British police freed three men Sunday and arrested two people as part of a human trafficking bust, authorities announced.
Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle says she was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome last year, according to a report in Sunday's editions of The Observer newspaper.
American Jennifer Grout fell just short of the top prize in the "Arabs Got Talent" competition after a remarkable run to the finals by a 23-year-old from Massachusetts who barely speaks Arabic.
Five adults and one teenager were being treated at a Pachuca, Mexico, hospital for possible radiation poisoning, state news reported Friday, one day after authorities said they'd recovered all the radioactive material taken from a stolen truck.
A group of chemical weapons declared by Syria has been destroyed, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said Friday.
The United States and Israel are "absolutely in sync" about the need to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon, Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday.
In a symbol befitting a nation in mourning, dark gray clouds swept over Johannesburg on Friday as people from around the world paid their respects.
A Brazilian polio survivor has spent 43 years in hospital. CNN joins him on rare trip out to a video gaming convention.
Dozens of current and former Russian diplomats and their spouses were charged with participating in a nine-year fraud scheme that allegedly bilked the U.S. government of more than $1.5 million in Medicaid benefits, according to a federal complaint unsealed Thursday.
Months after a coup escalated chaos and violence in the Central African Republic, a French military operation has begun in the capital, Bangui, France's defense minister said Friday.
One of Paris' most upscale districts was once again the site of an armed jewelry store robbery Thursday, police said.
American teacher Ronnie Smith has been shot and killed in Benghazi, according to the Facebook page of the international school in Libya where he worked.
Nelson Mandela, the revered statesman who emerged from prison after 27 years to lead South Africa out of decades of apartheid, has died, South African President Jacob Zuma announced late Thursday. He was 95.
CNN's Michael Holmes shares some amazing close-up photos of a group of lions in Botswana.
Multiple fatalities reported in an explosion and gun battle at the Yemen Defense Ministry in Sanaa, Yemen.
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Months after a coup escalated chaos and violence in the Central African Republic, the U.N. Security Council meets Thursday to discuss how to stabilize the country.
When all-American Jennifer Grout first stepped on stage to audition, nobody could have anticipated how this 23-year-old from Massachusetts would take the Middle East by storm.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, infamous for his admission to smoking crack and drinking too much, called allegations that he tried to buy an incriminating video from criminal suspects "an outright lie" on the Sports Junkies talk radio show in Washington Thursday morning.
Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson took the stand for a second day Thursday as a witness in the trial of two former personal assistants accused of fraud.