Iraq official: Trapped Yazidis need international help

CBS World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 8:48pm
Thousands of Yazidi people are at still stranded on Mount Sinjar; and the governor of the province where they live fears Iraqi leaders do not care

U.S. considering ground troops to evacuate trapped Iraqi refugees

CBS World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 4:56pm
The White House won't rule out sending in additional non-combat forces for a humanitarian mission in Iraq

Brazil presidential candidate killed in plane crash

CBS World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 4:33pm
Small plane crashes into residential neighborhood in Santos, killing all seven on board; bad weather eyed as culprit

Why America's war in Afghanistan is no victory

CBS World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 3:26pm
Taliban leaders say with U.S. firepower pulling out and the country's ethnic divisions as sharp as ever, their day is just dawning

American's body found in suitcase in Indonesia

CBS World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 2:23pm
Police on the Indonesian resort island of Bali arrested Heather Mack, 19, and boyfriend Tommy Schaefer, 21, Wednesday in the death of Mack's 62-year-old mother, Sheila von Wiese-Mack

Crackdown ordered on anti-government protests in Pakistan

CBS World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 2:04pm
An already tumultuous political climate may get worse if PM Sharif doesn't allow demonstrations in the capital, as electricity cuts rile the public

5 climbers killed in fall on Mont Blanc peak

CBS World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 12:54pm
Several mountaineers have died on Europe's tallest mountain already this summer, including experienced climbers

12 Ukraine militiamen killed in ambush, others kidnapped

CBS World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 12:25pm
Pro-government fighters shot dead while traveling on bus outside the rebel-held city of Donetsk

Ebola outbreak prompts WHO to okay untested drugs

CBS World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 11:23am
Global health body says need to stem deadly virus' spread in West Africa trumps risk of unproven medicines, but the drugs are scarce

AP journalist, others killed in Gaza by leftover ordinance

CBS World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 11:09am
With the latest Israel-Hamas truce set to expire shortly, the incident highlights the importance of the current Cairo peace talks

U.S. military cautiously ups role in Iraq

CBS World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 9:44am
As thousands of religious minorities struggle to survive the ISIS onslaught, U.S. continues bombing runs, sends more "advisers"

As ISIS grows, questions remain about its goals

CBS World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 9:13pm
Counterterrorism experts have an understanding of the group's command and control structure, but its end game remains uncertain

Iraqi Christians: "We need somewhere safe to live"

CBS World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 8:51pm
Members of ancient Christian community who fled ISIS militants say they have nowhere to go; U.S. sending about 130 more advisers to Iraq

Is ISIS developing capabilities to attack the West?

CBS World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 7:27pm Executive Washington Editor Steve Chaggaris talks with CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate and Center for American Progress Senior Fellow Brian Katulis about what’s really motivating the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

Javan festival pays tribute to volcano

CBS World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 6:45pm
Javan villagers celebrate the Tenggerese Hindu Yadnya Kasada Festival by paying tribute to the volcano, Mount Bromo

British police free 8 men allegedly held as slaves

CBS World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 5:56pm
Police say they rescued men from Romania, Latvia and Poland from farm in southern England

Obama administration considers sending more advisers to Iraq

CBS World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 5:56pm
U.S. personnel would likely head to Erbil to help coordinate airstrikes and humanitarian mission

Ukraine: Russian aid can enter -- only if Red Cross inspects shipment

CBS World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 4:26pm
Aid is sorely needed, but Ukraine fears Russia could use move as a cover for sending troops into the separatist-held territory

Helicopter crashes while delivering aid to refugees in Iraq, official says

CBS World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 3:01pm
Iraqi helicopter was delivering aid to displaced Yazidis on Sinjar mountain when it crashed; New York Times reporter injured, newspaper reports

Rare panda triplets born in China

CBS World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 2:05pm
Three cubs born within four hours of each other and currently weigh between 8 ounces and 12 ounces


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