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Rights group accuses Nigerian police of torture

CNN World - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 20:13
Nigerian security forces routinely torture people -- including women and children -- taken in as suspects or for interrogation, Amnesty International has claimed in a graphic new report.
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Ebola aid workers killed

CNN World - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 20:07
Towm residents threw stones at the Guinea Ebola team when they arrived this week, forcing them to flee. Eight were later killed.
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Syrian Kurdish town surrounded on 3 fronts by ISIS

CNN World - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 14:38
The latest ISIS advance in Syria has brought a swath of the country's north-central Kurdish region under siege, with Kurdish leaders warning of another humanitarian crisis without international intervention.
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What Scotland's 'no' means for Cameron

CNN World - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 14:15
David Cameron has had the narrowest of political escapes. He will not live on in history as the Prime Minister on whose watch the Scottish nation chose to leave the United Kingdom.
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Ukraine seeks U.S. help to modernize Army

CNN World - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 14:13
Ukraine's president Petro Poroshenko speaks to CNN's Wolf Blitzer on the country's plea for substantive military aid.
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Can nationwide lockdown stop Ebola?

CNN World - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 13:15
Sierra Leone starts a three-day nationwide lockdown Friday in an effort to halt an Ebola outbreak that has left thousands dead in the region.
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Oops! Guy drops first iPhone 6 sold

CNN World - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 13:15
The first man to buy the iPhone 6 in Australia drops his new phone as he excitingly unpacks it to share for the camera.
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Golf breaks Scotland's grass ceiling

CNN World - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 12:02
Another landmark decision has been made on the day Scotland decides on independence from the United Kingdom and this vote is in favor of union.
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Mass murder in migrant boat sinking?

CNN World - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 12:01
People smugglers accused of causing the deaths of hundreds of migrants when they deliberately rammed and sank their boat in the Mediterranean must be found and punished, the U.N. human rights chief said Friday.
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Scotland chooses United Kingdom

CNN World - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 08:57
Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom -- along with England, Wales and Northern Ireland -- following a historic referendum vote.
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The week in 31 photos

CNN World - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 07:32
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Obama: ISIS threat against U.S., allies 'doesn't frighten us'

CNN World - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 07:18
With approval in hand to arm and train Syrian rebels to fight the ISIS terror group, President Barack Obama said Thursday the plan keeps with "the key principle" of U.S. strategy: No American combat troops on the ground.
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Australia orders federal police to take over security at parliament

CNN World - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 06:11
Australia ordered federal police to take over security at the house of parliament Friday, a day after police conducted one of the nation's largest counter-terrorism operations in the port city of Sydney.
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Scotland goes to the polls

CNN World - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 23:40
Scotland's voters are heading to the polls Thursday to cast their ballots in the country's landmark independence referendum.
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Hurricane strands tourists in Mexico

CNN World - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 20:27
Tourists are still stranded in Los Cabos, Mexico, days after Odile slammed the popular travel destination.
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Australian PM: Police foil public execution terror plot

CNN World - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 20:08
Australian authorities disrupted what they described as a pending attack "on a member of the public," part of a sweeping counterterrorism operation on Thursday that came just days after the country raised its terror alert level to high.
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U.S. gives Poroshenko support, no arms

CNN World - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 19:54
The White House on Thursday announced $46 million in security assistance to Ukraine that omitted any lethal aid. The package includes body armor, helmets, vehicles and night vision goggles.
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Hostage used by ISIS to send message

CNN World - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 19:47
British journalist John Cantlie hadn't been seen in nearly two years. Now, he's the latest hostage to be paraded out by ISIS -- forced to deliver the group's message.
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New al Qaeda branch in South Asia launches first assault

CNN World - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 19:38
A new regional branch of al Qaeda infiltrated Pakistan's navy and tried to hijack a vessel earlier this month to launch rocket attacks on American ships in the Indian Ocean, Pakistani authorities said.
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On the scene

CNN World - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 13:40
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