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Obama backs Japan over islands row

CNN World - 2 hours 14 min ago
The United States stands by its security agreement with Japan in its dispute with China over a group of islands, President Barack Obama said Thursday.
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Putin's fighters, missiles, warships

CNN World - 2 hours 42 min ago
Though the days of the USSR are gone, Russia remains an economic and military superpower. Here's what you need to know.
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Malaysia to release MH370 report, prime minister tells CNN

CNN World - 3 hours 9 min ago
Facing anger from families of Flight 370 passengers, Malaysia's prime minister said Thursday his government will release its preliminary report on the plane's disappearance.
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Syrian Army 'used barrel bombs'

CNN World - 3 hours 30 min ago
A Syrian army helicopter dropped barrel bombs on a vegetable market in Aleppo on Thursday, killing 24 people, opposition activists said.
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5 police officers killed in Maoist rebel attack in India

CNN World - 3 hours 31 min ago
A landmine explosion triggered by Maoist rebels killed five police officers in eastern India on Thursday, authorities said.
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World's fastest elevator

CNN World - 4 hours 40 min ago
In the time it takes you to skim this piece, you could travel 95 stories into the clouds on the world's new fastest elevator.
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16 killed in Pakistani military strikes

CNN World - 4 hours 40 min ago
Pakistan's military launched a series of airstrikes Thursday against suspected militant hideouts, killing at least 16 people in the northern tribal area, the military said.
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3 American workers shot, killed in Afghan hospital

CNN World - 5 hours 43 min ago
At least three American hospital workers in Afghanistan were killed Thursday by an officer guarding the hospital, Kabul police said.
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Russia launches new military drills

CNN World - 5 hours 53 min ago
Following days of simmering unrest, tensions in Ukraine escalated sharply Thursday, with Russia embarking on new military drills near the border after Ukrainian forces said they killed five pro-Russian militants.
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Israel: Hamas presence a no-go for talks

CNN World - 6 hours 48 min ago
Israel's Security Cabinet announced Thursday the country won't hold peace negotiations with a Palestinian government backed by the militant Hamas movement.
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Hamas, Fatah 'to reconcile'

CNN World - 8 hours 38 min ago
Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah announced Wednesday they've agreed to reconcile -- a development that could see the Palestinian territories under a unified leadership for the first time in years.
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Dutch fighter jets intercept 2 Russian bombers in their airspace

CNN World - 8 hours 39 min ago
Dutch fighter jets scrambled Wednesday to intercept a pair of Russian military aircraft that entered their airspace, a fairly routine action that comes amid heightened tensions between Russia and NATO, a Dutch official said.
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Al Qaeda's chief bomb maker dead?

CNN World - 10 hours 42 min ago
Officials are investigating whether al Qaeda's chief bomb maker, Ibrahim al-Asiri, was killed in an attack in Yemen. "
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India's 'Spider-Man' candidate

CNN World - 10 hours 43 min ago
Forget going door-to-door, Gaurav Sharma, 31, campaigns from window-to-window. He's an independent candidate running for a seat in India's general election from South Mumbai.
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Army patrolling Rio de Janeiro

CNN World - 10 hours 45 min ago
Brazil has stepped up efforts to secure its notorious slums ahead of the World Cup. CNN's Shasta Darlington reports.
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This train is about to hit him

CNN World - 10 hours 49 min ago
An elderly man in the Czech Republic escaped with minor injuries after being hit by a speeding train.
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Will China embrace electric cars?

CNN World - 10 hours 51 min ago
The room exploded in cheers when it was announced that the Denza electric car would sell for RMB 369,000 ($59,100), at the Beijing Auto Show earlier this week.
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Lawmaker: South Korean ferry was renovated

CNN World - 10 hours 55 min ago
A South Korean lawmaker said Thursday that renovations last year expanded the top floor of the Sewol, the ferry that sank last week, to make room for 117 more passengers.
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This video will make your heart stop

CNN World - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:02pm
Veteran BASE jumpers Vince Reffet and Fred Fugen break a world record by BASE jumping off the world's tallest building.
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U.S. paratroopers in Poland amid crisis

CNN World - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 6:40pm
A contingent of U.S. Army paratroopers arrived in Poland on Wednesday, the first of what will be a "persistent presence" of U.S. troops as the crisis in nearby Ukraine continues to unfold.
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