Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is withdrawing from a re-election bid in the upcoming mayoral race, according to CNN news partner CBC. The controversial mayor was hospitalized this week after the discovery of an abdominal tumor.
Pakistani security forces arrested 10 people in the attempt to kill teen activist Malala Yousafzai, the army said Friday.
Australia has raised its terror alert level to "high" for the first time since the national alert system was introduced in 2003.
The number of new Ebola cases is growing faster than the ability of health officials to handle them, the head of the World Health Organization says.
With Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide, we take a look back at his girlfriend, South African model Reeva Steenkamp.
A judge has found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, the South African term for unintentionally -- but unlawfully -- killing a person. It's akin to negligent killing.
Northern Ireland's former first minister and former Democratic Unionist Party leader Ian Paisley has died, his wife, Eileen, said in a statement Friday.
Lava flows from a fissure in the ground of the Bardarbunga volcano in Iceland. Take a look at the dramatic video.
Inside a dilapidated warehouse, underneath scattered clothes hanging from rusty pipes, a young black man is down on his knees. His feet are naked, his trousers rolled up to his knees as he beats his sodden shirt against the ground to remove the dirt from it. Near him, a cluster of men cut desolate figures -- some of them crouching down to wash their worn-out clothes, some standing, naked, trying to clean up their work-wasted bodies.
Just 18 years old, teenager Hamad al-Tamimi says he was a religious studies student in Riyadh before jihadists influenced and recruited him online.
Four people went on trial Friday accused of plotting a knife attack that killed around 30 people at a railway station in the southern Chinese city of Kunming.
A political scandal featuring a hacker, a blogger, the Prime Minister and tech entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has erupted ahead of the forthcoming New Zealand elections.
When a flight of military helicopters descended into a field in the small village of Gruta, Poland, on Tuesday, residents had reason to be alarmed.
Crossing borders as a transgender woman is always a challenge. There are many reasons immigration authorities reject you, but sometimes it's simply because they don't seem to understand who we are.
Afghanistan has been thrown into political turmoil after a months-long dispute between two presidential candidates prevented a successor to outgoing President Hamid Karzai being named.
It's been a bad year for the African rhino, particularly for those that call South Africa home.
The whisky glows like a candle in the bottom of the glass. Its aroma is rich, deep, musky, inviting. But dare I take a sip?