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6 Ukrainian soldiers 'killed in ambush'

Six members of the Ukrainian armed forces were killed on Tuesday in a "terrorist attack," the Ukrainian Defense Ministry said in a statement on its website.

Olmert given 6 year prison term

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been sentenced to six years for his conviction on bribery charges.

Leader befriended rats in prison

Christiane Amanpour speaks with Uruguayan President Jose Mojica about his initiative to legalize marijuana markets.

Saved by an illegal, homemade radio

Many North Koreans listen to illegal broadcasts on homemade radios, some are convinced to defect. Paula Hancocks reports.

Survivors recount life under siege

CNN's Fredrick Pleitgen meets two siblings who refused to leave their home when 1,400 other civilians evacuated Homs.

Wreck may be Columbus' flagship

Is a sunken shipwreck off Haiti the long lost remains of the Santa Maria, Christopher Columbus' flagship from his first voyage to the Americas?

Americans kill attackers in Yemen

Officials have revealed that two Americans were targeted for kidnapping in Yemen. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.

Beijing sees big police increase

Beijing police have significantly stepped up security measures in China's capital, in what the country's state media described as "an escalation of anti-terror efforts" following a string of attacks.

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