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Search intensifies for New Jersey man missing in Israel

Israeli police have stepped up their search for a New Jersey man who went missing while hiking in a forest outside Jerusalem.

New French government announced

A new French government was announced Tuesday, one day after it dissolved amid turmoil among top ministers. The biggest change was the naming of a new economic minister, Emmanuel Macron, who replaces Arnaud Montebourg.

After 8 months of conflict, what's next for Ukraine?

More than 2,000 lives lost. A vast and unfolding humanitarian crisis. And the downing of a civilian airliner that shocked the world.
More and more, signs point to U.S. airstrikes in Syria

More and more, signs point to U.S. airstrikes in Syria

President Barack Obama has yet to decide whether to authorize air strikes against ISIS targets in Syria, the White House insists.

VIDEO: Deadly Brazil prison riot ends

A prison riot in Brazil that left four inmates dead came to a conclusion Tuesday after officials transferred all the inmates elsewhere and rioters released two guards they had held hostage.
Chocolate city: Tour shows off Zurich as the place for chocoholics

Chocolate city: Tour shows off Zurich as the place for chocoholics

(CNN) -- "I just love it when I get milk-to-dark converts," says Kerrin Rousset, as she prepares to lead a small cocoa-hungry crowd through the narrow streets of Zurich's Old Town.
Freed journalist's mom asked 'proof of life' question

Freed journalist's mom asked 'proof of life' question

(CNN) -- Nancy Curtis said she wanted proof her son, Peter Theo Curtis, was still alive after being held captive almost two years by Islamist rebels in Syria, she told "ABC World News Tonight."
Did a second ISIS militant kill James Foley?

Did a second ISIS militant kill James Foley?

(CNN) -- The shocking video of James Foley being beheaded in Syria has set off multiple investigations into the mystery of who killed the American journalist.
Israel blasts 2nd residential tower in Gaza

Israel blasts 2nd residential tower in Gaza

CNN) -- An Israeli airstrike blasted a residential tower in Gaza on Monday night. CNN video and Hamas-run Aqsa TV showed rockets hitting the structure known as the Italian Tower.
Obama authorizes reconnaissance flights over Syria, U.S. official says

Obama authorizes reconnaissance flights over Syria, U.S. official says

U.S. President Barack Obama has authorized reconnaissance flights over Syria as ISIS militants continue to gain ground in the war-ravaged nation, a U.S. official told CNN.
Israel blasts 2nd residential tower in Gaza

Israel blasts 2nd residential tower in Gaza

An Israeli airstrike blasted a residential tower in Gaza on Monday night. CNN video and Hamas-run Aqsa TV showed rockets hitting the structure known as the Italian Tower.
Angry, scared and hungry: Inside the Ebola 'quaratine zone'

Angry, scared and hungry: Inside the Ebola 'quaratine zone'

A red rope guarded by police marks the "quarantine line" around the West Point slum in the Liberian capital, Monrovia.
Russian soldiers detained in Ukraine; leaders meet in Minsk

Russian soldiers detained in Ukraine; leaders meet in Minsk

Ten Russian soldiers were detained in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine, that country's Security Service said Tuesday, as tensions simmered over the conflict between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels.

In latest bloody victory, ISIS seizes key air base in Syria

ISIS fighters have seized control of a strategically important air base in Syria, tightening their grip on the northeastern region of the war-racked nation.

Ukrainian President dissolves parliament, schedules elections

krainian President Petro Poroshenko announced Monday on Twitter that he has dissolved the nation's parliament. Elections are scheduled for October 26, the President wrote.