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Could this solve world hunger?

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 1:35pm
Palm weevils. To look at, these tiny bugs are relatively unassuming, perhaps even slightly creepy to the insect-adverse. To Mohammed Ashour, however, they are the solution to many of the ills facing the developing world. The humble palm weevil could potentially eradicate world hunger and malnutrition, it could lift whole communities out of poverty, and bring down global C02 levels. For a creature measuring just a few inches in length, that's a lot of power.
Categories: International News

MH17 investigators delayed

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 12:43pm
The Dutch PM has called on the president of Ukraine to "please stop the fighting." CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
Categories: International News

Suspect in museum shooting extradited to Belgium

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:20am
The suspect in the deadly shooting at Belgium's Jewish Museum was extradited from France to Belgium, a French court official said Tuesday.
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U.S.: Russia violated treaty

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:59am
The U.S. is accusing Russia of violating a 1987 missile treaty. CNN's Elise Labott has more.
Categories: International News

Sewol ferry survivors testify

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:37am
Lines of police surrounded a courthouse as student survivors of the Sewol ferry disaster gave evidence in their hometown of Ansan, South Korea, on Monday.
Categories: International News

2nd Air Algerie 'black box' found

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:36am
France has declared a three-day mourning period to commemorate the victims of the Air Algerie Flight 5017 crash, French President Francois Hollande declared on Saturday.
Categories: International News

Another relative of Afghan President Karzai killed

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:35am
A cousin of Afghan President Hamid Karzai died in a bombing Tuesday, a provincial spokesman said, marking the latest killing of a Karzai relative.
Categories: International News

What a shot! 37 amazing sports photos

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 6:45am
Categories: International News

Stunning maps of the moon

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 5:49am
Man has been mapping the moon for hundreds of years. Here are some of the most eye-catching creations.
Categories: International News

Time to test Ebola vaccines?

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 4:37am
Ebola virus disease is sweeping across West Africa in the largest outbreak of the virus to date. Mortality rates are currently at 60% in a disease where up to 90% of infected people can die. But despite this lethality there remain no licensed treatments or vaccines available, nearly 40 years after the disease was first discovered.
Categories: International News

Security Council eyes Gaza cease-fire

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 1:46am
With more than 1,000 people killed in the Israel-Hamas conflict, the U.N. Security Council held an emergency midnight meeting early Monday and announced "strong support ... for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in Gaza.
Categories: International News

Militants in Syria put victims' heads on poles

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:21pm
In some of the most gruesome images yet to emerge from the latest mass violence in Syria, videos show militants raising their victims' severed heads on poles.
Categories: International News

Fighting stalls MH17 retrieval plans

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:05pm
Uncertainty hangs over an international effort to retrieve human remains from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 as fighting rages in eastern Ukraine.
Categories: International News

Venezuelan ex-general held

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:24pm
A retired Venezuelan military general wanted in the United States for alleged drug-trafficking ties was arrested in Aruba in a case that could further strain U.S.-Venezuela relations.
Categories: International News

Exclusive look inside Hamas tunnels

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:45pm
CNN gets an exclusive look inside a Hamas tunnel which Israel says is used to smuggle weapons and launch attacks.
Categories: International News

Family's one last photo aboard MH17

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:22pm
Dave Hally took one last photo of his wife and 4-year-old daughter before takeoff for their dream vacation aboard MH17. Erin Mclaughlin reports.
Categories: International News

Second American infected with Ebola

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:59am
A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for.
Categories: International News

Teen gets 232 'teeth' removed

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:27am
A teenager in India, who had more than 200 "teeth" growing in his mouth due to a benign dental tumor, has had them removed.
Categories: International News

Boko Haram blamed in abduction of Cameroonian official's wife

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:26am
Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram Islamists on Sunday abducted the wife of the Cameroonian deputy prime minister in a dawn attack on his home village of Kolofata, north of the area where they also kidnapped a local chief and his family, residents and security sources said.
Categories: International News

The Great War turns 100

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 8:31am
100 years ago, Austria-Hungry declared war on Serbia leading to the first World War. CNN's Max Foster has more.
Categories: International News
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