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Airstrikes hit ISIS targets in Syria, Iraq

CNN World - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 5:22am
Airstrikes like those that have helped slow the advance of ISIS fighters in the Syrian town of Kobani rocked the city again Saturday.
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WHO to review Ebola response amid criticism

CNN World - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 4:52am
The World Health Organization vowed Saturday to make public a full review of its response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa once the crisis is under control.
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Do Oslo's Olympic cold feet signal a shift in international sport?

CNN World - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 1:54am
The procedure, now, is commonplace. A glitzy stage, manned by executives in suits, an envelope dramatically opened. Then, cheers from representatives of the successful bid.
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Hurricane passes over Bermuda

CNN World - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 4:14pm
Two island paradises may be spared heavy damage this weekend, as hurricanes roar through the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
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Despite ceasefire announcement, new Boko Haram attacks reported

CNN World - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 2:32pm
Despite government claims of a ceasefire, gunmen believed to be Boko Haram fighters attacked two villages and a town near the border with Niger, killing at least 8 and kidnapping others, residents told CNN Saturday.
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Boko Haram deal would free girls

CNN World - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 4:44am
Nigeria has reached a ceasefire agreement with the Islamist terror group Boko Haram that includes the release of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls, Nigerian officials said Friday.
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Hurricane Gonzalo slams Bermuda

CNN World - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 9:04pm
Bermuda says it's ready. Now it awaits the arrival of Hurricane Gonzalo.
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Opposition: ISIS training to fly warplanes

CNN World - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 8:56pm
ISIS has three warplanes in northern Syria, and former Iraqi military officers are training the group's members to fly them, a Syrian opposition group says.
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Hong Kong police clear smaller protest site

CNN World - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 5:58pm
Hong Kong police moved at dawn on Friday to clear a major intersection occupied by pro-democracy protesters for almost three weeks, tearing down tents and dismantling barricades.
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16 die at South Korea concert

CNN World - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 5:49pm
At least 16 people died Friday when a grate over a ventilation shaft collapsed at an outdoor concert in Seongnam, South Korea, an official with the National Emergency Management Agency told CNN.
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Five charged in U.K. terror plot, London police say

CNN World - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 2:59pm
Five men picked up in a series of recent terror-related arrests have now been charged, London's Metropolitan Police said Friday.
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Senegal is free from Ebola, WHO says

CNN World - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 2:58pm
The West African nation of Senegal is free of Ebola, the World Health Organization declared Friday, congratulating the country on the diligence that enabled it to repel the threat.
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Kobani fight is an opportunity to blunt ISIS, general says

CNN World - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:32am
Fevered efforts by ISIS to capture the Syrian city of Kobani have handed U.S. and allied forces a prime opportunity to deal the extremist group a bloody nose, the U.S. Central Command's top general told reporters Friday.
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U.S. man gets trapped in London bookstore

CNN World - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 8:24am
There's nothing like getting stuck into a good book -- but getting stuck in a good book store is a different matter.
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Camera maps coral reefs

CNN World - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 8:21am
The Catlin Seaview Survey is mapping Southeast Asia's Coral Triangle, home to 75 percent of all known coral species including nearly 600 species of reef-building corals.
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The week in 30 photos

CNN World - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 6:39am
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Giant prehistoric kangaroos looked like rabbits, walked like humans

CNN World - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 4:39am
A giant relative of the kangaroo with the face of a rabbit ambled around the Australian outback 100,000 years ago, according to a new study. Instead of hopping around like its modern cousin, it walked upright, one foot in front of the other, like a human.
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At the heart of China's legal (and illegal) trade with North Korea

CNN World - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 1:18am
The sun is rising over the Yalu River and North Korea.
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Nepal rescuers search for missing hikers

CNN World - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 1:14am
The search for missing hikers and bodies buried in snow resumed in central Nepal on Thursday after an avalanche killed scores of trekkers this week.
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Nurse may have had symptoms earlier

CNN World - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:43pm
The U.S. Ebola nurse who traveled across country before falling ill could have been sick earlier than she admitted, a federal official says. She may have had symptoms the day she boarded her first flight, a CDC official says.
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