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EU election result 'an earthquake'

France's far-right National Front has won a nationwide election for the first time, as far-right parties across Europe caused a political "earthquake," with a string of victories in voting for the European Parliament.

Belgium: Police hunt shooter in Jewish Museum attack

Belgian police continued the hunt Sunday for a suspected lone gunman who killed three people and critically injured a fourth in a shooting at the Jewish Museum of Belgium in Brussels a day earlier.

Ukrainians vote in key presidential election

Polls opened across much of Ukraine Sunday, despite a recent wave of deadly violence in the east and threats by pro-Russian separatists to prevent voters from casting their ballots.

Thai military tightens grip

The Thai military continued to hold former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Saturday, a source close to her told CNN.

U.S. does not know where kidnapped schoolgirls are

The United States has information about more than 200 schoolgirls abducted in Nigeria by the militant group Boko Haram, but no "solid evidence" on their exact whereabouts, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in an interview with Charlie Rose.

China launches terrorism crackdown after attack

China has launched a terrorism crackdown one day after a series of explosions in an open-air market killed dozens in the western Chinese region of Xinjiang, the country's state news agency, Xinhua said Friday.

Thai military tightens grip

Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra reported Friday to the military junta that took control of the politically unstable Southeast Asian nation in a coup a day earlier.

Can Egypt get economy moving?

Since the 2011 revolution, Egyptians have seen near non-stop protests, the toppling of two presidents and a seemingly endless political crisis. As presidential elections approach, can the country now finally move on?

Putin warns civil war could hit Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin said the chaos in Ukraine was caused by a "state coup" backed by the West, but added he would respect the outcome of this weekend's election.

Leicester wins fight for Richard III's remains

It's been a long journey for Richard III, the 15th century king whose skeleton was found under a parking lot in the English city of Leicester. But on Friday, his final destination became clear.

Commuter chaos hits Brazil

CNN's Shasta Darlington reports on the transit strike in Brazil weeks before the World Cup tournament.

French bypass the bakery

A prize-winning baguette vending machine is bringing in the dough for French bakers. CNN's Michael Holmes reports.

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