The struggle between communism and capitalism defined the second half of the 20th Century. The Cold War pitted east against west, pushing the world to the brink of nuclear war.
Every year, beginning in April, Rwanda's government urges its citizens to "Kwibuka" -- the Rwandan word for "remember." To remember the hundreds of thousands of lives lost during the country's 1994 genocide.
He has been in a medically induced coma for over three months, but former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher has shown "moments of consciousness and awakening," his agent said Friday.
Oscar Pistorius killed Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year. Of that, there is no doubt.
A court in Turkey's capital, Ankara, lifted a ban on the YouTube video sharing website Friday, the semiofficial Anadolu news agency reported.
Two journalists working for the Associated Press have been shot in Afghanistan, one fatally, the news agency said. The women were with election workers in Khost province, protected by soldiers and police, the agency said.
China has one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Its rapid industrial progress, growing military strength, large population and steadily increasing international influence, are all clear signs that China will have a secure place among the super powers in the near future.
The killings of protesters in the Ukrainian capital during anti-government demonstrations in February took place under the order of ousted President Viktor Yanukovich, a report said on Thursday.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Thursday described the search for Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 as "the most difficult in human history" and warned there was no guarantee the missing plane would be found.
What you need to know about the most powerful earthquakes recorded.
French telecom company Orange is investigating a rash of staff suicides, a majority of which have been linked to work.
Indonesian officials are racing against the clock to save an Indonesian woman on death row in Saudi Arabia from being executed this weekend.
Nick Glass meets Formula One engineer David Barford who has developed a unique pedal plane called Betterfly.
Iraqi security forces on Thursday thwarted an al Qaeda splinter group's attack on a military base in central Iraq, killing 40 gunmen, Iraq's interior ministry said.
Can music heal the rift of revolution and conflict in Egypt? CNN's Reza Sayah meets the Egyptian band trying.
Police say a woman is presumed "taken" by a large shark while swimming. Australia's Seven Network has more.
Ellen Brennan is the only female competitor in the World Wingsuit League.
The number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon has passed 1 million, the United Nations' refugee agency said Thursday, making up almost a quarter of the country's resident population.
A shadowy extremist group calling itself Soldiers of Egypt, or Agnad Masr, claimed responsibility Thursday for three blasts outside Cairo University that killed an Egyptian police brigadier general and injured five others.