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Little girl gets second chance in second quake

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 19:04
Sometimes, life takes twists so fortuitous that they seem inevitably predetermined. That may be the case for Maya Gurung, a 10-year-old girl suffering in post-earthquake Nepal.
Categories: International News

Martyred archbishop closer to sainthood

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 18:59
Almost 35 years to the day that an assassin's bullet hit his chest, Archbishop Oscar Romero was beatified on Saturday, bringing the slain priest one step closer to sainthood.
Categories: International News

World's largest hotel coming to Mecca

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 20:56
Categories: International News

FARC rebels end unilateral ceasefire

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 16:09
Categories: International News

ISIS extends hold on Syria's ancient city of Palmyra

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 14:51
ISIS forces have extended their control around the ancient city of Palmyra as forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad withdrew from the area.
Categories: International News

Capturing the parallel worlds of the Emirates

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 14:21
Philip Cheung's photo series "Desert Dreams" shows the contrast between modern and traditional life inside the United Arab Emirates.
Categories: International News

Why ISIS destroys antiquities

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 14:00
CNN's Ben Wedeman explains why the terror group is ruining Iraq's cultural history.
Categories: International News

Mission of mercy for migrants

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 13:53
Categories: International News

Get a smuggler's discount

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 13:53
Smugglers lure Arab and African migrants by offering discounts to get onto overcrowded ships if people bring more potential passengers, a CNN investigation has revealed.
Categories: International News

Briton gets life for killing U.S. soldier in Iraq

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 13:48
A UK court sentenced a London taxi driver to life in prison Friday for the 2007 murder of a U.S. soldier in Iraq.
Categories: International News

New species: Cartwheeling spiders, electric slugs

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 13:40
From a mossy forest in the Philippines to the sand slopes of Morocco, this past year has seen some staggering biological discoveries. Among the 18,000 new species named during the past year, an international committee of taxonomists selected their top 10 favorites for SUNY's College of Environmental Science and Forestry's annual list. Previous years have recognized such luminaries as the Pancake Batfish and the Dragon Tree. This year's top 10 was no less surreal. Click through to see pictures.
Categories: International News

Ireland holds historic vote on same-sex marriage

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 13:29
Irish voters went to the polls on whether to change the country's constitution to allow same-sex marriage.
Categories: International News

Same-sex marriage in the U.S.

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 13:23
Categories: International News

Explainer: Ireland's world-first popular vote on gay marriage

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 13:21
Ireland is due to hold the world's first popular vote to decide whether gay and lesbian couples should be allowed to marry. The most recent opinion poll in The Irish Times indicated that 58% will vote in favor with 25% against, 17% were undecided or would not vote. Leaving aside the latter, this would suggest that 70% will vote Yes.
Categories: International News

Swimwear through the ages

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 11:41
Categories: International News

In video, Somali ISIS members court Al-Shabaab

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 11:39
A recently released propaganda recruitment video by ISIS shows Somali fighters in the group inviting other Somali jihadis to join their ranks.
Categories: International News
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