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Fate of ISIS hostages unknown

CNN World - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:36am
The fate of two Japanese men whom ISIS kidnapped and threatened to execute was unknown Friday as the 72-hour deadline that the militant group set apparently came and went.
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Chinese court puts up 'wall of shame'

CNN World - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:25am
In a modern twist of public square shaming, a Chinese court has blazoned the names and offenses of 50 individuals and four companies that have dodged paying fines.
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Thai lawmakers vote to impeach former PM

CNN World - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:10am
Thailand's military-appointed National Legislative Assembly (NLA) has voted 190-18 in favor of impeaching former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for her role in a controversial rice subsidy program that cost the country billions.
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7,000 arrested as political violence rocks Bangladesh

CNN World - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:09am
Thirty-one people have been killed and more than 7,000 arrested in weeks of political unrest in Bangladesh, as the country's opposition mounts mass protests demanding fresh parliamentary elections.
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Ebola vaccine to be tested in Africa

CNN World - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:57am
The world is a lot closer to having a real weapon to fight Ebola. Vaccine doses should arrive in West Africa Friday.
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Japan: ISIS silent on hostages

CNN World - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:38am
Japan says it has had no contact with ISIS as the Islamic militant group's deadline nears for Tokyo to pay a $200 million ransom to spare the lives of two hostages.
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6,000 ISIS fighters killed

CNN World - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:37am
The losses have had a "devastating" impact on ISIS, a U.S. diplomatic official says.
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Saudi blogger's lashes postponed

CNN World - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:37am
After enduring wounds from being struck 50 times, a Saudi blogger has been given a reprieve in receiving another 50 lashes this Friday, said Amnesty International.
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King Abdullah's legacy: 5 things to know

CNN World - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:37am
Abdullah's rule over one of the West's key Muslim allies left an indelible, if ambiguous, legacy. Here are five notable characteristics of his reign.
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Yemen's government resigns

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 4:47pm
The resignations come a day after the government and Houthi rebels reached a tentative peace deal meant to end days of turmoil.
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Civilians die in Ukraine shelling

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 4:06pm
Seven civilians were killed when shells hit a trolley bus station in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, the City Council there said Thursday, as the months-long conflict in the country's east showed little sign of easing.
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Which nations pay ransom?

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 3:39pm
Ransom is as old as kidnappings, bad guys and money. But it never gets old enough not to demand again, as the Japanese government now knows all too well.
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ISIS competes with al Qaeda

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 3:32pm
The Syria-based terror group ISIS is active and recruiting inside the Middle Eastern state of Yemen, already a hotbed of terrorist activity, CNN has learned.
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The mystery of 'Jihadi John'

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 3:31pm
The black-clad ISIS militant looks and sounds similar to the man who has appeared in at least five previous hostage videos.
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The ISIS terror threat

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 3:31pm
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Sudan refugees take back their story

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 2:32pm
Refugee students from Sudan were given smartphones and lessons in digital storytelling. They could be the next generation of citizen journalists.
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Is this what the future looks like?

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 2:29pm
Getty Images has produced a series of photographs called "Future Unknown," which illustrate a visual aesthetic that "embraces experimentation fused with technology."
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Art made from war

CNN World - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:41pm
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