A few months back, a CNN producer asked me to participate in a network series. It sounded easy enough. Come up with the person who most impacted your life, she said. We'll make a story out of it and then air it nationwide.
Billions of dollars in new humanitarian aid is critical but ultimately insufficient to end the suffering of those affected by the war in Syria, the United Nations high commissioner for refugees says.
Sanctions against Iran were imposed by the United States and Europe to punish the government and try to effect policy change, but of course ordinary Iranians were hit too.
On any regular morning in the bustling port city of Mumbai in western India, a thick, yellow-gray pall hangs over the city. Driving on one of the metropolis' highways, buildings just dozens of meters away are hard to make out through the early morning smog.
Militants attacked a sparsely manned U.N. police base in Timbuktu, Mali, on Friday morning, sparking a fight in which Malian and U.N. peacekeeping forces eventually retook the center, a United Nations representative in the West African nation said.
An al Qaeda linked militant group claims it is holding an Australian doctor and his wife who were abducted last month in Burkina Faso.
One person has been killed and two injured in a shooting at the Regency Hotel in Dublin, a police representative has told CNN.
With the Zika virus sweeping across the Americas and the number of birth defects in Brazil on the rise, a top Brazilian researcher has compared the Zika pandemic to the AIDS crisis of the 1980s.
A laptop computer may have concealed the explosives that ripped a hole in a Somali airliner Tuesday, according to a source familiar with the investigation and a Western official based in Mogadishu.
The first thing you notice about the Benjamin Franklin is just how big it is — overwhelmingly big.