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New satellite cities are increasingly planned across Africa

Gleaming skyscrapers towering over upwardly mobile professionals and flashy cars cruising along brightly lit avenues; young urbanites zipping past manicured lawns to enter their luxury condos; state-of-the-art labs fostering tech savvy entrepreneurs' million-dollar ideas.


Botched pyrotechnic display caused fire that killed 242 people

(CNN) -- When Brazilian judges announced their decision to grant bail to the defendants in a nightclub fire that killed 242 people, a woman in the courtroom let out a yell.


Climate in the south of Mali is more humid than in Timbuktu

(CNN) -- For the second time in five months, Timbuktu's treasured collection of ancient manuscripts is under threat.


The drawings were discovered in 2006 in a number of caves in the San Carlos mountain range

(CNN) -- Nearly 5,000 cave paintings found in northeastern Mexico were made by at least three groups of hunter-gatherers who lived in an area previously thought to have been uninhabited, archeologists said.


A meat cleaver-wielding man with bloody hands addressed a camera after the attack

LONDON (CNN) -- A gruesome cleaver attack on a British soldier left London reeling Thursday, as Britain grappled with questions over who was responsible and whether Islamist extremism was to blame.


Report looks at cracking down on money laundering and the financing of terrorist activities

LONDON (CNNMoney) -- Pope Emeritus Benedict had made cleaning up the Vatican's reputation for shady money a top priority, and Pope Francis is continuing the effort.


Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt appeals for calm in the capital

A police shooting of a 69-year-old immigrant has triggered rioting in Sweden.


President Obama in talks with Turkish PM Erdogan over Syria

The number of Syrian civilians who have fled their country to escape the civil war has passed 1.5 million, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday


Newly installed Pope Francis has addressed building collapse in Bangladesh and unemployment

Washington (CNN) -- In the last two days, newly installed Pope Francis has become increasingly vocal about economics issues.


Small bands of protesters also turn out to mark Iron Ladys divisive legacy

Diehard supporters, tourists and the curious swamped pockets of left-wing protesters to mark the funeral of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in London Wednesday.


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