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Crawling in a 'polio-free' country

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 10:19
Imagine sitting on a dusty, busy street in New Delhi, crowded with vendors and people running quickly about the market. A woman's lapis-colored sari swishes past you in the golden-colored dusk. You've been here since morning.
Categories: International News

European Debt Crisis

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:23
Here's a look at the European Debt Crisis which has affected the countries of Cyprus, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal and Spain.
Categories: International News

Space Accidents

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:23
October 24, 1960 - The first space-related fatality happens when a rocket explodes at the Soviet Union's Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan, killing 165 people, including Air Marshal Mitrofan I. Nedelin, the head of Soviet rocket forces. The accident is officially denied until 1990.
Categories: International News

Cuba

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:23
Here's a look at what you need to know about Cuba, a communist country located in the Caribbean Sea, approximately 90 miles south of Florida.
Categories: International News

Central African Republic

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:23
Here's a look at what you need to know about the Central African Republic. It is a landlocked country in central Africa, bordering Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, South Sudan and Sudan.
Categories: International News

Iraq

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:23
Here's a look at the country of Iraq which borders Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, Turkey, Iran and the Persian Gulf.
Categories: International News

Nuclear Nations

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:23
Here's a look at what you need to know about nuclear nations.
Categories: International News

North Korea

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:23
Here's some background information about the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), also called North Korea. It borders China, Russia and South Korea.
Categories: International News

Writer: Violence the 'unofficial language' in South Africa

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 07:39
Eusebius McKaiser, a South African writer and radio talk show host, speaks with Fred Pleitgen about the flaring xenophobic violence in his country.
Categories: International News

Solar-powered plane gets stuck in China

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 07:38
The Solar Impulse 2, the experimental plane attempting to fly around the world without using a drop of fuel, has been grounded by the weather in China.
Categories: International News

Students run in fear as earthquake strikes

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 07:37
Dramatic video shows Chinese students running into the streets as an earthquake rattles the building. CNN's Derek Van Dam reports.
Categories: International News

Thousands flee after South Africa mobs attack immigrants

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 07:20
More than 2,000 people fled to South African police stations Thursday after mobs with machetes attacked immigrants in Durban, leaving at least five people dead, an aid group said.
Categories: International News

'I grabbed my children and ran'

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 07:17
An endless stream of humanity, shell shocked, and exhausted. Parents cradle babies in blankets, some struggle under the weight of their belongings, some carry small plastic bags, while others nothing but the children clutching at their hands as families struggle to escape ISIS in Iraq.
Categories: International News

American woman wounded in Pakistan shooting

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 07:15
An American citizen was wounded by gunfire Thursday as she drove from the medical school in Karachi, Pakistan, where she works, police said.
Categories: International News

The week in 40 photos

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 07:07
Categories: International News

Mother's joy as teen son speaks for the first time

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 06:12
When her son was diagnosed with autism, Ethiopian beautician Zemi Yenus didn't blink before giving it all up to help her child.
Categories: International News

Syria death toll doubles

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 06:10
Would more people care about a perpetual massacre in someone else's country, if the death toll just about doubled in a year's time? Take Syria.
Categories: International News

Why migrants are dying in the thousands to reach Italy

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 17:05
A destination for the destitute, Sicily is the "promised land" for thousands of migrants and refugees making the desperate journey from North Africa to Europe's Mediterranean coast. More than 10,000 people have arrived from Libya since last weekend alone, according to the Italian Coast Guard.
Categories: International News

Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 14:01
Muslims who were among migrants trying to get from Libya to Italy in a boat this week threw 12 fellow passengers overboard -- killing them -- because the 12 were Christians, Italian police said Thursday.
Categories: International News

Coalition warplanes help stem ISIS' advance in Ramadi

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:50
Airstrikes from a U.S.-led coalition have helped contain ISIS' attacks on the key Iraqi city of Ramadi, but security forces there still need reinforcements, a provincial leader there said Thursday.
Categories: International News
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