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Earthquake shatters Nepal's largest city
Thousands of people are dead, and much of the nation's history has been devastated.
(Sun, 26 Apr 2015 07:42:15 EDT)

Powerful earthquake hits Nepal

(Sun, 26 Apr 2015 02:09:25 EDT)

Indonesia: 72-hour warning given to death row inmates
Nine of ten mostly foreign prisoners on death row in Indonesia have been given 72 hours notice ahead of their execution, according to a spokesperson for the Attorney General's office.
(Sun, 26 Apr 2015 07:19:26 EDT)

Iran convoy turns away from Yemen
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.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:32:23 EDT)

Why Turkey won't say the G-word
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.
(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:35:25 EDT)

Terrorists target Christians
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.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 05:59:05 EDT)

Egyptian grandmother works as man
Every morning, Sissa Abu Dahou puts on traditional male dress, known as a jalabiya, and heads into the streets of the Egyptian city of Luxor for a day of hard work.
(Sun, 26 Apr 2015 02:12:28 EDT)

14-year-old arrested on terror charges
One of the youngest suspects yet has been arrested on terror-related charges in England.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:37:34 EDT)

How thieves stole $300 million
London's Metropolitan Police have released photos showing exactly how thieves broke into a London Hatton Garden Safe Deposit. CNN's Erin McLaughlin reports.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 05:59:24 EDT)

Report: North Korea to double its nuclear arsenal
According to a Wall Street Journal report, North Korea could have 40 nuclear weapons by the end of next year. CNN's Elise Labott has more.
(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:19:52 EDT)

A hero for gorillas -- and poachers
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.
(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:28:08 EDT)

Son of Hubble to peer back to dawn of time
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.
(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:26:37 EDT)

Dozens of dinosaur eggs discovered
The Chinese city that boasts the largest number of dinosaur eggs in the world has added a new batch to its impressive collection.
(Wed, 22 Apr 2015 08:38:14 EDT)

Did al Qaeda group target Vatican?
Italian authorities said they had launched a "vast anti-terrorism operation" Friday, going after suspects associated with al Qaeda who had discussed a range of targets, including the Vatican.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 05:58:24 EDT)

How ISIS lures Americans
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.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 05:56:28 EDT)

Funeral strippers told to cover up
If you were mourning the loss of a loved one in China, at least the entertainment might have cheered you up. Until now.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 05:56:28 EDT)

Newly discovered frog looks like Kermit
A newly discovered species of glassfrog in Costa Rica looks an awful lot like the famous Muppet.
(Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:37:19 EDT)

Get happy in the world's happiest countries
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?
(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:25:27 EDT)

And the world's top island for vacationers is ...
Island-hoppers take note: Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos is TripAdvisor's latest pick for the world's top island.
(Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:49:12 EDT)

Politician sorry for pulling woman's ponytail
New Zealand's prime minister John Key apologizes for pulling the hair of a cafe waitress. TVNZ has the report.
(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:31:50 EDT)

Ethiopia: Site of the Ark of the Covenant?
Ethiopia is often overlooked as a top destination for spiritual pilgrimage. This is an unfortunate oversight.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:26:31 EDT)

Video of woman standing up to bully goes viral
An Australian woman is being praised for defending a Muslim couple who were being verbally harassed. CNN's Rosemary Church reports.
(Tue, 21 Apr 2015 07:59:51 EDT)

Inside a samurai's bedroom
Courage.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:46:43 EDT)

Bombshell discovery about supervolcano

(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:56:20 EDT)

After 40 years, volcano awakens
As ash from Chile's Calbuco Volcano spread east into Argentina, geologists warned of the potential for more activity Friday.
(Sun, 26 Apr 2015 06:36:47 EDT)

Column of ash rises 9-miles-high
Chile's Calbuco volcano erupted Wednesday, spewing a giant funnel of ash into the sky near the city of Puerto Montt.
(Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:13:31 EDT)

