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Nobel Prize winner combed ancient texts for malaria cure

CNN World - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 3:00pm
In the turmoil of China's Cultural Revolution, scientist Tu Youyou joined a covert mission to find a cure for malaria.

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The week in 32 photos

CNN World - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:30pm

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Where in the world?

CNN World - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:30pm
Travel Photo of the Day

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2016 Olympics: 27 Games in 27 images

CNN World - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:29pm
The countdown to Rio 2016 is under way -- the 28th Olympic Games begin on August 5 next year. Here we take a look back at the previous 27.

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U.S. sees Russia readying ground campaign in Syria

CNN World - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 10:09am
The latest U.S. assessment of Moscow's activity in western Syria indicates Russia has moved several ground combat weapons and troops into the area to potentially back up Syrian forces in the field planning to attack anti-regime forces, according to two U.S. defense officials.

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It's not just the women who are terrorized

CNN World - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 9:01am
"Goodbye," a woman dressed in a black shawl murmured in Kurdish, as she kissed the outstretched hand of an elderly cleric.

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Life for Yazidi refugee children

CNN World - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 9:01am
The Sharia Camp in Dohuk, Iraq houses 18,575 people in 4000 tents. It opened in 2014 and includes four schools -- two Arabic, two Kurdish. Many residents have escaped from their home in Sinjar after ISIS invaded and captured many Yazidis.

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Restaurant and Bar Design Awards

CNN World - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 8:16am
The Jane restaurant in Antwerp and Dandelyan bar in London took top prizes at the 2015 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards, now in its seventh year.

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Discovering India's ancient stepwells

CNN World - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 8:11am
Victoria Lautman's travels sound like something straight out of an Indiana Jones movie. Armed with a humble little point-and-shoot camera ("Well, I'm sliding in horrible pits, I need to be able to hold it in my teeth") the Chicago-based adventure-journalist travels across India hunting for ancient, unexplored ruins.

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Deadly Typhoon Mujigae hits China, setting off tornadoes

CNN World - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 8:08am
At least 11 people have been killed and four others are missing after an unexpectedly strong typhoon slammed into the southern coast of China, unleashing deadly tornadoes in the region, state media reported.

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ISIS, al Qaeda, al Nusra need theological challenge, report says

CNN World - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 8:06am
The extremist groups ISIS, al Qaeda and al Nusra share nearly identical ideologies, and challenging their interpretation of Islam is critical to their defeat, a new report says.

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