Egypt is striking back against ISIS for the brutal killing of 21 Egyptian Christians. Airstrikes have targeted ISIS camps and other facilities in Libya, where the Egyptian Christians were beheaded. This latest brutality shows ISIS' expanding influence beyond Iraq and Syria.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is the latest world leader to announce he'll leave power — toppled by the increasing debt crisis in Europe. Like Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou, Berlusconi lost the support of his people and his government.
If all goes as planned, the massive closure of European air space that happened when a volcano on Iceland erupted for days in 2010 won't have to happen again, if research on an ash detection system leads to new technology to route planes around trouble spots.
The United States is held in high regard in Kosovo because of its role in supporting the former Serbian province's bid for independence. So, for many Kosovars, having a beefy American muscle car is a high sign of status. So much so that Kosovars living abroad, even in the U.S., often bring their cars home with them on vacation.
Thieves broke into the stables at a horse show in Umbria and kidnapped a pint-sized horse named Charlie. He's considered one of the world's smallest horses. We find our more about this mystery with reporter Rosie Schammel of 'The Local.'
China's notorious air pollution makes this photo of a digitally-presented sunrise in an ad seem very eerie. Uganda's president is reconsidering a widely-criticized anti-gay law that the country's parliament passed last month. And India's Olympic team just got the nod to head to Sochi, but can't represent the country. All that and more, in this special weekend edition of the Global Scan.
The Vatican is dense with art and history — every arch, piece of art and ceiling has a story to tell. But so do the floors, which are easy to miss. Whether paved with marble from the Coliseum or sporting mosaics from ancient villas, the floors of the Vatican have much to tell.
Their 19-month-old daughter plunged underwater. The mother couldn't swim. She got the life jacket while her husband dived under the surface, trying to save one of the hundreds of migrants after their Europe-bound vessel capsized.