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Russia bans 'undesirable' NGOs

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 10:17am
Non-governmental organizations working in Russia awoke Sunday to a new reality -- that they operate now under a law that allows the government to prosecute them on the grounds they are 'undesirable.'
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Protests turn violent in Peru

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:45am
Peru declared a state of emergency in two provinces after protests against a mining project turned violent Saturday.
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Myanmar offers aid to migrants stranded at sea

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:43am
Myanmar, which has previously disavowed responsibility for Rohingya migrants stranded at sea, has said it will provide search and rescue for "boat people" in its territorial waters as well as humanitarian assistance.
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Nigeria: 20 women, kids saved

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:43am
Nigeria's military claimed more progress Saturday in its fight against Boko Haram, saying scores of terrorists were killed and 20 women and children were rescued in a recent operation.
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Putin's alleged girlfriend sparks pregnancy rumors

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:43am
The former gymnast who is alleged to be Russian President Putin's girlfriend sparked pregnancy rumors when she appeared at an event wearing a billowy dress. CNN's Matthew Chance reports.
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ISIS says it bombed Saudi mosque

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:34am
A suicide bomber detonated himself at a Shiite mosque Friday in the predominantly Sunni kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the country's official press agency said, killing 21 worshippers in an attack that has been claimed by ISIS.
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Report: Grandmother, 65, has quadruplets

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:33am
For many people, 13 children would be more than enough. Not for a 65-year-old woman who had quadruplets.
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Defector: DMZ activists don't understand plight of women in North Korea

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:31am
In North Korea, women have no rights. There is no right to freedom, liberty, or the pursuit of happiness.
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Threats, tension and a history lesson: Rare look inside North Korea's DMZ

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:31am
A barren road takes us to the heavily fortified border between North and South Korea.
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Iraqis counterattack ISIS

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 7:28pm
After days of ISIS fighters advancing east out of Ramadi, an alliance of Iraqi forces opposed to the terror group say they've launched a counter-attack -- hoping to push them away from a key Iraqi military base and the capital.
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Pride explodes in 'the little island with a big voice'

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 7:27pm
Ireland is isolated in many ways, as an island tucked in Europe's far northwest corner.
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Photos: Ireland says 'yes'

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 7:14pm
Ireland becomes the first nation to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote.
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Little girl gets second chance in second quake

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 7:04pm
Sometimes, life takes twists so fortuitous that they seem inevitably predetermined. That may be the case for Maya Gurung, a 10-year-old girl suffering in post-earthquake Nepal.
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Martyred archbishop closer to sainthood

CNN World - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 6:59pm
Almost 35 years to the day that an assassin's bullet hit his chest, Archbishop Oscar Romero was beatified on Saturday, bringing the slain priest one step closer to sainthood.
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World's largest hotel coming to Mecca

CNN World - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 8:56pm
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FARC rebels end unilateral ceasefire

CNN World - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 4:09pm
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ISIS extends hold on Syria's ancient city of Palmyra

CNN World - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 2:51pm
ISIS forces have extended their control around the ancient city of Palmyra as forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad withdrew from the area.
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Capturing the parallel worlds of the Emirates

CNN World - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 2:21pm
Philip Cheung's photo series "Desert Dreams" shows the contrast between modern and traditional life inside the United Arab Emirates.
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Why ISIS destroys antiquities

CNN World - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 2:00pm
CNN's Ben Wedeman explains why the terror group is ruining Iraq's cultural history.
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