Father Edward Beck reacts to news that Time magazine has named Pope Francis its "Person of the Year" for 2013.
Two works by British artist Damien Hirst worth $54,000 have been stolen from a London gallery.
CNN's Paula Newton looks at how home owners are spending big money for tiny land and radical design houses.
A triple nipple baby bottle and extinct animal DNA are just some of things you'd find inside the "99¢ Store of the Future." Now products from the remarkable installation in downtown Brooklyn have gone on display at Shanghai's 2013 design fair.
An Iranian envoy is to make his first visit to the United Kingdom this week, a UK Foreign Office spokeswoman said Wednesday, in a sign of softening relations between the two countries.
To those outside the deaf community, the sign language interpreter for Nelson Mandela's memorial may have looked like he was working very hard, translating the spoken words into gestures for four hours.
The former head of France's U.N. Military Mission explains the difficulties in trying to disarm fighters.
An explosion took place on a road close to Kabul's international airport Wednesday morning, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force said. There were no ISAF casualties.
Riot police moved in on pro-Western protesters in the center of the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, with force in the early hours of Wednesday, leading to reports of injuries on both sides.
Riot police use force to remove protesters' barricades. CNN's Diana Magnay reports.
Sex between consenting homosexual partners is once again illegal in India after the country's Supreme Court overturned a lower court ruling Wednesday.
Crowds are expected to line a procession route in South Africa on Wednesday as Nelson Mandela's remains are taken from Johannesburg to Pretoria.
Thailand's warring political factions hardly need red shirts and yellow shirts to identify themselves: a short few hours by road from Bangkok reveals a dramatic shift in culture.
Fifteen people have been killed and five others injured in a fire early Wednesday at a market in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, the local fire department said.
Uruguay's Senate approved a proposal Tuesday to legalize marijuana in the South American country.
Bitter cold weather doesn't diminish protester's determination. CNN's Diana Magnay has the latest from Kiev.
CNN's Paula Newton visits the country's Elite Academy which aims to nurture world-class athletes
Industry head-hunter Floriane de Saint-Pierre and designer Barney Cheng on the region's thriving fashion scene.
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Two French soldiers sent to the Central African Republic as part of an international peacekeeping mission have been killed, the French presidency said Tuesday.