Here's a look at what you need to know about the Beslan School Siege.
Pro-Russian separatists struck two helicopters as well as a jet with portable air defense systems Wednesday in the Luhansk region of Ukraine.
In 2010, an Icelandic volcano with an unpronounceable name spewed an ash cloud into the skies that disrupted travel for millions of passengers and cost airlines a small fortune.
At least 17 people were killed and six injured in Monday's attack on a refugee convoy in the eastern Luhansk region, Ukrainian authorities said Tuesday.
Alan Turing, a British code-breaker during World War II who was later subjected to chemical castration for homosexual activity, has received a royal pardon.
Civilians, including women and children, were killed in an attack on a caravan of refugees in Ukraine's Luhansk region, the Ukrainian military said Monday.
Tests on the long-lost skeleton of Richard III reveal the medieval monarch had a taste for the finer things in life -- including wine.
Here's a look at what you need to know about the Berlin Wall, seen as a symbol of the Cold War and East/West relations. The Wall stood from 1961 to 1989, separating democratic West Berlin, considered part of West Germany, from Communist-controlled East Berlin and from the rest of East Germany.
Gunmen attacked a Saudi Embassy convoy in Paris on Sunday, stealing 250,000 euros ($334,000) and diplomatic documents, French police say.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he'll leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London "soon" after living there for two years.
Ukraine's military advances in fight against pro-Russian separatists Sunday, penetrating territory the separatists held in Donetsk and Luhansk, sources say.
Dockworkers at a major London port discovered 35 people inside a shipping container Saturday morning.
Ukrainian border guards were in Russia on Friday to examine the contents of a huge convoy of trucks that Moscow says is carrying relief goods for civilians.
British singer Cliff Richard denies an underage sex allegation dating from the 1980s as "completely false."
A Russian humanitarian convoy reportedly approaching the border with Ukraine will not be permitted to enter the country, a Ukrainian official warned.
Nearly six months since popular protests toppled pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych, fighting between Ukraine's military and pro-Russia rebels continues in eastern Ukraine.
A pro-Russian rebel leader in one eastern Ukrainian city resigned and shells reportedly rocked another rebel-held area Thursday.
A convoy of 280 of Russian trucks headed for Ukraine has suddenly changed its course, according to a Ukrainian state news agency.
A landslide caused a passenger train to partially derail in the Swiss Alps on Wednesday, police say.
More than 200 dinghy sailors caught in heavy weather off the coast of Northern Ireland have been accounted for and have returned to shore, officials say.
Turks have picked prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to be the country's first directly elected president.
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan will become the country's first directly-elected president, reports state.
U.S. secretary of state warns his Russian counterpart that Russia should not intervene in Ukraine under the guise of humanitarian convoys.
A Russian court authorized the arrest of five Ukrainian servicemen on what the state-run RIA Novosti news agency described as suspicion of war crimes.
Here's a look at the life of Prince William, who is second in line to the British throne.
Alexander Borodai, the leader of pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, resigns his post. Ukraine says militants downed military plane.
Britain's Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, is going back to work, taking on a new role as an air ambulance pilot.
The search for victims' remains of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is halted Wednesday because of heavy fighting in Ukraine.
What is Russian President Vladimir Putin's endgame in Ukraine?
Edward Snowden has been granted an extension to stay in Russia for three more years, his attorney said.
Here is a look at the life of former Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta.
President Vladimir Putin has banned food and agricultural imports from countries that imposed sanctions against Russia because of its actions in Ukraine.
Russia now has some 20,000 troops stationed by its border with conflict-torn eastern Ukraine, a NATO official told CNN Tuesday.
In less than a week, Turkey will hold its first direct presidential election, yet the mood about the country can hardly be described as electric.
Fighter jet scrambled Tuesday to escort passenger plane into Britain's Manchester Airport after pilot got information on a "possible suspicious device."
Ukrainian troops are pushing toward the rebel stronghold of Donetsk.
Twelve cannons were fired in Liege, Belgium, on Monday to conclude a ceremony marking the outbreak of World War I 100 years ago.
Here's some background information about Ukraine, the second-largest European country in area after Russia. It borders Moldova, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, Belarus, Russia and the Black Sea in Eastern Europe.
Here's some background information about Great Britain's Houses of Parliament located on the Thames River in London.
The largest group yet of international monitors and experts on Friday reached the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine.
As many as 80 bodies from the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 still could be lying in the fields of eastern Ukraine, Australia's Foreign Minister says.
Get up to speed on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash investigation and the conflict in eastern Ukraine, based on the latest CNN reporting.
Here's some background information about the Norwegian terrorist attack on July 22, 2011. Eight people died in a bombing in Oslo while 69 young people died on nearby Utoya island. This was the deadliest attack in Norway since World War II.
For a fourth day, unsafe conditions in eastern Ukraine kept international investigators from reaching the site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 wreckage.
The body of an "apparent stowaway" was found in the wheel well of a U.S. Air Force plane that traversed Africa, a Pentagon spokesman said.
Nearly two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky, Dutch investigators have yet to lay eyes on the wreckage.
