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Police: Gunman arrested after killing 2 people in Germany

CNN World - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 8:28am
In the villages snuggled between rolling meadows and medieval castles of Germany's Franconia, serious violent crime is nearly unheard of. So, on Friday, when a gunman in a convertible allegedly shot dead two people on a drive-by shooting spree, jaws dropped.
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India to develop its first nationwide emergency response line

CNN World - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 7:50am
Last week, actress and member of India's parliament, Hema Malini, was involved in a fatal car accident, which left a two-year-old girl dead.
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Humanitarian ceasefire in Yemen until end of Ramadan

CNN World - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 7:48am
Warring parties in Yemen have agreed to a ceasefire of roughly a week to let in humanitarian aid. Violence has taken at least 3,000 lives there since the conflict erupted in March, according to the United Nations.
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Turkey arrests 21 suspected ISIS members, 3 of them foreigners

CNN World - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 7:47am
Turkish authorities have arrested 21 people -- including three foreigners -- suspected of belonging to ISIS, Turkey's semiofficial Anadolu news agency reported Friday.
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Volcanic ash prompts closure of Bali airport, 3 others

CNN World - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 7:47am
Ash spewing from an Indonesian volcano has brought chaos for travelers on the popular resort island of Bali and beyond, prompting the closure of four airports in the region.
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The life and times of a modern pope

CNN World - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 7:45am
With his penchant for crowd-pleasing and spontaneous acts of compassion, Pope Francis has earned high praise from fellow Catholics and others since he replaced Pope Benedict XVI in March 2013.
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Pope Francis tours South America

CNN World - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 7:45am
See photos from Pope Francis' eight-day tour of South America. The Pope, a native of Argentina, is emphasizing the plight of the poor on his home continent.
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The week in 37 photos

CNN World - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 6:43am
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2 typhoons menace China in a week

CNN World - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 11:26pm
Tens of millions of people in East Asia are in for a drenching over the next few days, with China facing two typhoon landfalls in a week in heavily populated areas.
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Iran-flagged ship targets U.S. Navy with laser

CNN World - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 2:54pm
A U.S. Navy ship and helicopter were repeatedly targeted by a laser device on board an Iranian-flagged merchant ship beginning on Sunday in the Gulf of Aden, according to a U.S. defense official.
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Thousands flee wildfires in Canada

CNN World - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 2:51pm
Thousands of people in Canada have fled their homes as hundreds of wildfires burn, sending thick smoke as far south as Colorado, officials said Wednesday.
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Ex-AC/DC drummer sentenced

CNN World - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 2:49pm
Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was sentenced to eight months of home detention in New Zealand on Thursday after he pleaded guilty to threatening to kill a former employee and to possessing drugs.
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Agency: ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed in airstrike

CNN World - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 2:47pm
Shahidullah Shahid, a former Taliban spokesman who pledged allegiance to ISIS, has been killed in an airstrike in eastern Afghanistan, that nation's intelligence agency reported Thursday.
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UK advises British nationals to leave Tunisia

CNN World - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 2:30pm
Britain's Foreign Office is advising British nationals to leave Tunisia, saying an additional terrorist attack is "highly likely."
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Has China's economic bubble burst?

CNN World - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 11:21am
The Shanghai stock market has lost 1/3 of its value in less than a month. CNN's David McKenzie explains how this may hurt the average person.
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CNN looks back at the massacre

CNN World - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 11:20am
Twenty years on from the massacre, Christiane Amanpour reflects on its significance, the war at large, and her famous confrontation of President Clinton.
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Rwanda lions: King of the jungle's roaring comeback

CNN World - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 7:54am
It's the return of a wild king.
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Nigerian military: 'Mastermind' of deadly bombings arrested

CNN World - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 7:54am
The Nigerian military has arrested a man who it says masterminded recent bomb attacks in two different cities that killed at least 70 people.
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