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China calls for calm after tense weekend on Korean Peninsula

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:19:19 GMT

With tensions rising on the Korean peninsula, China is calling for calm and urging all parties to avoid "provocative actions."(image)


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US responds to N. Korea threats

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:59:29 GMT

With tensions rising between the US and North Korea, the Pentagon on Sunday called for the isolated communist nation to avoid destabilizing the situation further.(image)


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USS Carl Vinson begins drills

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:54:20 GMT

American aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson started joint drills with two Japanese destroyers in the western Pacific Ocean on Sunday, authorities said.(image)


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What are Japan's options?

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:13:19 GMT

North Korea has been a threat to Japan for decades -- and it's a problem for which there is no perfect solution.(image)


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Witnesses speak of Taliban attack

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:16:55 GMT

The crowd of soldiers barely had time to finish their prayers before the Taliban came to kill them.(image)


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Mattis visits Afghanistan after rare US victory

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:34:24 GMT

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis has arrived in Afghanistan, where he is meeting government officials including President Ashraf Ghani.(image)


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12-year-old boy drives 800 miles across Australia

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:03:49 GMT

A 12-year-old boy who managed to drive 1,300 kilometers (800 miles) across remote Australia has been reunited with his parents, police said.(image)


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Pence: US will honor refugee deal with Australia

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:30:21 GMT

US Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday that the United States would "honor" a refugee resettlement agreement forged with Australia in the closing days of the Obama administration, despite it previously being described by US President Donald Trump as a "dumb deal."(image)


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American detained in North Korea

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:58:56 GMT

A US citizen has been detained in North Korea, according to Martina Aberg, deputy head of mission for the Swedish Embassy in North Korea.(image)


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China makes 'crucial step' towards space station

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:31:41 GMT

China launched its first cargo spacecraft Thursday night, according to state media Xinhua, which described it as a "crucial step for China's plan to have an operational space station by 2020."(image)


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UN Security Council condemns missile launch

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 05:36:56 GMT

The UN Security Council has formally condemned North Korea's latest missile launch, demanding that it "immediately" cease further actions that violate resolutions.(image)


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S. Korea reacts to USS Carl Vinson 'bluff'

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:33:38 GMT

US President Donald Trump said he was sending "an armada" to Korean waters to potentially deal with threats from Pyongyang.(image)


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Volleyball court at N. Korean nuclear test site?

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:17:58 GMT

After readying a possible nuclear test, it seems that North Korea's nuclear technicians are entitled to some downtime.(image)


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China criticizes N. Korea on nuclear issue

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 05:29:27 GMT

China may be getting fed up with continued nuclear bluster from long-time ally North Korea and tilting toward the United States.(image)


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New investigation against Pakistani PM

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:42:44 GMT

A new investigative team is needed to further examine allegations against Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his children, the country's Supreme Court ruled Thursday.(image)


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Assad and Kim Jong Un: A tale of two dictators

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 09:58:35 GMT

In its first 100 days, the Trump Administration has found itself in confrontation with two dictators: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and North Korea's Kim Jong Un.(image)


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Is Bangkok really banning street food?

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 05:04:53 GMT

When news broke this week that Bangkok was reportedly planning to clear the streets of its beloved street food vendors, outrage broke out among fans of the city's famously cheap eats as the story racked up global headlines.(image)


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Is Aung San Suu Kyi the Mandela of Asia?

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 03:27:07 GMT

After spending 15 years under house arrest, democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi explains her life outlook and why she doesn't harbor bitterness.(image)


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Why can't these Indians leave Saudi Arabia?

Thu, 04 Aug 2016 15:21:21 GMT

7,700 Indian workers are stranded in Saudi Arabia after a series of layoffs. CNN gets access to one of the 20 camps where workers are stuck.(image)


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Heineken taps into Myanmar's beer market

Tue, 07 Jun 2016 13:04:35 GMT

We look into Myanmar's brewing beer market and find out why Heineken invested in a $60 million brewery outside of Yangon.(image)


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A 'car-eating' transformer could save environment

Fri, 27 May 2016 23:39:11 GMT

It looks like a giant, car-eating transformer, but China is hoping this new vehicle concept will be the answer to its crippling traffic problems(image)


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Philippines elects its first transgender politician

Wed, 18 May 2016 07:43:16 GMT

CNN's Kristie Lu Stout speaks with Geraldine Roman, the first transgender woman in history to be elected to the Philippines congress.(image)


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Painting with shadows

Thu, 12 May 2016 08:54:13 GMT

In India's capital city, one wall bears an off-beat artwork that disappears after the sun goes down.(image)


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