Australia has extradited a man from Germany to face charges of people smuggling, after a three-and-a-half year manhunt by federal police and Interpol.
Kenyan forces shot dead five people allegedly involved in an attack this week that turned a World Cup viewing party into a bloodbath.
At least 11 people have died in the biggest Bulgarian coastal city, Varna, as a result of massive flash flooding and mudslides, the interior ministry said.
Ukrainian forces have completed an operation to close off the country's eastern border with Russia, Speaker Oleksandr Turchynov told Ukraine's Parliament on Friday.
Outrage is growing in Japan after lawmakers hurled sexist comments at an assemblywoman giving a speech this week about the need for more services for women.
More than a million Iraqis have been forced from their homes by conflict this year, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday -- a number only likely to rise as Islamist militants and Iraqi security forces battle for control.
The high price tag to build stadiums in Brazil has it detractors and supporters alike. CNN's Shasta Darlington reports.
52-year-old Johann Westhauser has been rescued from 1000 meters below the Bavarian Alps. CNN's Diana Magnay reports.
Uganda's government institutions will lose U.S. funding as punishment for a law signed earlier this year by President Yoweri Museveni that makes some homosexual acts punishable by life in prison.
The rapid sweep of Islamic militants from Syria into northern Iraq has sent the Middle East into crisis, caused alarm in capitals from Tehran to Washington and forced about half a million people to flee their homes.
If Stonehenge is anything to go by, summer celebrations have a millennia-old history. While the ancient druids may have commemorated the fertility of the season, many of us are just happy to get outdoors.
Six suspected militants were killed in a drone strike in Miranshah Tehsil in North Waziristan, Pakistan, local tribesmen and Pakistani intelligence sources not authorized to speak to media told CNN on Wednesday.
Why is this girl screaming? CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on the VW that gatecrashed a racetrack.
A rare white whale named "Migaloo" was spotted Tuesday swimming off the coast of Australia.
Authorities in France are outraged after a Roma teenager was viciously beaten. CNN's Jim Bittermann reports.
NATO has seen a "new Russian military buildup" near the border with Ukraine, NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Thursday, a development that may alarm Kiev and the West.
"Thar he blows!" In a scene straight out of Moby Dick, a rare white whale is back and putting on a show for his fans off the eastern coast of Australia this week.
They came in their thousands. Old women in chador, zealous young men, in battered minibuses and family cars: Shia from Iran on a pilgrimage to the Askari mosque in Samarra, a city some 80 miles north of Baghdad.
Flanked by his family and before Spain's Parliament, Felipe VI was formally proclaimed the new King of Spain Thursday, following the abdication of his father, Juan Carlos.
The aliens have landed -- and they look rather fabulous.