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Kangaroos box in the street

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 1:43pm
Kangaroos jab and kick in a street brawl. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on two boomers coming to blows down under.
Categories: International News

Woman's drug probe nightmare ends

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 1:43pm
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

Remembering a Sri Lankan town wiped away by tsunami

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 1:08pm
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

Girl: Dad gave me to Boko Haram

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 12:59pm
One girl recounts how her father turned her over to Boko Haram and what happened when they told her she would die.
Categories: International News

Putin cancels holiday vacation

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 12:29pm
Vladimir Putin delivered a lump of coal in the Kremlin's stocking this year when he announced Thursday that he has canceled holiday vacations for members of the government.
Categories: International News

U.S. says ISIS did not down plane

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:57am
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

Al-Shabaab: Attack on base was revenge for U.S. airstrike

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:48am
Al-Shabaab said it attacked an African Union military base in Somalia on Thursday in retaliation for a U.S. airstrike that killed their leader near Barawe in September.
Categories: International News

Irish court allows end to pregnant woman's life support

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:29am
Ireland's Supreme Court ruled Friday doctors can withdraw life support in the case of a clinically dead woman who is 18 weeks pregnant as there is "no reasonable prospect" her unborn child will survive.
Categories: International News

Zakaria: Are moonshots worth it?

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:25am
Moonshots are exciting, inspiring. But they are also expensive -- and not all of them work out like Apollo 11. So are they worth it? Should we focus time, money and energy on these kinds of ambitious scientific projects?
Categories: International News

Indian 'army is going out with full intensity'

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 10:42am
Army, paramilitary and police troops have intensified counter-insurgency operations in Assam in the wake of Tuesday's tribal militant raid, which left at least 72 people killed in India's remote tea-producing state, a defense spokesman said.
Categories: International News

Suspected U.S. drone strikes hit militants in Pakistan

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 8:52am
A pair of suspected U.S. drone strikes on militant targets in Pakistan killed at least seven people, Pakistani intelligence sources said Friday.
Categories: International News

U.S. Army's biggest battle

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 7:05am
The U.S. Army calls World War II's Battle of the Bulge, a six-week campaign in the Ardennes Forest of Belgium that began on December 16, 1944, "arguably the greatest battle in American military history."
Categories: International News

The week in 22 photos

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 7:04am
CNN presents the week in photos.
Categories: International News

World's most colorful landscapes

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 6:56am
These eye-catching landscapes are among the world's most vivid. Some are completely natural, while others have been helped along by humans. It's no easy feat to reach many of these spots, but they're all worth a closer look.
Categories: International News

Airstrikes kill ISIS governor of Mosul

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 6:52am
The second ISIS-appointed governor of Mosul was killed in coalition airstrikes, Iraqi police say. He had been in office less than 25 days.
Categories: International News

PlayStation, Xbox users forced offline by hack

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 6:50am
It's getting there. Sony's PlayStation networks were still down; Xbox is mostly up, but some functions are limited, their service websites said early Friday.
Categories: International News

6 reasons to go to Greece in winter

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 6:42am
Greece is so closely linked to summer vacations that it rarely features in winter escape plans.
Categories: International News

Al-Shabaab raids Somalia's largest African Union base

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 1:06am
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

Algeria terror group leader behind beheading killed

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 12:05am
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

 

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