A blaze in Valparaiso, Chile, has burned at least 500 homes and has forced the evacuation of 3,000 residents.
A car bomb in the Iraqi city of Baquba on Saturday killed three people and wounded 18 others, police said.
Australia's Prime Minister on Saturday reiterated his "high degree of confidence" that acoustic signals picked up by searchers in the Indian Ocean are from the missing Malaysian plane's black box.
Tourists got an up-close look at a rare oarfish when it swam in shallow waters along a Mexican coastline.
NATO has released satellite photos that show the extent of Russia's military mobilization on its border with Ukraine -- including fighter jets, tanks, artillery and thousands of soldiers who are prepared to invade within 12 hours if called upon, say officials.
A sloshed bottle of brandy may have helped Karl Penhaul get into Transnistria, a breakaway state recognized by no sovereign nation sandwiched between Moldova and Ukraine.
The Royal visit to New Zealand is bringing out huge crowds. CNN's Max Foster reports.
The Italian navy has rescued about 6,000 people in the past four days from more than 40 overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean, the United Nations' refugee agency said Friday.
Over the last 20 years, the narrative on the African continent has shifted from Afro-pessimism to Afro-optimism. The truth lies somewhere in between. Now is the time for Afro-realism: for sound policies based on honest data, aimed at delivering results.
Pope Francis said Friday he feels compelled to "personally ask for forgiveness" for priests who sexually abused children.
The same country that topped the list the last time the United Nations issued a report on murder rates stayed atop again, with a rate nearly 70 percent A United Nations report
Oscar Pistorius faces another day of relentless cross-examination Friday as the prosecution seeks to pick holes into his account in the killing of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
Hopes that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 might soon be found fluctuated on Friday.
He's known as the "bull dog" in South Africa's legal circles, and just two days in to Gerrie Nel's merciless cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius, it's easy to see why.
Cuban officials have accused the U.S. government of bizarre plots over the years, such as trying to kill Fidel Castro with exploding cigars. On Wednesday, they said Washington is using a new weapon against the island: spam.
The U.N. Security Council on Thursday unanimously approved the creation of a United Nations peacekeeping force for the Central African Republic, where competing militias have been fighting for months.
In one of the clinics in Arsal, a young fighter asks that we conceal his identity, going simply by the name Ahmed.
CNN's Phil Black drives along the border between Russia and Ukraine on a search for Russian military. What did he find?
23-year-old Sitara, a former child bride, was sleeping when her husband attacked her, asking for money to fuel his drug habit.