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.
Neglected by humans for almost two decades, New World Mall in Bangkok has attracted a slightly different clientele. Happily swimming among dilapidated storefronts and waterlogged escalators, koi and tilapia feast on fish food sold by enterprising locals and thrown by tourists who continue to descend on the surreal scene.
Islamist militants killed one Somali lawmaker and wounded another in a drive-by shooting in the capital on Thursday morning, the third assassination of a Parliament member this year, police and a legislator said.
Thirty-two Turkish drivers believed kidnapped by militants in Iraq last month have been released, Turkey's foreign minister said Thursday.
The extremist Sunni militant group that recently declared a caliphate in parts of Syria and Iraq has taken control of a major Syrian oil field from other fighters, a UK-based monitoring group said Thursday.
She has been dreaming about this day for as long as I can remember.
CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports on Hong Kong's iconic neon signage, which could soon be a thing of the past.
Don't call them parlors, they are tattoo art studios and are no longer in decline. CNN's Jim Boulden reports.
The death of a Palestinian teen in Jerusalem has further inflamed tensions in the region. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is denying all allegations of corruption. CNN's Jim Bittermann reports.
Tokyo's science museum has opened an exhibit focusing on the commode, even offering visitors the chance to be flushed.
To liven up London's insurance district, art has been displayed curbside, including a black cube with a loud surprise. CNN's Jim Boulden reports.
Japan said Thursday it plans to lift some sanctions on North Korea after the two countries held talks about Japanese citizens abducted by the North Korean regime decades ago.
Malaysia says it will send back to New Zealand an envoy who used diplomatic immunity to flee a sex charge there, defusing a messy wrangle between the nations.
World powers and Iran resumed talks Thursday in Vienna, Austria, aimed at reaching a permanent deal on the future of Tehran's nuclear program ahead of a looming deadline.
Do not be taken in by the fact that Oscar Pistorius is one of the fastest runners in the world -- remember he is disabled, one of his doctors argued at the sprinter's murder trial Thursday.
Three more officials have been given the chop as part of China's anti-corruption drive. The disgraced politicians are the latest in a string of purges of former aides to Zhou Yongkang, China's retired chief of domestic security, fueling speculation that Zhou will eventually face charges.