Dubai city organizers pulled off a world record for the world's biggest firework display. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday said the recent purge of his uncle and former protector brought greater unity within the secretive, nuclear-armed state.
A giant yellow duck on display at Taiwan's Keelung Port is finding little to be happy about this New Year's Day.
From Amsterdam to Oman and London to L.A., hotels just keep getting swankier.
A rocket strike in Aleppo, Syria has killed at least 25 people. CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports.
CNN's Hala Gorani speaks with the UN's Hilde Johnson about the negotiations that may begin to bring peace to South Sudan.
At least 25 people were killed Tuesday when a rocket struck a bus in Syria's commercial capital of Aleppo, the opposition Aleppo Media Center said.
It may not be comparable to Gilligan's Island, but the plight of the 74 members of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, aboard a research ship stuck in ice for more than a week at the bottom of the world, appeared anything but grim as 2014 approached.
Malcolm has an intense gaze. He speaks haltingly, at times pausing, haunted by the memories of the past.
CNN's Max Foster speaks to fashion expert Henry Conway about why Pope Francis was put on Esquire's "Best Dressed" list.
Once a prisoner in Israel, Issmat Mansour now teaches Hebrew to Palestinian students after his controversial release.
CNN's Arwa Damon looks at the barriers to peace in south Sudan.
'Tis the season to publish those year-end predictions.
East African nations had set a deadline of today for the two sides fighting in South Sudan to talk. Instead, they battled in the key town of Bor, undermining efforts to bring more than two weeks of violence to an end.
Former Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher, who suffered a serious head injury in a skiing accident, is showing a "slight improvement" in his condition, doctors in France said Tuesday.
Russian police have detained dozens of people in an anti-terrorism operation in Volgograd, the southern city where two suspected suicide bombings killed more than 30 people this week.
New video shows a bomb explosion inside a train station during a suspected terrorist attack in Volgograd, Russia.
CNN iReporters share their greatest moments of 2013.
Three years to wait for a photo? Africa photographer David Gulden explains how he gets the shots that last.