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$13.6B record-breaking solar park rises from Dubai desert

Under the Arabian sun, a monumental construction effort is making headway. Located deep within Dubai’s desert interior, the Mohammed Bin...

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Some executed in Saudi Arabia had protested their innocence

Beirut, Lebanon (CNN)–Long before Saudi Arabia announced it had carried out one of the largest mass executions in its history...

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China buys a lot of Iranian oil, and it's not happy at all with US sanctions

New York (CNN Business) — China is pushing back against the United States’ decision to broaden its crackdown on Iranian...

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How centuries of priceless treasures were saved at Notre Dame

Jean-Marc Fournier didn’t have much time. As flames ripped through Notre Dame cathedral’s medieval roof on Monday evening, the Paris...

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Pink Moon set to illuminate the skies on Friday

(CNN)–Moon gazers be ready! April’s full moon, known as the Pink Moon, is set to premiere on Friday. The moon...

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Can you be gay online in China? Social media companies aren't sure

Hong Kong (CNN Business)–Weibo can’t seem to get it right. After apparently censoring a popular hashtag related to LGBT issues,...

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London gets world's first 24-hour air pollution charge zone

London (CNN Business)–London is the first city in the world to implement a 24-hour, seven day a week Ultra Low...

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150 people feared missing after passenger boat sinks in Congo

Goma, Congo (CNN)–As many as 150 people are missing after a passenger boat sank on Lake Kivu in eastern Democratic...

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Facebook collected 1.5 million users' email contacts without their knowledge

Hong Kong (CNN Business)–Facebook has admitted that it collected up to 1.5 million users’ email contacts without their consent, in...

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Erdogan's party calls for new elections in Istanbul

(CNN)–Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party, known as AKP, is asking the country’s election council for a...

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Sudan's Bashir transferred to jail notorious for holding political prisoners during his regime

Khartoum, Sudan (CNN)–Sudan’s ousted President Omar al-Bashir was transferred on Tuesday evening to Kober prison, a maximum-security prison notorious for...

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The case of a Saudi prince illustrates a pattern of arbitrary detention

(CNN)–Salman bin Abdulaziz bin Salman had all the privileges of a Saudi prince. Wealthy and urbane, he traveled the world,...

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'Arab Spring 2.0' is a reboot full of bugs

(CNN)–The acts of hope and courage shown in Algeria and Sudan over the past weeks felt ever so fleetingly like...

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China's influence in Africa grows as more young people learn to speak Mandarin

(CNN) — Inside a brightly-lit classroom, around 20 schoolchildren are enthusiastically singing the Chinese national anthem. That song is followed by...

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