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China may quietly support U.S. on ISIS

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 9:28am
With Beijing's growing unease about terrorist threats by Islamist extremists at home, analysts say China is unlikely to oppose U.S. plans to build a "broad coalition" to go after ISIS.
Categories: International News

U.N. peacekeepers in Golan freed

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 9:10am
The 45 U.N. peacekeepers seized in the Golan Heights have been freed and are in good condition, the United Nations said Thursday.
Categories: International News

Pistorius judge: Not premeditated murder

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 8:33am
Oscar Pistorius cannot be found guilty of intentionally killing Reeva Steenkamp, the judge in his trial says. He still faces other possible verdicts, including culpable homicide.
Categories: International News

Wife sees shark kill husband

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 8:23am
What is believed to be a great white shark killed a swimmer in Australia while his wife waited for him on the shore.
Categories: International News

The scent of a war zone

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 8:19am
Hope smells like eucalyptus and lemongrass for the farmers of Ikirezi. The Rwandan co-operative is a producer of essential oils, with ambitious plans to reconstruct communities still scarred by genocide.
Categories: International News

Man climbs in mouth of volcano

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 8:08am
Stunning views as daredevils rappel into a volcano. But why wear a horse head? CNN's Jeanne Moos reveals all.
Categories: International News

Hospital: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has a tumor

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 8:07am
Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford -- just over two months removed from treatment for substance abuse -- has been admitted to a hospital after a test showed he has a tumor in his abdomen, a hospital executive says.
Categories: International News

Watchdog: Chlorine gas was used in attacks on Syrian villages

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:35pm
Inspectors have determined "with a high degree of confidence" that chlorine gas was used in attacks this year in northern Syria.
Categories: International News

Oscar Pistorius murder trial enters final lap

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:35pm
More than a year and a half after Oscar Pistorius shot and killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in his home in the middle of a dark February night, the world-famous sprinter's murder trial is racing for the finish line.
Categories: International News

Cameron begs Scotland: Don't rip our family of nations apart

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:14am
UK Prime Minister David Cameron is campaigning in Scotland on Wednesday in a last-minute bid to persuade voters to stick with the United Kingdom ahead of an independence referendum in eight days.
Categories: International News

Rosetta hunts for comet touch down site for Philae lander

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 9:46am
It's millions of miles away, looks like a giant potato and space engineers have to land a probe the size of a washing machine on to its surface. And the probe can't be steered once it's been released from companion craft Rosetta.
Categories: International News

ISIS, ISIL or Islamic State?

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 9:16am
Whatever you call the jihadist group known for its brutal acts, there is no denying it has captured the world's attention.
Categories: International News

What a shot! 40 sports photos

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 8:17am
Categories: International News

Biggest models on Twitter are...

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 5:42am
Missed out on tickets to New York Fashion week? Never fear, these social media-friendly models have it covered.
Categories: International News

Scottish independence poll: Yes

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 8:31pm
With less than two weeks to go until Scotland's referendum, polls suggest an increase in those favoring independence from the United Kingdom, with one survey for the first time putting the "yes" vote ahead.
Categories: International News

African Union soldiers raped, exploited Somali women, girls

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 8:28pm
African Union soldiers stationed in Somalia have raped and sexually exploited women and girls on their military bases, Human Rights Watch alleges in a new report.
Categories: International News

China's burgeoning hip-hop scene

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 7:43pm
For the first time, China's most popular outdoor music festival boasted a stage exclusively for rap and hip-hop.
Categories: International News

How did Briton become suicide bomber in Syria?

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 1:23pm
Abdul Waheed Majeed first hit the headlines in 1982. A faded clipping from his hometown newspaper in Crawley, just outside London, carried a photo of the then 10-year-old clutching his pet cat "Billy." The full-page report, titled "Cat On A Hot Roof" told how young Majeed raced into the burning wreckage of his mother's corner store and rescued his furry friend.
Categories: International News

Michael Schumacher out of hospital, 'difficult road' still ahead

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 10:54am
Former F1 champion Michael Schumacher has been discharged from a Swiss hospital and is returning to his home, where he'll continue his recovery from head injuries suffered in a skiing accident last year, his spokeswoman said Tuesday.
Categories: International News

Subway explosion in Chile injures 14

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 10:19am
An explosion at a subway station in Santiago, Chile, injured 14 people Monday, authorities said Tuesday.
Categories: International News
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