Russia and China vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution Thursday that would have asked the International Criminal Court to investigate war crimes in Syria.
Nine soldiers were killed overnight in attacks on a checkpoint and a military convoy, Ukraine's Defense Ministry said Thursday.
After ordering $20B worth of trains, France realized many of their platforms are too small. CNN's Jim Boulden explains.
Photographer Eric Lafforgue visited North Korea and shares his inside look at the most isolated country in the world.
Brianna Keilar speaks to a man who watched his housemate's car get stormed by 20,000 bees in Britain.
After skirmishing with Israeli forces, two Palestinian youth were shot dead in front of security cameras.
Thailand's military has announced that it is taking over the government in a coup. CNN's Paula Hancocks has more.
The Thai military has taken control of the government in a coup, the country's military chief announced in a national address Thursday.
Moments after his train left a station in Taipei on Wednesday, a young Taiwanese man randomly stabbed passengers before his violent fury ended when he was forced to the ground, police said.
North Korea fired at least two shells Thursday near a traveling South Korean high-speed patrol boat in the Yellow Sea, the South Korean Defense Ministry said.
A series of explosions struck a market in the capital of the far western Chinese region of Xinjiang, causing an unspecified number of deaths and injuries, China's official news agency Xinhua reported.
A large part of northern and central Nigeria is now at the mercy of intensified attacks by Boko Haram, and the group seems to be embarking on a new phase of its campaign against the Nigerian state -- piling further pressure on the government of President Goodluck Jonathan. Far from seizing the opportunity to outline demands for greater autonomy and resources for northern Nigeria, Boko Haram seems set on two goals: the destruction of the Nigerian state and what it -- and it alone -- sees as creating God's Kingdom on Earth.
A court in Cairo sentenced ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to three years in prison Wednesday for embezzlement.
Tunisia's national assembly approved the country's landmark new constitution -- its first since the ouster of longtime president Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali three years ago.
South Sudan's military has quashed an attempted coup, President Salva Kiir said Monday, after heavy gunfire gripped the capital of Juba.
A Filipino maid is covered in burns after she says her employer threw boiling water on her.
India on Wednesday invited the prime minister of its archrival Pakistan to the swearing-in of its new leader, Narendra Modi.
The United States has seen the first preliminary signs that Russian forces may be preparing to move away from the border with Ukraine, a U.S. defense official told CNN on Wednesday.
British royal watchers are in a tizzy over comments reportedly made by Prince Charles comparing Russian President Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler.
A top researcher in Japan says TEPCO underestimated the damage at Fukushima, reports CNN's Will Ripley.