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Russia: Disarm illegal forces in Ukraine

22 min 1 sec ago
Diplomats have agreed that 'all illegal military formations' in Ukraine must be disarmed, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Thursday after emergency talks in Switzerland.
Categories: International News

Potential air pockets offer hope for ferry survivors

34 min 1 sec ago
As almost 300 ferry passengers -- many of whom are high school students -- remain missing amid a massive rescue operation in the Yellow Sea off Korea's southwest coast, the wait on land remains agonizing.
Categories: International News

Witness contradicts Pistorius

1 hour 15 min ago
Prosecutor Gerrie Nel went on the attack again Thursday, trying to discredit a defense witness for Oscar Pistorius on the last day of testimony before the court takes a two-and-a-half week break.
Categories: International News

Snowden questions Putin on TV

1 hour 15 min ago
Edward Snowden asked Vladimir Putin on Russian television about Moscow's surveillance practices.
Categories: International News

Saudi veteran intelligence chief calls it quits

1 hour 22 min ago
Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan, the man behind the kingdom's committed policy to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has stepped down from his intelligence post, according to the country's official news agency.
Categories: International News

Possible survivors inside ferry

2 hours 28 sec ago
Some passengers purportedly sent text messages from aboard a sinking ferry in South Korea.
Categories: International News

5 Calgary students killed

2 hours 26 min ago
Five University of Calgary students were stabbed to death Tuesday morning in what the city's police chief called "the worst mass murder in Calgary's history."
Categories: International News

Kayaker spots rare oarfish

3 hours 30 min ago
Tourists got an up-close look at a rare oarfish when it swam in shallow waters along a Mexican coastline.
Categories: International News

When GIFs are high art

3 hours 31 min ago
When you think of GIFs, those never-ending sequences of looping motion, you're more likely to associate them with lightly humorous viral content than a respectable art form.
Categories: International News

Snowden asks Putin about surveillance on Russian TV

3 hours 31 min ago
Months after accepting asylum in Russia, U.S. intelligence leaker Edward Snowden asked Russian President Vladimir Putin some questions about Russia's own surveillance practices during Putin's call-in program on state television Thursday.
Categories: International News

Families: Nigerian military lying about abducted girls being freed

3 hours 33 min ago
Families of girls kidnapped from school by suspected Boko Haram militants are accusing the Nigerian military of lying. Despite the military's claims that nearly all the girls are now free, nearly all of them are still being held, the families said Thursday.
Categories: International News

Desperate search for ferry survivors

4 hours 34 min ago
The desperate search continues for passengers of a sunken South Korean ferry. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
Categories: International News

Who are Boko Haram?

4 hours 34 min ago
The militant group Boko Haram made headlines again this week with the abduction of more than 100 schoolgirls in northeast Nigeria. Most of the girls were freed, but the challenge of dealing with the group remains.
Categories: International News

Video sign of al Qaeda plot?

4 hours 37 min ago
Barbara Starr has the latest on a new video of an al Qaeda meeting and the questions it raises about U.S. intelligence.
Categories: International News

$250 million price tag for MH370 undersea search?

4 hours 38 min ago
A prolonged undersea search for the Malaysian jetliner could cost nearly a quarter billion U.S. dollars if private companies are used, Australia's top transport official said Thursday.
Categories: International News

South Korean ferry captain: 'I am sorry'

4 hours 40 min ago
Both the captain of the sunken South Korean ferry and the ship's operator spoke to the press for the first time today.
Categories: International News

287 still missing after South Korean ferry sinks in frigid water

7 hours 33 min ago
With each passing minute, the possibility of survival diminishes.
Categories: International News

Japan, S. Korea talk over 'comfort women' issue

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 17:32
Japan and South Korea are meeting over the controversial issue of 'comfort women' during WWII. Paula Hancocks reports.
Categories: International News

Militants, Ukraine army 'face off '

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 14:52
With armored vehicles in its streets and troops reportedly in control of the airport, the city of Kramatorsk in eastern Ukraine was at the center of a tense standoff.
Categories: International News

Hundreds missing as S. Korean ferry sinks

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 14:49
Rescue boats and helicopters scrambled to pluck passengers, most of them high school students, from a ferry as it listed and slowly sank off the southwest coast of South Korea early Wednesday.
Categories: International News

 

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