Flash Points: Why are foreign fighters gathering in Iraq and Syria?

CBS World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 3:13pm
CBS News Homeland Security Correspondent Bob Orr and CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate discuss the influx of foreign fighters aiding ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria, and what it means for regional and global security.

Brazil sniper nearly shot policeman at World Cup game

CBS World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 3:03pm
Sniper reportedly requested permission to shoot armed man who was later identified as police officer investigating bomb threat

100 years since Ferdinand's death sparked WWI

CBS World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 2:47pm
A century ago the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand led to World War I

U.N. campaign to empower women takes center stage at Apollo Theater

CBS World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 2:31pm
Performers and women's rights activists celebrate the 20th anniversary of the World Conference on Women

Swamp soccer: World Cup's down and dirty cousin

CBS World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 2:16pm
Chinese soccer fans mark the world cup with muddy match

Border cops: Mexican smuggled meth in accordion

CBS World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 1:40pm
U.S. border patrol says man entering Arizona was caught hiding nearly $13,600 worth of methamphetamine inside accordion

Dramatic NASA satellite images show air getting cleaner

CBS World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 1:27pm
NASA's orbiting sensors show decreases in a key air pollutant, nitrogen dioxide, from 2005 to 2011

Tiger leaps onto boat, snatches man in front of his kids in India

CBS World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 1:24pm
Bengal tiger "quickly flung my father on his back and gave a giant leap before disappearing into the forest," victim's son says

End of an era for Mexican circuses

CBS World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 1:18pm
New legislation to ban circus animals threatens way of life for circus performers

Ukraine signs historic trade pact with EU, irking Russia

CBS World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 12:54pm
Ukraine's new president calls it "maybe the most important day for my country" since its independence from the Soviet Union

Vatican ex-ambassador convicted of sex abuse

CBS World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 12:41pm
Monsignor Jozef Wesolowski defrocked, the first such sentence handed down against a top papal representative

U.S. flying armed drones over Baghdad

CBS World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 12:17pm
Flights are for the protection of the embassy and are not the precursor to air strikes, Pentagon official tells CBS News

Strong evidence that ISIS has committed mass executions, human rights group says

CBS World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 9:43am
Human Rights Watch says Iraqi militants killed at least 160 captives this month; Russian official warns of terrorist state in swath from Syria to Baghdad

ISIS' rise poses fresh challenges for U.S. intel

CBS World News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 8:59pm
Debate simmering about who dropped the ball on predicting militant group's rapid advance into Iraq, but this blame game is complicated, experts say

Israel IDs 2 main suspects in teens' disappearance

CBS World News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 8:31pm
Manhunt on for Hamas operatives accused of kidnapping three youths, including one American, who vanished two weeks ago

​Obama seeks $500 million to train, equip Syrian rebels

CBS World News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 7:00pm
The president is asking Congress for the funds as the U.S. seeks to stem the civil war in Syria

U.S. ambassador to United Arab Emirates criticized for speeding tickets

CBS World News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 5:59pm
Report from inspector general also cited misuse of credit card, low staff morale

All the cool kids come out for Glastonbury

CBS World News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 5:56pm
Music fans gather in England for one of the largest music festivals in the world

Tabloid editor Brooks says "vindicated" by hacking acquittal

CBS World News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 5:53pm
U.K. editor acquitted of spying on phone calls of royals, celebs; colleague convicted

Iraqi parliament takes step to form new government

CBS World News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 5:04pm
Move comes amid fears of a resurgence of past sectarian warfare in Iraq

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