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Saudi Arabia plans 1 km tall tower

CNN World - 47 min 2 sec ago
Dubai -- long champion of all things biggest, longest and most expensive -- will soon have some competition from neighboring Saudi Arabia.
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Why U.S. is 'trolling' terrorists

CNN World - 48 min 21 sec ago
"We don't negotiate with terrorists," has long been the U.S. government's standard position when it comes to violent extremists. So why has it started bickering with them on Twitter?
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12 dead in worst ever Everest avalanche

CNN World - 55 min 12 sec ago
A high-altitude avalanche Friday killed 12 Sherpa guides and seriously wounded three in the single deadliest accident on Mount Everest, officials said.
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Police: Texts from trapped survivors fake

CNN World - 59 min 19 sec ago
Disgust, anger and shock greeted statements from South Korean authorities that texts from survivors trapped inside the stricken ferry were fake.
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Pro-Russia protesters defy Ukraine deal

CNN World - 1 hour 7 min ago
Diplomats from Russia, Ukraine and the West may have agreed to steps to easing the crisis in Ukraine -- but Friday will be the first test of whether those words will translate into action.
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The week in 33 photos

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Ancient tribe living in the past

CNN World - 3 hours 52 min ago
The Hadza are one of the oldest people on earth. Today, they battle for land, and continued survival.
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MH370: Underwater drone scans ocean floor 5th time

CNN World - 4 hours 26 min ago
An underwater drone dipped into the ocean Friday for its fifth trip to search for traces of the missing Malaysian plane as relatives of those aboard maintained their demand for answers.
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Families: Nigeria lies about freed abductees

CNN World - 4 hours 27 min ago
Families of girls kidnapped from school by suspected Boko Haram militants are accusing the Nigerian military of lying. Despite the military's claims that nearly all the girls are now free, nearly all of them are still being held, the families said Thursday.
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5 Calgary students killed

CNN World - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:35pm
Five University of Calgary students were stabbed to death Tuesday morning in what the city's police chief called "the worst mass murder in Calgary's history."
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87

CNN World - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 5:27pm
Gabriel García Márquez, the influential, Nobel Prize-winning author of "One Hundred Years of Solitude" and "Love in the Time of Cholera," has died, his family and officials said.
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Pope washes feet of disabled as part of Easter celebrations

CNN World - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 3:42pm
The washing of feet was a radical act in Jesus' time. It is no less radical in the modern era, with Pope Francis' decision to break with the long-standing papal tradition of washing only priests' feet, to include women and non-Christians in the symbolic ceremony.
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Inside ebola isolation ward

CNN World - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 3:42pm
An outbreak of the Ebola virus has spread to Conakry, Guinea -- a city of more than 2 million. Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.
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Pakistan Taliban: Ceasefire over

CNN World - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 3:41pm
The Pakistan Taliban said Wednesday they will not extend a cease-fire with the Pakistani government, six days after a weekslong pause in hostilities officially ended.
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Mother slaps, then forgives son's murderer

CNN World - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 1:16pm
An Iranian mother slaps and then forgives her 17-year old son's murderer in dramatic scenes at the gallows.
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Russia: Disarm illegal forces in Ukraine

CNN World - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:47pm
Diplomats have agreed that 'all illegal military formations' in Ukraine must be disarmed, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Thursday after emergency talks in Switzerland.
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Potential air pockets offer hope for ferry survivors

CNN World - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:35pm
As almost 300 ferry passengers -- many of whom are high school students -- remain missing amid a massive rescue operation in the Yellow Sea off Korea's southwest coast, the wait on land remains agonizing.
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Witness contradicts Pistorius

CNN World - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:54am
Prosecutor Gerrie Nel went on the attack again Thursday, trying to discredit a defense witness for Oscar Pistorius on the last day of testimony before the court takes a two-and-a-half week break.
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Snowden questions Putin on TV

CNN World - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:54am
Edward Snowden asked Vladimir Putin on Russian television about Moscow's surveillance practices.
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Saudi veteran intelligence chief calls it quits

CNN World - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:46am
Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan, the man behind the kingdom's committed policy to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has stepped down from his intelligence post, according to the country's official news agency.
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