Yazidis who fled the persecution of ISIS now face death at the hands of dehydration and exposure on Mt. Shingal.
Which is worse: Running desperately for your life, or seeing others' lives end without enough to eat or drink?
The United States expanded its Iraq air campaign over the weekend to beat back Islamist militants determined to kill members of a religious minority.
A Palestinian delegation threatened to walk away from talks planned in Cairo on Sunday if Israeli negotiators don't show up.
The three-day truce is just a memory now, and the region now faces the thud of rockets crashing in Israel and the thunder of bombs and mortars rumbling Gaza.
Justin Bourque pleaded guilty Friday to three counts of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder tied to the shootings of Canadian police in June, his lawyer David Lutz said.
Newt Gingrich says ISIS, Hamas and Boko Haram want to impose Islam by force on the world
The prosecution and defense have made their cases, and now Judge Thokozile Masipa must decide: Did Oscar Pistorius intentionally kill his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp? Was it murder?
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says ISIS "campaign of terror shows all the warning signs of genocide."
The Israeli military said it carried out strikes on militant targets in Gaza on Friday in response to a barrage of rocket fire after a three-day truce in the region came to an end without a longer term agreement.
Two U.S. F/A-18 jet fighters bombed artillery batteries of Sunni Islamic extremists in Iraq on Friday, escalating America's military involvement more than two years after President Barack Obama brought home forces from the country.
Ivan Watson reports from near Irbil, Iraq, where various minority are groups are being forced to flee from ISIS' advance.
The death toll has risen to 615 after Sunday's earthquake in southwest China's Yunnan province, China's state-run CCTV reported Thursday evening, citing the earthquake relief command.
In Egypt, television is a big deal. This is especially true during Ramadan, when networks spend an estimated $140 million on TV programming -- a sum nearly matched by what's spent on advertising.
The defense for Oscar Pistorius used the final day of closing arguments Friday to painstakingly go through a time line of the night he killed his girlfriend, revisiting phone records and witness testimony to back his version of events.
President Obama has authorized U.S. airstrikes and humanitarian aid in Iraq. CNN's Barbara Starr has more.
An expatriate corporate detective based in Beijing and Shanghai, who worked with GlaxoSmithKline's under-fire Chinese wing, could soon discover the cost of allegedly falling afoul of China's often hazy corporate law.
There's nothing like high drama on a beach.
A racially charged laser show of Barack Obama eating a banana was projected on the U.S. Embassy in Moscow.