Yearender: What happened around the globe in 2014

2014-12-23 08:48:41

The world in the past year suffered panic and terror the like of which looks set to continue with war and adversity seemingly around every corner. There were also humanitarian concerns with disease and poverty testing the resolve of nations.

The world in photos: Dec 15-21

2014-12-22 09:58:35

The world in photos: Dec 15-21

Year-end review 2014: Catching air

2014-12-19 14:21:33

Luke Saville of Australia reaches to hit a return to Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria during their men's singles tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London in this June 25, 2014 file photo.

Happy Christmas market

2014-12-17 13:16:34

Originating in Germany and Austria, Christmas markets have a history of more than 700 years. Street bazaars associated with Advent, the four weeks before Christmas Day, are celebrated in various styles around the world.

The world in photos: Dec 8-14

2014-12-15 10:48:13

The world in photos

Oddball, crackpot and just plain weird events of 2014

2014-12-11 11:07:38

Eventual winners Jesse Wall carries Christina Arsenault through the water pit while competing in the North American Wife Carrying Championship at Sunday River ski resort in Newry, Maine in this October 11, 2014 file photo.

More risk, more fun: extreme sports of 2014

2014-12-09 09:56:31

Yearender: risk seekers' crazy year

World in photos: Dec 1-7

2014-12-08 10:47:09

World in photos: Dec 1-7

Female VIPs steal the spotlight in 2014

2014-12-08 09:35:42

As Peng Liyuan, China's first lady, charmed the world with her elegant behavior and stylish outfits, let's take a look at other female VIPs who also caught the eye during 2014.

Feature: Mom of sextuplets becomes grannie

2014-12-02 09:16:33

The mom of the world's only all-girl sextuplets calls it a day, to enjoy life as a grandmother.

The world in photos: Nov 24-30

2014-12-01 10:50:15

The world in photos: Nov 24-30

Protesters rally against violence to women

2014-11-26 14:06:05

Women rally to protest on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women