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Jolie: Rape not inevitable

"It is a myth that rape is an inevitable part of conflict. There's nothing inevitable about it. It is a weapon of war aimed at civilians. It has nothing to do with sex, everything to do with power." So said Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Tuesday in London, as she opened the biggest summit of its kind aimed at ending the scourge of sexual violence in conflict.

Rivlin elected Israeli president

Israel's parliament on Tuesday elected its former speaker Reuven "Rubi" Rivlin to be the country's 10th President, a mainly ceremonial post that he'll take when current President Shimon Peres' term ends in July.

Japan's PM suggests return to Antarctic whaling

Just months after being told the country's whaling expeditions in Antarctica must stop, Japan's Prime Minister has riled activists by suggesting he will push for their resumption.

Nun wins Italy's 'The Voice'

Sister Cristina Scuccia won Italy's version of "The Voice." CNN's Delia Gallagher reports.

U.S. sends B-2 stealth bombers to Europe

Two of the United States' most recognizable military aircraft -- a pair of B-2 stealth bombers -- caught the eyes of residents as they arrived in Europe this week for training.

Families offer reward for MH370 info

Family members of those aboard MH370 are offering a reward for information on the missing plane. Richard Quest reports.

'Love locks' weigh down bridge

A romantic tradition in the city of love is causing problems for a famous French landmark. CNN's Isha Sesay explains.

On the ground with the hunt for Boko Haram

The license plates on our police escorts' Land Cruisers read "Borno State, Home of Peace." Many of those we meet during our stay in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria, smile bitterly at the irony of that statement. The state's capital is now better known as the birthplace of Boko Haram and peace here is always uncertain.

Officials: At least 20 women kidnapped in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnapped at least 20 young women over the weekend in northeastern Nigeria, 8 kilometers from a town where more than 200 schoolgirls were taken nearly two months ago, local officials said Monday.

More violence erupts near Karachi airport

For the second time in two days, Pakistan's largest and busiest airport was forced to shut down after militants launched a brazen attack on airport security forces.

Miss Universe Thailand steps down after 'red shirts' slur

Less than a month after she was crowned Miss Universe Thailand, pageant winner Weluree "Fai" Ditsayabut has relinquished her title under a barrage of criticism for comments she made online against supporters of the country's ousted prime minister.

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