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Foreign fighters flock to ISIS

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 18:29
The number of people fighting for ISIS is more than three times the previous estimates, the CIA says. Foreigners, in particular, seem drawn to the cause. Here is one teen's tale of recruitment.
Categories: International News

Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 18:02
A judge has found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, the South African term for unintentionally -- but unlawfully -- killing a person. It's akin to negligent killing.
Categories: International News

Dark side of Scotland's vote

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 14:52
They say that to succeed in politics, you need a thick skin, and nowhere is that more true than in Scotland in the run up to the country's long-awaited independence referendum.
Categories: International News

Which Russian companies have been hit by the West?

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 14:16
The West is hitting Russia with sanctions over the crisis in Ukraine. The sanctions vary from financial restrictions to a block on access to energy exploration technology.
Categories: International News

Don't forget Steenkamp

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 13:25
With Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide, we take a look back at his girlfriend, South African model Reeva Steenkamp.
Categories: International News

Lava flows from Bardarbunga

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 10:19
Lava flows from a fissure in the ground of the Bardarbunga volcano in Iceland. Take a look at the dramatic video.
Categories: International News

Australia raises terror alert level to 'high'

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:29
Australia has raised its terror alert level to "high" for the first time since the national alert system was introduced in 2003.
Categories: International News

Northern Ireland's preacher and politician Ian Paisley dies

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:03
Northern Ireland's former first minister and former Democratic Unionist Party leader Ian Paisley has died, his wife, Eileen, said in a statement Friday.
Categories: International News

The horrors of apartheid

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 07:55
Inside a dilapidated warehouse, underneath scattered clothes hanging from rusty pipes, a young black man is down on his knees. His feet are naked, his trousers rolled up to his knees as he beats his sodden shirt against the ground to remove the dirt from it. Near him, a cluster of men cut desolate figures -- some of them crouching down to wash their worn-out clothes, some standing, naked, trying to clean up their work-wasted bodies.
Categories: International News

Donations top $900,000 after UK dogs' home fire

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 07:53
A suspected arson attack on a dogs' home in the northern English city of Manchester has killed 43 dogs, shocking a nation known within Europe for its devotion to pets.
Categories: International News

4 guilty of China terror attack

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 07:16
Four people went on trial Friday accused of plotting a knife attack that killed around 30 people at a railway station in the southern Chinese city of Kunming.
Categories: International News

New Zealand election gets dirty

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 01:22
A political scandal featuring a hacker, a blogger, the Prime Minister and tech entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has erupted ahead of the forthcoming New Zealand elections.
Categories: International News

U.S. Army copters surprise village

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:54
When a flight of military helicopters descended into a field in the small village of Gruta, Poland, on Tuesday, residents had reason to be alarmed.
Categories: International News

Women of ISIS online

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:21
Umm Khattab is an online foodie. She posts pictures of Vietnamese grilled chicken and other recipes on the Web, peppering her conversations, like many young women her age, with emojis and lols.
Categories: International News

ISIS vs. al Qaeda

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:06
One man more interested than most in what President Barack Obama will have to say in his address to the nation Wednesday night is al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri.
Categories: International News

Transgender woman's nightmare

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:02
Crossing borders as a transgender woman is always a challenge. There are many reasons immigration authorities reject you, but sometimes it's simply because they don't seem to understand who we are.
Categories: International News

Uncertainty in Afghanistan

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:01
Afghanistan has been thrown into political turmoil after a months-long dispute between two presidential candidates prevented a successor to outgoing President Hamid Karzai being named.
Categories: International News

24 selfies of the week

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:53
Categories: International News

Rhinos on a plane

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:38
It's been a bad year for the African rhino, particularly for those that call South Africa home.
Categories: International News

Whisky worth a fortune

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:38
The whisky glows like a candle in the bottom of the glass. Its aroma is rich, deep, musky, inviting. But dare I take a sip?
Categories: International News

 

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