Calbuco volcano erupts in southern Chile
The Calbuco volcano erupts producing clouds of ash and lightning strikes, as CNN meteorologist Pedram Javaheri reports.
(Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:13:35 EDT)

World's active volcanoes
Active volcanoes exist all over the world. View pictures of recent eruptions.
(Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:13:35 EDT)

Volcano Fast Facts
Here's some background information about volcanoes, mountains that open downward to a reservoir of molten rock.
(Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:54:37 EDT)

Is this the world's smallest painting?
Paintings smaller than a nib of a pencil have gone viral attracting buyers and followers from around the world.
(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:50:58 EDT)

World War I: A time of upheaval
Although it seems like ancient history, World War I changed the world forever. Look back at some of the war's key events.
(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:37:58 EDT)

A year in space
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.
(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:08:42 EDT)

The Sony World Photography Awards 2015
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.
(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:55:14 EDT)

Wonder at the Dead Sea

(Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:56:43 EDT)

The week in 37 photos

(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:26:43 EDT)

What a shot! 40 amazing sports photos

(Tue, 21 Apr 2015 07:30:11 EDT)

Toy soldiers? Look again
Every day, images of war and conflict are splashed across our desktops, plastered on our TV screens and scattered through our mobile news feeds. Because of that, one's response to such imagery often becomes calloused or desensitized.
(Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:19:35 EDT)

Crawling in a 'polio-free' country
Imagine sitting on a dusty, busy street in New Delhi, crowded with vendors and people running quickly about the market. A woman's lapis-colored sari swishes past you in the golden-colored dusk. You've been here since morning.
(Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:19:33 EDT)

Look at me! 27 selfies of the week

(Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:54:23 EDT)

The navy uniform that changed everything
New book looks back at the history of nautical fashion.
(Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:20:41 EDT)

Iran parades military equipment
The Iranian military honored the country's National Army Day by parading its military equipment on Saturday, April 18.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:52:54 EDT)

Kim Jong Un summits N. Korea's highest peak

(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:02:05 EDT)

Rare photos of bin Laden's Afghan hideout
Photographs quietly introduced as evidence in the latest major terrorism trial in Manhattan federal court offer a rare look inside Osama bin Laden's lair -- years before al Qaeda flew hijacked planes into buildings or bombed U.S. Embassies in Africa and even before the FBI placed bin Laden on its Most Wanted List.
(Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:47:24 EDT)

Van Gogh's left ear, cloned for science and art
Discover 13 science-loving sculptures inspired by algorithms, anatomy, big data, video games, and 3D printing technology.
(Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:12:31 EDT)

It's showtime! NBA announces its first game in Africa

(Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:21:24 EDT)

You can now visit Nelson Mandela's prison...on Google

(Wed, 22 Apr 2015 10:24:51 EDT)

After years of violence and death, 'life is back' in Juarez

(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:19:00 EDT)

Venezuelan President: New apartment for woman who plunked me with mango
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?
(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:22:18 EDT)

Armenian Turks: 'Shout it out loud'

(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:22:21 EDT)

Iraq's Assyrians battle ISIS for survival
When ISIS overran their villages near Mosul in August 2014, a small group of Assyrians, a Middle Eastern minority with a history reaching back more than 4,000 years, picked up weapons and formed their own militia: Dwekh Nawsha -- "The Sacrificers."
(Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:50:44 EDT)

Japan's aims for the moon in 2018

(Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:31:58 EDT)

Prisoner executions near in Indonesia
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.
(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:45:34 EDT)

NATO: War games off UK coast not response to Russia
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.
(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:33:02 EDT)

British police arrest 14-year-old on terror charges
One of the youngest suspects yet has been arrested on terror-related charges in England.
(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:52:59 EDT)

ISIS Fast Facts
Here's a look at Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:34:58 EDT)

Yemen
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.
(Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:23:57 EDT)

