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Top Somali anti-terrorism officer shot dead

CNN World - Sun, 09/14/2014 - 1:41am
Al-Shabaab militants on Saturday shot dead the deputy chief of Somalia's Anti-Terrorism Unit, Mohamed Qanuni, in a drive-by shooting in Mogadishu, police said.
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Russian convoy enters Ukraine unchecked

CNN World - Sun, 09/14/2014 - 1:41am
A convoy of more than 200 trucks that Russia says is carrying humanitarian aid has crossed the border into Ukraine without permission, a senior Ukrainian Border Service official said Saturday.
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Ferry sinks in central Philippines

CNN World - Sun, 09/14/2014 - 1:41am
At least 29 people are missing after a ferry sank in the waters off the central Philippines in bad weather Saturday, the government's civil defense office said.
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U.S. warns its citizens in Uganda to stay home

CNN World - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 10:16pm
U.S. officials warned their citizens in Uganda to stay home or go to a safe location as authorities conducted an "operation" against a suspected terror cell in the capital of Kampala.
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ISIS executes British aid worker

CNN World - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 7:21pm
British aid worker David Haines has been executed by ISIS militants, making him the third Western captive to be killed by ISIS in recent weeks.
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Big solar storm hits Earth

CNN World - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 4:56pm
Big storms are hitting Earth, but you don't need a raincoat or umbrella.
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Death toll climbs in flood-hit India and Pakistan

CNN World - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 12:25pm
The loudspeaker at a nearby mosque warned Ifat Najeeb what was coming.
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NATO: Russia has 1,000 troops in Ukraine, 20,000 more along border

CNN World - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 12:04pm
Russia still has about 1,000 troops inside eastern Ukraine, a NATO military officer said Thursday, a week after Ukraine's government and pro-Russia rebels agreed to a ceasefire aimed at ending months of conflict.
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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford withdraws from race

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 8:03pm
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is withdrawing from a re-election bid in the upcoming mayoral race, according to CNN news partner CBC. The controversial mayor was hospitalized this week after the discovery of an abdominal tumor.
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West Africa can't keep up with Ebola

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 7:25pm
The number of new Ebola cases is growing faster than the ability of health officials to handle them, the head of the World Health Organization says.
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Foreign fighters flock to ISIS

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:29pm
The number of people fighting for ISIS is more than three times the previous estimates, the CIA says. Foreigners, in particular, seem drawn to the cause. Here is one teen's tale of recruitment.
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Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:02pm
A judge has found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, the South African term for unintentionally -- but unlawfully -- killing a person. It's akin to negligent killing.
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Dark side of Scotland's vote

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 2:52pm
They say that to succeed in politics, you need a thick skin, and nowhere is that more true than in Scotland in the run up to the country's long-awaited independence referendum.
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Which Russian companies have been hit by the West?

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 2:16pm
The West is hitting Russia with sanctions over the crisis in Ukraine. The sanctions vary from financial restrictions to a block on access to energy exploration technology.
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Don't forget Steenkamp

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 1:25pm
With Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide, we take a look back at his girlfriend, South African model Reeva Steenkamp.
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Lava flows from Bardarbunga

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 10:19am
Lava flows from a fissure in the ground of the Bardarbunga volcano in Iceland. Take a look at the dramatic video.
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Australia raises terror alert level to 'high'

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 9:29am
Australia has raised its terror alert level to "high" for the first time since the national alert system was introduced in 2003.
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Northern Ireland's preacher and politician Ian Paisley dies

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 9:03am
Northern Ireland's former first minister and former Democratic Unionist Party leader Ian Paisley has died, his wife, Eileen, said in a statement Friday.
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The horrors of apartheid

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 7:55am
Inside a dilapidated warehouse, underneath scattered clothes hanging from rusty pipes, a young black man is down on his knees. His feet are naked, his trousers rolled up to his knees as he beats his sodden shirt against the ground to remove the dirt from it. Near him, a cluster of men cut desolate figures -- some of them crouching down to wash their worn-out clothes, some standing, naked, trying to clean up their work-wasted bodies.
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Donations top $900,000 after UK dogs' home fire

CNN World - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 7:53am
A suspected arson attack on a dogs' home in the northern English city of Manchester has killed 43 dogs, shocking a nation known within Europe for its devotion to pets.
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