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.
A suspected bomb was found Thursday afternoon at a construction site on Hong Kong Island, prompting evacuations in the area, including at hospitals and hotels, police said.
From concerns over security to outrage over reports that stray dogs are being poisoned, Sochi has been rocked by a series of unflattering headlines. Is it really ready to host the Winter Olympics?
Israel approved construction permits for more than 550 settlement units in East Jerusalem, officials said, escalating tensions with Palestinians amid negotiations.
After showing signs of improvement, Jose Salvador Alvarenga's health has deteriorated on the Marshall Islands, a Mexican official said.
Deaf Japanese composer Mamoru Samuragoch has admitted hiring another musician to write one of "his" most famous compositions.
The U.N. says as many as 140 million women have been forced to undergo genital mutilation. CNN's Saima Mohsin reports.
North Korea says it may back out of the family reunions it agreed to hold with South Korea if the latter continues with the annual drills it holds with the United States.
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In an unprecedented report, a United Nations committee slammed the Vatican's handling of child sexual abuse within the Catholic Church and accused the church of protecting itself rather than the victims.
Patricia Wu speaks to the American Cancer Society's Dr. Otis W. Brawley about why cancer rates are predicted to rise.
With two days to go before the Winter Olympics open in the Russian city of Sochi, more than half of Americans think a terrorist attack on the Games is likely, a poll shows.
First there was the blast, and then as sight as surreal as it was ghastly. Dozens of children, naked bar their underwear, running barefoot into the village, peppered with blood, screaming.