The most severe flooding in half a century in Thailand continues, and Bangkok residents prepare for the worst as floods are predicted to enter the capital Friday.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez heads home Thursday after undergoing five days of medical tests in Cuba.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets the Afghan president and other government officials Thursday for talks aimed at boosting reconciliation efforts in the nation.
An Ohio sheriff believes no more exotic animals are on the loose after his deputies killed 49 lions, tigers and other wild animals freed from a local farm by its suicidal owner.
Indonesian security forces arrested about 300 protesters who gathered Wednesday in the eastern province of West Papua to declare independence, Human Rights Watch said.
Nearly 800 dogs were rescued by a Chinese animal protection group last Saturday night in the city of Zigong, in southwest Sichuan province.
Carla Bruni, the wife of French President Nicolas Sarkozy, has given birth to a girl, a very close family friend told CNN on Wednesday.
Protesters and police clash violently in front of the Greek parliament building in Athens on the first day of a two-day general strike over austerity measures.
At least 25 soldiers are killed in a series of rocket attacks on military sites in the town of Cukurca in southeast Turkey.
Fifteen civilians were killed and dozens injured Wednesday as clashes and shooting broke out across the Syrian city of Homs, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.