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Iran accuses seized foreign ship of 'peculiar' activity

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 16:37
A top Iranian official said Wednesday that a foreign cargo ship had been seized in the Persian Gulf because it had a history of "peculiar" activity.
Categories: International News

Opinion: Obama too desperate for an Iran deal?

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 16:37
President Barack Obama tied himself to the mast of a nuclear deal with Iran even before he became the Democratic candidate for president. Reaching a good, solid agreement with Iran is a worthy, desirable goal. But the process has unfolded under the destructive influence of political considerations, weakening America's hand and strengthening Iran.
Categories: International News

The Saudi leadership shuffle

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 13:33
With the announcement Interior Minister Prince Mohammed Bin Nayef becomes next in line to the Saudi throne, and the King's own son Defense Minister Prince Mohammed Bin Salman in line after him, Saudi Arabia's ruler King Salman has at a stroke modernized the face of the monarchy.
Categories: International News

When human smugglers offer discounts

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 12:27
Smugglers lure Arab and African migrants by offering discounts to get onto overcrowded ships if people bring more potential passengers, a CNN investigation has revealed.
Categories: International News

Syria

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 10:14
Syria is a Middle Eastern country sharing a border with Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Iraq and Turkey. The Syrian uprising began in March 2011. As of August 2014, more than 191,000 Syrians have been killed, according to the United Nations.
Categories: International News

A hero for gorillas -- and poachers

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 07:24
Categories: International News

Baby boy pulled from rubble

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 07:20
At least 22 hours after the earthquake struck Nepal, a miracle emerged from the rubble. CNN has obtained these powerful images showing a four-month-old boy being rescued by the Nepalese Army.
Categories: International News

Tent City feels permanent

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 05:56
The sprawling tent city in Kathmandu's Ratna Park feels less like a temporary solution and more like a permanent residence with each passing day.
Categories: International News

Now boarding to hellish zone

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 05:56
Every person with a boarding pass is about to enter a disaster zone. Some because they have loved ones who lost everything; others because they feel compelled to help.
Categories: International News

'Bizarre' bat-winged dinosaur discovered

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 05:53
Chinese scientists say they have discovered a new dinosaur species, with bat-like wings, that sheds light on how dinosaurs may have evolved into birds.
Categories: International News

Bigger role for Japan's military

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 05:51
The United States and Japan announced big changes Monday to the guidelines that will govern the defense relationship between the two countries going forward.
Categories: International News

Korean 'comfort woman' seeks redress

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 05:51
Kim Bok-dong is 89 now, and is going blind and deaf. She knows her health is fading, and she can no longer walk unassisted. But her eyes burn bright with a passion borne of redressing her suffering of a lifetime ago.
Categories: International News

Why Scotland could hold key to UK's future

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 20:06
Six months ago, it was a political party that had lost.
Categories: International News

Nepal earthquake death toll climbs above 5,000

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 18:06
The death toll from the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal four days ago has increased to 5,006, Nepalese officials said Wednesday.
Categories: International News

Spacecraft spins out of control

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 17:04
Russia is continuing efforts to make contact with a cargo spacecraft that took off on a resupply mission to the International Space Station but is now spinning out of control, NASA said Wednesday.
Categories: International News

I'm alive: Survivors connect with loved ones

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 16:23
Thousands remain missing in Nepal after a devastating earthquake struck the region on Saturday. A majority of them are Nepalese, Indian and Chinese residents, but a handful are adventurers, trekkers and vacationers who have not been heard from since the catastrophe.
Categories: International News
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