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Ancient Palmyra ruins in path of ISIS may be lost

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 11:50am
ISIS militants on Wednesday stormed and captured roughly a third of a central Syrian city that's just meters from the ancient ruins of Palmyra, according to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Categories: International News

Was Russian tycoon assassinated with rare poison?

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 11:41am
Russian whistleblower Alexander Perepilichny collapsed and died in 2012. A new report says he may have been poisoned by a rare plant. CNN's Matthew Chance reports.
Categories: International News

Man breaks religious rule to help injured child

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 11:04am
A Sikh man took off his turban in order to aid a child who was hit by a car in New Zealand.
Categories: International News

The ISIS terror threat

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 10:53am
The aim of the ISIS militant group is to create an Islamic state across Sunni areas of Iraq and Syria.
Categories: International News

Horrifying wall collapse caught on video

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 10:48am
Two people were killed and seven others seriously wounded after a 20-meter long wall suddenly toppled over in the western Chinese city of Lanzhou. CNN's Robyn Curnow reports.
Categories: International News

Why does ISIS want Ramadi?

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 10:39am
CNN's Fred Pleitgen explains why Ramadi is a key battleground in the fight against ISIS.
Categories: International News

How can ISIS advance be stopped?

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 10:39am
The remorseless advance of ISIS has forced thousands to flee their homes -- and shocked Iraq and the West. But what can be done to halt such a resilient and calculating force? CNN's Tim Lister investigates.
Categories: International News

Indonesia, Malaysia agree to take in migrant ships

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 10:38am
The fate of thousands of migrants believed to be stranded in the Andaman Sea may have taken a step towards resolution with the conclusion of talks between Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand.
Categories: International News

Burundi president pushes back election

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 9:45am
Categories: International News

Look at me! 28 selfies of the week

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 8:33am
Take a look at 28 selfies of the week from May 12 through May 19.
Categories: International News

Iran's leader says no military inspections will be allowed

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 8:26am
Iran's Supreme Leader has said the country will not allow any inspections of its military facilities, the official state news agency reported Wednesday.
Categories: International News

Italy makes arrest in Tunisia museum attack

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 8:24am
A Moroccan man who recently arrived in Italy on a boat with migrants has been arrested on suspicion of helping to plan a March terror attack that killed more than 20 people in Tunisia's Bardo Museum, Italian police said Wednesday.
Categories: International News

Red Cross: 'Entire families' lost in landslide

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 8:01am
A massive rescue and recovery operation has begun after dozens of people were killed by a landslide in Colombia. CNN's Hala Gorani reports.
Categories: International News

Why are these shorelines glowing?

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 7:51am
Categories: International News

Kim Jong Un upset about lobster shortage

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 7:42am
It's usually top generals or potential rivals who feel the wrath of North Korea's leader, but this week Kim Jong Un's ire was directed at a terrapin farm.
Categories: International News

N. Korea claims nuclear warhead breakthrough

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 7:41am
The North Korean military says it has the ability to miniaturize nuclear weapons, a key step in order to fit them atop missiles. CNN's Will Ripley reports.
Categories: International News

North Korea cancels U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon's visit

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 7:41am
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said his planned visit Wednesday to a joint industrial complex has been canceled by North Korean authorities.
Categories: International News

Watch Knowlton stalk and take down the rhino

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 7:37am
CNN's Ed Lavandera reports from Namibia, Africa on an American hunter who tracked down and killed an endangered black rhino.
Categories: International News

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