org to save Ebola patient Teresa Romero Ramos' dog, Excalibur.
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How ISIS makes its millions

CNN World - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:10pm
On the southern edge of Turkey, rolling brown pastoral hills slope gently to the Syrian border, with small towns like this one dotting the horizon. The calm on this side of the border, however, belies the scene on the other side.
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Hero fights ISIS recruiters

CNN World - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:08pm
His name is Abdullah X. His slogan: "Mind of a Scholar, Heart of a Warrior." But the star of this new animated show isn't a caped crusader battling bad guys in the streets of Gotham -- he's fighting for the hearts and minds of young Muslims everywhere.
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U.S. officials: ISIS will capture Kobani, but it's not a big concern to us

CNN World - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:27pm
The key Syrian border city of Kobani will soon fall to ISIS, but that's not a major U.S. concern, several senior U.S. administration officials said.
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Nobel for giving us peek at nanoworld

CNN World - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:04pm
Two Americans and a German won the Nobel Prize in chemistry this year for their work on optical microscopy that has opened up our understanding of molecules by allowing us to see how they work close up.
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