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The Sony World Photography Awards 2015

6 hours 1 min ago
Feast your eyes on the winners of the Sony World Photography Awards 2015. The winners -- who take home prizes up to $30,000 -- were chosen from a record-breaking 183,737 images submitted from 171 countries. The awards bills itself as the "world's biggest photography competition" and 200 images by prizewinners and entrants will be on show at Somerset House, London, until 10 May.
Categories: International News

ISIS Fast Facts

6 hours 22 min ago
Here's a look at Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Categories: International News

NATO: War games off UK coast not response to Russia

6 hours 23 min ago
Huge military exercises are underway off and around Britain's coast, but NATO insists they are not a deliberate response to the Russian military's increasingly brazen behavior.
Categories: International News

Why older people may be happier than you

6 hours 25 min ago
A number of studies have demonstrated a major upside to getting older: As people age, they tend to become happier and more satisfied with their lives.
Categories: International News

The race to eliminate a disfiguring disease

6 hours 26 min ago
It takes eight to 10 years to take hold and once symptoms emerge, it can leave people permanently disabled and disfigured in its wake. With a signature symptom of legs and feet swollen to enormous proportions, this parasite continues to infect 120 million worldwide and put almost 1.4 billion people at risk of infection, 500 million of whom are in India.
Categories: International News

The man who makes clouds in a lab

6 hours 29 min ago
Is there anything laser can't do?
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Get happy in the world's happiest countries

6 hours 31 min ago
Would a taste of the finest Swiss chocolate make you happy? Or soaking in the warm Icelandic springs? Perhaps the great jazz and rock music scene in Denmark is for you?
Categories: International News

Venezuelan President: New apartment for woman who plunked me with mango

6 hours 39 min ago
How would you get your nation's president to hear you out? Put your name and number on a mango and hit him in the head with it?
Categories: International News

A year in space

6 hours 48 min ago
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko will spend one year living on the International Space Station. The mission is a first for NASA, but not for Russia.
Categories: International News

Faith turns Christians into terrorist targets

6 hours 50 min ago
While they aren't the only ones who suffer, Christians have found themselves targeted by terror groups like ISIS and Al-Shabaab because of their religion.
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Iranian convoy turns away from Yemen; U.S. warship backs off

8 hours 7 min ago
A convoy of Iranian ships headed toward Yemen is now moving away from the war-torn country, days after the U.S. deployed warships to the Yemeni coast, according to two U.S. defense officials.
Categories: International News

Want more about Yemen? Here it is

8 hours 21 min ago
Here's some background information about Yemen, a country located on the southwestern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, sharing a border with Saudi Arabia and Oman.
Categories: International News

CARE worker in Yemen: 'Things are all unraveling so quickly'

8 hours 27 min ago
Since the fighting broke out in Yemen on March 25, my husband, five sons and I have been prisoners to our home.
Categories: International News

How ISIS lures Americans

8 hours 50 min ago
A year after ISIS became a household name in America, using brutality and savvy propaganda to challenge al Qaeda and its affiliates for jihadist adherents, U.S. prosecutions of would-be recruits have exploded.
Categories: International News

Funeral strippers told to cover up

8 hours 50 min ago
If you were mourning the loss of a loved one in China, at least the entertainment might have cheered you up. Until now.
Categories: International News

Libya: EU military action over migrants 'unwise'

8 hours 51 min ago
The head of the Libyan Army has rejected the possibility of cooperating with any EU military intervention in his country intended to stem the flow of undocumented migrants trying to reach Europe.
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How Yemen conflict could become proxy war

8 hours 52 min ago
The deadly conflict raging in Yemen reflects wider tensions in the unstable Middle East, pitting U.S. allies against militias supported by Iran.
Categories: International News

Photos: What it's like on the ground in Yemen

8 hours 56 min ago
Yemeni President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi fled the city of Aden in late March as Houthi rebels and their allies advanced on the southern port city.
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