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North Korea's first lady makes rare appearance

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:20am
North Korea's first lady has made her first public appearance since last December. In images released by North Korea's state news agency, Ri Sol Ju is seen laughing and clapping alongside leader Kim Jong Un. In 2012, Korean state television confirmed the couple had married.
Categories: International News

Toy soldiers? Look again

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:19am
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.
Categories: International News

Crawling in a 'polio-free' country

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:19am
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.
Categories: International News

European Debt Crisis

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:23am
Here's a look at the European Debt Crisis which has affected the countries of Cyprus, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal and Spain.
Categories: International News

Space Accidents

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:23am
October 24, 1960 - The first space-related fatality happens when a rocket explodes at the Soviet Union's Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan, killing 165 people, including Air Marshal Mitrofan I. Nedelin, the head of Soviet rocket forces. The accident is officially denied until 1990.
Categories: International News

Cuba

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:23am
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.
Categories: International News

Central African Republic

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:23am
Here's a look at what you need to know about the Central African Republic. It is a landlocked country in central Africa, bordering Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, South Sudan and Sudan.
Categories: International News

Iraq

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:23am
Here's a look at the country of Iraq which borders Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, Turkey, Iran and the Persian Gulf.
Categories: International News

Nuclear Nations

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:23am
Here's a look at what you need to know about nuclear nations.
Categories: International News

Saudi Arabia

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:23am
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.
Categories: International News

Yemen

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:23am
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.
Categories: International News

North Korea

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:23am
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.
Categories: International News

Writer: Violence the 'unofficial language' in South Africa

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:39am
Eusebius McKaiser, a South African writer and radio talk show host, speaks with Fred Pleitgen about the flaring xenophobic violence in his country.
Categories: International News

Solar-powered plane gets stuck in China

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:38am
The Solar Impulse 2, the experimental plane attempting to fly around the world without using a drop of fuel, has been grounded by the weather in China.
Categories: International News

Students run in fear as earthquake strikes

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:37am
Dramatic video shows Chinese students running into the streets as an earthquake rattles the building. CNN's Derek Van Dam reports.
Categories: International News

Video of woman standing up to anti-Muslim bully goes viral

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:35am
An Australian woman is being praised for defending a Muslim couple who were being verbally harassed. CNN's Rosemary Church reports.
Categories: International News

Thousands flee after South Africa mobs attack immigrants

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:20am
More than 2,000 people fled to South African police stations Thursday after mobs with machetes attacked immigrants in Durban, leaving at least five people dead, an aid group said.
Categories: International News

'I grabbed my children and ran'

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:17am
An endless stream of humanity, shell shocked, and exhausted. Parents cradle babies in blankets, some struggle under the weight of their belongings, some carry small plastic bags, while others nothing but the children clutching at their hands as families struggle to escape ISIS in Iraq.
Categories: International News

Australian model killed fighting for ISIS

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:16am
A former model and DJ from Melbourne, described by his former agency as having a promising future, is the latest Australian believed to have been killed fighting alongside ISIS militants in Syria.
Categories: International News

American woman wounded in Pakistan shooting

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:15am
An American citizen was wounded by gunfire Thursday as she drove from the medical school in Karachi, Pakistan, where she works, police said.
Categories: International News
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