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'Disintegrated' Air Algerie plane found with no survivors; 'black box' recovered

'Disintegrated' Air Algerie plane found with no survivors; 'black box' recovered

French forces secured the site of a crashed Air Algerie flight in Mali, and found one flight recorder but no survivors, French President Francoise Hollande said Friday.
U.S. ends ban on flights to Israel

U.S. ends ban on flights to Israel

The United States has lifted its ban on U.S. carriers flying to and from Tel Aviv, Israel.
Paris hotels experiment with 'honesty rates': What would you pay for a stay?

Paris hotels experiment with 'honesty rates': What would you pay for a stay?

(CNN) -- When your city has an unenviable reputation for insulting tourists and fleecing them for every cent, inviting hotel guests to pay what they want could be a risky move.
Taiwan plane crash kills 48 and injures 10

Taiwan plane crash kills 48 and injures 10

At least 48 people were killed and 10 injured when a twin-engine turboprop plane crashed while attempting to land in Penghu Islands, according to Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration.
Death tolls mount, airstrikes drop in week 3 of Gaza conflict

Death tolls mount, airstrikes drop in week 3 of Gaza conflict

In the third week of a bruising conflict between Israel and Hamas, there were some positive signs as the intensity of the fighting seemed to dip a bit even as diplomatic efforts ramped up.
She faced death in Sudan for her Christian faith. Now she's free.

She faced death in Sudan for her Christian faith. Now she's free.

Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan because of her faith, arrived in Rome on Thursday, the Italian Foreign Ministry said.
Air Algerie plane with 116 on board falls off radar

Air Algerie plane with 116 on board falls off radar

An Air Algerie flight with 116 people on board has dropped off radar, prompting a search for the missing plane, the airline's operator said Thursday.

MH17: What happens to the victims' bodies next?

Miles away from the somber ceremony on a tarmac where coffins containing the remains of victims of Flight MH17 were returned, dozens of forensic scientists at a military base in the Netherlands were preparing for the grim task of identifying th

Teen pilot killed at sea in quest to set world record

An American teenager who was trying to set a world record for flying around the world was killed and his father is missing after their plane crashed into the ocean off American Samoa on Tuesday night, the boy's family said.
Indonesia markets cheer Widodo victory

Indonesia markets cheer Widodo victory

Indonesian markets rallied Wednesday after government officials declared Joko "Jokowi" Widodo the winner of the country's presidential election.
'We'll die without that boat:' What the Costa Concordia leaves behind in Giglio

'We'll die without that boat:' What the Costa Concordia leaves behind in Giglio

  When the Costa Concordia and its salvage convoy finally depart Giglio, the residents of this picturesque Tuscan island will breathe a collective sigh of relief -- and shed a collective tear.
No peace between Israel and Gaza, as diplomats rush in

No peace between Israel and Gaza, as diplomats rush in

Washington's top diplomat landed in Israel on Wednesday on an urgent mission from his boss -- to push for an "immediate cessation of hostilities."
Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash: First set of bodies en route to the Netherlands

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash: First set of bodies en route to the Netherlands

After spending days exposed to the elements on a Ukrainian field and then inside a refrigerated train, the first group of victims from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is one step closer to home.
U.S. bans Israel flights, citing rocket attack

U.S. bans Israel flights, citing rocket attack

The Federal Aviation Administration has told U.S. airlines that they are prohibited from flying to or from Israel's Ben Gurion Airport for up to 24 hours.
Oklahoma teen accused of raping young children on mission trip

Oklahoma teen accused of raping young children on mission trip

An Edmond teenager faces a possible life in prison sentence after authorities say they learned about shocking crimes he allegedly committed on an African mission trip.