Egypt's new constitution empowers the military and bans religious parties, according to a draft posted on state media.
Acts of terror and sectarian violence killed 659 Iraqis and injured almost 1,400 in November, according to casualty figures released by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq.
The U.S. government is "deeply concerned" about two American citizens detained in North Korea, including 85-year-old Merrill Newman, a National Security Council spokeswoman said.
By his own admission, one of the U.S Navy's top commanders says his Pacific fleet "gets all the best stuff" when it comes to state-of-the-art weaponry -- an undeniable reflection of President Barack Obama's so-called pivot towards Asia.
Vowing to press on until they boot the Thai prime minister, anti-government protesters on Sunday stormed the state television studios and a police club compound hoping to find Yingluck Shinawatra.
Three major U.S. airlines on Saturday confirmed that pilots were complying with Chinese government demands that it be notified of plans to traverse the newly declared air defense zone over the East China Sea.
It was intended as a piece of comedy, but it's turned into a drama.
Since conflict broke out in Syria in 2011, the fighting between rebels and soldiers loyal to Bashar al Assad has torn countless families apart with more than a million children now refugees, the United Nations' refugee agency, UNHCR, says.
China scrambled fighter jets Friday to identify U.S. and Japanese military aircraft that entered its newly declared air defense zone over the East China Sea, China's state-run news agency reported, citing the Chinese military.
CNN's Sumnima Udas reports on the third tropical cyclone to hit eastern India in seven weeks.
Efren Penaflorida was grateful when Typhoon Haiyan bypassed his home in Cavite City, Philippines.
China sent fighter jets into its newly claimed air defense zone, as Japan and South Korea sounded notes of defiance by declaring they would continue to fly through disputed airspace without notifying Beijing.
It can sometimes take a lot to stir passions in France, but a shocking Facebook page and the stream of insults that followed have roused the French to a heated public debate about racism.
Two men went on trial Friday accused of the "cowardly and callous murder" of British soldier Lee Rigby in a London street.
CNN's Andrew Stevens reports on a man who resembles North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un.
Space-bound flying frogs and spacewalk "selfies" -- here's 15 good reasons why Instagram has gone mad for Nasa's pictures.
Dozens of people were injured Friday in a high-speed ferry boat accident off of Hong Kong's coast.
A 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook southern Iran Thursday evening, centered about 39 miles northeast of the Persian Gulf city of Bandar Bushehr, the U.S. Geological Survey said Thursday.
Lengthy sentences handed down to 21 women and girls who were arrested at a pro-Morsy demonstration have highlighted growing unease over the Egyptian authorities' treatment of dissent.
CNN's Shasta Darlington reports on the collapse of a crane at World Cup stadium Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo, Brazil.