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Scottish independence poll: Yes

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 8:31pm
With less than two weeks to go until Scotland's referendum, polls suggest an increase in those favoring independence from the United Kingdom, with one survey for the first time putting the "yes" vote ahead.
Categories: International News

African Union soldiers raped, exploited Somali women, girls

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 8:28pm
African Union soldiers stationed in Somalia have raped and sexually exploited women and girls on their military bases, Human Rights Watch alleges in a new report.
Categories: International News

China's burgeoning hip-hop scene

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 7:43pm
For the first time, China's most popular outdoor music festival boasted a stage exclusively for rap and hip-hop.
Categories: International News

How did Briton become suicide bomber in Syria?

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 1:23pm
Abdul Waheed Majeed first hit the headlines in 1982. A faded clipping from his hometown newspaper in Crawley, just outside London, carried a photo of the then 10-year-old clutching his pet cat "Billy." The full-page report, titled "Cat On A Hot Roof" told how young Majeed raced into the burning wreckage of his mother's corner store and rescued his furry friend.
Categories: International News

Michael Schumacher out of hospital, 'difficult road' still ahead

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 10:54am
Former F1 champion Michael Schumacher has been discharged from a Swiss hospital and is returning to his home, where he'll continue his recovery from head injuries suffered in a skiing accident last year, his spokeswoman said Tuesday.
Categories: International News

Subway explosion in Chile injures 14

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 10:19am
An explosion at a subway station in Santiago, Chile, injured 14 people Monday, authorities said Tuesday.
Categories: International News

15 of world's most epic churches

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 9:59am
Photographer Christoph Morlinghaus takes us on a grand tour of the very best Modernist religious architecture in Form/Faith.
Categories: International News

Flooding death toll rises in South Asia

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 9:59am
Hundreds have been killed in flooding from intense monsoon rains across India and Pakistan. CNN's Ravi Agrawal reports.
Categories: International News

Abu Dhabi's new super mall

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 9:10am
On a man-made island in the Middle East, the world's newest super mall sits empty -- for now.
Categories: International News

U.S. may have ID'd Foley's executioner

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 8:53am
U.S. law enforcement officials believe they may have identified the masked man seen in the ISIS video of the killing of American journalist James Foley, two U.S. officials say.
Categories: International News

Relief efforts in India and Pakistan hampered by destroyed infrastructure

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 8:32am
A huge relief operation is continuing across northern India and into Pakistan in the wake of devastating floods that have killed hundreds of people and left tens of thousands more stranded.
Categories: International News

U.S. air marshal injected with unknown substance at Nigerian airport

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 8:27am
A U.S. air marshal was assaulted with a syringe containing an "unknown substance" at the Lagos, Nigeria, airport on Sunday, according to the FBI, which said it is investigating the incident.
Categories: International News

Why MH17 report avoids word 'missile'

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 7:42am
The report into Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 tells us that MH17 was brought down by "high energy objects" which were of "external causes" and never once uses the words missile. How can this be?
Categories: International News

'Spare heir' expected

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 7:36am
Britain's Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge are expected to become parents for a second time, Buckingham Palace says.
Categories: International News

Boy born with 4 legs, arms undergoes surgery

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 6:19am
A team of Ugandan doctors has successfully operated a three-month old boy who had been born with four legs and four arms.
Categories: International News

World's plastic surgery hub

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 11:02pm
Dr. Jason Diamond knows what it's like to be sought after. The Beverly Hills plastic surgeon -- first made famous by reality show "Dr. 90210" -- has operated on a range of A-list celebrities (though he declines to name them). Yet even he was unprepared for the clamor that met him when he first visited Dubai in what was meant to be a one-time gig as a guest surgeon.
Categories: International News

Obama's 'core coalition' won't defeat ISIS 'monster' without Mideast

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 6:33pm
A 10-nation group the Obama administration has gathered to fight ISIS could help, but more important will be the nations that surround the Islamist militant group's self-declared "caliphate," experts say.
Categories: International News

Ukraine prisoners of war released under ceasefire deal

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 3:28pm
Twenty Ukrainian prisoners of war have been released under the ceasefire between Kiev and pro-Russian rebels signed in Minsk, Belarus, last week, Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko said Monday.
Categories: International News

WHO doctor contracts Ebola virus

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 2:21pm
A World Health Organization doctor working in an Ebola treatment center in Sierra Leone has tested positive for the virus, the agency said Monday.
Categories: International News

N. Korea to 'judge' detained American

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 2:15pm
Matthew Todd Miller, an American being held in North Korea, has a September 14 judgment date, according to North Korean state news agency KCNA.
Categories: International News

 

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