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Iran postpones execution of woman who killed her alleged rapist

CNN World - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 2:06pm
The hanging of an Iranian woman, convicted of murder in a killing that human rights groups called self-defense against her rapist, has been delayed for 10 days, according to Amnesty International.
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10 killed when shells hit Ukrainian school

CNN World - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 9:31am
A school and a bus were shelled in war-torn eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, leaving at least 10 people dead, officials in the country's Donetsk region said.
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Tear gas brings Hong Kongers together

CNN World - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 9:31am
When police used tear gas on unarmed Hong Kong students, they unwittingly created a massive movement.
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Dark art from golf's glamour girl

CNN World - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 9:28am
Her artwork is dark, bold and often sombre, with black figures and sinister skulls splattered across the canvasses.
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New airport scanner a breeze

CNN World - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 9:23am
Imagine if going through airport security was just a matter of walking past a stretch of wall.
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Hong Kong protests draw crowds on China's National Day

CNN World - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 7:45am
Hong Kongers marked China's National Day in unprecedented fashion Wednesday, as huge crowds of pro-democracy protesters thronged the streets of the Asian financial hub for what is shaping up as a critical day in the territory's "Umbrella Revolution."
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Are there N. Korean tunnels under Seoul?

CNN World - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 7:05am
North Korean tunnels under the South Korean city of Seoul? One former general explains why he believes that's a fact.
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Syria terror charges against Moazzam Begg dropped

CNN World - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 7:01am
British authorities dropped charges against high-profile former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg on Wednesday, days before he was due to go on trial on charges of attending a terrorist training camp in Syria.
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Look at me! 24 selfies of the week

CNN World - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 6:40am
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ISIS closes in on Kurdish town in Syria; Turkey debates sending troops

CNN World - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 8:18pm
Shortly after ISIS claimed to have carried out attacks within miles of Baghdad, police officials confirmed Tuesday that the ISIS militants had struck Iraqi military checkpoints on the southern outskirts of the capital during the weekend.
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World loses over half its wildlife

CNN World - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 1:29pm
The world's animal population has halved in 40 years as humans put unsustainable demands on Earth, a new report warns.
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Australia police arrest man accused of funding U.S. fighter in Syria

CNN World - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:54am
Australian police arrested a 23-year-old man in Melbourne on Tuesday on suspicion of funding a U.S. citizen who went to fight in Syria.
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40,000 migrant deaths worldwide

CNN World - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:31am
Every day, refugees and migrants risk their lives as they seek a new life. Now, a new report from the International Organization for Migration has put a figure to the number of victims: at least 40,000 deaths since 2000.
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38 amazing sports photos

CNN World - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:28am
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Europe's newest front line vs. ISIS: Spanish town in North Africa

CNN World - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:25am
A morning thunderstorm has left the waste ground outside Melilla's compound for migrants and refugees slick with orange mud. Hanging around under overcast skies, a knot of men -- unshaven and dressed in a motley collection of T-shirts -- watch a convoy of Spanish military vehicles rumble by.
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Europe's most dangerous border?

CNN World - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 6:20am
Syrian refugees flee to the Spanish territory of Melilla, and there are fears ISIS has too. CNN's Nima Elbagir reports.
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Five more bodies found on Japan's Mount Ontake after eruption

CNN World - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 4:49pm
Five more lifeless bodies have been found on the slopes of Japan's Mount Ontake, bringing the total number of presumed dead in a volcanic eruption Saturday to 36.
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Hong Kong protesters' tech tactics

CNN World - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 4:16pm
Armed with top-of-the-line phones on some of the world's fastest mobile networks, Hong Kong's young protesters organize at a lightning pace older generations of activists could have only dreamed of.
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Hong Kong protesters dig in

CNN World - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 3:39pm
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters remained camped out on major highways in the heart of Hong Kong on Monday, defying government attempts to both coerce and cajole them into giving up their extraordinary demonstration.
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Solar plane to fly around the world

CNN World - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 3:15pm
The sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 will make a record-breaking trip around the world. It will all start with Abu Dhabi
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