Indian heat wave kills thousands

CBS World News - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 10:58pm
More than 2,000 people have died in India's extreme heat in a week. The problem is compounded by acute shortages of clean drinking water. Allen Pizzey reports.

FIFA president Sepp Blatter blasts critics

CBS World News - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 10:12pm
Blatter claims indictments and arrests were attempt to interfere with FIFA elections: "I am not certain... but it doesn't smell good"

Egypt frees American from sentence of life in prison

CBS World News - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 8:47pm
27-year-old Ohio State graduate, son of a prominent Muslim Brotherhood member, has been on hunger strike for over a year

​Designs for better living

CBS World News - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 12:17pm
Some of today's top designers are creating practical items to improve the quality of life for the world's poorest people

FIFA president Sepp Blatter re-elected amid investigation

CBS World News - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 12:12pm
Despite a major bribery and corruption scandal, FIFA, soccer's world governing body, has re-elected its president. Seven of Blatter's top lieutenants were indicted in the United States last week, but Blatter himself was not charged. Allen Pizzey reports from Rome.

Powerful earthquake strikes off Japan

CBS World News - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 11:53am
Extremely deep earthquake near group of remote Japanese islands shakes Tokyo

"Love locks" to be removed from Paris bridges

CBS World News - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 11:38am
In a decades-old tradition, couples would put padlocks on bridges and toss the keys into the Seine River as a symbol of their love. But over the years, nearly 1 million padlocks have added some 45 tons to bridges, causing part of one to collapse last year.

Silk Road mastermind Ross Ulbricht sentenced to life in prison

CBS World News - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 11:12am
The biggest criminal trial in the history of the internet is over and so is Ulbricht’s freedom.He was sentenced to life in prison without parole. Ulbricht was convicted of creating and operating the site which allowed users to anonymously trade drugs and weapons. WIRED Magazine tackles the rise and fall of Silk Road in a two-part feature in its May and June issues and senior writer Andy Greenberg joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss Friday’s sentencing.

Gunmen hijack buses in Pakistan; 19 passengers killed

CBS World News - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 7:03pm
Pakastani official says some passengers have been taken hostage

Second most wanted man on list of Nazi war criminals dies

CBS World News - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 6:43pm
Vladimir Katriuk, who was charged earlier this month by Russia with genocide, dies at age 93 in Quebec

Blatter wins re-election as FIFA chief amid corruption scandal

CBS World News - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 4:29pm
Challenger's promise of a clean break from FIFA's tarnished recent history rejected despite U.S. probe

Volcano erupts in Japan, spewing ash miles high

CBS World News - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 4:02pm
Authorities tell people on small island in southern Japan to evacuate

China executes teacher who molested, raped 26 students

CBS World News - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 3:58pm
Case underscores the vulnerability of rural children left behind by parents seeking jobs in cities

Turkish Airlines passenger captures strong turbulence on video

CBS World News - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 1:30pm
A passenger tapes moments during a Turkish Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Istanbul when some strong turbulence hit the plane. CBSN's Elaine Quijano shows us the video.

New Nigeria leader vows to beat "godless" Boko Haram

CBS World News - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 1:19pm
Muhammadu Buhari's swearing-in brings hope after decades of crippling corruption and thousands of lives lost to a vicious insurgency

Can the U.S. rely on Iraqi forces to defeat ISIS?

CBS World News - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:38am
General John Allen is the man running the coalition against ISIS. Allen admits ISIS has the momentum, and told Margaret Brennan the U.S. will do a “great deal more” to support fighters on the ground.

FIFA head facing re-election vote after bribery arrests

CBS World News - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:36am
The embattled president of soccer's governing body, Sepp Blatter, remains defiant and is asking for help to clean up the massive corruption inside FIFA. 209 member nations are meeting in Switzerland to elect a new president. If re-elected, Blatter claims he can restore trust. Charlie D'Agata reports from London, where Britain is leading the calls for Blatter to go.

Deadly car bombs hit 2 hotels in Baghdad

CBS World News - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 8:00am
More than a dozen people killed, many more wounded in Iraqi capital as ISIS responds to offensive in Anbar province

Death toll from India heat wave nears 2,000

CBS World News - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 7:22am
For weeks, sweltering temperatures have dried up water reserves and the toll on people, livestock and crops is mounting fast

World headlines: May 28, 2015

CBS World News - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 1:36am
South African president won't repay country for palatial home; wineries start pairing fitness classes and wine tastings; and Germany's famous Autobahn is blocked by a fighter jet

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