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Microsoft beams Internet into Africa -- using TV 'white spaces'

Step into any major urban center across Africa and you'll have no problem accessing your favorite websites, catching the latest news online or sending your friends an e-mail.

Photos show North Korea likely testing more rocket engines

North Korea more than likely tested a long-range rocket engine late last month, according to analysis of new satellite imagery over the site.

More gunfire after Kenyan forces assault Nairobi's Westgate mall

Heavy gunfire sent aid workers and journalists scrambling outside Nairobi's Westgate Shopping Mall on Monday afternoon, more than an hour after a Kenyan government official said security forces had taken full control of the four-story build

China's Bo Xilai appeals conviction

(CNN) -- One day after a court in eastern China sentenced him to life in prison for corruption, former Communist Party official Bo Xilai appealed his verdict and sentencing, a source with direct knowledge of the case told CNN.

REPORT: Egypt court bans Brotherhood activities

An Egyptian court Monday ordered a ban on activities of the Muslim Brotherhood and froze its finances, according to state-run news website Egynews.

Report: Egypt court bans Brotherhood activities

An Egyptian court Monday ordered a ban on activities of the Muslim Brotherhood and froze its finances, according to state-run news website Egynews.

Police: 31 people confirmed dead in hostage standoff at Nairobi, Kenya, mall

 Police and gunmen faced off Saturday at an upscale shopping mall in the Kenyan capital in an hourslong standoff that left at least 31 people dead, authorities said.

VIDEO: Creepy clown appears in town, beep beep!

It's the nightmare of many children and adults. A creepy clown and it's spooking a quiet English town.

Benghazi hit by blast on anniversary of U.S. Consulate attack

A car bomb exploded outside a Foreign Ministry building in the Libyan city of Benghazi Wednesday, state media said, on the anniversary of an assault on the U.S.

Obama readies Syria address amid shifting sands

What the United States and its allies should do about Syria is taking shape as President Barack Obama prepares to give a prime-time address to the nation, a senior administration official involved in Syria policy said Tuesday.