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Iraqi oil refinery the site of 'apocalyptic' battle

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 5:11pm
Iraqi troops did battle with ISIS at an oil refinery in an attempt to drive them out of the area. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reports.
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China's space race

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 5:10pm
We have lift off! Space walks, lunar rovers and docking missions are all part of China's rise into outer orbit.
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How China's astronauts prepare for space

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 5:10pm
CNN's David McKenzie takes a look at the Chinese space program and the simulators used in their training for space missions.
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Shenzhou-10: China's longest crewed space mission

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 5:09pm
In 2013, China launched three astronauts into orbit for the country's fifth and longest crewed mission in its burgeoning space exploration program.
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China to explore 'dark side' of the moon

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 5:09pm
China is considering landing a spacecraft on the moon's "dark side" in 2020 -- a mission, which, if successful, would make it the first country to do so, state media reports.
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Nearly 500 bodies exhumed from graves in Iraq

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 5:07pm
An Iraqi forensic team has exhumed 499 bodies from a series of graves in the presidential complex in the city of Tikrit, a Baghdad morgue official says.
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El Niño could mean fewer hurricanes this year

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 12:59pm
The coming Atlantic hurricane season probably will have fewer storms than normal for the third year running -- thanks in part to El Niño, forecasters say.
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U.S. military wants China to know they are losing patience

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 12:17pm
CNN's Jim Sciutto recently got exclusive access to a U.S. Navy surveillance plane on a secret mission near China, where they flew over a string of man-made islands. China's Navy issued eight warnings to the plane and told it to leave the area. On Tuesday, Jim answered questions from the Reddit community during an "Ask me anything" session. Below are highlights from the conversation.
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Mob burns teen alive

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 12:12pm
A large crowd stands by as a teenage girl -- beaten and bloodied -- writhes on the ground, her body engulfed in flames.
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Wanted Al-Shabaab official dies

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 11:48am
An Al-Shabaab leader wanted by the United States has died in Somalia, the Somali-based militant group announced Thursday.
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Natelee Holloway's father opens up about new lead

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 10:29am
It's been 10 years since Natalee Holloway vanished while on a high school graduation trip to Aruba, and after a decade of false hopes and dead ends, her father has never stopped looking for her.
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Report: Hamas war crimes against Palestinians

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 9:51am
Abductions. Beatings. Torture. Summary executions of political opponents.
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Syria Civil War

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 9:21am
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Images show cruelty of slave masters

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 9:06am
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Iraqi forces launch operation to drive ISIS out

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 9:03am
A major military operation to liberate Iraq's Anbar and Salaheddin provinces from ISIS forces has begun, Iraqi state media and a key Shia militia group say.
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Iraqi soldier explains why Ramadi fell to ISIS

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 9:03am
Asa'ad al-Yassiri is bitter, angry and disillusioned. The Iraqi soldier says it's not that he doesn't want to fight, but the leadership isn't providing the support needed to fight ISIS.
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Iraqi forces, ISIS militants clash in Anbar operation

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 9:03am
ISIS militants killed 30 Iraqi soldiers in a suicide bomb attack in Iraq's key Anbar province, security officials told CNN on Wednesday, a day after the launch of a major operation to liberate Anbar and Salaheddin provinces from ISIS.
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FIFA corruption scandal: What happens next?

CNN World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 8:55am
The unprecedented U.S. investigation into FIFA, world soccer's governing body, has sent shock waves rippling across the globe.
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