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Rhinos on a plane: Life-saving mission across borders

Rhinos on a plane: Life-saving mission across borders

It's been a bad year for the African rhino, particularly for those that call South Africa home.

Oscar Pistorius Fast Facts

- Here's a look at the life of Oscar Pistorius, the South African double-amputee Olympic sprinter currently on trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Personal: Birth date: November 22, 1986

'Broad coalition' of nations will help fight ISIS, John Kerry says in Iraq

BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- In Baghdad on Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry vowed that the U.S. and a "broad coalition" of nations would help Iraq fight ISIS militants.
Asia consumers shun McDonald's after food scare

Asia consumers shun McDonald's after food scare

HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- A collapse in McDonald's sales in Asia sparked by a food scare will take a bite out of company profits this quarter.

ISIS, ISIL or the Islamic State?

(CNN) -- Is it ISIS, ISIL, Islamic State or Daiish?
Kerry's mission: Mideast buy-in for anti-ISIS effort

Kerry's mission: Mideast buy-in for anti-ISIS effort

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- With President Barack Obama set to lay out his strategy to deal with ISIS on Wednesday, Secretary of State John Kerry left for the Middle East on an urgent new diplomatic drive with a single sales objective: Shore up support
Kerry's mission: Mideast buy-in for anti-ISIS effort

Kerry's mission: Mideast buy-in for anti-ISIS effort

With President Barack Obama set to lay out his strategy to deal with ISIS on Wednesday, Secretary of State John Kerry left for the Middle East on an urgent new diplomatic drive with a single sales objective: Shore up support from Sunni Arabs to
7 things Alibaba users can do

7 things Alibaba users can do

HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- Alibaba is hurtling towards an IPO that could be the biggest in history. But what does the tech juggernaut with a name plucked from Arabian Nights actually do?
Scotland's vote on independence: What you need to know

Scotland's vote on independence: What you need to know

On September 18, Scots go to the polls to vote on the future of their country.
Relief efforts in India and Pakistan hampered by destroyed infrastructure

Relief efforts in India and Pakistan hampered by destroyed infrastructure

A huge relief operation is continuing across northern India and into Pakistan in the wake of devastating floods that have killed hundreds of people and left tens of thousands more stranded.
Report: MH17 hit by burst of 'high-energy objects' from outside

Report: MH17 hit by burst of 'high-energy objects' from outside

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 broke apart in the air after it was hit by a burst of "high-energy objects" from outside, a preliminary report by Dutch aviation investigators said Tuesday.
Rebels sold Steven Sotloff's location to ISIS for thousands, family rep says

Rebels sold Steven Sotloff's location to ISIS for thousands, family rep says

The family of slain American hostage Steven Sotloff believes ISIS paid as much as $50,000 to rebels who alerted the militant group that the journalist had entered Syria, a spokesman told CNN.

Subway explosion in Chile leaves eight injured

An explosion at a subway station in Santiago, Chile, injured eight people Monday.
'Africa revamped': Fashion designer shoots for the stars

'Africa revamped': Fashion designer shoots for the stars

(CNN) -- Naledi means "star" in Tswana, one of the languages spoken in Botswana. So when Kemi Kalikawe gave her lifestyle store that name, she decided to add a sparkle to her business.
Betting gets a bump from Royal Baby #2

Betting gets a bump from Royal Baby #2

LONDON (CNNMoney) -- Gambling firms are set for another betting bonanza after Buckingham Palace announced the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be having a second child.