Israeli strike kills 3 top Hamas military leaders

CBS World News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:05am
Hamas says its military chief escaped Israeli strike a day earlier; tough talk from Israeli PM

What kind of risk does ISIS pose to the U.S.?

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:08pm
Extremist group's recruitment of Americans and Europeans could present long-term threat to the homeland

U.S. tried to rescue hostages in Syria, but couldn't find them

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:47pm
U.S. troops sent to Syria earlier this summer on mission to free captive Americans, including slain journalist James Foley, but came up empty-handed

ISIS uses sophisticated approach to pull off brutal agenda

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:04pm
From propaganda videos to lure Western recruits to selling gas and electricity, extremist group wields power on several fronts

Obama on ISIS: Tough words, but will it lead to more action?

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:57pm
The execution of American journalist James Foley personalizes the fight against ISIS for the U.S., experts say

Iceland volcano eruption could threaten Europe's airspace

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:51pm
Authorities in Iceland are warning the airline industry about a possible volcanic eruption that could send ash spewing into the sky - and into the path of planes. CBS News' Alphonso Van Marsh reports.

Israeli strike kills Hamas leader's wife, child, militants say

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:43pm
Mohammed Deif, Hamas' shadowy military chief, has escaped numerous assassination attempts; Netanyahu indicates long fight ahead

Former Iraq ambassador on ISIS: "Containment is defeat"

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:39pm
James Jeffrey, a former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq now with the Washington Institute, says President Obama is striking the right tone in condemning ISIS militants after the execution of journalist James Foley.

U.S. military mulling more troops to Iraq, officials say

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:00pm
Pentagon weighs sending additional U.S. troops to Baghdad even as insurgents threaten to kill a second American captive

Iceland volcano fears lead to evacuations

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 5:23pm
Bardarbunga, a subglacial stratovolcano, showing increased seismic activity; 2010 eruption caused air travel chaos

Clashes reported in Liberian slum sealed to halt Ebola

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 3:20pm
Angry residents cut off from their homes after security forces seal off neighborhood in bid to stop the spread of Ebola

Watch: Aftermath of Hiroshima landslides

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 3:19pm
Six people confirmed dead and 22 missing after several landslides in the outskirts of Hiroshima gave way, according to Japan's Fire and Disaster Management Agency (FDMA). The FDMA, citing the local government, also said at least 20 people were injured, one seriously.

Another American hostage threatened with death

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:29pm
ISIS militants threaten to kill another U.S. journalist after releasing video believed to show beheading of James Foley

James Foley beheading prompts action by Twitter

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:44pm
Social media outlets try to block the spread of gruesome images of the killing of American journalist

Iraqis in town besieged by militants appeal to army for help

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:30pm
Town under siege has no water or electricity and "calls for help are falling on deaf ears," lawmaker says

Report: Sky News MH17 report prompts U.K. gov't probe

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:04pm
Media regulator says it received more than 200 complaints after Sky News reporter rummaged through crash victim's luggage

Heavy toll as Ukraine fights rebels for key city

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:52am
As gov't forces try to wrest control of Donestk from pro-Russia separatists, the number of civilian casualties is mounting fast

Liberia takes drastic measures to contain Ebola

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:18am
With number of cases rising fast, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf tries to keep residents of slum penned in "to save lives"

Outrage grows over Women's World Cup being held on turf

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:24am
Male and female star athletes are rallying against FIFA's decision to not use grass playing fields, and the issue might get settled in court

How does the U.S. react to James Foley's murder?

CBS World News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:41am
Former deputy CIA chief Mike Morell on the urgency in the fight against ISIS highlighted by apparent execution of U.S. journalist

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