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Which nations pay ransom?

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 3:39pm
Ransom is as old as kidnappings, bad guys and money. But it never gets old enough not to demand again, as the Japanese government now knows all too well.
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ISIS competes with al Qaeda

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 3:32pm
The Syria-based terror group ISIS is active and recruiting inside the Middle Eastern state of Yemen, already a hotbed of terrorist activity, CNN has learned.
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The mystery of 'Jihadi John'

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 3:31pm
The black-clad ISIS militant looks and sounds similar to the man who has appeared in at least five previous hostage videos.
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The ISIS terror threat

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 3:31pm
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Sudan refugees take back their story

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 2:32pm
Refugee students from Sudan were given smartphones and lessons in digital storytelling. They could be the next generation of citizen journalists.
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Is this what the future looks like?

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 2:29pm
Getty Images has produced a series of photographs called "Future Unknown," which illustrate a visual aesthetic that "embraces experimentation fused with technology."
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Art made from war

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:41pm
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Photos: Unrest in Yemen

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:41pm
After two days of turmoil and talk of a coup, an official says the Yemeni government and Houthi rebels have reached a tentative agreement aimed at defusing the country's political crisis.
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French woman: Why I want to join ISIS

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:37pm
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Iran's Supreme Leader's open letter to the West

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:35pm
Iran's Supreme Leader calls on young people to seek out their own understanding of Islam in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks.
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Beautiful Iranian Kurdistan

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:28pm
"Yavash, yavash," the small, gray-haired doctor says, leaning across from the passenger seat to put a hand on his friend's shoulder, imploring him to slow down the black Toyota as we approach another hairpin bend in the dusty road.
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U.S. naval ship grounded

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 11:43am
An American naval cargo ship has run aground off the Japanese coast, east of Okinawa, and efforts are underway to refloat it, the U.S. Navy said Thursday.
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The healing power of hugs

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 11:09am
Australian man hugs strangers to spread awareness for mental health issues. CNN's Zain Asher speaks to Marcus Falconer.
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See inside one weird-looking plane

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 11:02am
CNN's Rosie Tomkins explores the the striking Airbus Beluga which transports components of Airbus aircrafts around the world.
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'Freaky, prehistoric' shark found

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:59am
It looks like something out of "Alien," but has more in common with "Jurassic Park."
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How to bounce back from failure

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:34am
When other women ask Christine Lagarde about coping with failure -- and they often do -- the head of the International Monetary Fund doesn't mince her words.
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Was oldest gospel really found in a mummy mask?

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:22am
Media outlets have been abuzz this week with the news that the oldest fragment of a New Testament gospel -- and thus the earliest witness of Jesus' life and ministry -- had been discovered hidden inside an Egyptian mummy mask and was going to be published.
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X-rays help decipher ancient scrolls

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:01am
In A.D. 79, Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Now researchers are on the brink of reading the cities' charred scrolls.
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