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

China's plan to spend $80 billion on waterways

CBS World News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 12:46pm
In the world's biggest water division project, China is spending $80 billion to build waterways throughout the north of their country. Many rivers in the north have run dry, so the project aims to divert water from the south. Seth Doane reports from Beijing.

Egypt court drops charges against former president Mubarak

CBS World News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 12:24pm
A court in Egypt dismissed criminal charges against former president Hosni Mubarak. He was accused of presiding over the murder of more than 900 people protesting his government in 2011. Alex Ortiz reports from Cairo.

Pope Francis addresses Middle East crises in Turkey

CBS World News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 12:15pm
In a rare visit to Turkey, Pope Francis discussed ISIS and Muslim extremism that is threatening that country. He also visited holy sites and met with Christian leaders. Allen Pizzey reports from Istanbul.

Egyptian court dismisses murder charges against Hosni Mubarak

CBS World News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 11:06am
Charges stemmed from deaths of hundreds of protesters in 2011 uprising that toppled his nearly 30-year reign

Mass deaths in Venezuelan prison reach 35

CBS World News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 12:26am
In addition to the number of inmates dying of drug overdoses, another 100 were still being treated for intoxication

Inside the deluge of Syrian refugees

CBS World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 11:14pm
Scott Pelley reports from the Jordan-Syria border on the men and women helping Syrians escape war

Roberto Gomez Bolanos, Latin American TV's "Chespirito," dies

CBS World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 9:47pm
The comedian portrayed iconic Spanish-language characters for more than 40 years

Massive project to bring water to Beijing

CBS World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 8:27pm
The Chinese government is spending almost $80 billion on 2,700 miles of waterways being built to make up for the now dry Yongding river

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