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SXSW: Demo of 'Game of Thrones' on Oculus Rift wows virtual reality fans

SXSW: Demo of 'Game of Thrones' on Oculus Rift wows virtual reality fans

AUSTIN, Texas (CNN)- Night gathers, and now your watch begins.
Missing Malaysian plane: Could it have landed?

Missing Malaysian plane: Could it have landed?

Yet another theory is taking shape about what might have happened to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Maybe it landed in a remote Indian Ocean island chain.
Checkpoints, gunfire and a night train: Five days in Crimea

Checkpoints, gunfire and a night train: Five days in Crimea

It was 4am when, still half asleep, we bundled ourselves into a van and headed to the southern Ukraine city of Kherson.
Gunmen fire on army bus in Cairo -report

Gunmen fire on army bus in Cairo -report

  Gunmen opened fire on an army bus in Cairo Thursday, killing one officer and injuring three soldiers, Egypt's state-run EgyNews reported.
Turkish police confront crowds mourning boy apparently killed by gas canister

Turkish police confront crowds mourning boy apparently killed by gas canister

ISTANBUL (CNN) -- Turkish riot police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse thousands of mourners who attended a funeral march Wednesday for a 15-year old boy.
Satellite looking into missing Malaysia flight detects 'suspected crash area'

Satellite looking into missing Malaysia flight detects 'suspected crash area'

A Chinese satellite looking into the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 "observed a suspected crash area at sea," a Chinese government agency said -- a potentially pivotal lead into what has been a frustrating se
Michael Schumacher showing 'small, encouraging signs'

Michael Schumacher showing 'small, encouraging signs'

Michael Schumacher might be in a medically induced coma but the Formula One great has shown enough "small, encouraging signs" to give his family confidence that he will "wake up."
Pro-Russians tighten security as Crimea heads for vote on joining Russia

Pro-Russians tighten security as Crimea heads for vote on joining Russia

Traveling to Crimea? Don't try landing in Simferopol unless your plane originated in Moscow. Flights from Kiev and Istanbul, and several other cities, have been suspended for the rest of the week.
Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: What we know and don't know

Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: What we know and don't know

 As the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jet entered a fifth day Wednesday, investigators remained uncertain about its whereabouts.
By Yuli Yang and Steven Jiang

By Yuli Yang and Steven Jiang

BEIJING, China (CNN) -- As three Malaysia Airlines executives and their interpreter looked on with stoic faces, a Chinese man in his 50s yelled: "Time's flying and you need to search for the people!" before wailing uncontrollably.
UK police arrest 4 on suspicion of Syria-linked terror offenses

UK police arrest 4 on suspicion of Syria-linked terror offenses

UK police arrested four people Tuesday on suspicion of traveling to Syria or supporting the fighting there.
20 police feared dead in Maoist attack in India

20 police feared dead in Maoist attack in India

At least 20 police officers were feared killed Tuesday in a Maoist raid in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, authorities said.
11 intriguing things owned by wealthy Russians

11 intriguing things owned by wealthy Russians

Russia risks economic isolation from the West with its intervention into the Crimean peninsular, but trade relationships complicate matters.
Peru agrees to extradite van der Sloot to U.S. ... in 26 years

Peru agrees to extradite van der Sloot to U.S. ... in 26 years

Twenty-six years. That's how much time will pass before the prime suspect in the disappearance of American Natalee Holloway faces the American justice system.
Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: What we know and don't know

Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: What we know and don't know

Two days ago, a Malaysian passenger jet with more than 200 people on board vanished in the skies over Southeast Asia.