Attempts to purge Muslims from parts of the war-torn Central African Republic have prompted "a Muslim exodus of historic proportions," rights group Amnesty International warned Wednesday.
Peace talks in Geneva show little progress as violence inside Syria claims more lives. Mohammed Jamjoom reports.
A once-celebrated Japanese composer who last week confessed his works were written by a ghostwriter, and subsequently had doubt cast on his claim to be deaf, now admits at least partially faking his hearing loss.
Britain's Prince William called for global action Wednesday to stop the illegal wildlife trade that's devastating populations of some of the world's most magnificent wild animals -- including elephants, rhinos and tigers.
Woman marches solo in a park for an unusual cause, as Ivan Watson reports.
German authorities have indicted 10 people in connection with a stampede at a music festival that killed 21 people in July 2010.
Militants in northwestern Pakistan have killed nine family members of a slain leader of a pro-government militia, including at least two children, police said Wednesday.
A strong earthquake struck the far western Chinese region of Xinjiang on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Sky, a five-year-old Wire Fox Terrier grabbed the "Best in show" title at the 138th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
A military plane crashed Tuesday in the mountains of eastern Algeria, killing at least 99 people, Algerian state radio reported.
Scientists are to sequence the entire genome of Richard III -- the King found buried beneath an English car parking lot like.
If you've packed your warmest hat and coziest jacket for the Winter Olympics, it would be a bit disconcerting to look out your hotel window and see a palm tree, swaying in a gentle spring-like breeze.
U.S. Snowboarder Shaun White placed in fourth in the halfpipe event at the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Monita Rajpal speaks to Gigi Chao, the lesbian woman whose father offered a huge dowry to any man who could marry her.
CNN's Erin McLaughlin reports on the short life and death of a boy whose family had apparent mafia connections.
What do a floating school in Nigeria, Kate Moss's favorite app, and a Lego timetable have in common? They have all been nominated for Designs of the Year, awarded annually by London's Design Museum for the best in architecture, fashion, furniture, and product design. CNN takes you on a tour of highlights of this year's shortlist.
Militants raided an Iraqi military base in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul early Tuesday, killing 14 Iraqi soldiers in a shooting and beheading rampage, Mosul police officials said.
Italian police and the FBI carried out a major anti-mafia raid in New York and several cities in Italy on Tuesday and have arrested suspects on both sides of the Atlantic.
The International Olympic Committee has reinstated India, allowing its athletes to once again compete under their country's flag after a ban of more than a year.
Reverend Jesse Jackson wants to meet face-to-face with North Korea's leader to plead Kenneth Bae's case.