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 Ebola facility in Liberia attacked; patients flee

Ebola facility in Liberia attacked; patients flee

Ebola patients fled during an attack at a health care facility in Monrovia, Liberia, on Saturday, said Liberian National Police spokesman Sam Collins told CNN Sunday.
U.S. warplanes, Kurdish forces pound ISIS targets in bid to retake Iraqi dam

U.S. warplanes, Kurdish forces pound ISIS targets in bid to retake Iraqi dam

Kurdish forces fired mortars and explosives at extremist militants Sunday as the battle to retake a strategic dam in northern Iraq raged on.
MED Ebola fast facts

MED Ebola fast facts

(CNN) -- Here's some background information about Ebola, a virus with a high fatality rate that was first identified in Africa in 1976.
Tech UFO fun with ISS cameras

Tech UFO fun with ISS cameras

(CNN) -- Down on Earth, we all know: Do anything stupid these days, and video of it will turn up on the Internet to embarrass you. Now, space aliens may be about learn that lesson, too.
Dockworkers find 35 'screaming' stowaways in a container

Dockworkers find 35 'screaming' stowaways in a container

Dockworkers at a major London port discovered 35 people inside a shipping container Saturday morning. One of them, an adult male, was declared dead at the scene, according to Essex police Superintendent Trevor Roe.
Ukraine crisis

Ukraine crisis

KIEV, Ukraine (CNN) -- Ukraine claims its artillery destroyed much of a military convoy that crossed from Russia into Ukraine this week -- an incursion that two British newspapers say they witnessed.
Iraq crisis

Iraq crisis

ZAHKO, Iraq (CNN) -- U.S. warplanes carried out airstrikes in northern Iraq near ISIS-controlled Mosul Dam early Saturday morning, the Kurdish news agency Rudaw reported, citing eyewitnesses.

Six questions -- what's happening in Ukraine?

 Nearly six months since popular protests toppled pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych, fighting between Ukraine's military and pro-Russia rebels continues in eastern Ukraine.
Ukraine says it destroyed much of Russian military convoy

Ukraine says it destroyed much of Russian military convoy

(CNN) -- As a purported Russian humanitarian convoy sat just outside of Ukraine for inspection Friday, a diplomatic row was brewing over Ukraine's claims that it destroyed part of a different convoy from Russia -- military vehicles that cro
Nuri al-Maliki ends bid to continue as Iraq's prime minister

Nuri al-Maliki ends bid to continue as Iraq's prime minister

Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki gave up the fight Thursday to keep his post, clearing the way for a new leader that many hope can hold Iraq together as the country battles brutal extremist fighters.
The future of Christianity in China: Sino-theology and the Pope

The future of Christianity in China: Sino-theology and the Pope

Detentions, the kidnapping of bishops, tearing down churches -- these are the actions against Christians China has been guilty of. Even the pope has not been welcome in Chinese airspace in the last few decades.
Thousands join Khan, Qadri anti-government march on Pakistan's capital

Thousands join Khan, Qadri anti-government march on Pakistan's capital

Thousands of anti-government supporters led by two of Pakistan's most influential figures have joined a march to Islamabad to demand the resignation of the country's prime minister, prompting a major security operation.
Ukrainian border guards inspecting convoy of trucks in Russia

Ukrainian border guards inspecting convoy of trucks in Russia

Ukrainian border guards are in Russia and have started to examine the contents of a huge convoy of trucks that Moscow says is carrying relief goods for civilians in war-torn eastern Ukraine, authorities said Friday.

Huge 'march of independence' sparks fears of clashes in Pakistan

Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters are expected to join a march on Pakistan's capital as the country celebrates its independence.
Couple held in Bali after American woman's body found in suitcase

Couple held in Bali after American woman's body found in suitcase

The cabbie probably thought nothing of it when the young couple left their large hard-sided suitcase in the trunk of his car and went back into the five-star hotel.