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Gaza 'confronting medical crisis'

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 17:36
Israel's airstrikes on Gaza in response to Hamas militants' rocket attacks have left more than 100 dead and have pushed medical facilities there to the brink, Palestinian officials said.
Categories: International News

Strong earthquake rocks Japan

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 17:06
A 6.8-magnitude earthquake early Saturday struck in the area of Fukushima, Japan -- the epicenter of a nuclear crisis following a massive 2011 earthquake and tsunami -- the Japan Meteorological Agency reported.
Categories: International News

Germany expels U.S. spy official

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 16:28
Germany's government has asked America's top spy chief stationed in the country to leave.
Categories: International News

Dinosaur skeletons returned to Mongolia

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 15:25
Dinosaur skeletons illegally smuggled in to the United States have been turned over to the Mongolian government in a repatriation ceremony Thursday.
Categories: International News

Controversial South African ad faces no action

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:58
A television commercial that prompted complaints for its portrayal of a white woman feeding a young black boy like a dog will not be formally investigated, South Africa's advertising watchdog has ruled.
Categories: International News

Iraq's top diplomat replaced, sources say

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:19
Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, a Kurdish member of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's government, has been replaced, according to two senior Iraqi government officials.
Categories: International News

Biggest ever flying bird?

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 11:30
Imagine a bird that couldn't fit in your living room because its wings were too big.
Categories: International News

Volunteering for feel-good vacation

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 11:29
How often have you been on vacation and barely left your resort? It's all too easy to stick to the tourist trail when you have little time available and are in unfamiliar surroundings.
Categories: International News

19 Ukrainian troops killed in missile attack, military says

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:23
At least 19 Ukrainian troops were killed and 55 other people were injured in a missile attack by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Friday.
Categories: International News

Space junk belly flops to Earth

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:13
A fireball seen in Australia's night sky was actually space debris from Russia's Soyuz rocket, astronomers say.
Categories: International News

Soccer fans as an army for good

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 09:16
More than any single soccer player, the fans have taken center stage during the World Cup.
Categories: International News

4 journalists get hard labor

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 08:19
Four journalists and an executive from a Myanmar magazine have been sentenced to 10 years of hard labor on charges of violating state secrets by claiming the military was making chemical weapons.
Categories: International News

Inside secret Pakistani tunnels

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 08:18
In a tea shop in Miranshah, a dusty town in northeastern Pakistan, an empty kettle hangs on a hook waiting to be used, while flies hover over baskets piled high with sweetmeats drying out in the July sunshine.
Categories: International News

A mom's trek to a better life in the U.S.

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 08:16
CNN's Kyung Lah reports on a Guatemalan mother who makes the journey to the U.S. to save her son's life.
Categories: International News

Inside Baghdad hospital

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 08:14
Ali Hassan's body is broken, courtesy of a sniper who blew holes in the soldier's left leg and left hand.
Categories: International News

Veteran diplomat de Mistura tapped as U.N.'s Syria envoy

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 08:13
Staffan de Mistura -- who has been the United Nations' top emissary in Iraq, Afghanistan and other once-volatile locales -- is moving on to Syria, in the hope of turning the tide after years of war there.
Categories: International News

Fireball as Russian space junk 'belly flops' to Earth

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 08:12
A fireball the size of a small truck, which shot through the sky over Australia Thursday night, was space junk from Russia's Soyuz rocket, astronomers said.
Categories: International News

MP apologizes for Hitler tweet

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 08:02
A Malaysian politician who drew gasps by evoking Hitler in a congratulatory tweet to the German World Cup team has apologized, in his own inimitable style.
Categories: International News

How $50 billion can be found in fishing -- if the world does it better

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 07:03
Oceans around the globe could inject an extra $50 billion into the world's economy -- if fisheries were sustainably managed, a new report backed by Prince Charles shows.
Categories: International News

The week in 26 photos

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 06:34
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