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Iraq

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:23am
Here's a look at the country of Iraq which borders Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, Turkey, Iran and the Persian Gulf.
Categories: International News

Nuclear Nations

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:23am
Here's a look at what you need to know about nuclear nations.
Categories: International News

Saudi Arabia

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:23am
Here's a look at what you need to know about Saudi Arabia, a large, oil-rich middle eastern country bordering Yemen, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Iraq, Jordan, the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf. Saudi Arabia is also home to Islam's holiest cities, Mecca and Medina.
Categories: International News

Yemen

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:23am
Here's some background information about Yemen, a country located on the southwestern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, sharing a border with Saudi Arabia and Oman.
Categories: International News

North Korea

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:23am
Here's some background information about the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), also called North Korea. It borders China, Russia and South Korea.
Categories: International News

Writer: Violence the 'unofficial language' in South Africa

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:39am
Eusebius McKaiser, a South African writer and radio talk show host, speaks with Fred Pleitgen about the flaring xenophobic violence in his country.
Categories: International News

Solar-powered plane gets stuck in China

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:38am
The Solar Impulse 2, the experimental plane attempting to fly around the world without using a drop of fuel, has been grounded by the weather in China.
Categories: International News

Students run in fear as earthquake strikes

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:37am
Dramatic video shows Chinese students running into the streets as an earthquake rattles the building. CNN's Derek Van Dam reports.
Categories: International News

Video of woman standing up to anti-Muslim bully goes viral

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:35am
An Australian woman is being praised for defending a Muslim couple who were being verbally harassed. CNN's Rosemary Church reports.
Categories: International News

Thousands flee after South Africa mobs attack immigrants

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:20am
More than 2,000 people fled to South African police stations Thursday after mobs with machetes attacked immigrants in Durban, leaving at least five people dead, an aid group said.
Categories: International News

Shops set ablaze, looted in South Africa

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:19am
South African police fired rubber bullets Friday to disperse crowds setting immigrant businesses ablaze as attacks against foreigners spread to Johannesburg.
Categories: International News

'I grabbed my children and ran'

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:17am
An endless stream of humanity, shell shocked, and exhausted. Parents cradle babies in blankets, some struggle under the weight of their belongings, some carry small plastic bags, while others nothing but the children clutching at their hands as families struggle to escape ISIS in Iraq.
Categories: International News

Australian model killed fighting for ISIS

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:16am
A former model and DJ from Melbourne, described by his former agency as having a promising future, is the latest Australian believed to have been killed fighting alongside ISIS militants in Syria.
Categories: International News

American woman wounded in Pakistan shooting

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:15am
An American citizen was wounded by gunfire Thursday as she drove from the medical school in Karachi, Pakistan, where she works, police said.
Categories: International News

U.S.: Fall of Ramadi wouldn't doom campaign to push out ISIS

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:15am
With the Iraqi city of Ramadi under relentless assault from ISIS, the top U.S. military official said the fall of the city would not mark a turning point in the ongoing military campaign against the terror group.
Categories: International News

Van Gogh's left ear, cloned for science and art

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:14am
Discover 13 science-loving sculptures inspired by algorithms, anatomy, big data, video games, and 3D printing technology.
Categories: International News

The week in 40 photos

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:07am
Categories: International News

Mother's joy as teen son speaks for the first time

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 7:12am
When her son was diagnosed with autism, Ethiopian beautician Zemi Yenus didn't blink before giving it all up to help her child.
Categories: International News

Syria death toll doubles

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 7:10am
Would more people care about a perpetual massacre in someone else's country, if the death toll just about doubled in a year's time? Take Syria.
Categories: International News

With 1 male left, northern white rhino under guard

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:42pm
At first glance, Sudan looks like any other northern white rhino: stout, agile with square lips.
Categories: International News
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