Skip to main content

CNN World

Syndicate content CNN.com - World
CNN.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more.
Updated: 45 min 26 sec ago

Island of forgotten dreams

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 14:02
Categories: International News

Sea dwellers without a state

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 13:52
The Badjao are a tribe of nomadic sea dwellers who have lived off the shore of northeast Borneo for more than 200 years. They are a stateless people with no nationality in the traditional sense, residing in boats and living off the sea.
Categories: International News

Study: Blame gerbils, not rats, for plague

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 10:48
For a long time, rats have taken the heat for the waves of plague that killed millions of people across Europe starting in the 14th century.
Categories: International News

Mystery tunnel found near Pan Am games site

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 10:25
A big hole in the ground discovered near a venue for the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto has stumped authorities looking into it.
Categories: International News

90 dead in Afghanistan avalanches

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 10:23
Heavy snowstorms have caused a series of avalanches in mountainous northeastern Afghanistan over a two-day period, killing scores of people.
Categories: International News

Peshmerga: ISIS 'can't overcome us'

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 08:39
Peshmerga fighters in northern Iraq believe that the tide is turning in the fight against ISIS. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
Categories: International News

Mystery tunnel discovered near event site

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 08:36
An elaborate tunnel discovered near a site for the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto has stumped authorities investigating what it was for. CBC News reports.
Categories: International News

See sinkhole swallow pedestrians

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 08:34
Frightening video shows two rail passengers in South Korea fall into a sinkhole nearly 10 feet deep as they walk off a train.
Categories: International News

Scholarship student takes a 3,000-kilometer detour

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 08:31
A young Ghanian boy won a scholarship to study medicine in Guyana, but ended up in the city of Goiania, Brazil, 3,000 kilometers away.
Categories: International News

Rio residents fight evictions ahead of Olympics

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 08:30
Rio de Janeiro shantytown residents fight eviction as preparations are made for the 2016 Olympics. CNN's Shasta Darlington reports.
Categories: International News

Where in the world?

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 08:01
Travel Photo of the Day
Categories: International News

Boko Haram + ISIS = Terror twins

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 07:55
For sheer cruelty, they are well matched. They also share an apocalyptic "end-of-days" vision. Now there are signs that Boko Haram -- the most feared group in West Africa -- may be edging toward a formal pledge of allegiance to ISIS.
Categories: International News

Activist: ISIS holds 150 Christian hostages, will threaten to kill them

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 07:40
ISIS is holding many more Assyrian Christian hostage than previously thought -- and it is reportedly planning to release a message Wednesday threatening to kill them.
Categories: International News

From UK teens to jihadists?

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 07:27
Aqsa Mahmood left to become an ISIS bride and now investigators suspect that she has helped lure three teenage girls from the United Kingdom to Syria to join the terror group.
Categories: International News

Suspect in Pakistan school massacre arrested

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 04:56
Pakistani authorities have arrested a suspect in the December 16 attack on a public school in Peshawar that left more than 140 people dead, most of them children.
Categories: International News

Turkey blames UK for missing girls

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 20:30
A top Turkish official is blaming British authorities for the disappearance of three teenage British girls suspected of traveling from London to Turkey with the goal of joining ISIS in neighboring Syria.
Categories: International News

Bus station bomb kills at least 13

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 14:32
An explosion Tuesday at a bus station in the northeastern Nigerian town of Potiskum killed at least 13 people and injured 25 others, a representative of Nigeria's National Emergency Management Agency said.
Categories: International News

ISIS abducts dozens of women and children in Syria

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 13:18
ISIS militants abducted 90 Assyrian civilians from two villages in northeastern Syria, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Tuesday.
Categories: International News

American missionary kidnapped in Nigeria

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 12:46
An American missionary in Nigeria has been kidnapped in what authorities call a "purely criminal" act.
Categories: International News

Qatar 2022 World Cup final won't ruin Christmas

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 11:08
The 2022 World Cup should be played in November and December, but don't worry -- the final won't ruin your Christmas holidays.
Categories: International News
Due to the ice storm that will be hitting our area the Punxsutawney Area School District/SS.C.D. will be having an...
SCANNER ALERT: Emergency responders are currently on-scene at what was reported as a working structure fire at 231...
The following meetings will be taking place in Punxsutawney and the surrounding areas. Monday • Sykesville Borough...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes