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Kurds take key town from ISIS

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 10:54am
Kurdish Peshmerga fighters claimed to take control Saturday of Sinjar, the northern Iraqi town that ISIS militants stormed this summer causing minority Yazidis to flee into nearby mountains and spawning a humanitarian crisis.
Categories: International News

The week in 32 photos

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 9:30pm
The Pope celebrated his birthday, a landslide buried homes in California and holidays were observed around the world. See these and other images from the week's news.
Categories: International News

Russian warplane intercepts

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 11:08am
Categories: International News

Low-tech hacking identifies, locates ISIS' opponents, study says

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:46am
North Korea, with its previous technologically laggard image, may have just shocked the world with some alleged hacking savvy, but when ISIS comes to mind, so does the terrorists' digital bent.
Categories: International News

FIFA to publish Michael Garcia report -- with redactions

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 7:58am
Is this the moment the world finally gets to know what really happened in December 2010 when FIFA decided to award the 2018 World Cup to Russia and the 2022 tournament to Qatar?
Categories: International News

What are the monsters of Africa?

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 7:16am
Here be monsters: The search for Africa's mythical beasts
Categories: International News

Utopia shrinking

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 6:48am
When he brought his camera to shoot the shrinking German city of Hoyerswerda, you could say American photographer Demetrius Freeman took a few risks.
Categories: International News

They tried to break the internet

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 5:31am
No one thing actually "broke" the Internet in 2014, but here are 10 of the memes and hashtags that tried.
Categories: International News

Africa's most prosperous countries

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 5:29am
What is Africa's most prosperous country?
Categories: International News

Obama tries on Superman suit

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 5:25am
President Obama has been using his executive powers aggressively, despite midterm losses, says Gloria Borger
Categories: International News

UK police investigate sex abuse deaths

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 5:21am
London's Metropolitan Police announced Thursday that it has opened investigations into the deaths of three young boys, a probe that is tied to "allegations of serious and organised sexual abuse."
Categories: International News

Ultimate heli-ski

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 5:13am
Looking for snow? This helicopter ski safari will fly you into the Coast Mountain range for the freshest untouched runs.
Categories: International News

Mom charged with murder

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 5:13am
It was a shocking and gruesome scene: Police officers in hazmat suits retrieving dead infants among "mounds of used diapers and feces" from a Massachusetts home back in September.
Categories: International News

'I can't remember seeing so much blood'

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 5:00am
Chairs still at computers, thick blood pooled underneath ... the scene at the school massacre site proves a harrowing, horrifying experience for CNN's veteran correspondent, Nic Robertson.
Categories: International News

Bodies of 8 children found in Australian home

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 4:59am
Police in the Australian state of Queensland say they are investigating "what appears to be a major incident" in the city of Cairns amid reports that multiple bodies have been found at a property there.
Categories: International News

Superstar DJ's dark secrets

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 4:55am
Lost teeth, extra bacon, and sounds that make DJs cry: your questions to five-time world number one DJ Armin van Buuren revealed all in our live Q&A.
Categories: International News

A prince born in Claridge's

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 4:52am
The Serbian capital of Belgrade and the lavish Claridge's Hotel in the heart of London might be more than 1,000 miles apart, but for one day some seven decades ago the two places came much closer.
Categories: International News

Dozens of Taliban fighters killed, Pakistani military says

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 4:35am
Dozens of Taliban militants were killed in crackdowns across the country on Friday, the Pakistani military said.
Categories: International News

Boko Haram kidnaps 185 people

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 4:33am
Boko Haram insurgents kidnapped at least 185 women and children, and killed 32 people in a raid in northeastern Nigeria this week, local officials and residents said.
Categories: International News

Things to do if taken hostage

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 4:33am
Martin Savidge goes inside a training facility for civilians and police.
Categories: International News
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