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See how man changed during 2,660-mile hike

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 8:15am
During his hike from Mexico to Canada, Andy Davidhazy took a picture of himself every mile along the way.
Categories: International News

Why are people standing in line for these cookies?

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 8:14am
The latest sensation in Hong Kong is butter cookies. If you don't want to wait in long lines, then head to the black market. CNN's Andrew Stevens has this delicious story.
Categories: International News

Mass graves discovered in Tikrit

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 8:12am
CNN's Arwa Damon takes us inside the presidential compound in Tikrit, Iraq, where victims of the Camp Speicher massacre have been found.
Categories: International News

Yemen: A breeding ground for terrorism

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 7:54am
Yemen, a nation that has long served as a haven for Islamic terrorists, now appears to be teetering on the brink of civil war. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
Categories: International News

No peace for Iraqi Christians this Easter

Sun, 04/05/2015 - 11:28am
This is the time of the year when Christians the world over -- more than 2 billion of us -- reflect upon the crucifixion and resurrection of our Lord.
Categories: International News

Kenyan student rescued after 2 days in closet

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 11:48pm
A 19-year-old student at Kenya's Garissa University College was rescued Saturday after spending more than 48 hours in a closet where she had hidden herself as Islamist gunmen conducted a murderous rampage on the campus.
Categories: International News

Airstrikes, ground fighting take heavy toll

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 3:27pm
"For the wounded, their chances of survival depend on action within hours, not days," a Red Cross officials says.
Categories: International News

Iranian President: We will honor nuclear deal

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 12:13pm
Iran's President on Friday hailed the proposed international deal on his country's nuclear program, vowing that Iran will stick to its promises and -- assuming other countries live up to their end of the bargain -- become a more active, engaged player in world affairs.
Categories: International News

Investigators leave Flight 9525 crash site

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 12:12pm
Police investigators have left the site in the French Alps where Germanwings Flight 9525 crashed, a French national police official told CNN on Saturday, though the work of determining exactly what happened and what can be done about it continues.
Categories: International News

Shortest lunar eclipse of the century coming

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 6:31am
Sky watchers in Western North America are in for a treat: a nearly five-minute total lunar eclipse just before sunrise on Saturday.
Categories: International News

Paris hostages sue media outlet

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 3:31pm
Six survivors of a Paris kosher supermarket siege in January are suing a French media outlet for what they call dangerous live broadcasting during the hostage-taking.
Categories: International News

The Pope's pasta problem

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 1:00pm
Did the Pope get plump from daily pasta? CNN's Jeanne Moos reports doctors may be asking him to curb his carb intake.
Categories: International News

First photos from inside Garissa University College

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 12:55pm
The first photos have emerged showing the aftermath of the deadly Al-Shabaab attack at Kenya's Garissa University. CNN's Christian Purefoy reports.
Categories: International News

Child sex workers sold by own moms

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:44am
When Kieu was 12, her mother asked her to take a job. But not just any job. Kieu was first examined by a doctor, who issued her a "certificate of virginity." She was then delivered to a hotel, where a man raped her for two days.
Categories: International News

Al Qaeda breaks 270 out of prison

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:43am
Al Qaeda fighters attacked a prison in the coastal Yemeni city of Al Mukallah early Thursday, freeing nearly at least 270 prisoners, a third of whom have al Qaeda links, a senior Defense Ministry official has told CNN.
Categories: International News

Tentative Iran nuclear deal reached

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:43am
Latest developments:
Categories: International News

Germanwings co-pilot sped up descent

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:38am
Initial tests on the flight data recorder recovered from downed Germanwings Flight 9525 show that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz purposely used the controls to speed up the plane's descent, according to the French air accident investigation agency, the BEA.
Categories: International News

Malaysian bomb maker killed

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:37am
The FBI has confirmed that one of its most wanted terrorists, the Malaysian bomb maker known as Marwan, was killed in an otherwise disastrous raid in the Philippines in January.
Categories: International News

Man sold Banksy masterpiece for $175

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:36am
When Rabea Darduna's Gaza home was destroyed in last summer's war, he says he felt he was left with nothing. Only a doorway and a door. He sold the door to bring in some money to care for his six children, not realizing the prize he had.
Categories: International News

Japan military: No sign of UFOs

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:36am
The classic video game "Space Invaders" was developed in Japan back in the late 1970's -- and now their real-life counterparts are the topic of an earnest political discussion in Japan's corridors of power.
Categories: International News
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