A controversial bill that would extend the right to request euthanasia to children suffering terminal illnesses and adults with dementia cleared a vote in a Belgian Senate committee Wednesday.
The Italian Senate voted Wednesday to expel former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi from parliament after his conviction for tax fraud. The vote was 192 to 113, with two abstentions.
A falling crane struck a stadium under construction in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Wednesday, killing three people, CNN affiliate Globo TV reported, citing the local fire department.
President Karzai delayed signing the deal that would allow troops to remain in Afghanistan. Nick Paton Walsh reports.
Tensions are running high in the skies between China and Japan -- and the United States is refusing to stay on the sidelines.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have reached an agreement with the German center-left Social Democratic Party (SPD) to form a "grand coalition" government, officials said Wednesday.
Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis is resigning in the wake of a deadly supermarket roof collapse, his spokesman said Wednesday.
Authorities in Russia detained 14 suspected radical Islamists in Moscow overnight and seized explosive devices and weapons, the Interior Ministry said Wednesday.
(CNN) -- Militants shot dead six aid workers in Afghanistan on Wednesday, a provincial government spokesman said.
Thousands of anti-government demonstrators aimed to keep up pressure on the Thai government on Wednesday by surrounding more official buildings amid the highest tensions the country has seen since deadly unrest three years ago.
Already difficult, traveling to Cuba from the United States may soon be getting a lot harder.
Mexican authorities set free a former teen cartel hit man on Tuesday and sent him back to the United States.
When was Buddha born? An ancient shrine in Nepal sheds light on religion's roots.
Pope Francis calls for renewal, major changes in the Roman Catholic Church -- from the top down.
Amanda Knox should receive a 30-year sentence for the 2007 killing of British exchange student Meredith Kercher, an Italian prosecutor said at her retrial Tuesday.
Additional polio cases have been confirmed in two new areas in Syria: near the capital of Damascus and in northern Aleppo, near Turkey, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.
China is launching its first lunar probe in early December, state-run Xinhua news agency reported Tuesday, just over a decade after the country first sent an astronaut into space.
Fifty years ago this month, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy numbed the world.
Are things looking a little wavy to you?
A white diamond the size of a small egg has sold for $30.6 million at an auction in Hong Kong, smashing the world record for a jewel of its kind.