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Money cow: More than milk

CNN World - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 09:17
Starting a business is never easy, but in Tanzania, the obstacles for women can be particularly fierce. Few women hold land titles, and as a result, many don't have the necessary collateral to secure funding from a bank.
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'World's fastest growing port'

CNN World - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 09:16
Small waves lap at the hulls of the ocean-going container ships as they approach the South African Port of Ngqura. Some of these large boats have come from as far away as South America, and the shelter of Nelson Mandela Bay is a relief after the Atlantic Ocean swells.
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Japan's tsunami survivors

CNN World - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:41
Life is still tough for thousands of Japanese people displaced by the 2011 Tohoku earthquake, but a photography project is bringing some smiles back.
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'Baby Doc' Duvalier dies

CNN World - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:40
Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier died of a heart attack in Port-au-Prince at the age of 63, a family member told CNN Saturday.
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32 amazing sports photos

CNN World - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:18
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Brisbane transgender murder-suicide shocks residents

CNN World - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:17
A grisly murder-suicide in the upscale Brisbane neighborhood of Teneriffe has shocked residents of the Queensland city.
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How ISIS recruits successfully

CNN World - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:10
For a group of radical anti-Western militants, ISIS is pretty good at luring Westerners to its ranks.
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China removes 160,000 'phantom staff' from government payroll

CNN World - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 07:58
China has removed 162,629 "phantom staff" from government payrolls, as Beijing presses on with a campaign against official corruption and misuse of public money, state media reported.
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One reason Flight 370 is still missing

CNN World - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 07:56
Weeks after the search for a Malaysian plane carrying 239 people began, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced to the world that, based on satellite data, Flight 370 "ended in the southern Indian Ocean."
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Physics Nobel prize goes to scientists who perfected LED light

CNN World - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 07:51
Two scientists in Japan and one at the University of California at Santa Barbara were awarded this year's Nobel Prize in physics for helping create the LED light, a transformational and ubiquitous source that now lights up everything from our living rooms to our flashlights to our smart phones.
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Ebola in Spain: How did it happen?

CNN World - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 07:47
A nurse's assistant contracts Ebola after helping treat two victims repatriated to Spain from Africa. Unions allege inadequate equipment was used.
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Turkey willing to put troops in Syria 'if others do their part,' PM says

CNN World - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 14:55
Turkey would be willing to put its troops on the ground in Syria "if others dos their part," Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu told CNN's Christiane Amanpour in an interview that aired Monday.
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From school teacher to ISIS member

CNN World - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 14:01
Once a member of a fearsome, female ISIS brigade, she's a recent defector, disillusioned by the group's brutality.
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Reports: Iranian journalist freed

CNN World - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 12:38
Iranian journalist Yeganeh Salehi, detained in Iran since July, has been freed, according to Iran's state-run IRNA news agency and The Washington Post.
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Searching for Flight 370: Now what?

CNN World - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:21
The next phase in the underwater search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has begun.
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Europe's strangest public park

CNN World - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:30
It's home to a sound system from Jamaica and an elephant slide from Chernobyl.
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Brazil presidential vote heads for runoff

CNN World - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:28
Brazil's presidential vote is headed for a runoff.
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What is the 'crusaders' coalition?

CNN World - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:27
U.S. and allied airstrikes in Iraq and Syria are changing the battlefield below. The Pentagon sees progress, even if it's a slog. But there may be unintended consequences of the air campaign -- in a way that will give the West yet another headache.
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Madeleine McCann family's 'Twitter troll' found dead

CNN World - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:25
A British woman has been found dead in a hotel room, days after being confronted by a television reporter who accused her of online attacks on the family of missing girl Madeleine McCann.
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A brave new era for Saudi women?

CNN World - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:24
In a country where women aren't allowed to drive, a female engineer is showing her male colleagues a thing or two.
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