U.N. inspectors in Syria face a race against time to get to the site of an alleged chemical weapons attack to gather vital evidence, but the big question Friday is whether red tape will prevent that.
A clandestine mass grave found near Mexico City may hold the answer to what befell 12 youths who were kidnapped from a bar in the capital back in May.
Two powerful explosions that appeared to target mosques ripped through neighborhoods in the northern Lebanon city of Tripoli Friday, killing at least 13 people and wounding 80 others, state media reported.
Fallen Chinese Communist Party heavyweight Bo Xilai kept up his vigorous defense against corruption charges Friday in China's most politically sensitive trial in decades.
Every Sunday John Walker had a date to call his wife and young daughters in Minnesota. It was 1985, so he would ring from the landline in his apartment in Guadalajara, Mexico. The journalist had temporarily moved there hoping that it would inspire him to accomplish a lifelong goal: write an epic murder mystery.
The time is nearing for a potentially definitive U.S. response to alleged Syrian government atrocities and an increasingly violent military crackdown in Egypt, President Barack Obama said in an exclusive interview broadcast Friday on CNN's "New Day."
Police have arrested one man and identified others in the alleged gang rape of a 23-year-old photographer in Mumbai, police said Friday. It's the latest sexual-assault report to make headlines in the South Asian nation.
Peter Bergen says Christians are facing harassment and violence as the region becomes less hospitable to non-Muslims
The remains of a swan have been found barbecued near Queen Elizabeth II's castle in Windsor, police said.
Sunbathers and sandcastle builders are surprised when a military hovercraft lands at a holiday resort in Russia.
Sandra Avila Beltran, known as the "Queen of the Pacific" for alleged drug dealings, was deported Tuesday from the United States to Mexico, where she will face money-laundering charges, the third set of criminal accusations against her.
Egypt's interim military government extended its crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood on Thursday, arresting the group's spokesman, state-run television al-Masriya reported.
It's been 19 months since the Costa Concordia, one of the largest cruise liners ever built, ran aground off the west coast of Italy, killing 32 passengers and capsizing after granite rock tore a 50-meter hole in the ship's hull.
Two Iranians were convicted in a Bangkok court Thursday over a botched bomb plot last year that resulted in one losing both of his legs as he hurled an explosive device while trying to escape arrest.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will be sworn in for another term Thursday following disputed elections.
Eighteen people were killed and 43 seriously injured after the bus they were traveling in plunged into a ravine in a mountainous area south of the Indonesian capital, authorities said.
There was some sort of ghastly event in the suburbs of Damascus: videos, photos and medical testimony attest to that. But there are as many questions as there are answers.
Bo Xilai, the former high-flying Chinese politician whose dramatic fall from grace shook the ruling Communist Party, made a defiant court appearance Thursday, disputing several of the accusations against him at his trial in eastern China.
Canadian authorities are considering criminal charges -- albeit not for a hate crime -- against whomever wrote a stark letter to an Ontario family urging them to either move or "euthanize" their autistic son.