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China's islands 'almost complete'

CNN World - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 07:59
China's foreign ministry says it will soon complete controversial land reclamation on some islands and reefs in disputed waters in the South China Sea.
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2013: Some Dominicans suddenly outsiders in their own country

CNN World - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 07:55
Some Dominicans who have never traveled outside of their country of birth could suddenly find themselves outsiders.
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Haiti Fast Facts

CNN World - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 07:54
Here's a look at Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Haiti makes up the western one-third of the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean. The eastern two-thirds of the island is the Dominican Republic.
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Abandoned Chinese village swallowed by vines

CNN World - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 07:41
Ferns, weeds, and vines have completely covered this once bustling island town in China.
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Look at me! 26 selfies of the week

CNN World - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 07:41
Take a look at 26 selfies of the week from June 9 through June 16.
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U.S. Air Force may send F-22s over Russia 'threat'

CNN World - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 18:45
The U.S. Air Force could be sending some of its most advanced warplanes to Europe in a show of force against Russian actions in Ukraine and elsewhere around the continent, the service's top civilian said Monday.
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How children are trafficked into Europe

CNN World - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 14:16
The 13-year old boy looks off into the distance. He is slight of build with pale, almost yellowy eyes. When you see him you feel as if he has seen far too much already.
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Smuggler captain defends trafficking children

CNN World - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 14:15
On a sandy beach in one of the many inlets dotting Egypt's Mediterranean coastline two men are standing off to one side watching us interview families whose children have been trafficked into Europe. Eventually the taller of them begins to jump in.
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Photos: Our fascination with the mob

CNN World - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 13:04
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Plane spotting at Le Bourget Airshow 2015

CNN World - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 13:03
The 2015 Le Bourget Airshow is underway near Paris, filling the skies with some of the world's most impressive aircraft. The gallery above highlights of what is regarded as one of the aviation industry's most prestigious events.
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FIFA: Is world governing body facing 'doomsday scenario?'

CNN World - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 10:55
If things look bad for FIFA -- Sepp Blatter seemingly on his way out as president while an FBI corruption probe gathers pace -- they might be about to get a lot whole lot worse.
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Is child marriage coming to an end?

CNN World - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 10:53
Today marks the Day of the African Child. This day was created by the African Union to commemorate a tragedy -- the massacre of hundreds of children in Soweto, South Africa who were demonstrating for the basic right to a decent education. Since then, the day has been used as an opportunity to focus a global spotlight on the injustices African children face, and on the actions we all need to take to ensure they can realize their rights.
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Is this how we will we fly in 2050?

CNN World - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 10:14
Sub orbital flight, solar powered planes, drone airliners -- these could all become fixtures of the aviation industry by 2050, say experts.
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Everest shifted after Nepal quake

CNN World - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 10:10
Mount Everest, the world's highest peak, was moved 3 centimeters (about 1.2 inches) southwest by the magnitude-7.8 earthquake that devastated Nepal in April, Chinese authorities say.
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Child sex abuse victim to give birth in Paraguay

CNN World - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 09:43
A human rights group is criticizing Paraguay over the case of a pregnant 10-year-old girl who was sexually abused who is now having the baby. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
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