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Lunar New Year 2015

CNN World - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 09:47
The Lunar New Year, a massive celebration in many Asian countries, is fast approaching. This year marks the Year of the Sheep, which, according to the Lunar New Year calendar, will start on February 19.
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The week in 38 photos

CNN World - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 09:47
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Look at me! 20 selfies of the week

CNN World - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 09:47
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Oborne quits Daily Telegraph over tax scandal reporting

CNN World - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 09:46
The chief political commentator at the Daily Telegraph has quit after describing the British newspaper's lack of coverage of the HSBC tax-dodging scandal as a "fraud on its readers."
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Egyptian village mourns its sons

CNN World - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 09:38
Thirteen of the Egyptian Christians killed by ISIS militants in Libya were from Al Aour, a dusty village where life is tough and work is scarce.
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Kurdish forces repel ISIS offensive in Iraq

CNN World - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 09:27
After hours of heavy fighting, Kurdish fighters in Iraq have repelled an assault by ISIS fighters southwest of Irbil, Kurdish officials said.
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ISIS launches major assault on Kurdish front in Iraq

CNN World - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 09:27
ISIS fighters launched a major assault Tuesday night on Kurdish positions southwest of Irbil in the Kurdish-controlled region of Iraq, according to Kurdish officials.
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Report: Suspects texted before Paris attacks began

CNN World - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 09:27
One of the brothers who committed January's massacre at the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo texted the man who would later kill hostages at a Paris kosher supermarket a little more than an hour before the first attack, French newspaper Le Monde reported Tuesday.
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Why did the moose cross the road? Cameras reveal all

CNN World - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 09:26
In Wyoming, a high-tech project is protecting the migration routes of big-game animals.
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Terror groups take advantage of power vacuums, insecurity to thrive at home

CNN World - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 09:25
Terrorist groups have gravitated toward poorer countries whose governments haven't been able to contain them on their own.
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Reaction to Jew goes viral

CNN World - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 07:32
To see if Paris is actually safe for Jews, an Israeli journalist filmed himself walking through various sections of Paris wearing a kippah and prayer tassels. He released an edited video to the web that has quickly gone viral.
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Australians to face firing squad

CNN World - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 07:32
The execution of two Australians on death row in Indonesia has been delayed, but not canceled. CNN's Amara Walker has the details.
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16 dead in Carnival parade accident in Haiti

CNN World - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 05:01
At least 12 people were killed during Haiti's national Carnival parade early Tuesday in an accident involving an electrical shock on a float in the country's capital, the nation's communications minister said.
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Latest developments on fight vs. ISIS

CNN World - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 19:21
After the United States-led coalition has battled the Islamic State, firing thousands of airstrikes across Iraq and Syria, the terrorist group that aims to establish a brutal Caliphate is gaining ground -- literally.
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Prosecutor: Acquit DSK of pimping charges

CNN World - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 14:58
Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn should be acquitted of aggravated pimping charges, the prosecutor in Strauss-Kahn's trial told a French criminal court in Lille on Tuesday, according to the prosecutor's spokeswoman.
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Al Qaeda wants them dead or alive

CNN World - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 10:17
CNN's Nic Robertson reports on the 11 people who are included on a "wanted" list published by al Qaeda in the spring of 2013.
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5 more Ukrainian forces killed

CNN World - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 08:36
Five more Ukrainian service members have been killed in the past 24 hours, Ukraine's Defense Ministry said -- another sign that the truce is falling apart.
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Latest in the aftermath of the Denmark attacks

CNN World - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 08:01
Denmark is still coming to terms with the weekend's deadly terrorist attacks in Copenhagen.
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Merkel, Poroshenko, Putin discuss Ukraine peace

CNN World - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 07:59
With reports of fighting still going on in parts of Ukraine, leaders from Germany, Ukraine and Russia try to find peace. Mathew Chance reports.
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Shelling hits pipeline in Ukraine

CNN World - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 07:59
As Ukrainian and Pro-Russian forces still battle for position, a shell has hit a pipeline in the city of Debaltseve. Nick Paton Walsh reports.
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