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Honduran beauty queen killed

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:56am
A Honduran beauty queen and her sister were found dead Wednesday, police said, and the sister's boyfriend and another man have been arrested.
Categories: International News

Who else remains captive by ISIS?

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:30am
The latest ISIS video showing beheaded American aid worker Peter Kassig differs from the jihadists' prior murderous tapings in that they didn't threaten to kill another Western hostage.
Categories: International News

UK bans self-professed dating expert

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:25am
A self-professed American dating expert who has said he feels like the most hated man in the world has been banned from entering another country -- Britain.
Categories: International News

Jailed for 'Hunger Games' salute

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:23am
What would Katniss do?
Categories: International News

5 Guantanamo detainees transferred

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:21am
Five detainees at Guantanamo Bay were transferred to the nations of Slovakia or Georgia as part of the U.S. plan to reduce the facility's population of detainees who were suspected of terrorism after the September 11, 2001, attacks, officials said Thursday.
Categories: International News

China in love with private education

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:20am
In China it's known as gaokao -- the college entrance exams -- and for most young people it dictates the course of a life.
Categories: International News

'Any minute we could be shot'

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:20am
Joseph Mathenge hadn't planned to be at Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya in September 2013, when gunmen -- now associated with Islamist terror group Al Shabaab -- infiltrated the shopping center and started shooting en masse in a blitz that resulted in 67 deaths.
Categories: International News

Japanese 'black widow' questioned

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:04am
A 67-year-old woman who reportedly received millions in life insurance money from at least five of her previous partners has been arrested on suspicion of poisoning her last husband with cyanide -- the latest high-profile case in Japan involving so-called "black widows."
Categories: International News

Why Vladimir Putin thinks it's still 1985

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:01am
The first frosts of winter have already dusted the spectacular city of St. Petersburg with a powder of glistening ice. The air outside feels sharp and crisp. Russians hurry along the elegant boulevards, wrapped up tight against the biting cold. Russia's winter, its annual deep freeze, has begun.
Categories: International News

WHO: Democratic Republic of Congo is Ebola-free

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:40am
Ebola has officially been eradicated from another African country -- the Democratic Republic of Congo -- the World Health Organization declared Friday, even if the overall fight against the deadly virus is far from over.
Categories: International News

New ISIS ally on Israel's doorstep

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 8:55am
Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, which killed 31 Egyptian soldiers in a video-recorded attack, has changed its name to Wilayat Sinai, positioning itself as part of the ISIS "caliphate."
Categories: International News

Teachers riot in Mexico

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 8:53am
With little developments in the mystery of 43 missing students in Guerrero, Mexico, the community is outraged.
Categories: International News

Can we pull elephants from brink?

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 8:07am
Richard Leakey says Angelina Jolie is planning a movie about fight against elephant poaching, but need to end the ivory trade that is bringing elephants closer to extinction is immediate
Categories: International News

Soap opera helping Rwandans heal

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 7:32am
Romance. Suspense. Good versus evil. On the surface, Rwandan radio soap opera "Musekeweya," or "New Dawn," feels familiar. Like a Rwandan "Romeo and Juliet," it tells the story of lovers from two different villages at odds with each other.
Categories: International News

The week in 34 photos

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 7:32am
Categories: International News

3 accused of plot to kill Israeli minister

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 7:18am
The Israeli military said Friday it arrested three Palestinians from the West Bank and charged them in an alleged plot to assassinate Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman.
Categories: International News

African sushi shakes up Japan

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:58am
The flashing neon advertising signs and crowded crosswalks of Tokyo may not resemble the slow suburban settlement of Maseru -- the capital of the tiny mountain kingdom of Lesotho in southern Africa. But the two countries are now being linked by an unlikely dish: trout.
Categories: International News

Swedish court refuses to revoke Assange's arrest warrant

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:19pm
A Swedish appeals court on Thursday denied WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's latest request to dismiss an arrest warrant for alleged rape and molestation -- cases that he says are false and politically motivated.
Categories: International News

French authorities back off claim against man in ISIS beheadings video

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 4:13pm
French authorities backed off a claim that a 22-year-old man was connected to beheadings in a recent ISIS video, a day after publicly identifying him.
Categories: International News

Court: UK terror suspects 'inspired by ISIS' plotted random beheading

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 3:42pm
Three British men have been accused of plotting to decapitate a member of the public in the street, a court in London heard Thursday.
Categories: International News
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