Social problems are now so prevalent in South Korea that, for the first time, an insurance company is set to offer cover for the victims of societal "evils."
Indonesian authorities said Friday that Schapelle Corby, an Australian woman convicted almost nine years ago of drug smuggling, has been granted parole.
They say there are no stupid questions -- or are there?
Could you catch a wild gorilla? What about a person dressed as a gorilla?
It's early in the morning on a sunny mid-January day and Khensani primary school is buzzing once again. Cheers and laughter fill the schoolyard as groups of arriving pupils line up in rows under a big red kiosk. After a long summer break, it's back to school time -- and rules need repeating.
Nadya Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot describes the conditions of the Russian penal colony where she was held prisoner.
Jose Salvador Alvarenga, the mysterious castaway who turned up in the Marshall Islands last week, has been released from a hospital.
Ready or not, Russia kicks off the Opening Ceremony on Friday as the world turns its attention to Sochi for the costliest Olympic Games in history.
Syria's government said on Friday that it will participate in a second round of peace talks in Geneva, the state-run SANA news agency reported.
The Australian navy destroyed nearly 353 kilograms (780 pounds) of heroin Friday, two days after intercepting the drugs on a smuggling vessel off the coast of Tanzania, the Australian Department of Defense said.
It is expected to be a court date like no other, with Spaniards riveted to a financial corruption case that involves members of the royal family.
CNN's Jarrett Bellini and Lisa France really suck at curling. Let's watch and judge them.
The Taliban in Afghanistan has released video of a captive canine they claim is a U.S. military dog.
The U.S. and Russian ambassadors to the United Nations exchanged a flurry of Twitter posts today about the controversial punk rock band Pussy Riot.
The Pentagon says a military dog seized by the Taliban in Afghanistan doesn't belong to U.S. forces, contrary to the Taliban's claim, but rather belongs to an ally force, a U.S. Department of Defense spokesman said Thursday.
Rebels and jihadi fighters in Syria seized control of a major prison in war-torn Aleppo from government forces on Thursday, freeing hundreds of prisoners after months of clashes, human rights groups and activists said.
Channel 4 News reporter Guillermo Galdos tracks down Mexico's "La Tuta," a former school teacher who now runs a cartel.
Not since Mickey Mouse raised the profile of the common house rodent has an animal enjoyed such an extreme makeover, but sharks -- once the subject of guts-and-gore horror classics like Jaws and Deep Blue Sea -- have entered the new millennium as "beautiful creatures."
Rescuers recovered the bodies of eight miners trapped in a South African gold mine after an underground fire this week, the company said Thursday.
More than 1,100 asylum seekers have been rescued off the coast of Italy, the nation's navy said in a statement.