Afghan officials repeated accusations Sunday that the assassination of the country's peace council chairman began with a plot in Pakistan and was carried out by a citizen of the neighboring nation.
Kenyan officials sent mediators into Somalia Sunday after captors took a kidnapped French woman there, a Kenyan official said. He said Kenya was weighing whether to enter Somalia and attack.
A Yemeni government aircraft mistakenly bombed its own troops, killing 29 soldiers, a security official told CNN on Sunday.
A second typhoon in a week pounded the Philippines over the weekend, causing severe flooding and contributing to at least one death, officials said. The first typhoon killed 52 people.
U.S. officials are warning the killing of American-born militant cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, the face of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, could spark retaliatory attacks, according to a bulletin obtained by CNN.
A security guard who killed a liberal politician in Pakistan over his remarks on its controversial blasphemy law has been convicted and sentenced to death, his defense lawyer told CNN.
Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki -- an American whose fluency in English and technology made him one of the top terrorist recruiters in the world -- was killed Friday, officials said.
Ophelia strengthened into a Category 2 hurricane early Friday, packing winds of 100 mph as it swirled across the Atlantic far from land, the National Hurricane Center said.
There was a plane ticket from Perugia, Italy, to Seattle, Washington, with Amanda Knox's name on it.
Violence continued to reverberate around Syria on Friday -- with the government claiming 13 military and law enforcement members plus three civilians had died, while an activist group said its tally showed 13 dead.
The U.N. Security Council's admissions committee is set to review the Palestinian application for statehood Friday.
An explosion outside a gendarme station rocked Turkey's popular Mediterranean resort region of Antalya Friday afternoon. A local government official told CNN one man who appeared to be a suicide bomber was killed in the blast.
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President Dmitry Medvedev said Friday he had ceded his presidency bid to the country's powerful Prime Minister Vladimir Putin because the latter is a more popular politician in Russia, who has higher chances to be elected.
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Search and rescue teams on Friday were trying to reach an airplane that crashed with 18 people aboard in the mountains of western Indonesia, an air transportation official said.
Supporters of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi continued Thursday to put up stiff resistance in pockets across the country, despite growing international pressure and persistent attacks from domestic forces.
The U.S. ambassador to Syria, Robert Ford, was safe Thursday after being attacked by pro-government group, a U.S. government official told CNN.