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Pope's Christmas message: Iraq and Syria have suffered too long

Pope's Christmas message: Iraq and Syria have suffered too long

 (CNN) -- Pope Francis wants to bring hope to Christians and other ethnic and religious groups suffering "brutal persecution" in Iraq and Syria.
AU officials: 5 militants killed during attack on African Union base in Somalia

AU officials: 5 militants killed during attack on African Union base in Somalia

 MOGADISHU (CNN) -- Five Al-Shabaab militants are dead after they attacked an African Union military base in Somalia on Thursday, AU officials said.
Captured Jordanian pilot's family to ISIS: Show mercy

Captured Jordanian pilot's family to ISIS: Show mercy

 For the first time since a United States-led international coalition began airstrikes against the extremist group ISIS, a coalition pilot has been captured.
FBI reaching out to theaters screening 'The Interview'

FBI reaching out to theaters screening 'The Interview'

The FBI is reaching out to the slightly more than 200 theaters which plan to screen "The Interview" on Thursday, warning of potential threats.
Suicide bomber kills dozens in town near Baghdad

Suicide bomber kills dozens in town near Baghdad

A suicide bomber killed 38 people and wounded dozens more in a town near Baghdad on Wednesday, police said.
With Internet still spotty, how might North Korea respond?

With Internet still spotty, how might North Korea respond?

 North Koreans' ability to surf the Internet -- for the few in the isolated nation who could ever really go online anyway -- is rockier than ever.
Can Serbia become the new go-to place for Hollywood productions?

Can Serbia become the new go-to place for Hollywood productions?

What do you do if you want to film the iconic story of Phileas Fogg, the intrepid Jules Verne character who takes a bet to prove that a man can circumvent the globe in 80 days?
NASA's plan for an off-world colony: a floating city above Venus

NASA's plan for an off-world colony: a floating city above Venus

Imagine a blimp city floating 30 miles above the scorching surface of Venus -- a home for a team of astronauts studying one of the solar system's most inhospitable planets.
North Korea's Internet back up after disruption

North Korea's Internet back up after disruption

North Korea's Internet was back up Tuesday after a more than nine-hour outage, according to Dyn Research, a company that monitors Internet performance.
Cristiano Ronaldo immortalized in bronze statue outside his personal museum

Cristiano Ronaldo immortalized in bronze statue outside his personal museum

Already boasting a treasure trove of trophies and mementos, the latest addition to Cristiano Ronaldo's own personal museum is a 10-foot bronze statue of the man himself.
North Korea denies Sony hack but warns U.S.: Worse is coming

North Korea denies Sony hack but warns U.S.: Worse is coming

 North Korea is accusing the U.S. government of being behind the making of the movie "The Interview."
Saudi Arabia: We'll never cut oil production

Saudi Arabia: We'll never cut oil production

Saudi Arabia has a tough message for oil producers hurting from the price crash: We'll never cut our output.
Author's journey inside ISIS: They're 'more dangerous than people realize'

Author's journey inside ISIS: They're 'more dangerous than people realize'

Juergen Todenhoefer's journey was a tough one: dangerous, but also eye-opening.
Bono Fast Facts

Bono Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Bono, Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter of the band U2. Personal: Birth date: May 10, 1960 Birth place: Dublin, Ireland Birth name: Paul David Hewson
North Korea and the Sony hack: The war of words escalates

North Korea and the Sony hack: The war of words escalates

The blame game over "The Interview" is intensifying.