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Bringing paintings to life

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:20am
Javier Hirschfeld has a thing for eyes. He is gripped by unflinching stares, by looks that belie dignity and poise.
Categories: International News

Pope begins mending Christian split

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:13am
Christianity is a religion frayed over the centuries into many denominations. On Sunday, Pope Francis and the head of a major one vowed to heal one of the church's oldest splits.
Categories: International News

Revelations over N. Korean execution

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:11am
The aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un suffered a fatal stroke while she was on the phone with him, arguing about her husband's execution, according to a defector from the secretive nation.
Categories: International News

Rebels release general held hostage

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:09am
Colombian rebels released a top military general and two other hostages Sunday in a move that could allow stalled peace talks to resume.
Categories: International News

Poll: Leftist to be Uruguay's president

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:08am
Uruguay's politicians who led the charge to legalize marijuana and same-sex marriage appeared to win another ringing endorsement from voters in the South American country Sunday.
Categories: International News

Photographer's last images

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 10:38am
Andy Rocchelli was barely 30 years old when mortar shells obliterated his convoy near Slovyansk, Ukraine. His final photos project the maturity of a young man who, by then, had roamed confidently in dangerous war scenarios.
Categories: International News

What's Prince Harry's secret?

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 9:19am
Britain's Prince Harry has revealed a secret.
Categories: International News

Prosecutors to appeal stunning reversal in Mubarak ruling

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 8:38am
Egyptian prosecutors say they will appeal after former ruler Hosni Mubarak was cleared of charges linking him to the deaths of hundreds of protesters during the country's 2011 uprising.
Categories: International News

52 missing after South Korean fishing boats sinks

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 8:35am
A South Korean fishing boat with 60 crew members on board sank in the Bering Sea on Monday, the South Korean Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said.
Categories: International News

Village pumps out muscle men

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 8:28am
The village of Asola-Fatehpur Beri is the strongest in India.
Categories: International News

Airstrikes mark shift to ISIS 'capital'

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 8:24am
The U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS in Syria has stepped up its attacks on the militant Islamist group's de facto capital, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says.
Categories: International News

Watch as sinkhole swallows car

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 7:32am
Two men had a close call when their car was swallowed by a sinkhole that formed in the street. CCTV has more.
Categories: International News

Police: Palestinian teenage girl shot after knife attack on Israeli man

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 7:14am
A Palestinian teenage girl attacked an Israeli man with a knife on Monday, then was shot down by Israeli security officers, authorities said.
Categories: International News

World Cup bids: 'Picasso painting offered as kickback'

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 6:35am
Works of art offered as inducements are at the center of damaging allegations around the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
Categories: International News

Drone shows remains of Chernobyl

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 3:28am
Time has effectively stood still in the Ukranian city of Pripyat, which was evacuated in the aftermath of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear explosion.
Categories: International News

The hug shared around the world

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 5:12pm
It's the picture we needed to see after a week like this.
Categories: International News

Boys make horrifying find on beach

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 4:37pm
Two boys discovered the body of an infant while digging on an Australian beach. Seven Network reports.
Categories: International News

Qatar judge overturns conviction of U.S. couple in child's death

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 3:43pm
American couple Matthew and Grace Huang, who had been convicted in Qatar in the death of their adopted 8-month-old daughter last year, won their appeal in a Doha court on Sunday.
Categories: International News

NOAA: 2014 is shaping up as hottest year on record

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 3:07am
The first ten months of 2014 have been the hottest since record keeping began more than 130 years ago, according to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Categories: International News

Mubarak cleared of killing protesters

Sat, 11/29/2014 - 4:58pm
In what many Egyptians called the trial of the century, former President Hosni Mubarak has been cleared in the deaths of hundreds of protesters.
Categories: International News
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