International News from CNN

Earthquake strikes Mexico

According to the USGS, the quake measured 7.5 magnitude and was centered north of Acapulco.

Pope Francis leads Good Friday service

Pope Francis on Friday evening was leading a service at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican to mark Good Friday, the most solemn day in the Christian calendar.

Africa's Oprah?

Oprah, if you're reading this, for goodness sake return this woman's calls. Ask your assistants if there's a box of yellowing fax messages lying around somewhere in Harpo Studios -- she sent you one daily for a while.

Saudi Arabia plans 1 km tall tower

Dubai -- long champion of all things biggest, longest and most expensive -- will soon have some competition from neighboring Saudi Arabia.

The origin of the Ebola virus

CNN's Isa Soares speaks with professor David Heymann, one of the people who first discovered the Ebola virus.

12 dead in worst ever Everest avalanche

A high-altitude avalanche Friday killed 12 Sherpa guides and seriously wounded three in the single deadliest accident on Mount Everest, officials said.

Fake ferry texts add to anguish

Disgust, anger and shock greeted statements from South Korean authorities that texts from survivors trapped inside the stricken ferry were fake.

MH370: Underwater drone scans ocean floor 5th time

An underwater drone dipped into the ocean Friday for its fifth trip to search for traces of the missing Malaysian plane as relatives of those aboard maintained their demand for answers.

First test of Ukraine-Russia deal

Diplomats from Russia, Ukraine and the West may have agreed to steps to easing the crisis in Ukraine -- but Friday will be the first test of whether those words will translate into action.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87

Gabriel García Márquez, the influential, Nobel Prize-winning author of "One Hundred Years of Solitude" and "Love in the Time of Cholera," has died, his family and officials said.

Pope washes feet of disabled as part of Easter celebrations

The washing of feet was a radical act in Jesus' time. It is no less radical in the modern era, with Pope Francis' decision to break with the long-standing papal tradition of washing only priests' feet, to include women and non-Christians in the symbolic ceremony.

Potential air pockets offer hope for ferry survivors

As almost 300 ferry passengers -- many of whom are high school students -- remain missing amid a massive rescue operation in the Yellow Sea off Korea's southwest coast, the wait on land remains agonizing.

Saudi veteran intelligence chief calls it quits

Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan, the man behind the kingdom's committed policy to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has stepped down from his intelligence post, according to the country's official news agency.

Pages