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Kobani fight is an opportunity to blunt ISIS, general says

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:32am
Fevered efforts by ISIS to capture the Syrian city of Kobani have handed U.S. and allied forces a prime opportunity to deal the extremist group a bloody nose, the U.S. Central Command's top general told reporters Friday.
Categories: International News

U.S. man gets trapped in London bookstore

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 8:24am
There's nothing like getting stuck into a good book -- but getting stuck in a good book store is a different matter.
Categories: International News

Camera maps coral reefs

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 8:21am
The Catlin Seaview Survey is mapping Southeast Asia's Coral Triangle, home to 75 percent of all known coral species including nearly 600 species of reef-building corals.
Categories: International News

The week in 30 photos

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 6:39am
Categories: International News

Giant prehistoric kangaroos looked like rabbits, walked like humans

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 4:39am
A giant relative of the kangaroo with the face of a rabbit ambled around the Australian outback 100,000 years ago, according to a new study. Instead of hopping around like its modern cousin, it walked upright, one foot in front of the other, like a human.
Categories: International News

At the heart of China's legal (and illegal) trade with North Korea

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 1:18am
The sun is rising over the Yalu River and North Korea.
Categories: International News

Nepal rescuers search for missing hikers

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 1:14am
The search for missing hikers and bodies buried in snow resumed in central Nepal on Thursday after an avalanche killed scores of trekkers this week.
Categories: International News

Nurse may have had symptoms earlier

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:43pm
The U.S. Ebola nurse who traveled across country before falling ill could have been sick earlier than she admitted, a federal official says. She may have had symptoms the day she boarded her first flight, a CDC official says.
Categories: International News

London suspect: 'Terrorist' is a great word

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:32pm
A British man charged with planning either a "Mumbai-style" terror attack or an attack on a prominent person said in secret recordings that he had been to Syria and reveled in the idea of being labeled a terrorist, a court in London heard Thursday.
Categories: International News

U.S. helps push back ISIS in Kobani

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 1:06pm
Kurdish fighters in the Syrian town of Kobani have pushed back ISIS militants in a number of locations as U.S. airstrikes on ISIS positions continue in and around the city.
Categories: International News

Hurricane Gonzalo bears down

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:05am
Bermuda is bracing for one of the most powerful storms in recent years.
Categories: International News

Nurse helping treat herself for Ebola

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:05am
The Spanish nurse with Ebola continues to help others even while she fights the deadly disease. Nic Robertson reports.
Categories: International News

Report: U.S. kept Iraq chemical weapons finds secret

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:01am
The U.S. government suppressed information about chemical weapons it found in Iraq, and several servicemembers were injured by their exposure to those weapons, The New York Times is reporting.
Categories: International News

Which megacity went horn-free?

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:56am
Road users in Lagos were asked to keep their hands off the horn on Wednesday. Lagos state governor Babatunde Fashola declared the date "No Horn Day" in a move to reduce noise pollution in Nigeria's biggest city and economic capital.
Categories: International News

The world's most expensive phone?

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:52am
With a price tag of $250,000,these smartphones come complete with 18-carat white gold casing encrusted with precious diamonds.
Categories: International News

Michael Kors and Halle Berry try to design end to global hunger

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:44am
Hunger isn't glamorous, but Michael Kors and Halle Berry are using the power of fashion and Hollywood to help the U.N. World Food Programme provide meals for children around the world.
Categories: International News

Would you eat 'Fukushima' soup?

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 9:48am
Soup that is rumored to be radioactive...It could only be Frieze London.
Categories: International News

Hong Kong boss: End the blocked streets

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 7:54am
Hong Kong's leader made it clear the pro-democracy protests which have clogged main thoroughfares in the city for almost three weeks cannot continue.
Categories: International News

They knew Ukraine crisis was coming. How?

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:52am
To the outside world, the crisis in Ukraine seemed to come out of nowhere. But not for them.
Categories: International News

Germany: 25 years later and no looking back

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:38am
Not so long ago, Germany was vilified for its slow economic growth, high unemployment rates, and record budget deficits. As late as 2004, The Economist called it the Sick Man of Europe. On the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Germany sits atop a small list of superpowers and looks set to stay there.
Categories: International News

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