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CNN

MH370: A week left for search of current area

The underwater drone scanning for traces of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 should complete its task in the zone under scrutiny within a week as the search for the plane intensifies, a government official said Saturday -- day 43 of the effort.

"Today and...

South Korea families wait

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Divers make new attempt to recover bodies

Relatives of missing passengers aboard the capsized South Korean ferry gave out DNA samples Saturday as rescuers conducted more dives into the wreckage.

The ferry sank Wednesday, leaving at least 36 people dead and 266 missing. It was headed to the r...

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Gunmen target prominent Pakistani news anchor

Gunmen wounded a prominent Pakistani TV news anchor on Saturday in an attack his brother linked to the nation's government, despite its firm denial.

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Syria Arab News Agency

OPCW: Syria on track to meet weapons deadline

Syria has destroyed a majority of its chemical weapons material, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said Saturday.

Ukraine-Russia unrest

CNN

Vow to move on Ukraine pact meets defiance

Two days after an international pact was brokered with the stated goal of easing tensions in Ukraine, the major players met again in Kiev to hash out plans to push it along, but ended their meeting offering little indication of progress.

"It was agree...

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Air strike in Yemen kills suspected militants

A drone strike in Yemen on Saturday killed at least 10 suspected al Qaeda militants but also inadvertently resulted in the deaths of three civilian day laborers, a high-level Yemeni government official told CNN.

The strike targeted a pickup in al-Haze...

Chibok, Nigeria

CNN

Kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirl home

One more Nigerian schoolgirl who was among 129 kidnapped earlier this week by suspected Boko Haram militants is back home, an education official said -- though 84 of her fellow female students remain unaccounted for.

A total of 45 girls are now free, ...

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7.5-magnitude quake off Papua New Guinea

An earthquake struck late Saturday off Papua New Guinea's eastern coast with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake struck at 11:27 p.m. (9:27 a.m. ET) and occurred at a depth of 19 miles (32 km), the USGS said.

It ...

Mt Everest

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Death toll rises in Mount Everest avalanche

Another Sherpa guide has died in Friday's Mount Everest avalanche, bringing the death toll to 13, a Nepalese government official said Saturday.

Families of ferry victims South Korea

Kyung Lah/CNN

Families' frustration: 'Nothing is changing'

When a ship comes into sight, they come -- seemingly out of nowhere, inching closer to the dock. Bleary-eyed, the faces of the families of the missing have become swollen from crying.

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