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Iran seizes commercial ship, U.S. forces respond

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 08:25
Iran Revolutionary Guard patrol boats fired shots across the bow of and later intercepted a commercial cargo ship, the M/V Maersk Tigris, which was crossing the Strait of Hormuz Tuesday morning, according to a senior U.S. military official.
Categories: International News

Why Indonesia denied mercy

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 08:21
Indonesia has executed 8 convicted drug smugglers, including 2 of the 'Bali 9'. CNN's Saima Mohsin reports on the controversial decision.
Categories: International News

Why Australia's angry over executions

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 08:21
Before "Bali Nine" duo, Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, the last Australian executed for drug offenses abroad was Van Tuong Nguyen by Singapore in 2005.
Categories: International News

Opinion: Executions are awful but consistent

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 08:21
Many Australians are understandably appalled by the brutal and pointless executions of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.
Categories: International News

Look at me! 20 selfies of the week

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 08:15
Categories: International News

Nigerian troops rescue 300

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 17:05
Nigerian troops rescued 200 girls and 93 women Tuesday in the Sambisa Forest, the Nigerian Armed Forces announced on its official Twitter account.
Categories: International News

Mom survives 36 hours in Nepal quake rubble

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 16:49
Kathmandu is a city with few good stories right now, but Tanka Maya Sitoula has one of them.
Categories: International News

Why are these watches worth a million dollars?

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 15:53
Get your paddles ready! Four watches at an upcoming auction in Geneva could break the $1 million mark. Here's why.
Categories: International News

Most isolated island holds competition

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 15:53
It lays claim to being the most isolated human settlement on earth, a volcanic archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean, home to just under 270 people.
Categories: International News

Indonesia executions

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 15:52
Pictures from the scene surrounding Indonesia's decision to to execute foreign drug convicts by firing squad, despite a firestorm of international criticism and pleas by the condemned prisoners' families.
Categories: International News

A year in space

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 15:50
Categories: International News

Photographer turns waves into mountains

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 15:48
Australian coalminer-turned -photographer Ray Collins braves perilous conditions in storm-churned oceans to reveal a dreamlike world of frozen waves.
Categories: International News

Indonesia executes 8 by firing squad

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 15:08
Categories: International News

More than 4,600 dead, 9,000 injured, 8 million affected -- and rising

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 12:59
Reports are circulating that entire villages have been leveled by the earthquake as the death toll rises. A U.N. report estimates that the disaster affected 8 million people. FULL STORY | HOW YOU CAN HELP
Categories: International News

World War I: A time of upheaval

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 11:44
Although it seems like ancient history, World War I changed the world forever. Look back at some of the war's key events.
Categories: International News

Grisly discovery: Hundreds of decomposed corpses

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 11:41
Hundreds of decomposed corpses were discovered buried in shallow graves in the streets of the northeastern Nigerian town of Damasak this past weekend, according to local officials and a resident.
Categories: International News

Huge influx of aid bottlenecked

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 09:53
Countries around the world have launched massive aid operations to help victims of the Nepal earthquake, but distribution of aid faces challenges as Nepal is still trying to come to terms with the scale of the disaster.
Categories: International News

'No government has any support for us'

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 09:51
CNN's Arwa Damon travels the damaged roads out of Kathmandu to the village of Ravi Opi, and finds a community in pain and 90% of houses said to be uninhabitable. | QUAKE PHOTOS | HOW TO HELP
Categories: International News

Everest avalanche caught on camera hitting climbers

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 09:13
New video shows the moment an avalanche strikes on Mount Everest after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal.
Categories: International News

A country without graveyards

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 09:06
Jack Tiwari, president of the America Nepal Society, begins most mornings with a short prayer to the dozen or so Hindu deities who sit atop the altar at his home in Northern Virginia. He thanks the gods for giving him another day, offers them some sweets and asks for good health and happiness.
Categories: International News
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