South Sudan forces have captured a disputed oil-rich area along the border with Sudan, escalating tensions between the two longtime rivals and threatening a return to war.
Though China's economy is slowing, it should be able to achieve the desired "soft landing," according to a new analysis from the World Bank.
Log on to the Korean Central News Agency's state-run website and you'll find a concise explanation of what North Korea's launch of an Unha-3 long-range missile is all about: It's not about the missile, it's about the satellite sitting on top of that missile.
An aid worker's recent visit to North Korea shows how the decision to withhold food aid because of Pyongyang's planned rocket launch will affect malnourished people on the ground.
Maoist insurgents in the Indian state of Orissa have set free the second of two Italians they kidnapped almost a month ago, but a local legislator is still being held, a government spokesman said Thursday.
CNN's Stan Grant offers a first-person view of being a witness to the cult of North Korea's Kim dynasty
China moves to contain the Bo Xilai scandal.
What will Greek elections mean for the country's future? An explainer.
British Prime Minister David Cameron will arrive in Myanmar Friday accompanied by a delegation of 10 business leaders -- a measure of how quickly the once reclusive Southeast Asian country is reengaging with the world both diplomatically and economically.
A pair of strong earthquakes rocked Mexico's Gulf of California only minutes apart early Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
Sony's new CEO has pledged to cut 10,000 jobs - about 6% of its workforce
China has stepped up its engagement with Africa in recent years, scouring the resource-rich continent in its bid to access natural resources and forge new trade routes. But the Asian powerhouse is also emerging as an attractive business destination for Africans.
When Petra Kvitova won her first grand slam title at Wimbledon last year, many tipped the Czech to be the next world No.1.
What's happens now that Zimmerman is charged in Trayvon Martin death?
The second-degree murder charge George Zimmerman faces in the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin surprised some observers, but it's typical in "heat of passion" slayings, a Florida defense lawyer said Thursday.