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Selfies at the Hajj: Is nothing sacred?

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 5:33pm
The selfie pandemic -- the cultural Ebola of our networked age -- is going global. It's bad enough that we've had the selfie as the word-of-year, the selfie as a "brilliant and terrible" TV show, the smiling selfie at Auschwitz, the selfie with a suicide as its backdrop and the selfie proudly blocking Rembrandt's most masterful self-portrait.
Categories: International News

Somalia Islamist militants abandon last stronghold to government forces

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 4:00am
Somalia's militant Islamist group al-Shabaab has abandoned its last major stronghold of Barawe, after an assault by Somali and African Union forces, residents and military commanders said.
Categories: International News

Typhoon bears down on Japan, with Tokyo in its path

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 3:50am
Typhoon Phanfone was churning north Sunday toward Japan's southern tip with sustained winds as powerful as 185 kph.
Categories: International News

What leads young jihadis to fight?

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 2:54am
Hundreds of young British men are thought to have joined the conflict in Iraq and Syria. CNN's Karl Penhaul hears of tragic consequences.
Categories: International News

The search for MH370: Next phase poised to begin

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 9:51pm
The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is arguably the greatest mystery in the history of commercial flight, with an extensive search failing to turn up a single piece of definitive evidence of its whereabouts.
Categories: International News

With Kim out of sight, North Korea agrees to talks with South

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 3:27pm
With Kim Jong Un out of sight for a month, a covey of North Korea's high officials popped down to South Korea for a last minute jaunt on Saturday, and delivered a diplomatic bonbon.
Categories: International News

Thai king hospitalized with high fever

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 7:44am
Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej has been hospitalized with a high fever and irregular blood pressure, the palace said Saturday.
Categories: International News

Cameron: Beheading 'unforgivable'

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 7:43am
UK Prime Minister David Cameron said that the death of British aid worker Alan Henning at the hands of ISIS was "absolutely abhorrent" and "unforgivable."
Categories: International News

Mob attacks Hong Kong protesters

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 6:01am
As the mass protests extended into the seventh day, the stalemate between pro-democracy demonstrators and the Hong Kong government appears no closer to a resolution.
Categories: International News

ISIS video: British hostage beheaded

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 5:59am
A short video released by ISIS shows the apparent beheading of British aid worker Alan Henning.
Categories: International News

Hong Kong protesters: We don't trust you

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 9:53pm
Hong Kong police and pro-democracy protesters faced off outside the office of the city's chief executive, as the standoff continued despite an agreement to hold talks.
Categories: International News

Is THIS the world's most interesting man?

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 3:48pm
Meet the man leading the world's largest democracy. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Categories: International News

ISIS and Kurds battle for Syrian city of Kobani

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 3:48pm
ISIS fighters have entered the besieged Syrian Kurdish city of Kobani, a Kurdish fighter said Friday, setting the stage for a vicious street-to-street battle in the shadow of Turkey's border.
Categories: International News

U.N. to Ukraine government and rebels: Respect the ceasefire

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 10:12am
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged Ukrainian government forces and rebel fighters to respect a fragile ceasefire, following the death of a Swiss Red Cross worker in shelling in eastern Ukraine.
Categories: International News

9 peacekeepers killed in Mali

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 10:09am
(CNN) -- Nine United Nations peacekeepers were killed in an ambush in Mali on Friday, a U.N. spokesman said.
Categories: International News

Is this what a model should look like?

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 8:40am
It's well known the fashion industry is one of the toughest to break into. To conform to the traditional stereotype of a model you need to be skinny, stunning and have legs that go on forever, right?
Categories: International News

Could 'Smart Jacket' save lives?

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 8:36am
On the bustling streets of Nairobi, hundreds of motorcyclists are weaving in and out of the already congested traffic. Without fear of incident, countless drivers put themselves at rish every day on these gridlocked roads.
Categories: International News

Sri Lanka's great elephant migration

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 8:20am
Poachers have decimated elephant populations across Africa and parts of Asia, killing thousands of animals for their revered ivory.
Categories: International News

Fatwa against selfies at Hajj

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 8:13am
A fatwa has been issued against selfies at this year's Hajj, but Mecca is all the while being transformed into a modern city.
Categories: International News

The week in 35 photos

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 8:02am
Categories: International News

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