Pope Francis spoke out against sexual abuse by Catholic clergy on Monday and said he plans to meet with victims in early June.
The wives of two jailed Venezuelan opposition politicians have won landslide election victories while their husbands remain behind bars.
A Sudanese woman sentenced to die for refusing to renounce her Christianity has given birth to a girl in prison, her lawyers said Tuesday.
Pro-Russia separatists and government forces battled at Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine, claiming 40 lives, authorities said, in what appears to be the deadliest outbreak of violence in the city.
Data from communications between satellites and missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was released Tuesday, more than two months after relatives of passengers say they requested that it be made public.
A Vietnamese fishing boat has sunk after colliding with a Chinese vessel near an island chain in the South China Sea at the center of a territorial dispute between the two Communist neighbors.
A firm but simple handshake sent a message to the world on Monday that the heads of India and Pakistan are ready to talk.
An American doctor was killed when gunmen on motorcycles riddled his body with bullets while he was visiting a graveyard in Pakistan, authorities said.
The European elections have been called an "earthquake," but will they cause any damage?
Popular literature would have it that the vampire's preferred habitat is Transylvania (or, if you're under 15, the slightly less glamorous Forks, Washington).
Intense fighting broke out in eastern Ukraine on Monday when Ukrainian air and ground forces attacked pro-Russian separatist gunmen who had seized the Donetsk airport terminal, according to the national news agency of Ukraine, Ukrinform.
Egyptians head to the polls to vote for their next president on Monday and Tuesday.
The Cebu City Zoo in the Philippines says visitors can overcome a fear of snakes during a massage from a pack of pythons.
Narendra Modi took the oath of office Monday to become the 15th prime minister of India.
A missing British yacht was found overturned with its keel broken, causing a breech in the hull, about 1,000 miles off Massachusetts, but the four-man crew is still missing, the U.S. Coast Guard said Friday.
The general who seized control of Thailand in a coup last week said Monday that he has received royal endorsement to run the politically unstable country and warned of a potential crackdown on people protesting military rule.
The general who seized control of Thailand in a coup has announced that he received royal endorsement to run the country.
Armed militia have taken up positions inside the airport in Donetsk, Ukraine. CNN's Nic Paton Walsh has the details.
Libya's interim parliament Sunday approved a new government, led by Prime Minister Ahmed Mitig, in a controversial vote that threatens to deepen the country's political and security crisis.