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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.


Free Syrian Army Chief Riad al-Asaad is recovering in Turkey, a spokesman says

(CNN) -- The head of the Free Syrian Army is in stable condition after a blast targeted his car, the rebel group's spokesman said.


Saran Kaba Jones is the founder of FACE Africa

Saran Kaba Jones joined a number of state and private efforts to rebuild Liberia by setting up FACE Africa, a U.S.-based non-profit organization that's working to provide access to clean drinking water in Liberia's rural communities, where running water and sewage infrastructure is often a rare luxury.


A powerful explosion racked Pakistan's troubled Balochistan province on Friday, killing six people and injuring 30 others, police said.


Decades of bloodshed from both sides have cost tens of thousands of lives since 1984

(CNN) -- For almost 30 years, Abdullah Ocalan called for his people to wage war against the Turkish state.


NATO's Operation Ocean Shield chases pirates off Horn of Africa

(CNN) -- Operation Ocean Shield began life in 2008 as a United Nations-mandated mission to escort World Food Program ships through the Red Sea, one of the busiest waterways in the world. It later evolved into its current iteration, helping to drive down the frequency and success of piracy attacks.


VIDEO: Eleven boys as young as 10 arrested for planting bombs

Ben Emmerson a special reporter for the United Nations says U.S. drone strikes are killing farmers and other civilians in Pakistan. He says there is no justification for the strikes in international law.


Papal inauguration Mass is Tuesday

The Vatican pushed back Friday against accusations against Pope Francis for his actions amid Argentina's military dictatorship that have resurfaced since his election two days ago.


A porcine circovirus is found in a water sample as Weibo skeptics voice concerns

About 6,000 dead, bloated pigs have been pulled so far from the river that flows through the center of Shanghai.  And Chinese officials say they expect to find more carcasses in the river -- but they insist the city's water is fine.


UN official says Syria is spiraling towards full-scale disaster

The number of Syrians who have fled their country since the civil war began almost two years ago reached 1 million Wednesday, the U.N. refugee agency said.


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