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Yellow dust blankets Seoul

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 9:29am
South Korean officials issue health warnings as hazardous levels of yellow dust blanket parts of the country. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports
Categories: International News

Yemen's Hadi flees capital, plans to withdraw resignation

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 9:29am
Deposed Yemeni President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi escaped house arrest in the Yemeni capital early Saturday and fled to the southern province of Aden, where he is expected to withdraw his resignation in a televised speech in the next 24 hours, two of his advisers said.
Categories: International News

The week in 30 photos

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 9:01am
Categories: International News

The Dalai Lama: Tibet's spiritual leader

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 9:00am
Although he describes himself as a simple Buddhist monk, the Dalai Lama has been called one of the world's most influential people.
Categories: International News

7 of the world's coolest commutes

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 8:43am
Categories: International News

Egypt's President: It's time for an Arab coalition against ISIS

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 8:41am
As ISIS continues it murderous rampage in the Middle East, Egypt's President said it's time for more Arab countries to join forces against the terror group.
Categories: International News

Reuters bureau chief dies in Pakistan

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 8:41am
The bureau chief for Reuters in Afghanistan and Pakistan, Maria Golovnina, died Monday after falling unconscious, her employer said.
Categories: International News

5 terror groups making vicious headlines

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 6:09am
The United States has a list of 59 designated terror groups, but here are the five that have been making news this month. FULL STORY
Categories: International News

ISIS parades Peshmerga in cages

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 6:08am
ISIS has released a new propaganda video showing what appears to be Kurdish Peshmerga fighters paraded down Iraqi streets in cages. FULL STORY
Categories: International News

Police scramble to find girls before they join ISIS

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 6:07am
Amira Abase told her father she was going to a wedding. Instead, the 15-year-old British girl hopped on a plane with two friends to Turkey -- and police fear they are headed to Syria to join ISIS.
Categories: International News

U.S. defense chief: Timing essential on Mosul assault

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 3:01pm
New U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said Saturday that success is more important than timing in any attempt to retake Iraq's second city, Mosul, from ISIS militants.
Categories: International News

Police think 3 teens are headed to Syria

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 2:58pm
The family of a girl who UK police say may be headed to Syria with two friends have a message for her: We're not mad at you, and please come home.
Categories: International News

Nigerian troops retake town where hundreds died

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 2:14pm
Nigerian troops retook the strategic northeastern town of Baga -- where hundreds died when Boko Haram attacked it last month -- on Saturday, the West African nation's top military spokesman said.
Categories: International News

Armed groups raid school, abduct 89 children, U.N. says

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 2:13pm
Armed groups raided a South Sudanese school and abducted 89 children, the United Nations said Saturday. The U.N. pointed out that boys were among those taken.
Categories: International News

U.S. reconsidering Afghanistan troop withdrawal

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 2:09pm
President Barack Obama may change the United States' plan to withdraw virtually all its troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2016, his new defense secretary said Saturday during a visit to the central Asian nation -- an indication that the White House is considering extending the U.S. troop presence there beyond that year.
Categories: International News

Kerry has strong words for Russia

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 2:05pm
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry had strong words Saturday for Russia over what he called its unacceptable actions in Ukraine -- and threatened additional sanctions against Russian interests.
Categories: International News

Is ISIS harvesting organs to sell?

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 1:56pm
The United Nations is looking into claims that ISIS -- already considered the wealthiest terrorist group on record -- may be harvesting organs from slain civilians and gaining financial benefits by trafficking the body parts, officials said Wednesday.
Categories: International News

ISIS burned up to 40 people alive, official says

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 1:55pm
Reports that ISIS burned alive up to 40 people near the town of al-Baghdadi in Iraq's massive Anbar province are true, an Iraqi official told CNN.
Categories: International News

Missing teen girls may be headed to Syria

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 1:55pm
UK police appealed for help Friday to find three teenage girls who are missing from their homes in London and are believed to be making their way to Syria.
Categories: International News

Ebola crisis: Liberia to reopen borders, lift curfew

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 1:53pm
Liberia is reopening its land border crossings shut down during the Ebola outbreak, a positive sign in a nation that was the epicenter of the deadly virus.
Categories: International News

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