The week in 33 photos
In Nepal, an aging population combined with poor diets and no health insurance system means increased organ disease. The one in highest demand? The kidney. And black market traffickers will do anything to get them.
The World Health Organization says "drastic action is needed" to stop the deadly Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. It has sent teams of experts to help locals deal with the epidemic and WHO plans to meet next week to discuss how to contain it.
A Sudanese Christian woman who initially faced a death sentence after refusing to renounce her faith is now at the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum with her family, her husband told CNN on Friday.
A Sudanese Christian woman, who had been sentenced to die for refusing to renounce her faith, and her husband were released from custody late Thursday, the two told CNN.
New Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told CNN's Christiane Amanpour in an exclusive interview Thursday that negotiations with Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine would continue Friday, when he will sign a cooperation agreement with the European Union that sparked the crisis in his country.
Luis Suarez has been banned for nine international matches and suspended for four months from any football activity by FIFA.
DJ and TV host Jimmy Savile was a larger-than-life personality. And a report released Thursday confirms he was also an extravagant sexual predator, using his access to hospitals as a volunteer porter and fundraiser to abuse victims aged from 5 to 75.
Jimmy Savile was once one of the most beloved people in Britain, a radio DJ and television star with big hair, a big cigar and an even bigger attitude.
She stands tall, two makeshift wooden crutches propping up her one-legged body in the same fields that took so much from her. She stares into the sun with a stern face, hardened by years of loss.
As Sunni extremist militants and the Iraqi military battle for control, the nation's vice president has issued a decree calling for parliament to meet Tuesday to start the process of creating a new government.
A zoo in Switzerland is the latest to be embroiled in controversy, after it not only killed a healthy bear cub but will now stuff and display it to teach children that "nature can be cruel."
A shopper in Northern Ireland may have gotten more than she bargained for when she reportedly discovered a chilling note stuffed in a pair of pants she purchased from European retailer, Primark.
Pakistan's much-awaited military offensive in North Waziristan was launched more than a week ago, and followed an attack on Karachi airport that left at least 36 people dead.
Thomas Schlich says the mutilation -- and survival -- of soldiers in WWI led to major gains in the technology of prosthetic limbs, producing the forerunners of our modern prosthetic designs.
A Jordanian court Thursday acquitted radical cleric Abu Qatada of charges of conspiracy to bomb an American school in the late 1990s, state media reported.
The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is moving to an area farther south in the southern Indian Ocean, Australian Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss said Thursday.
Refurbishing an empty palace for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge cost British taxpayers $7.6M.
An explosion rocked a parking lot at a crowded plaza in Nigeria's capital Wednesday afternoon, killing 21 people and injuring 17 others, a spokesman for Nigeria's relief agency said.
The jury in the phone hacking trial of former newspaper editor and ex-Downing Street communications chief Andy Coulson has been discharged after it could not reach a verdict on the final charges in the case, a court official said Wednesday.