An uneasy calm prevailed Thursday morning in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli where days of clashes between supporters and opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad left 16 people dead and wounded more than 156.
An 80-year-old Japanese man on Thursday became the oldest person to reach the top of Mt. Everest, officials said.
Gunmen shot dead five people, including four prostitutes, in Pakistan's troubled Balochistan province Thursday morning, police said.
A 5-year-old South Korean girl was killed when a man who jumped from his 11th floor apartment landed on top of her, police said.
Prime Minister David Cameron condemned the brutal hacking attack of a British soldier as security was increased Thursday at army bases around London.
The British government is treating the gruesome killing of a man in London's Woolwich area as a suspected terrorist attack, the British Prime Minister's office said.
A jailed member of Russian punk band Pussy Riot told a court she is on a hunger strike after being barred from attending a parole appeal hearing in person, Russian state news agency Ria Novosti reported Wednesday.
Rioting has broken out for the past three nights in Sweden's capital, Stockholm, with scores of cars set alight and violent clashes between police and youths.
Actor Sean Penn, a friend of Bolivian President Evo Morales, nonetheless angered the South American country's government after his call for the release of a U.S. businessman who has been imprisoned since 2011.
Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will challenge the disqualification of his top aide from next month's presidential election, Iran's state-run Press TV reported Wednesday.
A man has been charged with the murders of four members of the Royal Household Cavalry in a 1982 IRA attack in London, the Crown Prosecution Service said in a statement Wednesday.
The image of a young Palestinian boy cowering behind his father as Israeli bullets rained down on them became a powerful symbol of the second Intifada. Now Israel insists its military is not to blame for the attack.
Why making better use of its highly skilled women could solve Japan's growth problems. CNN's Diana Magnay reports.
Carey Mulligan, Isla Fisher and Elizabeth Debicki tell CNN who gave them inspiration for their characters.
A wave of sectarian violence between Buddhists and Muslims has resulted in the deaths of at least 43 people and displaced thousands more, according to the Myanmar government.
When American pop artist Andy Warhol visited Beijing in 1982 and was told there wasn't a McDonald's, he replied: "Oh, but they will."
A recent uptick of Sunni-Shiite violence in Iraq has killed at least 266 people in the past three weeks, according to a CNN tally. The violence has conjured fears that all-out sectarian conflict is starting again.
Seven Egyptian soldiers who were kidnapped six days ago in the Sinai Peninsula have been freed, the spokesman for Egypt's armed forces said Wednesday.
Pakistan's former cricket star turned politician Imran Khan has returned home after hospital treatment for injuries suffered in a dramatic fall two weeks ago, he said Wednesday via Twitter.
A right-wing historian and author killed himself inside the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris Tuesday in front of horrified tourists, police said.