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How Europe handles the swell of the tired and the poor

CNN World - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 9:57am
On October 31st 2014, the Italian government announced the end of "Mare Nostrum" -- a naval mission that rescued would-be migrants in peril as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to seek security and a new life in Europe.
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The grim job that haunts Italy's migrant patrols

CNN World - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 9:56am
CNN's Ben Wedeman joins the Calabrese, an Italian patrol boat as it traverses the Mediterranean looking for migrants
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Is this the world's smallest painting?

CNN World - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 9:50am
Paintings smaller than a nib of a pencil have gone viral attracting buyers and followers from around the world.
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How to survive a drinking session in Korea

CNN World - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 9:48am
Most companies in South Korea have hoesik at least once a month and sometimes every week.
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Prisoner executions near in Indonesia

CNN World - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 9:45am
The Indonesian government has ordered preparations for the execution of 10 inmates on death row, including Filipino maid Mary Jane Veloso and Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.
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Inside the fight to free Warren Weinstein

CNN World - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 9:43am
When Warren Weinstein was taken hostage by al Qaeda in the summer of 2011, his family in Maryland was initially reluctant to take their case to Congress.
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World War I: A time of upheaval

CNN World - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 9:37am
Although it seems like ancient history, World War I changed the world forever. Look back at some of the war's key events.
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Why Turkey won't say the G-word

CNN World - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 9:35am
Sitting on a sunny bench in Istanbul's Gezi Park, Fadime Gurgen dismisses the controversy surrounding the 100th anniversary Friday of the massacre of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire with a wave of her hand.
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A hero for gorillas -- and poachers

CNN World - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 9:28am
When Edwin Sabuhoro found out that poachers were rife in his community, he came up with a unique program, using his own money, to get them to stop.
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The week in 37 photos

CNN World - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 9:26am
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Son of Hubble to peer back to dawn of time

CNN World - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 9:26am
If you're hunting for the earliest galaxies and clues about potential life on other planets you are going to need a very big mirror and a golf ball of gold.
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Politician sorry for pulling woman's ponytail

CNN World - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 8:31am
New Zealand's prime minister John Key apologizes for pulling the hair of a cafe waitress. TVNZ has the report.
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U.S. drone strike accidentally kills al Qaeda 2 hostages

CNN World - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 7:26pm
President Obama says that a U.S. counterterrorism operation targeting an al Qaeda compound in January accidentally killed two innocent hostages, including one American.
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Leader of al Qaeda's new Indian branch killed by U.S.

CNN World - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 3:53pm
Ahmed Farouq didn't have the prestige of fellow al Qaeda figures Osama bin Laden, the influence of Anwar al-Awlaki, or the notoriety of Adam Gadahn.
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Japan's aims for the moon in 2018

CNN World - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 3:31pm
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Al Qaeda hostage Giovanni Lo Porto 'dedicated his life' to others

CNN World - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 3:02pm
Giovanni Lo Porto put himself in harms way to help, heading to Pakistan to work on a reconstruction project following major flooding there.
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American-born Gadahn killed in U.S. raid

CNN World - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 2:59pm
He was known as the American spokesperson for al Qaeda, working against his native country on behalf of a terrorist organization that's devoted blood and resources to attacking it. Now Adam Gadahn is dead, killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation.
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Volcano Fast Facts

CNN World - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 2:54pm
Here's some background information about volcanoes, mountains that open downward to a reservoir of molten rock.
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Al Qaeda hostage, American Warren Weinstein, killed

CNN World - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 12:20pm
The White House announced Thursday that a U.S. counterterrorism operation targeting an al Qaeda compound in January accidentally killed two innocent hostages. One of them was Warren Weinstein.
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Did Putin want star to mediate Obama meeting?

CNN World - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 11:42am
Buzzfeed reporter Rosie Gray said the Seagal idea "flabbergasted" President Barack Obama.
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