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1.7 million Syrian refugees could go hungry in U.N. 'funding crisis'

CNN World - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 08:14
More than 1.7 million Syrian refugees will face a food shortage due to a "funding crisis," the United Nations World Food Program said Monday.
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Tour Fukushima disaster zone

CNN World - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 08:02
Almost four years after the Fukushima meltdown, tour guides are now taking people through the abandoned neighborhoods.
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London property or gold?

CNN World - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 07:55
London property and gold -- the two safest places to put your money, or so the saying goes in recent years. With quality gold ore becoming increasingly hard to find, a Canadian company has ventured 125 kilometers (78 miles) into the Arctic circle to build Europe's largest gold mine.
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Has North Korea exacted revenge on Sony?

CNN World - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 07:52
Did N. Korea retaliate for a Seth Rogan movie dissing Dear Leader? Jeanne Moos wonders who the heck hacked Sony.
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The seamstress in the rubble

CNN World - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 07:35
"Save me!" a man's voice cries out in the darkness. "Please save me!"
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China, Britain at odds over Hong Kong travel ban amid protests

CNN World - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 05:37
Away from the urban frontline of Hong Kong's democracy protests, the push for a free vote is straining diplomatic ties between China and the territory's former colonial master, Britain.
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Power rangers: Botswana's all-electric safari

CNN World - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:46
Chobe Game Lodge in Botswana ups the eco stakes with what it claims is world's first battery-powered safari fleet.
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Protesters and police spar in Hong Kong

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 23:04
Hong Kong's teenage protest leader Joshua Wong has begun a hunger strike to pressure the government to respond to protesters' demands for democracy.
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WHO confident it can catch up with Ebola

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 21:20
There are 16,911 cases of Ebola worldwide and despite missing its own target on burials, the World Health Organization is confident it can still catch up with the virus, even on such a large scale.
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How (not to) drink the best whisky in the world

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 21:17
The first thing you notice is the smell: rich, deep, and mysterious. And somehow, both fresh and musty at the same time. It's a scent that immediately peaks your curiosity.
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No dog left behind in a war zone

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 14:20
Pen Farthing, who founded a nonprofit that reunites soldiers at home with stray animals they took in during combat, has been named the 2014 CNN Hero of the Year.
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Pilot killed when U.S. jet crashes in Jordan

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 14:17
A U.S. Air Force pilot was killed when the F-16 Fighting Falcon he was flying crashed in an noncombat incident in Jordan, officials said.
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Protesters, police spar in Hong Kong

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 13:27
Police clashed with activists at the main Hong Kong pro-democracy protest site Monday morning after a violent nighttime standoff when protesters surrounded government headquarters in the city's Admiralty district.
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Explosions shake Nigerian town under Boko Haram attack

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 12:56
Boko Haram militants attacked a town in northeast Nigeria on Monday. And battle sounds roared in Damaturu, as the Islamist fighters poured in, eyewitness said.
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Messi vs. CR7: Battle of the brands

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 12:20
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are set to find themselves fighting it out for FIFA's Ballon d'Or award once again -- but the contest between the world's two highest-profile footballers isn't only on the pitch.
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World's loveliest lake lodges

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:42
As far as bodies of water go, lakes are easily the most overlooked.
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Rhinos moved to escape poaching

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:42
Rhinos are being decimated by poachers for their horn. South African officials are desperately trying to save them.
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Record rhino poaching in S. Africa

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:23
Flying above Kruger National Park, veterinarian Peter Buss steps out onto the helicopter's skid and aims his rifle; below him a white rhino lumbers across the South African bush. As the helicopter swoops in low, herding the animal closer to the road, Buss looks through the scope and fires a single shot.
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Bringing paintings to life

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:20
Javier Hirschfeld has a thing for eyes. He is gripped by unflinching stares, by looks that belie dignity and poise.
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Pope begins mending Christian split

CNN World - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:13
Christianity is a religion frayed over the centuries into many denominations. On Sunday, Pope Francis and the head of a major one vowed to heal one of the church's oldest splits.
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