Venezuela issued a new currency Monday in an attempt to bolster its nose-diving economy
At least eight people died Monday in flooding caused by heavy rain in the southern Italian region of Calabria, a spokesman for the Italian Civil Protection told CNN.
A British woman was saved by the Croatian Coast Guard after spending what she said was close to 10 hours treading water overnight in the Adriatic Sea after falling off a cruise ship.
Pope Francis has acknowledged "with shame and repentance" the Catholic Church's failure to act over sexual abuse by clerics against minors going back decades, writing "we showed no care for the little ones; we abandoned...
Thousands of Venezuelans fleeing the economic and humanitarian crisis roiling their homeland are facing increasing hostility from their South American neighbors.
One person has died and several others have been injured following protests in Uganda over the arrest and detention of a popular MP, a police spokesman says.
Here's some background information about Russia. The Russian Federation is the largest country in the world, covering more than one ninth of the earth's land area.
Here's some background information about Libya, an oil-rich country in North Africa bordering the Mediterranean Sea and Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, Chad, Niger and Sudan.
Here's some background information about the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), also called North Korea. It borders China, Russia and South Korea.
Here's a look at Northern Ireland. For many years, Northern Ireland has been split over the question of whether it should remain part of the United Kingdom or become part of Ireland.
It's World Humanitarian Day, a day to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives to help others. Wherever you are, even a small good deed can mean the world.
Here is some background information on terror attacks involving vehicles used as deadly weapons by radicalized individuals or terror groups.
Here's a look at the life of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, former president of Brazil.
Here's a look at Liberia, a West African nation which borders the North Atlantic Ocean, and lies between Sierra Leone and Cote d'Ivoire.
As devastating floods hit India's southern state of Kerala, thousands scrambled up to the higher floors in their buildings and crouched together on balconies, waiting desperately for help.
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad struck a conciliatory tone during his visit to Beijing Monday, a stark contrast to his earlier sharp language on China.
Locals in the village of Urem Kubra gesture to a man standing surrounded by rubble.
In the wake of a string of deadly attacks, Afghanistan's president has offered a monthlong ceasefire with the Taliban beginning Monday, if the militant group agrees to honor it.
"Sang Chol!" 92-year-old Lee Keum-seom exclaimed, as she fell into her long lost son's arms at a holiday resort in North Korea Monday.
A man was shot dead early Monday morning after entering a Spanish police station wielding a knife, Spanish police told CNN.
The Vatican released a letter Monday from Pope Francis directly addressing for the first time the latest accusations of sexual abuse by priests. Here is the full text of the letter.
Taliban insurgents are holding more than 20 bus passengers in Afghanistan's northern province of Kunduz, provincial spokesman Ismatullah Muradi told CNN.
For more than a quarter of a century, Nigeria's Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)-- has taken the lead on the country's most serious crimes --- armed robbery, kidnapping, assault, and murder.
A group of mostly elderly South Koreans crossed into North Korea Monday to reunite with family members many haven't seen nor heard from since the Korean War broke out 68 years ago.
The United States is addicted to applying sanctions on Iran, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday in an exclusive interview from Tehran.
Dharamvir Singh is the leader of a team of six men tackling their latest tough assignment in the flood-ravaged southern Indian state of Kerala.
It was meant to be a quick run to the local village shop. Instead, it marked the beginning of a terrifying ordeal.
A trio of intense earthquakes shook several islands in the South Pacific and Indonesia on Sunday, including two on the already battered island of Lombok.