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China to explore 'dark side' of the moon

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 5:09pm
China is considering landing a spacecraft on the moon's "dark side" in 2020 -- a mission, which, if successful, would make it the first country to do so, state media reports.
Categories: International News

Nearly 500 bodies exhumed from graves in Iraq

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 5:07pm
An Iraqi forensic team has exhumed 499 bodies from a series of graves in the presidential complex in the city of Tikrit, a Baghdad morgue official says.
Categories: International News

El Niño could mean fewer hurricanes this year

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 12:59pm
The coming Atlantic hurricane season probably will have fewer storms than normal for the third year running -- thanks in part to El Niño, forecasters say.
Categories: International News

U.S. military wants China to know they are losing patience

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 12:17pm
CNN's Jim Sciutto recently got exclusive access to a U.S. Navy surveillance plane on a secret mission near China, where they flew over a string of man-made islands. China's Navy issued eight warnings to the plane and told it to leave the area. On Tuesday, Jim answered questions from the Reddit community during an "Ask me anything" session. Below are highlights from the conversation.
Categories: International News

Wanted Al-Shabaab official dies

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 11:48am
An Al-Shabaab leader wanted by the United States has died in Somalia, the Somali-based militant group announced Thursday.
Categories: International News

Report: Hamas war crimes against Palestinians

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 9:51am
Abductions. Beatings. Torture. Summary executions of political opponents.
Categories: International News

Syria Civil War

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 9:21am
Categories: International News

Images show cruelty of slave masters

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 9:06am
Categories: International News

Iraqi forces launch operation to drive ISIS out

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 9:03am
A major military operation to liberate Iraq's Anbar and Salaheddin provinces from ISIS forces has begun, Iraqi state media and a key Shia militia group say.
Categories: International News

Iraqi soldier explains why Ramadi fell to ISIS

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 9:03am
Asa'ad al-Yassiri is bitter, angry and disillusioned. The Iraqi soldier says it's not that he doesn't want to fight, but the leadership isn't providing the support needed to fight ISIS.
Categories: International News

Iraqi forces, ISIS militants clash in Anbar operation

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 9:03am
ISIS militants killed 30 Iraqi soldiers in a suicide bomb attack in Iraq's key Anbar province, security officials told CNN on Wednesday, a day after the launch of a major operation to liberate Anbar and Salaheddin provinces from ISIS.
Categories: International News

FIFA corruption scandal: What happens next?

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 8:55am
The unprecedented U.S. investigation into FIFA, world soccer's governing body, has sent shock waves rippling across the globe.
Categories: International News

Why is the U.S. bringing charges now?

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 8:54am
FIFA, the body that governs soccer, has been regularly accused of bribery and kickbacks. The U.S. has decided to step in now because of where the alleged crimes took place.
Categories: International News

Iran holds cartoon contest to make fun of ISIS

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 8:53am
A country not exactly known for freedom of speech has created a contest triumphing freedom of expression. CNN's Fred Pleitgen has the story.
Categories: International News

U.S. arrests officials; Switzerland opens separate probe

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 8:53am
Soccer's powerful, polarizing governing body found itself on the defensive on two fronts Wednesday, one a Swiss investigation into World Cup bidding and the other a sweeping, stinging U.S. indictment honing in on what America's top justice official called "corruption that is rampant, systemic and deep-rooted."
Categories: International News

Maradona: FIFA run like a 'mafia'

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 8:53am
CNN's Becky Anderson sits down with Argentine football legend Diego Maradona to get his views on FIFA and the race to unseat Sepp Blatter.
Categories: International News

FIFA: Sepp Blatter 'not involved' in allegations

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 8:53am
Acting on an indictment by the U.S. Justice Department, Swiss police arrested several top FIFA officials during an overnight raid on charges of corruption. CNN's Alex Thomas has more.
Categories: International News

Millions spent to pamper North Korean elite

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 8:09am
Professors and scientists are among the North Korean elite treated to a variety of perks, paid for by Kim Jong Un's regime. CNN's Will Ripley reports.
Categories: International News
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