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Blackouts, hostages, distrust in Turkey

CNN World - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 15:33
The questions Turks asked on Tuesday were tinged with fear.
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New research changes date of Anne Frank's death

CNN World - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 15:24
Seventy years ago, Anne Frank died of typhus in a Nazi concentration camp at the age of 15.
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Orca baby boom off British Columbia

CNN World - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 15:14
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Iran nuclear deadline passes

CNN World - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 14:54
The bad news? The deadline to agree on what will be the parameters for an end-game pact on Iran's nuclear program has come and gone with no deal.
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Turkey: 9 Britons arrested at border with Syria

CNN World - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 14:52
Nine British citizens were arrested in Turkey on Wednesday, suspected of trying to cross illegally into Syria, the Turkish military said on its website.
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It's warm -- really warm in Antarctica

CNN World - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 14:35
A high temperature of 63.5 degrees Fahrenheit might sound like a pleasant day in early spring -- unless you're in Antarctica.
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Police deny Germanwings crash on video

CNN World - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 13:54
French magazine and German newspaper say video recovered from phone at wreckage site shows inside of the plane moments before it crashed, killing all 150 people on board.
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Charges in U.S. diplomat slashing

CNN World - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 13:53
The man accused of stabbing U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert in Seoul last month is now charged with attempted murder, a South Korean court official said Wednesday.
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The ISIS terror threat

CNN World - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 13:37
The aim of the ISIS militant group is to create an Islamic state across Sunni areas of Iraq and Syria.
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3 dead, at least 7 missing after avalanche

CNN World - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 13:35
Three people are dead and at least seven others remain unaccounted for after an avalanche Wednesday in the French Alps, an official in the Hautes-Alpes prosecutor's office said.
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ISIS' legacy in Tikrit

CNN World - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 13:24
ISIS is gone but the fear remains.
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Tunisia Fast Facts

CNN World - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 12:34
Here's some background information about Tunisia, a country in northern African. Tunisia borders Algeria, Libya and the Mediterranean Sea.
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North Korea Fast Facts

CNN World - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 12:34
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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Yemen Fast Facts

CNN World - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 12:34
Here's some background information about Yemen, a country located on the southwestern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, sharing a border with Saudi Arabia and Oman.
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NATO Fast Facts

CNN World - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 12:34
Here's a look at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), headquartered in Brussels, Belgium.
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Titanic Fast Facts

CNN World - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 12:34
Here are some facts about the "unsinkable" R.M.S. Titanic.
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Taliban Fast Facts

CNN World - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 12:32
Here's a look at the Taliban, a Sunni Islamist organization operating primarily in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
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Kashmir Fast Facts

CNN World - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 12:29
Here's a look at what you need to know about Kashmir, a region in the Himalayan and Karakoram mountain ranges. India, Pakistan and China all claim partial or complete ownership of Kashmir.
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Arab League Fast Facts

CNN World - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 12:28
Here's a look at the Arab League, an organization of 22 Middle Eastern and African countries and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).
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