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Hamas rejects Palestinian cease-fire call

CNN World - 1 hour 29 min ago
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 halt Ebola

CNN World - 2 hours 54 min ago
The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history continues to plague West Africa as leaders scramble to stop the virus from spreading.
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Suspect in museum shooting extradited to Belgium

CNN World - 3 hours 53 min ago
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 - 5 hours 15 min ago
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 - 5 hours 36 min ago
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 - 5 hours 37 min ago
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 - 5 hours 38 min ago
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 - 5 hours 38 min ago
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 - 5 hours 42 min ago
The Dutch PM has called on the president of Ukraine to "please stop the fighting." CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
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Could this solve world hunger?

CNN World - 5 hours 51 min ago
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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China announces probe into former domestic security czar

CNN World - 5 hours 55 min ago
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 - 8 hours 25 min ago
Man has been mapping the moon for hundreds of years. Here are some of the most eye-catching creations.
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Fighting stops MH17 investigators reaching Ukraine crash site

CNN World - 9 hours 1 min ago
International investigators and observers were again prevented from reaching the crash site of downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on Tuesday by fierce fighting in the area between pro-Russia rebels and Ukrainian forces.
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Time to test Ebola vaccines?

CNN World - 9 hours 37 min ago
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 - 12 hours 28 min ago
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 - 7:21pm
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 - 7:05pm
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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Venezuelan ex-general held

CNN World - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:24pm
A retired Venezuelan military general wanted in the United States for alleged drug-trafficking ties was arrested in Aruba in a case that could further strain U.S.-Venezuela relations.
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Exclusive look inside Hamas tunnels

CNN World - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:45pm
CNN gets an exclusive look inside a Hamas tunnel which Israel says is used to smuggle weapons and launch attacks.
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