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5 key issues for next Israeli prime minister

Sun, 03/15/2015 - 11:11am
Israel's next prime minister -- whether incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu or Labor Party leader Isaac Herzog -- will be faced with a myriad of international and domestic crises amid deepening tensions with the United States, it's closest ally. Here are five key issues waiting in the new leader's inbox after Tuesday's election.
Categories: International News

Ferry capsizes off Myanmar

Sun, 03/15/2015 - 11:10am
Twenty-one people are dead and 21 missing after a ferry capsized Friday night in Myanmar, the southeast Asian nation's Ministry of Information said in a statement.
Categories: International News

Stunt planes crash in Malaysia

Sun, 03/15/2015 - 11:09am
A pair of Indonesian military jets crashed Sunday in Langkawi, Malaysia, after they collided during a practice session for an upcoming airshow, Malaysia's official Bernama news service reported.
Categories: International News

Storm flattened homes, scattered trees

Sun, 03/15/2015 - 11:07am
Aid workers described scenes of extensive devastation in the capital Port Vila and are worried there's even more destruction in areas that haven't been heard from yet.
Categories: International News

"Unbelievable destruction' in Vanuatu

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 12:30pm
A Category 5 cyclone hit the tiny island nation with winds gusting to 200 mph. At least six are dead and aid workers fear there are more fatalities. Some areas haven't been heard from.
Categories: International News

Boko Haram bomb factory found

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:45am
Nigerian troops discovered a Boko Haram bomb factory this week after they seized a northern town from the extremists, the military said.
Categories: International News

ISIS blows up Iraqi army HQ

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:44am
More than 40 Iraqi soldiers were killed when ISIS blew up the Iraqi army headquarters near Ramadi in Iraq's western Anbar province, an Anbar provincial leader told CNN, as the battle continues for control of key cities in Iraq.
Categories: International News

Obama, Netanyahu spat seeps into Israeli election

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:43am
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will face voters on Tuesday, just two weeks after he took a major political gamble by giving a controversial speech to the U.S. Congress against the Obama administration's wishes.
Categories: International News

Here's how you can help Vanuatu

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:42am
Just as meteorologists feared, Tropical Cyclone Pam has pummeled the island nation of Vanuatu. It is the strongest storm to make landfall since the devastating Super Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines in 2013. Aid workers on the ground are reporting massive destruction. The Australian Red Cross said via Twitter that "humanitarian needs will be enormous. Many people have lost their homes. Shelter, food and water (are) urgent priorities" in Port Vila. If you would like to contribute to the efforts of those in place to help the victims of this storm, please check out one of the groups listed below. They are all poised and ready to start helping once it is safe to do so.
Categories: International News

Tourist killed after boat hits whale

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:35am
A Canadian tourist was killed after a small inflatable tour boat collided with a whale off the coast of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, authorities said Thursday.
Categories: International News

Video shows missing UK teens

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:35am
A video purportedly shows three British schoolgirls preparing to cross the Turkish border last month into Syria, where the teens are believed to have traveled to join ISIS, the Reuters news service reported Friday.
Categories: International News

100 inches of snow -- in 18 hours

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:34am
The next time the people of Capracotta, Italy, hear the folks in Boston complain about a snow season of more than 100 inches, they'll be like: "That's nice. We've been known to get that much in one day."
Categories: International News

Francis: I'll be Pope about 5 years

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:32am
Pope Francis, who succeeded a resigning pontiff just two years ago, told a Mexican television network that he expects his pontificate will be brief.
Categories: International News

Taming ISIS on Twitter

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:31am
One of the most pernicious phrases in the debate over how to counter extremist use of social media is "whack-a-mole."
Categories: International News

Rumors swirl about Putin's health

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:31am
Russian President Vladimir Putin appeared in a series of photos released by the Kremlin on Friday after a week in which canceled engagements led to speculation over his health.
Categories: International News

Dare to cross the world's most dangerous footbridge

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 2:20pm
Closed for over a decade, a trail that's been described as "the world's most dangerous path" will no longer be off limits to the public thanks to a massive reconstruction project.
Categories: International News

Seal pup kiss photo melts hearts

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 2:08pm
Categories: International News

Video shows missing teens at Turkey-Syria border

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 1:30pm
Video purportedly shows three ISIS-bound British schoolgirls in Gaziantep, Turkey, near the border with Syria. CNN's Atika Shubert reports.
Categories: International News

'Vanuatu Monster' makes direct hit on island

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 1:07pm
Tropical Cyclone Pam, one of the strongest storms seen in the South Pacific in years, is churning towards the country of Vanuatu and triggering storm warnings in other island nations.
Categories: International News
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