War of words between Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels heats up

CBS World News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:51pm
CBS News correspondent Elizabeth Palmer reports from Ukraine that rhetoric from Russian president Vladimir Putin could escalate the conflict

What does a prisoner exchange mean for ISIS and U.S.?

CBS World News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:50pm
State Department correspondent Margaret Brennan talks about the U.S. approach to terror and what a prisoner exchange could mean for the future of the terrorist group.

Prisoner swap to free two ISIS hostages remains unclear

CBS World News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:45pm
Terrorists demand release of would-be suicide bomber from Jordan in exchange for lives of Japanese hostage and Jordanian fighter pilot

Passion for saving children fuels Nobel laureate

CBS World News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:07pm
Kailash Satyarthi went from being a relative unknown to winning the Nobel Prize for helping children escape the scourge of slavery

YouTube too overloaded to filter terrorist videos

CBS World News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 7:00pm
Google said the site's staff can't keep up with - and take down - all the terrorist propaganda and violent material that gets posted

British burglar dangles from window

CBS World News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 4:36pm
Two students help police catch the burglar after he got stuck attempting to climb through a window into Nottingham Trent University.

Jordan offers to free prisoner for ISIS hostage

CBS World News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 3:00pm
Jordan has offered to free one of its prisoners for a hostage held by ISIS. CBS News State Department correspondent Margaret Brennan joins CBSN with more on the details of the potential swap and how the U.S. will react to the negotiations.

Branch of ISIS claims responsibility for deadly attack on hotel in Libya

CBS World News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:36pm
Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Tripoli Tuesday killing 10 people, including five guards and an American. The attack led to a standoff that ended when two attackers set off a grenade that killed them, officials said. Charlie Rose reports.

China accuses 15 of spying for Dalai Lama

CBS World News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 11:44am
Unusual outing of Communist Party officials suggests Beijing still struggling to deal with unrest in Himalayan region of Tibet

Jordan "ready" to free suicide bomber in ISIS swap

CBS World News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 11:30am
The government of Jordan says it will release a failed female suicide bomber in exchange for a Jordanian pilot. It comes after ISIS set a 24-hour deadline for killing a second Japanese hostage if the extremist group's demands aren't met. Holly Williams reports from Erbil, Iraq.

Jordan reportedly "ready" to meet ISIS demand

CBS World News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:45am
But Amman seems to be trying to renegotiate terms of prisoner swap offered by ISIS, and there's no mention of Japanese hostage

Rocket fire heightens tension on Israel's borders

CBS World News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:12am
Israel responds with 25 artillery shells fired into Lebanon after military vehicle is hit

Human smugglers capitalize on glut of old cargo ships

CBS World News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:13am
War refugees pay thousands to get on vessels which can quickly turn into floating prisons on a collision course with Europe

Japanese hostage's mother makes last-minute plea

CBS World News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:24am
Begs prime minister to save son after purported final ISIS death threat; secret talks in Jordan seek his release and that of Jordanian pilot

Did the First Lady defy Saudi Arabia’s traditional dress code?

CBS World News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 1:40am
Anita McBride, executive In residence at American University and a former assistant to President George W. Bush, joins CBSN to discuss Michelle Obama's recent visit to Saudi Arabia with the president. She downplays the controversy over Obama's decision not to wear a traditional head scarf in the country.

Flash Points: The death of Alberto Nisman

CBS World News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 1:38am
CBS News Homeland Security Correspondent Bob Orr and CBS News National Security Analyst Juan Zarate discuss the controversy surrounding the death of Argentinean prosecutor Alberto Nisman.

Australian PM under criticism over knighting of British royal

CBS World News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 1:15am
Tony Abbott's announcement that he would bestow Australian knighthood on Prince Phillip prompted condemnation from many

Flash Points: What will happen to the Japanese hostage held by ISIS?

CBS World News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:30pm
CBS News Homeland Security Correspondent Bob Orr and CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate discuss whether Jordan will trade an imprisoned female suicide bomber for Japanese journalist Kenji Goto.

President Obama meets with new Saudi king, aims to strengthen ties

CBS World News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 9:54pm
President pays respects to Saudi royal family after death of king Abdullah, meets with successor King Salman on Middle East security

EU anti-terror chief urges rehab, not prison, for jihadis

CBS World News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:19pm
Gilles de Kerchove says that some prisons have become "incubators of radicalization"

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