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If only your city's mass-transit system was this good

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 8:53am
Hong Kong's MTR system operates 2.8 million train trips per year with a 99.9% on-time rate. And it's profitable. Those are just two ways it's a global leader in mass transit.
Categories: International News

Executions down but death sentences on the rise

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 8:50am
Governments around the world are using the threat of terrorism -- real or perceived -- to advance executions, Amnesty International alleges in its annual report on the death penalty.
Categories: International News

World's largest asteroid impact zone found

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 8:43am
Categories: International News

World's most visited palaces and castles

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 8:39am
Categories: International News

Lufthansa CEO visits crash site

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 8:35am
Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr visits the crash site of Germanwings Flight 9525 and tells reporters he is "very, very sorry" that this could happen at his airline.
Categories: International News

Scientists say planet Mercury was 'painted black'

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 8:35am
As planets go, Mercury doesn't get a lot of love. People spend more time on Google searching for Queen singer Freddy Mercury than planet Mercury ... and Freddie's been gone for nearly a quarter-century.
Categories: International News

New tech creates buttons out of thin air

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 8:34am
UltraHaptics is a young company with a big dream: changing the way we interact with electronic devices.
Categories: International News

Israel prepares for attack with flight simulator

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:49am
A new flight simulator gives Israeli pilots an incredibly realistic training environment, zeroing in on key potential targets. CNN's Oren Liebermann reports.
Categories: International News

Yemen: Why it matters

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:48am
Yemen has a long history of instability and extremist activity, but it's not until recently that it has become a priority to leaders across the region. Tom Foreman explains.
Categories: International News

Guards abandon prison, inmates choose to stay

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:48am
Guards abandoned a prison in Debaltseve, Ukraine, but some of the inmates chose stayed behind. CNN's Yasmin Amer reports.
Categories: International News

Look at me! 27 selfies of the week

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:36am
Categories: International News

Reports: Video shows Germanwings jet's final seconds

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 9:50pm
Video found in the wreckage on a French mountainside shows the nightmarish final seconds of Germanwings Flight 9525, reports said Tuesday.
Categories: International News

Motorcycle gunmen kill Ugandan prosecutor

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 8:49pm
Gunmen on a motorcycle have shot and killed Uganda's lead prosecutor in the 2010 bombings that killed 76 people who were watching the World Cup finals.
Categories: International News

Nigerian President concedes

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 7:58pm
Incumbent Goodluck Jonathan phoned former military leader Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday to concede defeat in Nigeria's presidential elections, Buhari's party says.
Categories: International News

First on CNN: Iranian aircraft buzzed Navy helicopter in Persian Gulf

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 6:25pm
An Iranian military observation aircraft flew within 50 yards of an armed U.S. Navy helicopter over the Persian Gulf this month, sparking concern that top Iranian commanders might not be in full control of local forces, CNN has learned.
Categories: International News

Talks likely to go past deadline

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 5:00pm
Today is the deadline to come up with a framework nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, but U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says difficult issues remain.
Categories: International News

The world's happiest countries

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:32pm
Categories: International News

Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:30pm
Categories: International News

Asia's richest man funds $193M monastery with bulletproof rooms

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:30pm
Nestled in a tranquil hillside, Hong Kong's newest Buddhist monastery features bulletproof VIP rooms and the world's second tallest statue of the Goddess of Mercy -- a Buddhist deity.
Categories: International News
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