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The week in 33 photos

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 13:34
Categories: International News

Bomb meant for militants kills 20 children in Yemen

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 13:13
Two car bombs killed at least 31 people, including 20 children, in central Yemen's Radaa city when suspected al Qaeda fighters targeted Houthi militants Tuesday, senior security officials and locals told CNN.
Categories: International News

Anchor's realization on live TV

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:41
A Seven Network anchor broke down when she realized she knew someone killed in the Sydney siege.
Categories: International News

ISIS justifies sex with child slaves

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:34
Can you take non-Muslim women and children captive? Yes, says ISIS.
Categories: International News

Doctor restores the vision of 100,000 people

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:32
It takes Sanduk Ruit about five minutes to change someone's life.
Categories: International News

'Children are under benches. Kill them'

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:21
A student says that's what he heard before a Taliban member opened fire at an army-run school in Pakistan. More than 130 people, mostly children, were killed in the siege.
Categories: International News

31 amazing sports photos

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:50
Categories: International News

Why Russia is hung up on homosexuality

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 09:41
Let's start with a touch of perspective. It's not only Russia where sexual minorities suffer discrimination. In the United States, that beacon of tolerance, there's still a huge amount of bigotry. Some U.S. states still refuse to recognize same-sex marriage. And hate crimes and violence towards LGBT individuals remain a significant problem.
Categories: International News

Marriage proposal goes very, very wrong

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 07:59
A Dutch man rented a crane to reach his girlfriend's window for a romantic proposal, but things went a little wrong.
Categories: International News

What we know about Sydney siege

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 05:10
The cafe siege in the heart of Sydney ended early Tuesday with the death of the gunman and two of his hostages -- but a great deal of unanswered questions remain.
Categories: International News

U.N. official: We have 'run out of words' to describe conflict in Syria

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 05:06
A top United Nations official on Monday told the Security Council she has "run out of words" to describe the worsening situation in Syria.
Categories: International News

Nut scandal executive may face legal action

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 04:29
The Korean Air executive who delayed a flight over a bag of macadamia nuts may face legal action after South Korea's transportation ministry said on Tuesday it had filed a complaint to prosecutors.
Categories: International News

2 hostages die, gunman killed in Sydney

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 14:17
Australian special forces stormed the cafe and shot and killed the suspect. Two of the 17 hostages died at the hospital, police say.
Categories: International News

Photos: See Sydney hostage siege unfold

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 14:05
Gunfire erupted early Tuesday as police stormed the Sydney cafe where a gunman had been holding hostages since Monday morning.
Categories: International News

Human Rights Watch: Russia fails to protect LGBT people

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 13:40
Russian authorities are failing to protect gay people from persecution and are not prosecuting the perpetrators of a growing number of homophobic attacks, Human Rights Watch says in a new report.
Categories: International News

Mystery objects wash up

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 13:15
Blocks made of a rubber-like material have been washing ashore for decades. Where do they come from? Isa Soares reports.
Categories: International News

Boiling water thrown at flight crew

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 13:05
A Chinese couple allegedly threw hot water on a flight attendant and threatened to blow up the plane, forcing the Nanjing-bound plane to turn back to Bangkok.
Categories: International News

U.S. Marine charged with murder in death of transgender woman

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:15
A U.S. Marine has been charged with murder in the death of a transgender woman who was found strangled in a Philippines hotel room in October, a prosecutor said.
Categories: International News

Confirm new surgeon general

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:27
David Gergen says Dr. Vivek Murthy is eminently qualified for confirmation by the Senate today as surgeon general.
Categories: International News

Would you rather be sexy or smart?

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 09:53
Carol Costello asks whether American culture sends a message to girls that it's not cool to study math and science fields.
Categories: International News
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