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TEPCO ordered to pay in landmark Fukushima suicide case

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:15am
Four years after the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, questions about the lingering physical and mental health toll of the disaster persist.
Categories: International News

Car bomb in Baghdad rush hour

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:06am
A car bomb exploded in eastern Baghdad, killing at least 10 people and wounding more than 30 others, police said.
Categories: International News

U.S. Coast Guard fires on Iranian boat

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:53am
The U.S. Coast Guard fired at an Iranian fishing dhow in the Persian Gulf after the Iranian boat pointed a machine gun at the American crew, the Navy says.
Categories: International News

Woman fights off leopard attack

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:29am
The fight lasted half an hour and pitted a leopard against a woman armed only with farm tools in an isolated field in India.
Categories: International News

Israel, Hamas agree to open-ended Gaza truce

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:13am
After more than seven weeks of heavy fighting, Israel and Hamas have agreed to an open-ended ceasefire.
Categories: International News

The easy way to become king

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 8:00am
Don't like the country you live in? Why not create your own, as many people have done. We uncover the parallel world of "micronationalism."
Categories: International News

Meet New Delhi's 'monkey chasers'

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 7:56am
CNN's Sumnima Udas speaks with a man whose job is to chase mischievous monkeys away in New Delhi.
Categories: International News

From American kid to jihadi in Syria

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 7:21am
McCain's transformation to a jihadi left his family "devastated" and "just as surprised as the country," his uncle says.
Categories: International News

Man who fixed soccer confesses

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 7:03am
Convicted match fixer Wilson Raj Perumal boasts to CNN of fixing World Cup games adding: "I was on the bench and telling players what to do, giving orders to the coach."
Categories: International News

Fireball experiment at space station

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 5:21am
Mouse astronauts are joining the research carried out at the International Space Station.
Categories: International News

Japanese MP denies meth charges

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 4:28am
A Japanese lawmaker facing drug charges punishable by death has pleaded not guilty in a Chinese court, Chinese state media reports.
Categories: International News

Front line in cancer battle

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 3:59am
Doctor Lieping Chen has discovered a protein that helps shield cancer from the immune system.
Categories: International News

Officials: American fighting for ISIS killed in Syria

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 7:07pm
An American named Douglas McCain was killed last weekend in Syria, where he was fighting for ISIS, two U.S. officials told CNN.
Categories: International News

Obama OKs spy flights over Syria, official says

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 5:28pm
U.S. President Barack Obama has authorized reconnaissance flights over Syria as ISIS militants continue to gain ground in the war-ravaged nation, a U.S. official told CNN.
Categories: International News

Israel, Hamas reach unlimited ceasefire

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:59pm
The Egyptian ceasefire proposal accepted by Israel and the Palestinians would "ease" the blockade on Gaza, a senior Egyptian official says.
Categories: International News

Car bomb detonates in Baghdad rush hour

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:27pm
A car bomb exploded in eastern Baghdad, killing at least 10 people and wounding more than 30 others, police said.
Categories: International News

South Korean bus swept away by flooding

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:26pm
A South Korean bus was swept away by flooding following heavy rain; onlookers could only shout for help.
Categories: International News

Can this woman save us from an asteroid strike?

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:03pm
Nelly Ben Hayoun is on a mission to convince the world -- and especially governments and the United Nations -- to take threats such as potential asteroid strikes more seriously.
Categories: International News

10 best after dark adventures

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:41pm
Some things are better after dark from diving with manta rays to kayaking a bioluminescent bay.
Categories: International News

Search intensifies for American missing in Israel

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:26am
Israeli police have stepped up their search for a New Jersey man who went missing while hiking in a forest outside Jerusalem.
Categories: International News
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