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Myanmar ponders monk-backed interfaith marriage ban

Myanmar's government has begun unveiling drafts of proposed laws that critics say are motivated by religious hatred, and could take discrimination against the country's marginalized Muslim minority to new heights.

Meet armless table tennis champ

It's Ibrahim Hamadto's turn to serve. Holding the bat in his mouth, the Egyptian para-table tennis champion gets the rally going by flicking the ball up high with his right foot. Sinking through the air, the delicate white sphere meets his racket and comes out charging like a bullet with a powerful spin.

Cuban president hosts U.S. delegation

Cuban President Raul Castro on Thursday hosted a delegation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a powerful lobbying group championing capitalism and free markets.

Ukraine govt vows to punish 'bandits'

Ukraine's President-elect Petro Poroshenko has vowed to punish the "bandits" who shot down a military helicopter as the government's efforts to rein in pro-Russia separatists continue.

Former Thai interim PM released

Former interim Thai Prime Minister Niwatthamrong Boonsongpaisan is among the latest batch of people that the military has released following last week's coup, a military officer said Thursday.

Where is South Korea's most wanted man?

South Korea's most wanted man, who is believed to have ties to the company that operated the ill-fated Sewol ferry, has eluded arrest for weeks, leaving authorities red-faced for not finding the high-profile billionaire.

Egypt: Polls suggest al-Sisi win

Former Egyptian military chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is poised to win the country's presidential election in a landslide -- though the fairness of the vote has been questioned.

LIbya's political power struggle

Libyans fear that the country's struggles over political power could lead to violence. CNN's Jomana Karadsheh reports.

55 sentenced at 'show trial' in Chinese stadium

A Chinese court sentenced 55 people on terror charges before thousands of onlookers in a stadium in Xinjiang Province Wednesday, as part of a hardline response to a string of deadly attacks across the country.

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