A small aircraft crashed in the mountains of western Nepal, killing all 18 people on board, authorities said.
Japan was hit by record snowfall again this weekend as several prefectures in the eastern part of the country reported deaths as well as severe transport delays and disruptions.
Russian authorities have arrested a prominent community leader from the country's Circassian ethnic minority. The arrest took place on Friday night in the same province where the Winter Olympics are currently being held.
A bus carrying schoolchildren on a study trip skidded off a road and into a canal in southwestern Bangladesh on Saturday, killing at least seven children and injuring dozens more, a police chief said.
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Eleven workers were rescued in South Africa after becoming trapped inside an illegal gold mine near Johannesburg.
Uganda's president Saturday vowed to sign sweeping anti-gay legislation, citing what he said were scientific, not political, considerations for a controversial measure in a country that already criminalizes homosexuality.
Eleven "terrorists" were killed -- eight by police, and three by their own suicide bomb -- in a terrorist attack Friday in northwest China's restive Xinjiang region, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
Young Venezuelans unhappy with the ravaged economy, shortages and rising crime clashed again Friday with security forces who fired tear gas and water cannons.
CNN gets access to the last photos of Oscar Pistorius and his girlfriend before her tragic death. Robyn Curnow reports.
Pope Francis breaks protocol and celebrates Valentine's Day at the Vatican with young engaged couples.
An online game of "drink and dare" called "Neknominate" is fueling a deadly, worldwide craze. CNN's Isa Soares reports.
The photos of Oscar Pistorius and girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp appear to show a young couple in love.
A day after political violence in Venezuela left three dead on the streets of Caracas, authorities issued an arrest warrant for an opposition leader on charges including conspiracy and murder in connection with the clashes, an official with Venezuela's justice ministry said Thursday.
In stark contrast to the bellicose gesturing that has haunted relations in the recent past, North and South Korea took conciliatory steps in each other's direction Friday.
The European Union committed Friday to sending 500 troops to the tumultuous Central African Republic -- a number that the coalition is "looking" to double, according to its foreign policy chief.
Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta resigned Friday after less than a year in office, according to a statement released by the Italian presidential palace.
Christiane Amanpour speaks to UK Foreign Secretary William Hague about violence in Sryia and the possibility of peace.
A volcanic eruption in Indonesia has killed at least three people and forced tens of thousands to flee.
Valentine's Day is becoming increasingly more popular in Iran, a country that once denounced it.