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Japan: ISIS silent on hostages

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:38am
Japan says it has had no contact with ISIS as the Islamic militant group's deadline nears for Tokyo to pay a $200 million ransom to spare the lives of two hostages.
Categories: International News

6,000 ISIS fighters killed

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:37am
The losses have had a "devastating" impact on ISIS, a U.S. diplomatic official says.
Categories: International News

Saudi blogger's lashes postponed

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:37am
After enduring wounds from being struck 50 times, a Saudi blogger has been given a reprieve in receiving another 50 lashes this Friday, said Amnesty International.
Categories: International News

King Abdullah's legacy: 5 things to know

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:37am
Abdullah's rule over one of the West's key Muslim allies left an indelible, if ambiguous, legacy. Here are five notable characteristics of his reign.
Categories: International News

Yemen's government resigns

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 4:47pm
The resignations come a day after the government and Houthi rebels reached a tentative peace deal meant to end days of turmoil.
Categories: International News

Civilians die in Ukraine shelling

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 4:06pm
Seven civilians were killed when shells hit a trolley bus station in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, the City Council there said Thursday, as the months-long conflict in the country's east showed little sign of easing.
Categories: International News

Which nations pay ransom?

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 3:39pm
Ransom is as old as kidnappings, bad guys and money. But it never gets old enough not to demand again, as the Japanese government now knows all too well.
Categories: International News

ISIS competes with al Qaeda

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 3:32pm
The Syria-based terror group ISIS is active and recruiting inside the Middle Eastern state of Yemen, already a hotbed of terrorist activity, CNN has learned.
Categories: International News

The mystery of 'Jihadi John'

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 3:31pm
The black-clad ISIS militant looks and sounds similar to the man who has appeared in at least five previous hostage videos.
Categories: International News

The ISIS terror threat

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 3:31pm
Categories: International News

Sudan refugees take back their story

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 2:32pm
Refugee students from Sudan were given smartphones and lessons in digital storytelling. They could be the next generation of citizen journalists.
Categories: International News

Is this what the future looks like?

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 2:29pm
Getty Images has produced a series of photographs called "Future Unknown," which illustrate a visual aesthetic that "embraces experimentation fused with technology."
Categories: International News

Art made from war

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:41pm
Categories: International News

Photos: Unrest in Yemen

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:41pm
After two days of turmoil and talk of a coup, an official says the Yemeni government and Houthi rebels have reached a tentative agreement aimed at defusing the country's political crisis.
Categories: International News

French woman: Why I want to join ISIS

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:37pm
Categories: International News

Iran's Supreme Leader's open letter to the West

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:35pm
Iran's Supreme Leader calls on young people to seek out their own understanding of Islam in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks.
Categories: International News

Beautiful Iranian Kurdistan

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:28pm
"Yavash, yavash," the small, gray-haired doctor says, leaning across from the passenger seat to put a hand on his friend's shoulder, imploring him to slow down the black Toyota as we approach another hairpin bend in the dusty road.
Categories: International News

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