The death toll from the collapse of an eight-story building on the outskirts of the Bangladeshi capital has risen to 160, a police official said Thursday.
Zubeidat Tsarnaev, Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's mother, tells CNN that she thinks the Boston Marathon bombing was staged, and that she originally brought her children to the U.S. to be out of harm's way.
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu checked into a South African hospital Wednesday for treatment of a persistent infection, his foundation announced.
The Italian president asks politician Enrico Letta to form a new government, bringing hope for an end to a stalemate.
Growing up opposite a garbage heap inspired Kenyan artist Cyrus Kabiru to create stunning artworks from waste.
Boston bombing suspects' mom tells CNN's Nick Paton Walsh she does not believe they're involved in the bombings.
Turkey and Israel are discussing a compensation deal for the victims of a 2010 Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound aid ship that left eight Turks and an American dead.
As health authorities in Taiwan confirmed their first human case of bird flu, the World Health Organization warned that the virus is one of the most lethal in recent years. Most infections so far have been found in China.
Two rights groups launched a stinging critique Wednesday on Russia's freedom of expression record, citing a heavy clampdown on critics and activists since Vladimir Putin returned to the presidency.
Is al Qaeda looking to ground transportation as a promising target after the introduction of intense security measures for air travel? And are its supporters able to operate out of Iran without hindrance?
An eight-story building collapsed Wednesday on the outskirts of the Bangladeshi capital, killing more than 70 people, the national news agency reported.
Italian President Giorgio Napolitano has asked center-left politician Enrico Letta to form a new government, the president's spokesman said Wednesday.
Edurne Pasaban is the first woman to climb all 14 mountains over 8,000m. She tells CNN how she overcame the world's highest peaks.
CNN's Anna Coren reports on one North Korean native's decades-long separation from his family.
The UDOO (pronounced "you do") brings together the power of four Raspberry Pi's and the popular micro-controller Arduino to create a highly customizable PC for just $100.
Step right up and prove why you should get a one-way ticket to Mars! Well, wait -- you might want to know a little more about the venture first.
France is set to become the latest nation to legalize same-sex marriage Tuesday, despite vocal opposition from conservatives, when legislation goes before lawmakers in the lower house for a final vote.
Despite the spring sunshine, the start of the London Marathon on Sunday was a somber occasion.
Europe may have hit the political limits of how far it can go with austerity-led economic policies because of the growing opposition in the eurozone's recession-hit periphery, the European Commission's president said on Monday.
Violence erupted in Iraq on Tuesday, with more than 30 slain and dozens injured in an atmosphere beset with political and Sunni-Shiite tensions.