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ISIS extends hold on Syria's ancient city of Palmyra

CNN World - 4 hours 45 min ago
ISIS forces have extended their control around the ancient city of Palmyra as forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad withdrew from the area.
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Capturing the parallel worlds of the Emirates

CNN World - 5 hours 16 min ago
Philip Cheung's photo series "Desert Dreams" shows the contrast between modern and traditional life inside the United Arab Emirates.
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Why ISIS destroys antiquities

CNN World - 5 hours 37 min ago
CNN's Ben Wedeman explains why the terror group is ruining Iraq's cultural history.
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Get a smuggler's discount

CNN World - 5 hours 44 min ago
Smugglers lure Arab and African migrants by offering discounts to get onto overcrowded ships if people bring more potential passengers, a CNN investigation has revealed.
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Hezbollah shows off border gains with slide show and tour

CNN World - 5 hours 46 min ago
Lebanon's Hezbollah claims victories in a border fight with al Qaeda-linked forces in Syria.
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Briton gets life for killing U.S. soldier in Iraq

CNN World - 5 hours 49 min ago
A UK court sentenced a London taxi driver to life in prison Friday for the 2007 murder of a U.S. soldier in Iraq.
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What will happen to ISIS' child soldiers?

CNN World - 5 hours 53 min ago
When a child executes men for ISIS, what kind of a man will he become? Now ask that question about the scores of children conscripted for jihad.
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New species: Cartwheeling spiders, electric slugs

CNN World - 5 hours 56 min ago
From a mossy forest in the Philippines to the sand slopes of Morocco, this past year has seen some staggering biological discoveries. Among the 18,000 new species named during the past year, an international committee of taxonomists selected their top 10 favorites for SUNY's College of Environmental Science and Forestry's annual list. Previous years have recognized such luminaries as the Pancake Batfish and the Dragon Tree. This year's top 10 was no less surreal. Click through to see pictures.
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Ireland holds historic vote on same-sex marriage

CNN World - 6 hours 7 min ago
Irish voters went to the polls on whether to change the country's constitution to allow same-sex marriage.
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Explainer: Ireland's world-first popular vote on gay marriage

CNN World - 6 hours 15 min ago
Ireland is due to hold the world's first popular vote to decide whether gay and lesbian couples should be allowed to marry. The most recent opinion poll in The Irish Times indicated that 58% will vote in favor with 25% against, 17% were undecided or would not vote. Leaving aside the latter, this would suggest that 70% will vote Yes.
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Swimwear through the ages

CNN World - 7 hours 56 min ago
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