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ISIS withdraws from key parts of Ramadi, Iraqi military says

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 21:19
ISIS fighters pulled out of key parts of Ramadi on Saturday after fierce fighting with Iraqi government forces backed by coalition airstrikes, according to two Iraqi security sources in the city who did not want to be named because they're not authorized to speak to the media.
Categories: International News

Russian space launch goes awry

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 10:50
A glitch in a Russian space launch may have sent part of a rocket and its payload -- a satellite -- plummeting down onto southeastern Siberia, according to Russian state-run media reports.
Categories: International News

Boko Haram survivor: 'I was flogged daily'

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 10:50
The Malkohi Camp in Yola, Adamawa State, in north-eastern Nigeria, is home to the 275 women and children who were recently rescued from the Sambisa Forest, a stronghold of Boko Haram.
Categories: International News

Amtrak train may have been struck by something

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 10:47
One of three conductors aboard the Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia this week told investigators she heard the locomotive's engineer say the train had been struck by an object, National Transportation Safety Board member Robert Sumwalt said Friday.
Categories: International News

Egypt's Morsy gets death sentence

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 10:45
Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy was sentenced to death Saturday in a Cairo court, in the latest judicial setback for the ousted leader. He was convicted in a 2011 prison break.
Categories: International News

People we lost in 2015

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 10:36
Remembering those who died in 2015.
Categories: International News

The wonder of Madagascar

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 14:38
The CNN original series "Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown" heads to Madagascar.
Categories: International News

Electronic skin makes your body a computer

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 14:29
A patch of gold, just a few centimeters wide and light as a feather, could reveal your innermost thoughts and feelings.
Categories: International News

Nepal's earthquake toll climbs above 100

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 14:21
The death toll from Nepal's second major earthquake in less than three weeks climbed Friday to 117, according to Nepal's Home Ministry.
Categories: International News

ISIS raises flag over government building in Iraqi city of Ramadi

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 13:35
ISIS has launched a wide-scale attack on Iraqi security forces in Ramadi in an apparent attempt to take the rest of the key central Iraqi city, the governor of Ramadi says.
Categories: International News

Hundreds of migrants stranded on boat near Thailand

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 12:05
The Royal Thai Navy airdropped food and water to migrants and refugees stranded on a boat off southern Thailand. CNN's Ivan Watson reports on plight of Asian migrants.
Categories: International News

Explorers find unknown creature in ocean

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 12:04
NOAA ship Okeanos Explorer uses remote operated vehicles to capture imagery of deep sea wildlife.
Categories: International News

The week in 35 photos

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:43
Take a look at 35 photos from the week of May 8 through May 14.
Categories: International News

ISIS' wide-scale offensive

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:38
ISIS has launched a wide-scale attack on Iraqi security forces in Ramadi in an apparent attempt to take the rest of the key central Iraqi city, the governor of Ramadi said Friday. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reports.
Categories: International News

70,000 leave in terror as violence flares

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:15
"Terrified" citizens leave Burundi after violence flares. CNN's Robyn Kriel explains what's happening.
Categories: International News
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