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Does Britain have a jihadi problem?

4 hours 15 min ago
"Any attempt by you, Obama, to deny the Muslims their rights of living in safety under the Islamic caliphate will result in the bloodshed of your people" may have been the last words James Foley ever heard.
Categories: International News

Al Qaeda band takes Syria-Israel crossing

4 hours 20 min ago
Militants battling the Syrian government seize control of a border crossing between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. The takeover represents a new dynamic in a war threatening to widen into a destabilizing regional conflict.
Categories: International News

Why we are all in our own bubble

4 hours 37 min ago
Ever feel like you're living in a bubble? You are. Our whole solar system is, say space scientists, who published work last month corroborating its existence. And, oh, what a bubble it is! 300 light years long. And about a million degrees hot.
Categories: International News

Colombia frees Escobar hit man, aka Popeye, who killed hundreds

4 hours 43 min ago
John Jairo Velasquez -- the top hit man for notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar in the '80s, known in Colombia as the "narcoterrorism era" -- is a free man for the first time in 22 years.
Categories: International News

Why retailer pulled this shirt

4 hours 49 min ago
Spanish fashion retailer Zara has apologized for selling a striped T-shirt bearing a yellow star that drew criticism for its resemblance to uniforms worn by Jewish concentration camp inmates.
Categories: International News

Second American killed fighting for ISIS, Syrian opposition says

4 hours 59 min ago
An American man who died last weekend in Syria while fighting for ISIS had begun to attract the attention of U.S. intelligence in recent months, law enforcement sources told CNN on Wednesday.
Categories: International News

American journalist freed from Syria: 'I'm overwhelmed'

6 hours 46 min ago
After almost two years in captivity, Peter Theo Curtis is finally home.
Categories: International News

Ukraine's President urges 'resolute actions' to bring peace

7 hours 55 min ago
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has made a call for peace following one-to-one talks in Belarus with Russia's President Vladimir Putin over the conflict wracking eastern Ukraine.
Categories: International News

U.N. Security Council passes Libya resolution over secret airstrikes

8 hours 4 min ago
The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution on Libya on Wednesday that calls for an immediate ceasefire and includes sanctions for those involved in violence there.
Categories: International News

She faked pregnancy for buns?

8 hours 17 min ago
A giant panda intended to be the star of the first ever live broadcast of the birth of panda cubs has lost the role -- after it was discovered the bear is not pregnant after all, Chinese state media reported.
Categories: International News

Mother to ISIS: 'Please release my child'

8 hours 17 min ago
Shirley Sotloff says her son, Steven Sotloff, who was in the video showing the beheading of another journalist, should be spared.
Categories: International News

TEPCO ordered to pay in landmark Fukushima suicide case

8 hours 19 min ago
Four years after the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, questions about the lingering physical and mental health toll of the disaster persist.
Categories: International News

Car bomb in Baghdad rush hour

8 hours 29 min ago
A car bomb exploded in eastern Baghdad, killing at least 10 people and wounding more than 30 others, police said.
Categories: International News

U.S. Coast Guard fires on Iranian boat

8 hours 42 min ago
The U.S. Coast Guard fired at an Iranian fishing dhow in the Persian Gulf after the Iranian boat pointed a machine gun at the American crew, the Navy says.
Categories: International News

Woman fights off leopard attack

9 hours 5 min ago
The fight lasted half an hour and pitted a leopard against a woman armed only with farm tools in an isolated field in India.
Categories: International News

Israel, Hamas agree to open-ended Gaza truce

9 hours 22 min ago
After more than seven weeks of heavy fighting, Israel and Hamas have agreed to an open-ended ceasefire.
Categories: International News

The easy way to become king

11 hours 35 min ago
Don't like the country you live in? Why not create your own, as many people have done. We uncover the parallel world of "micronationalism."
Categories: International News

Meet New Delhi's 'monkey chasers'

11 hours 38 min ago
CNN's Sumnima Udas speaks with a man whose job is to chase mischievous monkeys away in New Delhi.
Categories: International News

From American kid to jihadi in Syria

12 hours 13 min ago
McCain's transformation to a jihadi left his family "devastated" and "just as surprised as the country," his uncle says.
Categories: International News

Man who fixed soccer confesses

12 hours 31 min ago
Convicted match fixer Wilson Raj Perumal boasts to CNN of fixing World Cup games adding: "I was on the bench and telling players what to do, giving orders to the coach."
Categories: International News
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