Accra, March 6 1957. Tens of thousands of rejoicing people flood the streets of the city center. Shouts of "freedom, freedom" fill the air as men, women and children sing and dance, celebrating the birth of a new state and the beginning of a new era: an independent Ghana.
Nazim Khan scans the vast fields before him, thick with sugarcane stalks that stand taller than his 6-foot-frame. Somewhere out there is a man-eating tiger on the prowl.
The container ship Maersk Alabama has seen a lot of drama.
CNN's Christiane Amanpour speaks with Venezuelan Opposition lawmaker Maria Corina Machado.
It's a life experience nobody would want to endure -- attending your child's funeral.
CNN's Phil Black speaks with a man who strikes a chord with Ukraine's protest movement.
"We are innocent." For six years, that has been the cry that has united Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend, as they have faced trials in the murder of Knox's former roommate Meredith Kercher.
Iran's leaders are encouraging Iranians to have more babies. CNN's Reza Sayah looks at why.
We're not bluffing, the Obama administration told Afghanistan on Tuesday in announcing for the first time it has started planning for the possible withdrawal of all U.S. troops by the end of the year if no security agreement is signed.
Two men convicted of murdering British soldier Lee Rigby in broad daylight in London last year are due to be sentenced Wednesday.
Red banners flapped in the breeze of a packed Istanbul street Wednesday, where demonstrators gathered to listen to opposition members lambast Turkey's Prime Minister for a second day.
Give an astronaut on the International Space Station a digital camera and you're bound to end up with some astounding images -- especially if they're flying above North Korea.
A riot police force used against anti-government protesters in Ukraine has been disbanded, the country's acting Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said Wednesday.
With the World Cup less than four months away, residents in many of the once infamous favelas are opening their doors to tourists, renting beds, rooms or even entire houses to visiting fans at bargain prices.
CNN's Richard Quest speaks to Virgin's Richard Branson about his decision to boycott Uganda over their anti-gay law.
A South Korean-flagged fishing vessel has become stranded in Antarctic waters with about 90 crew members on board, the Chilean Navy said.
Pakistan's army continued airstrikes Tuesday against alleged terrorist hideouts in the country's north, a week after the government announced peace talks with the Pakistani Taliban had broken down.
A leopard on the loose has sparked a panic in Meerut, India. CNN's Sumnima Udas reports.
The head of an al Qaeda-inspired militia fighting in Syria is giving a radical splinter group five days to end infighting and accept arbitration from Sunni clerics or face expulsion from the region, according to an audio message posted online Tuesday.
The Oscar-nominated film "Gravity" traces the harrowing tale of astronaut Ryan Stone after a mission goes horribly wrong. She's lost in space and struggles to try to make her way back to Earth.