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Ukraine: 'This is a full-scale invasion'

27 min 40 sec ago
Separatist forces in eastern Ukraine, backed by Russian tanks and armored personnel carriers, are battling government forces on two fronts, a Ukrainian military official said.
Categories: International News

ISIS terror on the French Riviera

30 min 46 sec ago
In a raid on a luxury apartment in France, agents caught Ibrahim Boudina, a French-Algerian man they say brought Syrian-schooled terror to Europe.
Categories: International News

1,400 cases of 'appalling' sexual exploitation revealed in UK report

1 hour 48 min ago
Hundreds of children have been systematically raped, beaten and sex trafficked in a northern English town for more than 12 years. And it is still going on, a government commissioned report says.
Categories: International News

Police: Girl attacked, buried alive in India

2 hours 30 min ago
Police are looking for a couple suspected of attacking and then burying alive a six-year-old girl in an Indian village in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.
Categories: International News

U.N. Security Council passes Libya resolution over secret airstrikes

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:08pm
The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution on Libya on Wednesday that calls for an immediate ceasefire and includes sanctions for those involved in violence there.
Categories: International News

Colombia frees Escobar hit man, aka Popeye, who killed hundreds

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 7:07pm
John Jairo Velasquez -- the top hit man for notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar in the '80s, known in Colombia as the "narcoterrorism era" -- is a free man for the first time in 22 years.
Categories: International News

Ebola outbreak: 'It's even worse than I'd feared'

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 3:26pm
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has infected more than 2,600 and killed nearly 1,500.
Categories: International News

Al Qaeda band takes Syria-Israel crossing

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 3:14pm
Militants battling the Syrian government seize control of a border crossing between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. The takeover represents a new dynamic in a war threatening to widen into a destabilizing regional conflict.
Categories: International News

Why we are all in our own bubble

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 2:57pm
Ever feel like you're living in a bubble? You are. Our whole solar system is, say space scientists, who published work last month corroborating its existence. And, oh, what a bubble it is! 300 light years long. And about a million degrees hot.
Categories: International News

Why retailer pulled this shirt

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 2:46pm
Spanish fashion retailer Zara has apologized for selling a striped T-shirt bearing a yellow star that drew criticism for its resemblance to uniforms worn by Jewish concentration camp inmates.
Categories: International News

Second American killed fighting for ISIS, Syrian opposition says

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 2:35pm
An American man who died last weekend in Syria while fighting for ISIS had begun to attract the attention of U.S. intelligence in recent months, law enforcement sources told CNN on Wednesday.
Categories: International News

In wake of James Foley's murder, does Britain have a jihadi problem?

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 1:06pm
"Any attempt by you, Obama, to deny the Muslims their rights of living in safety under the Islamic caliphate will result in the bloodshed of your people" may have been the last words James Foley ever heard.
Categories: International News

American journalist freed from Syria: 'I'm overwhelmed'

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:49pm
After almost two years in captivity, Peter Theo Curtis is finally home.
Categories: International News

Ukraine's President urges 'resolute actions' to bring peace

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:39am
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has made a call for peace following one-to-one talks in Belarus with Russia's President Vladimir Putin over the conflict wracking eastern Ukraine.
Categories: International News

She faked pregnancy for buns?

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:18am
A giant panda intended to be the star of the first ever live broadcast of the birth of panda cubs has lost the role -- after it was discovered the bear is not pregnant after all, Chinese state media reported.
Categories: International News

Mother to ISIS: 'Please release my child'

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:17am
Shirley Sotloff says her son, Steven Sotloff, who was in the video showing the beheading of another journalist, should be spared.
Categories: International News

TEPCO ordered to pay in landmark Fukushima suicide case

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:15am
Four years after the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, questions about the lingering physical and mental health toll of the disaster persist.
Categories: International News

Car bomb in Baghdad rush hour

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:06am
A car bomb exploded in eastern Baghdad, killing at least 10 people and wounding more than 30 others, police said.
Categories: International News

U.S. Coast Guard fires on Iranian boat

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:53am
The U.S. Coast Guard fired at an Iranian fishing dhow in the Persian Gulf after the Iranian boat pointed a machine gun at the American crew, the Navy says.
Categories: International News

Woman fights off leopard attack

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:29am
The fight lasted half an hour and pitted a leopard against a woman armed only with farm tools in an isolated field in India.
Categories: International News
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