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Obama and Castro launch new era of U.S.-Cuba ties

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 12:08pm
Ending a decades-long standstill in U.S.-Cuba relations, President Barack Obama met for an hour Saturday with his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro, the first time the two nations' top leaders have sat down for substantive talks in more than 50 years.
Categories: International News

Report: Islamic militants attack embassy in Libya

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 12:07pm
An Islamic militant group attacked the South Korean embassy in Libya killing one embassy guard and wounding another, Yonhap news agency reported Sunday, citing a South Korean foreign ministry official.
Categories: International News

Malala gets an asteroid named for her

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 12:04pm
Malala Yousafzai's stellar career has included a Nobel Peace Prize. This week, she made it into outer space.
Categories: International News

Kenya to U.N.: Move these refugees

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 11:59am
Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto told the United Nations' refugee agency it has three months to relocate refugees from the Dadaab camp -- the world's largest -- to Somalia, or "we shall relocate them ourselves."
Categories: International News

U.N. official to visit besieged Syria refugee camp

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 3:08pm
The commissioner-general of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency will make an emergency visit to the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp in Syria on Saturday, a spokesman says.
Categories: International News

Israeli forces reportedly kill Palestinian in riot

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 3:07pm
A 27-year-old Palestinian man was shot and killed Friday, allegedly by Israeli forces, during a riot that grew out of a West Bank funeral procession for his cousin, with whom he is now expected to share a cemetery.
Categories: International News

In Iowa, O'Malley says of Clinton: You're inevitable until you're not

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 2:54pm
Martin O'Malley told reporters in Iowa on Friday that inevitability -- a term bandied about regarding Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton -- is not unbreakable.
Categories: International News

Students applaud removal of colonialist's statue

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 6:46am
A South African university is celebrating the removal of a British colonialist's statue after weeks of protests.
Categories: International News

At least 35 killed in Morocco bus crash

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 3:35pm
A bus collided with a truck in southern Morocco on Friday, killing at least 31 people and injuring nine others, according to Moroccan state news agency Maghreb Arabe Presse.
Categories: International News

U.N. appeals for $174M for victims of militant group

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 3:32pm
Nearly 200,000 people have been displaced due to Boko Haram's brutal attacks leaving aid agencies scrambling to provide clean and safe living conditions.
Categories: International News

Iran: Lift sanctions or no deal

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 3:22pm
Iran will only sign a final nuclear agreement if economic sanctions against the nation are removed on the first day of the deal's implementation, President Hassan Rouhani said.
Categories: International News

Boko Haram: What you need to know

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 3:20pm
CNN's Nima Elbagir looks at the rise of the militant Islamic group working out of Nigeria.
Categories: International News

Teacher paid for sex with 12K

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 3:12pm
A former school principal in Japan says he paid for sex with more than 12,000 women -- some of them girls as young as 14 -- during repeated visits to the Philippines over more than a quarter of a century, according to police.
Categories: International News

'The Interview' DVDs ballooned to North Korea

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 3:10pm
Lee Min-bok didn't laugh once when he watched "The Interview." The North Korean defector calls the Hollywood comedy "vulgar," admitting he couldn't even watch the whole film.
Categories: International News

Raped, jailed, forced to marry attacker

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 3:09pm
In Afghanistan, the solution to rape is to marry your attacker. That's what happened to Gulnaz, who was barely 16 when she was raped and then jailed for adultery.
Categories: International News

Family killed after dad refuses to let daughter marry

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 3:08pm
A man killed his uncle, aunt and their eight children after the uncle refused to let him marry his daughter, Pakistani police said.
Categories: International News

Haiti shipwreck claims 21 lives

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 3:07pm
At least 21 people were killed during a shipwreck off the northern coast of Haiti, the country's civil protection directorate told CNN on Thursday.
Categories: International News

Aid shipment reaches Yemen

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 3:07pm
UNICEF said Friday that an initial shipment of 16 tons of medical supplies, meant to help 80,000 innocents caught up in the havoc of Yemen, had at last landed in Yemen's capital, Sanaa.
Categories: International News

Girls who escaped Boko Haram risk lives to go to school

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 2:56pm
In a side room at the American University of Nigeria, four girls chat and giggle. One teenage girl in particular catches our attention. She looks familiar. Then we realize why.
Categories: International News

Photos: Boko Haram: Nigeria's crisis

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 2:50pm
Categories: International News
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