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What it will take to beat ISIS

3 hours 20 min ago
The threat to Baghdad, the plight of the Yazidis, and the execution of American James Foley have galvanized an unlikely coalition against the terror group.
Categories: International News

Tycoon calls Chinese 'mongrels'

5 hours 29 sec ago
Offensive remarks about China made by Australian tycoon and politician Clive Palmer have struck a chord on Chinese social media -- with some users actually seeing them in a positive light.
Categories: International News

Thai army chief named new Prime Minister

5 hours 1 min ago
The military leader who took control of Thailand in a coup in May has been named the country's prime minister.
Categories: International News

Who else has ISIS threatened?

5 hours 7 min ago
When freelance journalist Steven Sotloff disappeared during a reporting trip to Syria in August 2013, his family kept the news a secret. Families of hostages are frequently advised to do this by security firms, and news organizations are sometimes willing to cooperate.
Categories: International News

Chan 'furious' at son's arrest

5 hours 13 min ago
Star says he takes responsibility for his son's charges.
Categories: International News

Hamas: aims for Tel Aviv airport

5 hours 14 min ago
Missile strikes have resumed in Israel and Gaza after the latest cease-fire lapsed. CNN's John Vause reports.
Categories: International News

Are these the best GIFs ever?

7 hours 51 min ago
Erdal Inci clones himself in digital form to create a surreal selfie army. The effect is pretty trippy.
Categories: International News

Becker 'burning like a volcano'

7 hours 53 min ago
As a player he was as fiery as his hair -- and as a coach, Boris Becker says he has to battle to keep his emotions in check as he tries to guide world No. 1 Novak Djokovic to more success.
Categories: International News

Ransom demand, secret mission, death

8 hours 56 min ago
The killers who held James Foley demanded $132 million from the company he worked for, the company's CEO told the Wall Street Journal.
Categories: International News

Who is James Foley's executioner?

9 hours 38 min ago
An international manhunt is under way for the fighter who beheaded American journalist James Foley -- and its focus is on Britain.
Categories: International News

Does bling grow on trees?

10 hours 6 min ago
It takes a lot of guts to choose jewelry design over a career in medicine, but then, Janet Fredman isn't the kind of woman to shy away from challenges.
Categories: International News

3 senior Hamas military leaders killed in Israeli airstrike on Gaza

10 hours 12 min ago
An Israeli airstrike on a house in Gaza overnight killed three high-ranking members of Hamas' military wing, the Qassam Brigades, the militant group said Thursday.
Categories: International News

Myths make Ebola outbreak worse

11 hours 18 min ago
Fear spreads faster than the deadly virus. The region's recent history of bloody civil war also feeds the rumor-mill.
Categories: International News

Swiss 'suicide tourism' doubles

13 hours 25 min ago
Figures show more than 600 people traveled to Switzerland to commit suicide between 2008 and 2012.
Categories: International News

Hamas leader survives airstrike

14 hours 3 min ago
Strikes and counter-strikes between Israel and Hamas resumed as talks aimed at agreeing to a longer-term truce fell apart.
Categories: International News

Cops: Couple stole from MH370 victims

17 hours 41 min ago
Malaysian police have charged two people over the alleged theft of around $35,000 (110,600 Malaysian ringgits) from the bank accounts of four passengers on missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
Categories: International News

Running mate replaces Brazil presidential candidate killed in plane crash

18 hours 2 min ago
A week after the death of Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos in a plane accident, his running mate Marina Silva announced she would replace him on the ticket, setting the stage for a tighter race.
Categories: International News

Obama: 'World appalled' by beheading

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:06pm
U.S. journalist James Foley's life stands in stark contrast that that of his killers, ISIS, President Barack Obama says.
Categories: International News

Heavy rains, landslides kill 27 in Japan

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:13pm
Residents combed through mud and debris looking for bodies of their loved ones after heavy rains triggered landslides that swallowed up homes in the western Japanese city of Hiroshima on Wednesday.
Categories: International News

Ukraine says one of its military jets has been shot down

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:02pm
A Ukrainian fighter jet was shot down in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, a spokesman for Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council said.
Categories: International News

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