Forget war and divisive sectarian tensions, the city of Erbil in northern Iraq is experiencing a luxury property boom ensuring the city lives up to its reputation as the Switzerland of the Middle East.
A French prosecutor investigating a ski accident in which former world champion racing driver Michael Schumacher was seriously injured said Wednesday that speed was not an important factor.
A Chinese ship arrived to pick up chemical weapons materials out from Syria Tuesday, China's state-run Xinhua news agency reported Wednesday.
The international effort to dismantle Syria's chemical weapons program hit a milestone Tuesday when a first batch of important chemical material was loaded onto a ship for permanent removal from the country, the group overseeing the work said.
An American imprisoned in the United Arab Emirates after posting a video that parodied Dubai teens will be released this week, a family spokeswoman said Tuesday.
Preliminary charges of financial corruption have been filed against Spain's Princess Cristina for a second time by a judge investigating her husband for alleged diversion of public funds.
The Russian research ship stranded for two weeks in Antarctic ice has broken free and is headed for open water to the north, its captain told Russian media Tuesday.
In a recent speech, North Korea's Kim Jong Un praised his uncle's execution and singled out the U.S. and South Korea.
No-one can fault U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for lack of effort. He has just wrapped up his 10th visit to the Middle East in pursuit of a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinian Authority -- the most elusive prize in international diplomacy.
As the U.N. plans for "Geneva 2" peace talks, rebel groups have turned their guns on each other. Mohammed Jamjoom reports.
Envoys from Iran and the European Union will meet at the end of this week in Switzerland for talks on the implementation of a deal that requires Tehran to limit its nuclear program.
In what appears to be a broader government purge of Turkey's police force, 350 police officers were removed from their positions in the capital of Ankara on Tuesday.
Ralitsa Vassileva interviews Norwegian photographer Ole C. Salomonsen. Check it out here: https://vimeo.com/64122803
CNN's Arwa Damon follows the trail of elephant poachers as rangers trick them with a captured cell phone.
A 10-year-old girl was brought into a border police station in Lashkar Gah in Afghanistan's southern Helmand Province on Monday when she told Afghan police she had been instructed by her brother to carry out a suicide mission.
Eccentric basketball star Dennis Rodman Tuesday defended his controversial visit to North Korea with a team of former NBA players, saying it was a "great idea for the world."
CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva reports on efforts to stem demand for illegal ivory in its biggest market.
As the violence in the Central African Republic reaches unprecedented levels, aid organizations say the number of internally displaced people edges toward a million, further hampering humanitarian relief efforts.
Two deadly attacks in two days in the city of Volgograd have once again raised the specter of terrorism in Russia, just weeks before the country is due to hold the 2014 Winter Olympics.
U.S. citizens in Lebanon should "exercise extreme caution" in high-profile public places, the U.S. Embassy in Beirut warned Sunday.