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Is mystery underwater sound the crash of Flight 370?

Is mystery underwater sound the crash of Flight 370?

Australian researchers released an audio recording Wednesday of an underwater sound that they say could possibly be related to the final moments of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Ukraine claims to inflict heavy losses on pro-Russian militants

Ukraine claims to inflict heavy losses on pro-Russian militants

The Ukranian government claimed Wednesday that more than 300 pro-Russian militants have been killed and at least 500 wounded during ongoing Ukranian military operations in the towns of Chervoniy Liman and Slavyansk.
Sex motels get busy for Brazil World Cup

Sex motels get busy for Brazil World Cup

Ever considered sleeping in a rent-by-the-hour motel called Fetish? If you're a soccer fan still looking for somewhere to stay during the World Cup in Brazil, you may have little choice.
Tiananmen anniversary: To forget, or not to forget, that is a choice

Tiananmen anniversary: To forget, or not to forget, that is a choice

In between sipping drinks and reminiscing about bygone times at a recent reunion of my high school class, old friends curious about foreign news media's coverage on China asked what stories I was working on.
25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square crackdown

25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square crackdown

In between sipping drinks and reminiscing about bygone times at a recent reunion of my high school class, old friends curious about foreign news media's coverage on China asked what stories I was working on.
Syrian jihadists using Twitter to recruit foreign fighters

Syrian jihadists using Twitter to recruit foreign fighters

GAZIANTEP, Turkey (CNN) -- It starts with a tweet.
Is mystery underwater sound the crash of Flight 370?

Is mystery underwater sound the crash of Flight 370?

Australian researchers plan to release an audio recording Wednesday of an underwater sound that they say could possibly be related to the final moments of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Protests for kidnapped girls banned in Nigerian capital

Protests for kidnapped girls banned in Nigerian capital

Police in Nigeria's capital have banned all protests planned in support of the more than 200 girls kidnapped in April.
Tiananmen and 'June Fourth' in the body of Liu Xiaobo

Tiananmen and 'June Fourth' in the body of Liu Xiaobo

A needle is inside the body of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, traveling along his veins and poking at his organs.
Voting begins in war-torn Syria; Bashar al-Assad expected to win

Voting begins in war-torn Syria; Bashar al-Assad expected to win

Polls for the Syrian presidential election opened Tuesday against the backdrop of a bloody and protracted civil war.
Chinese-Australian artist Guo Jian detained ahead of Tiananmen anniversary

Chinese-Australian artist Guo Jian detained ahead of Tiananmen anniversary

  Prominent Chinese-Australian artist Guo Jian has been detained by Chinese authorities ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown, according to friends.
Egyptian comedian calling it quits with his popular satirical TV show

Egyptian comedian calling it quits with his popular satirical TV show

In a decision many might consider a blow to freedom of dissent in Egypt, one of the nation's most popular comedians, Bassem Youssef, announced on Monday his political satirical show will no longer air on Egyptian TV.
After 5 years held by Afghan militants, what's next for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl?

After 5 years held by Afghan militants, what's next for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl?

No one here knew exactly where he was or what he was going through, but this tiny city in Idaho never forgot about Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
Protests for kidnapped girls banned in Nigerian capital

Protests for kidnapped girls banned in Nigerian capital

(CNN) -- Police in Nigeria's capital have banned all protests planned in support of the more than 200 girls kidnapped in April.
Justices deny appeal over reporter's sources

Justices deny appeal over reporter's sources

(CNN) -- The Supreme Court on Monday denied the appeal of a New York Times journalist who has refused to testify about anonymous sources in a federal leak investigation.