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The week in 31 photos

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 07:32
Categories: International News

Obama: ISIS threat against U.S., allies 'doesn't frighten us'

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 07:18
With approval in hand to arm and train Syrian rebels to fight the ISIS terror group, President Barack Obama said Thursday the plan keeps with "the key principle" of U.S. strategy: No American combat troops on the ground.
Categories: International News

Australia orders federal police to take over security at parliament

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 06:11
Australia ordered federal police to take over security at the house of parliament Friday, a day after police conducted one of the nation's largest counter-terrorism operations in the port city of Sydney.
Categories: International News

Scotland goes to the polls

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 23:40
Scotland's voters are heading to the polls Thursday to cast their ballots in the country's landmark independence referendum.
Categories: International News

Hurricane strands tourists in Mexico

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 20:27
Tourists are still stranded in Los Cabos, Mexico, days after Odile slammed the popular travel destination.
Categories: International News

Australian PM: Police foil public execution terror plot

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 20:08
Australian authorities disrupted what they described as a pending attack "on a member of the public," part of a sweeping counterterrorism operation on Thursday that came just days after the country raised its terror alert level to high.
Categories: International News

U.S. gives Poroshenko support, no arms

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 19:54
The White House on Thursday announced $46 million in security assistance to Ukraine that omitted any lethal aid. The package includes body armor, helmets, vehicles and night vision goggles.
Categories: International News

Hostage used by ISIS to send message

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 19:47
British journalist John Cantlie hadn't been seen in nearly two years. Now, he's the latest hostage to be paraded out by ISIS -- forced to deliver the group's message.
Categories: International News

New al Qaeda branch in South Asia launches first assault

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 19:38
A new regional branch of al Qaeda infiltrated Pakistan's navy and tried to hijack a vessel earlier this month to launch rocket attacks on American ships in the Indian Ocean, Pakistani authorities said.
Categories: International News

On the scene

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 13:40
Categories: International News

Life in 'Ebola country'

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:16
Funerals, ghost towns and haunted health workers. This is life in the Ebola zone. CNN's Nima Elbagir reports.
Categories: International News

Is this the happiest place on earth?

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:52
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta travels to Denmark to understand why it ranks so high when it comes to life satisfaction and happiness.
Categories: International News

Nigerian college attack kills 13

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:17
Two gunmen set off explosives at a Nigerian college, then started shooting -- killing at least 13 people on another day of violence in the African nation, and yet another targeting students.
Categories: International News

Skeletons found 'holding hands' after 700 years

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:15
Even death couldn't part two skeletons excavated from a lost chapel in an English county, found with their fingers entwined.
Categories: International News

The secret in Richard III's bones

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:15
Richard III was the last English king to lose his life on the battlefield. Scientists who have been testing his remains -- found under a parking lot in the English city of Leicester -- now believe they know how he died.
Categories: International News

There she is ... Miss America

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:06
Hmm, there must be something in the water in New York.
Categories: International News

Ebola survivors' blood sells on black market

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 09:09
As hospitals in the hardest-hit nations struggle to keep up, desperate patients are turning to the black market to buy blood from Ebola survivors, the WHO warned.
Categories: International News

What's the world's sexiest accent?

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 09:08
The Scots are talking a lot this week -- perhaps you've heard a little something about an independence referendum -- and that makes us happy.
Categories: International News

From space race to space war

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 08:06
Rachel Crane talks with SpaceX's Elon Musk about his company's recent NASA contract and the brewing battle with Boeing.
Categories: International News

3-D skin scanning? Pretty freaky

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 07:35
Virtual humans look just like us: Can you spot the difference?
Categories: International News
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