A U.N. convoy carrying food for the people of the old Syrian city of Homs is waiting to be allowed passage, as residents plead for the government to end a siege that's been starving them for nearly 600 days.
Even "the office cat" knew about phone hacking at News of the World, a former journalist at the tabloid insisted in court Wednesday, testifying that his phone hacking skills were the main reason former Editor Andy Coulson hired him.
Two Norwegian lawmakers have jointly nominated National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden for the Nobel Peace Prize, they said Wednesday on their party website.
Three Al Jazeera journalists detained for a month are among 20 people referred to Egypt's criminal court to face trial, Egyptian state media reported Wednesday.
Reporting in China is becoming increasingly difficult and many wonder if it's worth the effort. Kristie Lu Stout reports.
A factory worker is being accused of putting pesticides in frozen foods. CNN's Vladimir Duthiers has the details.
An Australian commission is hearing allegations of the physical and sexual abuse of boys in the care of the Salvation Army over several decades.
The U.N. Security Council voted Tuesday to not only continue its peacekeepers' mission in the tumultuous Central African Republic but to authorize the use of force by European Union troops there, the world body said.
Zhou Xia walks briskly and with a certain purpose.
The lesbian daughter of a Hong Kong tycoon who has offered millions of dollars to any man who can win her heart is asking him to come to terms with her sexuality.
Libya's acting interior minister survived an assassination attempt in Tripoli, state news agency LANA reported Wednesday.
Ukraine's lawmakers are meeting again Wednesday in a special session of Parliament to debate a possible amnesty for protesters arrested during weeks of demonstrations.
Only in the extreme world of big-mountain snowboarding could someone cheat death in an avalanche and realize it had reaffirmed their love of the powder. "Blood was coming out of every hole in my body and I was completely unconscious," says French daredevil Xavier de Le Rue.
Thousands of people in South Korea have begun making money by letting people watch them eat. Robyn Curnow explains why.
As diplomacy with the U.S. takes shape, CNN's Jim Scuitto reports on how economic sanctions affect the people of Iran.
CNN's Becky Anderson speaks to Royal Historian Kate Williams about the Queen's dwindling cash reserves.
The first pause at the Geneva2 talks is as surprising as it is expected.
Missing: One small, round, golden container. Contents: The blood of the late, soon-to-be-canonized Pope John Paul II. If found, please notify Italian police and the church of San Pietro della Ienca.
A U.S. military strike in southern Somalia Sunday was targeting Ahmed Abdi Godane, the leader of Al-Shabaab, the Somali-based group with ties to al Qaeda, according to three US officials.
Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy, appearing before a Cairo court Tuesday to face charges related to a 2011 jailbreak, denounced the process as unfair and unjust.