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Iraqis counterattack ISIS

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 7:28pm
After days of ISIS fighters advancing east out of Ramadi, an alliance of Iraqi forces opposed to the terror group say they've launched a counter-attack -- hoping to push them away from a key Iraqi military base and the capital.
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Pride explodes in 'the little island with a big voice'

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 7:27pm
Ireland is isolated in many ways, as an island tucked in Europe's far northwest corner.
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Irish voters legalize same-sex marriage

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 7:25pm
More than 60% of voters said "yes" to the landmark referendum, making Ireland the first country to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote.
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Photos: Ireland says 'yes'

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 7:14pm
Ireland becomes the first nation to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote.
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Nigeria: 20 women, kids saved

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 7:07pm
Nigeria's military claimed more progress Saturday in its fight against Boko Haram, saying scores of terrorists were killed and 20 women and children were rescued in a recent operation.
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Protests turn violent in Peru

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 7:05pm
Peru declared a state of emergency in two provinces after protests against a mining project turned violent Saturday.
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Little girl gets second chance in second quake

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 7:04pm
Sometimes, life takes twists so fortuitous that they seem inevitably predetermined. That may be the case for Maya Gurung, a 10-year-old girl suffering in post-earthquake Nepal.
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43 killed in Mexico shootout

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 7:01pm
A three-hour shootout between Mexican security forces and unidentified gunmen Friday left 42 of the gunmen dead, as well as one federal police officer, officials said.
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ISIS says it bombed Saudi mosque

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 7:00pm
A suicide bomber detonated himself at a Shiite mosque Friday in the predominantly Sunni kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the country's official press agency said, killing 21 worshippers in an attack that has been claimed by ISIS.
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Martyred archbishop closer to sainthood

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 6:59pm
Almost 35 years to the day that an assassin's bullet hit his chest, Archbishop Oscar Romero was beatified on Saturday, bringing the slain priest one step closer to sainthood.
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FARC rebels end unilateral ceasefire

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 6:54pm
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia -- or FARC -- who have been engaged in peace talks with the Colombian government for more than two-and-a-half years, has lifted the unilateral ceasefire it announced in December, the rebel group announced Friday.
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World's largest hotel coming to Mecca

CNN World - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 8:56pm
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ISIS extends hold on Syria's ancient city of Palmyra

CNN World - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 2:51pm
ISIS forces have extended their control around the ancient city of Palmyra as forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad withdrew from the area.
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Capturing the parallel worlds of the Emirates

CNN World - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 2:21pm
Philip Cheung's photo series "Desert Dreams" shows the contrast between modern and traditional life inside the United Arab Emirates.
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Why ISIS destroys antiquities

CNN World - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 2:00pm
CNN's Ben Wedeman explains why the terror group is ruining Iraq's cultural history.
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Mission of mercy for migrants

CNN World - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 1:53pm
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Get a smuggler's discount

CNN World - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 1:53pm
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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Hezbollah shows off border gains with slide show and tour

CNN World - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 1:50pm
Lebanon's Hezbollah claims victories in a border fight with al Qaeda-linked forces in Syria.
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