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Saif al-Islam Gadhafi Fast Facts

Saif al-Islam Gadhafi Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here is a look at the life of Saif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.Personal:Birth date: June 25, 1972Birth place: Tripoli, LibyaBirth name: Saif al-Islam

World Cup Fast Facts

World Cup Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s a look at the World Cup football (soccer) tournaments. The World Cup is organized by FIFA, the Federation Internationale de Football Association. Men’s and women’s tournaments are held

Pope Francis Fast Facts

Pope Francis Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here is a look at the life of Pope Francis, the current pope and first non-European pontiff of the modern era.Personal:Birth date: December 17, 1936Birth place: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Detained Americans Fast Facts

Detained Americans Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s a look at some recent cases of foreign governments detaining US citizens. For information about other missing Americans, see Robert Levinson Fast Facts or POW/MIA in Iraq and Afghanist

Zacarias Moussaoui Fast Facts

Zacarias Moussaoui Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s a look at the life of convicted terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui, who is serving a life sentence in prison without parole for his part in plotting the 9/11 attacks. Personal:Birth date

World Oceans Day 2018 — the live blog

World Oceans Day 2018 — the live blog

(CNN) – From Paris to Hong Kong, and Quito to MalĂ©, on June 8, 2018, students around the world are celebrating World Oceans Day by taking part in CNN’s #ZeroPlasticLunch.We asked people to strip

Terrorist Attacks by Vehicle Fast Facts

Terrorist Attacks by Vehicle Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here is some background information on terror attacks involving vehicles used as deadly weapons by radicalized individuals or terror groups.Facts:Al Qaeda’s Yemeni branch encouraged its W