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262 killed as ISIS fighters capture Palmyra

CNN World - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 09:28
ISIS militiamen have executed scores of people -- fighters and residents -- since capturing the Syrian city of Palmyra. A watchdog group says at least 13 of the victims were children.
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Bangladeshi PM: 'Punish' migrants seeking to flee

CNN World - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 09:25
Bangladesh's leader, Sheikh Hasina, said Sunday that those seeking to leave the country in an "illegal way" should be punished along with the human traffickers who facilitate their escape.
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Man stolen as a baby meets biological mother

CNN World - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 08:36
An American man who was stolen as a newborn baby in Chile 41 years ago meets his biological mother for the first time in his native country. CNN's Rafael Romo has more.
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ISIS sets Baghdad on edge

CNN World - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 08:34
CNN's Arwa Damon reports on the mood in Baghdad as ISIS continues to reign terror across the country
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Kim Jong Un's brother seen at Eric Clapton concert

CNN World - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 08:31
Kim Jong Un's older brother was seen at an Eric Clapton concert in London. CNN's Brian Todd takes a closer look at the whole Kim family.
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Comedian Anne Meara dies

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 18:53
Comedy great Anne Meara, one half of the comedy team "Stiller & Meara," died at 85 on Saturday, her family said.
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Houthis claim to down Saudi jet

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 17:33
Rebels are claiming to have shot down a Saudi Arabian fighter jet on the outskirts of Sanaa, Yemen, a Houthi military official said, but the Yemeni Embassy in Washington denied the claim as the Saudis remained silent.
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Steinem crosses Korea dividing line

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 17:33
An international group of activists, including Gloria Steinem, crossed the heavily fortified border between North and South Korea to bring attention to the need for peace between the two nations. FULL STORY
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U.S. defense chief worried Iraqis won't fight

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 17:33
Defense Secretary Ash Carter, in his first comments since Ramadi fell to ISIS, blamed the weak state of Iraq's military as one major reason for the city's fall. In an exclusive interview on CNN's "State of the Union," Carter told CNN's Barbara Starr, "What apparently happened was that the Iraqi forces just showed no will to fight."
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11 children 'executed' by ISIS in 7 days, group says

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 17:29
More than 90 people -- including at least 11 children -- have been "executed" by ISIS fighters in the Syrian city of Palmyra in the last seven days, the head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told CNN Sunday.
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Are ISIS' child soldiers doomed?

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 17:25
A boy in a black knit cap stands in front of a man on his knees.
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Russia bans 'undesirable' NGOs

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 10:17
Non-governmental organizations working in Russia awoke Sunday to a new reality -- that they operate now under a law that allows the government to prosecute them on the grounds they are 'undesirable.'
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Protests turn violent in Peru

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 07:45
Peru declared a state of emergency in two provinces after protests against a mining project turned violent Saturday.
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Myanmar offers aid to migrants stranded at sea

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 07:43
Myanmar, which has previously disavowed responsibility for Rohingya migrants stranded at sea, has said it will provide search and rescue for "boat people" in its territorial waters as well as humanitarian assistance.
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Nigeria: 20 women, kids saved

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 07:43
Nigeria's military claimed more progress Saturday in its fight against Boko Haram, saying scores of terrorists were killed and 20 women and children were rescued in a recent operation.
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Putin's alleged girlfriend sparks pregnancy rumors

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 07:43
The former gymnast who is alleged to be Russian President Putin's girlfriend sparked pregnancy rumors when she appeared at an event wearing a billowy dress. CNN's Matthew Chance reports.
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ISIS says it bombed Saudi mosque

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 07:34
A suicide bomber detonated himself at a Shiite mosque Friday in the predominantly Sunni kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the country's official press agency said, killing 21 worshippers in an attack that has been claimed by ISIS.
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Report: Grandmother, 65, has quadruplets

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 07:33
For many people, 13 children would be more than enough. Not for a 65-year-old woman who had quadruplets.
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