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John Kerry breaks leg in bike accident

CNN World - Sun, 05/31/2015 - 15:28
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry had a bicycle accident in France on Sunday and was flown by helicopter to a hospital in nearby Geneva, Switzerland, for examination, said State Department spokesman John Kirby.
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Police shoot man outside summit U.S. Defense Secretary attended

CNN World - Sun, 05/31/2015 - 15:27
Police shot a man dead and detained two other people outside a Singapore hotel Sunday where a high-level security summit was being held, according to a statement from Singapore police. U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter had been attending the summit on Saturday.
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Israel's Knesset includes more women

CNN World - Sun, 05/31/2015 - 15:24
Israel's newly elected Knesset is barely two months old, and for all the challenges it has faced -- including international pressure for a two-state solution, a struggle to form a coalition, and a plan to segregate buses that brought widespread criticism -- the legislative body is already enjoying one major success: There are more women in Knesset now than there have ever been before.
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U.S. student killed in mosque attack called a 'hero'

CNN World - Sun, 05/31/2015 - 09:18
He was a Kansas college student who had returned home in order to get married.
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A very somber face-to-face

CNN World - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 15:10
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Sweden may extend paternity leave for dads

CNN World - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 15:08
The Swedish government is about to take another step towards equalizing parental leave.
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This probably won't make Russia happy

CNN World - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 15:07
He'd been a thorn in Vladimir Putin's side as president of Georgia, then became an even more vocal and damning critic after leaving office. Now Mikheil Saakashvili is back -- in a new country, with a new role unlikely to please the Russian leader.
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Blatter smells a rat

CNN World - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 14:58
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Boko Haram launches grenade attack in Nigeria

CNN World - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 14:56
Boko Haram launched a rocket-propelled grenade attack on the Borno state capital of Maiduguri early Saturday, killing at least 13, source said.
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Egypt releases U.S. citizen

CNN World - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 14:55
A U.S. citizen sentenced to life in an Egyptian prison for his role in demonstrations in support of ousted former President Mohamed Morsy has been released to go back to the United States, the U.S. Embassy in Cairo said Saturday.
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Shelling, bullets and explosions: Ukraine's ceasefire

CNN World - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 14:55
When is a ceasefire not a ceasefire? That remains the question Ukraine has been asking itself since February, when an agreement calling for a truce was signed by Ukraine, Russia, pro-Russian separatists, France and Germany in Minsk, Belarus. That seemed to calm tensions but it certainly did not stop violence along Ukraine's front lines with the breakaway separatists in the east.
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U.S. defense chief to China: Stop building islands

CNN World - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 14:49
As China rapidly builds new artificial islands in the South China Sea to expand its territory claim there, Washington is adamantly refusing to recognize those claims.
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Suspected spy pigeon nabbed

CNN World - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 00:15
James Bond just might have an unusual competitor.
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Refugee crisis around the world

CNN World - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 14:04
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Muhammadu Buhari's swearing-in a first for Nigeria

CNN World - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 13:49
Nigeria's new President was sworn in Friday in a boisterous ceremony that marked the first peaceful transfer of power between rival parties in the nation.
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Compassion flows freely in refugee camp

CNN World - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 13:36
Some of the kids peer out shyly from behind the canvas of their tents. A little girl carries a plastic tub as big as she is, her face set in determination, as she walks toward the women washing clothes under the beating sun.
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What's behind India's heat wave?

CNN World - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 13:21
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Blatter re-elected president of FIFA

CNN World - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 12:43
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