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Dark side of Scotland's vote

They say that to succeed in politics, you need a thick skin, and nowhere is that more true than in Scotland in the run up to the country's long-awaited independence referendum.

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford withdraws from race

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is withdrawing from a re-election bid in the upcoming mayoral race, according to CNN news partner CBC. The controversial mayor was hospitalized this week after the discovery of an abdominal tumor.

West Africa can't keep up with Ebola

The number of new Ebola cases is growing faster than the ability of health officials to handle them, the head of the World Health Organization says.

Don't forget Steenkamp

With Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide, we take a look back at his girlfriend, South African model Reeva Steenkamp.

Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

A judge has found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, the South African term for unintentionally -- but unlawfully -- killing a person. It's akin to negligent killing.

The horrors of apartheid

Inside a dilapidated warehouse, underneath scattered clothes hanging from rusty pipes, a young black man is down on his knees. His feet are naked, his trousers rolled up to his knees as he beats his sodden shirt against the ground to remove the dirt from it. Near him, a cluster of men cut desolate figures -- some of them crouching down to wash their worn-out clothes, some standing, naked, trying to clean up their work-wasted bodies.

4 guilty of China terror attack

Four people went on trial Friday accused of plotting a knife attack that killed around 30 people at a railway station in the southern Chinese city of Kunming.

New Zealand election gets dirty

A political scandal featuring a hacker, a blogger, the Prime Minister and tech entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has erupted ahead of the forthcoming New Zealand elections.

U.S. Army copters surprise village

When a flight of military helicopters descended into a field in the small village of Gruta, Poland, on Tuesday, residents had reason to be alarmed.

Transgender woman's nightmare

Crossing borders as a transgender woman is always a challenge. There are many reasons immigration authorities reject you, but sometimes it's simply because they don't seem to understand who we are.

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