India has launched a rocket it hopes will allow it to join an elite group of space explorers to Mars.
Police in New Zealand say they're powerless to arrest two boys who've caused outrage with online boasts about raping underage girls too drunk to fight back.
Nobel Peace laureate Tawakkol Karman has decided that the best use of her half million dollars in prize money is to give it all away.
Al Qaeda has swept to power across large swathes of Syria's rebel-held north, according to a CNN survey of towns, activists and analysts that reveals an alarming increase in the group's control in just the past month.
Students at De Montfort University have created a 3-D animation of the British capital before the Great Fire.
A daughter defends her mother, who is accused of forcing her children into prostitution. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
A Man who hijacked a plane to Cuba almost 30 years ago wants to return to the U.S. CNN's Patrick Oppmann reports
The Pakistani government is under pressure to block NATO supply routes to Afghanistan this month if the United States continues its campaign of drone strikes in northwestern Pakistan.
The bodies of two French journalists, who were killed in Mali, arrived in France Tuesday, Radio France International reported.
A stampede during an All Souls Day celebration killed at least 20 and injured dozens more. CNN's Jonathan Mann has more.
Fourteen panda cubs celebrate their 100-day birthday in China's Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Base with a nap.
Al Qaeda-linked group ISIS gains strength in northern Syria, right on NATO's border. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reports.
A cache of 1,500 works of art -- including masterpieces by Picasso, Matisse and Chagall -- confiscated by the Nazis and missing for more than 70 years has been found in Germany, according to German media reports.
It's an odd experience flying in to Hatay, southern Turkey, on the border with Syria and its nasty and seemingly infinite war these days: there is a truly international flavor to the passenger manifests.
Libyan lawmakers summoned top government and security officials to appear before the General National Congress on Monday to discuss the deteriorating security situation in the eastern city of Benghazi.
Four top environmental scientists raised the stakes Sunday in their fight to reverse climate change and save the planet.
CNN's Nic Robertson investigates the power of African terror leader Ikrima, whom U.S. failed to capture in daring raid.
Family captures the sight of a fireball exploding in front of their home in Canada.
To those influencing environmental policy but opposed to nuclear power: