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The man who stopped the Canadian gunman

5 hours 12 min ago
Members of parliament hailed 58-year-old Kevin Vickers -- the sergeant-at-arms of Canada's House of Commons -- for shooting dead a gunman inside the Canadian legislature.
Categories: International News

What was Queen's first tweet?

5 hours 14 min ago
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II dipped a toe into 21st-century communications Friday when she posted her first tweet.
Categories: International News

Mother of ISIS hostage Kassig tweets to terror group

7 hours 58 min ago
The mother of American hostage Abdul Rahman Kassig has sent a tweet appealing for a response from ISIS to the family's pleas for his life.
Categories: International News

Mexican governor steps aside after student kidnappings

8 hours 6 min ago
The legislature of Mexico's Guerrero state must now find a replacement after the governor effectively stepped down, yielding to a growing political crisis over a mass kidnapping.
Categories: International News

5 can't-miss Tanzania moments

11 hours 5 min ago
Tanzania is far more than just a spot to climb the world's tallest freestanding mountain.
Categories: International News

This parasite keeps millions poor

11 hours 5 min ago
One of the most debilitating medical conditions in sub-Saharan Africa isn't fatal. In fact, it's easily curable. The culprit is small, but its impact is big. The chigoe flea, more commonly known as a jigger, typically burrows itself into the feet and hands. It prevents millions of children from attending school, stops farmers from working their land, and makes walking all but unbearable.
Categories: International News

Sixth West African nation hit by Ebola

11 hours 7 min ago
The WHO sends additional medical experts to Mali to help it prevent the spread of Ebola after its first confirmed case, a spokesman says.
Categories: International News

Suspicious substance reported at Canadian Consulate in Istanbul

13 hours 44 min ago
Turkish authorities are investigating a suspicious substance at the Canadian Consulate in Istanbul, and unspecified security incidents also are being investigated at two other foreign consulates in Turkey's largest city, the country's emergency management agency said Friday.
Categories: International News

The week in 37 photos

14 hours 5 min ago
Categories: International News

Stir in Sweden's waters is over as search for vessel is called off

14 hours 7 min ago
Sweden's military feels certain there was an intruder, but it has called off the search for a mystery vessel in waters near Stockholm.
Categories: International News

Diwali celebrations light up India

15 hours 13 min ago
Around the world, Indians are celebrating the festival of lights with fireworks and candles. Here's a look at some of this week's India festivities.
Categories: International News

North Korea restricting tourism because of Ebola fears

15 hours 24 min ago
North Korea is closing its borders to international tourists due to concerns about Ebola, tour agencies specializing in the country were told.
Categories: International News

Rwanda reverses its decision to screen U.S. visitors for Ebola

15 hours 25 min ago
Rwanda will not be screening U.S. visitors for Ebola after all.
Categories: International News

Serbia and Albania punished by UEFA after drone brawl

15 hours 46 min ago
It was a night which evoked hatred of years past -- now both Serbia and Albania have been punished for their part in dramatic night of violence in Belgrade.
Categories: International News

Secret war threatens al Qaeda

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 9:23pm
Yemen is going through its greatest upheaval since protests erupted during the Arab Spring more than three years ago. Only this time, it's not a cry for democracy but a bitter sectarian battle for power -- pitching al Qaeda and other Sunni groups against Shia Houthi rebels.
Categories: International News

Mali confirms its first case of Ebola, Health Ministry says

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 9:22pm
A 2-year-old girl in Mali has been diagnosed with Ebola, making her the West African country's first confirmed case, health officials said Thursday.
Categories: International News

Heads line streets of ISIS capital

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 1:41pm
CNN's Nick Paton Walsh brings us a grim look at life under ISIS rule in Raqqa, Syria. (Warning: Disturbing images)
Categories: International News

Deal lets 200 fight against ISIS

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 1:34pm
A deal has been reached for 200 Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga forces to pass through Turkey to help Syrian Kurdish fighters in the besieged town of Kobani, just over the border in Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday.
Categories: International News

Man chisels out of elevator

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 1:28pm
A group in China escape from a stuck elevator thanks to one man and his trusty hammer. CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports.
Categories: International News

Stadium's glass falls toward girl

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 1:28pm
A little girl in Ukraine has survived a close call with a glass panel from a soccer stadium. Erin Hawksworth reports.
Categories: International News

 

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