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Beautiful Iranian Kurdistan

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 12:28
"Yavash, yavash," the small, gray-haired doctor says, leaning across from the passenger seat to put a hand on his friend's shoulder, imploring him to slow down the black Toyota as we approach another hairpin bend in the dusty road.
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U.S. naval ship grounded

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:43
An American naval cargo ship has run aground off the Japanese coast, east of Okinawa, and efforts are underway to refloat it, the U.S. Navy said Thursday.
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The healing power of hugs

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:09
Australian man hugs strangers to spread awareness for mental health issues. CNN's Zain Asher speaks to Marcus Falconer.
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See inside one weird-looking plane

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:02
CNN's Rosie Tomkins explores the the striking Airbus Beluga which transports components of Airbus aircrafts around the world.
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'Freaky, prehistoric' shark found

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 09:59
It looks like something out of "Alien," but has more in common with "Jurassic Park."
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How to bounce back from failure

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 09:34
When other women ask Christine Lagarde about coping with failure -- and they often do -- the head of the International Monetary Fund doesn't mince her words.
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Was oldest gospel really found in a mummy mask?

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 09:22
Media outlets have been abuzz this week with the news that the oldest fragment of a New Testament gospel -- and thus the earliest witness of Jesus' life and ministry -- had been discovered hidden inside an Egyptian mummy mask and was going to be published.
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X-rays help decipher ancient scrolls

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 09:01
In A.D. 79, Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Now researchers are on the brink of reading the cities' charred scrolls.
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Titanic survivor's letter up for auction

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 08:37
"According to the way we've been treated ... we didn't seem to have done the right thing in being saved at all!" the Titanic survivor writes. Live bidding on the letter begins at 1 p.m. ET Thursday, January 22.
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Fidel Castro's former prisoners speak out

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 08:36
Former Cuban prisoners are speaking out about their treatment during captivity. CNN's Karl Penhaul reports.
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Solar plane set for historic flight

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 08:30
The quest to complete the first solar-powered flight around the world moved a bit closer to reality. CNN's Amir Daftari reports.
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Monk calls U.N. guest a 'whore'

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 07:37
The United Nations' top human rights official has called on Myanmar's leaders to "unequivocally condemn" an ultra-nationalist Buddhist monk who labeled a visiting U.N. rapporteur a "whore" at a protest.
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Surfing star shot dead

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 07:04
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Korean teen fled to join ISIS?

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 06:57
A 17-year-old South Korean promised his mother that he would study hard for his exams in exchange for a trip to Turkey.
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Belgium fertile ground for terror

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 06:57
"It's a nightmare," says Zaki Chairi.
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10 die in Charlie Hebdo protests

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 06:48
Violent protests have erupted in parts of the world over the latest issue of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
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Lawsuits, laughter used to knock down 'no go' claims

CNN World - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 20:29
Remarks that women are unwelcome and police won't patrol European cities with large Muslim populations have caused some to react with anger and laughter.
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Japan wants to talk with ISIS

CNN World - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 18:26
Japanese officials want to talk to ISIS. But can they get in touch with the militant group? And if they do, can they do anything to save the lives of two Japanese men being held hostage?
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