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U.N. slaps arms embargo on Yemen's Houthis

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 9:16am
The U.N. Security Council voted Tuesday in favor of an arms embargo on Houthis -- the minority group that has taken over large swaths of Yemen, including its capital, Sanaa -- and supporters of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Categories: International News

See the first color image of Pluto

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 9:16am
After more than nine years of traveling through the solar system, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has sent back its first color image of Pluto.
Categories: International News

UK scrambles jets to intercept Russian aircraft

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 9:15am
The UK Royal Air Force on Tuesday scrambled jets to intercept Russian bombers flying near British airspace, the British Defence Ministry said.
Categories: International News

Monarchies around the world

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 9:12am
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The most otherworldly place for a holiday?

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 9:12am
David Bristow and Colin Bell traveled the length of Africa to find the continent's best eco-friendly hotels and safari camps.
Categories: International News

30 inspiring island escapes

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 9:12am
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An elephant in a porcelain store

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 9:12am
Luxury brand Hermès' new exhibition at London's Saatchi Gallery is a trip in more ways than one.
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Al Qaeda's bench of leaders dwindles

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 8:57am
While the fight against ISIS in Syria and Iraq holds the world's gaze, a simultaneous transformation is getting less attention: the deterioration of al Qaeda.
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U.S. troops retraining Iraqi security forces

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 8:56am
Part of the support Washington is giving Iraq is retraining its security forces, but as CNN's Arwa Damon reports, there are key differences this time.
Categories: International News

Reinforcements sent to battle ISIS at oil refinery

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 8:56am
Hundreds of additional Iraqi troops are being sent to reinforce colleagues who are trying to fend off ISIS' attempt to overrun Iraq's largest oil refinery, a key paramilitary force said Tuesday.
Categories: International News

Sex slave's story of survival

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 8:55am
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A Yazidi family's horrifying tale

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 8:48am
The children laugh and shriek, as some of them seem to always have the capacity to do no matter how depressing the circumstances.
Categories: International News

U.S. warships head for ISIS fight

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 8:48am
Watch as the USS Theodore Roosevelt strike group passes through the Suez Canal on its way to joining the fight against ISIS.
Categories: International News

Yarmouk: Inside the refugee camp

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 8:48am
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'The deepest circle of hell'

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 8:48am
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The ISIS terror threat

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 8:48am
The aim of the ISIS militant group is to create an Islamic state across Sunni areas of Iraq and Syria.
Categories: International News

Boots on the ground: The foreign volunteers training anti-ISIS fighters

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 8:48am
For Lt. Colonel John Schwemmer, the scenery is all too familiar. This is his sixth tour in Iraq, and he's back doing a job that he's been tasked with before: training Iraqi soldiers. This time, he feels, they're getting it right.
Categories: International News

String of bombings kills 15 around Baghdad

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 8:48am
A string of bombings in and around Baghdad over 24 hours has killed 15 people and wounded 88 others, authorities said.
Categories: International News

Briny puddles could dot Mars, new research says

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 5:16pm
It's not going to be enough to slake the thirst of the elusive Mars bunny, but scientists say new research seems to support the theory that what looks like a bone-dry red planet during the day could be dotted with tiny puddles of salty water at night.
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