Father Georges Vandenbeusch served as a priest and was once held hostage by Boko Haram. Erin Burnett tells his story.
CNN's Isha Sesay recounts the agonizing conversation between an abducted Nigerian girl and her father.
Iraq has launched a large-scale military operation to regain control of the city of Falluja, held by anti-government fighters since December, the Defense Ministry said Friday.
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi began a year of community service for his conviction on tax fraud charges on Friday when he showed up at a senior center near his hometown, Milan.
Yemeni security forces have killed an al Qaeda terrorist wanted over a series of attacks in the country's capital, state media reported Friday.
The Chinese air force has a new secret weapon: monkeys.
One of the most respected ballistics experts in South Africa disputed key elements of the prosecution case against Oscar Pistorius on Friday, saying that the girlfriend he killed last year did not appear to have been in a defensive position when he shot her.
Call them drones; call them toy airplanes with digital cameras dropped into their girths.
Crowds packed the streets of Moscow and the Crimean city of Sevastopol on Friday for Victory Day parades in an annual show of nationalistic fervor heightened by Russia's recent annexation of Crimea from Ukraine.
U.S. military officials are expected to arrive in Nigeria on Friday to help in the search for hundreds of girls kidnapped by Islamist militants, the Pentagon said.
A museum in Japan is putting a rare megamouth shark on display.
Meteorologist Chad Myers details what a solar explosion is after NASA released images of one caught on their cameras.
A 6.4 magnitude earthquake shook southern Mexico's Guerrero state Thursday, less than a month after a stronger temblor hit the area, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Elusive artist Banksy has given a Bristol, UK boys' club his blessing to sell one of his pieces. Isa Soares reports.
Moments after breastfeeding her baby, Didiatou Hassam was shot in the head, the latest victim of bitter fighting between Muslim and Christian militia groups in the Central African Republic.
Artist Calvin Seibert creates stunning modernist sand castles using just a bucket, a plastic placemat and a $1.50 plastic tool from a hardware store.
A television debate turned ugly when two journalists started to argue about the Syrian civil War.
Unhappy with Liberia's image on the Internet, a photographer decided to present his own view, using GIFs.
One of two men set to go on trial for homosexual acts in Uganda has been granted bail in the first case since the nation adopted tough anti-gay laws.