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Hong Kong protests draw crowds on China's National Day

2 hours 2 min ago
Hong Kongers marked China's National Day in unprecedented fashion Wednesday, as huge crowds of pro-democracy protesters thronged the streets of the Asian financial hub for what is shaping up as a critical day in the territory's "Umbrella Revolution."
Categories: International News

Australian aircraft support action against ISIS

2 hours 3 min ago
A day after Britain's military launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq, the question is who will be next to join the U.S.-led coalition in its air campaign against the extremists who have seized a swath of Iraq and Syria.
Categories: International News

ISIS closes in on Kurdish town in Syria; Turkey debates sending troops

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:18
Shortly after ISIS claimed to have carried out attacks within miles of Baghdad, police officials confirmed Tuesday that the ISIS militants had struck Iraqi military checkpoints on the southern outskirts of the capital during the weekend.
Categories: International News

Dark art from golf's glamour girl

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 15:17
Her artwork is dark, bold and often sombre, with black figures and sinister skulls splattered across the canvasses.
Categories: International News

World loses over half its wildlife

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 13:29
The world's animal population has halved in 40 years as humans put unsustainable demands on Earth, a new report warns.
Categories: International News

Once-massive Aral Sea dries up to almost nothing

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 13:09
The Aral Sea was once the world's fourth-largest lake. Now much of it is a vast toxic desert straddling the borders of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, two former Soviet states in central Asia.
Categories: International News

Australia police arrest man accused of funding U.S. fighter in Syria

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:54
Australian police arrested a 23-year-old man in Melbourne on Tuesday on suspicion of funding a U.S. citizen who went to fight in Syria.
Categories: International News

40,000 migrant deaths worldwide

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:31
Every day, refugees and migrants risk their lives as they seek a new life. Now, a new report from the International Organization for Migration has put a figure to the number of victims: at least 40,000 deaths since 2000.
Categories: International News

Europe's newest front line vs. ISIS: Spanish town in North Africa

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:25
A morning thunderstorm has left the waste ground outside Melilla's compound for migrants and refugees slick with orange mud. Hanging around under overcast skies, a knot of men -- unshaven and dressed in a motley collection of T-shirts -- watch a convoy of Spanish military vehicles rumble by.
Categories: International News

What a shot! 38 sports photos

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 06:39
Categories: International News

Europe's most dangerous border?

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 06:20
Syrian refugees flee to the Spanish territory of Melilla, and there are fears ISIS has too. CNN's Nima Elbagir reports.
Categories: International News

Five more bodies found on Japan's Mount Ontake after eruption

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 16:49
Five more lifeless bodies have been found on the slopes of Japan's Mount Ontake, bringing the total number of presumed dead in a volcanic eruption Saturday to 36.
Categories: International News

Hong Kong protesters' tech tactics

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 16:16
Armed with top-of-the-line phones on some of the world's fastest mobile networks, Hong Kong's young protesters organize at a lightning pace older generations of activists could have only dreamed of.
Categories: International News

Hong Kong protesters dig in

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 15:39
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters remained camped out on major highways in the heart of Hong Kong on Monday, defying government attempts to both coerce and cajole them into giving up their extraordinary demonstration.
Categories: International News

Solar plane to fly around the world

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 15:15
The sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 will make a record-breaking trip around the world. It will all start with Abu Dhabi
Categories: International News

11 climate change effects

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 15:14
Categories: International News

The man behind Kim, Rihanna's style

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 15:14
He count's Kim Kardashian, Kendall and Rihanna among his "Balmain army" and he's not even 30 yet. Meet Olivier Rousteing, the fashion prodigy who merges hip hop with couture.
Categories: International News

Qatar's Emir: We don't fund terrorists

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 14:48
In his first-ever interview as the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani defended his country against allegations of funding terrorism and pledged support for the fight against ISIS for the long haul.
Categories: International News

Africa's top young entrepreneurs

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 14:43
Africa, where 70% of the population is under the age of 30, is buzzing with business ideas and innovative spirit -- but who are the continent's brightest young entrepreneurs?
Categories: International News

 

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