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Report: French president mulls legal action over claim of affair with actress

Report: French president mulls legal action over claim of affair with actress

French President Francois Hollande is considering legal action against the French version of Closer magazine after the publication alleged he was having an affair with actress Julie Gayet, French news agency Agence France-Presse said Friday.
U.N. resumes aid to 'desperate' Central African Republic refugees

U.N. resumes aid to 'desperate' Central African Republic refugees

The United Nations' refugee agency resumed aid deliveries to an estimated 100,000 people in the Central African Republic who've sought refuge at the capital's international airport from the violence ravaging the country.
Officials: India diplomat indicted in visa fraud case, to leave United States

Officials: India diplomat indicted in visa fraud case, to leave United States

India's deputy consul general, whose arrest and strip-search in New York spawned a diplomatic row, was expected to depart the United States Thursday, two senior U.S.
U.S. security personnel in Russia for Olympics, FBI director says

U.S. security personnel in Russia for Olympics, FBI director says

U.S. law enforcement and other federal personnel are in Russia to provide security advice and support for next month's winter Olympics in the Black Sea city of Sochi, FBI Director James Comey indicated on Thursday.
Fancy a cheeky Tanzanian red? Five African wines making a splash

Fancy a cheeky Tanzanian red? Five African wines making a splash

(CNN) -- South Africa may be the dominant force in Africa's wine economy, but as the continent's middle class emerges and disposable incomes increase, entrepreneurs in some unlikely destinations are making inroads in the fine wine indus
Shezanne Cassim, once-jailed American, leaves the UAE

Shezanne Cassim, once-jailed American, leaves the UAE

Shezanne Cassim, an American who was imprisoned in the United Arab Emirates after posting a video that parodied Dubai teens, has left the Gulf nation and is flying home to the United States, his family said.
U.S. energy secretary's trip to India postponed amid tensions over diplomat

U.S. energy secretary's trip to India postponed amid tensions over diplomat

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz's planned visit to India next week has been delayed, an Energy Department official said Wednesday.
U.S. Air Force helicopter crash on UK coast kills 4

U.S. Air Force helicopter crash on UK coast kills 4

Four U.S. Air Force personnel died after a military helicopter crashed Tuesday evening near Cley, on the North Sea coast of England, authorities said.
EU, Iran delegates to meet for talks on implementing nuclear deal

EU, Iran delegates to meet for talks on implementing nuclear deal

Envoys from Iran and the European Union will meet at the end of this week in Switzerland for talks on the implementation of a deal that requires Tehran to limit its nuclear program.
Angry Dennis Rodman defends North Korea basketball game

Angry Dennis Rodman defends North Korea basketball game

Basketball star Dennis Rodman on Tuesday defended his controversial visit to North Korea with a team of former NBA players, saying it was a "great idea for the world."
Critical South Sudan talks begin in hopes of halting descent 'into collapse'

Critical South Sudan talks begin in hopes of halting descent 'into collapse'

(CNN) -- Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived in neighboring South Sudan on Monday for talks on unrest in the latter nation that has left hundreds dead.
Nissan takes aim at London taxi market

Nissan takes aim at London taxi market

Japan's Nissan is fighting for a foothold in London's taxi market, pitting a redesigned vehicle against the distinctive black cab now made by a Chinese company.
Germany's Angela Merkel fractures pelvis in skiing accident

Germany's Angela Merkel fractures pelvis in skiing accident

German Chancellor Angela Merkel fractured her pelvis in a skiing accident in Switzerland over the holidays, her spokesman told reporters Monday.

VIDEO: Chinese officials seize 3 tons of crystal meth

Police in China have seized three tons of crystal meth from a village notorious for drug production. More than 180 people were also arrested in and around Boshe.
Suspected World War II-era bomb detonates in Germany, killing 1

Suspected World War II-era bomb detonates in Germany, killing 1

At least one person was killed Friday when what is suspected to have been a World War II-era bomb detonated unexpectedly in Euskirchen, Germany, a fire official in that community told CNN.