Here is a look at the life of Ratko Mladic, former leader of the Bosnian Serb army, indicted for genocide and other war crimes against civilian populations.
U.S. sailors from the USS Bataan, responding to a distress call from a Turkish-flagged container vessel in the Aegean Sea, recovered two mariners.
Russia gave its defiant support to Crimean lawmakers who want to see their region split from Ukraine and join Russia despite the threat of sanctions.
Disburbing tales emerge from Crimea, the embattled Ukrainian peninsula at the heart of an international crisis.
Crimea's parliament has voted to secede and join Russia, and has scheduled a vote for residents to decide whether to stay or go. What are the consequences?
Here's a look at the life of Italian billionaire and former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi.
Two members of the dissident Russian punk band Pussy Riot were attacked by a group of men while eating breakfast at a McDonald's restaurant in a Russian city.
A Crimean parliament decision to hold a referendum on separation from Ukraine is an "illegitimate decision," Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said.
Tensions continue to mount in Crimea, where lawmakers voted Thursday in favor of rejoining Russia.
Legoland Windsor Resort, west of London, cancels a Muslim group's plans for "Family Funday" after receiving threats.
Although no solution to the Ukraine crisis has emerged, five scenarios to end the standoff are possible.
At about 33 feet long, weighing 4 to 5 tons and baring large blade-shaped teeth, the dinosaur Torvosaurus gurneyi was a formidable creature.
Here's a look at what you need to know 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.
Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero dedicated part of a London concert to those confronting the government in Venezuela.
Robert Serry, the U.N. envoy who was threatened by armed men in Crimea, called the situation "dangerous" in a CNN interview.
Liz Wahl resigns on-air from state-funded RT, saying she can't work for network 'that whitewashes the actions of (Russian leader Vladimir) Putin."
Tensions in Crimea continue with the presence of soldiers in green uniforms, presumed to be Russian.
A leaked call about the Ukraine crisis raises doubts about who is responsible for sniper fire in Kiev.
Scientists have unearthed a giant virus more than 30,000 years old from the frozen soil in a remote region of Siberia.
Foreign ministers from around the world didn't strike a deal over the Ukraine crisis Wednesday, but they agreed on one key thing: They'd rather talk than fight.
On her state-funded Russia Today show, Abby Martin sharply criticized what she called "Russia's military occupation of Crimea," the volatile peninsula in Ukraine.
Things are moving very fast in Ukraine. Here are Wednesday's latest developments:
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry accuses Russia of making up reasons for intervention in Ukraine.
In the wake of Russia's invasion of Crimea, the mood here Tuesday was tense, but the streets appeared eerily calm.
Ah gay Paris, the City of Lights, the fashion capital of the world (just ignore what New York hipsters have to say on the subject).
Here's a look at the life of His Serene Highness, Prince Albert II. He was formally invested as Monaco's ruler on July 12, 2005, following the death of his father, Prince Rainier. Albert has been credited with bringing many sporting and music events to Monaco.
Crimean residents say that while life continues normally, they are nervous about what is to come.
Russian and American leaders paint starkly different pictures of Ukraine, blaming each other for a crisis that shows no signs of simmering down.
Russia test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile Tuesday in a move that was planned before the current crisis in the Ukraine, two U.S. officials told CNN.
Things are moving very fast in Ukraine. Here are Tuesday's developments:
As Paris wraps up its prêt-à-porter shows for the Autumn-Winter 2014/15 collection, young designers from across the globe are hoping to make it up one more rung of a desperately steep ladder.
If a full-fledged war erupts, Ukraine's military would be dwarfed by Russia, its neighbor to the north.
What you need to know about the Russia-Ukraine standoff
Maia Mikhaluk is a Russian-speaking Ukrainian. She says Vladimir Putin is actually uniting the people of Ukraine.
Russia approved the use of military force in Ukraine on Saturday, despite warnings of consequences from the West, and Ukraine responded by saying any invasion into its territory would be illegitimate.
Tensions are mounting as Russian troops increase their presence in Ukraine's Crimean peninsula and world leaders push for a diplomatic solution to the crisis.
Russia showed no signs of backing down Monday even as world leaders threatened sanctions and sternly rebuked the country for sending troops into Ukraine.
The standoff in Ukraine's Crimea region is a strange one, where soldiers patrol amid an air of calm.
A look at the latest developments in Ukraine, Crimea and around the world as the world awaits Russia's next move.
The Obama administration is moving fast to prepare possible sanctions against Russia over the situation in Ukraine, if President Barack Obama decides to act, senior officials say.
As Ukraine's new leaders accused Russia of declaring war, Russia's prime minister warned Sunday that blood could be spilled amid growing instability.
Amid the chaos in Ukraine, an odd standoff played out Sunday at one military base on the country's Crimean peninsula.
Britain's Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have unveiled their itinerary for their visit to New Zealand and Australia next month -- but it's unclear whether Prince George will be attending engagements with them.
A former Guantanamo Bay detainee from Britain appeared in a London court Saturday, charged with Syria-related terrorism offenses, UK police said.
Western leaders hope diplomacy can dull the tensions between Russia and Ukraine and restore the status quo.
Russia's upper house of parliament voted Saturday to approve the sending of Russian military forces into Ukraine, amid mounting tensions in the Crimea region.
With Ukraine possibly teetering on the brink of war, here are three things you need to know about the conflict.
Rebekah Brooks testified in the United Kingdom phone hacking trial that she knowingly sanctioned payments to a public official while editor of Sun newspaper.
Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych said Friday in Russia he was not overthrown, but was forced to flee Ukraine under threat to his life.
It's another day of fast-moving events in Ukraine, and you're a little fuzzy on the details. So we're here to catch you up. Let's get started.
