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French government dissolved amid turmoil among ministers

French government dissolved amid turmoil among ministers

The French government was dissolved Monday amid turmoil among top ministers.
Syria ready to cooperate with UN to fight terror

Syria ready to cooperate with UN to fight terror

The Syrian regime says it's ready to accept support from the United States and others working under the U.N. umbrella to fight "terrorists."
DR Congo confirms Ebola cases as deadly virus goes beyond West Africa

DR Congo confirms Ebola cases as deadly virus goes beyond West Africa

The Democratic Republic of Congo is reporting new Ebola cases in a northern town, sparking fears that the deadly virus is expanding far beyond West Africa.
Israeli airstrikes kill 7 in Gaza, Palestinian officials say

Israeli airstrikes kill 7 in Gaza, Palestinian officials say

The recently renewed violence in the Mideast claimed more lives Sunday as Israeli strikes killed at least seven people in Gaza and a Palestinian attack on a border crossing wounded four Israeli civilians.
Borders closing over Ebola fears

Borders closing over Ebola fears

(CNN) -- The West African country of Senegal has closed its borders with Guinea over fears that the Ebola outbreak could spread, according to the Senegalese Interior Ministry.
Mideast crisis

Mideast crisis

GAZA (CNN) -- A Hamas official admitted Friday that militants from his group abducted three Israeli teens in the West Bank in June, but the official said the kidnappers did not tell their leaders about the action.
ISIS James Foley

ISIS James Foley

(CNN) -- "I don't want Jim to have died in vain." That was the core of the message Friday from Michael Foley, the brother of the American journalist James Foley, beheaded this month by his ISIS captors.
Alert raised in Iceland after sub-glacial eruption

Alert raised in Iceland after sub-glacial eruption

Iceland closed the airspace near the Bardarbunga volcano on Saturday, warning that significant emission of ash into the atmosphere is likely.
Voice, words may provide key clues about James Foley's killer

Voice, words may provide key clues about James Foley's killer

 As UK investigators work to identify the Islamist militant who beheaded American journalist James Foley, the tiniest details in the videotape of the killing could provide the key clue.

Who's doing what to fight ISIS

CNN WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A cancer with no place in the 21st Century. A poison opposed with "every breath in our body."

White House: No concessions to hostage takers

National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden tells CNN that U.S. policy on ransom for hostage takers is clear. She said Thursday that it "does not grant concessions to hostage takers."
Russian aid convoy into Ukraine called 'direct invasion'

Russian aid convoy into Ukraine called 'direct invasion'

[Breaking news alert, 7:47 a.m. ET] The Russian aid convoy that entered Ukraine is a "direct invasion for the first time under cynical cover of the Red Cross," the head of Ukraine's security service said Friday.
Report: Hamas kills 18 suspected informants for Israel

Report: Hamas kills 18 suspected informants for Israel

Hamas executed 18 suspected informants for Israel in Gaza on Friday, the Hamas-run Al Aqsa TV reported.
Malaysian couple charged with alleged theft from MH370 passengers

Malaysian couple charged with alleged theft from MH370 passengers

Malaysian police have charged two people over the alleged theft of around $35,000 (110,600 Malaysian ringgits) from the bank accounts of four passengers on missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
3 senior Hamas military leaders killed in Israeli airstrike on Gaza

3 senior Hamas military leaders killed in Israeli airstrike on Gaza

An Israeli airstrike on a house in Gaza overnight killed three high-ranking members of Hamas' military wing, the Qassam Brigades, the militant group said Thursday. Seven civilians were also killed.