As CEO of a cosmetic empire in Ghana, Grace Amey-Obeng has been on a 25-year mission to enhance natural beauty and halt the rise of skin bleaching attitudes in her homeland.
Hundreds of residents of an area contaminated by a catastrophic reactor meltdown at a nuclear plant in northeastern Japan have been allowed to return home three years after the disaster.
Potentially easing a diplomatic standoff with the West, Russian President Vladimir Putin told Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday that he'd ordered a partial withdrawal of Russian troops from his country's border area with Ukraine, Merkel's office said.
CNN's Karl Penhaul speaks to a Ukrainian priest who is calling on his flock to fight the Russians.
A day after raising the possibility of further nuclear tests, North Korea has engaged in provocative live-fire exercises near the South Korean maritime border, leading to an exchange of fire between the two neighbors.
An Israeli judge on Monday convicted former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert of taking bribes from a developer while mayor of Jerusalem.
Few would say Cuba is an easy place to do business, but a new law aimed at bringing pep to an anemic economy may lure more foreign investors.
Australian search crew are back to square one after objects spotted turned out to be fishing equipment and dead jellyfish.
Health officials are scrambling to contain an outbreak of Ebola that has spread to Conakry, Guinea.
Your forecast for the next century: Hotter, drier and hungrier, and the chance to turn down the thermostat is slipping away.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is traveling to Israel on Monday as part of the latest efforts to forge a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said.
The International Court of Justice ruled Monday that Japan can no longer continue its annual whale hunt, rejecting the country's argument that it was for scientific purposes.
A Special Court in Pakistan has charged former military ruler Pervez Musharraf with high treason -- a crime that carries the death penalty or life imprisonment.
Hours before meeting his U.S. counterpart on Sunday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov called on Western powers to back a proposal for a "federal" structure in Ukraine.
Egypt's presidential elections will take place on May 26 and 27, Egyptian media reported Sunday, citing an announcement by the country's Presidential Elections Commission.
Local elections in Turkey on Sunday are seen as an indication of how recent controversies and corruption probes are affecting support for Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and his ruling party.
As the search for the missing jetliner resumed, dozens of Chinese relatives of those aboard flight MH370 arrived in Malaysia on Sunday to demand answers.
North Korea said Sunday it "would not rule out" a new nuclear test as it defended its recent mid-range missile launch that triggered international condemnation.
Libyan state television has aired a video of Moammar Gadhafi's son Saadi in which he apologized to the nation from prison.