EU officials agree to ratchet up economic pressure on Russia, an official says, as fighting in Ukraine cuts access to the Flight 17 crash site.
The suspect in the deadly shooting at Belgium's Jewish Museum was extradited from France to Belgium, a French court official said Tuesday.
Dutch and Australian experts trying to reach Malaysia Airlines Flight 17's crash site in Ukraine turned back again due to heavy fighting.
Here's a look at the life of Romano Prodi, former prime minister of Italy.
Here's some background information about Big Ben, the clock and bell in Elizabeth Tower, formerly St. Stephen's Tower, at the Houses of Parliament in London. It is one of the most famous landmarks in England.
Here is a look at the life of soccer player Lionel "Leo" Messi, who plays for FC Barcelona and Argentina's national team.
Here's a look at what you need to know about the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
A Ukrainian journalist detained Tuesday by pro-Russian rebels while working as a freelance producer for CNN has been freed.
More death and violence reported in eastern Ukraine on Sunday as some investigators unable to go to the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
The crippled Costa Concordia cruise ship reached the end of its final voyage.
Here's a look at the Tour de France.
Vladimir Putin bears at least some blame in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Hillary Clinton says.
Long lines of cars jammed the roads leading south from Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, as Russian media reported a spike in refugees seeking shelter in Russia.
Malaysian investigators have not yet been able to access entire MH17 crash site, Prime Minister Najib Razak said.
The mother of two brothers killed in the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 told CNN she regrets not taking her youngest son's fears about the flight more seriously.
As investigators seek more access to the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site in Ukraine, rebels say they're growing impatient with their presence.
Russia is preparing the transfer of more powerful weaponry into Ukraine, and it could happen at any time, a Pentagon spokesman said Friday.
Marina lost her spleen and has a punctured lung. She was attached to a rebel group as a combat medic, and was hurt during the fighting, she told CNN from her hospital bed.
The Science Museum hosts first major UK exhibition of Joan Fontcuberta's controversial photography.
The transfer from Ukraine to the Netherlands of remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shootdown should be done by Saturday, Dutch PM says.
A week after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine, dozens more coffins containing remains of victims arrive in the Netherlands.
The United States and its allies are angrier at Russia now over Ukraine, but will they do anything more about it -- especially Europe?
Nudging the border with Slovenia in Italy's far north-east, the mysteriously underrated city of Trieste is largely known for its stately, Habsburg-era architecture, exquisite coffee, and traditional regattas.
Are the same separatists accused of shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 now tampering with the evidence and blocking investigators?
Here is a look at the life of Francois Hollande, president of France.
Sky News has issued an apology after one of its reporters rummaged through the belongings of MH17 crash victims on air.
A Ukrainian journalist working as a freelancer for CNN remains in detention two days after he was detained by pro-Russian separatists.
Norwegian officials say they think Islamist terrorists could strike the country within a few days, but they do not know what the plot is.
Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death for apostasy but subsequently pardoned, has arrived in Italy.
The remains of some of the victims of Flight MH17 have arrived in the Netherlands, so what happens to the bodies now, and will it help the families?
The British government has rejected requests to hold a public inquiry into the 2006 death of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, an official said Friday.
A lone bugler sounding the traditional military farewell "Last Post" marked the arrival Wednesday in the Netherlands of the first dead from the MH17 crash.
Two Ukrainian military jets were shot down Wednesday in eastern Ukraine, a Ukrainian military office said.
Peaches Geldof, daughter of musician Bob Geldof, died of a heroin overdose after relapsing into use of the illegal drug, an inquest heard.
Military fighter planes escort a Gulfstream jet to the London area's Stansted Airport after the jet allegedly lost contact with air traffic controllers.
Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine handed over the black box data recorders from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, days after the jet crashed.
Outside the Dutch Embassy in Moscow, there are flowers and toys at a makeshift memorial for the lives lost in a conflict-scarred corner of eastern Ukraine.
The wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship has begun its final voyage.
The horrifying crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 has raised questions about the rebels and what they want
When the Costa Concordia and its salvage convoy finally depart Giglio, the residents of this picturesque Tuscan island will breathe a collective sigh of relief -- and shed a collective tear.
Did a Russian fire the missile that downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17? That depends on who you ask.
We are no closer to answering some key questions about the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
The wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship is about to make its final voyage.
Pakistani schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai adds her voice to calls for an end to female genital mutilation, which affects millions of women and girls.
Here are some of the stories circulating in the Russian media about the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight 17.
International monitors investigating the Malaysia Airlines crash in eastern Ukraine said Friday the team was not given full access to the site.
In the wake of the attack on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, "every country, including Russia," must determine whether it is "together with the terrorists or together with the civilized world," Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Monday.
Family members of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 victims fear their loved ones' remains might never make it home.
Prince George isn't your average one year old. He started walking before he was one. Oh, and, he's going to be king -- of 16 countries. I had to remind myself occasionally of that latter fact as I stood outside the hospital in London where he was born... for a week before his arrival.
England has more than twice as many female genital mutilation victims as previously thought, a report finds.
Here's a look at the life of Keith Richards, musician and founding member of the Rolling Stones.