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Police: Texts from trapped survivors fake

8 hours 23 min ago
Disgust, anger and shock greeted statements from South Korean authorities that texts from survivors trapped inside the stricken ferry were fake.
Categories: International News

Most endangered species in Africa

8 hours 26 min ago
Africa is home to much unique wildlife, but many of its iconic species are threatened. Find out more about its most endangered animals.
Categories: International News

Drone strike in Yemen kills suspected al Qaeda militants

8 hours 49 min ago
A drone strike in Yemen killed at least 15 people on Saturday, including 12 suspected al Qaeda militants, three Yemeni Defense Ministry officials told CNN.
Categories: International News

4 French journalists freed after 10 months in Syria

9 hours 10 min ago
Four French journalists who had been held hostage in Syria for 10 months have been released, the French President's office said Saturday.
Categories: International News

Death toll rises in Mount Everest avalanche

9 hours 12 min ago
Another Sherpa guide died in Friday's Mount Everest avalanche, bringing the death toll to 13, a Nepalese government official said Saturday.
Categories: International News

Official: Flight 370 search to intensify

10 hours 24 min ago
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 drastically changed course then soared to near its peak altitude, a senior Malaysian aviation source said -- adding yet another wrinkle to the enigma of the plane's last flight.
Categories: International News

Pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine defiant

10 hours 25 min ago
Pro-Russian separatists in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk dug in Friday despite an international deal aimed at being a key first step in resolving a crisis that has threatened to devolve into civil war.
Categories: International News

Pope Francis leads Good Friday service

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 21:23
Pope Francis on Friday evening was leading a service at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican to mark Good Friday, the most solemn day in the Christian calendar.
Categories: International News

12 dead in worst ever Everest avalanche

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 19:44
A high-altitude avalanche Friday killed 12 Sherpa guides and seriously wounded three in the single deadliest accident on Mount Everest, officials said.
Categories: International News

Stunning international Easter eggs

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 19:22
High-end Easter eggs are all the rage. See some of the most stunning creations from around the world
Categories: International News

Nigerian military retracts claim

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 13:35
In an embarrassing blow to its perception from an increasingly skeptical public, the Nigerian military Thursday retracted a report that nearly all the 129 school girls kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram militants had been released.
Categories: International News

Earthquake strikes Mexico

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 13:33
According to the USGS, the quake measured 7.5 magnitude and was centered north of Acapulco.
Categories: International News

7.2-magnitude earthquake strikes southern Mexico

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 13:16
A 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck southern Mexico's Guerrero state Friday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Categories: International News

Mother slaps, forgives son's killer

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:26
An Iranian mother slaps and then forgives her 17-year old son's murderer in dramatic scenes at the gallows.
Categories: International News

Africa's Oprah?

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 09:40
Oprah, if you're reading this, for goodness sake return this woman's calls. Ask your assistants if there's a box of yellowing fax messages lying around somewhere in Harpo Studios -- she sent you one daily for a while.
Categories: International News

Saudi Arabia plans 1 km tall tower

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:56
Dubai -- long champion of all things biggest, longest and most expensive -- will soon have some competition from neighboring Saudi Arabia.
Categories: International News

'Degenerate' art Hitler hated

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:49
Christiane Amanpour looks at an exhibit in New York of art the Nazis labeled 'degenerate,' with historian Simon Schama.
Categories: International News

Saudi veteran intel chief quits

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:48
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

Witness contradicts Pistorius

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:47
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

The origin of the Ebola virus

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:44
CNN's Isa Soares speaks with professor David Heymann, one of the people who first discovered the Ebola virus.
Categories: International News
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