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Opinion: Obama too desperate for an Iran deal?

CNN World - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 5:37pm
President Barack Obama tied himself to the mast of a nuclear deal with Iran even before he became the Democratic candidate for president. Reaching a good, solid agreement with Iran is a worthy, desirable goal. But the process has unfolded under the destructive influence of political considerations, weakening America's hand and strengthening Iran.
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The Saudi leadership shuffle

CNN World - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 2:33pm
With the announcement Interior Minister Prince Mohammed Bin Nayef becomes next in line to the Saudi throne, and the King's own son Defense Minister Prince Mohammed Bin Salman in line after him, Saudi Arabia's ruler King Salman has at a stroke modernized the face of the monarchy.
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When human smugglers offer discounts

CNN World - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 1:27pm
Smugglers lure Arab and African migrants by offering discounts to get onto overcrowded ships if people bring more potential passengers, a CNN investigation has revealed.
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Syria

CNN World - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 11:14am
Syria is a Middle Eastern country sharing a border with Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Iraq and Turkey. The Syrian uprising began in March 2011. As of August 2014, more than 191,000 Syrians have been killed, according to the United Nations.
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A hero for gorillas -- and poachers

CNN World - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 8:24am
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Baby boy pulled from rubble

CNN World - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 8:20am
At least 22 hours after the earthquake struck Nepal, a miracle emerged from the rubble. CNN has obtained these powerful images showing a four-month-old boy being rescued by the Nepalese Army.
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Tent City feels permanent

CNN World - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 6:56am
The sprawling tent city in Kathmandu's Ratna Park feels less like a temporary solution and more like a permanent residence with each passing day.
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Now boarding to hellish zone

CNN World - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 6:56am
Every person with a boarding pass is about to enter a disaster zone. Some because they have loved ones who lost everything; others because they feel compelled to help.
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'Bizarre' bat-winged dinosaur discovered

CNN World - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 6:53am
Chinese scientists say they have discovered a new dinosaur species, with bat-like wings, that sheds light on how dinosaurs may have evolved into birds.
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Bigger role for Japan's military

CNN World - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 6:51am
The United States and Japan announced big changes Monday to the guidelines that will govern the defense relationship between the two countries going forward.
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Korean 'comfort woman' seeks redress

CNN World - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 6:51am
Kim Bok-dong is 89 now, and is going blind and deaf. She knows her health is fading, and she can no longer walk unassisted. But her eyes burn bright with a passion borne of redressing her suffering of a lifetime ago.
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Why Scotland could hold key to UK's future

CNN World - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 9:06pm
Six months ago, it was a political party that had lost.
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Spacecraft spins out of control

CNN World - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 6:04pm
Russia is continuing efforts to make contact with a cargo spacecraft that took off on a resupply mission to the International Space Station but is now spinning out of control, NASA said Wednesday.
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Yemen

CNN World - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 4:34pm
Here's some background information about Yemen, a country located on the southwestern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, sharing a border with Saudi Arabia and Oman.
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Saudi Arabia

CNN World - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 4:00pm
Here's a look at what you need to know about Saudi Arabia, a large, oil-rich middle eastern country bordering Yemen, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Iraq, Jordan, the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf. Saudi Arabia is also home to Islam's holiest cities, Mecca and Medina.
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Bloodied, exhausted and traumatized ... and out of there

CNN World - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 2:13pm
Even from high above, flying in an Indian Air Force helicopter, it is easy to see that the people of Melamchi, central Nepal, are happy to see us.
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100 million-year-old sea monster fossil found

CNN World - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 1:41pm
A farmer in Australia discovered a fossil belonging to a 100 million-year-old sea predator known as a "Kronosaurus."
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S. Korea: North Korea leader executes 15

CNN World - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 1:25pm
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is continuing to rule with an iron fist, having ordered the execution of about 15 senior officials so far this year, according to an assessment by South Korean intelligence agents, a lawmaker who attended a closed briefing said.
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