15 days later, Flight 17 investigation gets rolling

CBS World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 11:14am
With fight between pro-Russian rebels accused of downing jet and Ukrainian forces raging nearby, work finally begins in earnest

Three-day Gaza cease-fire begins

CBS World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 4:55am
Truce brokered by U.S., U.N. takes effect after heavy Israel-Hamas fighting; Palestinian death toll tops 1,450 and Israel's hits 64

Sudan woman who faced death over faith lands in U.S.

CBS World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 1:47am
Mayor hails Meriam Ibrahim as "world freedom fighter" during Philadelphia stopover; cheering supporters greet family in N.H.

U.N. official: War in Gaza is a "collective punishment"

CBS World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 12:31am
Chris Gunness, a spokesman for the UNRWA refugee agency, calls the war in Gaza a "collective punishment." He also explains why he broke down in tears during an interview on Al-Jazeera.

Travel advisory warns American to stay out of Ebola-stricken nations

CBS World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:15pm
A travel advisory is telling U.S. citizens to stay out of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone where the disease has killed more than 700 people this year

Underground gas blast in Taiwan kills 20, injures 270

CBS World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:48pm
Officials say five firefighters who were investigating reports of a gas leak when the blast happened are among the dead.

In El Salvador, kids seek refuge from the violence

CBS World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:06pm
As gang violence dominates cities, teens struggle to find a way out

Gaza fighting fuels hatred for future violence

CBS World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 9:10pm
Psychologist warns that Palestinians who survive will be shell-shocked and out for revenge; 15-year-old boy vows he will become suicide bomber

Israel, Hamas agree to 72-hour cease-fire, U.S. says

CBS World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 8:40pm
U.S., U.N. say they've received assurances that all parties have agreed to unconditional cease-fire, during which talks on broader truce will be held

Animals of the Peruvian Amazon

CBS World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 8:18pm
The Manu Biosphere Reserve, in Peru's southern Amazon is one of the most biologically diverse parks in the world

U.N. official: Gazans have "nowhere to run... nowhere to hide"

CBS World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 7:57pm
In wake of deadly strikes on U.N. schools, Chris Gunness tells CBS News that innocent children are being "deprived of their future"

Flash Points: Do the new sanctions on Russia have any bite?

CBS World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 7:49pm
CBS News Homeland Security Correspondent Bob Orr and CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate discuss fresh sanctions imposed by the U.S. and European Union aimed at hurting Russia’s economy amid the country’s continued backing of Ukranian separatists.

EU identifies 5 major Russian banks it's sanctioning

CBS World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 6:52pm
Banks in which the Russian state holds a majority stake include country's largest lender

DNA samples obtained from victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash

CBS World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 6:50pm
The leader of the team probing the crash of Malaysian Airline Flight 17 also said personal belongings were retrieved from a mortuary

Experimental Ebola serum given to stricken U.S. woman

CBS World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 3:52pm
Dose of serum given to American aid worker battling the Ebola virus in Liberia at the request of her stricken colleague

Israel and Hamas committing war crimes, U.N. official says

CBS World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 2:49pm
More than 1,300 Palestinians, mostly civilians, and 59 Israelis, mainly soldiers, have been killed in the latest violence

Ebola now blamed for 729 deaths in West Africa

CBS World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 2:27pm
Some have kept sick loved ones at home given the high death rates at clinics where Ebola patients are quarantined

Ebola outbreak "going to cause more and more problems"

CBS World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 1:10pm
Lack of education about the virus means many West African families are unknowingly putting themselves at grave risk

More experts finally reach Flight 17 wreckage

CBS World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:42am
After fighting keeps investigators at bay for 4 days, team finally finds new route through warzone to help examine debris, look for remains

Anguish and outrage as Gaza toll mounts

CBS World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 9:50am
Israel has the military high ground, but it's getting broad condemnation for an alleged attack on school packed with refugees

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