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Can we pull elephants from brink?

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 08:07
Richard Leakey says Angelina Jolie is planning a movie about fight against elephant poaching, but need to end the ivory trade that is bringing elephants closer to extinction is immediate
Categories: International News

Soap opera helping Rwandans heal

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 07:32
Romance. Suspense. Good versus evil. On the surface, Rwandan radio soap opera "Musekeweya," or "New Dawn," feels familiar. Like a Rwandan "Romeo and Juliet," it tells the story of lovers from two different villages at odds with each other.
Categories: International News

The week in 34 photos

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 07:32
Categories: International News

3 accused of plot to kill Israeli minister

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 07:18
The Israeli military said Friday it arrested three Palestinians from the West Bank and charged them in an alleged plot to assassinate Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman.
Categories: International News

African sushi shakes up Japan

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 05:58
The flashing neon advertising signs and crowded crosswalks of Tokyo may not resemble the slow suburban settlement of Maseru -- the capital of the tiny mountain kingdom of Lesotho in southern Africa. But the two countries are now being linked by an unlikely dish: trout.
Categories: International News

Swedish court refuses to revoke Assange's arrest warrant

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 20:19
A Swedish appeals court on Thursday denied WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's latest request to dismiss an arrest warrant for alleged rape and molestation -- cases that he says are false and politically motivated.
Categories: International News

French authorities back off claim against man in ISIS beheadings video

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 16:13
French authorities backed off a claim that a 22-year-old man was connected to beheadings in a recent ISIS video, a day after publicly identifying him.
Categories: International News

Court: UK terror suspects 'inspired by ISIS' plotted random beheading

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 15:42
Three British men have been accused of plotting to decapitate a member of the public in the street, a court in London heard Thursday.
Categories: International News

Eerie geometry of everyday life

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 15:24
Photographer shoots series of eerie symmetries captured from above
Categories: International News

Opinion: How this may affect flights

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 15:22
For many people, any interest in the resurgence in Icelandic volcanic activity this year is now a distant memory. However, an eruption from Bardarbunga that began on August 31 continues to this day and has now emitted the most lava of any volcano in Iceland since 1947 and shows no sign of stopping.
Categories: International News

Extreme sports: Pushing the limits

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:35
Categories: International News

Anchor did this on air

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:12
Anchor wears SAME suit for a whole year. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports that smelling good isn't his strong suit.
Categories: International News

Female police recruits' virginity test

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:11
Women joining Indonesia's police are subjected to invasive virginity tests, human rights activists say.
Categories: International News

Great white caught near beach

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:10
A 2.5 meter long great white shark was found tangled in nets surrounding one of Sydney's busiest beaches.
Categories: International News

5 Thai students detained after 'Hunger Games' salute

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:13
Five university students who used the signature three-fingered salute from "The Hunger Games" in front of Thailand's Prime Minister were detained Wednesday and told they'll face a charge of breaking martial law, a lawyer said.
Categories: International News

Prayers resume at attacked synagogue

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:34
At the Jerusalem synagogue where two Palestinians carried out a bloody attack with butcher knives and a gun this week, worshipers are determined to keep praying.
Categories: International News

Human face carved in gemstone

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:27
Experimental Chinese jeweler stumbles on something mysterious.
Categories: International News

The $50 earthquake alarm

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:25
In September 1985 a devastating earthquake measuring 8.1 on the Richter Scale smashed into Mexico City killing 10,000 people and leaving parts of the city in ruins.
Categories: International News

Big cash for old bags?

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:24
Just don't expect thrift store prices.
Categories: International News

Bizarre creatures from the deep

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:22
A portrait photographer has captured sea creatures in gorgeous detail.
Categories: International News
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