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American missionary kidnapped in Nigeria

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 12:46pm
An American missionary in Nigeria has been kidnapped in what authorities call a "purely criminal" act.
Categories: International News

Qatar 2022 World Cup final won't ruin Christmas

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 11:08am
The 2022 World Cup should be played in November and December, but don't worry -- the final won't ruin your Christmas holidays.
Categories: International News

World's best rail network?

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 11:04am
Germans are known to gripe about many things: taxes, politics, Oktoberfest.
Categories: International News

New Zealand confirms Iraq troop deployment

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 11:03am
New Zealand joins the anti-ISIS coalition, with Prime Minister John Key telling lawmakers Monday 143 personnel were deploying to Iraq in a non-combat role.
Categories: International News

8 killed in Czech restaurant shooting

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 10:51am
Eight victims are dead after a shooting at a restaurant in the town of Uhersky Brod, in the eastern Czech Republic near Zlin, a Czech Interior Ministry spokesman said Tuesday.
Categories: International News

Angry relatives wait for news after deadly ferry crash

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 10:51am
Scores of anxious and angry people waited on the bank of the Padma River on Monday, a day after a deadly ferry accident, amid concerns that some of the bodies have been swept away by currents.
Categories: International News

An unusual semisecret British trial

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 9:39am
British prosecutors have started a second attempt to convict a man of terrorism after he was caught with bomb-making directions, in a highly unusual case being heard partly in secret.
Categories: International News

YouTube star campaigns for same-sex adoption rights

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 8:31am
A teen raised by two mothers is on a crusade for same-sex adoption right in Colombia. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
Categories: International News

ISIS capital in Syria is 'like a big prison'

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 8:27am
It's not hard to get into Raqqa. The problem, one prominent activist tells CNN, is getting out.
Categories: International News

Pyongyang bans foreign runners from marathon

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 8:26am
North Korea has barred foreign participants from the Mangyongdae Prize Marathon, held in the capital, Pyongyang.
Categories: International News

Online war fought war against ISIS, other groups

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 3:40pm
A campaign started this month is the latest volley in a fierce battle being fought online between the French government and jihadist groups for the lives of the country's youth. FULL STORY
Categories: International News

Jerusalem's mayor arrests suspected attacker

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 10:37am
When Jerusalem's mayor saw a commotion on the street, he and his bodyguard jumped in to arrest a suspected assailant, he said.
Categories: International News

iPhone stolen in New York, found in China

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 9:35am
CNN's John Vause talks with Matt Stopera who found his stolen iPhone in China, when photos of a man dubbed "Brother Orange" started showing up on his feed.
Categories: International News

The planet you've never heard of

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 9:33am
Way out beyond Mars, but before you get to Jupiter, is a "planet" called Ceres. CNN's Rachel Crane reports.
Categories: International News

The name ISIS hates to be called

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 9:31am
We know them as ISIS or ISIL. But there's another name the group hates -- so much they've threatened to cut out the tongue of anyone who uses it.
Categories: International News

Yellow dust blankets Seoul

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 9:29am
South Korean officials issue health warnings as hazardous levels of yellow dust blanket parts of the country. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports
Categories: International News

Yemen's Hadi flees capital, plans to withdraw resignation

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 9:29am
Deposed Yemeni President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi escaped house arrest in the Yemeni capital early Saturday and fled to the southern province of Aden, where he is expected to withdraw his resignation in a televised speech in the next 24 hours, two of his advisers said.
Categories: International News

The week in 30 photos

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 9:01am
Categories: International News

The Dalai Lama: Tibet's spiritual leader

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 9:00am
Although he describes himself as a simple Buddhist monk, the Dalai Lama has been called one of the world's most influential people.
Categories: International News
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