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Crowds mourn killing of Boris Nemtsov, outspoken Putin critic

Crowds of people, some with tears in their eyes, flocked Saturday to the spot on a bridge in the shadow of the Kremlin where prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov was shot dead hours earlier, in what appeared to be a targeted killing.

ISIS to release 29 Assyrian Christians, monitoring group says

An ISIS court in northern Syria has ordered the release of 29 Assyrian Christian hostages among more than 200 captured by the Sunni extremist group, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday, citing an Assyrian commander.

Egyptian court designates Hamas as a terror organization, state media says

An Egyptian court has ruled that Hamas is a terrorist organization, according to an Egyptian state-run media organization.

ISIS claims to behead 21 Peshmerga soldiers, releases video of them in cages

ISIS appears to be trumping its own brutality once again.

Men protest women's rights in Turkey... by wearing miniskirts

It's not unusual for men to join the fight for women's rights. But it is if they choose to wear miniskirts while they do it.

'Please come home to us,' family tells girl believed going to Syria

The family of a girl who UK police say may be headed to Syria with two friends have a message for her: We're not mad at you, and please come home.

Photos of two small Pluto moons open the door to a new vastness

Two white specks appearing next to Pluto in the blackness of space may look like faint blips on a screen. Don't be fooled.

ISIS burned up to 40 people alive in Iraq, official says

Reports that ISIS burned alive up to 40 people near the town of al-Baghdadi in Iraq's massive Anbar province are true, an Iraqi official told CNN on Wednesday.

ISIS releases new video allegedly showing beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians

ISIS has released a new propaganda video allegedly showing the beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya.

Rescuers refloat 66 pilot whales stranded in New Zealand

Rescuers on Saturday refloated 66 pilot whales stranded on a remote beach in New Zealand as a race to save their lives continued. Nearly 200 whales were beached Friday in Farewell Spit on New Zealand's South Island.