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Sophia Loren Fast Facts | CNN

CNN  —  Here’s a look at the life of award-winning screen legend Sophia Loren. Birth date: September 20, 1934 Birth place: Rome, Italy (grew up in Pozzuoli, outside of Naples) Birth name: Sofia Villani Scicolone Father: Riccardo Scicolone Mother: Romilda Villani Marriages: Carlo Ponti (April 9, 1966-January 10, 2007, his death; September 17, 1957-September 3,

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Narendra Modi Fast Facts | CNN

CNN  —  Here is a look at the life of Narendra Modi, prime minister of India. Birth date: September 17, 1950 Birth place: Vadnagar, Gujarat, India Birth name: Narendra Damodardas Modi Father: Damodardas Modi Mother: Hiraba “Heeraben” Modi Marriage: Jashodaben (Chimanlal) Modi (1968-present, separated) Education: Delhi University, B.A., 1978; Gujarat University, M.A., 1983 Religion: Hindu

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CNN names Mark Thompson new CEO

NEW YORK CITY: CNN announced on Wednesday that British media veteran Mark Thompson would assume the role of its next chief executive officer (CEO), as the news outlet struggles to reverse a ratings decline. Thompson — the former director general of BBC as well as the former president and CEO of The New York Times

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Dmitry Medvedev Fast Facts | CNN

CNN  —  Here’s a look at the life of former Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. He is currently the deputy chairman of the Russian Security Council. Birth date: September 14, 1965 Birth place: Leningrad, USSR (now St. Petersburg, Russia) Birth name: Dmitry Anatolyvich Medvedev Father: Anatoly Medvedev, professor Mother: Yulia Medvedeva, professor and tour guide

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Hassan Nasrallah Fast Facts | CNN

CNN  —  Here’s a look at the life of Hassan Nasrallah, secretary-general of Hezbollah, a Lebanese Shiite Muslim militant group. Birth date: August 31, 1960 Birth place: Beirut, Lebanon Father: Abd al-Karim, who worked as a grocer Marriage: Fatima Yassin Children: Muhammad Hadi (died in 1997), Muhammad Jawad, Zeinab, Muhammad Ali and Muhammad Mahdi Education:

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Bashar al-Assad Fast Facts | CNN

CNN  —  Here’s a look at the life of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Birth date: September 11, 1965 Birth place: Damascus, Syria Father: Hafez Assad, late Syrian President Mother: Anisa Makhlouf al-Assad Marriage: Asma (Akhras) al-Assad (2000-present) Children: Karim, Zein and Hafez Education: University of Damascus, Medicine, 1988; Ophthalmology residency, London, 1992-1994 Military service: Syrian

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AQAP Fast Facts | CNN

CNN  —  Here is a look at Sunni extremist group Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). The Yemeni-based arm of al Qaeda, AQAP, emerged when al Qaeda in Saudi Arabia and Yemen unified in 2009. Many analysts believe AQAP is the most dangerous al Qaeda affiliate. AQAP’s main goals include establishing a caliphate in

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Gilad Shalit Fast Facts | CNN

CNN  —  Here is a look at the abduction of Gilad Shalit, an Israeli soldier captured and imprisoned by the military wing of Hamas from 2006 to 2011. Birth date: August 28, 1986 Birth place: Naharia, Israel Father: Noam Shalit Mother: Aviva Shalit Marriage: Nitzan Shabbat (June 23, 2021-present) Military service: Israel Defense Forces (IDF),

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