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E-readers bring hope to schools

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 9:27am
Heaps of trash pile up for miles in Kibera, a district of Nairobi that houses nearly 1 million people and is one of the poorest slums in the world. Aluminum shanties fill the horizon, and an odor of urine cuts through the air. A man trots through the narrow, unpaved streets on a camel.
Categories: International News

Inside the Ebola 'quarantine zone'

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 8:47am
A red rope guarded by police marks the "quarantine line" around the West Point slum in the Liberian capital, Monrovia.
Categories: International News

Cartoon concubine courts favor

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 7:41am
A cartoon concubine is the latest effort to foster harmony in China's restive Xinjiang region.
Categories: International News

Israel blasts Gaza residential tower

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 7:29am
An Israeli airstrike blasted a residential tower in Gaza on Monday night.
Categories: International News

Quran page sells for $68,000

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 7:20am
Prepare for pangs of envy.
Categories: International News

Investigators cast doubt on rape claim in Indian teen-hanging case

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 7:18am
Two teenage girls, who were found hanging from a tree in northern India in May, were not raped as originally alleged, according to new forensic reports commissioned by federal investigators.
Categories: International News

Did a second ISIS militant kill James Foley?

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 7:17am
The shocking video of James Foley being beheaded in Syria has set off multiple investigations into the mystery of who killed the American journalist.
Categories: International News

What a shot! 40 sports photos

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 6:46am
Categories: International News

Ebola spreads beyond West Africa

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:26pm
Congo is reporting Ebola cases in a northern town, sparking fears that the deadly virus is expanding far beyond West Africa.
Categories: International News

American held in Syria for almost two years is released

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 1:37pm
An American journalist held in Syria by Islamist rebels for close to two years was released Sunday.
Categories: International News

'Groundbreaking' photo shoot

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 1:29pm
It was a fashion shoot that caught India's attention. Five survivors of acid attacks posed for portraits.
Categories: International News

Ukraine celebrates independence

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:33pm
Ukraine put on a display of military might to celebrate its independence day Sunday. Much of that military might will soon deploy to the conflict zone in the country's east to fight a pro-Russian insurgency.
Categories: International News

India's rice bucket challenge

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:23pm
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has morphed into a considerably warmer and drier alternative in India.
Categories: International News

Russia sanctions: Who's hit?

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:14pm
Categories: International News

35 moments frozen in time

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:14pm
Categories: International News

Player killed by thrown object during Algerian league game

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:03pm
A promising young Cameroonian soccer player was killed during a league match Saturday after allegedly being struck by a missile thrown from the crowd.
Categories: International News

Israeli airstrikes kill 16 in Gaza, Palestinian officials say

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:57am
An Israeli airstrike killed two children in Gaza on Sunday, the Palestinian health ministry said. The same day, the Israeli military said rockets from Syria hit various locations through the Golan Heights.
Categories: International News

China executes Tiananmen Square attack 'masterminds'

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:15am
China has executed eight people convicted of terrorism, including three for their roles in an attack in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in October, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported, citing local authorities.
Categories: International News

Syria ready to work with UN to fight terror

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:51am
ISIS fighters have seized control of a strategically important air base in Syria, tightening their grip on the northeastern region of the war-racked nation.
Categories: International News

Making 'sexiest wine on the planet'

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 7:52am
Wine has been produced in Lebanon for thousands of years but conflict across the Middle East has hit sales and production in recent times. Now the country's winemakers are adopting new tactics to get their products noticed.
Categories: International News

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