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Refugee numbers reach highest ever recorded

CNN World - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 12:58pm
There are more refugees in the world today than ever documented and more than half are children.
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Opinion: How Indonesia should respond to refugee issue

CNN World - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 12:55pm
Indonesian politicians, including Vice-President Jusuf Kalla, have exercised caution in their public statements on allegations that Australian officials paid people smugglers to return a boatload of asylum seekers to Indonesia.
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Whack-a-mole strategy against terror

CNN World - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 12:36pm
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Chad strikes Boko Haram in Nigeria, bans burqas

CNN World - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 12:32pm
The central African country of Chad conducted airstrikes against Boko Haram sites in neighboring Nigeria on Wednesday and announced it has banned burqas, the head-to-toe garment worn by some Muslim women, after twin bombings earlier this week by veiled attackers.
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The king with 100 wives

CNN World - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 12:20pm
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Earth 'an immense pile of filth'

CNN World - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 12:17pm
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Syria's civil war single largest factor in refugee crisis

CNN World - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 12:13pm
More than 220,000 people have been killed in Syria since an uprising in March 2011 spiraled into civil war. See how the conflict unfolded.
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ISIS took their homes. Here's what they miss

CNN World - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 12:12pm
Forced to flee their homes by ISIS' advance, Iraqis living in a refugee camp in Baghdad's Jamiaa neighborhood remember the items of daily life that used to bring them most joy.
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Photos: Refugee crisis around the world

CNN World - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 12:06pm
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How a scientist in a parking lot may have influenced the Pope and climate change

CNN World - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 12:04pm
Professor Veerabhadran Ramanathan is a man of science who deals in data-driven evidence and provable facts, but he is absolutely convinced religion is the key to stopping global warming.
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The Pope's life-embracing, anti-digital media sermon

CNN World - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 12:04pm
The latest zeitgeist commentary from that keen social observer and populist pundit, Pope Francis, has arrived like an Easter egg, hidden inside a larger basket of criticism focused on climate change. The Pope's 192-page encyclical letter, mainly about global warming, also contains brief but scathing remarks on the digital filter we put on our human experience.
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What drunk monkeys could teach us

CNN World - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 10:20am
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A death trap for al Qaeda leaders?

CNN World - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 10:18am
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Religious extremism looms over Myanmar

CNN World - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 10:18am
The impact of Myanmar's repressive policy toward Rohingya Muslims was made clear in recent weeks with scenes of desperate people crammed into boats, an escalation of a miserable maritime flight in which an estimated 90,000 people have fallen prey to smugglers and traffickers since early 2014. The United Nations estimates that around 1,000 people have died on the way.
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What if ISIS seeks dirty bomb?

CNN World - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 10:18am
Last week, the news emerged that ISIS terrorists have reportedly obtained radioactive materials from hospitals and research facilities captured in Iraq with a view to developing a radioactive "dirty bomb."
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Do Kurds have ISIS on the run?

CNN World - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 10:18am
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Iraqi Sunni soldiers graduate amid complaints

CNN World - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 9:29am
"They're over there," the provincial official said, winking and motioning with his head toward a group of men in khaki uniforms huddled around a black Humvee.
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Spanish Armada relics found

CNN World - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 9:25am
More than four centuries after it sank to the sea bed, the secrets of a Spanish Armada wreck are being uncovered off the west coast of Ireland.
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