Officials have revealed that two Americans were targeted for kidnapping in Yemen. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.
Human Rights Watch has released a report that strongly suggests the Syrian government used gas in attacks.
Police were searching Tuesday for a gun used in the fatal shooting of a top regional politician, killed in a brazen attack in broad daylight that has shaken Spain.
Can art really get any more expensive? Tonight's auction at Christie's in New York will set the tone
Beijing police have significantly stepped up security measures in China's capital, in what the country's state media described as "an escalation of anti-terror efforts" following a string of attacks.
The judge in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial is expected to be asked to decide Tuesday if the South African track star needs psychiatric evaluation.
The complete melting of a major section of west Antarctica's ice sheet appears inevitable, and the process could lead to higher end-of-century global sea levels than previously anticipated, researchers said Monday.
Ukrainians are a lot less pro-Russian than separatists there would like the world to believe, even in regions along the border with Russia which are supposedly voting overwhelmingly to declare independence from Ukraine, a new poll for CNN suggests.
Iran on Sunday unveiled what it says is a copy of a U.S. stealth drone that it "commandeered" in 2011.
Thousands of Syrians return to Homs despite the ubiquitous damage to the city.
A ship carrying migrants sank about 100 miles off southern Italy, killing several who had been on board, Italy's state-run ANSA news agency reported Monday, citing the Italian coast guard.
Oscar Pistorius suffers an anxiety disorder stemming from his double amputation as an infant and his unstable parents, a psychiatrist testified at the murder trial of the South African track star Monday.
The man leading the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 says the search is the most difficult in human history, but modern technology greatly increases the chances of finding the missing plane.
Imagine for a moment that we lived in a world where two million children under the age of five were dying every year of diseases that were entirely preventable. Imagine that this world was divided in two, where in one half children were free from this scourge and the other half lived in fear of these diseases which threatened their families every single day.
A boat carrying illegal migrants sank off the coast of Tripoli on Sunday, killing at least 40 people, the spokesman for Libya's Interior Ministry told CNN.
In the face of an army of cartoon characters, some Japanese officials are concerned the public is facing a cuteness overload.
Hundreds of protestors took to the streets in Vietnam Sunday as territorial disputes escalated tensions between the communist state and its neighbor China.
Newly-released video from Boko Haram allegedly shows kidnapped Nigerian girls in hijabs.