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Saudi Arabia

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:23am
Here's a look at what you need to know about Saudi Arabia, a large, oil-rich middle eastern country bordering Yemen, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Iraq, Jordan, the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf. Saudi Arabia is also home to Islam's holiest cities, Mecca and Medina.
Categories: International News

Yemen

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:23am
Here's some background information about Yemen, a country located on the southwestern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, sharing a border with Saudi Arabia and Oman.
Categories: International News

Writer: Violence the 'unofficial language' in South Africa

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:39am
Eusebius McKaiser, a South African writer and radio talk show host, speaks with Fred Pleitgen about the flaring xenophobic violence in his country.
Categories: International News

Solar-powered plane gets stuck in China

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:38am
The Solar Impulse 2, the experimental plane attempting to fly around the world without using a drop of fuel, has been grounded by the weather in China.
Categories: International News

Students run in fear as earthquake strikes

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:37am
Dramatic video shows Chinese students running into the streets as an earthquake rattles the building. CNN's Derek Van Dam reports.
Categories: International News

Thousands flee after South Africa mobs attack immigrants

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:20am
More than 2,000 people fled to South African police stations Thursday after mobs with machetes attacked immigrants in Durban, leaving at least five people dead, an aid group said.
Categories: International News

'I grabbed my children and ran'

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:17am
An endless stream of humanity, shell shocked, and exhausted. Parents cradle babies in blankets, some struggle under the weight of their belongings, some carry small plastic bags, while others nothing but the children clutching at their hands as families struggle to escape ISIS in Iraq.
Categories: International News

American woman wounded in Pakistan shooting

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:15am
An American citizen was wounded by gunfire Thursday as she drove from the medical school in Karachi, Pakistan, where she works, police said.
Categories: International News

The week in 40 photos

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:07am
Categories: International News

Mother's joy as teen son speaks for the first time

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 7:12am
When her son was diagnosed with autism, Ethiopian beautician Zemi Yenus didn't blink before giving it all up to help her child.
Categories: International News

Syria death toll doubles

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 7:10am
Would more people care about a perpetual massacre in someone else's country, if the death toll just about doubled in a year's time? Take Syria.
Categories: International News

Why migrants are dying in the thousands to reach Italy

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 6:05pm
A destination for the destitute, Sicily is the "promised land" for thousands of migrants and refugees making the desperate journey from North Africa to Europe's Mediterranean coast. More than 10,000 people have arrived from Libya since last weekend alone, according to the Italian Coast Guard.
Categories: International News

Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:01pm
Muslims who were among migrants trying to get from Libya to Italy in a boat this week threw 12 fellow passengers overboard -- killing them -- because the 12 were Christians, Italian police said Thursday.
Categories: International News

Coalition warplanes help stem ISIS' advance in Ramadi

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 1:50pm
Airstrikes from a U.S.-led coalition have helped contain ISIS' attacks on the key Iraqi city of Ramadi, but security forces there still need reinforcements, a provincial leader there said Thursday.
Categories: International News

Yemen hospital gives up counting the dead

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:27pm
The streets were empty but not quiet. Shelling began to boom through the Yemeni city of Aden on Thursday afternoon as we hurried back to board the boat that had brought us here from Djibouti.
Categories: International News

'I enter Europe or I die'

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:53am
Categories: International News

Interactive map: Nazi death camps

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:50am
The names of some Nazi concentration camps live in infamy: Bergen-Belsen, where Anne Frank died.
Categories: International News

Survivor returns to Auschwitz with a dream

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:50am
Menachem Bodner has been to Auschwitz three times:
Categories: International News

The 'cold call' Pope rings again

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:50am
Memo to journalists: When you write an open letter to the Pope, keep your cellphone charged. He may call to chat about it.
Categories: International News
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