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Ukraine leader says anti-terror operation under way in Donetsk region

Ukraine leader says anti-terror operation under way in Donetsk region

An "anti-terrorist operation" is under way in part of Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region, Ukraine's acting President Oleksandr Turchynov told the country's parliament Tuesday.
Passover Fast Facts

Passover Fast Facts

Here's a look at what you need to know about the Jewish holiday of Passover. The holiday will be celebrated from sunset on April 14 to April 22, 2014.
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Pings go silent; search goes underwater

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Pings go silent; search goes underwater

With no underwater pulses detected in almost a week, Australian authorities said Monday they will stop listening for pings coming from the floor of the Indian Ocean -- and will now deploy an underwater vehicle.
No sign of crackdown as Ukraine deadline passes

No sign of crackdown as Ukraine deadline passes

The majority of Ukrainians would back keeping Ukraine in one piece if a referendum is held along with elections set for next month, acting President Oleksandr Turchynov said on Monday, hours after a deadline passed for pro-Russian protesters to
Pope Francis asks forgiveness for priests who sexually abused children

Pope Francis asks forgiveness for priests who sexually abused children

Pope Francis said Friday he feels compelled to "personally ask for forgiveness" for priests who sexually abused children.
"Life Black Box" website lets Chinese users send data after death

"Life Black Box" website lets Chinese users send data after death

In your lifetime, you will send thousands, maybe millions of online messages. But what if you could only send one more?
To Russia with love? Transnistria, a territory caught in a time warp

To Russia with love? Transnistria, a territory caught in a time warp

The previous night we'd been turned away by stern-looking border guards. A categorical "no entry" to Transnistria. Trans-where?
Malaysia Airlines plane search: New signal possibly detected

Malaysia Airlines plane search: New signal possibly detected

Investigators got new information that may help them narrow the possible whereabouts of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 as details emerged Thursday that shed light on the doomed flight's final moments early March 8 as it flew from Kuala Lumpur
Ukrainian leader to protesters: Surrender and you won't be prosecuted

Ukrainian leader to protesters: Surrender and you won't be prosecuted

Pro-Russian protesters who disarm and leave occupied buildings will not be prosecuted, Ukraine's acting President Oleksandr Turchynov said Thursday.
Made in Ghana: Luxury shoes put sparkle in your step

Made in Ghana: Luxury shoes put sparkle in your step

(CNN) -- Fred Deegbe was standing outside a shop window five years ago, marveling at the shiny pair of wing-tip Oxfords he'd just bought, when he started wondering whether such beautiful designer shoes could ever be produced in his country,
China's economy losing steam

China's economy losing steam

HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- China's economy lost momentum in the first quarter and growth in 2014 could fall short of the government's official target, according to a CNNMoney survey of economists.
Are suspected North Korean drones a threat to South Korea?

Are suspected North Korean drones a threat to South Korea?

Painted sky-blue, these small flying machines may look like toy planes but they have South Korea scrambling to secure its airspace.
Prosecutor grills Oscar Pistorius: 'You shot and killed her. Say it'

Prosecutor grills Oscar Pistorius: 'You shot and killed her. Say it'

"You made a mistake? You shot and killed her. Say it -- 'I shot and killed Reeva Steenkamp.'"
Toyota recalls 6.4 million cars worldwide

Toyota recalls 6.4 million cars worldwide

Toyota announced five recalls on Wednesday, affecting a total of 6.39 million vehicles globally.
Russia: Troops near Ukraine's border are 'no reason for concern'

Russia: Troops near Ukraine's border are 'no reason for concern'

There's no reason for concern over the presence of Russian troops along Ukraine's border, Moscow insisted Wednesday.