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Catalonia independence vote frozen 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:15:29 EDT 
    A referendum over Catalonia's future as a part of Spain has been put on hold.


Gates defends U.S. response to Ebola 
  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:22:09 EDT 
    One of the world's most successful innovators and philanthropists defends the U.S. response to the deadly Ebola epidemic, saying he doesn't think the government waited too long to act.


9 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donetsk 
  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:55:17 EDT 
    Seven Ukrainian soldiers were killed by tank fire Monday at the airport in the flashpoint city of Donetsk, the country's state news agency reported.


Eight arrested in Ferguson protests 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 05:29:16 EDT 
    Eight people were arrested outside the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department on Sunday night when demonstrations grew violent yet again, police say.


To beat ISIS, focus on young people 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:36:32 EDT 
    Earlier this month, Kenyans commemorated the heinous attack on the Westgate Mall in Nairobi.


Now on Google Street View: poverty 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:36:50 EDT 
    Lake Providence, Louisiana, is the parish seat of the "most unequal place in America," meaning it has a higher rate of income inequality than any other parish or county. And until somewhat recently, the poor side of town was missing a key Google Maps feature.


Why Modi's U.S. visit matters 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:09:55 EDT 
    When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the White House next week, he will carry with him grand hopes for a re-energized partnership between his country and the United States. Fresh off a landslide victory in the Indian elections, Modi has seized an outright majority in parliament and a mandate for sweeping domestic reform. For years, the former chief minister of Gujarat faced an American visa ban due to his alleged role in violent riots. Now, the new premier's visit represents a key opportunity to recharge a critical bilateral relationship.


Albright: Modi U.S. visit crucial 
  Sun, 28 Sep 2014 07:44:52 EDT 
    India and U.S. need to build trust, Madeleine Albright writes.


Hong Kong protesters: We're not going anywhere 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:54:22 EDT 
    Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong defy appeals to disperse, telling CNN they will occupy the streets through China's National Day on Wednesday.


HK leader: Protesters, go home 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:06:50 EDT 
    Hong Kong's chief executive says China won't back down and urges protesters to go home. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.


Leung: Emotion 'will get us nowhere' 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:06:30 EDT 
    Hong Kong is in the midst of a passionate debate about our constitutional development. It's a debate we must have. But it's a debate that must be tempered with reason. Raw emotion -- for or against the proposed political reform -- will get us nowhere.


How protests are affecting travel 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:42:17 EDT 
    Visiting Hong Kong during the protest? These are the things travelers should know.


City's refugees 'living like beggars' 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:41:24 EDT 
    Away from pro-democracy protests, the city's refugees are fighting to be heard.


5 things to know 
  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:21:50 EDT 
    Beijing is watching events in Hong Kong very closely as protesters succeed in disrupting the city center in their push for democracy.


'40,000 migrants' die since 2000 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:41:49 EDT 
    Every day, refugees and migrants risk their lives as they seek a new life. Now, a new report from the International Organization for Migration has put a figure to the number of victims: at least 40,000 deaths since 2000.
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