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Capital turns into ghost town

CNN World - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 3:34pm
Sanaa, the bustling capital of Yemen, has turned into a ghost town. Hundreds of shops are closed, and the once-crowded pavements are empty.
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Ripped doctor's letter found in co-pilot's trash

CNN World - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 3:00pm
Notes found in the home of the co-pilot suspected in this week's crash suggest he "kept his illness secret" and a doctor had declared him "unfit to work," a prosecutor said. FULL STORY
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Saudi-led coalition pounds Yemen

CNN World - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 2:29pm
A coalition of Middle Eastern forces pounded positions in Yemen from the air overnight in the second day of a campaign to bring a rebel group to its knees.
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Duchess makes last appearance before due date

CNN World - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 2:21pm
Enjoy the latest pictures of the former Kate Middleton. They're the last you'll see for a while.
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Famous photos recreated with tiny models

CNN World - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 2:20pm
From Tiananmen Square to the moon landing, a pair of artists have recreated the world's most famous images in brilliantly detailed miniature models.
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Family portraits, for families with nothing

CNN World - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 2:19pm
Photographer Alexia Webster was tired of always taking pictures. Instead, she decided to give some back.
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Virgin Mary clutching a Chinese man?

CNN World - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 2:19pm
On March 27, Shanghai will welcome 300 exhibitors and 60,000 visitors for its leading design fair. Here's what's in store.
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The ancient perfume store you've never heard of

CNN World - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 11:29am
In an unassuming building on a quiet street, not far from the bustle of Florence's Santa Maria Novella train station, stands what is probably the world's oldest pharmacy and cosmetic shop.
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Stolen ancient Iraqi artifacts returned

CNN World - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:44am
In March, the U.S. recovered and returned 60 stolen Iraqi artifacts that were illegally smuggled out of the country.
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Planes that were crashed on purpose

CNN World - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:43am
CNN's Tom Foreman takes a look at Germanwings Flight 9525 and other cases in which airplanes were crashed on purpose.
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Court to rule on Knox murder conviction

CNN World - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:14am
Italy's highest court will rule Friday whether to uphold Amanda Knox's murder conviction in the 2007 death of her British roommate.
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Cartoonists convicted for insulting Turkey's President

CNN World - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 8:21am
A court in Turkey this week sentenced two cartoonists to 11 months and 20 days in prison for insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Soon after, the court changed the jail sentence to a fine of 7,000 Turkish lira or about $2,700 each.
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Homeless invited to tour the Vatican

CNN World - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 8:21am
The Vatican City is accustomed to welcoming millions of visitors to its grounds each year, but Thursday a very special tour group got a look inside.
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How to guard against the threat from pilots

CNN World - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:44am
Since the September 11 hijackings 14 years ago, improvements to aviation security have had a strong focus on keeping intruders out of the cockpit.
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Your 6 key plane crash questions answered

CNN World - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:41am
When we asked our viewers to tweet their questions about the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525, we received hundreds of responses. We put them to our experts and here are answers to six of the most interesting ones.
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The week in 41 photos

CNN World - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:41am
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Prosecutor: Co-pilot 'activated the descent' while alone

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 8:07pm
A 28-year-old German national who was co-piloting Germanwings Flight 9525 apparently deliberately crashed the plane this week, killing 144 passengers and six crew members including himself, officials said Thursday.
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Saudi Arabia launches airstrikes in Yemen

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 6:32pm
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.
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U.S.-led coalition bombs ISIS in Tikrit

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 5:50pm
U.S.-led warplanes continued to hammer ISIS positions around the pivotal Iraqi battleground city of Tikrit, stepping in at the Iraqi Prime Minister's request to get at what a spokesman called "difficult targets."
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Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, 28, was a German national

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 5:33pm
The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 purposely crashed the plane into the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board, officials say.
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