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Leader befriended rats in prison

Christiane Amanpour speaks with Uruguayan President Jose Mojica about his initiative to legalize marijuana markets.

Saved by an illegal, homemade radio

Many North Koreans listen to illegal broadcasts on homemade radios, some are convinced to defect. Paula Hancocks reports.

Survivors recount life under siege

CNN's Fredrick Pleitgen meets two siblings who refused to leave their home when 1,400 other civilians evacuated Homs.

Wreck may be Columbus' flagship

Is a sunken shipwreck off Haiti the long lost remains of the Santa Maria, Christopher Columbus' flagship from his first voyage to the Americas?

Americans kill attackers in Yemen

Officials have revealed that two Americans were targeted for kidnapping in Yemen. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.

Beijing sees big police increase

Beijing police have significantly stepped up security measures in China's capital, in what the country's state media described as "an escalation of anti-terror efforts" following a string of attacks.

Poll: Ukraine favors Europe over Russia

Ukrainians are a lot less pro-Russian than separatists there would like the world to believe, even in regions along the border with Russia which are supposedly voting overwhelmingly to declare independence from Ukraine, a new poll for CNN suggests.

'Several killed' in migrant ship sinking

A ship carrying migrants sank about 100 miles off southern Italy, killing several who had been on board, Italy's state-run ANSA news agency reported Monday, citing the Italian coast guard.

Oscar Pistorius suffers anxiety, psychiatrist testifies

Oscar Pistorius suffers an anxiety disorder stemming from his double amputation as an infant and his unstable parents, a psychiatrist testified at the murder trial of the South African track star Monday.

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