Ukraine opposition leaders have given the government until Thursday to "make a step forward" or faces the consequences after talks failed to resolve a deepening political crisis.
Armed groups take justice into their hands to drive away a violent cartel in Mexico. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
A previously unknown pharoah's tomb was discovered in Egypt by researches with the University of Pennsylvania.
Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has allegedly recorded a message telling militants fighting in Syria to unite.
A 20-year-old woman in India has alleged that she was gang-raped by a group of men this week after the head of a village ordered them to do so, police in West Bengal said on Thursday.
Five police officers were killed and two others were wounded in an attack early Thursday in central Egypt, the country's state news agency said.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif insisted Wednesday that the Obama administration mischaracterizes concessions by his side in the six-month nuclear deal with Iran, telling CNN in an exclusive interview that "we did not agree to dismantle anything."
Russia and the U.S. are investigating whether Doku Umarov will make good on a threat to disrupt the Sochi Olympics.
Israel has arrested an al Qaeda-operated "terror cell" that allegedly concocted several attack plots, including one to bomb the U.S. Embassy, a spokesman from Israel's Prime Minster said on Twitter Wednesday.
Armed confrontations and roadside bombs made for a bloody day in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Wednesday, claiming the lives of at least 16 people -- including militants who died in a battle with the Iraqi army, police in Mosul said.
Mohammad Chaar wasn't looking to become a martyr -- or a victim. Late last month, the 16-year-old student was just hanging out with his friends in downtown Beirut, out of school and having fun. They all took a selfie to mark the moment, and never expected that moment would become so momentous.
A prominent Thai political activist was shot and wounded Wednesday, the day after the national government declared a state of emergency amid violence-plagued protests in Bangkok, a police official said.
Three protesters have died amid ongoing clashes with police over new laws limiting the right to protest in Ukraine, according to the protest movement's volunteer medical service and Interior Ministry.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford appears incoherent in a new video where he rants about the city's chief of police.
Chinese authorities have come down hard on international media covering the trail of a human rights lawyer in Beijing.
Hungarian athletes and nationals have been warned of a terror threat during the Sochi Winter Olympics in an e-mail sent to the country's National Olympic Committee.
Known for its diverse geography and culture, Cameroon could be on the dawn of becoming known for tourism.
The aim is ambitious, but the expectations are low.
Speed skater flips the bird- two of 'em - after losing. CNN's Jeanne Moos points the finger.
Violence continues in Kiev after a controversial law was passed curbing people's right to protest. Diana Magnay reports