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Soldier at center of Medal of Honor controversy recalls the day he faced suicide bombers

Army Sgt. 1st Class Earl D. Plumlee had just taken a photograph with other members of his unit when an enormous explosion shook his base in Afghanistan. The elite Special Forces soldiers didn’t know it yet, but the Taliban had detonated a 400-pound car bomb and were about to start pouring through a …

Freed journalist on Syria's agony: 'Wars without witnesses are the worst kind'

Ángel Sastre, held hostage for 10 months by an al-Qaida affiliate, says western media must do more: ‘We need to put the emphasis on the civilian population’<p>Until recently, Ángel Sastre was best-known to Spanish television viewers for his adventurous television reports from South America and the …

Middle East

Baghdad car bombings leave many dead

Attacks targeting commercial street in Shia neighbourhood of Iraqi capital and army checkpoint north of city kill at least 31<p>Two suicide attacks in and around the Iraqi capital have killed at least 31 people and wounded dozens more, officials said.<p>The deadliest attack took place in a commercial …

Tel Aviv terror attack: 4 victims ID'd; Israel searches homes in West Bank

<i>CORRECTION: As a result of an editing mistake, an earlier version of this story appeared to call into question whether the Tel Aviv attack was an act of terrorism. It undoubtedly was. The story was corrected.</i><p><b>Tel Aviv, Israel (CNN) —</b> Israel has closed off the West Bank city of Yatta as authorities …