In his first public appearance since he was ousted from the Ukrainian presidency, Viktor Yanukovych says he's still the boss and wants to lead Ukraine to peace.
When the outgoing U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul looks at the situation in Ukraine, the words flow quickly.
Ukraine's ousted president Viktor Yanukovych will hold a press conference Friday in Russia, state news agency Itar-Tass said.
Yahoo is slamming as "completely unacceptable" a British agency's alleged collection of digital images while eavesdropping on webcam chats.
With the peninsula turning into a flashpoint for tensions between Ukraine, Russia and the West, here are five things you need to know about Crimea.
Dozens of armed men seized the regional government administration building in Ukraine's southern Crimean region Thursday and raised the Russian flag.
Here's a look at the life of Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the former USSR.
The captain of the Costa Concordia went back on board for the first time since the ship crashed off Italy's Giglio island in 2012, killing 32 people.
Russian military exercises near Ukraine's border raise concerns that Moscow is putting troops in position to move across the border if such orders are issued.
The legacy of deadly bombings in two London parks in 1982 threaten to derail Northern Ireland's peace process.
Rebekah Brooks has told a court how her relationship with Andy Coulson came under strain as they chased David Beckham stories for rival papers.
Demonstrators in Istanbul listen to opposition members lambast Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan over a phone tap scandal for a second day.
Russia ordered surprise military exercises on Ukraine's doorstep Wednesday as tensions in that country's southern Crimea region simmered.
Two men convicted of killing a British soldier on a London street last year were sentenced Wednesday, one to life in prison and the other to at least 45 years.
For six years Knox and her ex-boyfriend have proclaimed each other's innocence. That may be changing slightly.
Acting Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchinov on Tuesday delayed appointing an interim unity government until Thursday, prolonging Ukraine's instability.
Turkey's Prime Minister denounces telephone audio recordings that have exploded throughout Turkish social media and political circles like a bombshell.
A former Guantanamo Bay detainee from Britain is among four people arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offenses, UK police said Tuesday.
Former newspaper chief Rebekah Brooks denied Tuesday ever having approved the practice of phone hacking while editor of the former UK tabloid News of the World.
The world's oldest known Holocaust survivor has died at age 110, her grandson told CNN Sunday.
Authorities in Ukraine have issued an arrest warrant for ousted President Viktor Yanukovych, saying he is wanted for the "mass killings" of civilians.
While there's plenty of uncertainty to go around, some winners and losers emerge from the recent chaos in Ukraine.
Ukraine is on edge Monday after a weekend of breakneck developments that have recast the country's political landscape.
The gunbattle was so close it rattled the walls.
National Security Adviser Susan Rice warned that it "would be a grave mistake" if Russia intervened militarily in the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.
A tidal wave of change washed over Ukraine, sweeping away its president, setting free an opposition leader, and leaving an altered political landscape.
Yulia Tymoshenko is back in the center stage of Ukraine politics. And it's like she never left.
Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko was released from prison Saturday as President Viktor Yanukovych vowed not to step down or leave the country.
A U.S. student who went missing while studying abroad in Italy was found dead inside a railroad tunnel in central Rome, police there said Saturday.
As developments continue to move quickly in Ukraine, the key players in the unrest are making moves. Here are brief profiles to explain who's who in the crisis.
As violence raged on Thursday in central Kiev, 21-year-old volunteer medic Olyesa Zhukovska was providing first aid to wounded protesters when she was struck in the neck by a sniper's bullet.
Matteo Renzi was sworn in Saturday as Italy's youngest Prime Minister, alongside his new Cabinet of 16 ministers.
Pope Francis will create 19 new cardinals Saturday in a ceremony in the Vatican's St. Peter's Square -- the first such appointments since he was elected.
Ukraine's President and opposition leaders agreed Friday to a deal meant to end the country's political crisis and days of bloody fighting.
A protester in military fatigues and an old steel army helmet barks out orders to a line of Ukrainian police officers -- yes, police officers.
Ex-newspaper chief Rebekah Brooks was emotional Friday as she was quizzed about her alleged affair with Andy Coulson at their trial on phone hacking charges.
After police detentions, interrogations and a public flogging from Cossacks, punk band Pussy Riot strikes back.
Ukrainian leaders are discussing a possible way out of the bubbling unrest and rising violence that escalated to new, bloody heights on Thursday.
Ukraine's three-month anti-government protests have escalated into violent clashes. But what led to the crisis?
As violence in Kiev continues to explode, reports of hotel lobbies and churches being used as makeshift clinics have surfaced on social media and in news reports.
Here's a look at what you need to know about the phone hacking scandal in the United Kingdom. Journalists at British newspapers are accused of making payments to police and hacking into the phones of celebrities, law makers, royalty, murder victims and other figures in the news.
The photograph on the left, taken on April 22, 2009, shows Independence Square, also known as Maidan, in Kiev, Ukraine with the Monument to Berehynia in the center.
Rebekah Brooks, the former boss of News International, testified for the first time Thursday in her trial on charges she was part of a phone hacking conspiracy.
The P5+1 and Iran have agreed a framework for comprehensive negotiations over Tehran's nuclear program, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said in Vienna.
CNN International was named News Channel of the Year for the second year running at the Royal Television Society Awards in London.
Ukraine's president declares the start of "negotiations aimed at cessation of bloodshed and stabilization" in the unsettled Eastern European nation.
Rebekah Brooks, the ex-boss of News International, begins her defense Wednesday against allegations she was part of a conspiracy to intercept the voicemails.
Two members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot, Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, released Tuesday after brief detention in Sochi.
A violent showdown appeared likely in Ukraine after new clashes left 21 people dead and parts of the capital afire.