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ISIS recruits from the West named

CNN World - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 12:40pm
More than 20,000 foreigners have flocked to fight for ISIS, the radical Sunni group that controls portions of Iraq and Syria.
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U.S. writer hacked to death in Bangladesh

CNN World - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 12:39pm
In his writings, author Avijit Roy said he yearned for reason and humanism guided by science.
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6 questions about Netanyahu's U.S. visit

CNN World - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 12:38pm
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is just days away from landing in Washington, where a storm is raging over his plans to address a joint session of Congress.
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ISIS may release 29 Assyrian Christians

CNN World - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 12:38pm
An ISIS court in northern Syria has ordered the release of 29 Assyrian Christian hostages among more than 200 captured by the Sunni extremist group, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday, citing an Assyrian commander.
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Ukraine tensions rise over gas supply

CNN World - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 3:20am
A dispute over natural gas supply flared Friday between Russia and Ukraine, even as a ceasefire between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine appeared to be taking hold.
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Leonard Nimoy, 'Star Trek's' Spock, dies

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 3:31pm
Leonard Nimoy, whose portrayal of "Star Trek's" logic-driven, half-human science officer Spock made him an iconic figure to generations, died Friday. He was 83.
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Bangladeshi-American blogger hacked to death

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 1:05pm
A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger who spoke out for freedom has died after being attacked on a Dhaka street, a local police official said Friday.
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Gary Glitter handed 16-year prison sentence for child sex abuse

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:18am
British former pop star Gary Glitter on Friday was sentenced to 16 years in prison for child sex abuse offenses he committed more than three decades ago.
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Drills, hammers used to destroy cultural treasures

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:07am
A video released by ISIS shows militants destroying troves of cultural artifacts at museum in Mosul, Iraq. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
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Mosul, Iraq, museum targeted

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:05am
They take sledgehammers to statues with an uncommon gusto -- destroying in seconds what may have survived centuries.
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The hunt for Boko Haram

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:04am
CNN's Arwa Damon goes along with Chad's military as they chase Boko Haram from Cameroon deep into Nigeria.
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'Jihadi John' unmasked

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:03am
His voice became hauntingly familiar as the masked man with a British accent who appeared repeatedly in brutal beheading videos from ISIS.
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'Ben Hur on snow': The high-octane sport of skijoring

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 9:54am
It has been described as Ben Hur on snow.
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New suspect arrested in Copenhagen shootings

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 9:53am
Police in Denmark said Friday they have arrested another suspect in connection with shootings earlier this month in Copenhagen in which two people died.
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Missing Canadian teenagers may have link to ISIS

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 9:11am
Canadian authorities are looking for at least four teenagers who may have flown to Turkey in a bid to join ISIS, a police source told CNN, the latest in a string of such reports around the world.
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Why is the American flag sacred to this tribe?

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 8:31am
Bill Weir speaks to the chief of a tribe in Vanuatu who explains why the American flag is sacred to his people. The Wonder List is on CNN Sundays at 10p ET/PT.
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Go inside an exploding volcano

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 8:31am
Bill Weir gets so close to an active volcano that he paid off a witch doctor to ensure his safety. The Wonder List is on CNN Sundays at 10p ET/PT.
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Iran blasts mock U.S. carrier in war games

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 8:22am
Iran blasted its mock-up of a U.S. aircraft carrier during naval drills on Wednesday, swarming the target with 100 speedboats armed with rockets, shoulder-launched missiles and mortars as well as striking it with cruise missiles, according to reports from Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency.
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Meet Putin's 'Night Wolves'

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 8:22am
A Russian biker gang, known as the Night Wolves, back President Putin and have been hit with U.S. sanctions because of it. CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports.
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Comfortably numb on Kava

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 8:22am
Bill Weir not only tries Kava, Tanna Island's drink of choice, but he also helps make some. The Wonder List is on CNN Sundays at 10p ET/PT.
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