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Russia tries to identify 3 killed in Central African Republic

Diplomats are working to confirm the identities of three people believed to be Russian citizens who were killed this week in the Central African Republic, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told CNN Tuesday.

No deaths reported in Mexican airliner crash

A strong wind gust brought down an Aeromexico plane carrying 103 people in northern Mexico, leading to a fiery crash that left dozens aboard injured but no fatalities, Durango state officials say.

Justin Trudeau is in trouble, but he can fix that

There was a jarring sense of déjà vu last week in Canada as images of yet another attack on innocent civilians in Toronto played out on newscasts. A reportedly mentally ill man went on a gun rampage on Sunday evening ...

Costa Rica overwhelmed with Nicaraguan asylum seekers

An average of 200 Nicaraguans a day are applying for asylum in neighboring Costa Rica, overwhelming the nation's immigration authorities, according to the UN's refugee agency (UNHCR).

War dead remains returned by North Korea headed to Hawaii

Dozens of cases believed to hold the remains of American service members killed during the Korean War are to due to be flown to the United States on Wednesday.

LeBron James Opens I Promise School in Hometown of Akron for At-Risk Kids

As he drove to the school he was helping open in his hometown, LeBron James’ emotions brought him back to when he was the same age as the kids who were starting school there Monday.

Philippines' Duterte crushes $5.5m of luxury cars in anti-corruption drive

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has overseen the destruction of $5.5 million worth of luxury vehicles and motorcycles as part of his campaign against corruption.

International army games opportunity to sell weapons: Chinese state media

China is using a massive international military competition as "a marketing and advertising show" to sell its weapons and military goods, as the country seeks to solidify its place as one of the world's largest arms exporters.

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF wins parliament majority, electoral board says

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party appears set to win a majority in parliament after winning 109 seats so far in national elections, the country's electoral commission announced Wednesday.

China region set to become deadliest heat wave zone: report

China's north plain, one of the most densely populated regions on Earth, is set to become the world's deadliest heatwave zone by the end of the century, scientists say.

Food shortages? Grounded flights? These could be the consequences of a messy Brexit

Would a messy Brexit cause food shortages? Or planes to be grounded? Would car plants fall silent? With just eight months to go before Brexit, the UK government is fighting off accusations that it's not doing enough to prepare for ...

Iran shoots back at Trump: 'Color us unimpressed'

Iran has shot back at US President Donald Trump, dismissing his all-caps Twitter warning that the country would suffer consequences if it continued to threaten the US, saying it was unimpressed by the late-night tweet.

Thai soccer team rescued from cave to become novice Buddhist monks

The young Thai soccer team whose dramatic evacuation from a cave captured the world's attention took their first steps in becoming novice Buddhist monks on Tuesday, in a ceremony intended to honor their rescuers.

Hiking South Africa's Wild Coast through the spectacular Mkambati Nature Reserve

Some beaches are best enjoyed with umbrellas, lounge chairs and cocktails. But to experience beaches such as Mkambati, hiking shoes and canoes work better.

Eight killed in Nigeria mosque bombing

At least eight people were killed after a suicide bomber detonated explosives in a mosque in north-east Nigeria, police told CNN.