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This parasite keeps millions poor

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:46am
One of the most debilitating medical conditions in sub-Saharan Africa isn't fatal. In fact, it's easily curable. The culprit is small, but its impact is big. The chigoe flea, more commonly known as a jigger, typically burrows itself into the feet and hands. It prevents millions of children from attending school, stops farmers from working their land, and makes walking all but unbearable.
Categories: International News

Sixth West African nation hit by Ebola

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:44am
The WHO sends additional medical experts to Mali to help it prevent the spread of Ebola after its first confirmed case, a spokesman says.
Categories: International News

Suspicious substance reported at Canadian Consulate in Istanbul

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 7:08am
Turkish authorities are investigating a suspicious substance at the Canadian Consulate in Istanbul, and unspecified security incidents also are being investigated at two other foreign consulates in Turkey's largest city, the country's emergency management agency said Friday.
Categories: International News

The week in 37 photos

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 6:49am
Categories: International News

Stir in Sweden's waters is over as search for vessel is called off

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 6:45am
Sweden's military feels certain there was an intruder, but it has called off the search for a mystery vessel in waters near Stockholm.
Categories: International News

Diwali celebrations light up India

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 5:38am
Around the world, Indians are celebrating the festival of lights with fireworks and candles. Here's a look at some of this week's India festivities.
Categories: International News

North Korea restricting tourism because of Ebola fears

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 5:27am
North Korea is closing its borders to international tourists due to concerns about Ebola, tour agencies specializing in the country were told.
Categories: International News

Rwanda reverses its decision to screen U.S. visitors for Ebola

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 5:27am
Rwanda will not be screening U.S. visitors for Ebola after all.
Categories: International News

Serbia and Albania punished by UEFA after drone brawl

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 5:05am
It was a night which evoked hatred of years past -- now both Serbia and Albania have been punished for their part in dramatic night of violence in Belgrade.
Categories: International News

Secret war threatens al Qaeda

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 9:23pm
Yemen is going through its greatest upheaval since protests erupted during the Arab Spring more than three years ago. Only this time, it's not a cry for democracy but a bitter sectarian battle for power -- pitching al Qaeda and other Sunni groups against Shia Houthi rebels.
Categories: International News

Mali confirms its first case of Ebola, Health Ministry says

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 9:22pm
A 2-year-old girl in Mali has been diagnosed with Ebola, making her the West African country's first confirmed case, health officials said Thursday.
Categories: International News

Heads line streets of ISIS capital

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 1:41pm
CNN's Nick Paton Walsh brings us a grim look at life under ISIS rule in Raqqa, Syria. (Warning: Disturbing images)
Categories: International News

Deal lets 200 fight against ISIS

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 1:34pm
A deal has been reached for 200 Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga forces to pass through Turkey to help Syrian Kurdish fighters in the besieged town of Kobani, just over the border in Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday.
Categories: International News

Man chisels out of elevator

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 1:28pm
A group in China escape from a stuck elevator thanks to one man and his trusty hammer. CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports.
Categories: International News

Stadium's glass falls toward girl

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 1:28pm
A little girl in Ukraine has survived a close call with a glass panel from a soccer stadium. Erin Hawksworth reports.
Categories: International News

Ex-mayor in Mexico suspect in case of 43 missing students

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 1:06pm
A former mayor is a "probable" suspect in the disappearance of 43 students who were kidnapped last month from Iguala, a small city in Guerrero state, Mexican authorities said.
Categories: International News

ISIS threatens priceless heritage

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:36pm
ISIS is threatening priceless cultural artifacts, particularly in the ancient city of Hatra, says the director of the Iraq National Museum in Baghdad.
Categories: International News

Clues to Stone Age mating

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:16am
DNA from a 45,000-year-old leg bone is giving scientists a better idea of when modern humans first started mating with Neanderthals.
Categories: International News

Canada shooting raises fears of ISIS tie

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:55am
After a gunman killed a reservist outside a war memorial in Ottawa and stormed into parliament, investigators are looking into the possibility that ISIS was behind the terror.
Categories: International News

What an Ebola survivor looks like

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:49am
Getty photographer John Moore took beautiful portraits of Ebola survivors
Categories: International News

 

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