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Death toll climbs in Himalayas

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 22:12
The grim search for missing hikers and bodies buried under snow continued Saturday against the dramatic backdrop of Nepal's Himalayas, as officials confirmed that at least 39 people had died in an exceptionally heavy snowfall.
Categories: International News

Spanish nurse's assistant tests negative for Ebola

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 22:12
A Spanish nurse's aide who contracted Ebola in Spain after caring for two infected missionaries has tested negative for the virus, according to the government's special committee on Ebola.
Categories: International News

Rocket-powered toy in stratosphere

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 22:09
A British team is set to launch a 3D-printed, rocket-powered space plane into the stratosphere. CNN's Jim Boulden report
Categories: International News

Photographer battles stereotypes

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 22:04
Kurbanjan Samat, a 32-year-old Uyghur photographer, wants to dispel the stereotypes he says many Chinese hold about people from his home region -- an ethnically diverse province in China's far west.
Categories: International News

At least 21 killed in Baghdad suicide bombing

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 18:54
A suicide bombing in a predominately Shia area of Baghdad has left 21 people dead and 25 people injured, according to a police source with knowledge of the incident speaking to CNN by phone. The source asked not to be identified for security reasons.
Categories: International News

At least 70 ISIS bodies dropped off

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 13:04
ISIS has apparently taken a heavy hit over the past several days. The bodies of at least 70 fighters for the terror group have been dropped off over four days at a hospital in the Syrian town of Tal Abyad.
Categories: International News

Airstrikes hit ISIS targets in Syria, Iraq

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 04:22
Airstrikes like those that have helped slow the advance of ISIS fighters in the Syrian town of Kobani rocked the city again Saturday.
Categories: International News

WHO to review Ebola response amid criticism

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 03:52
The World Health Organization vowed Saturday to make public a full review of its response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa once the crisis is under control.
Categories: International News

Do Oslo's Olympic cold feet signal a shift in international sport?

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 00:54
The procedure, now, is commonplace. A glitzy stage, manned by executives in suits, an envelope dramatically opened. Then, cheers from representatives of the successful bid.
Categories: International News

Hurricane passes over Bermuda

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 15:14
Two island paradises may be spared heavy damage this weekend, as hurricanes roar through the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
Categories: International News

Despite ceasefire announcement, new Boko Haram attacks reported

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 13:32
Despite government claims of a ceasefire, gunmen believed to be Boko Haram fighters attacked two villages and a town near the border with Niger, killing at least 8 and kidnapping others, residents told CNN Saturday.
Categories: International News

Boko Haram deal would free girls

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 03:44
Nigeria has reached a ceasefire agreement with the Islamist terror group Boko Haram that includes the release of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls, Nigerian officials said Friday.
Categories: International News

Hurricane Gonzalo slams Bermuda

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 20:04
Bermuda says it's ready. Now it awaits the arrival of Hurricane Gonzalo.
Categories: International News

Opposition: ISIS training to fly warplanes

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 19:56
ISIS has three warplanes in northern Syria, and former Iraqi military officers are training the group's members to fly them, a Syrian opposition group says.
Categories: International News

Hong Kong police clear smaller protest site

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 16:58
Hong Kong police moved at dawn on Friday to clear a major intersection occupied by pro-democracy protesters for almost three weeks, tearing down tents and dismantling barricades.
Categories: International News

16 die at South Korea concert

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 16:49
At least 16 people died Friday when a grate over a ventilation shaft collapsed at an outdoor concert in Seongnam, South Korea, an official with the National Emergency Management Agency told CNN.
Categories: International News

Five charged in U.K. terror plot, London police say

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 13:59
Five men picked up in a series of recent terror-related arrests have now been charged, London's Metropolitan Police said Friday.
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Senegal is free from Ebola, WHO says

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 13:58
The West African nation of Senegal is free of Ebola, the World Health Organization declared Friday, congratulating the country on the diligence that enabled it to repel the threat.
Categories: International News

Kobani fight is an opportunity to blunt ISIS, general says

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 10:32
Fevered efforts by ISIS to capture the Syrian city of Kobani have handed U.S. and allied forces a prime opportunity to deal the extremist group a bloody nose, the U.S. Central Command's top general told reporters Friday.
Categories: International News

U.S. man gets trapped in London bookstore

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 07:24
There's nothing like getting stuck into a good book -- but getting stuck in a good book store is a different matter.
Categories: International News
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