Syrian government passes the buck on chemical weapons

CBS World News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 3:26pm
Assad regime spokesman claims it was terror groups and not his government that has used chemical weapons in battle

WHO: Ebola efforts on target in two countries

CBS World News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 3:24pm
But one country devastated by the Ebola outbreak misses a Dec. 1 target to help get it under control

Perchten winter festival

CBS World News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 2:54pm
In a medieval alpine tradition, people dress as "Perchten" to scare away winter spirits in Bavaria

U.S. couple accused of killing daughter free but stuck in Qatar

CBS World News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 12:56pm
A Qatari court cleared the Huangs of murder charges involving their adopted daughter, but they still aren't allowed on a plane

Germany mourns woman who died defending teens

CBS World News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 12:39pm
Video released of fatal attack on 22-year-old Tugce Albayrak that shook up Germany; police search for girls she was defending

Uruguayans vote for continuity, and legal weed

CBS World News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 6:41am
In spite of public opinion against creating world's 1st state-run marijuana marketplace, president-elect will keep plans rolling

Troubled web entrepreneur Kim Dotcom fights off return to jail

CBS World News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 3:20am
The one-time Internet millionaire says his legal battle he has waged since his 2012 arrest as left him broke

U.S. airbase in South Korea locked down after shooter report

CBS World News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 2:24am
An "all clear" was given after security forces are swept a high school at Osan Airbase

Hong Kong protesters clash with police in new round of protests

CBS World News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 1:22am
The pro-democracy demonstrators faced off with authorities after a rally outside government headquarters

Some hardline views in Iran are weakening

CBS World News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 11:14pm
Although religious conservatives remain powerful in Iran, in a growing number of groups, hardline politics are being sidestepped

Fortunes rise for Kim Jong Un's sister in North Korea

CBS World News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 6:01pm
Hermit Kingdom announces new senior position for Kim Yo Jong in support of her brother's authoritarian rule

U.S. couple accused of killing daughter freed in Qatar

CBS World News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 12:48pm
Los Angeles couple Matthew and Grace Huang said their 8-year-old adopted child had eating disorder that killed her

Pope Francis ends Turkey trip with show of Christian unity

CBS World News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 12:15pm
Catholic and Orthodox leaders issue joint declaration against the persecution of religious minorities in Syria and Iraq

U.S. warplanes hammer ISIS in Syria, activists say

CBS World News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 11:36am
As many as 30 airstrikes by U.S.-led coalition targeted militants' defacto capital of Raqqa; extremist bombings kill several in Baghdad

Caribbean island nation names Robert DeNiro as envoy

CBS World News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 2:36am
Antigua & Barbuda appointed the actor to the position of special economic envoy

Activists: ISIS launches attack on Kobani from Turkey

CBS World News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 9:40pm
ISIS "used to attack the town from three sides. Today, they are attacking from four sides," Kurdish official says; Turkey denies claim

Sierra Leone to get badly needed beds for Ebola patients

CBS World News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 9:23pm
Despite the increase, officials believe it may not be enough as the crisis worsens in the West African nation

Toll in Nigeria mosque attack soars to more than 100

CBS World News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 3:26pm
Hundreds had gathered in central mosque in region terrorized by extremist group Boko Haram

Pope visits Turkey, urges solidarity against Islamic terror

CBS World News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 1:38pm
He is only the fourth pope to ever visit the country, which is overwhelmingly Muslim. His trip was designed to strengthen ties with the Muslim world, while condemning the Islamic militant violence. Allen Pizzey reports.

​Pope Francis tours historic mosques in Istanbul

CBS World News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 12:54pm
On a 3-day state visit to Turkey, pontiff meets with Muslim leaders concerned with growing "Islamophobic paranoia" in the West

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