Sistine Chapel gets AC, lights makeover

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(CNN) — High above the altar in the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo’s masterpiece fresco is being seen in a new light. The new vision is the result of a high-tech makeover that More...

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Photos that defy perspective

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(CNN) — It all started when she kissed the Great Sphinx of Giza. Bored with taking the same, tired poses at monuments on their trip to Egypt in 2010, Alla Shubina and her More...

Meet the Top 10 CNN Heroes of 2014

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(CNN) — They protect lions, teach music to injured soldiers and open new worlds to autistic youth. They help children who are fighting cancer, poverty and a lack of opportunity. These More...

Defying perspective with photos

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(CNN) — It all started when she kissed the Great Sphinx of Giza. Bored with taking the same, tired poses at monuments on their trip to Egypt in 2010, Alla Shubina and her More...

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Nigerian kidnappers 'free German national'

…. Photo from DW.DE This a non-commercial excerpt from DW.DE To read more please visit: http://www.dw.de/nigerian-kidnappers-free-german-national/a-18030233?maca=en-rss-en-ger-1023-rdf  More...

David Cameron says it would be ‘lovely’ if interest rates could remain at the current low level

David Cameron has said he wants interest rates to remain at a historic low, because it would make life easier for homeowners. … Photo from independent.co.uk This a non-commercial More...

The Britain of our youth was intolerant, now we find Farage intolerable | Harry Leslie Smith

  Ukip thinks seniors will succumb to prejudice like it were a bout of shingles. But most of us are inoculated against More...

This is the real face of Iranian women | Haleh Anvari

   By posting hijab-less photos onto a ‘stealthy’ Facebook page, Iranian women are reclaiming More...

Russian suspicions of U.S. motives in Syria make cooperation unlikely

By Lesley Wroughton and Matt Spetalnick NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Russia see...

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said Saturday that the war against extremists in...

World leaders give their annual speeches at the UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — World leaders gathered Saturday for the fourth day of the annual ministerial...

Appeal drama at Asian Games as Jebet restored to gold

   Incheon (South Korea) (AFP) – Bahrain's Ruth Jebet was dramatically restored to Asian More...

Thai rescue helicopter missing in Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A rescue helicopter from Thailand has lost contact with ground control during a search for two climbers..

New mosquito-borne virus spreads in Latin America

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — An excruciating mosquito-borne illness that arrived less than a year ago in the Americas is..

Tanzania: on track for target economic growth

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The International Monetary Fund said today that Tanzania is on track to reach its target for economic growth More...

Morocco: Institutional investors welcome

When it comes to the great global migrations of capital, Africa sits on the sidelines. But Morocco’s Wessal capital is going..

Harnessing the potential of pension fund capital

Getting pension funds, foreign exchange reserves and other large pools of African capital into local economies is critical. Currently, much pension..

Wrong to ban Suarez?

wrong-to-ban-suarez Editor’s note: Motez Bishara is a London-based author and freelance journalist. His book, “Beating the NBA: Tales From a Frugal Fan,”..

Jennifer Lopez: I’ve felt abused in the past

jennifer-lopez-ive-felt-abused-in-the-past (CNN) — Not all abuse leaves physical scars, and that’s a reality Jennifer Lopez is exploring in a new memoir. The..
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Facebook brings back the anonymous chatroom

(CNN) — Remember in the late ’90s when you would kill time in AOL and IRC chatrooms or post on Usenet?..
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Breast cancer drug price cut urged

Campaigners are urging pharmaceutical giant Roche to lower the cost of a pioneering new breast cancer treatment as the NHS drugs..
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Fans’ refund for 8-0 loss

(CNN) — Have English Premier League club Sunderland’s players set a dangerous precedent for under-performing sports teams? After losing 8-0 at..