A Roman villa's wine cellar, converted into an air raid shelter for Benito Mussolini and the Italian dictator's family, opens to the public.
Among the Kurdish fighters defending the Syrian town of Kobani against ISIS militants are thousands of women, an unusual phenomenon in the Muslim world in which warfare is often associated with manhood.
Hundreds of thousands of people marched in Rome Saturday to protest against Premier Matteo Renzi's drive to make it easier to fire workers.
Musician Jack Bruce, best known as the bassist from the 1960s group Cream, has died. He was 71.
Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space.
Authorities are seeking a motive as to why a high school student in Washington shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others in a campus cafeteria before killing himself.
Ukraine's parliamentary elections on Sunday promise to usher in a fresh class of politicians, but for millions of Ukrainians change is no promise of improvement.
Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her, the official IRNA news agency reported.
Officials in Mali are working to identify everyone who came into contact with a two-year-old girl who has died from Ebola.
From a brazen attack on Parliament Hill to the festival of lights, a look at some of the top news images of the week from around the world.
Remains found in a rural area earlier this month are those of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, local authorities say.
A toddler who introduced the Ebola virus to Mali has died, a health official says.
Police in Washington responded Friday to a high school north of Seattle following reports of a shooting.
The first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus.
This week China launched an unmanned probe to the moon, a rehearsal for a future robotic sample-return mission.
Lululemon has landed in hot water with some after announcing a charitable partnership linking the Canadian retailer with Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama.
Is Western military intervention in the Middle East only provoking more radicalism? Or have we passed the point of no return?
The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start getting tested in January.
Turkish authorities have begun an investigation into an unidentified yellow powder that was found in a package received at the Canadian Consulate in Istanbul.
China launched an experimental spacecraft Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.