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European Debt Crisis

CNN World - 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.
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Space Accidents

CNN World - 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.
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Cuba

CNN World - 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.
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Central African Republic

CNN World - 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.
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Iraq

CNN World - 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.
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Nuclear Nations

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:23am
Here's a look at what you need to know about nuclear nations.
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North Korea

CNN World - 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.
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Writer: Violence the 'unofficial language' in South Africa

CNN World - 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.
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Solar-powered plane gets stuck in China

CNN World - 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.
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Students run in fear as earthquake strikes

CNN World - 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.
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Thousands flee after South Africa mobs attack immigrants

CNN World - 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.
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'I grabbed my children and ran'

CNN World - 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.
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American woman wounded in Pakistan shooting

CNN World - 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.
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The week in 40 photos

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:07am
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Mother's joy as teen son speaks for the first time

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 7:12am
When her son was diagnosed with autism, Ethiopian beautician Zemi Yenus didn't blink before giving it all up to help her child.
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Syria death toll doubles

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 7:10am
Would more people care about a perpetual massacre in someone else's country, if the death toll just about doubled in a year's time? Take Syria.
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Why migrants are dying in the thousands to reach Italy

CNN World - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 6:05pm
A destination for the destitute, Sicily is the "promised land" for thousands of migrants and refugees making the desperate journey from North Africa to Europe's Mediterranean coast. More than 10,000 people have arrived from Libya since last weekend alone, according to the Italian Coast Guard.
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Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard

CNN World - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:01pm
Muslims who were among migrants trying to get from Libya to Italy in a boat this week threw 12 fellow passengers overboard -- killing them -- because the 12 were Christians, Italian police said Thursday.
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Coalition warplanes help stem ISIS' advance in Ramadi

CNN World - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 1:50pm
Airstrikes from a U.S.-led coalition have helped contain ISIS' attacks on the key Iraqi city of Ramadi, but security forces there still need reinforcements, a provincial leader there said Thursday.
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Yemen hospital gives up counting the dead

CNN World - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:27pm
The streets were empty but not quiet. Shelling began to boom through the Yemeni city of Aden on Thursday afternoon as we hurried back to board the boat that had brought us here from Djibouti.
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