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Ex-CIA chief Michael Hayden: "Only the U.S." can strike Iran nuclear sites effectively

Michael Hayden tells Israeli newspaper Jewish state would need U.S. help in military action, but decision can wait

Progressive Catholic icon Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini dies after saying Church "200 years" behind

Reform-minded Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini says just weeks before his death that Church is "200 years behind the times"

Pakistan postpones hearing for teenage Christian girl jailed for alleged blasphemy

Court postpones bail hearing as medical review concludes girl is a minor; Christians flee neighborhood in fear

Colombia tries to make peace with guerrillas

Global Post: Government officials and leftist guerrillas have agreed to start a process to end a half century of fighting

Ruined fresco draws attention, fans in Spain

Over 20,000 people signed petition to keep elderly Spanish woman's botched restoration as it is

Assad's Aleppo backers abandon him, some shift support, cash to rebels in risky gamble

Power players form provisional city gov't to try and hasten post-Assad era, banking on one rebel group for security duties

Spanish fresco ruined by good intentions

Elderly woman tries to restore painting of Christ in local church, but efforts go awry

Syria's civil war claims 10 more lives in Lebanon, as sectarian strife continues to spread

Sectarian divide at the heart of Syria crisis continues manifesting itself across border in violent clashes

Gu photo sparks "body double" rumors, censorship

Pictures circulating among Chinese Internet users reportedly prompt theory of "body replacement" in high-profile murder case

A rare view from the other side of Syria's civil war

British reporter is 1st to work on front lines alongside top Syrian Army commander, whose troops are welcomed in Aleppo

Assange extradition negotiations hit a wall

WikiLeaks founder may be at the Ecuadoran embassy for awhile as extradition process slows over worries of onward extradition to U.S.

Gu Kailai, wife of powerful China politician Bo Xilai avoids execution, which surprises few

Wife of powerful politician dodges death sentence for murder of U.K. businessman, as a street vendor sits on death row

Pakistan arrests girl for alleged Koran-burning

Outcry over alleged acts of Christian teen, who allegedly has disability, highlights extremists' influence

WikiLeaks' Assange a prisoner of his own making

Senior diplomatic sources tell CBS News secret-spilling website's founder given permission to remain indefinitely at Ecuador Embassy

Pakistan plans anti-militant push in rugged region

New military operation across north Waziristan to be launched after Americans' long insistence of threat operating there

Is Julian Assange Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa's biggest political asset?

As Rafael Correa fashions himself into a mouthpiece for Latin America's left, asylum row is helping - to no foreseeable end

Syria crisis humanitarian impact doubles, U.N. official says, 2.5M affected

Global body's humanitarian chief says impact on civilians has more than double during last 4 months

Egypt's Morsi strikes in power play with military

First democratically elected president of Egypt sacks two top-ranking military leaders in move that broadens executive power

Beyonce leaves "footprint" at the U.N.

Singer knocks it out of the ballpark at the General Assembly for humanitarians

Afghanistan policeman kills 3 American troops in Helmand province

NATO confirms deaths in latest suspected "green-on-blue" attack; 8 Americans killed in Afghanistan this week

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