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City is a tinderbox, and the US is building a drone base nearby
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:27:53 GMT
Agadez, crossroads of despair
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 07:14:43 GMT
CNN's Arwa Damon reports from Agadez , Niger, and its strange mix of US military presence and migrant hub.
Migrants being smuggled to Libya
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 05:05:01 GMT
For centuries, Agadez has profited from its role as a transit hub at the edge of the Sahara. Today its main cargo is human: Migrants, being smuggled to Libya.
The dark, dangerous journey from Niger to Libya
Thu, 22 Sep 2011 11:51:35 GMT
Dark shadows were lifting themselves off the sidewalk, slowly stretching, shaking the slumber from their limbs.
Venezuela strike: Clashes in Caracas, cracks in unity at UN
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:36:07 GMT
Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro barricaded the streets in Caracas for a 24-hour strike as clashes intensified, the death toll from months of unrest neared 100 and cracks appeared in the government's public face abroad.
3 Palestinians dead in Jerusalem clashes, health ministry says
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 15:04:09 GMT
Three Palestinians were killed after clashes over restrictions imposed by Israeli authorities on worshipers in Jerusalem's Old City on Friday, Palestinian officials said.
Afghan security personnel killed in apparent friendly fire
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 15:24:11 GMT
A US-supported Afghan airstrike struck and killed local security personnel aligned with government forces, US forces in Afghanistan said.
2 years after Cecil the lion's death, son killed by game hunter
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:05:26 GMT
Cecil the lion's 6-year-old son was shot and killed by a big-game trophy hunter in western Zimbabwe earlier this month, according to a source familiar with the hunt.
The fate of Afro Germans under Nazis
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:20:51 GMT
In 1937, mixed race children living in the Rhineland were tracked down by the Gestapo and sterilized on "secret order." Some were later the subject of medical experiments, while others vanished.
Princess Diana's personal items on display at Buckingham Palace
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:08:15 GMT
From Lionel Richie cassette tapes to her beloved ballet shoes, personal objects that reveal the private life of Princess Diana are going on display in Buckingham Palace.
Tour de France: The legend of the yellow jersey
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:23:20 GMT
The Tour de France yellow jersey is cycling's most coveted prize.
Nastase handed four-year ban for racist Serena Williams slur
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:54:17 GMT
Former grand slam winner Ilie Nastase has been banned from any official roles in tennis until 2021 and fined $10,000 for his foul-mouthed outbursts during a Fed Cup tie between Great Britain and Romania in April.
Swedes name a train 'Trainy McTrainface'
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:46:18 GMT
Trainy McTrainface will chug across Sweden after more than 1,000 people voted to christen a new commuter train with the name.
The day the sun disappears
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:27:21 GMT
In less than a month, the sun will disappear -- for a short time -- across America.
The week in 23 photos
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:50:49 GMT
Take a look at 23 photos of the week from July 14 through July 20.
Did he just touch the Queen? Yes, he did
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 05:29:37 GMT
Canada's Governor General helped Britain's Queen Elizabeth down some stairs and ended up raising eyebrows, after touching the monarch's elbow, in defiance of royal protocol.
Putin is not the master of control many think he is
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:32:53 GMT
The plot seems to thicken on a daily basis in Washington.
Erdogan will regret alienating Merkel
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:47:55 GMT
Over the past few months, relations between Turkey and Germany have become increasingly fraught.
Why cancer is not a war, fight, or battle
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:02:54 GMT
When news of Senator John McCain's brain cancer diagnosis hit the internet, I thought it was beautiful to see so many well-wishers tweet to him with messages of support.
China will import American rice for the first time
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:22:30 GMT