In 2011 France agreed to make two Mistral navy ships for Russia, but with increased military tension and Russia's involvement with the Ukraine crisis, France is backing out of the deal.
Each year, Russian President Vladimir Putin holds a press conference to address the concerns of the Russian people. This year's event ran four hours and Putin covered topics ranging from the "growing" Russian economy, to his love life.
Some pictures need more explaining that others. Here are some from some of the year's sports photographs
Scott Pelley reports from Havana where decades of an embargo has many Cubans expressing a cautious optimism
The wife and mother of the victims said the family was hoping for a significant sentence and got it
As Sony pulls "The Interview" a look at other controversial films over the years
CBS News Homeland Security Correspondent Bob Orr talks with CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate about how the drop in oil prices is affecting Russia's economy, and whether a downturn could prompt political changes in that country.
Details are still emerging, but the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram is suspected of kidnapping more than 100 women and children in an attack on a remote Nigerian village. And as CBS News correspondent Debora Patta reports, questions still loom as to the whereabouts of more than 200 girls taken earlier this year.
Recent U.S. airstrikes in Iraq have killed several senior ISIS military leaders, CBS News national security correspondent David Martin confirms. Martin joins CBSN from Washington D.C.
Video said to show tense moments when authorities confronted with bomb
ISIS military commander in Iraq and key aide to ISIS leader among those killed, CBS News confirms
Judge must rule on whether to keep brain-dead pregnant woman on life support
Treasury Department takes action against Mexican Sinaloa cartel leader's family member
For over half a century, the U.S. government's schemes to overthrow the Castro government were always creative, if not successful
Agency's former deputy director says U.S. should "absolutely" be making kind of deal that freed intelligence asset held for years in Cuba
What the potential 2016 presidential field had to say about President Obama's announcement on the normalization of relations with Cuba
Lawyer says ill-equipped soldiers were justified in not going on what would have been a suicidal mission to fight Boko Haram
Fidel Castro led a revolution and ruled Cuba for almost 50 years before ceding power to his brother, Raul. On Wednesday, the U.S. and Cuba announced plans to normalize relations between the two countriues
Teenager says he was lucky to escape after suspected Boko Haram members were "shooting at people and torching houses"
If North Korea is indeed behind the Sony hack, it wouldn't be the first time Pyongyang has engaged in cyber warfare. Seth Doane visited North Korea last year, and joins "CBSN" with more.