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Unmanned space plane lands - mission a mystery

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 23:12
Whatever it was doing up in space, we may never know, but the U.S. Air Force's unmanned X-37B space plane returned to Earth this week, with still no details from the military on the nearly two-year mission.
Categories: International News

Rocket-powered toy in stratosphere

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 23:09
A British team is set to launch a 3D-printed, rocket-powered space plane into the stratosphere. CNN's Jim Boulden report
Categories: International News

Photographer battles stereotypes

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 23:04
Kurbanjan Samat, a 32-year-old Uyghur photographer, wants to dispel the stereotypes he says many Chinese hold about people from his home region -- an ethnically diverse province in China's far west.
Categories: International News

At least 21 killed in Baghdad suicide bombing

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 19:54
A suicide bombing in a predominately Shia area of Baghdad has left 21 people dead and 25 people injured, according to a police source with knowledge of the incident speaking to CNN by phone. The source asked not to be identified for security reasons.
Categories: International News

At least 70 ISIS bodies dropped off

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 14:04
ISIS has apparently taken a heavy hit over the past several days. The bodies of at least 70 fighters for the terror group have been dropped off over four days at a hospital in the Syrian town of Tal Abyad.
Categories: International News

Airstrikes hit ISIS targets in Syria, Iraq

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 05:22
Airstrikes like those that have helped slow the advance of ISIS fighters in the Syrian town of Kobani rocked the city again Saturday.
Categories: International News

WHO to review Ebola response amid criticism

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 04:52
The World Health Organization vowed Saturday to make public a full review of its response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa once the crisis is under control.
Categories: International News

Do Oslo's Olympic cold feet signal a shift in international sport?

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 01:54
The procedure, now, is commonplace. A glitzy stage, manned by executives in suits, an envelope dramatically opened. Then, cheers from representatives of the successful bid.
Categories: International News

Hurricane passes over Bermuda

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 16:14
Two island paradises may be spared heavy damage this weekend, as hurricanes roar through the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
Categories: International News

Despite ceasefire announcement, new Boko Haram attacks reported

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 14:32
Despite government claims of a ceasefire, gunmen believed to be Boko Haram fighters attacked two villages and a town near the border with Niger, killing at least 8 and kidnapping others, residents told CNN Saturday.
Categories: International News

Boko Haram deal would free girls

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 04:44
Nigeria has reached a ceasefire agreement with the Islamist terror group Boko Haram that includes the release of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls, Nigerian officials said Friday.
Categories: International News

Hurricane Gonzalo slams Bermuda

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 21:04
Bermuda says it's ready. Now it awaits the arrival of Hurricane Gonzalo.
Categories: International News

Opposition: ISIS training to fly warplanes

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 20:56
ISIS has three warplanes in northern Syria, and former Iraqi military officers are training the group's members to fly them, a Syrian opposition group says.
Categories: International News

Hong Kong police clear smaller protest site

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 17:58
Hong Kong police moved at dawn on Friday to clear a major intersection occupied by pro-democracy protesters for almost three weeks, tearing down tents and dismantling barricades.
Categories: International News

16 die at South Korea concert

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 17:49
At least 16 people died Friday when a grate over a ventilation shaft collapsed at an outdoor concert in Seongnam, South Korea, an official with the National Emergency Management Agency told CNN.
Categories: International News

Five charged in U.K. terror plot, London police say

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 14:59
Five men picked up in a series of recent terror-related arrests have now been charged, London's Metropolitan Police said Friday.
Categories: International News

Senegal is free from Ebola, WHO says

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 14:58
The West African nation of Senegal is free of Ebola, the World Health Organization declared Friday, congratulating the country on the diligence that enabled it to repel the threat.
Categories: International News

Kobani fight is an opportunity to blunt ISIS, general says

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:32
Fevered efforts by ISIS to capture the Syrian city of Kobani have handed U.S. and allied forces a prime opportunity to deal the extremist group a bloody nose, the U.S. Central Command's top general told reporters Friday.
Categories: International News

U.S. man gets trapped in London bookstore

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 08:24
There's nothing like getting stuck into a good book -- but getting stuck in a good book store is a different matter.
Categories: International News

Camera maps coral reefs

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 08:21
The Catlin Seaview Survey is mapping Southeast Asia's Coral Triangle, home to 75 percent of all known coral species including nearly 600 species of reef-building corals.
Categories: International News

 

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