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7 ways to mark summer solstice

If Stonehenge is anything to go by, summer celebrations have a millennia-old history. While the ancient druids may have commemorated the fertility of the season, many of us are just happy to get outdoors.

Pakistan condemns drone strike in North Waziristan

Six suspected militants were killed in a drone strike in Miranshah Tehsil in North Waziristan, Pakistan, local tribesmen and Pakistani intelligence sources not authorized to speak to media told CNN on Wednesday.

Roma teen beaten in France

Authorities in France are outraged after a Roma teenager was viciously beaten. CNN's Jim Bittermann reports.

Will Iraq borders be redrawn?

They came in their thousands. Old women in chador, zealous young men, in battered minibuses and family cars: Shia from Iran on a pilgrimage to the Askari mosque in Samarra, a city some 80 miles north of Baghdad.

King Felipe VI takes over in Spain

Flanked by his family and before Spain's Parliament, Felipe VI was formally proclaimed the new King of Spain Thursday, following the abdication of his father, Juan Carlos.

Second boat in 2 days sinks off Malaysia

A small overcrowded boat sank off the coast of Malaysia early Thursday, a maritime official said. It's the second boat to go down in two days.

Iraq asks for U.S. aid

Iraq asks the U.S. for help to fight ISIS , as many fear Baghdad may be their next target. CNN's Nic Roberston reports.

Buddhist violence shocks Sri Lanka

In the areas surrounding the Sri Lankan town of Aluthgama, an idyllic coastal settlement popular with tourists, Muslims and Buddhists have lived side by side peacefully for generations. But a wave of deadly communal violence has changed that.

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