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Australian PM: 'Is this the best we can do?'

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 5:16am
The gunman behind the deadly siege of a cafe in Sydney this week was not on a security watch list, and Australia's Prime Minister wants to know why.
Categories: International News

Western-style shopping in Iran

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:42pm
Photographer Thomas Cristofoletti visited Iran earlier this year and noticed an increasing presence of Western-style consumerism.
Categories: International News

Sydney siege victims died protecting others

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:34pm
Katrina Dawson was having a Monday morning coffee with a colleague at the cafe down the street from their law firm's office when the nightmare began.
Categories: International News

Atomic research site could become new national park

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 4:40pm
The locations where the atomic bomb was developed in secret could become one of seven new national park sites under Congressional legislation due to be signed by President Barack Obama.
Categories: International News

The week in 33 photos

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:34pm
Categories: International News

Bomb meant for militants kills 20 children in Yemen

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:13pm
Two car bombs killed at least 31 people, including 20 children, in central Yemen's Radaa city when suspected al Qaeda fighters targeted Houthi militants Tuesday, senior security officials and locals told CNN.
Categories: International News

Anchor's realization on live TV

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:41pm
A Seven Network anchor broke down when she realized she knew someone killed in the Sydney siege.
Categories: International News

13 African voices shaking things up

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:35pm
From Hollywood ingenues to social changemakers, a look back at the voices innovating, raising and changing Africa over the last 12 months.
Categories: International News

ISIS justifies sex with child slaves

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:34pm
Can you take non-Muslim women and children captive? Yes, says ISIS.
Categories: International News

Doctor restores the vision of 100,000 people

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:32pm
It takes Sanduk Ruit about five minutes to change someone's life.
Categories: International News

'Children are under benches. Kill them'

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:21pm
A student says that's what he heard before a Taliban member opened fire at an army-run school in Pakistan. More than 130 people, mostly children, were killed in the siege.
Categories: International News

31 amazing sports photos

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:50am
Categories: International News

Why Russia is hung up on homosexuality

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 9:41am
Let's start with a touch of perspective. It's not only Russia where sexual minorities suffer discrimination. In the United States, that beacon of tolerance, there's still a huge amount of bigotry. Some U.S. states still refuse to recognize same-sex marriage. And hate crimes and violence towards LGBT individuals remain a significant problem.
Categories: International News

What we know about Sydney siege

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:10am
The cafe siege in the heart of Sydney ended early Tuesday with the death of the gunman and two of his hostages -- but a great deal of unanswered questions remain.
Categories: International News

U.N. official: We have 'run out of words' to describe conflict in Syria

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:06am
A top United Nations official on Monday told the Security Council she has "run out of words" to describe the worsening situation in Syria.
Categories: International News

Nut scandal executive may face legal action

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 4:29am
The Korean Air executive who delayed a flight over a bag of macadamia nuts may face legal action after South Korea's transportation ministry said on Tuesday it had filed a complaint to prosecutors.
Categories: International News

2 hostages die, gunman killed in Sydney

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 2:17pm
Australian special forces stormed the cafe and shot and killed the suspect. Two of the 17 hostages died at the hospital, police say.
Categories: International News

Photos: See Sydney hostage siege unfold

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 2:05pm
Gunfire erupted early Tuesday as police stormed the Sydney cafe where a gunman had been holding hostages since Monday morning.
Categories: International News

Human Rights Watch: Russia fails to protect LGBT people

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 1:40pm
Russian authorities are failing to protect gay people from persecution and are not prosecuting the perpetrators of a growing number of homophobic attacks, Human Rights Watch says in a new report.
Categories: International News

Mystery objects wash up

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 1:15pm
Blocks made of a rubber-like material have been washing ashore for decades. Where do they come from? Isa Soares reports.
Categories: International News
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