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European rights court to rule on French burqa ban

The European Court of Human Rights is set Tuesday to decide whether France's law banning face-hiding Islamic burqas and niqabs violates the rights of a young Muslim woman.

An un-made bed to make millions?

A controversial artwork gets auction send-off. CNN's Max Foster catches up with the artist Tracey Emin.

Missing teens found dead in West Bank

The bodies of three Israeli teenagers who'd been reported missing this month have been found in a field north of Hebron in the West Bank.

A luxury take on extended stays

The always-on-the-road business traveler knows what it's like to bounce from no-fuss airport hotels to bland corporate housing setups along the highway.

Pakistan launches offensive against militants

Pakistani troops launched a ground offensive against militants in the capital of the country's North Waziristan area Monday, starting a new phase of a 16-day fight that has seen more than 450,000 people flee the area.

Beating PTSD with 20-year run

A former soldier plans to trek every country in the world, having been diagnosed with PTSD.

ISIS declares 'caliphate' in Iraq, Syria

Emboldened by a weakened Iraqi government that is struggling to stop their murderous advance, the extremists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria declared over the weekend that they have set up a caliphate spanning large areas of the two countries.

North Korea proposes end to hostilities with South

North Korea on Monday proposed that "all hostile military activities" with South Korea "come to a complete halt" this week, but it attached a number of conditions that Seoul is likely to reject.

Psych evaluation, trial resumes

The trial of Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius resumes in South Africa Monday after being halted for a month-long psychiatric assessment of the athlete.

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