International News

The world's most expensive phone?

CNN World - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:52
With a price tag of $250,000,these smartphones come complete with 18-carat white gold casing encrusted with precious diamonds.
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Michael Kors and Halle Berry try to design end to global hunger

CNN World - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:44
Hunger isn't glamorous, but Michael Kors and Halle Berry are using the power of fashion and Hollywood to help the U.N. World Food Programme provide meals for children around the world.
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Would you eat 'Fukushima' soup?

CNN World - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 09:48
Soup that is rumored to be radioactive...It could only be Frieze London.
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Hong Kong boss: End the blocked streets

CNN World - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 07:54
Hong Kong's leader made it clear the pro-democracy protests which have clogged main thoroughfares in the city for almost three weeks cannot continue.
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They knew Ukraine crisis was coming. How?

CNN World - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 06:52
To the outside world, the crisis in Ukraine seemed to come out of nowhere. But not for them.
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Germany: 25 years later and no looking back

CNN World - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 06:38
Not so long ago, Germany was vilified for its slow economic growth, high unemployment rates, and record budget deficits. As late as 2004, The Economist called it the Sick Man of Europe. On the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Germany sits atop a small list of superpowers and looks set to stay there.
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Sewol ferry disaster: 6 months of pain

CNN World - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 06:13
6 months after the Sewol ferry sank off South Korea, many still wait for the bodies of loved ones. Paula Hancocks reports.
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Uganda clerics: Is gay OK?

CNN World - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 05:25
Photojournalist Daniella Zalcman asked Uganda's religious leaders what their views were on homosexuality. Some of their answers might surprise you.
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No one stopped Ebola nurse from flying

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 23:02
A nurse monitoring herself for Ebola symptoms broke travel restrictions and flew, U.S. doctors say. But she had reported her temperature to the CDC before taking flight.
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Nepal: 17 trekkers killed in heavy snow

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 20:21
Seventeen trekkers, including at least eight foreigners, have died after they were trapped in heavy snowfall while trekking in the Annapurna and Manang regions in central Nepal, the army said.
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Alleged beating stuns Hong Kong

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 19:31
The Hong Kong government has vowed to conduct an impartial investigation into a video which appears to show several plainclothes police officers beating up a detained pro-democracy demonstrator.
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Al Qaeda resurgent in Yemen amid political turmoil

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:22
The latest "Worldwide Caution" issued by the U.S. State Department last week made for grim reading, telling of "an increased likelihood of reprisal attacks against U.S., Western and coalition partner interests throughout the world, especially in the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, and Asia."
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North and South Korea meet after balloon flap

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:02
It started with balloons. But the latest strife between North and South Korea hasn't been resolved, despite a meeting between top military leaders from both countries Wednesday at the Panmunjom border site -- their highest-level talks in seven years.
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Vatican backtracks on gay comments

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 09:21
Under furious assault from conservative Catholics, the Vatican backtracked Tuesday on its surprisingly positive assessment of gays and same-sex relationships.
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Marine charged with murder of transgender woman

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 09:20
A U.S. Marine has been charged with murder in the death of a transgender woman who was found strangled in a Philippines hotel room over the weekend.
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ISIS gains ground as airstrikes hit

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:54
ISIS appears to have gained more ground in Iraq. Islamic State fighters surrounded one of Iraq's largest air bases.
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Leela Hazzah

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:47
As a child, Leela Hazzah would spend her summer nights lying on the rooftop of her family's home in Egypt.
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Patricia Kelly

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:47
Fred Wright may have grown up on Garden Street, but his early childhood was far from rosy.
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Ned Norton

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:47
Ned Norton was working as a fitness trainer for Olympic athletes and bodybuilders when a young man with a spinal cord injury asked him for help.
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Juan Pablo Romero Fuentes

CNN World - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:47
Growing up in Guatemala, Juan Pablo Romero Fuentes watched many of his peers succumb to drugs, gangs and crime.
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