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How ISIS is overshadowing al Qaeda

 In a bold declaration of its ambition, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has laid claim to leadership of the global Islamist movement, calling on Muslims worldwide to swear allegiance to its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Mick Jagger: Monty Python 'are wrinkly old men trying to relive their youth'

Mick Jagger: Monty Python 'are wrinkly old men trying to relive their youth'

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger poked fun at the Monty Python stars on Monday ahead of the comedy troupe's reunion concerts this week as "a bunch of wrinkly old men trying to relive their youth and make a load of money."
World Cup: France sees off Nigeria to reach last eight

World Cup: France sees off Nigeria to reach last eight

Paul Pogba's second-half header and a late own-goal fired France into the quarterfinals of the World Cup on Monday.
Internet outraged by Facebook's 'creepy' mood experiment

Internet outraged by Facebook's 'creepy' mood experiment

  HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- Everyone has a bad day on occasion. But what if Facebook made it worse -- on purpose, and without telling you?
World Cup: Costa Rica defeats Greece 5-4 on penalties

World Cup: Costa Rica defeats Greece 5-4 on penalties

Costa Rica will play in the quarterfinals of the World Cup for the first time in its history after defeating Greece in Recife.
World Cup: Netherlands scores late to beat Mexico

World Cup: Netherlands scores late to beat Mexico

Better late than never. As those in green danced with joy and celebrated the apparent end of Mexico's World Cup curse, those in orange were already planning their flights home.
Saunas, soaking and chess: Hungary's best spas

Saunas, soaking and chess: Hungary's best spas

(CNN) -- With more than 1,000 hot springs gurgling beneath 80% of the country, a trip to Hungary isn't complete without one thing: a visit to a spa.

Traffic accident kills 17 in Afghanistan; others die in roadside bombings

KABUL (CNN) -- A truck and a minibus collided in Afghanistan on Friday, killing 17 people, a provincial government spokesman said. Nine more were injured in the crash in Nangarhar province, according to Ahmadzia Abdulzai.
South Sudan named most fragile country; U.S. joins list of worsening nations

South Sudan named most fragile country; U.S. joins list of worsening nations

South Sudan tops the list of the world's most fragile nations, while the United States is among the countries that have worsened the most over the past year, a new report says.
Ukraine signs historic EU deal that sparked months of upheaval

Ukraine signs historic EU deal that sparked months of upheaval

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed an association agreement with the European Union on Friday, the same deal whose reversal set off a crisis in the nation.
Rights group finds mass graves in Tikrit, Iraq

Rights group finds mass graves in Tikrit, Iraq

Two mass graves believed to contain the bodies of Iraqi soldiers, police and civilians killed by Islamic State in Iraq and Syria fighters and their militant allies have been discovered in Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit, a rights group
Sudanese Christian woman is in U.S. Embassy in Sudan, husband says

Sudanese Christian woman is in U.S. Embassy in Sudan, husband says

A Sudanese Christian woman who initially faced a death sentence after refusing to renounce her faith is now at the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum with her family, her husband told CNN on Friday.
Israeli authorities identify the suspects in teens' kidnapping

Israeli authorities identify the suspects in teens' kidnapping

 The Israel Security Agency released the identities of two suspects in the kidnapping of three teenage boys from Jewish settlements in the West Bank two weeks ago.
Blast kills 21 at plaza in Nigerian capital

Blast kills 21 at plaza in Nigerian capital

An explosion Wednesday afternoon rocked a parking lot at a crowded plaza in Nigeria's capital, killing 21 people and injuring 52 others, authorities said.
Iraq's parliament called to meet amid worsening crisis

Iraq's parliament called to meet amid worsening crisis

As Sunni extremist militants and the Iraqi military battle for control, the nation's Vice President issued a decree calling for parliament to meet Tuesday to start the process of creating a new government.