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Putin's hosting Kim Jong Un. Why?

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:15am
While Putin has some diplomatic ground to gain by inviting the pariah leader, mostly it's an invite sent out of pique. "Spite is an underestimated quality in international relations," one expert says.
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'Top Gear's' Jeremy Clarkson ousted following 'fracas'

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:14am
It seems a helmet-wearing tank-driver armed with a petition signed by more than one million fans will not be enough to save Jeremy Clarkson.
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'Yesterday we were many': School mourns students after crash

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:13am
On any other Wednesday morning, the steps in front of the Joseph-Koenig-Gymnasium would be packed with kids on their way to class, discussing homework, chattering about last night's TV shows, or laying out plans for the coming weekend.
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'Star Wars' town now features in ISIS battle

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 9:41am
The desert and dun-colored cliffs around the town of Tataouine were once the backdrop for the movie "Star Wars," much of which was filmed in this neglected corner of Tunisia in 1976. This struggling town on the fringes of the Sahara still draws a few fans of the movie but now finds itself part of a real conflict, as a way-station for jihadists crossing the Libyan border 60 miles to the east.
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Bergdahl describes the torture he endured

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 9:39am
House Speaker John Boehner said Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is "innocent until proven guilty" after the U.S. military charged him with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, but emphasized in an exclusive interview with CNN's Dana Bash that he was more concerned about the circumstances of his release.
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North Korea claims it arrested 2 South Korean spies

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 9:08am
North Korea has arrested what it claims is two spies who worked for South Korea's intelligence service, a North Korean official said Thursday on condition of anonymity.
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This is one of the most dangerous jobs in Africa

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 9:08am
As CNN's Christian Purefoy reports, truck drivers in Nigeria are risking their lives to keep the economy alive.
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Cumberbatch to read poem at Richard III's reburial

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 7:52am
Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch will read a specially-written poem at the "funeral" of Richard III, the King found buried beneath a parking lot -- his own distant relative.
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Germanwings plane dropped from 38,000 feet

CNN World - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 3:06pm
A French aviation official says investigators are working now to open the plane's cockpit voice recorder and could download the data on it within hours.
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Elephants in Ringling Bros. circus

CNN World - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 1:01pm
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Look at me! 33 selfies of the week

CNN World - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 1:00pm
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'Supertide' isolates French island

CNN World - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 12:48pm
Thousands gathered to see the moment an unusually high tide surrounded the historic site of Mont Saint-Michel in northern France.
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Giving a face to Sudan's refugee crisis

CNN World - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 12:45pm
As a well-traveled photographer, Pieter ten Hoopen is no stranger to refugee camps.
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German students, teachers thought to be aboard

CNN World - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 11:42am
Sixteen students and two teachers from Haltern, Germany, were aboard the Germanwings plane that crashed Tuesday in France, the airline's CEO Thomas Winkelman said.
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Japan's 31 most beautiful places

CNN World - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 11:26am
From the tallest waterfall to the largest sand dune, from the floral tunnel to the sacred shrines, the islands of Japan is a trove of photogenic wonders.
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How the Maasai choose a chief

CNN World - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 11:26am
For Kenya's Massai warriors, ritual is key. An adolescent rite of passage used to be pretty standard: Spend three months in the forest, learn how to herd cows, kill a predator.
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26 arrests after mob beats, burns Afghan woman

CNN World - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 11:03am
Grieving women carried her coffin high on their shoulders in scenes many said they had never witnessed before in the Afghan capital.
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Girls who escaped Boko Haram risk their lives to go to school

CNN World - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 11:03am
In a side room at the American University of Nigeria, four girls chat and giggle. One teenage girl in particular catches our attention. She looks familiar. Then we realize why.
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Knox and Sollecito: Equal time?

CNN World - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:11am
When Italy's highest court meets Wednesday to consider the latest verdict in the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher, most eyes will be on Amanda Knox, the 27-year-old Seattle native who stands convicted of killing her former roommate.
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The beauty queen criticized for not being Japanese enough

CNN World - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 9:39am
A biracial beauty queen in Japan is facing criticism for not being Japanese enough.
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