Russia needs to boost forces in Crimea because of the Ukraine crisis and a foreign military build-up, Russia's defence minister says.
Ukrainian MPs adopt a law granting special status to parts of eastern regions held by pro-Russian rebels and an amnesty for rebel fighters.
Chinese footwear firm Ultrasonic has announced the disappearance of its chief executive and chief operating officer, along with most of its cash.
GENEVA - An international coalition will be formed to fight the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, high-ran...
Irate passengers prevent a senior Pakistani politician from boarding a flight, after they were kept on board for two hours until he arrived.
Cheaper food and fuel prices helped to push down the UK consumer price inflation rate to 1.5% in August, official figures show.
NFL star Adrian Peterson's indictment on child abuse charges has sparked a debate about whether corporal punishment is justified and effective.
Panasonic unveils a hybrid smartphone-camera, at the Photokina trade show in Cologne.
When Yusuke Kirimoto visited his relatives in Japan, they would jokingly say, "the sumo wrestler is back." Their comments prompted him to change his lifestyle -- and lose 102 pounds.
Bay Area residents were puzzled by a streak of light in the night sky. CNN affiliate KPIX has the full story.
Fighter jets and other combat aircraft used Taiwan's main highway as a makeshift airstrip Tuesday as part of a dawn drill that simulated an attack from China.
A Taliban suicide car bomber attacks a foreign military convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing three Nato personnel and injuring at least 16 civilians.
Hiding in the dark during Algerian gas plant attack
Police hunting for suspects of the murder of two Britons in Thailand release CCTV images as the victims' families pay tribute.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford tells a columnist he is feeling "pretty sick" in hospital as he undergoes testing for tumours in his abdomen and lungs.
Armed robbers steal the archbishop of Rio de Janeiro's crucifix, even though one of the gang recognised him and apologised.
To hear prosecutors tell it, Darrien Hunt lunged at officers with a "samurai-type sword" before he was killed.
Actress Emma Thompson says her recent stage comeback in Sweeney Todd brought her to tears and that it is a "dream come true" to bring the production to London.