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Five women sexually assaulted at Egypt's inaugural festivities

(CNN) -- Uniformed Egyptian police pull a woman in nothing but her underclothes from a frenzied mob. "Get back boy! Get back!" the officers say as one lifts his pistol into the air.

How did 6 die after Bowe Bergdahl's disappearance?

Much attention has been given to the claim made by the former platoonmates of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl that he is partly to blame for the deaths of six soldiers who were killed in the months after Bergdahl disappeared.

U.S. Marine says he'd walked into Mexico before his arrest on gun charges

A U.S. Marine sergeant jailed in Mexico since late March for crossing the border with several guns in his car said Friday that he had walked across the border on foot and stayed at a Tijuana hotel earlier on the day of his arrest.

Normality resumes: Curfews lifted in three Thai hot spots

 It's been nearly two weeks since Thailand's military took over the country after months of political and social unrest that led to outbursts of violence in Bangkok..

25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square crackdown

SHANGHAI, China (CNN) — In between sipping drinks and reminiscing about bygone times at a recent reunion of my high school class, old friends curious about foreign news media's coverage on China asked what stories I was working on.

3 suspects confess in India gang rape; community outraged

KATRA VILLAGE, India (CNN) -- Three brothers have confessed to involvement in the gang rape of two teenage girls in India, a police officer told CNN.

Murder conviction of ex-FBI agent linked to Whitey Bulger overturned

A Florida court has vacated the murder conviction of former FBI agent John Connolly, the informant handler of convicted Boston mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger, according to court documents.

Obama: Almost 10,000 troops to remain in Afghanistan next year

With combat operations in Afghanistan ending this year, President Barack Obama will announce Tuesday his plan for almost 10,000 American troops to remain in the country through 2015 if the Afghan government signs a security agreement.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West tie the knot in Italy

The parents of North West have made it official. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West tied the knot at Fort di Belvedere in Florence, Italy, on Saturday, Kardashian's publicist told CNN.

U.N. Security Council slaps Boko Haram with sanctions

The U.N. Security Council approved sanctions Thursday against Nigeria's Boko Haram.