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Afghan girl from iconic National Geographic photo faces 14 years in prison

Sharbat Gula arrested for fraudulent identity papers; was ready to return to Afghanistan over summer but delayed due to ISIS, family says

Iran unveils new maritime “suicide drone”

Report claims drone has a range of 620 miles, can go for four hours, and can destroy boats and "an onshore command center"

How sanctions are impacting North Korea

How are international sanctions affecting North Korea? What we encountered in our visit to the reclusive country's capital, Pyongyang, was surprising. Adriana Diaz reports.

Villagers flee as Iraqi forces move to take back Mosul from ISIS

American-backed forces fighting to retake Mosul from ISIS are moving civilians away from the frontlines. The extremist group has been trying to divert Iraq's military by launching attacks elsewhere. ISIS released video overnight claiming to show an attack on Kirkuk. United Nations officials are concerned about ISIS committing massacres. Holly Williams reports from Erbil.

Migrants set shelters on fire as Calais “Jungle” clearance resumes

“We don't want to stay in France. We want to go to England and England only. It doesn't matter if I go to jail here," migrant says

North Korea claims country stronger despite U.N. sanctions

“It's the nuclear threats made by the U.S. that caused all of this. The question is whether the new president is willing to abandon hostile policies,” says North Korean official

Busch Gardens in Tampa shuts rapids ride after fatal Aussie incident

Closure of Congo River Rapids ride is likely temporary; 4 died when similar ride in Australian amusement park malfunctioned

Iraqi forces evacuate 1000 civilians from Mosul front lines

International Organization for Migration says at least 8,940 people displaced since operation to retake Mosul began

Philippine leader Duterte wants foreign troops out of country in 2 years

Country hosts five U.S. military camps as part of security deal to counterbalance China’s growing assertiveness in region

Brazilian woman allegedly gang raped tells police its not first sexual assault

The alleged brutal gang rape of the woman by up to 10 men on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro has infuriated Brazilians

Iraqis fear ISIS fighters could hide among fleeing Mosul refugees

At camps outside the city, adult men are separated from other refugees and interrogated

Thousands of refugees fleeing Mosul raises fears of ISIS attacks

The wave of people escaping ISIS in Mosul is raising fears that the terror group may plant fighters, pretending to be refugees, to launch attacks. Holly Williams reports.

U.S. holds counterterrorism talks with China, calls for deeper cooperation

State Department said the two sides discussed regional terrorist threats, aviation security, information sharing, border security, safeguarding human rights, and countering violent extremism

U.S. aircraft in Syria are vulnerable to Russia: U.S. intel chief

The Obama administration has not set up a no-fly zone, but Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has called for it in parts of Syria

Russia says alleged Aleppo airstrike pause to remain

Syrian rebels in key besieged city say that while the airstrikes on civilian areas have decreased, the shelling has not let up

Philippine leader's gum chewing worries Japan

The gruff Philippines President Duterte is well known for his informality, which concerns the Japanese hosts of his next official visit

Inspiring photos of voting worldwide

From Afghanistan to right here at home, voters around the world celebrate the most essential of civil rights

Vatican issues new guidelines for cremation ashes

New instructions ahead of All Souls Day calls cremation a "brutal destruction" of the body, but gives guidelines if Catholics insist on it

Clown mask-wearing teen tries to scare crowd, ends up getting stabbed

Police say teen’s attempt to frighten group while holding a hammer backfired; Austrian teen beaten by bat-wielding person in clown mask in separate incident

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