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China: Sodium cyanide levels well past limit at blast site

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 3:58pm
High levels of dangerous chemicals remain at the site of last week's deadly chemical warehouse blasts in the northern Chinese city of Tianjin -- hundreds of times higher than is safe at one spot -- officials said Thursday, signaling that a cleanup has a significant way to go.

Categories: International News

The state of women in combat worldwide

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 3:54pm
Two years after the Pentagon said it would open combat positions to women, two female soldiers are poised to make history by graduating Friday from United States Army Ranger school at Fort Benning, Georgia.

Categories: International News

ISIS strikes in the heart of Cairo

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 2:25pm
ISIS claimed responsibility for a car bomb attack that wounded at least 29 people in Cairo early Thursday, saying it was retribution for the execution of six men in May.

Categories: International News

Police: Woman sought in Bangkok bombing probe

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 1:22pm
Police are looking for a "woman wearing a black shirt" in connection with this week's deadly bombing at Bangkok's Erawan Shrine, a senior police spokesman said Thursday.

Categories: International News

How West has strengthened extremists

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 12:37pm
In the past couple of days, the Middle East has been rocked by yet another wave of violence.

Categories: International News

Obama pens op-ed on Iran

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 8:33am

Categories: International News

Exclusive: Pistorius' life inside maximum security prison

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 8:31am
For months, few details surfaced of Oscar Pistorius' life in a maximum security prison. There's a bit of grainy cellphone video leaked out of the disgraced Olympian playing soccer with a Czech mob boss who shared his hospital prison wing, but little else -- until now.

Categories: International News

ISIS executes antiquities expert

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 8:27am

Categories: International News

These are Africa's 6 best business ideas

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 8:09am

Categories: International News

Greece's Tsipras resigns, calls for early elections

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 8:08am
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced Thursday he was resigning and called for early parliamentary elections, resetting the debt-ridden country's government after members of his own party opposed economic reforms that European lenders demanded for Greece's latest bailout.

Categories: International News

Images of secretive nation

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 8:06am
Singapore photographer is granted permission to capture North Korea in a series of incredible 360-degree photos and videos.

Categories: International News

The week in 42 photos

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 6:43am

Categories: International News

Hamas says Israelis used dolphin as spy

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 10:02pm
Hamas believes it has captured Israel's most sophisticated new surveillance technology -- a dolphin spy. That's according to an article in the Palestinian daily al-Quds published Wednesday.

Categories: International News

2 typhoons over Pacific

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 3:09pm
Two typhoons roil over the Pacific, captured in a spectacular satellite photo, but only Typhoon Goni is projected to make landfall, clipping the Philippines, Taiwan and then possibly striking southern Japan.

Categories: International News

Have treasure hunters found Nazi train stuffed with gold?

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 1:42pm
Could two treasure hunters have found a legendary Nazi train packed with gold that vanished 70 years ago? It's a question authorities in Poland's mountainous southwestern Walbrzych district are taking seriously.

Categories: International News

India's spacecraft shoots stunning images of Mars

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 10:21am
India's Mars Orbiter Mission spacecraft has shot some spectacular images of Martian terrain, including a canyon, a volcano and a crater.

Categories: International News

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