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Fighting stops MH17 investigators reaching Ukraine crash site

CNN World - 3 hours 29 min ago
International investigators and observers were again prevented from reaching the crash site of downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on Tuesday by fierce fighting in the area between pro-Russia rebels and Ukrainian forces.
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Time to test Ebola vaccines?

CNN World - 4 hours 5 min ago
Ebola virus disease is sweeping across West Africa in the largest outbreak of the virus to date. Mortality rates are currently at 60% in a disease where up to 90% of infected people can die. But despite this lethality there remain no licensed treatments or vaccines available, nearly 40 years after the disease was first discovered.
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Fighting intensifies in Gaza as Israel warns of lengthy campaign

CNN World - 4 hours 35 min ago
Three weeks into the Gaza conflict, fighting is intensifying, the death toll is climbing and Israel has warned its citizens to be ready for a prolonged battle.
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Security Council eyes Gaza cease-fire

CNN World - 6 hours 56 min ago
With more than 1,000 people killed in the Israel-Hamas conflict, the U.N. Security Council held an emergency midnight meeting early Monday and announced "strong support ... for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in Gaza.
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Militants in Syria put victims' heads on poles

CNN World - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:21pm
In some of the most gruesome images yet to emerge from the latest mass violence in Syria, videos show militants raising their victims' severed heads on poles.
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Fighting stalls MH17 retrieval plans

CNN World - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:05pm
Uncertainty hangs over an international effort to retrieve human remains from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 as fighting rages in eastern Ukraine.
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Venezuelan ex-general held

CNN World - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:24pm
A retired Venezuelan military general wanted in the United States for alleged drug-trafficking ties was arrested in Aruba in a case that could further strain U.S.-Venezuela relations.
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Family's one last photo aboard MH17

CNN World - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:22pm
Dave Hally took one last photo of his wife and 4-year-old daughter before takeoff for their dream vacation aboard MH17. Erin Mclaughlin reports.
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Second American infected with Ebola

CNN World - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:59am
A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for.
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Teen gets 232 'teeth' removed

CNN World - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:27am
A teenager in India, who had more than 200 "teeth" growing in his mouth due to a benign dental tumor, has had them removed.
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Boko Haram blamed in abduction of Cameroonian official's wife

CNN World - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:26am
Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram Islamists on Sunday abducted the wife of the Cameroonian deputy prime minister in a dawn attack on his home village of Kolofata, north of the area where they also kidnapped a local chief and his family, residents and security sources said.
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Student survivors of Sewol ferry disaster testify at trial

CNN World - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 8:56am
Lines of police surrounded a courthouse as student survivors of the Sewol ferry disaster gave evidence in their hometown of Ansan, South Korea, on Monday.
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Girl accused of decapitation

CNN World - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 8:42am
A 16-year-old Japanese girl has been arrested in Sasebo, Nagasaki prefecture, on suspicion of murdering a fellow student. Police confirmed that the alleged attacker also dismembered her victim's body.
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The Great War turns 100

CNN World - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 8:31am
100 years ago, Austria-Hungry declared war on Serbia leading to the first World War. CNN's Max Foster has more.
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No beef or chicken at Chinese McDonald's

CNN World - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 8:31am
McDonald's restaurants in some of China's biggest cities are running out of beef and chicken products due to a recall.
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Pilot, air traffic control's heated spat

CNN World - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 8:30am
Hear the testy exchange between a Delta pilot and an air traffic controller. CNN's Michaela Pereira has more.
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SWAT team storms plane in Toronto

CNN World - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 8:26am
When Sadegh Shahi heard reports about a SWAT team armed to the teeth storming onto a Sunwing Airlines flight to arrest a passenger, he thought to himself, "it's probably my son."
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2nd 'black box' found from Air Algerie crash in Mali: U.N.

CNN World - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 8:25am
France has declared a three-day mourning period to commemorate the victims of the Air Algerie Flight 5017 crash, French President Francois Hollande declared on Saturday.
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World's most beautiful piers

CNN World - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:18am
"Bridges to nowhere" to some, architectural icons and centers of entertainment for others; these jetties are worth visiting.
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