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Journey to Gorkha reveals full reality of human catastrophe

CNN World - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 1:38am
The ride from Kathmandu to near the epicenter of Nepal's devastating earthquake is not for those who get easily carsick. Steep slopes and small winding roads through deep river valleys greet us as we make our way to a town where Nepalese and international medical teams are treating the injured, in much less than ideal circumstances.
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Six days on, teenager pulled alive from rubble but death toll tops 6,200

CNN World - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 1:38am
On Day Six of Nepal's tragedy, life triumphed as rescuers pulled an 15-year-old from the rubble of a multistory residential building in one of Kathmandu's hard-hit neighborhoods.
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At epicenter, nearly every village is destroyed

CNN World - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 10:45pm
CNN's Arwa Damon is making her way to the epicenter of the Nepal earthquake, where villages are only just beginning to see aid arrive.
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Villages near quake epicenter fend for themselves

CNN World - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 10:45pm
Nepalis in isolated quake-hit areas are tired of waiting for government and aid assistance. But some of their families are making the arduous trek to be with them amid the devastation. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.
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The Vietnam War

CNN World - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 9:26pm
A timeline of the Vietnam War in words and pictures.
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Who's the world's sexiest woman?

CNN World - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 8:45pm
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Woman saved from damaged hotel

CNN World - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 7:35pm
A worker trapped by Saturday's deadly earthquake in Nepal has been rescued after spending five days in the quake-damaged hotel in which she worked.
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Iran accuses seized foreign ship of 'peculiar' activity

CNN World - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 5:37pm
A top Iranian official said Wednesday that a foreign cargo ship had been seized in the Persian Gulf because it had a history of "peculiar" activity.
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Opinion: Obama too desperate for an Iran deal?

CNN World - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 5:37pm
President Barack Obama tied himself to the mast of a nuclear deal with Iran even before he became the Democratic candidate for president. Reaching a good, solid agreement with Iran is a worthy, desirable goal. But the process has unfolded under the destructive influence of political considerations, weakening America's hand and strengthening Iran.
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The Saudi leadership shuffle

CNN World - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 2:33pm
With the announcement Interior Minister Prince Mohammed Bin Nayef becomes next in line to the Saudi throne, and the King's own son Defense Minister Prince Mohammed Bin Salman in line after him, Saudi Arabia's ruler King Salman has at a stroke modernized the face of the monarchy.
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When human smugglers offer discounts

CNN World - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 1:27pm
Smugglers lure Arab and African migrants by offering discounts to get onto overcrowded ships if people bring more potential passengers, a CNN investigation has revealed.
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Syria

CNN World - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 11:14am
Syria is a Middle Eastern country sharing a border with Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Iraq and Turkey. The Syrian uprising began in March 2011. As of August 2014, more than 191,000 Syrians have been killed, according to the United Nations.
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A hero for gorillas -- and poachers

CNN World - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 8:24am
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Baby boy pulled from rubble

CNN World - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 8:20am
At least 22 hours after the earthquake struck Nepal, a miracle emerged from the rubble. CNN has obtained these powerful images showing a four-month-old boy being rescued by the Nepalese Army.
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Tent City feels permanent

CNN World - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 6:56am
The sprawling tent city in Kathmandu's Ratna Park feels less like a temporary solution and more like a permanent residence with each passing day.
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