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American hostage pleads for life

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 4:59pm
More than a week after a raid on an al Qaeda stronghold in Yemen to free hostages, an American captive, who was not rescued, appears in a video, begging into the camera for his life.
Categories: International News

Is this world's most famous chimp?

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 3:22pm
In the dense forests of Gombe, in the Tanzanian jungle, researchers are continuing the work of pioneer Jane Goodall to learn the ways of a famous group of chimpanzees.
Categories: International News

Cricket star mourned

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 3:20pm
Family and friends gather to remember cricketer Phillip Hughes. Seven Network Australia has more.
Categories: International News

Eruption could destroy Japan

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 3:19pm
A new study says a catastrophic eruption could come without warning, wiping out most of Japan. CNN's Will Ripley reports.
Categories: International News

31 amazing sports photos

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 2:38pm
Categories: International News

Richard III's DNA surprise

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 2:38pm
New DNA tests show Britain's long-lost King Richard III was blue-eyed and likely blond-haired, but they also raise intriguing questions over whether he and other monarchs should have been on the throne at all.
Categories: International News

Video shows stroller fall on train tracks

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 2:31pm
Shocking video captures the moment a stroller fell onto train tracks in Australia.
Categories: International News

Arrest in U.S. kindergarten teacher killing in UAE mall restroom

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 1:35pm
A woman in the United Arab Emirates has been arrested in connection with Monday's fatal stabbing of an American woman at an Abu Dhabi mall, UAE Interior Minister Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan said Thursday.
Categories: International News

The adventure travel bucket list

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 1:07pm
From Kauai to Kenya, discover your inner explorer with these once-in-a-lifetime adventures.
Categories: International News

Close call with Russian MiG

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 1:05pm
It was a routine call for the Norwegian fighter pilot participating in NATO's Quick Reaction Alert mission, high in the sky off Norway's coast.
Categories: International News

Doctor used bike pump on sterilization patients

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 1:03pm
Conditions in Indian sterilization clinics are under renewed scrutiny after a doctor was removed from his post for using a bicycle pump to inflate women's abdomens during the procedure.
Categories: International News

Fights to escape sinking car

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 10:37am
A woman was rescued by bystanders after she crashed her car into a river in China.
Categories: International News

Harsh bill targets gays

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 10:18am
A proposed law in Uganda would make it a crime to be gay or support a gay person. CNN's Hala Gorani reports.
Categories: International News

NASA's Orion launch scrubbed

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 9:43am
The test launch of NASA's new Orion spacecraft has been delayed again; a new time wasn't immediately set. This morning's launch window lasts until 9:44 a.m. ET.
Categories: International News

Fighting by the fallen in Kobani

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 7:36am
CNN's Nick Paton Walsh takes a look inside the vital fight for Kobani, Syria where corpses are left on the front line.
Categories: International News

Garner protesters chant 'I can't breathe!'

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 4:13am
New Yorkers sat down in Times Square late Wednesday, filling its streets and sidewalks, and in the ambient light of its high-rising video walls and colorful advertisements, they immortalized some of Eric Garner's last words.
Categories: International News

Al-Shabaab strikes again, killing 4 in attack on U.N. convoy

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 4:48pm
One day after executing dozens of non-Muslims at a quarry in Kenya, the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab waged an attack in its home base of Somalia -- killing at least four people, according to police, in an attack on a United Nations convoy.
Categories: International News

2014 may be the hottest year on record

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 3:37pm
This year is on track to be one of the hottest, if not the hottest, year on record, a U.N. agency reported Wednesday, citing preliminary estimates.
Categories: International News

Emergency repair reported at Ukraine nuclear power plant

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 1:54pm
An emergency repair began this week on an energy unit at a nuclear power plant in southeastern Ukraine, and the problem has led to electricity shortages, Ukraine's Energy Ministry said Wednesday.
Categories: International News

'Gangnam Style' breaks YouTube

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 1:50pm
The Internet is a vast and seemingly limitless space, but it's no match for PSY.
Categories: International News

 

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