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Women's rights groups hail conviction of Afghan cleric for girl's rape

CNN World - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 7:54am
A 10-year-old girl, brutally raped, confronts her attacker in court.
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Student kidnappings have political fallout

CNN World - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 7:53am
The legislature of Mexico's Guerrero state must now find a replacement after the governor effectively stepped down, yielding to a growing political crisis over a mass kidnapping.
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The Pistorius trial in 90 seconds

CNN World - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 7:49am
A look back at the trial of South Africa's most famous disabled athlete.
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Poroshenko says majority of voters support 'Ukraine's path to Europe'

CNN World - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 7:48am
Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko hailed exit poll results of Sunday's parliamentary elections, saying the projected outcome gives "a powerful and irreversible backing to Ukraine's path to Europe."
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Ottawa gunman made video of himself prior to attack

CNN World - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 7:47am
The gunman responsible for the terrorist attack in Ottawa last week was "driven by ideological and political motives" and made a video of himself, police said Sunday.
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Music gives slum children a voice

CNN World - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 7:43am
A young woman's mission to share the dreams and aspirations of New Delhi's underprivileged children through music.
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Report: ISIS hostages were tortured before beheadings

CNN World - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 7:41am
In the moments before his death, American James Foley stares into the camera, head held high, after being forced to read a script, in which he blames his death on the United States.
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Executed for killing her alleged rapist

CNN World - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 7:41am
An Iranian woman convicted of murder -- in a killing human rights groups called self-defense against her rapist -- was hanged to death, state news agency IRNA reported.
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And the best airline food is...

CNN World - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 11:37pm
There can't be many people who choose their flight on the quality of its catering -- but those who do should check out these awards.
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Guards return to Ottawa memorial

CNN World - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 5:16pm
Ottawa's Guard of Honor returns to the National War Memorial following the horrific shooting of Nathan Cirillo.
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Lebanese soldiers, militants clash in Tripoli; 7 injured

CNN World - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 4:35pm
Lebanese military forces battled militants in Tripoli on Saturday, leaving seven injured, state media reported.
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Authorities: At least 27 killed in terror attack in Egypt

CNN World - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 5:05am
At least 27 Egyptian security personnel were killed in a car bombing in the country's Sinai region, according to the Egyptian state media agency al Ahram.
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The man who stopped the Canadian gunman

CNN World - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:40pm
Members of parliament hailed 58-year-old Kevin Vickers -- the sergeant-at-arms of Canada's House of Commons -- for shooting dead a gunman inside the Canadian legislature.
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What was Queen's first tweet?

CNN World - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:38pm
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II dipped a toe into 21st-century communications Friday when she posted her first tweet.
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Mother of ISIS hostage Kassig tweets to terror group

CNN World - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:53pm
The mother of American hostage Abdul Rahman Kassig has sent a tweet appealing for a response from ISIS to the family's pleas for his life.
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5 can't-miss Tanzania moments

CNN World - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:47am
Tanzania is far more than just a spot to climb the world's tallest freestanding mountain.
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This parasite keeps millions poor

CNN World - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:46am
One of the most debilitating medical conditions in sub-Saharan Africa isn't fatal. In fact, it's easily curable. The culprit is small, but its impact is big. The chigoe flea, more commonly known as a jigger, typically burrows itself into the feet and hands. It prevents millions of children from attending school, stops farmers from working their land, and makes walking all but unbearable.
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Sixth West African nation hit by Ebola

CNN World - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:44am
The WHO sends additional medical experts to Mali to help it prevent the spread of Ebola after its first confirmed case, a spokesman says.
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Suspicious substance reported at Canadian Consulate in Istanbul

CNN World - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 7:08am
Turkish authorities are investigating a suspicious substance at the Canadian Consulate in Istanbul, and unspecified security incidents also are being investigated at two other foreign consulates in Turkey's largest city, the country's emergency management agency said Friday.
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The week in 37 photos

CNN World - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 6:49am
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