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170 whales strand in NZ

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:13pm
Conservationists are racing to try to save more than 170 whales stranded on a remote beach on New Zealand's South Island.
Categories: International News

Coast guard captain jailed

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:13pm
The captain of the first South Korean coast guard ship sent to rescue passengers from the doomed Sewol ferry has been sentenced to four years in prison for negligence.
Categories: International News

Inside the ISIS plot to attack Belgium

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:12pm
Intelligence suggests ISIS is seeking to send back European recruits to target the European countries involved in airstrikes against it, according to an official. FULL STORY
Categories: International News

What happened to U.S. World Cup TV war?

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:03pm
It's one of the biggest sporting events on the planet and in a growing market for new fans, football's global governing body has cut a media rights deal for the 2026 World Cup over a decade ahead of the tournament.
Categories: International News

How much are we trashing our oceans?

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:01pm
Nearly every piece of plastic still exists on Earth, regardless of whether it's been recycled, broken down into microscopic bits or discarded in the ocean.
Categories: International News

Politicians fist fight over bill

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 7:50am
A fight broke out inside Ukraine's parliament building between two lawmakers with a dispute over a land ownership bill.
Categories: International News

Dashcam shows takedown of Indian grandfather

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 7:34am
Police dashcam video captures the moments an Alabama cop took down a 57-year-old man visiting his family from India.
Categories: International News

Long-held Al Jazeera journalists freed

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 7:01pm
Egyptian authorities have released Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed -- though they still face court proceedings -- after they served more than 400 days in an Egyptian prison.
Categories: International News

Myanmar gives Rohingya voting rights, backtracks

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 6:32pm
Myanmar has stripped away temporary voting rights given to the country's embattled Rohingya minority only a day earlier, following protests by Buddhist nationalists.
Categories: International News

What happens after Ukraine peace deal?

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 1:55pm
The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany have signed up to a peace plan after lengthy talks, raising hopes that the brutal conflict in eastern Ukraine could be brought to a close.
Categories: International News

Backstage at a traveling circus

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 1:31pm
Categories: International News

Ukraine ceasefire deal reached

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 12:00pm
Marathon peace talks aimed at ending the bloody crisis in eastern Ukraine concluded in a breakthrough: A ceasefire that's due to start Sunday and an agreement for both sides to pull back heavy weapons.
Categories: International News

Marines' weapons seized in Yemen

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 9:35am
Houthi rebels took all U.S. Embassy vehicles parked at the Yemeni capital's airport and wouldn't let departing U.S. Marines take their weapons with them, a top Sanaa airport official said about the latest evidence of unrest in an Arab nation long seen as key in America's fight against terrorists.
Categories: International News

Costa Concordia captain guilty

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 9:35am
The way prosecutors tell it, Francesco Schettino is an "idiot" who is not only to blame for the crash of the Costa Concordia, but who abandoned ship like a coward, ahead of most of his passengers.
Categories: International News

Indian grandfather paralyzed after run-in with police

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 9:16am
A 57-year-old Indian man visiting his son in Alabama says he was beaten by police after he was stopped in his son's neighborhood. CNN affiliate WHNT reports.
Categories: International News

U.S. women don't care if raped?

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 9:14am
A Saudi historian gave a head-scratching defense of the country's driving ban for women on a Saudi Arabian television station.
Categories: International News

Monarchies around the world

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 9:02am
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Sapporo Snow Festival turns to the dark side

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 9:02am
May the Force be with the Japanese Self-Defense Forces. Their "Star Wars"-inspired snow sculpture is epic.
Categories: International News

Freedivers' breathtaking photos of sharks

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 9:01am
Meet a world record-holding couple of professional freedivers who travel the world taking incredible photos along the way.
Categories: International News

Oil platform explosion kills 3 in Brazil

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 9:00am
At least three workers were killed and 10 were injured Wednesday in an explosion at an offshore oil and gas platform in Brazil, according to the state oil company.
Categories: International News
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