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Israeli airstrikes kill 16 in Gaza, Palestinian officials say

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:57am
An Israeli airstrike killed two children in Gaza on Sunday, the Palestinian health ministry said. The same day, the Israeli military said rockets from Syria hit various locations through the Golan Heights.
Categories: International News

China executes Tiananmen Square attack 'masterminds'

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:15am
China has executed eight people convicted of terrorism, including three for their roles in an attack in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in October, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported, citing local authorities.
Categories: International News

Syria ready to work with UN to fight terror

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:51am
ISIS fighters have seized control of a strategically important air base in Syria, tightening their grip on the northeastern region of the war-racked nation.
Categories: International News

Making 'sexiest wine on the planet'

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 7:52am
Wine has been produced in Lebanon for thousands of years but conflict across the Middle East has hit sales and production in recent times. Now the country's winemakers are adopting new tactics to get their products noticed.
Categories: International News

Gandhi director Attenborough dies

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 7:50am
Actor-director famed for work behind camera on Gandhi and in front of it on Jurassic Park dies.
Categories: International News

French government dissolved

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 7:44am
The French government was dissolved Monday amid turmoil among top ministers.
Categories: International News

Famous stone faces speak

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 7:43am
They have stood quietly among us for centuries, often unnoticed. But now, some of England's historic statues have been given a voice.
Categories: International News

A spy's guide to Berlin

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 7:35am
Spooks have left their mark on a once-divided city still thought to be an espionage hotbed.
Categories: International News

Boy in China survives being run over

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 6:11am
Surveillance video shows a boy being hit by an SUV in front of his home. CNN's Andrew Stevens has more.
Categories: International News

7.0-magnitude quake strikes Peru, USGS says

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 1:39am
A 7.0-magnitude quake struck southern Peru on Sunday evening, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
Categories: International News

Gunmen open fire in Iraq mosque

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 6:47am
Police say gunmen stormed a Sunni mosque in Iraq during prayers and opened fire, killing at least 65 people.
Categories: International News

Tropical Storm Cristobal churns in the Caribbean

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 6:41am
Tropical Storm Cristobal formed early Sunday in the Caribbean, having strengthened from a tropical depression, the National Hurricane Center said.
Categories: International News

ISIS siege cuts off small Iraqi town from food, water

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 12:43am
As violence continues to wrack Iraq, another ethnic slaughter may be in the making by Sunni extremists from ISIS.
Categories: International News

35 Nigerian police officers missing after insurgent attack

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 9:36pm
Thirty-five Nigerian policemen are missing following an insurgent attack Saturday on a police training school in one of the most volatile parts of the African nation, police said.
Categories: International News

Tripoli airport seized in fight between Libyan militias

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 8:31pm
Control of Tripoli International Airport changed hands Saturday evening, after an alliance of Islamist militias from around Libya seized the reins from a rival group.
Categories: International News

Report: Russian aid trucks leave Ukraine

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 5:32am
Several dozen Russian aid trucks left Ukrainian territory on Saturday morning, Russia's state-run RIA Novosti news agency reported, a day after they crossed the border without authorization.
Categories: International News

Chinese fighter jet comes dangerously close to U.S. Navy plane

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 7:24pm
A Chinese fighter jet made several "dangerous" and "unprofessional" passes -- one as close as 20 feet -- at a U.S. Navy plane this week, Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said Friday.
Categories: International News

Has ISIS killer given himself away?

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 6:54pm
Although American journalist James Foley's killer is masked in black, some distinguishing features can be picked out -- but the biggest clue may be in his voice.
Categories: International News

Borders closing over Ebola fears

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 6:18pm
The West African country of Senegal has closed its borders with Guinea over fears that the Ebola outbreak could spread, according to the Senegalese Interior Ministry. The closure includes any aircraft and ships traveling to Senegal from Guinea, Sierra Leone or Liberia.
Categories: International News

Time to test Ebola vaccines?

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:48pm
Ebola virus disease is sweeping across West Africa in the largest outbreak of the virus to date. Mortality rates are currently at 60% in a disease where up to 90% of infected people can die. But despite this lethality there remain no licensed treatments or vaccines available, nearly 40 years after the disease was first discovered.
Categories: International News
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