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U.S. in Lebanon warning

U.S. citizens in Lebanon should "exercise extreme caution" in high-profile public places, the U.S. Embassy in Beirut warned Sunday.

Japan is aging fast

Japan has concerns about a dwindling workforce supporting a growing number of pensioners. CNN's Monita Rajpal reports.

Dozens held in Chinese meth raids

More than 3,000 paramilitary forces and police descended on a small coastal village in China's Guangdong province -- many of them in helicopters and speedboats.

14 dead in China stampede

A stampede at a religious gathering in northwestern China left 14 dead and 10 others injured on Sunday, China's state-run news agency Xinhua has reported, citing local government.

9 killed in Mexican jail shootout

At least nine people were killed in a shootout between gunmen and inmates at a jail about 120 miles southwest of Mexico City, officials said.

5 killed in Egypt clashes

Five people were killed and scores of others were injured across Egypt on Friday as demonstrators supporting the Muslim Brotherhood clashed with police, the semiofficial Ahram Online news outlet reported.

U.N.: Children beheaded in CAR

Escalating violence in the Central African Republic is posing a threat to children, with at least two beheaded and thousands recruited as soldiers, the United Nations said.

Frenzy over executed-by-dogs story

Brian Stelter and his panel discuss the speculative report that Kim Jong Un fed his uncle to a pack of 120 dogs.

Iraqi PM tells troops not to strike Falluja neighborhoods

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Monday directed the nation's armed forces not to strike residential neighborhoods in Falluja after reports of weekend clashes there between al Qaeda-linked fighters and government troops, Iraqi state TV said.

Merkel fractures pelvis in skiing accident

German Chancellor Angela Merkel fractured her pelvis in a skiing accident in Switzerland over the holidays, her spokesman told reporters Monday.

Chasing elephant poachers

CNN's Arwa Damon goes on the hunt, not for big game, but the poachers who are wiping out Congo's elephants.

Rodman, Ex-NBAers head to N. Korea

Dennis Rodman and several other former NBA players are on their way to take part in a controversial basketball game in North Korea on the birthday of the country's leader, Kim Jong Un.

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