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World Cup is more than football

CNN's Fred Pleitgen travels to Japiri, Brazil, home to the country's first public program to teach golf to poor kids.

ISIS continues Iraq advance

As Islamic militants continue their murderous advance in Iraq, the Pentagon is moving more firepower and manpower into the region to prepare for whatever U.S. President Barack Obama orders.

UK to reopen embassy in Tehran

UK Foreign Secretary William Hague announced plans Tuesday for the United Kingdom to reopen its embassy in Tehran, Iran, closed since an attack by protesters in 2011 prompted a dramatic breakdown in relations.

Life in favelas during World Cup

The World Cup has brought little economic improvement to Rio de Janeiro's poorest slums. CNN's Isa Soares reports.

China executes 13 convicted of terrorism

China executed 13 people Monday who were indicted on terrorism charges related to attacks on public places in Xinjiang province in recent months, according to China's Xinhua news agency.

Undisclosed FBI questions 'could slow Guantanamo trials'

Lawyers for prisoners charged in the September 11 attacks say the FBI has questioned more members of the Guantanamo Bay detainees' defense team than were previously disclosed, attorneys for Khalid Sheik Mohammed and four others said.

Girls key to Africa's future

Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says that African governments must ensure that spending on education is prioritized.

Kurdish fighters hold back ISIS

Kurdish fighters, known as the Peshmerga, appear to be the only force in Iraq holding ISIS at bay. Arwa Damon reports.

Gunmen attack Kenyan town

Kenya's interior minister is reporting a brutal attack in the coastal town of Mpeketoni. CNN's Nima Elbagir reports

10 killed in Bangladesh arson attack

At least 10 people living in a squalid refugee camp in the capital of Bangladesh died in a riot and arson attack Saturday, police and other government officials said.

Over 100,000 Cambodian migrant workers flee Thailand

Fearful of a crackdown on undocumented workers, thousands of Cambodian migrants clutching children and towing their possessions in sacks and plastic bags, milled into a train station.

3 death sentences for Tiananmen Square attackers

Three people have been sentenced to death on Monday for their roles in a deadly attack in Beijing's Tiananmen Square last October, state television CCTV reported on its microblog.

8 suspected Islamic militants arrested in Spain

Spanish police arrested eight suspected Islamic militants in Madrid in predawn raids Monday, for allegedly recruiting and sending radical fighters to aid the terrorist group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.

MH370: How long will the search continue?

When authorities confirmed last month that four "pings" heard in the southern Indian Ocean had nothing to do with Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, it was a devastating blow for those involved in the investigation, the families of those on board the missing jet, and the countless number of people around the world who had become captivated by the mystery surrounding the plane's disappearance.