A collection of some of Syria's most powerful rebel brigades have rejected a Western-backed opposition group that announced the creation of an interim government in exile this month.
CNN's Zain Verjee reports on the latest developments as the siege of a Nairobi mall comes to an end.
Judges in the trial of the captain of the wrecked cruise liner Costa Concordia agreed Wednesday to his request for a new examination of the ship, Costa Cruises spokesman Davide Barbano told CNN from inside the court.
Pandas on display at China's Chengdu Panda Base
The Pink Star diamond is expected to go for more than $60 million, the highest price in history for any diamond ever purchased, auctioneer Sotheby's says.
A Beijing man who snatched a baby from a pram and hurled it to its death in an argument over a parking space was Wednesday sentenced to death by a Beijing court, according to court documents.
An Irish woman accused with a Scottish woman of trying to smuggle 25 pounds of cocaine from Peru back to Europe has admitted to the charges, her lawyer said Wednesday.
Specially trained sniffer dogs are using their amazing sense of smell to combat poaching.
U.N. inspectors returned to Syria on Wednesday to look into at least a half-dozen claims of chemical weapons use -- some allegedly by the regime, others allegedly by rebels.
An earthquake in Pakistan, powerful enough to prompt the appearance of a small island off the coast, has killed more than 250 people, Pakistani officials said.
Some answers may be revealed in blood-stained halls or deep in the rubble of Nairobi, Kenya's Westgate Mall. Others may never be known.
A ring once owned by the 19th century novelist Jane Austen is to remain in Britain after a museum successfully raised funds to buy it from American singer Kelly Clarkson.
The opulent Westgate Mall has proudly stood for six years in Kenya's capital, but Saturday's deadly terrorist attack has changed the way people view the five-story shopping complex.
A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck southern Pakistan on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Officials in Venezuela say a record breaking drug bust may have been an inside job. CNN's Rafael Romo has more.
Heavy monsoon rains have left at least 19 people dead, most of them children, in the northern Philippines, state media reported.
A veteran Spanish war correspondent has been kidnapped by insurgents in Syria, his newspaper reported Tuesday.
Thousands of apparel workers clashed with police in Bangladesh, demanding higher pay on Monday, police and officials said.
All Saints Church was designed to look like a mosque -- to symbolize unity amidst a community of many religions. Completed in 1883, it was built within the old walled city of Peshawar during a century of relative peace and harmony.
Sounds of heavy gunfire erupted from Nairobi's Westgate mall Tuesday, even as authorities said for the second day that they had the building under their control.