A strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit north of Puerto Rico just after midnight early Monday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
International leaders and top Israeli officials attended a state memorial ceremony Monday for Israel's former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who died last week.
A planned month-long protest intended to force Thailand's Prime Minister from office began Monday with about 50,000 demonstrators laying siege to major intersections in the large and hectic capital city Bangkok.
Subway riders in Hong Kong and Australia celebrate "No Pants Subway Ride" day by dropping their trousers.
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For those who were once openly gay in Russia, now fear for their lives due to the changes in the law. CNN's Phil Black reports.
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Thousands of people paid their last respects to Israel's former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Sunday as his body lay in state outside the nation's parliament.
Rights groups and others have called on Thai authorities and anti-government protesters to respect human rights and avoid violence during mass demonstrations in Thailand's capital, Bangkok.
It boasts some of the world's most celebrated works of art: Michelangelo's frescoes depicting the creation of man and a severe God at the Last Judgment.
The first lady of France, Valerie Trierweiler, has been hospitalized since Friday following allegations that President Francois Hollande has been having an affair with a French actress, a top member of Trierweiler's staff said.
Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith, Sherif Mansour of the Committee To Protect Journalists, & Brian Stelter on the
Save the date: Iran has pledged to start eliminating some of its uranium stockpile on January 20, the White House said Sunday.
A corporate jet crash in western Germany on Sunday killed all four people aboard the aircraft, police said.
Our FlashBrief analysts weigh in on what needs to be done to end Syria's refugee crisis.
Gunmen driving in a car opened fire Saturday night on a Libyan government minister, killing him instantly, a Libyan defense official said.
Iran's lead nuclear negotiator announced a tentative agreement was reached Friday over the implementation of plan that requires Tehran to limit its nuclear program, even as U.S. officials described the talks as ongoing.
Ariel Sharon, whose half century as a military and political leader was marked with victories and controversies, was 85.