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Russia hit with more sanctions

3 hours 20 min ago
The United States and European Union officials agreed Tuesday to ratchet up economic pressure on Russia as fighting escalated in Ukraine.
Categories: International News

Report: Many killed, hurt in China terror attack

3 hours 50 min ago
A gang wielding knives and axes attacked civilians, a police station, government offices and smashed vehicles, China's state-run Xinhua news agency reported Tuesday, citing local police.
Categories: International News

Hamas rejects Palestinian cease-fire call

3 hours 54 min ago
Hamas on Tuesday rejected a call from Palestinian leadership in the West Bank for a 24-hour truce to halt the bloodshed in Gaza.
Categories: International News

Liberia closes borders to stop Ebola

5 hours 10 min ago
The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history continues to plague West Africa as leaders scramble to stop the virus from spreading.
Categories: International News

'Apparent stowaway' body found in wheel well

5 hours 11 min ago
The body of an "apparent stowaway" was found Sunday night in the wheel well of a U.S. Air Force C-130 that landed at the Ramstein Air Base in Germany, Pentagon spokesman Adm. John Kirby said Tuesday.
Categories: International News

Could this solve world hunger?

6 hours 4 min ago
Palm weevils. To look at, these tiny bugs are relatively unassuming, perhaps even slightly creepy to the insect-adverse. To Mohammed Ashour, however, they are the solution to many of the ills facing the developing world. The humble palm weevil could potentially eradicate world hunger and malnutrition, it could lift whole communities out of poverty, and bring down global C02 levels. For a creature measuring just a few inches in length, that's a lot of power.
Categories: International News

Suspect in museum shooting extradited to Belgium

9 hours 19 min ago
The suspect in the deadly shooting at Belgium's Jewish Museum was extradited from France to Belgium, a French court official said Tuesday.
Categories: International News

U.S.: Russia violated treaty

10 hours 40 min ago
The U.S. is accusing Russia of violating a 1987 missile treaty. CNN's Elise Labott has more.
Categories: International News

Sewol ferry survivors testify

11 hours 2 min ago
Lines of police surrounded a courthouse as student survivors of the Sewol ferry disaster gave evidence in their hometown of Ansan, South Korea, on Monday.
Categories: International News

China's tainted meat scandal explained

11 hours 3 min ago
McDonald's restaurants in many Chinese cities have been eerily quiet this past week.
Categories: International News

2nd Air Algerie 'black box' found

11 hours 3 min ago
France has declared a three-day mourning period to commemorate the victims of the Air Algerie Flight 5017 crash, French President Francois Hollande declared on Saturday.
Categories: International News

Another relative of Afghan President Karzai killed

11 hours 4 min ago
A cousin of Afghan President Hamid Karzai died in a bombing Tuesday, a provincial spokesman said, marking the latest killing of a Karzai relative.
Categories: International News

MH17 investigators delayed again

11 hours 8 min ago
The Dutch PM has called on the president of Ukraine to "please stop the fighting." CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
Categories: International News

China announces probe into former domestic security czar

11 hours 21 min ago
After months of intense political rumors, China's ruling Communist Party announced Tuesday an official probe into a retired senior leader for suspected "serious disciplinary violation."
Categories: International News

Stunning maps of the moon

13 hours 51 min ago
Man has been mapping the moon for hundreds of years. Here are some of the most eye-catching creations.
Categories: International News

Time to test Ebola vaccines?

15 hours 3 min ago
Ebola virus disease is sweeping across West Africa in the largest outbreak of the virus to date. Mortality rates are currently at 60% in a disease where up to 90% of infected people can die. But despite this lethality there remain no licensed treatments or vaccines available, nearly 40 years after the disease was first discovered.
Categories: International News

Security Council eyes Gaza cease-fire

17 hours 54 min ago
With more than 1,000 people killed in the Israel-Hamas conflict, the U.N. Security Council held an emergency midnight meeting early Monday and announced "strong support ... for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in Gaza.
Categories: International News

Militants in Syria put victims' heads on poles

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:21pm
In some of the most gruesome images yet to emerge from the latest mass violence in Syria, videos show militants raising their victims' severed heads on poles.
Categories: International News

Fighting stalls MH17 retrieval plans

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:05pm
Uncertainty hangs over an international effort to retrieve human remains from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 as fighting rages in eastern Ukraine.
Categories: International News

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