International

(CNN) -- North Korea bragged Wednesday about the "spectacular success" of its first ever hydrogen bomb test, a defiant act that leader Kim Jong Un -- in a statement read on state television -- said would "make the world ... look up to our strong nuclear country." But did it...
HONG KONG (CNN) -- North Korea says it has successfully carried out a hydrogen bomb test, which if confirmed, will be a first for the reclusive regime and a significant advancement for its military ambitions. A hydrogen bomb is more powerful than plutonium weapons, which is what...
Air Force Maj. Adrianna Vorderbruggen (left) was among six killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan (image courtesy of the Military Partners and Families Coalition) (CNN) -- One of the six people killed in Monday's suicide bombing in Afghanistan was an airman who reportedly...
By Vasco Cotovio and Ben Brumfield CNN ROME (CNN) -- Pope Francis has recognized a second miracle attributed to Mother Teresa, paving her way to sainthood. On Thursday, he ratified a miracle attributed to her after her death, the Italian Catholic Bishops' association's official...
(CNN) -- A teacher who claimed to have been stabbed by a masked man at a kindergarten on Monday "made up the attack," the Paris prosecutor's office told CNN. The male teacher claimed to have been stabbed in the throat by a masked man who yelled that the attack "was for Daesh."...
(CNN) -- Geneva, Switzerland, is on high alert as police search for suspects who may be related to the terror attacks in Paris. Swiss national authorities gave Geneva authorities a description of suspects who could be in Geneva or the Geneva region. Investigations are being...
By Jason Hanna and Alla Eshchenko CNN (CNN) -- Turkey has only just begun to feel repercussions for downing a Russian warplane last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin warned during his annual state of the union address Thursday, hours before the countries' foreign ministers...
Oscar Pistorius (image courtesy of CNN) (CNN) -- Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of the murder of Reeva Steenkamp, after South Africa's Supreme Court overturned the previous conviction of culpable homicide. Judge Eric Leach ruled Thursday that Paralympic gold medalist...
By Don Melvin, Jethro Mullen and Zeynep Bilginsoy CNN ISTANBUL (CNN) -- Tensions in the Middle East ratcheted up dangerously Wednesday, a day after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane, with the Turkish President accusing Russia of deceit and Russia announcing it would deploy...