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Taliban fighters killed in attack

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 17:18
The sound of explosions and gunfire shook Kabul on Tuesday in what a police source described as an attack on a hotel owned by the son of Afghanistan's former President.
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Astronaut asks U.S. to open space station

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 17:15
China wants greater cooperation with other nations in space, particularly the United States, the country's most experienced astronaut has told CNN.
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Why world is wary of China's 'great wall of sand' in sea

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 17:12
The leaders of Southeast Asian nations recently took the extraordinary step of warning China that its island-building activities in the contested South China Sea "may undermine peace, security and stability" in the region.
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Iraqi oil refinery the site of 'apocalyptic' battle

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 17:11
Iraqi troops did battle with ISIS at an oil refinery in an attempt to drive them out of the area. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reports.
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China's space race

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 17:10
We have lift off! Space walks, lunar rovers and docking missions are all part of China's rise into outer orbit.
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How China's astronauts prepare for space

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 17:10
CNN's David McKenzie takes a look at the Chinese space program and the simulators used in their training for space missions.
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Shenzhou-10: China's longest crewed space mission

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 17:09
In 2013, China launched three astronauts into orbit for the country's fifth and longest crewed mission in its burgeoning space exploration program.
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China to explore 'dark side' of the moon

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 17:09
China is considering landing a spacecraft on the moon's "dark side" in 2020 -- a mission, which, if successful, would make it the first country to do so, state media reports.
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Nearly 500 bodies exhumed from graves in Iraq

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 17:07
An Iraqi forensic team has exhumed 499 bodies from a series of graves in the presidential complex in the city of Tikrit, a Baghdad morgue official says.
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What's behind the heat wave and when will it end?

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 15:09
It's often hot in India. But the past 10 days have been exceptional, even for one of the hottest places on the planet. The highest temperature recorded on Wednesday reached 116.6 degrees Fahrenheit in the eastern states of Jharkhand and Odisha.
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Schoolgirl's tweet offers clue about life with ISIS

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 14:44
How were three British schoolgirls lured to Syria by ISIS? CNN's Atika Shubert takes a look at what made the terror group so appealing.
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El Niño could mean fewer hurricanes this year

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 12:59
The coming Atlantic hurricane season probably will have fewer storms than normal for the third year running -- thanks in part to El Niño, forecasters say.
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U.S. military wants China to know they are losing patience

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 12:17
CNN's Jim Sciutto recently got exclusive access to a U.S. Navy surveillance plane on a secret mission near China, where they flew over a string of man-made islands. China's Navy issued eight warnings to the plane and told it to leave the area. On Tuesday, Jim answered questions from the Reddit community during an "Ask me anything" session. Below are highlights from the conversation.
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Mob burns teen alive

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 12:12
A large crowd stands by as a teenage girl -- beaten and bloodied -- writhes on the ground, her body engulfed in flames.
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Wanted Al-Shabaab official dies

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 11:48
An Al-Shabaab leader wanted by the United States has died in Somalia, the Somali-based militant group announced Thursday.
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