The United States and European Union officials agreed Tuesday to ratchet up economic pressure on Russia as fighting escalated in Ukraine.
The body of an "apparent stowaway" was found Sunday night in the wheel well of a U.S. Air Force C-130 that landed at the Ramstein Air Base in Germany, Pentagon spokesman Adm. John Kirby said Tuesday.
A gang wielding knives and axes attacked civilians, a police station, government offices and smashed vehicles, China's state-run Xinhua news agency reported Tuesday, citing local police.
The suspect in the deadly shooting at Belgium's Jewish Museum was extradited from France to Belgium, a French court official said Tuesday.
Three weeks into the Gaza conflict, fighting is intensifying, the death toll is climbing and Israel has warned its citizens to be ready for a prolonged battle.
McDonald's restaurants in many Chinese cities have been eerily quiet this past week.
A cousin of Afghan President Hamid Karzai died in a bombing Tuesday, a provincial spokesman said, marking the latest killing of a Karzai relative.
The U.S. is accusing Russia of violating a 1987 missile treaty. CNN's Elise Labott has more.
The Dutch PM has called on the president of Ukraine to "please stop the fighting." CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
Palm weevils. To look at, these tiny bugs are relatively unassuming, perhaps even slightly creepy to the insect-adverse. To Mohammed Ashour, however, they are the solution to many of the ills facing the developing world. The humble palm weevil could potentially eradicate world hunger and malnutrition, it could lift whole communities out of poverty, and bring down global C02 levels. For a creature measuring just a few inches in length, that's a lot of power.
After months of intense political rumors, China's ruling Communist Party announced Tuesday an official probe into a retired senior leader for suspected "serious disciplinary violation."
Man has been mapping the moon for hundreds of years. Here are some of the most eye-catching creations.
CNN gets an exclusive look inside a Hamas tunnel which Israel says is used to smuggle weapons and launch attacks.
The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history continues to plague West Africa as leaders scramble to stop the virus from spreading.
In some of the most gruesome images yet to emerge from the latest mass violence in Syria, videos show militants raising their victims' severed heads on poles.
Dave Hally took one last photo of his wife and 4-year-old daughter before takeoff for their dream vacation aboard MH17. Erin Mclaughlin reports.
Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram Islamists on Sunday abducted the wife of the Cameroonian deputy prime minister in a dawn attack on his home village of Kolofata, north of the area where they also kidnapped a local chief and his family, residents and security sources said.
Lines of police surrounded a courthouse as student survivors of the Sewol ferry disaster gave evidence in their hometown of Ansan, South Korea, on Monday.
100 years ago, Austria-Hungry declared war on Serbia leading to the first World War. CNN's Max Foster has more.