A small overcrowded boat sank off the coast of Malaysia early Thursday, a maritime official said. It's the second boat to go down in two days.
CNN's Andrew Stevens revisits Tacloban, Philippines around six months after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the region.
Iraq asks the U.S. for help to fight ISIS , as many fear Baghdad may be their next target. CNN's Nic Roberston reports.
In the areas surrounding the Sri Lankan town of Aluthgama, an idyllic coastal settlement popular with tourists, Muslims and Buddhists have lived side by side peacefully for generations. But a wave of deadly communal violence has changed that.
Drone video shows Tacloban, Philippines in its devastated condition from Typhoon Haiyan in November 2013 and in May 2014.
The World Heritage Committee has given Australia another year to prove it's doing enough to protect the Great Barrier Reef or suffer the humiliation of having it enter the list of sites in danger.
Candidate Abdullah Abdullah on Wednesday demanded an immediate halt to the counting of ballots in Afghanistan's presidential runoff election, alleging widespread fraud.
The doubters have spoken.
Eccentric Chinese tycoon Chen Guangbiao took out a full-page bilingual advertisement in the New York Times, inviting underprivileged Americans to a charity lunch and offering cash handouts.
Spain's Princess Letizia, a former divorced commoner, will become Queen this week. CNN's Al Goodman looks at her life.
Thirty-two of the world's best football teams are now competing for the iconic golden World Cup trophy -- but the planet's most populous nation is not among them.
Paintings in Rio draw attention to Brazil's social hardships. Isa Soares meets one of the country's top mural painters.
The principal of a high school, which lost 244 students and 10 teachers in the deadly Sewol ferry disaster in April, has been removed from his post, according to the local education office.
Ukraine's President on Wednesday announced that he will implement a unilateral cease-fire to ease the crisis in the restive eastern part of the country.
Thai officials reiterated that the government is not cracking down on Cambodian workers in the country, as tens of thousands pour out of the country.
Japan has passed a bill outlawing child pornography, but as CNN's Will Ripley reports there are loopholes.
Iraq's military claimed Wednesday to have driven back militants who stormed the country's main oil refinery in the town of Baiji, the latest front in the battle for control of swaths of Iraq.
A prominent Uyghur scholar labeled a separatist by Chinese authorities may have been tried in secret and may have received a heavy prison sentence, according to his lawyer.
Anderson Cooper explains why he is not rushing to document a nearby bomb blast in Baghdad.