India on Wednesday executed Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the last surviving gunman from the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, CNN-IBN reported, citing the home minister.
A Mumbai judge ruled in May 2010 that Kasab, a Pakistani, would be hanged. He was convicted of murder, conspiracy, and waging war on India.FULL STORY
Editor's note: CNN has crews in Israel, Gaza and around the region reporting on the latest attacks, talks and fallout from the upsurge in the Gaza-Israel conflict. Here are some of their stories:
[Updated 8:35 a.m. ET Wednesday]
A bomb exploded on a bus in Tel Aviv as it passed by Israeli army headquarters around noon local time Wednesday. The attack, which police said left at least 22 people injured, shook up the Israeli public and threatened to complicate efforts to achieve a cease-fire on the eighth day of violence between Israel and Gaza.
At the scene of the bus bombing, police cordoned off the street as ambulances arrived. CNN's Sara Sidner said there is a hospital nearby. Sidner said the injured included people on the bus and people who were on the street.
[Updated 9:21 p.m. ET Tuesday]
[Updated 9:17 p.m. ET]
Massive strike right behind Shurouq building...multiple hits. Broke quiet of several hours #gaza—
benwedeman (@bencnn) November 20, 2012
[Updated 5:14 p.m. ET Tuesday]
Ministry of health spokesman in #gaza tells cnn that casualties now 137 dead and more than 1,100 injured—
Arwa Damon (@arwaCNN) November 20, 2012
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem for more than two hours to discuss the ongoing violence between Israel and Hamas.
"They discussed efforts to de-escalate the situation and bring about a sustainable outcome that protects Israel's security and improves the lives of civilians in Gaza," according to a state department spokeswoman.
Clinton is headed next to Ramallah, to meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, and then to Cairo, where she will meet with Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy.FULL STORY
Douglas Kennedy, the son of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, was acquitted Tuesday of harassment and child endangerment charges.
Kennedy had been accused of twisting a nurse's arm and kicking another in January as he tried to leave the maternity ward of a suburban New York City hospital with his newborn son.
The incident was captured by a security camera at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco, about 40 miles north of New York City.FULL STORY
[Updated at 1:10 p.m. ET] Kevin Clash, the puppeteer who provides the voice of Elmo on "Sesame Street," resigned Tuesday after a man filed a lawsuit accusing him of conducting an underage sexual relationship.
The lawsuit was filed in a New York court Tuesday, a week after another accuser recanted his claim that Clash, now 52, engaged him in underage sex.
"I am resigning from Sesame Workshop with a very heavy heart," Clash said in a written statement Tuesday. "I have loved every day of my 28 years working for this exceptional organization. Personal matters have diverted attention away from the important work Sesame Street is doing and I cannot allow it to go on any longer. I am deeply sorry to be leaving and am looking forward to resolving these personal matters privately."FULL STORY
A former trader for Swiss banking giant UBS was convicted Tuesday on two counts of fraud in connection with what prosecutors called a "staggering" $2.3 billion loss in unauthorized trading.
The court found Kweku Adoboli guilty of two counts of fraud by abuse of position. He was acquitted on four other charges.FULL STORY
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Rupert Murdoch's protege Rebekah Brooks will be charged with conspiracy over alleged illegal payments to a Ministry of Defence employee, Britain's Crown Prosecution Service said Tuesday.
In a separate case, Andy Coulson, another former Murdoch editor who went on to work for Prime Minister David Cameron, faces charges of conspiring to make illegal payments to officials for information relating to the royal family, the CPS said.FULL STORY
As explosions terrorized both Palestinians and Israelis for a seventh day Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was heading to the region in an attempt to help resolve the incessant violence.
Meanwhile, Israel said it's holding off on a military ground offensive in "to give time - limited time - for a diplomatic solution," an Israeli official close to the negotiations said. "That solution must result in no more Hamas rockets fired on Israel."FULL STORY
The court saga a Christian teen who was accused of blasphemy in Pakistan came to an end today, her lawyer said.¬†¬† "She is a free woman, like any ordinary citizen," said Abdul Hameed Rana, the lawyer for Rimsha Masih.