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Adultery no longer a crime in South Korea

3 hours 15 min ago
For 62 years, if you cheated on your husband or wife in South Korea, you could end up in prison.
Categories: International News

Please, respect my son's rights

4 hours 10 min ago
Categories: International News

Mexico irked by Pope's word choice

4 hours 40 min ago
The alleged choice of a word by Pope Francis has drawn ire from Mexico's government. And on Wednesday, the Vatican told Mexico that the Pontiff meant no offense.
Categories: International News

Rare Roman headstone uncovered in England

4 hours 42 min ago
A rare Roman tombstone discovered facedown weeks ago in England proved to be even more spectacular on Wednesday, when archaeologists turned it over.
Categories: International News

Anger after China's Lunar New Year Gala mocks 'manly' women

4 hours 44 min ago
It was the most-watched TV show in the world -- and it was a sexist mess.
Categories: International News

Argentine prosecutor's case against President dismissed

4 hours 45 min ago
An Argentine judge has dismissed a criminal complaint accusing President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and other top leaders of covering up Iran's involvement in a 1994 terrorist bombing in Buenos Aires.
Categories: International News

Reuters: A Kuwaiti-born Londoner is ISIS executioner

5 hours 12 min ago
A man with a British accent seen in ISIS beheading videos is believed to be Mohammed Emwazi, Reuters reports, citing The Washington Post and BBC.
Categories: International News

What is ISIS' appeal for young people?

6 hours 19 min ago
The case of three teenage British girls, who are believed to have traveled to Syria to join ISIS, has refocused attention on the Islamic extremist group's appeal to young people.
Categories: International News

Yoga guru accused of sex assault, rape

6 hours 32 min ago
To his legions of fans, Bikram Choudhury has an almost other-world quality. The yoga guru inspires as he promises to heal body and mind.
Categories: International News

Afghanistan makes sports history

7 hours 13 min ago
Afghanistan achieved an historic victory Thursday as it beat Scotland to win its first ever cricket World Cup match.
Categories: International News

Militants destroy antiquities with sledgehammer

7 hours 36 min ago
A video released by ISIS shows militants destroying troves of cultural artifacts at museum in Mosul, Iraq. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
Categories: International News

Death toll at 168 from Afghanistan avalanches

7 hours 38 min ago
As the avalanches continue in mountainous northeastern Afghanistan, the death toll keeps rising.
Categories: International News

Madonna falls offstage at the Brit Awards

7 hours 48 min ago
While performing at the Brit Awards in London, Madonna had a cape malfunction and took a tumble off the stage.
Categories: International News

Iran blasts mock U.S. carrier in war games

8 hours 3 min ago
Iran blasted its mock-up of a U.S. aircraft carrier during naval drills on Wednesday, swarming the target with 100 speedboats armed with rockets, shoulder-launched missiles and mortars as well as striking it with cruise missiles, according to reports from Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency.
Categories: International News

Mom's quest: Change the world, not disabled son

9 hours 47 min ago
When my son was born, I picked the name Alexander because the baby names book said it meant "Leader of Men," and I was sure he was destined for greatness. Here's how I pictured it: He would be very smart, win awards, go to a prestigious university and maybe even be famous.
Categories: International News

Jerusalem seminary defaced with anti-Christian slurs

9 hours 49 min ago
A day after flames scorched a West Bank mosque, a Jerusalem seminary belonging to the Greek Orthodox Church was torched and defaced Thursday -- an act police suspect is the work of radical right-wing Israelis.
Categories: International News

ISIS holds 262 Christians hostages in Syria

9 hours 51 min ago
ISIS has seized even more Assyrian Christian hostages after taking over nearly a dozen Assyrian villages in northeastern Syria in the past few days, an activist said Thursday.
Categories: International News

Enormous snow tunnel gains worldwide fame

9 hours 56 min ago
A Canadian man shoveled a giant snow tunnel from his house to his car. The tunnel has been seen around the world. CNN affiliate CBC News has the story.
Categories: International News
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