Death row appeal fails: Australian 'Bali Nine' drug smugglers face execution.

An Indonesian court has rejected a bid by two Australian drug smugglers -- members of the so-called "Bali Nine" -- to challenge their planned executions.Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran are awaiting death by firing squad on Indonesia's so-called "execution island" for their role in a failed 2005 heroin smuggling plot.

What's in the Iran nuclear deal? 7 key points.

Six world powers led by the United States announced on Thursday a framework deal with Iran limiting its nuclear program. The agreement outlines major points to be flesh out in a final deal,

Killing in the heartland; heartbreak in China.

On the nights the father can sleep, he awakes crying.The grief becomes even more overbearing during the day, when his only daughter stares back from photographs in the family home.

Kenya's Garissa University College awakens to Islamist militants' terror.

The sun hadn't risen at Garissa University College. Most students slept in their beds. A few had woken up to head to early morning Christian prayers.Then the terror beganIt started with an explosion and gunshots around 5:30 a.m.

54 dead after trawler sinks off Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula.

At least 54 people have died and 15 others are missing after a Russian fishing vessel sank off the Kamchatka Peninsula, according to Russia's state-run Tass news agency.

Officials: Al Qaeda fighters free 270 from Yemeni prison.

Al Qaeda fighters attacked a prison in the coastal Yemeni city of Al Mukallah early Thursday, freeing nearly at least 270 prisoners, a third of whom have al Qaeda links, a senior Defense Ministry official has told CNN.

Al-Shabaab storms Garissa University College in Kenya; 15 dead, hostages taken.

- 7:07 a.m. ET: Heavy gunfire and explosions continue at Garissa University College, more than nine hours after the attack began, CNN affiliate NTV says. Hundreds of students flee, some crawling.

Does Israel have a military option vs. Iran nuclear program?

The Iran nuclear negotiations in Lausanne, Switzerland, reportedly have made substantive progress, inching closer toward a provisional agreement between the P5+1 and Iran.

Power outage hits much of Turkey; officials won't rule out terrorism.

A massive power outage spread across Turkey on Tuesday, blacking out a broad swath of the country and affecting some flights.Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said all possible causes were under investigation,

Germanwings co-pilot reported depression during training.

Years before he was at the controls of a Germanwings plane that plunged into the French Alps, Andreas Lubitz told the airline he worked for that he'd had a bout with depression.Lubitz,