Pakistan protesters march on Islamabad

CBS World News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:33pm
Cricket-star-turned-politician Imran Khan and Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri are leading thousands of Pakistanis in protest in the streets of Islamabad against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Hamas says they kidnapped and killed 3 Israeli teens at West Bank

CBS World News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:15pm
This is the first time anyone from the militant group has taken responsibility for the attack that helped spur the current conflict in Gaza

Large protests may trigger crackdown in Pakistan

CBS World News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 5:26pm
Cricket star turned politician, moderate Islamic scholar have led thousands of protesters to paralyze parts of capital

"Multiple kidnappings for ransom" funding ISIS, source says

CBS World News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 3:35pm
Captives are often employed by European corporations who quietly pay ransom demands to get their people back, counterterrorism source tells CBS News

"Pinocchio" villa for sale

CBS World News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 2:48pm
The Italian villa where "Pinocchio" was written in 1883 is on the market for $25 million

London Zoo weigh-in

CBS World News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 1:02pm
London Zoo conducts its annual animal weigh-in

Authorities analyze voice in hunt for James Foley's killer

CBS World News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:52pm
Former captive says masked jihadi appears to be one of several British militants - nicknamed "The Beatles" by hostages

Obama underestimating "serious" threat from ISIS?

CBS World News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:08am
Former deputy CIA chief Mike Morell says administration must target ISIS leaders now to protect Americans, and he's not sure the White House gets it

Ukraine claims upper hand against rebels in east

CBS World News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 8:58am
Gov't says troops battling pro-Russia separatists have forced them from one battered town, and have them nearly surrounded in their last stronghold

Israeli strike kills 3 top Hamas military leaders

CBS World News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:05am
Hamas says its military chief escaped Israeli strike a day earlier; tough talk from Israeli PM

What kind of risk does ISIS pose to the U.S.?

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:08pm
Extremist group's recruitment of Americans and Europeans could present long-term threat to the homeland

U.S. tried to rescue hostages in Syria, but couldn't find them

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:47pm
U.S. troops sent to Syria earlier this summer on mission to free captive Americans, including slain journalist James Foley, but came up empty-handed

ISIS uses sophisticated approach to pull off brutal agenda

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:04pm
From propaganda videos to lure Western recruits to selling gas and electricity, extremist group wields power on several fronts

Obama on ISIS: Tough words, but will it lead to more action?

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:57pm
The execution of American journalist James Foley personalizes the fight against ISIS for the U.S., experts say

Iceland volcano eruption could threaten Europe's airspace

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:51pm
Authorities in Iceland are warning the airline industry about a possible volcanic eruption that could send ash spewing into the sky - and into the path of planes. CBS News' Alphonso Van Marsh reports.

Israeli strike kills Hamas leader's wife, child, militants say

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:43pm
Mohammed Deif, Hamas' shadowy military chief, has escaped numerous assassination attempts; Netanyahu indicates long fight ahead

Former Iraq ambassador on ISIS: "Containment is defeat"

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:39pm
James Jeffrey, a former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq now with the Washington Institute, says President Obama is striking the right tone in condemning ISIS militants after the execution of journalist James Foley.

U.S. military mulling more troops to Iraq, officials say

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:00pm
Pentagon weighs sending additional U.S. troops to Baghdad even as insurgents threaten to kill a second American captive

Iceland volcano fears lead to evacuations

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 5:23pm
Bardarbunga, a subglacial stratovolcano, showing increased seismic activity; 2010 eruption caused air travel chaos

Clashes reported in Liberian slum sealed to halt Ebola

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 3:20pm
Angry residents cut off from their homes after security forces seal off neighborhood in bid to stop the spread of Ebola


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