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China curbing wild game appetite

Curbing China's appetite for wild game is just the beginning of the war against illegal poaching, say conservationists.

Blast hits during Chinese president's visit to region

An explosion rocked a train station Wednesday in China's restive northwestern region as President Xi Jinping finished a visit there, the nation's state news agency reported, citing authorities.

Iraqis vote amid worst violence in years

With a backdrop of rapidly growing violence, Iraqis voted Wednesday in their first nationwide polls since the 2011 withdrawal of U.S. forces

Pro-Russian activists grab more buildings

In Ukraine's eastern city of Luhansk, makeshift barricades, concertina wire and masked men in camouflage greet visitors to the regional administration building Wednesday.

Prince Harry, girlfriend split

Britain's Prince Harry is officially single again after splitting with Cressida Bonas, his girlfriend of two years.

Reality in Ukraine not what you see

The world sees Ukraine in turmoil, a country divided. The reality is rather different. Only one town in eastern Ukraine -- Slovyansk, is truly held by pro-Russian protesters

Images of ferry captain abandoning ship 'shocking'

Of the many shocking and wrenching images that have come from the sinking of the Sewol ferry, one that stands out for me depicts the vessel's captain -- head bowed and covered by a hood -- standing on dry land admitting he had abandoned ship.

Italian court explains Amanda Knox conviction

An Italian court says it convicted Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend of murdering her onetime roommate in part because of evidence showing that more than one person killed the British student.

Firm claims to have found wreckage of a plane

A private company declared that it has found what it believes is wreckage of a plane in the ocean, but leaders of the search the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 are dismissing the claim.

Transgender rights in India

While the country has been progressive on transgender rights, it has been regressive on gay rights. Mallika Kapur reports.

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