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Police: Illegal weapons found where Palestinian diplomat died

Illegal weapons have been found inside the northern Prague residence of a Palestinian diplomat who died Wednesday of injuries suffered when he opened a safe in the living room and an explosion occurred, police said Thursday.

Blast rocks Hezbollah neighborhood

A large blast struck a residential neighborhood in southern Beirut on Thursday, Lebanon's National News Agency reported. The explosion caused significant damage, Lebanese broadcaster Al Manar TV said.

Italian navy rescues 233 migrants

More than 200 migrants have been rescued from an overcrowded boat at risk of sinking in rough waters in the Mediterranean Sea, the Italian navy said Thursday.

Twin car bombings kill 11 at Somalia hotel

The death toll of a twin car bombing at a hotel in Mogadishu rose to 11 Thursday, with many of the victims security force members, a police spokesman said. At least 40 other people were injured.

Passengers rescued from stuck ship

After 10 days stranded far from home, all 52 passengers from a ship stuck in Antarctic ice have now been transferred by helicopter to an Australian icebreaker.

Schumacher in stable condition after skiing accident

Former world champion racing driver Michael Schumacher, who suffered severe head injuries in a weekend skiing accident in France, remained in stable condition Wednesday, his manager said.

Crop circles get mowed down

Mysterious crop circles in California have been mowed down to the dismay of hundreds who flocked to get a glimpse.

Double car bomb attack in Somalia

A double car bomb attack outside of a hotel in Somalia's capital Wednesday night killed at least one person and injured up to a dozen others, police said.

2 dead in Brotherhood clashes in Egypt

About 200 demonstrators in Egypt clashed with security forces and local residents, leaving two dead in the country's second-largest city Wednesday, the Interior Ministry said.

Musharraf hospitalized just before his trial

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, who was due in court Thursday for his trial, has been hospitalized after falling ill, his lawyer told CNN.

Passengers pulled from icebound ship

A helicopter rescued dozens of passengers Thursday from a ship trapped in ice off Antarctica after a string of failed attempts.

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