The UN is exploring new lethal weapon systems that could include robots. CNN's Jake Tapper reports.
A Sudanese court has sentenced a Christian woman to death for renouncing Islam, her lawyer said Thursday.
Joran van der Sloot's attorney says he is getting married to a woman he befriended and impregnated in prison.
Residents of three villages in northeastern Nigeria took security into their own hands this week, repelling attacks by Boko Haram insurgents and killing more than 200 of them, residents and officials said.
No candidate won enough votes to secure outright victory in the first round of the Afghan presidential poll, the election commission said Thursday.
At least 29 people were killed and dozens were wounded Thursday by a car bomb in Syria near the Turkish border, an opposition group said.
Mexico is plagued by drug violence but it is still attractive to U.S. and Canadian retirees, who like the climate and the cost of living, especially medicines.
Photographer Tom Pietrasik talks about his work living in and travelling through India for the last ten years.
The tiny Gulf state of Qatar will amend its labor laws in an effort to improve the living standards of migrant workers, its Interior and Labor ministries said Wednesday.
Myleene Klass takes a look at opening night of the Cannes Film Festival and Nicole Kidman's work in "Grace of Monaco".
Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe to push for more a active military. Will Ripley explains.
A network of tunnels and sophisticated bomb making factories found in Homs. Fred Pleitgen reports.
Anti-government demonstrations turn deadly in Thailand, as Saima Mohsin reports.
Fionnuala Sweeney reports on how anti-China protests have raised the temperature in Vietnam.
While Japan's economy continues to falter, lawmakers are betting big that the casino industry can swoop in and lift it out of the doldrums.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected Thursday to call for long-standing limits on the country's military to be eased to allow it to come to the aid of allies under attack.
With no tangible evidence of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, search officials are reaching out to commercial companies for help.
The captain and three other crew members of the Sewol, the South Korean ferry that sank last month, have been charged with murder, chief prosecutor in the investigation Yang Joon-jin said Thursday.
Rescue and recovery workers retrieved more bodies from a smoldering coal mine in western Turkey, where a fire has killed hundreds.
A Christian woman in Sudan reportedly has until Thursday to either recant her faith or face a possible sentence of death.