At least one person has died and up to 40 people are feared trapped after the roof of a shopping mall collapsed in eastern South Africa, the country's national news agency reports.
Al-Shabaab militants killed at least 12 people Tuesday in a car bombing and assault on a police station shared by African Union peacekeepers in a key Somali commercial hub, authorities said.
French police have released a second photo of the man suspected of shooting a photographer at the daily newspaper Liberation Monday, as their manhunt continues.
A Brazilian city is using mobile panic buttons to keep women safe and secure evidence that can be used in court against their abusers.
Why is the Mona Lisa the most famous painting in the world? It's not her smile. 100 years ago the small portrait was stolen from the Louvre, catapulting it to international stardom.
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says it has approved a road map to destroy Syria's chemical weapons by the middle of next year.
Several spent fuel rods are being removed in one of the damaged reactors to a safe fuel pool. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.
Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Tuesday refused to apologize over damaging allegations that Australia's intelligence services spied on Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, tapping his personal mobile phone and those of his inner circle.
A radical Sunni group has claimed responsibility for bombings that killed nearly two dozen people outside the Iranian Embassy in southern Beirut.
Legal strife plaguing the family of South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela may have cooled down a notch Tuesday, when charges that his grandson had tampered with the graves of Mandela's deceased children were dropped.
Smoke stacks and exhaust pipes around the world are blasting greenhouse gas emissions to a new record annual high. They should break 39 million tons this year.