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Australia: Hard areas found in MH370 search zone unlikely to be man-made

Australia: Hard areas found in MH370 search zone unlikely to be man-made

The undersea mapping of the main search area for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has found small parts of the ocean floor that are harder than the surrounding rock, but the objects detected are unlikely to be man-made, Australian authorities said
CNN exclusive: From Glasgow girl to 'bedroom radical' and ISIS bride

CNN exclusive: From Glasgow girl to 'bedroom radical' and ISIS bride

In November of last year, 19-year-old Aqsa Mahmood gave her father, Muzaffar, a long hug goodbye. He remembers, he says, because she looked especially beautiful.
EU considers new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine ceasefire talks loom

EU considers new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine ceasefire talks loom

European Union nations are considering new sanctions against Russia amid cautious optimism that a ceasefire will go into effect Friday in eastern Ukraine.

Showing off its crimes: How ISIS flaunts its brutality as propaganda

One video shows more than 100 prisoners paraded across the desert in their underwear, then lying face down as militants unleash a hailstorm of bullets into their bodies.
Oscar Pistorius trial: 9 things to know

Oscar Pistorius trial: 9 things to know

South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius is on trial for the murder of his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp, at his Pretoria home last year.
Leaders hold pivotal NATO summit as threats of ISIS, Russian aggression loom

Leaders hold pivotal NATO summit as threats of ISIS, Russian aggression loom

NEWPORT, Wales (CNN) -- World leaders met Thursday for a "critical" NATO summit staged against the backdrop of the spread of brutal Islamist terror across Iraq and Syria and hundreds of deaths in a bloody struggle over Ukraine's f

ISIS executions heighten fears for Western hostages

With the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, militant group ISIS delivered another brutal message to the Western world.

Wrecked tanks, deserted playgrounds: Inside the kill zone of eastern Ukraine

On a country road in eastern Ukraine, a scene of bucolic tranquility was suddenly interrupted by the aftermath of carnage. A burned-out tank tilted into a ditch, its turret blown some 20 meters away by a direct hit.
Ukraine raises hopes of end to crisis as Kiev, Moscow discuss ceasefire steps

Ukraine raises hopes of end to crisis as Kiev, Moscow discuss ceasefire steps

Ukraine's President announced progress on a ceasefire agreement Wednesday with Russia, but U.S. President Barack Obama greeted it with skepticism and Moscow downplayed it.
Dog-kicking video costs CEO his job

Dog-kicking video costs CEO his job

A company CEO is out of a job after a video of him kicking a puppy sparked an online petition demanding his ouster.
Democracy isn't dead, say Hong Kong's Occupy Central activists

Democracy isn't dead, say Hong Kong's Occupy Central activists

The struggle for democracy is not dead, say Hong Kong's pro-democracy activists, one day after their leader appeared to admit defeat.
Poroshenko: Moscow, Kiev agree to ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

Poroshenko: Moscow, Kiev agree to ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

Ukraine's President announced a ceasefire agreement Wednesday with Russia, but U.S. President Barack Obama greeted it with skepticism and Moscow downplayed it.
Obama: ISIS killers will not intimidate U.S.

Obama: ISIS killers will not intimidate U.S.

President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the killers of two American journalists will be brought to justice, and their barbaric acts will do nothing to intimidate the United States.

Obama flies to Europe with a warning for Putin

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- When Air Force One lands in Estonia's capital Wednesday, the U.S. message to Vladimir Putin -- only 500 miles away in Moscow -- will be clear: Stay put.
Obama flies to Europe with a warning for Putin

Obama flies to Europe with a warning for Putin

When Air Force One lands in Estonia's capital Wednesday, the U.S. message to Vladimir Putin -- only 500 miles away in Moscow -- will be clear: Stay put.