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Terror in Mali: Seven things you need to know

Sat, 11/21/2015 - 2:13pm
A hostage siege at a hotel in Bamako, Mali's capital, has again drawn international attention to the West African nation, nearly three years after France launched a military campaign against Islamic extremists in the country's north.

Categories: International News

Top Egyptian cleric: Terror attacks 'a grave injustice ... to Islam'

Sat, 11/21/2015 - 2:12pm
Terrorists cite their Islamic faith in justifying carnage. In fact, they're insulting it, a top Sunni Muslim cleric in Egypt said Saturday.

Categories: International News

Bomber's beard dripping with sweat

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 8:17pm
On November 13, Bley Bilal Mokono took his son Ryan to the Stade de France for a football match. They did what a lot of people do before a sporting event: stop to use the restroom and get food. It was then that Mokono came face to face with a man who was about to try to bomb the stadium, one of six attacks across Paris that night that killed 130 people.

Categories: International News

What ISIS wants from women

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 2:47pm
Cornered and under fire in Saint-Denis apartment on Wednesday, a defiant 26-year-old Hasna Ait Boulahcen screamed back at French police before detonating a suicide vest.

Categories: International News

War on ISIS: Who's doing what?

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 2:46pm
In the wake of the Paris terror attacks, President Barack Obama took some very intense questions about whether the United States is hitting ISIS hard enough. Was it time to change strategy? He said no, that the answer was to ramp it up.

Categories: International News

U.S. Special Forces assist in Mali rescue

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 2:33pm
U.S. Special Forces are providing assistance in the rescue efforts to free dozens of hostages still trapped in the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, Mali. CNN's David McKenzie reports.

Categories: International News

Convicted Israel spy Jonathan Pollard released after 30 years

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 11:33am
As a Jewish-American teen moving to South Bend, Indiana, in the 1960s, Jonathan Pollard immediately struggled to fit in.

Categories: International News

Ski cuisine: World's best restaurants -- with altitude

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 8:59am
Picture the scene: you're high in the mountains, surrounded by beautiful skiing territory. What could possibly improve that? Well, how about a really good meal?

Categories: International News

Paris Grand Mosque chairman wants military action against ISIS

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 8:34am
Expressing outrage at ISIS' perversion of his religion, the chairman of the Grand Mosque of Paris called on Thursday for military action against the group's stronghold in Syria.

Categories: International News

Meet the dogs that can sniff out cancer

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 8:32am
Lucy, a cross between a Labrador retriever and an Irish water spaniel, failed miserably at guide dog school. Curious and easily excitable, random scents distracted Lucy from her master's path, and it wasn't long before she was unceremoniously kicked out.

Categories: International News

Mali hostage standoff unfolds

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 8:25am
Gunmen stormed the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako, Mali, and took 170 hostages. At least three deaths have been reported.

Categories: International News

Gunmen storm Mali hotel

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 8:24am
Gunmen have taken 170 people hostage inside the Radisson Blu Hotel in Mali's capital, Bamako.

Categories: International News

Paris attack ringleader killed

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 10:10pm

Categories: International News

Perfect Roger Federer too good for Kei Nishikori

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 12:24pm
Having already qualified for the World Tour Finals semifinals, some might have thought that Roger Federer would take it easy against Kei Nishikori on Thursday.

Categories: International News

CNN Heroes 2015 red carpet

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 11:56am
Stars shine as they arrive at the 2015 "CNN Heroes: All-Star Tribute" award show in New York.

Categories: International News

After Paris attacks: An opportunity for Assad?

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 11:50am
While so many count their losses after the appalling terrorist attacks on Paris, one man might just be wondering if he'll find himself on the right side of history.

Categories: International News

The inconvenient truth: There's no easy military answer to war on ISIS

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 11:49am
ISIS has metastasized into something many predicted, but most prayed would never happen: a nihilistic group of militants that has both a safe haven in an anarchic land and cells in Europe able to attack civilian targets.

Categories: International News
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