Islamist militants killed one Somali lawmaker and wounded another in a drive-by shooting in the capital on Thursday morning, the third assassination of a Parliament member this year, police and a legislator said.
Thirty-two Turkish drivers believed kidnapped by militants in Iraq last month have been released, Turkey's foreign minister said Thursday.
The extremist Sunni militant group that recently declared a caliphate in parts of Syria and Iraq has taken control of a major Syrian oil field from other fighters, a UK-based monitoring group said Thursday.
She has been dreaming about this day for as long as I can remember.
CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports on Hong Kong's iconic neon signage, which could soon be a thing of the past.
Don't call them parlors, they are tattoo art studios and are no longer in decline. CNN's Jim Boulden reports.
The death of a Palestinian teen in Jerusalem has further inflamed tensions in the region. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is denying all allegations of corruption. CNN's Jim Bittermann reports.
Tokyo's science museum has opened an exhibit focusing on the commode, even offering visitors the chance to be flushed.
To liven up London's insurance district, art has been displayed curbside, including a black cube with a loud surprise. CNN's Jim Boulden reports.
Japan said Thursday it plans to lift some sanctions on North Korea after the two countries held talks about Japanese citizens abducted by the North Korean regime decades ago.
Malaysia says it will send back to New Zealand an envoy who used diplomatic immunity to flee a sex charge there, defusing a messy wrangle between the nations.
World powers and Iran resumed talks Thursday in Vienna, Austria, aimed at reaching a permanent deal on the future of Tehran's nuclear program ahead of a looming deadline.
Do not be taken in by the fact that Oscar Pistorius is one of the fastest runners in the world -- remember he is disabled, one of his doctors argued at the sprinter's murder trial Thursday.
Three more officials have been given the chop as part of China's anti-corruption drive. The disgraced politicians are the latest in a string of purges of former aides to Zhou Yongkang, China's retired chief of domestic security, fueling speculation that Zhou will eventually face charges.
The U.S. Embassy in Uganda said that it had been warned of a "specific threat" Thursday evening against Entebbe International Airport in the Ugandan capital, Kampala.
African ministers and health experts are meeting with one thing on their minds: how to stop the biggest ever outbreak of the Ebola virus from extending its deadly reach still further.
Jo Farrell speaks to Kristie Lu Stout about her mission to document China's last surviving women with bound feet.
Oscar Pistorius is depressed, suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, and is a suicide risk, the doctors who spent a month evaluating his mental health concluded.
Nearly 800,000 Hong Kongers have done something China's 1.3 billion people can only dream of: cast a ballot to demand a democratic government.