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6 to be executed for drug offenses

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 8:25am
Six people, including five foreigners, face execution by firing squad in coming days in Indonesia, as the country's new president upholds a hard line on drug offenders.
Categories: International News

Gunman at post office near Paris

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 8:24am
A man with a handgun entered a post office outside of Paris early Friday afternoon, police said.
Categories: International News

Why Chinese food safety is so bad

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 8:20am
Almost half of Chinese food-processing plants fail to meet internationally acceptable standards, new figures suggest.
Categories: International News

Terror plan was to kill Belgian police

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 8:18am
The plan was to gun down law officers in Belgium's streets or at police stations, possibly disguised in police uniforms themselves.
Categories: International News

Suspects detained in Paris as Kerry visits

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 8:16am
At least a dozen people have been detained in the Paris region overnight in connection with last week's shootings, the city prosecutor's office said Friday.
Categories: International News

Who's killing Muslims?

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:25pm
Categories: International News

Lashings, beheadings: Saudi's justice system

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:10pm
Prison for female driving, death for dissent, lashes for liberalism -- the spotlight is again on Saudi Arabia's justice system.
Categories: International News

Kohn: Why cartoonists should give it a rest

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:08pm
Those of us with free speech shouldn't use it to help justify jihadists' apocalyptic narrative of Islam vs. West
Categories: International News

15 top restaurants to try in 2015

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:03pm
Some of our favorites contemporary eateries are heading East while others are perfecting their traditional cuisines.
Categories: International News

2 die in Belgian anti-terror raid

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 2:52pm
Several people were killed Thursday in an anti-terrorism operation in the eastern Belgian city of Verviers, CNN affiliate VTM News reported.
Categories: International News

@CIA Twitter hacked with quote in Russian

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 2:43pm
The CIA's official Twitter account posted an odd quote in Russian, apparently from the writer Boris Pasternak, who is most famous for writing Doctor Zhivago and for being barred by the Soviet Union from accepting his Nobel Prize for literature.
Categories: International News

Up to speed: Paris terror attacks

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 1:57pm
More than a week after the Paris terror attacks and with an investigation in full swing, the evidence points to an international conspiracy by militants to bring terror to the streets of France's capital.
Categories: International News

Nigerian military disorganized, under-equipped

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 1:44pm
I didn't want to ask the question. I could already guess the pain behind the answer.
Categories: International News

Vatican defends Pope after punch remark

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 1:42pm
Pope Francis used a punch to make a point about the limits of free expression, but he ended up on the defensive because of it -- with a Vatican spokesman saying it was "in no way intended to be interpreted as justification for the violence and terror that took place in Paris last week."
Categories: International News

Muslim who helped hide kosher market's customers to become a French citizen

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 1:32pm
Lassana Bathily risked his own life to help save others; he is a Muslim who protected Jews in the face of an armed terrorist.
Categories: International News

The richest woman in the world is ...

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:36am
There are 2,325 billionaires in the world, according to the Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014, and just over 12% of them are women.
Categories: International News

Pope: Don't insult faith of others

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:17am
Pope Francis arrived in the Philippines on Thursday on a trip to Asia's most-Catholic nation. And one hungry for his arrival.
Categories: International News

Grocery shortages spark outrage in Venezuela

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:00am
People are protesting chronic shortages of basic goods in Venezuela that have made long lines at supermarkets a daily reality. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
Categories: International News

Weird items sent to space

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 10:58am
Over 5,000 pounds of supplies were just sent to the International Space Station. And while a lot of it was regular stuff like food and equipment, some unusual items also hitched a ride.
Categories: International News

Mom: ISIS, leave our children alone

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 10:20am
Zarine Khan, the mother of a teen charged with aiding ISIS, speaks out against the terror attacks in Paris and the terror group's recruiting techniques.
Categories: International News
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