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Japan unveils largest warship since World War II

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:28
Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) has taken delivery of the Izumo, the largest Japanese military vessel to see service since World War II.
Categories: International News

Saudi Arabia launches airstrikes in Yemen

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:07
Saudi Arabia and allied warplanes on Thursday launched airstrikes and threatened ground troops against rebels in Yemen, inserting itself into its southern neighbor's civil war and potentially opening up a broader sectarian conflict in the Middle East.
Categories: International News

One Direction singer's departure breaks the internet

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:05
Watch One Direction fans sob after Zayn quits. CNN's Jeanne Moos rounds up the best of the tears and jeers.
Categories: International News

Car-sized killer newt fossil discovered

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:03
A team of paleontologists has discovered fossil remains of amphibians the size of a small car with toothy jaws like "a toilet seat."
Categories: International News

How do cockpit lock controls work?

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:21
Aviation experts David Soucie and Justin Green explain how the locking mechanism worked for the the cockpit of Germanwings Flight 9525.
Categories: International News

CEO: Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz 100% fit to fly

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:21
Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr talks about the background of Germanwings Flight 9525 co-pilot Andreas Lubitz.
Categories: International News

Chilling video: ISIS recruits Afghans

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:16
Concerns are growing about how ISIS may expand into Afghanistan as CNN films a recruiter looking for fighters.
Categories: International News

Putin's hosting Kim Jong Un. Why?

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:15
While Putin has some diplomatic ground to gain by inviting the pariah leader, mostly it's an invite sent out of pique. "Spite is an underestimated quality in international relations," one expert says.
Categories: International News

'Top Gear's' Jeremy Clarkson ousted following 'fracas'

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:14
It seems a helmet-wearing tank-driver armed with a petition signed by more than one million fans will not be enough to save Jeremy Clarkson.
Categories: International News

'Yesterday we were many': School mourns students after crash

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:13
On any other Wednesday morning, the steps in front of the Joseph-Koenig-Gymnasium would be packed with kids on their way to class, discussing homework, chattering about last night's TV shows, or laying out plans for the coming weekend.
Categories: International News

'Star Wars' town now features in ISIS battle

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 09:41
The desert and dun-colored cliffs around the town of Tataouine were once the backdrop for the movie "Star Wars," much of which was filmed in this neglected corner of Tunisia in 1976. This struggling town on the fringes of the Sahara still draws a few fans of the movie but now finds itself part of a real conflict, as a way-station for jihadists crossing the Libyan border 60 miles to the east.
Categories: International News

Bergdahl describes the torture he endured

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 09:39
House Speaker John Boehner said Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is "innocent until proven guilty" after the U.S. military charged him with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, but emphasized in an exclusive interview with CNN's Dana Bash that he was more concerned about the circumstances of his release.
Categories: International News

North Korea claims it arrested 2 South Korean spies

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 09:08
North Korea has arrested what it claims is two spies who worked for South Korea's intelligence service, a North Korean official said Thursday on condition of anonymity.
Categories: International News

This is one of the most dangerous jobs in Africa

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 09:08
As CNN's Christian Purefoy reports, truck drivers in Nigeria are risking their lives to keep the economy alive.
Categories: International News

Cumberbatch to read poem at Richard III's reburial

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 15:35
Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch will read a specially-written poem at the "funeral" of Richard III, the King found buried beneath a parking lot -- his own distant relative.
Categories: International News

Germanwings plane dropped from 38,000 feet

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 15:06
A French aviation official says investigators are working now to open the plane's cockpit voice recorder and could download the data on it within hours.
Categories: International News

Elephants in Ringling Bros. circus

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 13:01
Categories: International News

Look at me! 33 selfies of the week

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 13:00
Categories: International News

'Supertide' isolates French island

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 12:48
Thousands gathered to see the moment an unusually high tide surrounded the historic site of Mont Saint-Michel in northern France.
Categories: International News

Giving a face to Sudan's refugee crisis

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 12:45
As a well-traveled photographer, Pieter ten Hoopen is no stranger to refugee camps.
Categories: International News

 

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