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Zakaria: Are moonshots worth it?

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:25
Moonshots are exciting, inspiring. But they are also expensive -- and not all of them work out like Apollo 11. So are they worth it? Should we focus time, money and energy on these kinds of ambitious scientific projects?
Categories: International News

Indian 'army is going out with full intensity'

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 10:42
Army, paramilitary and police troops have intensified counter-insurgency operations in Assam in the wake of Tuesday's tribal militant raid, which left at least 72 people killed in India's remote tea-producing state, a defense spokesman said.
Categories: International News

Suspected U.S. drone strikes hit militants in Pakistan

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 08:52
A pair of suspected U.S. drone strikes on militant targets in Pakistan killed at least seven people, Pakistani intelligence sources said Friday.
Categories: International News

U.S. Army's biggest battle

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 07:05
The U.S. Army calls World War II's Battle of the Bulge, a six-week campaign in the Ardennes Forest of Belgium that began on December 16, 1944, "arguably the greatest battle in American military history."
Categories: International News

The week in 22 photos

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 07:04
CNN presents the week in photos.
Categories: International News

World's most colorful landscapes

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 06:56
These eye-catching landscapes are among the world's most vivid. Some are completely natural, while others have been helped along by humans. It's no easy feat to reach many of these spots, but they're all worth a closer look.
Categories: International News

Airstrikes kill ISIS governor of Mosul

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 06:52
The second ISIS-appointed governor of Mosul was killed in coalition airstrikes, Iraqi police say. He had been in office less than 25 days.
Categories: International News

PlayStation, Xbox users forced offline by hack

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 06:50
It's getting there. Sony's PlayStation networks were still down; Xbox is mostly up, but some functions are limited, their service websites said early Friday.
Categories: International News

6 reasons to go to Greece in winter

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 06:42
Greece is so closely linked to summer vacations that it rarely features in winter escape plans.
Categories: International News

Suicide bomber kills dozens in town near Baghdad

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 03:32
A suicide bomber killed 38 people and wounded dozens more in a town near Baghdad on Wednesday, police said.
Categories: International News

Al-Shabaab raids Somalia's largest African Union base

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 01:06
Somalia's militant Islamist group Al-Shabaab raided the country's largest military base for African Union troops on Thursday, detonating a car bomb at the entrance before engaging in a firefight with troops, a spokesman for the group said.
Categories: International News

Algeria terror group leader behind beheading killed

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 00:05
The leader of an Algerian terror group that beheaded French hiker Herve Gourdel in late September was killed in a military operation, the state-run Algeria Press Service reports.
Categories: International News

What's missing in the uproar?

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 23:41
After days of caving, counter-caving, threats, U-turns, investigations and pontifications, it's hard to know which way's up anymore with Sony, "The Interview" and North Korea.
Categories: International News

Tiger Woods targets return to form

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 23:32
The Tiger will be back on the prowl in 2015 -- and that's according to the man himself.
Categories: International News

Nigeria's floating community

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 23:26
Born and raised in the floating slum of Makoko in the Nigerian city of Lagos, Sulayman Afose is building a reputation as a photographic chronicler of the community.
Categories: International News

China censors Sony hack news

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 23:20
Censorship is a part of daily life in China. News articles are erased from online search engines, social media sites like Facebook and Twitter are banned, and CNN is routinely blacked out for Chinese viewers.
Categories: International News

5 ways to decode a TripAdvisor review

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 22:18
Know before you go -- what testy, deceitful and placating head cases some user-reviewers can be.
Categories: International News

Nut scandal exec faces arrest

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 22:15
South Korean prosecutors are seeking an arrest warrant for the former Korean Air executive Heather Cho who sparked outrage by kicking a flight attendant off a plane for serving macadamia nuts the wrong way.
Categories: International News

WWI Xmas truce: Fact or fiction?

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 15:23
It's a story which has captured the imagination of the English Premier League and persuaded one UK retailer to use it for its Christmas TV advert -- but did rival armies really turn the World War I killing fields into a football field?
Categories: International News

$14M car found under magazines

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 14:29
60 luxury cars worth millions were found in Western France and are scheduled to be auctioned off.
Categories: International News

 

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