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Vanished: MH370 went missing nearly a year ago

CNN World - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 05:48
As the first anniversary of MH370's disappearance approaches, not everyone believes the missing jet -- with 239 people aboard -- will ever be found.
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The flight: From mundane to mystery

CNN World - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 05:48
Two hundred and thirty-nine people boarded Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on March 8, 2014 with nothing more than the anticipation of a quick transit across the Gulf of Thailand, then Thailand, Vietnam and onto China -- home to the majority of those on board.
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Thousands rally for slain Putin critic

CNN World - Sun, 03/01/2015 - 08:28
This was supposed to be a rally led by Boris Nemtsov, had he lived two more days to see it.
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Volcano grows Japanese island

CNN World - Sun, 03/01/2015 - 08:26
Magma and lava from a Japanese volcano is forming new geography in a remote part of the Pacific Ocean.
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Iraq P.M.: ISIS will not destroy our history

CNN World - Sun, 03/01/2015 - 08:25
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says he wants to send a clear message: The artwork that epitomizes Iraq's culture and history will not be wiped away by anyone or anything, including ISIS.
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6 questions about Netanyahu's visit

CNN World - Sun, 03/01/2015 - 08:15
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described his polarizing trip to Washington as "crucial" as storm raged over his planned speech to Congress.
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Can Christianity survive in the Middle East?

CNN World - Sun, 03/01/2015 - 08:14
Christianity was born in Bethlehem, in what's now the West Bank. It took root among people like the Assyrians, who flourished in ancient Mesopotamia. It soon found a home in places like modern-day Turkey.
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Egypt court rules Hamas a terror group

CNN World - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 13:20
An Egyptian court has ruled that Hamas is a terrorist organization, according to an Egyptian state-run media organization.
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'Afghan Girl' resurfaces in Pakistan

CNN World - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 12:51
The Afghan girl whose arresting green eyes made her face known around the world in 1985 has resurfaced, this time in connection with fraudulently obtained identity cards in Pakistan.
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6 U.S. suspects accused of aiding terrorists in Syria, Iraq

CNN World - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 12:45
Six suspects linked to terrorist activity referred to Syria and Iraq as "the beach," and used other coded language on social media to avoid detection in the United States, authorities say.
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ISIS recruits from the West named

CNN World - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 12:40
More than 20,000 foreigners have flocked to fight for ISIS, the radical Sunni group that controls portions of Iraq and Syria.
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U.S. writer hacked to death in Bangladesh

CNN World - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 12:39
In his writings, author Avijit Roy said he yearned for reason and humanism guided by science.
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6 questions about Netanyahu's U.S. visit

CNN World - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 12:38
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is just days away from landing in Washington, where a storm is raging over his plans to address a joint session of Congress.
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ISIS may release 29 Assyrian Christians

CNN World - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 12:38
An ISIS court in northern Syria has ordered the release of 29 Assyrian Christian hostages among more than 200 captured by the Sunni extremist group, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday, citing an Assyrian commander.
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Ukraine tensions rise over gas supply

CNN World - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 03:20
A dispute over natural gas supply flared Friday between Russia and Ukraine, even as a ceasefire between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine appeared to be taking hold.
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Leonard Nimoy, 'Star Trek's' Spock, dies

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 15:31
Leonard Nimoy, whose portrayal of "Star Trek's" logic-driven, half-human science officer Spock made him an iconic figure to generations, died Friday. He was 83.
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Bangladeshi-American blogger hacked to death

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 13:05
A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger who spoke out for freedom has died after being attacked on a Dhaka street, a local police official said Friday.
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Gary Glitter handed 16-year prison sentence for child sex abuse

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:18
British former pop star Gary Glitter on Friday was sentenced to 16 years in prison for child sex abuse offenses he committed more than three decades ago.
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Drills, hammers used to destroy cultural treasures

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:07
A video released by ISIS shows militants destroying troves of cultural artifacts at museum in Mosul, Iraq. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
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Mosul, Iraq, museum targeted

CNN World - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:05
They take sledgehammers to statues with an uncommon gusto -- destroying in seconds what may have survived centuries.
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