In Brazil, they use the expression "futbol arte" to describe the type of soccer which made the country's world champion team of 1970 so easy on the eye.
With Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul, firmly under its control, the militant group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is threatening the takeover of more cities, including the capital, Baghdad.
A eight-day search in Portugal near where Madeleine McCann went missing seven years ago has uncovered no new evidence, British police said Wednesday.
A suspected U.S. drone strike targeted four compounds early Thursday, killing 10 militants in Pakistani tribal areas, local intelligence officials said.
Thailand's new military ruler has added a personal touch to his junta's post-coup charm offensive, penning the lyrics to a patriotic ballad vowing to "return happiness" to the country.
Mosul, Iraq has been taken over by militants. It's been two and a half years since the U.S. military left the country.
A pair of U.S. B-2 stealth bombers caught the eyes of residents as they soared through the skies of Europe.
As a little girl, Catherine Corless was always curious about the St. Mary's Mother and Baby Home in her hometown of Tuam, in County Galway, Ireland. She wondered what happened inside the stone walls of the home for unwed mothers and babies run by the Catholic sisters of Bon Secours.
The price of silverware just got a whole lot more expensive.
More than 500,000 citizens fled in fear as extremist militants overran Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul, the International Organization for Migration said Wednesday.
China is using photocopied pages from a geography textbook for Vietnamese ninth-graders published 40 years ago to help win international support for its claim to the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea.
Squatters in Brazil invade the World Cup and demand low-income housing. CNN's Shasta Darlington reports.
Almost overnight, a patchwork of plastic tents appeared on an empty piece of land less than 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) from the World Cup stadium as a show of force from Sao Paulo's working poor.
While filming the Karachi airport destruction, CNN's Saima Mohsin and crew were forced to leave due to another attack.
Global CEO of Interbrand Jez Frampton on why FIFA sponsors are concerned over the Qatar World Cup 2022 corruption claims
CNN's Will Ripley explores Japan's obsession with mascots and the massive amount of money they can make.
Pro-democracy Hong Kongers have reacted angrily to a Chinese government white paper affirming Beijing's "comprehensive jurisdiction" over the territory, released days after more than 100,000 demonstrators gathered in the city calling for greater rights.
For a while, Iraq faded from the collective consciousness. But what happened there Tuesday should make one sit up and take notice.
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Australian researchers are hunting for what they call a "mystery sea monster" that devoured a 9-foot-long great white shark.