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'Why not eat insects?'

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 1:03pm
"Why not eat insects?" asked Vincent Holt, a 19th century British author in his eccentric treatise on changing the English diet.
Categories: International News

A sanctuary for chill-seekers

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 1:00pm
Looking for a spa break? In the past, the world's chill-seekers might have ventured to Thailand or India to get their massage fix. In the future, they're more apt to be Africa-bound.
Categories: International News

Photos of Kim Jong Un post cane

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 12:58pm
Brian Todd reports on new images of Kim Jong Un walking without a cane. He's also undertaken a fresh round of purges.
Categories: International News

Mob burns Christian couple in kiln

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 12:58pm
Pakistani police arrest up to 40 people in connection with the killing of a Christian couple in Punjab province who were beaten, then pushed into a burning kiln after being accused of desecrating the Quran.
Categories: International News

Thailand: 'Land of smiles'

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 12:47pm
Thailand's people are justifiably proud of their country, which, sandwiched as it is between historically powerful neighbors, has managed skillfully to play off its rivals and retain its independence.
Categories: International News

Exploring deep space's double

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 12:45pm
Touching down on the otherworldly landscape that stars as a distant planet in one of the year's most hyped movies.
Categories: International News

Suspect in West Bank hit-and-run surrenders, Israel says

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 11:05am
A Palestinian turned himself in to Israeli authorities Thursday to say he was responsible for one of two incidents in which vehicles smashed into Israelis a day earlier, the Israeli military said.
Categories: International News

Crying man confesses, carjacks cameraman

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 10:38am
A crying man with what appeared to be blood on his hands confessed to a crime; then he carjacked a reporter at gunpoint.
Categories: International News

Oregon veterinarian jailed in East Timor in drug case

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 8:43am
Stacey Addison, an American veterinarian from Oregon, spent her birthday in a prison in the small Southeast Asian nation of East Timor. She's being held there in connection with a drug investigation in which she says she was unwittingly caught up.
Categories: International News

Bars, coke, sex: Life of HK banker

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 7:58am
A British banker reveals the darker side of Hong Kong, scene of a recent grisly double-murder, where he and colleagues went on three-day cocaine benders. Leaving the city saved his life.
Categories: International News

International court won't prosecute Israel for deadly flotilla raid

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 7:55am
The International Criminal Court will not prosecute Israel for a May 2010 raid on a Gaza-bound aid ship that left eight Turks and an American dead, even though there's reason to believe war crimes were committed, a prosecutor with the Netherlands-based court said Thursday.
Categories: International News

Is ISIS inspiring Australia attacks?

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 7:53am
Muslim community leaders in Australia say sectarian tensions are soaring, as radicalized Sunni youth, inspired by ISIS, seek to import the religious conflicts wracking the Middle East.
Categories: International News

Airstrikes target another Islamist group

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 7:50am
U.S. airstrikes against ISIS targeted the Islamist rebel group Ahrar al Sham for the first time in Syria, a monitoring group says.
Categories: International News

Nigeria's girls: What's happening?

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 7:50am
Nigeria's announcement of a truce with Boko Haram raised hopes for the release of the kidnapped schoolgirls. But is it really likely to happen?
Categories: International News

Scientists use robots to spy on penguins

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 6:26am
Fake penguins fool real ones, though CNN's Jeanne Moos reports they could use some work on their waddle.
Categories: International News

Tourists head for 'Death Railway'

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 6:22am
This haunting site recalls thousands of lost lives during WWII.
Categories: International News

Clashes at Temple Mount; van hits pedestrians

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 7:06pm
Israeli-Palestinian tensions flared again in Jerusalem on Wednesday, with police and youths clashing at one of the holiest sites in Judaism and Islam, and a Palestinian motorist slamming into pedestrians, killing one.
Categories: International News

Vans used in Jerusalem 'terror' attacks

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 7:04pm
Israeli police are investigating a possible link between back-to-back attacks in Jerusalem. Erin McLaughlin reports.
Categories: International News

The clash at Temple Mount

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 1:45pm
Israeli police clashed with rock-throwing Arab protesters Wednesday on the Temple Mount in the latest round of tensions at the holy site in Jerusalem.
Categories: International News

Father of woman killed in Hong Kong wants death penalty

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 12:33pm
The father of one of the two Indonesian women whose bodies were found in an upscale Hong Kong apartment at the weekend has called for his daughter's killer to be executed.
Categories: International News
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