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Kerry to propose framework for Mideast peace deal

Kerry to propose framework for Mideast peace deal

Secretary of State John Kerry will propose a framework for a peace deal between Israelis and Palestinians when he travels to the region this week.
Ex-Pakistani President Musharraf hospitalized just before his trial

Ex-Pakistani President Musharraf hospitalized just before his trial

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, who was due in court Thursday for his trial, has been hospitalized after falling ill, his lawyer told CNN.
Former Israeli leader Ariel Sharon still in critical condition, hospital says

Former Israeli leader Ariel Sharon still in critical condition, hospital says

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's organs are failing and he remains in critical condition Thursday, a hospital spokesman said.
All 52 passengers rescued from ship trapped in Antarctic ice

All 52 passengers rescued from ship trapped in Antarctic ice

After 10 days stranded far from home, all 52 passengers from a ship stuck in Antarctic ice have now been transferred by helicopter to an Australian icebreaker.
World markets: What's hot in 2014

World markets: What's hot in 2014

LONDON (CNNMoney) -- Flush with liquidity, markets around the world surged last year, breaking records and pumping out healthy returns. So is there anything left for investors in 2014?
North Korea's Kim Jong Un lauds purge of executed uncle Jang Song Thaek

North Korea's Kim Jong Un lauds purge of executed uncle Jang Song Thaek

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday praised the recent purge of his uncle and former protector, saying it brought greater unity within the secretive, nuclear-armed state.
New Year's Eve: Ushering in 2014 with edible confetti, biggest fireworks display

New Year's Eve: Ushering in 2014 with edible confetti, biggest fireworks display

Yes, it's new year's eve again, time to bust out the champagne and make resolutions you probably won't keep.
South Sudan: Rebels, army forces clash in Bor

South Sudan: Rebels, army forces clash in Bor

East African nations had set Tuesday as a deadline for the two sides fighting in South Sudan to talk. Instead, the they fought heavily in the town of Bor, undermining efforts to bring more than two weeks of violence to an end.
France's 75% 'millionaire tax' to become law

France's 75% 'millionaire tax' to become law

France's controversial "millionaire tax" is set to become law, allowing the government to levy a 75% tax on companies that pay salaries in excess of €1 million.
Officials convince White Army to retreat from Bor in South Sudan

Officials convince White Army to retreat from Bor in South Sudan

Government officials have convinced an ethnic militia loyal to former south Sudanese Vice President Riek Machar to retreat from Bor, Rachel Nyedak Paul, the deputy information minister in Juba, told CNN on Monday.
2nd deadly blast hits Russian city of Volgograd ahead of 2014 Sochi Olympics

2nd deadly blast hits Russian city of Volgograd ahead of 2014 Sochi Olympics

Another deadly blast has struck the southern Russian city of Volgograd, killing at least 14 people and further highlighting Russia's security challenges as it readies to host the Winter Olympics in less than six weeks.
Weather forces Australian icebreaker to suspend efforts to reach trapped ship in Antarctic

Weather forces Australian icebreaker to suspend efforts to reach trapped ship in Antarctic

An Australian icebreaker on Monday suspended efforts to reach an icebound research ship carrying 74 people in the Antarctic because of adverse weather.
Canadian missing after jumping from cruise ship near Puerto Rico

Canadian missing after jumping from cruise ship near Puerto Rico

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching off the coast of Puerto Rico for a Canadian who witnesses say jumped off a cruise ship Saturday night.
New York Times report casts doubt on al Qaeda involvement in Benghazi

New York Times report casts doubt on al Qaeda involvement in Benghazi

A New York Times report on the September 11, 2012, attack that killed four Americans -- including Ambassador J.
Bombings in Russia's Volgograd: What might be behind the attacks?

Bombings in Russia's Volgograd: What might be behind the attacks?

Two deadly attacks in two days in the city of Volgograd have once again raised the specter of terrorism in Russia, just weeks before the country is due to hold the 2014 Winter Olympics.