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Gunmen open fire in Iraq mosque

CNN World - Sun, 08/24/2014 - 06:47
Police say gunmen stormed a Sunni mosque in Iraq during prayers and opened fire, killing at least 65 people.
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Tropical Storm Cristobal churns in the Caribbean

CNN World - Sun, 08/24/2014 - 06:41
Tropical Storm Cristobal formed early Sunday in the Caribbean, having strengthened from a tropical depression, the National Hurricane Center said.
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ISIS siege cuts off small Iraqi town from food, water

CNN World - Sun, 08/24/2014 - 00:43
As violence continues to wrack Iraq, another ethnic slaughter may be in the making by Sunni extremists from ISIS.
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35 Nigerian police officers missing after insurgent attack

CNN World - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 21:36
Thirty-five Nigerian policemen are missing following an insurgent attack Saturday on a police training school in one of the most volatile parts of the African nation, police said.
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Tripoli airport seized in fight between Libyan militias

CNN World - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 20:31
Control of Tripoli International Airport changed hands Saturday evening, after an alliance of Islamist militias from around Libya seized the reins from a rival group.
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Report: Russian aid trucks leave Ukraine

CNN World - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 05:32
Several dozen Russian aid trucks left Ukrainian territory on Saturday morning, Russia's state-run RIA Novosti news agency reported, a day after they crossed the border without authorization.
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Chinese fighter jet comes dangerously close to U.S. Navy plane

CNN World - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 19:24
A Chinese fighter jet made several "dangerous" and "unprofessional" passes -- one as close as 20 feet -- at a U.S. Navy plane this week, Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said Friday.
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Has ISIS killer given himself away?

CNN World - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 18:54
Although American journalist James Foley's killer is masked in black, some distinguishing features can be picked out -- but the biggest clue may be in his voice.
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Borders closing over Ebola fears

CNN World - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 18:18
The West African country of Senegal has closed its borders with Guinea over fears that the Ebola outbreak could spread, according to the Senegalese Interior Ministry. The closure includes any aircraft and ships traveling to Senegal from Guinea, Sierra Leone or Liberia.
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Time to test Ebola vaccines?

CNN World - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 15:48
Ebola virus disease is sweeping across West Africa in the largest outbreak of the virus to date. Mortality rates are currently at 60% in a disease where up to 90% of infected people can die. But despite this lethality there remain no licensed treatments or vaccines available, nearly 40 years after the disease was first discovered.
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Ukraine: Russian convoy an 'invasion'

CNN World - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 15:40
The presence of Russian vehicles in Ukraine is an "unauthorized entry," a Pentagon spokesman says, and the personnel and vehicles must be removed immediately.
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40 stellar sports photos

CNN World - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 15:04
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20 bodies from Flight MH17 brought home to Malaysia

CNN World - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 14:57
More than a month after the airliner they were traveling on was shot out of the skies above eastern Ukraine, the bodies of 20 Malaysian passengers arrived back in Kuala Lumpur as Malaysia observed a national day of mourning.
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Foley's final months: Mock execution

CNN World - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 13:32
An outrageous ransom demand. A failed rescue attempt. A taunting e-mail.
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What it will take to beat ISIS

CNN World - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 13:29
Until ISIS captured Mosul in June, the terror group concerned Western governments but was not a pressing priority, writes Tim Lister. Its subsequent actions since then, however, have now galvanized an unlikely coalition.
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Dozens die in Iraq mosque shooting

CNN World - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 12:39
Gunmen shot and killed 65 people and injured 17 others in a Sunni Muslim mosque during Friday prayers in Iraq's Diyala province northeast of Baghdad, police officials in the province said.
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Boot camp helps kick Net addiction

CNN World - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:12
CNN's David McKenzie visits a school in China devoted to helping children kick their addiction to the Internet.
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500 million-year-old fossils discovered

CNN World - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:03
A 500 million-year-old fossil site in Canada has researchers buzzing across North America. CBC reports
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At least 38 killed after tourist buses crash in Egypt

CNN World - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:31
At least 38 people were killed and 41 injured early Friday when two tourist buses crashed in northeastern Egypt, the country's semi-official news website Al-Ahram Online reported.
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What it's like reporting in Gaza

CNN World - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:21
"If you're not scared, there's probably something wrong with you." Producer Jon Jensen reflects on his Gaza assignment.
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