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First on CNN: Iranian aircraft buzzed Navy helicopter in Persian Gulf

CNN World - 7 hours 18 min ago
An Iranian military observation aircraft flew within 50 yards of an armed U.S. Navy helicopter over the Persian Gulf this month, sparking concern that top Iranian commanders might not be in full control of local forces, CNN has learned.
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Nigerian President concedes

CNN World - 7 hours 22 min ago
Incumbent Goodluck Jonathan phoned former military leader Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday to concede defeat in Nigeria's presidential elections, Buhari's party says.
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Iraqi forces take parts of Tikrit back from ISIS, official says

CNN World - 7 hours 48 min ago
Iraqi forces trying to liberate the city of Tikrit from ISIS are now in control of all government buildings in the southeastern part of the city, Iraqi Interior Ministry spokesman Saad Maan said Tuesday on Iraqiya TV.
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2015 Sony World Photography Awards

CNN World - 8 hours 9 min ago
Fourteen people have been announced as winners of Sony World Photography Awards. The winners, who are not professional photographers, were chosen from more than 96,000 entries. The professional winners will be announced in April.
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Buhari appears ahead in Nigerian election

CNN World - 8 hours 12 min ago
With partial results reported in the Nigerian presidential election, it appears opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari is leading incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan.
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Iran's power rises, with or without deal

CNN World - 9 hours 52 min ago
Deal or no deal in the Iranian nuclear talks, Tehran is already behaving like it's made a killing.
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Thousand-year-old recipe kills MRSA superbug

CNN World - 10 hours 48 min ago
It might sound like a really old wives' tale, but a thousand-year-old Anglo Saxon potion may hold the key to wiping out the modern-day superbug MRSA.
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Singapore teen charged after Lee Kuan Yew rant

CNN World - 10 hours 53 min ago
A 16-year-old teenager has been charged for a tirade he posted on YouTube regarding the death of the late Singapore leader, Lee Kuan Yew.
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What's at stake? 21 questions

CNN World - 10 hours 55 min ago
Talks aimed at reaching a deal over Iran's nuclear program are going down to the wire.
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If a deal is done, would Iran cheat?

CNN World - 10 hours 57 min ago
Iran's people want a deal in hopes of a better economy but its leaders may find it hard to give up on a nuclear program.
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How do international sanctions against Iran work?

CNN World - 11 hours 25 sec ago
CNN's Michael Holmes explains what's included in the international sanctions against Iran, how they work and how a nuclear deal would impact them.
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Will psychological testing become mandatory?

CNN World - 11 hours 2 min ago
Everyday millions of people put their lives in the hands of others, such as pilots. Should mental health screenings be mandatory in more professions? CNN's Dan Simon reports.
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Is Tehran backpedaling?

CNN World - 11 hours 3 min ago
The world's most powerful diplomats sat down in Lausanne with Iranian nuclear negotiators on Monday for the first time since November. And uncomfortable rumblings made headlines.
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Guards abandon prison, inmates choose to stay

CNN World - 11 hours 3 min ago
Guards abandoned a prison in Debaltseve, Ukraine, but some of the inmates chose stayed behind. CNN's Yasmin Amer reports.
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The 5 things you need to know

CNN World - 11 hours 3 min ago
The world is watching for what could turn out to be either a historic achievement for international diplomacy -- or, just as easily, a disappointing failure -- as negotiators sit down this week in the tranquil lakeside city of Lausanne, Switzerland, to hammer out a framework nuclear deal with Iran before March 31.
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Israel prepares for attack with flight simulator

CNN World - 11 hours 5 min ago
A new flight simulator gives Israeli pilots an incredibly realistic training environment, zeroing in on key potential targets. CNN's Oren Liebermann reports.
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'So proud to be S. African right now!' Twitter reacts to 'Daily Show'

CNN World - 11 hours 14 min ago
By now you've probably already heard the news: South African comedian Trevor Noah will take over from "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart, who announced in February that he was leaving after 16 years.
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U.S. Navy rescues 2 Saudi pilots

CNN World - 11 hours 17 min ago
The U.S. Navy rescued two Saudi Arabia air force pilots from the Gulf of Aden, a U.S. military official said Friday.
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Yemen: Foreign boots could hit the ground soon

CNN World - 11 hours 20 min ago
At any moment, Saudi troops could march through Yemen, heating up an already intense conflict that could have ramifications across the Middle East.
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CNN exclusive: Detained ISIS members speak from Iraqi jail

CNN World - 11 hours 33 min ago
Sameem Sulaiman shuffles in, the cuffs usually around his ankles and wrists removed for our interview. He agreed to speak to CNN, but not once during the interview did he make eye contact, or even look up, unwilling to speak directly to a woman.
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