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Russia hit with more sanctions

CNN World - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 16:19
The United States and European Union officials agreed Tuesday to ratchet up economic pressure on Russia as fighting escalated in Ukraine.
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Report: Many killed, hurt in China terror attack

CNN World - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 15:49
A gang wielding knives and axes attacked civilians, a police station, government offices and smashed vehicles, China's state-run Xinhua news agency reported Tuesday, citing local police.
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Hamas rejects Palestinian cease-fire call

CNN World - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 15:46
Hamas on Tuesday rejected a call from Palestinian leadership in the West Bank for a 24-hour truce to halt the bloodshed in Gaza.
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Liberia closes borders to stop Ebola

CNN World - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 14:29
The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history continues to plague West Africa as leaders scramble to stop the virus from spreading.
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'Apparent stowaway' body found in wheel well

CNN World - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 14:29
The body of an "apparent stowaway" was found Sunday night in the wheel well of a U.S. Air Force C-130 that landed at the Ramstein Air Base in Germany, Pentagon spokesman Adm. John Kirby said Tuesday.
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Could this solve world hunger?

CNN World - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 13:35
Palm weevils. To look at, these tiny bugs are relatively unassuming, perhaps even slightly creepy to the insect-adverse. To Mohammed Ashour, however, they are the solution to many of the ills facing the developing world. The humble palm weevil could potentially eradicate world hunger and malnutrition, it could lift whole communities out of poverty, and bring down global C02 levels. For a creature measuring just a few inches in length, that's a lot of power.
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Suspect in museum shooting extradited to Belgium

CNN World - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:20
The suspect in the deadly shooting at Belgium's Jewish Museum was extradited from France to Belgium, a French court official said Tuesday.
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U.S.: Russia violated treaty

CNN World - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:59
The U.S. is accusing Russia of violating a 1987 missile treaty. CNN's Elise Labott has more.
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Sewol ferry survivors testify

CNN World - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:37
Lines of police surrounded a courthouse as student survivors of the Sewol ferry disaster gave evidence in their hometown of Ansan, South Korea, on Monday.
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China's tainted meat scandal explained

CNN World - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:36
McDonald's restaurants in many Chinese cities have been eerily quiet this past week.
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2nd Air Algerie 'black box' found

CNN World - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:36
France has declared a three-day mourning period to commemorate the victims of the Air Algerie Flight 5017 crash, French President Francois Hollande declared on Saturday.
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Another relative of Afghan President Karzai killed

CNN World - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:35
A cousin of Afghan President Hamid Karzai died in a bombing Tuesday, a provincial spokesman said, marking the latest killing of a Karzai relative.
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MH17 investigators delayed again

CNN World - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:32
The Dutch PM has called on the president of Ukraine to "please stop the fighting." CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
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China announces probe into former domestic security czar

CNN World - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:18
After months of intense political rumors, China's ruling Communist Party announced Tuesday an official probe into a retired senior leader for suspected "serious disciplinary violation."
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Stunning maps of the moon

CNN World - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 05:49
Man has been mapping the moon for hundreds of years. Here are some of the most eye-catching creations.
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Time to test Ebola vaccines?

CNN World - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 04:37
Ebola virus disease is sweeping across West Africa in the largest outbreak of the virus to date. Mortality rates are currently at 60% in a disease where up to 90% of infected people can die. But despite this lethality there remain no licensed treatments or vaccines available, nearly 40 years after the disease was first discovered.
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Security Council eyes Gaza cease-fire

CNN World - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 01:46
With more than 1,000 people killed in the Israel-Hamas conflict, the U.N. Security Council held an emergency midnight meeting early Monday and announced "strong support ... for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in Gaza.
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Militants in Syria put victims' heads on poles

CNN World - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 19:21
In some of the most gruesome images yet to emerge from the latest mass violence in Syria, videos show militants raising their victims' severed heads on poles.
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Fighting stalls MH17 retrieval plans

CNN World - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 19:05
Uncertainty hangs over an international effort to retrieve human remains from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 as fighting rages in eastern Ukraine.
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