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Anger after China's Lunar New Year Gala mocks 'manly' women

CNN World - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:04pm
It was the most-watched TV show in the world -- and it was a sexist mess.
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Argentine prosecutor's case against President dismissed

CNN World - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:04pm
An Argentine judge has dismissed a criminal complaint accusing President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and other top leaders of covering up Iran's involvement in a 1994 terrorist bombing in Buenos Aires.
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What is ISIS' appeal for young people?

CNN World - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 12:30pm
The case of three teenage British girls, who are believed to have traveled to Syria to join ISIS, has refocused attention on the Islamic extremist group's appeal to young people.
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Yoga guru accused of sex assault, rape

CNN World - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 12:17pm
To his legions of fans, Bikram Choudhury has an almost other-world quality. The yoga guru inspires as he promises to heal body and mind.
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Afghanistan makes sports history

CNN World - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 11:35am
Afghanistan achieved an historic victory Thursday as it beat Scotland to win its first ever cricket World Cup match.
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Madonna falls offstage at the Brit Awards

CNN World - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 11:01am
While performing at the Brit Awards in London, Madonna had a cape malfunction and took a tumble off the stage.
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Mom's quest: Change the world, not disabled son

CNN World - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 9:01am
When my son was born, I picked the name Alexander because the baby names book said it meant "Leader of Men," and I was sure he was destined for greatness. Here's how I pictured it: He would be very smart, win awards, go to a prestigious university and maybe even be famous.
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Jerusalem seminary defaced with anti-Christian slurs

CNN World - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 8:59am
A day after flames scorched a West Bank mosque, a Jerusalem seminary belonging to the Greek Orthodox Church was torched and defaced Thursday -- an act police suspect is the work of radical right-wing Israelis.
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ISIS holds 262 Christians hostages in Syria

CNN World - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 8:57am
ISIS has seized even more Assyrian Christian hostages after taking over nearly a dozen Assyrian villages in northeastern Syria in the past few days, an activist said Thursday.
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Enormous snow tunnel gains worldwide fame

CNN World - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 8:53am
A Canadian man shoveled a giant snow tunnel from his house to his car. The tunnel has been seen around the world. CNN affiliate CBC News has the story.
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Nigerian troops train like Navy SEALs

CNN World - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 8:52am
CNN's Arwa Damon finds out how the Nigerian Special Forces are preparing in the fight against Boko Haram.
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Is Boko Haram trying to model itself after ISIS?

CNN World - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 8:36am
CNN's Arwa Damon reports on efforts to head off a possible ISIS-Boko Haram alliance.
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How the West combats Boko Haram's advance

CNN World - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 8:19am
Boko Haram appears to be trying to model itself after ISIS -- but the U.S. and UK are training Nigerian and Chadian forces to try to stop the two terror groups from joining forces.
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Iranian activist calls for a hair revolution

CNN World - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 7:44am
Iranian activist Masih Alinejad speaks to CNN Today about her Facebook page "My Stealthy Freedom" and her efforts to reform laws requiring women to wear headscarves.
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More drones hover over Paris

CNN World - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 7:56pm
More drones were spotted flying over Paris overnight, the city prosecutor's office said Wednesday.
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Putin: War with Ukraine would be 'apocalyptic'

CNN World - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 7:10pm
A war with Ukraine would be "apocalyptic" but will probably never happen, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.
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Remote Antarctica is red-hot

CNN World - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 2:47pm
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Roman Polanski has extradition hearing

CNN World - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 2:22pm
He was an acclaimed film director. She, a 13-year-old girl, working on a modeling job in California.
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