Syria's brutal conflict between regime and rebel forces is creeping closer and closer to nervous residents in the areas of Damascus still under government control. But in some suburbs of the capital, all-out war is already here.
Hundreds of Boko Haram militants attacked an Air Force base and a military checkpoint in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri early Monday, according to government officials.
Reports of rapes, killings and other horrors are growing in the Central African Republic. Rights groups accuse security forces and militia gangs of torturing civilians as world leaders warn that the nation is on the verge of a genocide.
China launches "Jade Rabbit," a rover that is being sent to the moon to study the lunar surface.
Protesters blocked the Ukrainian government's main headquarters Monday, stepping up their campaign against President Viktor Yanukovich in the eastern European country's biggest demonstrations since the "Orange Revolution" nine years ago.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will visit Japan and China this week as a dispute seethes over Beijing's recent claim of a large swath of airspace in the region.
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra called for talks Monday to resolve demonstrations against her government that turned violent over the weekend.
CNN's Shasta Darlington introduces us to a Brazilian polio survivor who has lived the past 43 years in a hospital ward.
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.