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Big ambitions for Seoul's new museum

South Korea's $230 million National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) opened in November with a towering ambition -- become what the MoMA is to New York and the Tate is to London.

Iran begins to halt uranium enrichment

Iran started suspending high levels of uranium enrichment Monday as an interim deal struck with six world powers went into effect, state media reported, making way for more talks and fewer sanctions.

Kenneth Bae urges U.S. to help secure his release in North Korea

Kenneth Bae, a U.S. citizen being held in North Korea, made a statement Monday saying he had committed a "serious crime" against North Korea, which does "not abuse human rights," according to China's state-run news agency Xinhua, which has a presence in Pyongyang.

Tomb of beer maker to gods found

Imagine a warm brew of lager so heady you had to plunge a straw through the thick surface scum to get to the fermented liquor below.

The coolest tech arriving in 2014

From wearable technology to space tourism, 2014 will be a year of significant technological leaps. We take a look through some of the most ground-breaking developments of the year ahead.

Cubans shocked by new car prices

For the first time since the revolution, cars go on sale in Cuba, but not without controversy, CNN's Patrick Oppmann reports.

Mexico's 'zombie' mayoral candidate

A Mexican mayoral candidate faces trial for allegedly faking his death to avoid prosecution for rape. Rafael Romo reports.

Group: Stressed dolphins await slaughter

More than 200 dolphins are being held captive in a Japanese cove, where several of them are likely to be slaughtered Tuesday, according to the environmental activists.

22 killed in blast at Pakistani army checkpoint

At least 22 people were killed and 38 others injured in a blast at an army checkpoint in the northern Pakistani city of Bannu on Sunday, intelligence officials said.

Group: Attack kills 3 children, 19 adults in C.A.R.

Gunmen launched grenades and used machetes against Muslims being evacuated in a truck convoy in Central African Republic, killing at least three children and 19 adults, a humanitarian group said Saturday.

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