Pet owner casually takes giant tortoise for a walk

CBS World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 7:34pm
A Japanese man enjoys taking his pet tortoise, dressed in stylish outfits, out for leisurely strolls around Tokyo. Animal lovers who spot the unlikely duo are quickly sharing photos of the pair online.

After Germanwings crash, airline CEO urges pilots to marry

CBS World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 6:18pm
Turkish Airlines' CEO has one possible solution to avoid another case like last month's crash in the Alps

Shops, cars torched in Johannesburg as anti-immigrant violence surges

CBS World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 5:08pm
Attacks on foreigners have left at least five people dead and forced more than 2,000 to flee their homes in South Africa

Al Qaeda in Yemen seizes huge weapons depot from army

CBS World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 4:54pm
Branch widely seen as network's most lethal franchise takes dozens of tanks, rocket launchers and small arms

Iraqi PM: Saudi-led airstrikes against rebels in Yemen not helpful

CBS World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 4:00pm
Al-Abadi tells Charlie Rose that he doesn't think the airstrikes are helping the situation "at all," and the Saudis should not be conducting them

Car bomb explodes outside U.S. Consulate in Iraq

CBS World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 2:45pm
AP reporter on the scene says the large blast went off just outside the consulate building in Kurdish capital of Erbil

Baby echidna rescued after bulldozer destroys its home

CBS World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 2:22pm
A baby echidna is recovering at an Australian zoo after being injured when a bulldozer destroyed its home. CBSN's Meg Oliver and Vladimir Duthiers have more.

Anti-foreigner violence in South Africa

CBS World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 1:44pm
Violence against immigrants in South Africa has killed at least five people, left hundreds unable to return home, and let to demonstrations against xenophobia

Anti-immigrant violence rekindles disturbing apartheid-era images in South Africa

CBS World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 1:42pm
New instances of xenophobic violence being fueled by poverty, ignorance and desperation, CBS News' Debora Patta says

Iraq official says top Saddam aide killed

CBS World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 1:35pm
"Only huge fish that got away" ex-Vice President Izzat al-Douri joined insurgency and has been wanted for years

Stars join Global Citizen to help fight poverty with music

CBS World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 12:03pm
Some of music’s biggest stars will be on stage in Washington this weekend at the Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day with the goal of ending world poverty by 2030. The participating artists include Mary J. Blige, No Doubt and Usher. Global Citizen's CEO Hugh Evans and the organization's ambassador Deborra-Lee Furness join "CBS This Morning" to discuss a new platform launch.

Thousands of migrants risking lives to reach Italy

CBS World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 10:38am
The Italian government is under severe pressure from a huge influx of migrants fleeing Africa and the Middle East by sea. A boatload of refugees was taken to Pozzallo on the island of Sicily Thursday. While on assignment for "60 Minutes," Clarissa Ward was aboard the Coast Guard ship that rescued the migrants. She reports from the scene.

Iraqi PM on why Saudi airstrikes against Yemen rebels not helpful

CBS World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 10:36am
As Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi wrapped up his first official visit to the White House, he sat down with Charlie Rose to discuss Iran's involvement in fighting ISIS, and to warn that Saudi Arabia's U.S.-backed military campaign against rebels in Yemen should be halted.

Chinese journalist Gao Yu convicted of leaking government secrets

CBS World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 10:32am
Human rights groups are protesting the lengthy prison sentence for Yu. She was convicted of revealing Chinese state secrets. The sentence is sending a chilling message. Seth Doane reports on how this incident is indicative of a wider trend, as the Communist Party clamps down on dissent.

Iraq says ISIS beaten in area south of key refinery

CBS World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 10:19am
Militants have waged deadly assault on Beiji refinery this week, breaching the complex for 1st time, but Iraq claims progress

China journalist jailed for "leaking state secrets"

CBS World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:28am
Gao Yu's 7-year sentence sends chilling message amid Communist Party's crackdown on anything resembling dissent

Ohio man to be arraigned on ​federal terrorism charges

CBS World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:43am
Former FBI agent Phillip Mudd says Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud represented a more serious threat than a typical homegrown jihadist

Migrant crisis in Mediterranean reaching epidemic levels

CBS World News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:08pm
Clarissa Ward reports from an Italian Coast Guart vessel, part of the massive effort to rescue thousands of migrants

Take a tour of "The Beatles" iconic studio

CBS World News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 6:54pm
Google is giving Beatles fans a treat by providing a virtual tour of their iconic studio.

How The U.K. is preparing for royal baby #2

CBS World News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 6:34pm
Roya Nikkhah, a journalist who covers the royal family, joins CBSN to explain how London is preparing for the birth of William and Kate's second child.

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