Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has made a renewed call for Buddhists in Myanmar and Sri Lanka to cease violence towards the countries' Muslim minorities, in an address delivered on his 79th birthday.
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A large, powerful typhoon is growing in force as it barrels toward the Japanese island of Okinawa.
Eleven people died and one, somehow, survived when a small aircraft belonging to a private parachute school crashed Saturday in Poland, state news reported.
Children's entertainer Rolf Harris was sentenced Friday to five years and nine months in prison for a string of indecent assaults against women and girls.
A woman stabbed and killed a kindergarten teacher in her classroom as students watched in southwestern France Friday morning -- the last day of school before summer break -- the French education minister said.
A defiant Nuri al-Maliki announced Friday that he would not withdraw his name as a candidate for prime minister, a statement that came hours after a leading lawmaker alleged he had agreed not to put his name forward to make it easier to pick a new leader
Caught between Syria's civil war and the burgeoning instability in Iraq, Jordanian farmers are suffering. CNN's John Defterios reports.
Italian police have released video showing the underwater exterior and interior of the wrecked cruise ship Costa Concordia.
The death toll from last week's building collapse in southern India has risen to 61, area administrator K. Baskaran said Friday.
David McKenzie reports on China and South Korea trying to reach a trade deal and whether it's a snub towards North Korea.
Patricia Wu takes a look at the two Presidential candidates at the heart of a critical election in Indonesia.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday he hoped for better ties with the United States in a July Fourth message to his U.S. counterpart, President Barack Obama.
Authorities have imposed a curfew in Mandalay, Myanmar's second city, following nights of deadly communal violence between Buddhists and Muslims.
Former tabloid editor and ex-Downing Street communications chief Andy Coulson was sentenced Friday in London to 18 months in prison for phone hacking offenses.
Japan on Friday eased several of its sanctions on North Korea after the two countries made progress this week in talks about Japanese citizens kidnapped by the North Korean regime during the Cold War.
The funeral of a Palestinian teenager abducted and killed in Jerusalem this week is taking place Friday amid high tensions between Israelis and Palestinians.
Video of a Japanese politician's tearful apology has gone viral. Jonathan Mann looks at why many of our world leaders cry.
Reports say at least one person is dead in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, after an overpass collapsed. Shasta Darlington reports.