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Taiwan leader: I won't discuss reunification

CNN World - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 22:05
Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou is faced with a hugely delicate balancing act: the need to maintain good economic relations with China while trying to keep Beijing's push for reunification at bay.
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3 U.S. citizens among 4 killed in Mexico

CNN World - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 20:46
On Sunday, Raquel and Pedro Alvarado buried their three children -- Erica, Alex and Jose Angel -- in the Mexican village of El Control, just five miles south of the Texas border.
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Al-Nusra advances in Syria's Idlib area

CNN World - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 15:34
Al Qaeda affiliate Jabhat al-Nusra has taken over key districts of Idlib suburbs in northwestern Syria, ousting U.S.-backed Syrian rebels from their strongholds and raising fears of their wider ascendance in northern Syria, monitors and activists say.
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How ISIS brainwashes children

CNN World - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 14:51
CNN's Nick Paton Walsh takes a look at how ISIS is using media to desensitize children.
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Grisly murders stun Hong Kong

CNN World - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 14:12
A foreign man, whom local media identified as British, has been arrested after the bodies of two women were found at a high-end Hong Kong apartment -- one of them hidden inside a suitcase.
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At least 20 migrants die after boat sinks near Istanbul

CNN World - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 14:11
At least 20 people have died after a boat carrying migrants sank near Istanbul on Monday, Turkish officials say.
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Race car has a secret under the hood

CNN World - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 13:43
Innovation is key for the country's car production which is ranked third highest in the world. CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports.
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How bomb-maker was radicalized

CNN World - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 11:37
When the United States unleashed 47 U.S. Navy Tomahawk missiles on September 22 on suspected Khorasan Group sites to the west of Aleppo, Syria, one of their top targets was an unlikely figure: David Drugeon, a 24-year-old French convert from Brittany who had become a key bomb-maker for the group.
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China's grand ethnic experiment

CNN World - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 11:32
In a gleaming classroom at Chong Hua High School in the northern Chinese city of Tianjin, students peer at onion slices under microscopes. Their biology teacher calls on Abdurrahman Mamat to explain what he sees.
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Poppy hijab honors Muslims

CNN World - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 11:31
November is the season for poppies in Britain: Red paper flowers to remember those fallen in war.
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Life in Goma just got sweeter

CNN World - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 11:18
Conflict and hardship have long made Goma a difficult place to live in, but one woman has set out to change that -- and she's using soft croissants and fresh coffee.
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Renewed clashes grip Burkina Faso

CNN World - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 11:17
Protesters demanding that the newly installed military government step aside clashed with security forces in Burkina Faso's capital on Sunday as regional leaders pleaded for calm.
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Suicide bomber kills dozens at Pakistan parade

CNN World - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 11:14
At least 60 people were killed and more than 110 were wounded Sunday in a Lahore, Pakistan, suicide blast near the country's border with India, police said.
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Meet mosque designer breaking mold

CNN World - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 10:59
When it comes to buildings, they don't come much different than a mosque and a nightclub.
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From smuggler to safari millionaire

CNN World - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 10:54
In 1973, Amos Wekesa was born into a family of smugglers fighting to make a living in Uganda. Four decades later and the Ugandan entrepreneur has fought tooth and nail to become a self-made safari millionaire.
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Shiite militia behind mosque massacre

CNN World - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 10:53
The gunmen came in during noon prayers at the small Sunni mosque in the Diyala province, waving AK-47 machine guns.
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Medieval doodles full of humor

CNN World - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 09:58
My personal favorite is this. At the top of a page of angular medieval text -- full of theological extrapolations and religious devotion -- is a cartoon of a deadpan dog.
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Halloween horror cruise became 'nightmare,' passengers say

CNN World - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 08:25
It was a scare no one aboard the Halloween horror cruise expected.
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WWII wreckage raised from lake

CNN World - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 07:45
The wreckage of a World War II plane that disappeared roughly 70 years ago is being hauled out of a Canada lake.
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'Most sensitive kilometer on Earth'

CNN World - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 06:41
Tension in Jerusalem is at its greatest since the end of the second intifada, or Palestinian uprising, 10 years ago -- stoked by a rash of what some call hate crimes and others acts of terror.
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