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Cartoonists convicted for insulting Turkey's President

CNN World - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 8:21am
A court in Turkey this week sentenced two cartoonists to 11 months and 20 days in prison for insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Soon after, the court changed the jail sentence to a fine of 7,000 Turkish lira or about $2,700 each.
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Homeless invited to tour the Vatican

CNN World - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 8:21am
The Vatican City is accustomed to welcoming millions of visitors to its grounds each year, but Thursday a very special tour group got a look inside.
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How to guard against the threat from pilots

CNN World - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:44am
Since the September 11 hijackings 14 years ago, improvements to aviation security have had a strong focus on keeping intruders out of the cockpit.
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Your 6 key plane crash questions answered

CNN World - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:41am
When we asked our viewers to tweet their questions about the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525, we received hundreds of responses. We put them to our experts and here are answers to six of the most interesting ones.
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The week in 41 photos

CNN World - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:41am
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Prosecutor: Co-pilot 'activated the descent' while alone

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 8:07pm
A 28-year-old German national who was co-piloting Germanwings Flight 9525 apparently deliberately crashed the plane this week, killing 144 passengers and six crew members including himself, officials said Thursday.
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Saudi Arabia launches airstrikes in Yemen

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 6:32pm
Saudi Arabia and allied warplanes on Thursday launched airstrikes and threatened ground troops against rebels in Yemen, inserting itself into its southern neighbor's civil war and potentially opening up a broader sectarian conflict in the Middle East.
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U.S.-led coalition bombs ISIS in Tikrit

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 5:50pm
U.S.-led warplanes continued to hammer ISIS positions around the pivotal Iraqi battleground city of Tikrit, stepping in at the Iraqi Prime Minister's request to get at what a spokesman called "difficult targets."
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Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, 28, was a German national

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 5:33pm
The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 purposely crashed the plane into the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board, officials say.
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8-minute descent to death

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 3:27pm
For the 150 people on board Germanwings Flight 9525, they were the last eight minutes of their lives.
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Mob killing sparks #JusticeForFarkhunda movement

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 12:40pm
The vicious mob killing of an Afghan woman has sparked protests in her country and a global movement demanding justice, complete with its own hashtag.
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20 stunning cliffside beaches

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 12:35pm
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5 cases of death by pilot

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 12:29pm
The final moments of Germanwings Flight 9525, as described by a French prosecutor, are chilling.
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Japan unveils largest warship since World War II

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:28am
Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) has taken delivery of the Izumo, the largest Japanese military vessel to see service since World War II.
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One Direction singer's departure breaks the internet

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:05am
Watch One Direction fans sob after Zayn quits. CNN's Jeanne Moos rounds up the best of the tears and jeers.
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Car-sized killer newt fossil discovered

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:03am
A team of paleontologists has discovered fossil remains of amphibians the size of a small car with toothy jaws like "a toilet seat."
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How do cockpit lock controls work?

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:21am
Aviation experts David Soucie and Justin Green explain how the locking mechanism worked for the the cockpit of Germanwings Flight 9525.
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CEO: Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz 100% fit to fly

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:21am
Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr talks about the background of Germanwings Flight 9525 co-pilot Andreas Lubitz.
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Chilling video: ISIS recruits Afghans

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:16am
Concerns are growing about how ISIS may expand into Afghanistan as CNN films a recruiter looking for fighters.
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