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Huge ship uses its hull as a giant sail

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 10:19
A new design that uses the high sides of a container ship as a sail could revolutionize the shipping industry.
Categories: International News

Deep-sea creatures could make new drugs

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 10:18
Scientists are scouring Arctic waters to find new bacteria, in the hope of creating vital new antibiotics.
Categories: International News

Europe scrambles to identify terror threats

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 08:42
There could be as many as 20 sleeper cells of between 120 and 180 people ready to strike in France, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands, a Western intelligence source has told CNN.
Categories: International News

Flogging delayed for Saudi activist

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 08:32
Saudi Arabian rights activist Raif Badawi will not be flogged Friday for medical reasons, his wife said.
Categories: International News

From above, Boko Haram's devastation

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 08:25
Charred ground and cinders mark the sites where once thousands of homes stood in Nigeria. That's according to a series of satellite images released by Amnesty International, which the rights group said shows the "horrific scale" of the devastation wrought by Boko Haram militants.
Categories: International News

6 to be executed for drug offenses

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 08:25
Six people, including five foreigners, face execution by firing squad in coming days in Indonesia, as the country's new president upholds a hard line on drug offenders.
Categories: International News

Gunman at post office near Paris

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 08:24
A man with a handgun entered a post office outside of Paris early Friday afternoon, police said.
Categories: International News

Why Chinese food safety is so bad

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 08:20
Almost half of Chinese food-processing plants fail to meet internationally acceptable standards, new figures suggest.
Categories: International News

Terror plan was to kill Belgian police

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 08:18
The plan was to gun down law officers in Belgium's streets or at police stations, possibly disguised in police uniforms themselves.
Categories: International News

Suspects detained in Paris as Kerry visits

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 08:16
At least a dozen people have been detained in the Paris region overnight in connection with last week's shootings, the city prosecutor's office said Friday.
Categories: International News

Who's killing Muslims?

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 15:25
Categories: International News

Lashings, beheadings: Saudi's justice system

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 15:10
Prison for female driving, death for dissent, lashes for liberalism -- the spotlight is again on Saudi Arabia's justice system.
Categories: International News

Kohn: Why cartoonists should give it a rest

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 15:08
Those of us with free speech shouldn't use it to help justify jihadists' apocalyptic narrative of Islam vs. West
Categories: International News

15 top restaurants to try in 2015

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 15:03
Some of our favorites contemporary eateries are heading East while others are perfecting their traditional cuisines.
Categories: International News

2 die in Belgian anti-terror raid

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 14:52
Several people were killed Thursday in an anti-terrorism operation in the eastern Belgian city of Verviers, CNN affiliate VTM News reported.
Categories: International News

@CIA Twitter hacked with quote in Russian

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 14:43
The CIA's official Twitter account posted an odd quote in Russian, apparently from the writer Boris Pasternak, who is most famous for writing Doctor Zhivago and for being barred by the Soviet Union from accepting his Nobel Prize for literature.
Categories: International News

Up to speed: Paris terror attacks

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 13:57
More than a week after the Paris terror attacks and with an investigation in full swing, the evidence points to an international conspiracy by militants to bring terror to the streets of France's capital.
Categories: International News

Nigerian military disorganized, under-equipped

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 13:44
I didn't want to ask the question. I could already guess the pain behind the answer.
Categories: International News

Vatican defends Pope after punch remark

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 13:42
Pope Francis used a punch to make a point about the limits of free expression, but he ended up on the defensive because of it -- with a Vatican spokesman saying it was "in no way intended to be interpreted as justification for the violence and terror that took place in Paris last week."
Categories: International News

Muslim who helped hide kosher market's customers to become a French citizen

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 13:32
Lassana Bathily risked his own life to help save others; he is a Muslim who protected Jews in the face of an armed terrorist.
Categories: International News
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