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China bans burqas in Muslim city

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 9:59am
Legislators in China's far-western Xinjiang province have passed a law to prohibit residents from wearing burqas in public, state media reported, in a continued campaign against what authorities view as religious extremism.
Categories: International News

37 amazing sports photos

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 9:45am
Categories: International News

Why 2015 will be defining year for India

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 9:31am
If there were an annual prize for the "World's Most Hopeful Economy," it would likely go to India. After years of disappointing returns, the world's largest democracy rediscovered vigor in 2014. Stocks rose by a third; foreign investment grew by a quarter; the economy at one stage expanded at its fastest pace in two years. Beyond economics, the public mood seemed to lift: There was new hope for a young and tech-savvy India, unburdened by the failures of the past.
Categories: International News

Astronauts relocate after space station leak

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 8:58am
A leak in the cooling system on the International Space Station has resulted in the evacuation of the U.S. crew from the American segment of the station to the Russian segment, the Russian Federal Space Agency said.
Categories: International News

French lawmakers break into emotional song

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 8:26am
French lawmakers paused for a moment of silence and sang a solemn national anthem to honor the victims of the Paris terror attacks.
Categories: International News

Man falls from one cruise ship, is rescued by another

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 7:52am
A man who fell from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship off the coast of Cozumel, Mexico, was rescued by a Disney cruise ship after passengers spotted him on the water, Mexican authorities say.
Categories: International News

French Muslims warn of growing anti-Islam backlash

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 5:39am
France's Muslims warn of a growing anti-Islam backlash as the country slowly comes to terms with last week's deadly attacks on Charlie Hebdo magazine and a Jewish supermarket.
Categories: International News

Muslims have mixed response to Charlie Hebdo's new Mohammed cover

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 7:43pm
Charlie Hebdo's latest cover image is a message of defiance, but also forgiveness -- and many Muslims responded with similarly mixed emotions.
Categories: International News

2nd AirAsia black box retrieved

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 6:42pm
Divers recovered the cockpit voice recorder from the submerged wreckage of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 on Tuesday, reports said, in another step forward for the investigation into the disaster.
Categories: International News

71 die after drinking home brew

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 6:00pm
A homemade alcoholic drink has reportedly killed 69 people and sickened nearly 200 others in a village in Mozambique.
Categories: International News

'Je Suis Juif': Do Jews and France have a future together?

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 2:51pm
The four men killed by terrorists in a kosher supermarket in Paris last week now rest in Jerusalem, 2,000 miles away from the country they called home and where images from a massive rally Sunday inspired France -- and the world.
Categories: International News

Egypt cracks down on atheism

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 1:59pm
Egypt's Constitution states that "freedom of belief is absolute," yet it says nothing about those who don't believe.
Categories: International News

Paris attackers' ties to terror

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 12:23pm
French authorities knew alarming details about two of the terrorists in the Paris attack as recently as a year ago, according to court documents obtained by CNN.
Categories: International News

Paris attack victims mourned

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 11:44am
Mourners came by the thousands -- in France and in Israel -- to honor those killed by Islamist extremists in three terror attacks last week.
Categories: International News

25 die in India from toxic liquor

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 11:36am
At least 25 people have died after consuming illicitly brewed liquor in villages in northern India, health authorities said Tuesday.
Categories: International News

Why Boko Haram is more worrying than ISIS

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 11:34am
Categories: International News

Fear and loathing in the dressing room

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 11:30am
What happens in the dressing room stays in the dressing room is an oft repeated phrase by football managers and players.
Categories: International News

Too horrified to watch, too fascinated to turn away

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 11:23am
Recent ISIS beheadings were seen by many as a gruesome serial drama, but Frances Larson says the killers know we will still tune in for the next episode.
Categories: International News

Mubarak to be retried

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 11:21am
An Egyptian court has overturned former President Hosni Mubarak's conviction on embezzlement charges and ordered a retrial.
Categories: International News

Funerals in Jerusalem

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 11:19am
Mourners came by the thousands -- in France and in Israel -- to honor those killed by Islamist extremists in three terror attacks last week.
Categories: International News
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