Colombian Farc leftist rebel group suspends its unilateral ceasefire following army attack in which 26 fighters died.
At least 39 people are killed in a shoot-out on the border between the Mexican states of Michoacan and Jalisco.
For the past year, there have been reports that chemicals such as chlorine and ammonia continue to be used for attacks in Syria. So why is it so difficult to monitor what weapons Syria has?
Uzbekistan's answer to the selfie stick
Spaniards are poised to give their political masters a bloody nose in a bumper election year, reports James Badcock.
Ronnie Brewer's 425-pound weight-loss campaign has gone viral. He credits hard work, his two trainers and Taylor Swift.
The Afghans who have made Kolkata their home
Kim Jong Un's older brother was seen at an Eric Clapton concert in London. CNN's Brian Todd takes a closer look at the whole Kim family.
Does a death sentence always mean death?
Chromium is the chemical element of modernity - the key to innumerable gleaming, spotless surfaces. But it harbours a dark secret.
Sweden, Russia and Italy are among the favourites to win the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest, which takes place in Vienna later.
The "friendly" mother of six who killed herself in a hotel
A US cable network pulls a long running reality TV show over allegations of sexual abuse by one of its members.
The recent, dramatic gains by Islamic State fighters across Syria and Iraq are prompting fresh doubts over whether the coalition strategy to defeat them is working.
Texas law enforcement officials are investigating what they say are new threats against officers from biker gangs in the wake of a recent shootout in Waco.
Michael Sam, who was the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL, finally will get to play football again.
Hull face Manchester United looking to overhaul Newcastle and avoid relegation on the last day of the top-flight season.