The Dutch PM has called on the president of Ukraine to "please stop the fighting." CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
Palm weevils. To look at, these tiny bugs are relatively unassuming, perhaps even slightly creepy to the insect-adverse. To Mohammed Ashour, however, they are the solution to many of the ills facing the developing world. The humble palm weevil could potentially eradicate world hunger and malnutrition, it could lift whole communities out of poverty, and bring down global C02 levels. For a creature measuring just a few inches in length, that's a lot of power.
After months of intense political rumors, China's ruling Communist Party announced Tuesday an official probe into a retired senior leader for suspected "serious disciplinary violation."
Man has been mapping the moon for hundreds of years. Here are some of the most eye-catching creations.
CNN gets an exclusive look inside a Hamas tunnel which Israel says is used to smuggle weapons and launch attacks.
The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history continues to plague West Africa as leaders scramble to stop the virus from spreading.
In some of the most gruesome images yet to emerge from the latest mass violence in Syria, videos show militants raising their victims' severed heads on poles.
Dave Hally took one last photo of his wife and 4-year-old daughter before takeoff for their dream vacation aboard MH17. Erin Mclaughlin reports.
Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram Islamists on Sunday abducted the wife of the Cameroonian deputy prime minister in a dawn attack on his home village of Kolofata, north of the area where they also kidnapped a local chief and his family, residents and security sources said.
Lines of police surrounded a courthouse as student survivors of the Sewol ferry disaster gave evidence in their hometown of Ansan, South Korea, on Monday.
100 years ago, Austria-Hungry declared war on Serbia leading to the first World War. CNN's Max Foster has more.
McDonald's restaurants in some of China's biggest cities are running out of beef and chicken products due to a recall.
Hear the testy exchange between a Delta pilot and an air traffic controller. CNN's Michaela Pereira has more.
A 16-year-old Japanese girl has been arrested in Sasebo, Nagasaki prefecture, on suspicion of murdering a fellow student. Police confirmed that the alleged attacker also dismembered her victim's body.
Uncertainty hangs over an international effort to retrieve human remains from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 as fighting rages in eastern Ukraine.
"Bridges to nowhere" to some, architectural icons and centers of entertainment for others; these jetties are worth visiting.
With more than 1,000 people killed in the Israel-Hamas conflict, the U.N. Security Council held an emergency midnight meeting in New York early Monday and announced "strong support ... for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in Gaza.
A retired Venezuelan military general wanted in the United States for alleged drug-trafficking ties was arrested in Aruba in a case that could further strain U.S.-Venezuela relations.
A suicide bomber in Nigeria killed at least five people on Sunday in an attack on a church in the city of Kano, a local resident told CNN. There was no immediate claim of responsibility.