Iraq
Here's a look at the country of Iraq which borders Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, Turkey, Iran and the Persian Gulf.
(Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:23:57 EDT)

Nuclear Nations
Here's a look at what you need to know about nuclear nations.
(Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:23:57 EDT)

North Korea
Here's some background information about the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), also called North Korea. It borders China, Russia and South Korea.
(Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:23:57 EDT)

Saudi Arabia
Here's a look at what you need to know about Saudi Arabia, a large, oil-rich middle eastern country bordering Yemen, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Iraq, Jordan, the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf. Saudi Arabia is also home to Islam's holiest cities, Mecca and Medina.
(Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:23:57 EDT)

Cuba
Here's a look at what you need to know about Cuba, a communist country located in the Caribbean Sea, approximately 90 miles south of Florida.
(Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:23:57 EDT)

How to survive a drinking session in Korea
Most companies in South Korea have hoesik at least once a month and sometimes every week.
(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:48:25 EDT)

The last of his kind

(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:43:49 EDT)

What are the world's coolest new buildings?

(Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:34:57 EDT)

Goodbye, glaciers?

(Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:02:58 EDT)

Inside the battle to save Africa's elephants

(Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:05:45 EDT)

Orca baby boom off British Columbia

(Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:09:12 EDT)

On TV, a new Jesus comes into view

(Tue, 07 Apr 2015 09:33:57 EDT)

How Stone-Age blades are still cutting it in modern surgery

(Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:26 EDT)

Stunning portraits of people with Down syndrome

(Mon, 06 Apr 2015 09:22:23 EDT)

World's largest asteroid impact zone found

(Wed, 01 Apr 2015 08:43:15 EDT)

Japan unveils largest warship since World War II

(Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:25:59 EDT)

A really big fish story

(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:02:57 EST)

Kim Jong Un: New look, new attitude?

(Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:05:25 EST)

Sudan refugees take back their story

(Mon, 02 Mar 2015 07:51:02 EST)

Island of forgotten dreams

(Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:02:53 EST)

How to find the terrorist amid tide of human misery

(Wed, 04 Feb 2015 11:50:51 EST)

Amazon tribe under threat

(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:13:06 EST)

A new sex park for Taiwan?

(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:37:12 EST)

The scariest theme park rides on Earth

(Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:12:03 EST)

What's the perfect job for you? Ask your 5-year-old self

(Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:13:05 EST)

The extraordinary art of autistic 'five-year-old Monet'

(Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:50:20 EST)

Gifts fit for a queen

(Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:24:24 EST)

Was King Tut's beard glued back on?

(Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:54:53 EST)

Abducted toddler found after 24 years

(Wed, 04 Feb 2015 12:17:17 EST)

India's tiger population increasing

(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:30:07 EST)

Scientists upload a worm's brain into a Lego robot

(Wed, 04 Feb 2015 12:17:28 EST)

Hold on tight, we're landing sideways ...

(Wed, 04 Feb 2015 12:17:41 EST)

Art made from war

(Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:41:44 EST)

World's top 25 hotels

(Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:22:48 EST)

Spectacular ancient city deserted and mysterious

(Tue, 20 Jan 2015 09:03:34 EST)

10 places we'd rather be

(Fri, 09 Jan 2015 12:26:42 EST)

Forgotten in Aleppo

(Fri, 09 Jan 2015 10:58:56 EST)

'It just went ballistic': Shark attacks teenager
A shark attacked a teenager while he was spearfishing near a popular Australian beach. CNN affiliate Seven Network reports.
(Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:38:14 EST)

Is this the site of Jesus' trial?

(Thu, 08 Jan 2015 15:06:45 EST)

The world's safest airlines

(Wed, 07 Jan 2015 12:06:36 EST)

What killed the Maya? 'Blue Hole' offers clues

(Wed, 07 Jan 2015 10:39:16 EST)

Helmet cam shows sniper shot to head

(Wed, 07 Jan 2015 12:03:38 EST)

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