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Watch landmark Cold War series

The struggle between communism and capitalism defined the second half of the 20th Century. The Cold War pitted east against west, pushing the world to the brink of nuclear war.

Trying to forget in Rwanda

Every year, beginning in April, Rwanda's government urges its citizens to "Kwibuka" -- the Rwandan word for "remember." To remember the hundreds of thousands of lives lost during the country's 1994 genocide.

Michael Schumacher shows 'moments of consciousness'

He has been in a medically induced coma for over three months, but former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher has shown "moments of consciousness and awakening," his agent said Friday.

Journalists shot ahead of vote

Two journalists working for the Associated Press have been shot in Afghanistan, one fatally, the news agency said. The women were with election workers in Khost province, protected by soldiers and police, the agency said.

Will the West ever understand China?

China has one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Its rapid industrial progress, growing military strength, large population and steadily increasing international influence, are all clear signs that China will have a secure place among the super powers in the near future.

Russia recalls ambassador to NATO

The killings of protesters in the Ukrainian capital during anti-government demonstrations in February took place under the order of ousted President Viktor Yanukovich, a report said on Thursday.

Plane search 'most difficult in human history'

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Thursday described the search for Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 as "the most difficult in human history" and warned there was no guarantee the missing plane would be found.

Designing human-powered aircraft

Nick Glass meets Formula One engineer David Barford who has developed a unique pedal plane called Betterfly.

Soundtrack to Egypt's revolution

Can music heal the rift of revolution and conflict in Egypt? CNN's Reza Sayah meets the Egyptian band trying.