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Updated: 39 min 57 sec ago

Ebola orphans stigmatized

57 min 49 sec ago
Ebola has orphaned thousands of children in West Africa, and relatives are terrified of taking them in for fear of infection, the United Nations said.
Categories: International News

Heartwarming dog rescue

59 min 53 sec ago
A five-month-old dog that fell into hot tar spilled around a construction site in northern India was eventually saved by a four-hour rescue operation.
Categories: International News

3 soldiers killed in latest suicide attack on Afghan troops' vehicles

1 hour 1 min ago
Three Afghan soldiers were killed Thursday when a suicide bomber targeted their vehicle -- the third such attack in the last 24 hours.
Categories: International News

Hong Kong police warn protesters not to surround government buildings

1 hour 18 min ago
A high-ranking Chinese official has denounced the mass protests in Hong Kong as "illegal acts" and reiterated China's view that what happens in the special administrative region is purely a domestic matter.
Categories: International News

Mexico nabs top drug lord

1 hour 24 min ago
Troops closed in on one of Mexico's most wanted drug lords Wednesday, nabbing him at a seafood restaurant in a popular tourist destination.
Categories: International News

Robot prints artist's selfie in blood

1 hour 25 min ago
This is a selfie made of blood. Yes, real, straight-from-veins-of-a-human blood. The human you're looking at is Ted Lawson, an artist living in Brooklyn. These are his first blood paintings. Lawson created the works for an upcoming exhibition, The Map Is Not the Territory, opening September 11 at the Joseph Gross Gallery in NYC, and it should be noted that he didn't originally set out to paint with his vital fluids. Then again, who does?
Categories: International News

North Korea gets ready to launch larger rockets at space center

1 hour 26 min ago
New images of North Korea's main satellite launch site show that an upgrade allowing for larger rockets has been completed, raising the possibility of a fresh launch within the year, a new report says.
Categories: International News

Photo-realistic portraits

1 hour 27 min ago
18 Jaw-droppingly realistic portraits
Categories: International News

Wildlife declines by half in 40 years

1 hour 43 min ago
An alarming report by leading wildlife experts claims the global loss of species is even worse than previously thought.
Categories: International News

How to paint a portrait in 54 seconds

2 hours 40 min ago
In a series of 9 gorgeous time-lapse vines, world-renowned portrait artist Jonathon Yeo gives a master-class on how to paint like a pro.
Categories: International News

Wonder Woman, Jesus and Obama via for votes in Brazil

3 hours 28 min ago
Forget kissing babies, to win office in Brazil you may have to leap a building in a single bound.
Categories: International News

Turkey to vote today on joining fight against ISIS

3 hours 31 min ago
Is a possible threat to an ancient tomb at the heart of Turkey's debate whether to step up its role in the fight against ISIS?
Categories: International News

India's human waste removers

3 hours 31 min ago
I normally don't dwell on what I am going to wear before I go on a shoot. It's usually something presentable, comfortable and preferably in a bright "TV" color that makes my cameraman Rajesh happy.
Categories: International News

Once-massive Aral Sea dries up to almost nothing

3 hours 31 min ago
The Aral Sea was once the world's fourth-largest lake. Now much of it is a vast toxic desert straddling the borders of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, two former Soviet states in central Asia.
Categories: International News

Hong Kong protests: What's next?

3 hours 34 min ago
The massive street rallies that have swept Hong Kong since the weekend present a major dilemma for China's leadership and the city's own government.
Categories: International News

North Korea digging tunnels to South?

3 hours 35 min ago
General Hahn Sung-Chu never believed North Korea could dig a tunnel to Seoul - until now. He says three tunnels have been detected.
Categories: International News

Australian aircraft support action vs. ISIS

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 8:36pm
Who will be next to join the U.S.-led coalition in its air campaign against the extremists who have seized parts of Iraq and Syria?
Categories: International News

Cam catches ISIS shelling Syrian city

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 4:06pm
ISIS fighters are attacking the Syrian city of Kobani near the Turkey-Syria border. CNN's Phil Black reports.
Categories: International News

Iran postpones execution of woman who killed her alleged rapist

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 2:06pm
The hanging of an Iranian woman, convicted of murder in a killing that human rights groups called self-defense against her rapist, has been delayed for 10 days, according to Amnesty International.
Categories: International News

10 killed when shells hit Ukrainian school

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 9:31am
A school and a bus were shelled in war-torn eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, leaving at least 10 people dead, officials in the country's Donetsk region said.
Categories: International News

 

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