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Migrant crisis: No-man's land

CNN World - Sat, 08/22/2015 - 14:51
Amid scenes of misery, thousands of migrants -- most of them fleeing Syria's bitter conflict -- remained stranded Saturday in a no-man's land on the border between northern Greece and Macedonia.

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Leaked audio: Israel planned Iran strikes

CNN World - Sat, 08/22/2015 - 14:41
Israeli leaders planned to attack military targets in Iran in recent years, but they were held back due to the opinions of other government and military leaders, according to an audio recording leaked to an Israeli television broadcaster.

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Israel strikes Syrian targets after rocket attacks

CNN World - Sat, 08/22/2015 - 14:20
Israeli forces struck a car in a Syrian-controlled area of the Golan Heights on Friday, killing five civilians, Syrian state media reported.

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Carter to teach Sunday school after cancer treatment

CNN World - Sat, 08/22/2015 - 14:20
Former President Jimmy Carter will teach his usual Sunday school just three days after receiving radiation treatment for brain cancer.

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Democrats strategize to prevent a 'no' vote on Iran

CNN World - Sat, 08/22/2015 - 14:14
Democrats have picked up enough congressional support for the Iran nuclear deal that they are now hoping not merely to sustain any White House veto of a resolution rejecting the agreement but also to prevent the resolution from even reaching the President's desk.

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Hurricane Danny weakens; Kilo loses strength, too

CNN World - Sat, 08/22/2015 - 14:13
Hurricane Danny weakened overnight and is expected to become a tropical storm Sunday, before it hits the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean, the National Hurricane Center said Saturday.

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U.S.: ISIS mortar tests positive for sulfur mustard agent

CNN World - Sat, 08/22/2015 - 14:12
Fragments from an ISIS mortar fired on Kurdish forces near Makhmour, Iraq, earlier this month tested positive for sulfur mustard agent during a field test conducted by the U.S. military, Brigadier General Kevin Killea, chief of staff for operations for the international coalition against ISIS, told reporters at the Pentagon Friday.

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Sources: ISIS No.2 likely killed in Iraq

CNN World - Sat, 08/22/2015 - 14:03
The No. 2 figure in ISIS, Haji Mutazz, is believed to have been killed in an August 18 drone strike near Mosul, Iraq, several U.S. officials told CNN.

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U.S. heroes hogtie gunman

CNN World - Sat, 08/22/2015 - 13:32
A French passenger and three Americans -- a civilian, an Air Force member and a National Guard member -- hogtied a gunman and stopped an attack on a European train.

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Ministers from both sides meet for talks

CNN World - Sat, 08/22/2015 - 02:09
[Breaking news update, posted at 02:34 a.m. ET]

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3 hurt in shooting aboard train in France

CNN World - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 23:43
Passengers helped apprehend a suspect armed with an automatic firearm and a bladed weapon who injured three people on a high-speed train in northern France, authorities for the government and the railway company said Friday.

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China: Sodium cyanide levels well past limit at blast site

CNN World - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 14:58
High levels of dangerous chemicals remain at the site of last week's deadly chemical warehouse blasts in the northern Chinese city of Tianjin -- hundreds of times higher than is safe at one spot -- officials said Thursday, signaling that a cleanup has a significant way to go.

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The state of women in combat worldwide

CNN World - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 14:54
Two years after the Pentagon said it would open combat positions to women, two female soldiers are poised to make history by graduating Friday from United States Army Ranger school at Fort Benning, Georgia.

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ISIS strikes in the heart of Cairo

CNN World - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 13:25
ISIS claimed responsibility for a car bomb attack that wounded at least 29 people in Cairo early Thursday, saying it was retribution for the execution of six men in May.

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Police: Woman sought in Bangkok bombing probe

CNN World - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 12:22
Police are looking for a "woman wearing a black shirt" in connection with this week's deadly bombing at Bangkok's Erawan Shrine, a senior police spokesman said Thursday.

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How West has strengthened extremists

CNN World - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 11:37
In the past couple of days, the Middle East has been rocked by yet another wave of violence.

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