Scientists in the U.K. have gained permission to modify the genetic make-up of human embryos for the first time.
An estimated 3,500 people, mainly women and children, are being held as slaves in Iraq by Islamic State militants, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
Four years after the Arab Spring, the lynchpin of OPEC faces more social unrest as Saudis digest unaccustomed austerity amid plummeting oil prices.
The Saudi foreign minister insists the cleric executed at the weekend was a terrorist and tells CNBC that "Iranians have got away with murder."
What's the likelihood of a "scorched earth" oil-price battle between Iran and Saudi Arabia? The experts weigh in.
Islamic State has issued a detailed ruling on when "owners" of women enslaved by the extremist group can have sex with them.
The season of giving may have turned into the season of stealing in New Jersey.
Diageo is pushing a new alcohol-free Guinness made exclusively for Indonesia, after an unexpected clampdown on beer sales there.
The Holy See tries to address most of the outstanding legal loopholes.
The Vatican confirmed some "irregularities" were discovered after a German newspaper reported that investigators found about $22,000 in a desk drawer.
"When he was talking about Muslims, attacking them ... I had to admit I made a mistake in my supporting Mr. Trump." NBC News reports.
The front-runner canceled an event where he had planned to announce endorsements from black pastors after academics and clergy urged them to reconsider.
Many Muslim Americans might vote for a Republican presidential candidate — if only the party would give them a reason to. The Financial Times reports.
Canada's Miss World entrant has been refused entry to China for the pageant, apparently due to her comments on China's human rights record.
Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group president, provides insight to global terrorism and U.S. policy on refugees, Syria and ISIS.
At the APEC Summit, U.S. President Barack Obama will highlight that economics is the foundation of security , says Ernest Bower, senior adviser and Sumitro chair for SEA studies at CSIS.
Two weeks after a man was lynched for allegedly eating beef sparked global outrage, Indian PM Narendra Modi finally broke his silence.
A Muslim farmworker has been dragged from his home in an Indian village and beaten to death by an angry mob after rumors were spread that his family had been eating beef and storing the meat in their home.
St. Gregory's University in Oklahoma owns and leases out 800 properties to oil and gas firms, despite Pope Francis’ call to arms against fossil fuel.
Pope Francis is neither an economist or a policymaker, but one analyst told CNBC the pontiff can speak to 'what's working.'