CNN's Christiane Amanpour speaks with journalist Anthony Loyd, who was kidnapped near Aleppo in May.
Five Russian Sukhoi fighter jets have arrived in Iraq, the first of 25 warplanes expected to be delivered under a contract between Moscow and Baghdad, the Iraqi Ministry of Defense said in a statement.
Kim Jong Un's regime announced plans to indict two Americans currently detained. CNN's Brian Todd has the story.
Along a winding Chinese mountain road dotted with inns and restaurants is Jinan Orphanage, a place of refuge and site for troubled parents to dump unwanted children.
North Korea launched two short-range rockets off the east coast of the Korean peninsula on Wednesday, according to the South Korean Defense Ministry.
More than 500 arrested in the aftermath of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong as Monita Rajpal reports.
At least 15 people were killed Tuesday in a suicide blast in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, which has been bedeviled by the deadly Boko Haram insurgency, a witness and a paramedic said.
A cargo plane crashed into a commercial building shortly after takeoff from an airport in Nairobi, Kenya, early Wednesday, the country's airport authority said.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki declared an amnesty for all Iraqi tribes that fought against the government, except for those involved in the killing of Iraqi forces, in a televised address Wednesday.
India has summoned a senior U.S. diplomat over reports the United States authorized its National Security Agency to spy on the ruling party, the BJP, an official said Wednesday.
When President Xi Jinping arrives in Seoul this week, the Chinese leader will have passed over North Korea in favor of its arch rival.
A body was found in a wooded area in Jerusalem on Wednesday, and Israeli police say they are looking into whether the death was an act of retaliation for the killing of three Israeli teenagers.
A Taliban suicide bomber attacked a bus carrying Afghan military personnel in Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 16 people and wounding 26 others, authorities said.
It's been a little over a year since President Barack Obama accused the Syrian government of crossing a "red line," with the use of poison gas against civilians. This week, the last of the country's declared chemical weapons stockpiles are sailing to their eventual demise.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford returns after taking two months away to attend drug rehab. CNN's Paula Newton reports.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was called in for questioning Tuesday as part of a corruption investigation in connection with an inquiry into alleged abuse of power.
CNN's Jim Sciutto reports that the U.S. may beef-up airport security measures due to advances in al Qaeda technology.
What a week it's been for Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman who initially faced a death sentence after refusing to renounce her faith.
Before you join the masses in the hopes of snapping a geisha on her way to work, it's worth learning a few unwritten rules.