As a crowd milled around with downcast eyes outside a coal mine in western Turkey on Wednesday, a miner dashed their hopes that his co-workers still stuck inside would make it out alive.
Divers recovered five more bodies Wednesday from the wreck of the Sewol, the South Korean ferry that sank last month with hundreds of people on board.
The U.N. Security Council has condemned the killing of a French journalist who was reporting from the violence-racked Central African Republic.
Six members of the Ukrainian armed forces were killed on Tuesday in a "terrorist attack," the Ukrainian Defense Ministry said in a statement on its website.
A day after the world had its first apparent glimpse of the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls in a month, the question remains the same: what can be done to free them?
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been sentenced to six years for his conviction on bribery charges.
Christiane Amanpour speaks with Uruguayan President Jose Mojica about his initiative to legalize marijuana markets.
Many North Koreans listen to illegal broadcasts on homemade radios, some are convinced to defect. Paula Hancocks reports.
CNN's Fredrick Pleitgen meets two siblings who refused to leave their home when 1,400 other civilians evacuated Homs.
A joint NASA-University of California Irvine study finds rapidly melting sections of Antarctica.
It has been nearly a week since a truce between the Syrian government and rebel groups took effect in Homs, and as opposition fighters have left the Old Town area of the city, thousands of displaced residents have come back.
Is a sunken shipwreck off Haiti the long lost remains of the Santa Maria, Christopher Columbus' flagship from his first voyage to the Americas?
Saima Mohsin speaks with Thailand's interim Prime Minster about Thailand's political crisis post-Yingluck Shinawatra.
Officials have revealed that two Americans were targeted for kidnapping in Yemen. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.
Human Rights Watch has released a report that strongly suggests the Syrian government used gas in attacks.
Police were searching Tuesday for a gun used in the fatal shooting of a top regional politician, killed in a brazen attack in broad daylight that has shaken Spain.
Can art really get any more expensive? Tonight's auction at Christie's in New York will set the tone
Beijing police have significantly stepped up security measures in China's capital, in what the country's state media described as "an escalation of anti-terror efforts" following a string of attacks.
The judge in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial is expected to be asked to decide Tuesday if the South African track star needs psychiatric evaluation.