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Venezuelan ex-general held

2 hours 24 min ago
A retired Venezuelan military general wanted in the United States for alleged drug-trafficking ties was arrested in Aruba in a case that could further strain U.S.-Venezuela relations.
Categories: International News

Security Council eyes Gaza cease-fire

2 hours 27 min ago
With more than 1,000 people killed in the Israel-Hamas conflict, the U.N. Security Council held an emergency meeting early Monday and announced "strong support ... for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in Gaza.
Categories: International News

Militants in Syria put victims' heads on poles

4 hours 7 min ago
In some of the most gruesome images yet to emerge from the latest mass violence in Syria, videos show militants raising their victims' severed heads on poles.
Categories: International News

Family's one last photo aboard MH17

4 hours 26 min ago
Dave Hally took one last photo of his wife and 4-year-old daughter before takeoff for their dream vacation aboard MH17. Erin Mclaughlin reports.
Categories: International News

Second American infected with Ebola

5 hours 49 min ago
A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for.
Categories: International News

Teen gets 232 'teeth' removed

7 hours 21 min ago
A teenager in India, who had more than 200 "teeth" growing in his mouth due to a benign dental tumor, has had them removed.
Categories: International News

Boko Haram blamed in abduction of Cameroonian official's wife

7 hours 22 min ago
Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram Islamists on Sunday abducted the wife of the Cameroonian deputy prime minister in a dawn attack on his home village of Kolofata, north of the area where they also kidnapped a local chief and his family, residents and security sources said.
Categories: International News

Student survivors of Sewol ferry disaster testify at trial

7 hours 52 min ago
Lines of police surrounded a courthouse as student survivors of the Sewol ferry disaster gave evidence in their hometown of Ansan, South Korea, on Monday.
Categories: International News

Girl accused of decapitation

8 hours 6 min ago
A 16-year-old Japanese girl has been arrested in Sasebo, Nagasaki prefecture, on suspicion of murdering a fellow student. Police confirmed that the alleged attacker also dismembered her victim's body.
Categories: International News

The Great War turns 100

8 hours 17 min ago
100 years ago, Austria-Hungry declared war on Serbia leading to the first World War. CNN's Max Foster has more.
Categories: International News

No beef or chicken at Chinese McDonald's

8 hours 17 min ago
McDonald's restaurants in some of China's biggest cities are running out of beef and chicken products due to a recall.
Categories: International News

Pilot, air traffic control's heated spat

8 hours 18 min ago
Hear the testy exchange between a Delta pilot and an air traffic controller. CNN's Michaela Pereira has more.
Categories: International News

Fighting stalls MH17 retrieval plans

8 hours 20 min ago
Uncertainty hangs over an international effort to retrieve human remains from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 as fighting rages in eastern Ukraine.
Categories: International News

SWAT team storms plane in Toronto

8 hours 22 min ago
When Sadegh Shahi heard reports about a SWAT team armed to the teeth storming onto a Sunwing Airlines flight to arrest a passenger, he thought to himself, "it's probably my son."
Categories: International News

2nd 'black box' found from Air Algerie crash in Mali: U.N.

8 hours 23 min ago
France has declared a three-day mourning period to commemorate the victims of the Air Algerie Flight 5017 crash, French President Francois Hollande declared on Saturday.
Categories: International News

World's most beautiful piers

15 hours 30 min ago
"Bridges to nowhere" to some, architectural icons and centers of entertainment for others; these jetties are worth visiting.
Categories: International News

Security pact reached for MH17 investigators

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 22:59
Malaysia has secured an agreement with pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine to allow a group of international police to enter the MH17 crash area to provide protection for international crash investigators, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's office said Sunday.
Categories: International News

Source: At least 5 killed in Nigeria suicide blast

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 15:54
A suicide bomber in Nigeria killed at least five people on Sunday in an attack on a church in the city of Kano, a local resident told CNN. There was no immediate claim of responsibility.
Categories: International News

Hamas agrees to daylong cease-fire

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 14:33
Not long after Israel resumed its offensive in Gaza on Sunday, Hamas said it agreed to a 24-hour U.N.-mediated cease-fire.
Categories: International News

British, U.S. diplomats out of Libya as militia fighting rages

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 14:06
A convoy of British diplomats made it safely into Tunisia from Libya despite an attack on its vehicles Sunday, British officials said.
Categories: International News
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