The Italian navy said it rescued more than 1,000 migrants from several overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean between Tuesday and Wednesday morning.
"You made a mistake? You shot and killed her. Say it -- 'I shot and killed Reeva Steenkamp,'" prosecutor Gerrie Nel told Oscar Pistorius as he began a blistering cross-examination of the Olympic sprinter in his murder trial Wednesday.
A blast in a fruit market in the Pakistani capital Islamabad kills many.
Patrick Oppmann speaks to a member of the Cuban state security apparatus about secret US communications programs on the island.
The Australian ship Ocean Shield has detected two new, weaker signals in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Painted sky-blue, these small flying machines may look like toy planes but they have South Korea scrambling to secure its airspace.
Russia's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that Ukraine and the United States have "no reason for concern" about the presence of Russian forces, which it says are on military exercises.
A fight breaks out in Ukraine's parliament over calls for support of independence in eastern Ukraine.
The optimism that bubbled up over the weekend when an Australian navy ship detected pulses that appeared to signal the nearby presence of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370's so-called black boxes had subsided somewhat by Tuesday, as continuing listening efforts yielded nothing.
CNN's Anna Coren meets a young girl who was married off when she was 6 years old.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visited the Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning at the Yuchi Naval Base at Qingdao on Monday, becoming the first foreigner allowed on board. The Department of Defense confirmed that the trip happened because of a U.S. request.
Fourteen ships and 14 aircraft search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. CNN's Erin McLaughlin reports.
Twenty years on from the 100 days of the Rwandan genocide, and many here are still in search of closure.
The British businessman accused of ordering a hit on his new wife while on honeymoon in South Africa will appear in a Cape Town court on Tuesday.
Oscar Pistorius told the court at his trial Tuesday that he was "more into" the girlfriend he's accused of murdering, Reeva Steenkamp, than she was into him.
Russia's Foreign Ministry warned Kiev on Tuesday that any use of force in Ukraine's eastern region could lead to civil war, as Ukraine's government seeks to regain control after pro-Moscow uprisings in three cities.
One Japanese island has swallowed another.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday warned officials in the embattled Central African Republic not to repeat the mistakes that led to the Rwanda genocide 20 years ago.
CNN's Rosa Flores talks to photographer who tells the history of MH370 through pictures taken by air-buffs.