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Obama on Russia: 'Large countries don't bully smaller countries'

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 12:41pm
The military option is out, President Barack Obama said Sunday, but the U.S. will be looking at all other options to "ratchet up the pressure on Russia" on the issue of Ukraine.
Categories: International News

Woman diagnosed with Ebola in UK heads home

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 11:22am
The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United Kingdom is heading home.
Categories: International News

AirAsia fuselage lifted, then sinks

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 11:20am
A new attempt to lift the submerged fuselage of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 failed Sunday when a rope snapped after the wreckage reached the surface of the water, Indonesian officials said.
Categories: International News

Boko Haram in fierce battle for Nigerian city

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 11:17am
Hundreds of Boko Haram gunmen on Sunday launched a predawn attack on the city of Maiduguri and were locked in a fierce battle with troops on the outskirts of the city, according to the military, residents and vigilantes.
Categories: International News

President says there's progress with India on nuclear sticking point

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 11:15am
The leaders of India and the U.S. say they've made progress on a deal allowing U.S. firms to cooperate on civilian nuclear power plants in India.
Categories: International News

How Steven Spielberg discovered his calling

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 4:13pm
Steven Spielberg describes feeling the ghosts of Auschwitz and discovering the role he could play in preserving the prisoners' stories. Watch "Voices of Auschwitz" Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET.
Categories: International News

Blitzer: You can smell the death

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 4:13pm
CNN's Wolf Blitzer describes his visit to the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz and the moment he realized his grandparents' fate.
Categories: International News

Video claims ISIS killed hostage

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 2:52pm
A video posted online Saturday by a known ISIS supporter shows Japanese hostage Kenji Goto holding a photograph of what appears to be beheaded ISIS hostage Haruna Yukawa.
Categories: International News

New low for Obama-Netanyahu relations

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 2:33pm
President Barack Obama and U.S. officials were completely blindsided by the announcement that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will come to Washington to address a joint session of Congress this spring -- a move that's rattled the White House and diplomatic officials.
Categories: International News

Spain: 4 arrested for terror plot

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 2:33pm
Four men in Spain's North African territory of Ceuta were arrested Saturday morning on suspicion of being in a terrorist cell that had "a strong determination to attack," Spain's Interior Ministry said.
Categories: International News

The Middle East -- never simple

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 2:31pm
The Middle East has never been a simple place.
Categories: International News

Bill & Melinda Gates: Our bet for 2030

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 2:07pm
Fifteen years ago, the two of us made a bet.
Categories: International News

Who's in charge in Yemen?

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 1:20pm
After days of turmoil, Yemen's President, Prime Minister and Cabinet have stood down, leaving the troubled Middle Eastern nation without clear leadership and potentially on the brink of armed conflict.
Categories: International News

Japan hostages get mixed reactions at home

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 1:19pm
Fighting back tears, Junko Ishido stood before dozens of television cameras, just hours before an apparent ISIS deadline to execute her son, Kenji Goto -- one of two Japanese hostages who appeared in a shocking propaganda video days before.
Categories: International News

Washington sighs relief at Saudi succession

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 1:15pm
Finally, something went right for the United States in the Middle East.
Categories: International News

Scientists upload a worm's brain into a Lego robot

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 1:13pm
A humble roundworm is leading the race in artificial intelligence, showing that it may be possible to one day upload our brains to a computer.
Categories: International News

Abducted toddler found after 24 years

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 1:12pm
A Chinese man has been reunited with his father 24 years after he was abducted as a toddler from a vegetable market.
Categories: International News

Obama will travel to Riyadh on Tuesday

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 9:15am
U.S. President Barack Obama is shortening his trip to India to head to Saudi Arabia to meet the new Saudi King, the White House says.
Categories: International News

Argentine prosecutor's death not a suicide

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:56pm
The death of an Argentine prosecutor who accused the country's most powerful of a criminal cover-up has put on display a labyrinth that could have hatched from a novelist's imagination.
Categories: International News

Rebel: No truce with Ukraine

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 3:53pm
A leader of pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine's Donetsk region said Friday he is not interested in a truce with the Ukrainian government in Kiev because his troops are on the offensive.
Categories: International News
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