Two explosions rocked Istanbul near Besiktas Vodafone Arena football stadium, according to Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu.
A CNN crew captured the sound of one of the explosions that rocked Istanbul. CNN's Natalie Allen reports.
At least 29 people, mostly police officers, have been killed and 166 wounded in Saturday's twin bombings in Istanbul, Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu said in a press conference Sunday.
Russian airstrikes drove ISIS fighters from Syria's Palmyra overnight, just hours after the militant group tried to regain control of the ancient city, a monitor said Sunday.
An explosion near a Coptic church in the Egyptian capital has left at least 20 people dead and 35 others injured, local media reported.
A fiery fuel tanker crash in Kenya on Saturday killed at least 33 people and injured many others, according to officials.
As many as 50 people were killed after a church in Uyo, Nigeria, collapsed on worshippers, officials said.
ExxonMobil Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson is the leading candidate for Secretary of State in a Donald Trump administration, multiple sources familiar with the transition process tell CNN on Saturday.
Now we know: Russia was apparently trying very hard to get Donald Trump elected, and the two parties reacted very differently to that fact.
At least eight people have died, while 15 have sustained injuries, after a car bomb exploded in Somalia on Sunday morning.
Venezuelan officials have confiscated nearly 5 million toys from a toy distributor, accusing the company of planning to sell them at inflated prices during the Christmas season.
Bob Dylan was notably absent Saturday to accept his Nobel Prize for literature, but his words and music still rang out with a passionate performance by Patti Smith in his stead.
Half his country may not support his efforts at peace, but Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos now has a Nobel Peace Prize for pursuing a deal to end the longest-running war in the Americas.
Jennifer Lawrence has long endeared herself to the public by being cool and down-to-earth, what with her fry eating and face planting and all manner of quirky hijinks.
While on "The Tonight Show," actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson decided to give a military family a surprise for the holidays.
More than a month since last tasting victory in La Liga, Barcelona finally ended its winless run with a comfortable three points over struggling Osasuna.
After his defeat in the December 1 election, Gambian President Yahya Jammeh declared his "total rejection" of the results and called for his country to vote again.
It's not often that a start-up can claim to be a world-beater from the off. But that's precisely what's happening in the auto industry, where Chinese unknown NextEV has launched what it claims is the world's fastest electric car.
See some of the most memorable selfies taken in 2016.
Imagine taking charge of a major company in a high-pressure, big-money industry, before you've even turned 30.
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Many a child spent their youth scrambling up trees and building secret dens in the branches.
Dylann Roof wasted no time confessing to the massacre at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, according to an FBI video shown Friday at his murder trial in Charleston, South Carolina.
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A senior US military official tells CNN that the US forces got "tantalizingly close" to catching ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
After hundreds of years, experts have solved one of the art world's great mysteries.
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Ho Chi Minh City is widely considered the food capital of Vietnam.
OK, it's cool to be Mick Jagger. He's the ultimate rock star, still fronting the Rolling Stones when most of his contemporaries are in quiet retirement.
The impeachment by the South Korean national assembly of President Park Geun-hye has not only sent shockwaves through Korea and its neighbors, but also caused great confusion. Nothing quite like this has ever happened in South Korea before.
Meg Jacobs says Donald Trump didn't invent the idea of putting government foes in charge of agencies whose mission they oppose. Ronald Reagan did it extensively -- with mixed results
Rules don't apply to Russia. But Russia applies rules to other people. That, put crudely, is the Kremlin's outlook on life, writes Edward Lucas.
In the movie "The Godfather," Vito Corleone was not making deals, he was making offers people could not refuse. He was not giving orders either, he was giving suggestions that sounded like orders, because they were backed by unspeakable threats. Unfortunately, this behavior is not just a creation of Mario Puzo's imagination, nor is it limited to criminal organizations. In most countries without the rule of law, this is the way governments make economic policy. In the better ones, at least physical threats are spared, but it is simply because economic ones are more than sufficient.
The United States is bumbling its way toward the bitter end of the death penalty. As the numbers of executions fall every year, the state-ordered deaths that we do commit become that much more unusual, freakish and unfair applications of the law. As states scramble to implement arbitrary new lethal injection protocols, the cruelty of the procedure only worsens. The way Alabama killed the convicted murderer Ronald B. Smith on Thursday is only the latest example.
Andy Stein shifts on the balls of his feet, leans against a wooden railing, and fidgets.
As Lauren Chopek painfully details her story, she does so with the reticence of a survivor, as if somehow remaining silent would have been better.
"When I woke up I didn't know that I was in China."
Across the U.S., there is a movement to prioritize human trafficking prevention in our nation's communities. Schools, youth service programs, juvenile corrections services, group homes, and other youth-oriented spaces have begun to recognize their great potential to empower youth to stay safe from exploitation.