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'Afghan Girl' resurfaces in Pakistan

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 12:51pm
The Afghan girl whose arresting green eyes made her face known around the world in 1985 has resurfaced, this time in connection with fraudulently obtained identity cards in Pakistan.
Categories: International News

6 U.S. suspects accused of aiding terrorists in Syria, Iraq

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 12:45pm
Six suspects linked to terrorist activity referred to Syria and Iraq as "the beach," and used other coded language on social media to avoid detection in the United States, authorities say.
Categories: International News

ISIS recruits from the West named

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 12:40pm
More than 20,000 foreigners have flocked to fight for ISIS, the radical Sunni group that controls portions of Iraq and Syria.
Categories: International News

U.S. writer hacked to death in Bangladesh

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 12:39pm
In his writings, author Avijit Roy said he yearned for reason and humanism guided by science.
Categories: International News

6 questions about Netanyahu's U.S. visit

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 12:38pm
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is just days away from landing in Washington, where a storm is raging over his plans to address a joint session of Congress.
Categories: International News

ISIS may release 29 Assyrian Christians

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 12:38pm
An ISIS court in northern Syria has ordered the release of 29 Assyrian Christian hostages among more than 200 captured by the Sunni extremist group, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday, citing an Assyrian commander.
Categories: International News

Ukraine tensions rise over gas supply

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 3:20am
A dispute over natural gas supply flared Friday between Russia and Ukraine, even as a ceasefire between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine appeared to be taking hold.
Categories: International News

Leonard Nimoy, 'Star Trek's' Spock, dies

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 3:31pm
Leonard Nimoy, whose portrayal of "Star Trek's" logic-driven, half-human science officer Spock made him an iconic figure to generations, died Friday. He was 83.
Categories: International News

Bangladeshi-American blogger hacked to death

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 1:05pm
A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger who spoke out for freedom has died after being attacked on a Dhaka street, a local police official said Friday.
Categories: International News

Gary Glitter handed 16-year prison sentence for child sex abuse

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:18am
British former pop star Gary Glitter on Friday was sentenced to 16 years in prison for child sex abuse offenses he committed more than three decades ago.
Categories: International News

Drills, hammers used to destroy cultural treasures

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:07am
A video released by ISIS shows militants destroying troves of cultural artifacts at museum in Mosul, Iraq. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
Categories: International News

Mosul, Iraq, museum targeted

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:05am
They take sledgehammers to statues with an uncommon gusto -- destroying in seconds what may have survived centuries.
Categories: International News

The hunt for Boko Haram

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:04am
CNN's Arwa Damon goes along with Chad's military as they chase Boko Haram from Cameroon deep into Nigeria.
Categories: International News

'Jihadi John' unmasked

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:03am
His voice became hauntingly familiar as the masked man with a British accent who appeared repeatedly in brutal beheading videos from ISIS.
Categories: International News

'Ben Hur on snow': The high-octane sport of skijoring

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 9:54am
It has been described as Ben Hur on snow.
Categories: International News

New suspect arrested in Copenhagen shootings

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 9:53am
Police in Denmark said Friday they have arrested another suspect in connection with shootings earlier this month in Copenhagen in which two people died.
Categories: International News

Missing Canadian teenagers may have link to ISIS

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 9:11am
Canadian authorities are looking for at least four teenagers who may have flown to Turkey in a bid to join ISIS, a police source told CNN, the latest in a string of such reports around the world.
Categories: International News

Why is the American flag sacred to this tribe?

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 8:31am
Bill Weir speaks to the chief of a tribe in Vanuatu who explains why the American flag is sacred to his people. The Wonder List is on CNN Sundays at 10p ET/PT.
Categories: International News

Go inside an exploding volcano

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 8:31am
Bill Weir gets so close to an active volcano that he paid off a witch doctor to ensure his safety. The Wonder List is on CNN Sundays at 10p ET/PT.
Categories: International News

Iran blasts mock U.S. carrier in war games

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 8:22am
Iran blasted its mock-up of a U.S. aircraft carrier during naval drills on Wednesday, swarming the target with 100 speedboats armed with rockets, shoulder-launched missiles and mortars as well as striking it with cruise missiles, according to reports from Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency.
Categories: International News
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