The Strange Russian Accident That Hopped Over to France

The Strange Russian Accident That Hopped Over to France

Most crimes that affect the French in such a visceral way are rooted in something more abstract: economic crimes, discrimination, corruption. The cold, high-profile murder of writer-journalist Anna Politkovskaya in 2006 seems to be…

Syria war update: 72 killed in ground offensive - UN

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Syria war update: 72 killed in ground offensive – UN

Warning: graphic content Photo: The UNOCHA Syria’s government has launched a ground offensive in Hama province that has been halted only by Russian airstrikes, according to the UN’s humanitarian affairs office. The bombardment has…

Wayne Gretzky: Top 5 numbers about Canada's hockey legend

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Wayne Gretzky: Top 5 numbers about Canada’s hockey legend

Written by by Joel Halpern, CNN With his brash persona and legendary ability, the first hockey player to turn the sport into a lucrative entertainment business, Wayne Gretzky cemented his place in history when…

Abigail Hines meets an alternative path to Italy

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Abigail Hines meets an alternative path to Italy

Written by Abigail Hines, CNN For many holidaymakers, Italy is synonymous with the beaches of the Amalfi Coast, the centuries-old city centers of Florence and Rome, the region’s famed pasta and hand-carved jewelry. But…

Miaow! Tennis player Peng Shuai disappears

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Miaow! Tennis player Peng Shuai disappears

Written by by Zi Sze Yong, CNN It’s been less than 24 hours since the last sightings of Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai, and pressure is growing for China to explain her disappearance. The…