The pro-democracy demonstrators faced off with authorities after a rally outside government headquarters
Although religious conservatives remain powerful in Iran, in a growing number of groups, hardline politics are being sidestepped
Hermit Kingdom announces new senior position for Kim Yo Jong in support of her brother's authoritarian rule
Los Angeles couple Matthew and Grace Huang said their 8-year-old adopted child had eating disorder that killed her
Catholic and Orthodox leaders issue joint declaration against the persecution of religious minorities in Syria and Iraq
As many as 30 airstrikes by U.S.-led coalition targeted militants' defacto capital of Raqqa; extremist bombings kill several in Baghdad
Antigua & Barbuda appointed the actor to the position of special economic envoy
ISIS "used to attack the town from three sides. Today, they are attacking from four sides," Kurdish official says; Turkey denies claim
Despite the increase, officials believe it may not be enough as the crisis worsens in the West African nation
Hundreds had gathered in central mosque in region terrorized by extremist group Boko Haram
He is only the fourth pope to ever visit the country, which is overwhelmingly Muslim. His trip was designed to strengthen ties with the Muslim world, while condemning the Islamic militant violence. Allen Pizzey reports.
On a 3-day state visit to Turkey, pontiff meets with Muslim leaders concerned with growing "Islamophobic paranoia" in the West
In the world's biggest water division project, China is spending $80 billion to build waterways throughout the north of their country. Many rivers in the north have run dry, so the project aims to divert water from the south. Seth Doane reports from Beijing.
A court in Egypt dismissed criminal charges against former president Hosni Mubarak. He was accused of presiding over the murder of more than 900 people protesting his government in 2011. Alex Ortiz reports from Cairo.
In a rare visit to Turkey, Pope Francis discussed ISIS and Muslim extremism that is threatening that country. He also visited holy sites and met with Christian leaders. Allen Pizzey reports from Istanbul.
Charges stemmed from deaths of hundreds of protesters in 2011 uprising that toppled his nearly 30-year reign
In addition to the number of inmates dying of drug overdoses, another 100 were still being treated for intoxication
Scott Pelley reports from the Jordan-Syria border on the men and women helping Syrians escape war
The comedian portrayed iconic Spanish-language characters for more than 40 years
The Chinese government is spending almost $80 billion on 2,700 miles of waterways being built to make up for the now dry Yongding river