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King Tut's 'virtual autopsy' reveals surprises

CNN World - 1 hour 32 min ago
King Tutankhamun's golden, mummified remains tell only a partial story of an ancient Egyptian boy king who died under mysterious circumstances.
Categories: International News

Ebola fears crippling safari industry

CNN World - 2 hours 27 min ago
With travel to Africa poised to hit all-time highs in 2014, a drop-off in travel bookings was the last thing the continent's lucrative safari industry thought it would be facing going into 2015.
Categories: International News

How Victorians dressed for death

CNN World - 2 hours 29 min ago
150 years ago, you really had to wear your grief on your sleeve.
Categories: International News

Pistorius trial: 5 memorable moments

CNN World - 3 hours 5 min ago
The Oscar Pistorius trial captivated the world with its memorable moments and cast of characters. There were tears and retching. Graphic images and graphic re-enactments.
Categories: International News

Mysterious space mission ends

CNN World - 3 hours 15 min ago
Whatever it was doing up in space, we may never know, but the U.S. Air Force's unmanned X-37B space plane returned to Earth this week, with still no details from the military on the nearly two-year mission.
Categories: International News

From Jewish football to jihad: German ISIS suspect faces jail

CNN World - 3 hours 16 min ago
At first Alon Meyer thought it was a bad joke.
Categories: International News

The parasite keeping millions poor

CNN World - 3 hours 38 min ago
One of the most debilitating medical conditions in sub-Saharan Africa isn't fatal. In fact, it's easily curable. The culprit is small, but its impact is big. The chigoe flea, more commonly known as a jigger, typically burrows itself into the feet and hands. It prevents millions of children from attending school, stops farmers from working their land, and makes walking all but unbearable.
Categories: International News

Only 6 northern white rhinos left

CNN World - 3 hours 39 min ago
Unique? Suni was only one of seven northern whites left in the world. Now he's dead.
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Hong Kong protests: Can talks end stalemate?

CNN World - 3 hours 42 min ago
Conflicting visions of how to bring about change marked the first meeting of pro-democracy protesters and Hong Kong government representatives Tuesday.
Categories: International News

What Turkey's policy shift on Kurdish fighters means

CNN World - 3 hours 51 min ago
Turkey made a significant policy shift Monday when it announced it would allow Kurdish Peshmerga fighters from northern Iraq to travel through the Turkish territory to reinforce the besieged Kurdish town of Kobani in northern Syria.
Categories: International News

Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam dies

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:16pm
Edward Gough Whitlam, the former Australian Prime Minister who strengthened ties abroad, has died, the Australian government said Monday.
Categories: International News

Turkey to give Kurds passage to Syria

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:04pm
Turkey is allowing Kurdish Peshmerga fighters from Iraq to use Turkish territory to cross into Syria to reinforce fighters defending Kobani.
Categories: International News

What we learn from ISIS magazine

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:26pm
ISIS is looking to take over a good chunk of the Middle East -- if not the entire Muslim world, write Peter Bergen and Emily Schneider.
Categories: International News

World's worst airport in 2014 is ...

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:25pm
After topping the notorious list three years in a row, Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport is no longer the world's worst airport.
Categories: International News

Condemned Christian woman to take case to top Pakistani court

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:23pm
A Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan plans to take her case to the country's highest court after a high court last week rejected her appeal, her lawyer says.
Categories: International News

Sweden hunts for mystery submarine

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:41am
There are fears of Russians and it is October, but it is not a Tom Clancy novel. It is a case of international naval intrigue off the Swedish coast that brings back memories of the Cold War.
Categories: International News

And baby makes 4

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:32am
April, come she will. Or he. While we don't yet know the gender of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's second baby, we now know the royal couple will become parents in April 2015.
Categories: International News

North Korean leader's quest to live to 100

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:05am
North Korea's revered founder, Kim Il Sung, ordered his doctors to find a way to make him live to 100, taking treatments to stay young that ranged from the bizarre to the sinister.
Categories: International News

Helmet cam shows sniper shot to head

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:28am
U.S. military footage posted to YouTube shows a Marine survive a head shot by a sniper in Afghanistan in 2013.
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