Japan investigating authenticity of ISIS execution claim

CBS World News - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 4:40pm
An audio message and photograph purportedly released by ISIS claims to show the execution of one of the Japanese hostages being held by the group. The Japanese government says it is investigating the authenticity of the message.

Japan: "We will not give up" on ISIS hostages

CBS World News - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 2:27pm
Nation makes vow on efforts to free men threatened with beheading by Islamic militants demanding $200 million ransom

The fight to curb India's pollution problem

CBS World News - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 1:08pm
President Obama is on the way to India for economic talks, and to discuss how to clean up the country, which is heavily polluted. One of the main problems is that Indian society and industry are still largely fueled by coal. Seth Doane reports.

Obama to visit Saudi Arabia to pay respects

CBS World News - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 1:05pm
President changes India travel schedule in wake of king's death

Japan awaits fate of two ISIS hostages

CBS World News - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 12:03pm
ISIS released a video on Tuesday demanding $200 million to save the lives of two Japanese hostages. The fate of the men is unknown after the terror group's ultimatum passed. Charlie D'Agata reports from London.

How death of Saudi Arabia's king could affect U.S. policy

CBS World News - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 12:02pm
President Obama will visit Saudi Arabia next week to meet with the country's new king, cutting short a trip to India. Mark Phillips reports from London on the challenges facing the new Middle East leader.

Views of Stonehenge

CBS World News - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 2:02am
The mysterious circle of standing stones in southwest England is one of the world's most iconic and alluring ancient sites

​Almanac: Globetrotting journalist Nellie Bly

CBS World News - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 12:32am
On January 25, 1890, the New York World correspondent - inspired by Jules Verne's Phileas Fogg - completed her 72-day trek around the world

Balancing industry and environment in India

CBS World News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:40pm
Ahead of talks on cleaning up one of the world's most polluted countries, a billionaire businessman weighs in on balancing act India faces

How will change in leadership affect U.S. relations with Saudi Arabia?

CBS World News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 9:45pm
Death of King Abdullah and ascendance of new King Salman may slow pace of reform inside Saudi Arabia and kingdom's international affairs

What am I seeing?

CBS World News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 9:00pm
Some pictures just need more explaining than others

Violent extremism is not Islamic, John Kerry tells leaders in Davos

CBS World News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 5:23pm
"The biggest error we could make would be to blame Muslims for crimes...that their faith utterly rejects," U.S. secretary of state says

Iraq leader on country’s evolving economy

CBS World News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 5:08pm
Haider al-Abadi, the prime minister of Iraq, detailed the efforts his government is making to improve Iraq’s economy in the wake of the decline in oil prices and conflicts. He was speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Senior Producer, Lulu Chiang; Digital Journalist Gilad Thaler.

Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi on rebuilding Iraq after ISIS

CBS World News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 5:07pm
Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi called for an internationally funded effort that would contribute to the rebuilding of his country, especially areas that have been damaged by ISIS, which he calls Daesh. Senior Producer, Lulu Chiang; Digital Journalist Gilad Thaler.

Before-and-after images of bombed-out Donetsk Airport

CBS World News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 5:06pm
Ukrainian forces have all but abandoned the Donetsk Airport after intense shelling from pro-Russian rebels, who now have overtaken it.

Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi “pessimistic” about Syria

CBS World News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 5:05pm
In a discussion with Charlie Rose at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said that he is pessimistic about the conflict in Syria and that his country has paid a heavy price for the war due to the rise of ISIS. Senior Producer, Lulu Chiang; Digital Journalist Gilad Thaler.

Iraqi prime minister calls for more support to fight ISIS

CBS World News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 5:05pm
Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Iraq Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi asked the international coalition partners fighting ISIS for more resources, weapons and training. Senior Producer, Lulu Chiang; Digital Journalist Gilad Thaler.

Iraq’s prime minister on “positive” relationship with Iran

CBS World News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 5:04pm
In a discussion with Charlie Rose at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said that Iraq and Iran have a positive relationship in the fight against ISIS. Senior Producer, Lulu Chiang; Digital Journalist Gilad Thaler.

Iraq leader: "We need help" but making gains on ISIS

CBS World News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:37pm
Prime minister expresses optimism in fight against Islamic extremists, urges outside intervention to end Syria civil war

U.S. and Cuba move toward embassies, while remaining at odds over human rights

CBS World News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:04pm
The United States and Cuba are trying to eliminate obstacles to normalized ties as the highest-level U.S. delegation to the communist island in more than three decades holds a second day of talks with Cuban officials.

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