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Attacks on Shiite worshippers raises fears of sectarian violence

Sectarian violence flared anew in Iraq Friday as bombers struck several Shiite mosques, killing at least 18 worshipers and wounding scores more


He also is accused of failing to protect Benazir Bhutto who was assassinated

A bystander hurled a shoe at former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf on Friday, as he headed into a Karachi court to seek a bail extension


Former South African President Nelson Mandela is in "good spirits and enjoyed a full breakfast" Friday morning


94-year-old anti-apartheid icon was readmitted to hospital overnight for recurring lung infection

JOHANNESBURG (CNN) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela is "responding positively" to treatment after he was readmitted to a hospital overnight for a recurring lung infection.


The U.S. has heavily increased its drug war related involvement in Honduras in recent years

(CNN) -- It is night time as a pack of masked soldiers troop silently toward the front line of a deadly shootout between law enforcement officials and unknown gunmen in a dimly-lit Honduras neighborhood.


Father: Britain's MI5 told him, 'You either work for us or you are guilty of being a terrorist'

LONDON (CNN) -- He grew up in London. But his family says that when he turned 16, Britain's MI5 secret service asked Hashi to become a spy -- willingly or not.


Prime Minister accuses independent commission of failing to ensure free and fair election

(CNN) -- Tensions are high in Kenya after the recent general elections saw front-runner, Prime Minister Raila Odinga, contest the Electoral commission's decision to declare Uhuru Kenyatta the winner.


As the political turmoil rages, aid agencies are warning of a humanitarian crisis

(CNN) -- Days after a coup plunged the Central African Republic into chaos, looters roamed the streets of the capital, robbing hospitals and preventing fearful residents from seeking treatment.


Member of SEAL Team 6 disputes Esquire account of bin Laden raid

(CNN) -- In February, Esquire magazine published a lengthy profile of "The Man Who Killed Osama bin Laden." The story did not identify the killer by his real name, referring to him only as "the Shooter."


Knox and Raffaele Sollecito were cleared of murdering a British student

Knox, who is not in Italy for the hearing, is confident in the Italian legal system and hopes one day to return to Italy as a free woman, her lawyer, Luciano Ghirga, said Monday.


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