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Iranian official on nuke deal: 'We did not agree to dismantle anything'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif insisted Wednesday that the Obama administration mischaracterizes concessions by his side in the six-month nuclear deal with Iran, telling CNN in an exclusive interview that "we did not agree to dismantle anything."

Israel: Alleged 'terror cell' planned U.S. embassy attack

Israel has arrested an al Qaeda-operated "terror cell" that allegedly concocted several attack plots, including one to bomb the U.S. Embassy, a spokesman from Israel's Prime Minster said on Twitter Wednesday.

Battles, bombs kill 16 in northern Iraq's Mosul, police say

Armed confrontations and roadside bombs made for a bloody day in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Wednesday, claiming the lives of at least 16 people -- including militants who died in a battle with the Iraqi army, police in Mosul said.

Lebanese protest teenager's death with #notamartyr campaign

Mohammad Chaar wasn't looking to become a martyr -- or a victim. Late last month, the 16-year-old student was just hanging out with his friends in downtown Beirut, out of school and having fun. They all took a selfie to mark the moment, and never expected that moment would become so momentous.

'Red shirt' leader shot and hurt in Thailand

A prominent Thai political activist was shot and wounded Wednesday, the day after the national government declared a state of emergency amid violence-plagued protests in Bangkok, a police official said.

Toronto mayor rants in new video

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford appears incoherent in a new video where he rants about the city's chief of police.

CNN crew roughed up in China

Chinese authorities have come down hard on international media covering the trail of a human rights lawyer in Beijing.

Hungary warned of Sochi threat

Hungarian athletes and nationals have been warned of a terror threat during the Sochi Winter Olympics in an e-mail sent to the country's National Olympic Committee.

See 'Africa in one country'

Known for its diverse geography and culture, Cameroon could be on the dawn of becoming known for tourism.

Ukraine protests turn deadly

Violence continues in Kiev after a controversial law was passed curbing people's right to protest. Diana Magnay reports