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UK: No targets worth hitting over Iraq

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 07:48
UK jets did not fire a shot on their first mission over Iraq, instead they collected intelligence. Karl Penhaul reports.
Categories: International News

Dozens presumed dead on volcano

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 07:47
Rescue teams searched Sunday for dozens of climbers who were caught by the sudden eruption of a volcano in central Japan a day earlier.
Categories: International News

Northeast Pacific season's 12th hurricane spins off Mexico

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 07:35
The Atlantic Ocean, hurricane-wise, has been relatively quiet this season.
Categories: International News

Opinion: Jihadist threat not as big as you think

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:57
Peter Bergen and Emily Schneider say a new report counts the number of militants fighting for jihad worldwide. Verdict? It's a relatively small number
Categories: International News

Doctor treats Ebola with HIV drug in Liberia -- seemingly successfully

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 01:59
A doctor in rural Liberia inundated with Ebola patients says he's had good results with a treatment he tried out of sheer desperation: an HIV drug.
Categories: International News

Britain, Belgium, Denmark join ISIS fight

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 20:49
That's how long nations entering the fight against ISIS may need to be prepared to spend on the battle, British and U.S. officials say.
Categories: International News

Dare to dive into deepest pool?

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:57
Yes it's a dive hotel, but not that kind of dive hotel.
Categories: International News

Hero rats sniff out danger

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:51
Traditionally, you wouldn't gift someone a rat -- not someone you like, anyway. And even if a gift-wrapped rodent was in the cards, you'd likely shy away from the giant African pouched rat, which -- as the name suggests -- is rather large (think cat-sized).
Categories: International News

The week in 38 photos

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:46
Categories: International News

Tattoos? Our ancestors did it better

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:07
Think your new tattoo is cool? Look at how our ancestors did it and think again.
Categories: International News

Will ISIS' brutality backfire?

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 01:47
ISIS has managed to shock the world by releasing videos of executions. Will the brutality on display prove counterproductive for ISIS? Experts give their opinions.
Categories: International News

Indonesians lose right to directly elect governors, mayors

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 01:42
Indonesia's parliament voted on Friday to do away with direct local elections in a move that critics say is a huge step backward for the country's fledgling democracy.
Categories: International News

Ebola crisis threatens global security, Obama tells U.N.

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 15:38
The West Africa Ebola outbreak is "a growing threat to regional and global security," U.S. President Barack Obama said Thursday, telling a high-level meeting on the deadly epidemic at the U.N. General Assembly that only an international response can prevent "a humanitarian catastrophe across the region."
Categories: International News

Metal rods hammered into dolphins' spines in Japan's annual hunt

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 15:02
The slaughter of dolphins has begun again in a small Japanese village, in a controversial annual hunt that pits Western environmentalist values against what locals say are traditional hunting practices.
Categories: International News

U.S. and Arab allies hit ISIS in the wallet

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:00
U.S.-led airstrikes targeted an ISIS HQ and oil bases in Syria killing at least 14 militants and five civilians, a monitoring group says.
Categories: International News

Honduran First Lady on immigration

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:50
The First Lady of Honduras discusses what can be done about the thousands of women and children leaving Central America for the United States.
Categories: International News

Ukraine's president: Reforms make EU membership possible in 2020

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:49
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko outlined a program of social and economic reforms Thursday that he said are aimed at preparing his country to apply for EU membership in 2020.
Categories: International News

Nigeria: Troops killed man acting as Boko Haram leader

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:48
Nigerian forces battling the Islamist terror group Boko Haram have killed a man suspected of acting as the group's leader, Nigeria's Defense Ministry said.
Categories: International News

UK arrests 9 men on terror charges

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:40
Nine men have been arrested in the United Kingdom on suspicion of terror offenses, London's Metropolitan Police said Thursday.
Categories: International News

What is ISIS' global reach?

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:39
But the recent expansion of U.S. airstrikes against ISIS into Syria, as well as a call by a leader of the extremist group for attacks against Western citizens, has raised questions about how far the militants' global reach extends.
Categories: International News
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