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'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.

Returning to a city in ruin

CNN's Nick Paton Walsh returns to Aleppo, Syria, to find a city nearly destroyed by three years of civil war.

Dive like a polar bear

The USGS recorded the first ever POV footage from a polar bear on sea ice.

A summer of art in London

CNN's Isa Soares tours the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy in London.

Dam surge sweeps away students in northern India

More than 20 Indian college students and their coordinator were swept away after a dam opened its floodgates apparently without warning and sent water surging down a Himalayan valley.

At least 2 die in Turkey-Kurd clashes

Crowds of mourners gathered Sunday to bury a young man in the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir after clashes the previous day between Kurdish protesters and Turkish security forces turned deadly.

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