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Iraqi forces launch operation to drive ISIS out
A major military operation to liberate Iraq's Anbar and Salaheddin provinces from ISIS forces has begun, Iraqi state media and a key Shia militia group say.
05/26/2015 10:37:49am
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Iraq forces begin Anbar operations
Iraq launches operation to retake Anbar and Salaheddine provinces from ISIS. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh has more.
05/26/2015 10:33:32am
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Iraqi soldier explains why Ramadi fell to ISIS
Asa'ad al-Yassiri is bitter, angry and disillusioned. The Iraqi soldier says it's not that he doesn't want to fight, but the leadership isn't providing the support needed to fight ISIS.
05/26/2015 10:33:32am
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Exclusive video shows battle before defeat in Ramadi
Iraqi soldier Asa'ad al-Yassir recorded video of a firefight he took part in before ISIS gained control of the Iraqi town of Ramadi. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.
05/26/2015 10:33:32am
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Children among dead in Palmyra massacre
Just when it seems the horror can grow no deeper, ISIS shows that man's capacity for cruelty knows no bounds, with children executed, and a rare bird species facing extinction.
05/25/2015 09:28:08am
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Heatwave claims more than 1,000 lives in India
More than 600 people have lost their lives in the past week in a sustained and severe heatwave in India.
05/26/2015 02:31:36pm
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Galapagos volcano erupts for first time in 33 years
Nature erupted in all its glory this week, spitting fire, spewing smoke 6 miles into the air and threatening a species on the islands where Charles Darwin first began to develop the theory of evolution.
05/26/2015 02:26:28pm
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Nomads attack villages; 23 dead
A nomadic group attacked three villages in central Nigeria over the weekend, leaving 23 people dead, police said Tuesday.
05/26/2015 10:38:46am
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Russia's military exercise surprises
You flex your muscles and I'll flex mine. Or so it seems to go in international relations these days.
05/26/2015 11:42:10am
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38 killed in fire at Chinese nursing home
Thirty-eight people were killed and six others injured after a fire broke out at a nursing home in central China late Monday, authorities said.
05/26/2015 10:42:28am
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Kenyan police hurt in suspected Al-Shabaab attack
Suspected Islamist gunmen attacked Kenyan national police Monday evening in the same county where students were slaughtered in a university attack last month, leading to a heavy gunbattle that left at least five officers injured, authorities said.
05/26/2015 10:42:03am
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Pro-abortion ad campaign shocks country
A shocking campaign seeks to decriminalize abortion in Chile. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
05/26/2015 10:07:43am
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'Beautiful Mind' inspiration John Nash killed
John Forbes Nash Jr., the Princeton University mathematician whose life inspired the film "A Beautiful Mind," and his wife died in a car crash Saturday, according to New Jersey State Police.
05/24/2015 08:20:41pm
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Shocking road rage beating caught on camera
As traffic gets worse across China, tempers can flare. CNN's Steven Jiang reports.
05/25/2015 10:28:34am
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Kim Jong Un's brother seen at Eric Clapton concert
Kim Jong Un's older brother was seen at an Eric Clapton concert in London. CNN's Brian Todd takes a closer look at the whole Kim family.
05/25/2015 08:31:32am
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A secret Navy flight over China's military buildup
Take-off is swift on the U.S. Navy's P8-A Poseidon -- there's no slow roll down the runway on military flights -- and within minutes, the turquoise blue of the South China Sea comes into view from the window of America's most advanced surveillance and sub-hunting aircraft.
05/26/2015 10:43:11am
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Man says elephant grabbed his camera, took 'elphie'
05/24/2015 05:35:12pm
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Huge kangaroo with 'massive' muscles stalks suburb
A massive kangaroo has been spotted in an Australian community measuring over 6 feet 6 inches. Nicky Haydon from affiliate Seven News has more.
05/26/2015 10:07:16am
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Could Egypt's 'fake' mummies reveal ancient scam?
05/22/2015 08:43:57am
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Myanmar offers aid to migrants stranded at sea
Myanmar, which has previously disavowed responsibility for Rohingya migrants stranded at sea, has said it will provide search and rescue for "boat people" in its territorial waters as well as humanitarian assistance.
05/24/2015 07:43:37am
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Bangladeshi PM: 'Punish' migrants seeking to flee
Bangladesh's leader, Sheikh Hasina, said Sunday that those seeking to leave the country in an "illegal way" should be punished along with the human traffickers who facilitate their escape.
05/25/2015 09:25:37am
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Hezbollah shows off border gains with slide show, tour
Lebanon's Hezbollah claims victories in a border fight with al Qaeda-linked forces in Syria.
05/25/2015 10:29:39am
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Putin's alleged girlfriend sparks pregnancy rumors
The former gymnast who is alleged to be Russian President Putin's girlfriend sparked pregnancy rumors when she appeared at an event wearing a billowy dress. CNN's Matthew Chance reports.
05/24/2015 07:43:19am
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Crane fights off two tigers at zoo
A crane that stumbled into a tigers' den bravely fights off two tigers that are on the prowl.
05/22/2015 08:51:39am
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Man stolen as baby reunites with mom 41 years later
It was a hug kept on hold for more than 41 years. The hug of a mother and son whose lives were abruptly separated four decades ago.
05/26/2015 10:32:21am
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