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Greenpeace activists occupy Shell oil rig

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 8:09am
Greenpeace activists have climbed aboard a Shell oil rig to protest the company's plans to drill in the Arctic near Alaska.
Categories: International News

Orca baby boom off British Columbia

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 8:09am
Categories: International News

Indian army to remove tons of Mount Everest trash

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 8:09am
Most climbers who try don't succeed in climbing the 29,035-foot-high Mount Everest, the world's tallest peak.
Categories: International News

Police hail 'miracle' of autistic boy's outback survival

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 8:08am
A young boy who suffers from autism has been found alive, walking through inhospitable brush days after wandering away from a campsite in Lake Eildon National Park, Victoria. Rescuers hailed his survival as a "miracle."
Categories: International News

8 Iranian guards killed near Pakistan border

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 8:08am
Eight Iranian border guards have been killed in clashes with unidentified militants near the border with Pakistan, Iranian state media reported.
Categories: International News

World's smallest sculpture

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 8:00am
She could stand on a strand of human hair, with room to spare.
Categories: International News

Sea Shepherd rescues alleged poachers

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 7:59am
A 110-day cat-and-mouse chase spanning from Antarctic waters to the coast of west Africa had an unlikely end when the crew of an alleged poaching vessel were rescued by conservationists pursuing them.
Categories: International News

What a shot! 39 amazing sports photos

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 7:54am
Categories: International News

Death toll rising rapidly as Yemen conflict rages

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 6:38pm
Bombing of key strategic targets in Sanaa, the Yemeni capital, has shattered windows and destroyed houses in surrounding areas. Fighting has killed hundreds of people in less than two weeks.
Categories: International News

Kenya took hours to respond to massacre

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 4:22pm
Kenyan authorities had intelligence that a university in Garissa could be attacked, but after the alarm sounded during last week's massacre, the country's rapid response team was stuck in Nairobi for hours arranging for transport, a police source told CNN on Monday.
Categories: International News

Mass graves in Tikrit might contain 1,700 bodies

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 4:20pm
Mass graves believed to hold Iraqi soldiers have been discovered in newly liberated Tikrit.
Categories: International News

Turkey blocks social media websites

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 2:25pm
A court order, requested by Turkish authorities, has resulted in the blocking of Twitter and YouTube in Turkey, a government official told CNN. Authorities say they ordered the blocks because the sites did not remove photos and other content from a March 31 hostage situation at Istanbul's central courthouse.
Categories: International News

ISIS recruits in Taliban territory

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 2:25pm
The flag is crude, handmade, but the message is clear -- allegiance to ISIS in Afghanistan. And the timing -- with America withdrawing, the Taliban fractured, young men disillusioned and angry -- could not be worse.
Categories: International News

Libya Fast Facts

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 9:51am
Here's some background information about Libya, an oil-rich country in North Africa bordering the Mediterranean Sea and Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, Chad, Niger and Sudan.
Categories: International News

Fidel Castro, in rare public appearance, is 'full of vitality'

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 9:38am
Cuban state media Saturday released images of a rare public appearance by former leader Fidel Castro, who met with a group of Venezuelans who were on a solidarity mission to the island.
Categories: International News

Taliban publish biography of leader

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 9:36am
Mullah Mohammed Omar is "still the leader" of the Taliban's self-declared Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.
Categories: International News

Killing in the U.S. heartland; heartbreak in China

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 9:34am
On the nights the father can sleep, he awakes crying.
Categories: International News

Are human head transplants coming soon?

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 9:33am
It sounds like the plot for a science fiction movie.
Categories: International News
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