Pope faces complex scene
The Pope's upcoming visit to Turkey brings little solace to Syrian refugees. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.

Dutch lawmakers demand explanation from Turkey over race spat
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Opposition lawmakers on Friday demanded that the Dutch government seek clarification from Turkey after Ankara appeared to accuse the Netherlands of racism and Islamophobia against its ethnic Turkish population.






Therapy on wheels in Sweden
Taxi Stockholm is offering free therapy sessions in the Swedish capital. CNN's Jim Boulden explains how it works.

US protesters force closure of mall near Ferguson

Demonstrators lie down with signs of protest inside the Galleria shopping mall on November 28, 2014 in Brentwood, MissouriUS protesters forced a crowded St Louis mall to close Friday, marching through the complex demanding a boycott to post-Thanksgiving shopping and justice for an unarmed black teenager killed by police. Scores of demonstrators, including young children, shouted "No justice, no peace," and "Stop shopping and join the movement" at the St Louis Galleria Mall. Around 100 people lay on the floor for several minutes to symbolise the more than four hours that 18-year-old Michael Brown lay in the road after being shot dead by a white police officer in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson. Black Friday comes the day after America's Thanksgiving holiday and sees stores offering steep discounts, leading to often-frenzied consumer spending.


China's 55 ethnic minorities
For a year, journalist and author David Eimer traveled the edges of China exploring a side of the country that obliterates expectations.

Photos: Alessandra Ambrosio Stuns on the Beach
Stars heat up the beach and pool in their barely-there swimwear.

Beating smog in style
High fashion isn't often inspired by environmental hazards, but as air pollution levels soared in Beijing on Tuesday, models at China Fashion Week walked the runway wearing designer respiratory face masks.

Qaeda militants 'moved US hostage ahead of Yemen raid'

Yemeni special forces took part in the raid in the southeastern province of HadramawtAl-Qaeda militants holding an American journalist in Yemen moved him and two other foreign hostages just days before a raid to free him, a Yemeni defence ministry website said. The journalist as well as a British national and a South African are among several hostages held by Al-Qaeda in the violence-wracked country, according to the ministry's 26Sep.net news website. On Tuesday, Yemeni special forces, said to have been backed by US commandos, raided an Al-Qaeda hideout in Hajr As-Saghir, in the southeastern province of Hadramawt, to free the captives. The ministry website reported late Wednesday that hours before the raid the militants moved the American journalist, the Briton and the South African.


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