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Remembering a Sri Lankan town wiped away by tsunami

6 hours 14 min ago
A dozen young children chatter and giggle around me, taking my pad and pen to write down their addresses very carefully. This way, they tell me, I'll know where to send help.
Categories: International News

Algeria terror group leader behind beheading killed

6 hours 15 min ago
The leader of an Algerian terror group that beheaded French hiker Herve Gourdel in late September was killed in a military operation, the state-run Algeria Press Service reports.
Categories: International News

What's missing in the uproar?

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 11:41pm
After days of caving, counter-caving, threats, U-turns, investigations and pontifications, it's hard to know which way's up anymore with Sony, "The Interview" and North Korea.
Categories: International News

Tiger Woods targets return to form

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 11:32pm
The Tiger will be back on the prowl in 2015 -- and that's according to the man himself.
Categories: International News

Nigeria's floating community

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 11:26pm
Born and raised in the floating slum of Makoko in the Nigerian city of Lagos, Sulayman Afose is building a reputation as a photographic chronicler of the community.
Categories: International News

China censors Sony hack news

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 11:20pm
Censorship is a part of daily life in China. News articles are erased from online search engines, social media sites like Facebook and Twitter are banned, and CNN is routinely blacked out for Chinese viewers.
Categories: International News

$14m car found under magazines?

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 11:09pm
60 luxury cars worth millions were found in Western France and are scheduled to be auctioned off.
Categories: International News

5 ways to decode a TripAdvisor review

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 10:18pm
Know before you go -- what testy, deceitful and placating head cases some user-reviewers can be.
Categories: International News

Nut scandal exec faces arrest

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 10:15pm
South Korean prosecutors are seeking an arrest warrant for the former Korean Air executive Heather Cho who sparked outrage by kicking a flight attendant off a plane for serving macadamia nuts the wrong way.
Categories: International News

Strikes kill second ISIS governor of Mosul this month

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 6:49pm
The latest ISIS-appointed governor of Mosul was killed in coalition airstrikes on Thursday, according to Iraqi police.
Categories: International News

WWI Xmas truce: Fact or fiction?

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 3:23pm
It's a story which has captured the imagination of the English Premier League and persuaded one UK retailer to use it for its Christmas TV advert -- but did rival armies really turn the World War I killing fields into a football field?
Categories: International News

Santa sightings around the world

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 2:19pm
Categories: International News

Millions in banknotes spill from van

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 2:12pm
Last minute shoppers in Hong Kong were treated to a Christmas Eve cash grab Wednesday when nearly $2 million spilled from a money transport van into the street.
Categories: International News

Woman freed after drug probe nightmare

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 1:57pm
American traveler Stacey Addison says she was detained for months in East Timor because she unwittingly shared a taxi with a stranger carrying drugs. Now she's out of jail -- and a guest of a former East Timor leader.
Categories: International News

All the pope wants for Christmas is ...

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 1:56pm
Pope Francis says "there are so many tears this Christmas." He used his annual Christmas message to call for an end to the "brutal persecution" in Iraq and Syria.
Categories: International News

Israeli child severely burned in Molotov cocktail attack

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 1:39pm
An 11-year-old Israeli girl is being treated for severe burns after a Molotov cocktail was hurled into the car she was riding in Thursday in a West Bank settlement community, national EMS provider Magen David Adom said.
Categories: International News

Panda cub gets shock of her life

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 1:21pm
Bao Bao did a no-no and the shock sent her scrambling up a tree.
Categories: International News

U.S. says ISIS did not down plane

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 10:33am
For the first time since an international coalition began striking ISIS, one of its pilots has been taken captive by the Islamist extremist group.
Categories: International News

Now you can stay at 'Downton Abbey'

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 8:46am
Downton Abbey, with its snooty aristocrats and even snootier butlers, has never been somewhere for the likes of us.
Categories: International News

Al-Shabaab raids Somalia's largest African Union base

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 8:45am
Somalia's militant Islamist group Al-Shabaab raided the country's largest military base for African Union troops on Thursday, detonating a car bomb at the entrance before engaging in a firefight with troops, a spokesman for the group said.
Categories: International News

 

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