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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

The week in 30 photos

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 06:39
Categories: International News

Giant prehistoric kangaroos looked like rabbits, walked like humans

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 04:39
A giant relative of the kangaroo with the face of a rabbit ambled around the Australian outback 100,000 years ago, according to a new study. Instead of hopping around like its modern cousin, it walked upright, one foot in front of the other, like a human.
Categories: International News

At the heart of China's legal (and illegal) trade with North Korea

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 01:18
The sun is rising over the Yalu River and North Korea.
Categories: International News

Nepal rescuers search for missing hikers

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 01:14
The search for missing hikers and bodies buried in snow resumed in central Nepal on Thursday after an avalanche killed scores of trekkers this week.
Categories: International News

Nurse may have had symptoms earlier

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 23:43
The U.S. Ebola nurse who traveled across country before falling ill could have been sick earlier than she admitted, a federal official says. She may have had symptoms the day she boarded her first flight, a CDC official says.
Categories: International News

London suspect: 'Terrorist' is a great word

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 23:32
A British man charged with planning either a "Mumbai-style" terror attack or an attack on a prominent person said in secret recordings that he had been to Syria and reveled in the idea of being labeled a terrorist, a court in London heard Thursday.
Categories: International News

U.S. helps push back ISIS in Kobani

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 13:06
Kurdish fighters in the Syrian town of Kobani have pushed back ISIS militants in a number of locations as U.S. airstrikes on ISIS positions continue in and around the city.
Categories: International News
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