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Explosion reported at chemical plant in Ukraine

CNN World - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 8:16am
A strong explosion was reported at a Donetsk chemical goods plant in eastern Ukraine, the city's website reported Monday.
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China executes mining tycoon

CNN World - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 7:52am
China has executed a mining tycoon found guilty of murder and running a "mafia-style" organization, state media reported Monday.
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Australian PM survives no-confidence vote

CNN World - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 5:15am
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott will retain his leadership after surviving a vote of no confidence in his own party by 61-39.
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'Ghost' super-boat cruises on bubbles

CNN World - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 5:12am
A boat is copying the tech behind a super-fast Russian torpedo by riding a foam tunnel through the water.
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Ivory Coast claims AFCON title

CNN World - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 5:10am
Ivory Coast claimed its first Africa Cup of Nations title in 23 years after beating Ghana 9-8 in a dramatic penalty shootout in the final Sunday.
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Rebel official: 8 civilians killed by shelling in Ukraine

CNN World - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 5:10am
Shelling killed eight civilians in the Donetsk region over the past day, the self-declared deputy defense minister of the rebel group Donetsk People's Republic told reporters Sunday.
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Ex-spy chief goes missing in Argentina scandal

CNN World - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 5:10am
The scandal enmeshing Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner already had a plot as twisted as a Machiavelli novel.
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Mexico's 'Queen of the Pacific' released from prison

CNN World - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 5:09am
In Mexico's male-dominated drug trade, her life story became a legend. Now she's free after more than seven years behind bars.
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Amal Clooney to push Egypt to free Al Jazeera journalist

CNN World - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 9:10pm
International human rights lawyer Amal Clooney will travel to Cairo in hopes of freeing jailed journalist Mohamed Fahmy, the journalist said in a statement released by his family Sunday.
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Greek PM vows to make good on campaign pledges

CNN World - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 6:46pm
Greece's new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says he won't go for an extension of the country's current bailout.
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Soccer fans, police clash in Cairo;15 dead

CNN World - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 6:43pm
At least 15 people died Sunday when soccer fans clashed with police in Cairo, Egypt's government-controlled Al-Ahram newspaper website reported.
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Father's hunch saves tot, wife

CNN World - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 4:08pm
As they took their seats on a TransAsia Airways flight that crashed in Taipei on Wednesday, Lin Ming-wei and his young family were looking forward to a vacation.
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How bad is measles around world?

CNN World - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 4:08pm
Measles this year has hit the most disparate places: camps for internally displaced people in northeast Nigeria, who've had to flee from Boko Haram, and Disneyland in California.
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Coalition airstrikes pound ISIS

CNN World - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 1:20pm
ISIS swept into Iraq's second-largest city in June, adding land to what it calls a caliphate. Now anti-ISIS forces are trying to weaken targets ahead of a fight to take back Mosul.
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Colombian rebels ask Miss Universe to attend peace talks

CNN World - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 12:38pm
Colombian beauty queen Paulina Vega may soon have a new role: peace negotiator.
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U.S.: No evidence; Jordan: ISIS 'PR stunt'

CNN World - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 12:31pm
ISIS claims that a female American hostage has been killed in a Jordanian airstrike on Raqaa, Syria. Kayla Mueller, a 26-year-old humanitarian worker, is seen here with her mother, Marsha.
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Did pilot in Taiwan crash stop wrong engine?

CNN World - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 8:18pm
The pilots of TransAsia Airways Flight GE235 grappled with problems with both engines before the plane clipped a bridge and crashed into a river, killing dozens of people, Taiwan's Aviation Safety Council said Friday.
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American held by ISIS moved by suffering of Syrian people

CNN World - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 7:26pm
Kayla Mueller traveled to the Middle East and dedicated herself to helping people in need, especially children.
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Terror trainee who faked his death sentenced to 12 years

CNN World - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 4:01pm
Imran Khawaja left London to train with a terror group in Syria last year and rose in the ranks, eventually appearing in one of its online promotional videos holding a severed head to the camera, authorities say.
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