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19 die as violent protests over ISIS sweep Turkey

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 2:15pm
As ISIS militants seem poised to take the strategic city of Kobani at the Turkish-Syrian border, violent protests have broken out in Turkey, leaving some demonstrators dead.
Categories: International News

Piracy feared as oil tanker vanishes

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:25pm
Vietnamese authorities are searching for an oil tanker feared to have been taken by pirates just 40 minutes after it departed Singapore for Vietnam almost one week ago.
Categories: International News

Spain may kill Ebola patient's dog

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:11pm
More than 330,000 people have signed a petition on Change.org to save Ebola patient Teresa Romero Ramos' dog, Excalibur.
Categories: International News

How ISIS makes its millions

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:10pm
On the southern edge of Turkey, rolling brown pastoral hills slope gently to the Syrian border, with small towns like this one dotting the horizon. The calm on this side of the border, however, belies the scene on the other side.
Categories: International News

Hero fights ISIS recruiters

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:08pm
His name is Abdullah X. His slogan: "Mind of a Scholar, Heart of a Warrior." But the star of this new animated show isn't a caped crusader battling bad guys in the streets of Gotham -- he's fighting for the hearts and minds of young Muslims everywhere.
Categories: International News

U.S. officials: ISIS will capture Kobani, but it's not a big concern to us

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:27pm
The key Syrian border city of Kobani will soon fall to ISIS, but that's not a major U.S. concern, several senior U.S. administration officials said.
Categories: International News

Nobel for giving us peek at nanoworld

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:04pm
Two Americans and a German won the Nobel Prize in chemistry this year for their work on optical microscopy that has opened up our understanding of molecules by allowing us to see how they work close up.
Categories: International News

99 quarantined in Marburg virus death

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:03pm
Three days after a fatal case of Marburg hemorrhagic fever was diagnosed in Uganda, 99 people have been quarantined in four different locations across the East African country, as field epidemiologists and surveillance officers continue to closely monitor all people who got into contact with only victim.
Categories: International News

American Ebola patient dies in Texas

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:55am
Thomas Eric Duncan died this morning at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, the hospital says.
Categories: International News

6.2-magnitude quake strikes off coast of Mexico

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:47am
A 6.2-magnitude quake struck Tuesday northeast of San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Categories: International News

Last U.S. airman's body recovered off Japan after typhoon

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:37am
The last body has been recovered of three U.S. airmen who died when a powerful typhoon struck just off Japan, according to the official website of Kadena Air Base, the U.S. military installation where the men were serving.
Categories: International News

Who's who in Hong Kong protests

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:18am
There hasn't been any real breakthrough in the Hong Kong protests. Here's our guide to the different players, what they want, and why there's no easy solution.
Categories: International News

Who is 'Umbrella Man'?

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 9:50am
Demonstrators wheeled out the looming figure under cover of darkness.
Categories: International News

Kenyan President faces charges

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 8:36am
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday became the first sitting head of state to appear before the International Criminal Court, where he faces charges of crimes against humanity.
Categories: International News

Vongfong bears down on Japan

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 8:32am
The most powerful storm of the year has Japan in its sights.
Categories: International News

Three British brothers turned to jihad

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 7:29am
Karl Penhaul tells the story of three British brothers who went to Syria to become jihadis.
Categories: International News

Asia sees spike in dengue fever outbreaks

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 7:26am
Southern China is suffering from its worst outbreak of dengue fever in two decades, with 1,000 new cases of the potentially fatal mosquito-borne disease emerging each day, according to official media reports.
Categories: International News

The greatest beards in history

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 6:55am
Here's some of the world's greatest ever facial hair, but have we finally reached 'peak beard'?
Categories: International News

Tweets to make you smile

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 6:29am
Categories: International News

The Santa Maria found? Not so fast

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 9:55pm
An American explorer's claim to have found the long-lost Santa Maria, Christopher Columbus' flagship from his first voyage to the Americas, has been dismissed by a group of U.N. experts.
Categories: International News
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