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Saudi Arabia

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 16:00
Here's a look at what you need to know about Saudi Arabia, a large, oil-rich middle eastern country bordering Yemen, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Iraq, Jordan, the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf. Saudi Arabia is also home to Islam's holiest cities, Mecca and Medina.
Categories: International News

Bloodied, exhausted and traumatized ... and out of there

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 14:13
Even from high above, flying in an Indian Air Force helicopter, it is easy to see that the people of Melamchi, central Nepal, are happy to see us.
Categories: International News

100 million-year-old sea monster fossil found

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 13:41
A farmer in Australia discovered a fossil belonging to a 100 million-year-old sea predator known as a "Kronosaurus."
Categories: International News

S. Korea: North Korea leader executes 15

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 13:25
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is continuing to rule with an iron fist, having ordered the execution of about 15 senior officials so far this year, according to an assessment by South Korean intelligence agents, a lawmaker who attended a closed briefing said.
Categories: International News

World's fastest train takes you a mile in 10 seconds

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 13:22
The Japanese Maglev train crushed its own world record by traveling at 374 miles per hour for nearly 11 seconds. Check out the train in action.
Categories: International News

I'm alive: Survivors connect with loved ones

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 13:22
Thousands remain missing in Nepal after a devastating earthquake struck the region on Saturday. A majority of them are Nepalese, Indian and Chinese residents, but a handful are adventurers, trekkers and vacationers who have not been heard from since the catastrophe.
Categories: International News

Capturing the Kanye, Kardashian kiss

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 13:21
Photographer Conor McDonnell tells the story of how he found himself taking photographs of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's wedding.
Categories: International News

Maid gets last-minute reprieve

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 13:05
Categories: International News

Nepal earthquake death toll climbs above 5,000

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 11:40
The death toll from the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal four days ago has increased to 5,006, Nepalese officials said Wednesday.
Categories: International News

Will newest micronation get off the ground?

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 11:10
It would have made Thomas Jefferson proud.
Categories: International News

U.S. develops self-guided ammunition

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 11:09
You know the phrase "dodging a bullet"? Forget about it. Probably not going to happen anymore.
Categories: International News

80 hours under earthquake rubble

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 10:53
Rescuers in Nepal have pulled a man from the wreckage of a building where he was stuck for a staggering 80 hours after the devastating earthquake that hit the country Saturday.
Categories: International News

Australia slams executions by firing squad

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 10:53
Australia recalls its ambassador to Indonesia after two of its citizens were among the eight drug smugglers executed by firing squad. FULL STORY | PHOTOS
Categories: International News

Opinion: What is missing in Nepal

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 10:53
For a small Himalayan state, Nepal has gone through more than its share of tragedies in recent years.
Categories: International News

Finding gay identity through anonymity

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 09:47
Categories: International News

Chile volcano leaves ashy devastation

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 08:42
Categories: International News

Chinese 'ghost mall' back from the dead?

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 08:40
Categories: International News

Earthquakes

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 08:36
Categories: International News

Iran seizes commercial ship, U.S. forces respond

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 08:25
Iran Revolutionary Guard patrol boats fired shots across the bow of and later intercepted a commercial cargo ship, the M/V Maersk Tigris, which was crossing the Strait of Hormuz Tuesday morning, according to a senior U.S. military official.
Categories: International News

Why Indonesia denied mercy

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 08:21
Indonesia has executed 8 convicted drug smugglers, including 2 of the 'Bali 9'. CNN's Saima Mohsin reports on the controversial decision.
Categories: International News
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