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Iraqis counterattack ISIS

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 18:28
After days of ISIS fighters advancing east out of Ramadi, an alliance of Iraqi forces opposed to the terror group say they've launched a counter-attack -- hoping to push them away from a key Iraqi military base and the capital.
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Pride explodes in 'the little island with a big voice'

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 18:27
Ireland is isolated in many ways, as an island tucked in Europe's far northwest corner.
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Irish voters legalize same-sex marriage

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 18:25
More than 60% of voters said "yes" to the landmark referendum, making Ireland the first country to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote.
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Photos: Ireland says 'yes'

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 18:14
Ireland becomes the first nation to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote.
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Nigeria: 20 women, kids saved

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 18:07
Nigeria's military claimed more progress Saturday in its fight against Boko Haram, saying scores of terrorists were killed and 20 women and children were rescued in a recent operation.
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Protests turn violent in Peru

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 18:05
Peru declared a state of emergency in two provinces after protests against a mining project turned violent Saturday.
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Little girl gets second chance in second quake

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 18:04
Sometimes, life takes twists so fortuitous that they seem inevitably predetermined. That may be the case for Maya Gurung, a 10-year-old girl suffering in post-earthquake Nepal.
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43 killed in Mexico shootout

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 18:01
A three-hour shootout between Mexican security forces and unidentified gunmen Friday left 42 of the gunmen dead, as well as one federal police officer, officials said.
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43 killed in Mexico shootout

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 18:01
A three-hour shootout between Mexican security forces and unidentified gunmen Friday left 42 of the gunmen dead, as well as one federal police officer, officials said.
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ISIS says it bombed Saudi mosque

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 18:00
A suicide bomber detonated himself at a Shiite mosque Friday in the predominantly Sunni kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the country's official press agency said, killing 21 worshippers in an attack that has been claimed by ISIS.
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ISIS says it bombed Saudi mosque

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 18:00
A suicide bomber detonated himself at a Shiite mosque Friday in the predominantly Sunni kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the country's official press agency said, killing 21 worshippers in an attack that has been claimed by ISIS.
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Iraqis counter-attack ISIS

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 18:00
After days of ISIS fighters advancing east out of Ramadi, an alliance of Iraqi forces opposed to the terror group say they've launched a counter-attack -- hoping to push them away from a key Iraqi military base and the capital.
Categories: International News

Martyred archbishop closer to sainthood

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 17:59
Almost 35 years to the day that an assassin's bullet hit his chest, Archbishop Oscar Romero was beatified on Saturday, bringing the slain priest one step closer to sainthood.
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Martyred archbishop closer to sainthood

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 17:59
Almost 35 years to the day that an assassin's bullet hit his chest, Archbishop Oscar Romero was beatified on Saturday, bringing the slain priest one step closer to sainthood.
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FARC rebels end unilateral ceasefire

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 17:54
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia -- or FARC -- who have been engaged in peace talks with the Colombian government for more than two-and-a-half years, has lifted the unilateral ceasefire it announced in December, the rebel group announced Friday.
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Photos: The Emerald 'aisle' welcomes same-sex couples

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 17:50
Ireland becomes the first nation to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote.
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'The little island with a big voice'

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 17:46
Ireland is isolated in many ways, as an island tucked in Europe's far northwest corner.
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Irish voters legalize same-sex marriage

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 17:46
More than 60% of voters said "yes" to the landmark referendum, making Ireland the first country to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote.
Categories: International News

ISIS extends hold on Syria's ancient city of Palmyra

CNN World - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 13:51
ISIS forces have extended their control around the ancient city of Palmyra as forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad withdrew from the area.
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