Iranian President Hassan Rouhani vowed Wednesday that his country will never develop nuclear weapons, telling NBC News that he is open to diplomatically resolving issues surrounding his country's controversial nuclear program.
Nasrin Sotoudeh, a prominent Iranian human rights advocate, was among several prisoners released Wednesday from a Tehran prison where she had been jailed since 2010.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday that he has asked Tokyo Electric Power Co. to decommission two more reactors at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
Russia is willing to participate in the transportation and destruction of Syrian chemical weapons, but only as part of an international coalition, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu told CNN on Thursday.
A double-decker bus and a passenger train collided in Ottawa Wednesday morning, killing six people and injuring at least 30 others, authorities said.
Severe weather was hitting Mexico from nearly all sides Wednesday as Tropical Depression Manuel, the remnants of Tropical Storm Ingrid, and a new area of low pressure threatened most of the country with rain.
Zimbabwe's main opposition on Tuesday boycotted the ceremony for a new parliamentary session, during which President Robert Mugabe appealed to the West to lift sanctions on him and his Zanu PF party leadership.
Egyptian security forces have arrested a Muslim Brotherhood spokesman as they continue to round up high-profile members of the organization.
Introducing the Kenyan contortionist known as the "Snake Man." After growing up on the streets, he is now set to perform on New York's Broadway.
U.N. investigators are planning to return to Syria soon to follow up on several more allegations of chemical weapons use. The news will likely please Russia, which slammed a recent U.N. weapons report as "one-sided."
CCTV footage shows the moment a man accidentally steps into the path of a speeding train ... and survives. No audio.
As international adoption becomes more difficult, a growing number of voices are pushing to reduce restrictions. That's a mistake, critics say.
Nairobi National Park is that rarest of things -- a conservation park located within a city -- and it is now a physical manifestation of the front lines in Kenya's human-wildlife conflict.
A court in eastern China said it will deliver the much anticipated verdict in the corruption trial of fallen high-flying politician Bo Xilai on Sunday.
Germany's voters will cast their ballots this weekend to decide who will lead the country through a challenging time as it grapples with its leading role in the Eurozone crisis.
A mother forced to drown her own baby and a prison camp inmate compelled to eat rodents and lizards just to survive -- these are some of the horrific experiences documented by a United Nations inquiry into human rights violations in North Korea.
A leading opposition figure in Bahrain has been jailed after being charged with "inciting and advocating terrorism," Bahrain's Public Prosecution Office said. Activists in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom, however, insist the charges against Khalil Al Marzooq are politically motivated and accuse the country's leadership of attempting to stifle dissent.
Tanzanian police have arrested 15 suspects following the latest acid attacks on the island of Zanzibar in recent months.
The United States and Brazil jointly agreed on Tuesday to postpone Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's state visit to Washington next month due to controversy over reports the U.S. government was spying on her communications.
This timelapse video shows the full parbuckling salvage operation of the Costa Concordia. (This video has no audio)