Separatists kill 11 Ukrainian troops at checkpoint

CBS World News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 11:08am
Pro-Russian militants reportedly ambushed soldiers near Donetsk and mowed them down at close range in deadliest clash in weeks

Thailand military seizes control in coup

CBS World News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 10:05am
After 7 months of political deadlock and 2 days of martial law, army chief says move is necessary to maintain order

Quelle horreur! New French trains too big for stations

CBS World News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 9:34am
A measurement just a few inches off is going to cost French taxpayers almost $70M

Separatist Muslims suspected in deadly attack in China

CBS World News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 5:14am
Dozens killed, scores injured by blasts in busy street market in volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang

Ukraine sees tensions with Russia ease a bit

CBS World News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 12:35am
But pro-Russian insurgents are trying to derail Sunday's vote, and NATO says Russian troops remain on border

More than 2,000 killed this year by Nigeria's Boko Haram

CBS World News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 11:31pm
Islamic extremist groups is blamed for gun battles, bombings, arson attacks and kidnappings

Watch the video that got Iranian "Happy" dancers arrested

CBS World News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 9:37pm
The six people who were arrested in Iran for dancing in this YouTube fan video to Pharrell Williams' song "Happy" have been freed. (no audio)

U.S. deploys 80 troops to Chad in Nigerian girls hunt

CBS World News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 7:10pm
Intelligence officials believe the 200 or so kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls have been split up and transported to other countries

Brazil's soccer players union sues FIFA over health worries

CBS World News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 4:55pm
Lawsuit claims players at risk during 1 p.m. local time starts due to heat and humidity; FIFA says it won't change kickoff times now

Islamic militants shut schools, spurring protests, in Pakistan

CBS World News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 4:10pm
Hardliners appear to be attempting to spread their influence in remote parts of Pakistan as the U.S. withdraws from Afghanistan

Boko Haram attacks more Nigerian villages, killing dozens

CBS World News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 3:36pm
Islamic militant group expands its campaign of terror a day after its blamed for cab bombs that killed more than 100 in Jos

Russia and China sign historic gas agreement

CBS World News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 2:32pm
The 30-year deal will give China's gas-thirsty economy an energy boost, while providing a new and lucrative market for Moscow

Prince Charles compared Putin to Hitler, newspaper reports

CBS World News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 12:30pm
The Daily Mail reports that Prince Charles made the comments to woman whose family fled Poland before it was invaded by the Nazis

Being "Happy" in Iran can still land you in jail

CBS World News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 12:07pm
Latest victims of Islamic Republic's internal soul searching: 6 people arrested for dancing to Pharrell Williams' hit song in online video

Ex-Egypt leader Mubarak gets 3 years for embezzlement

CBS World News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 10:17am
Ousted in Arab Spring-driven uprising, Hosni Mubarak and sons convicted of using state money to upgrade family homes

China calls for new security pact with Russia, Iran

CBS World News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 8:41am
With Moscow and Beijing increasingly isolated on world stage, China leader floats idea for another alliance to counter the West

At secret location, team collects evidence of Syrian war crimes

CBS World News - Tue, 05/20/2014 - 9:06pm
The work is very dangerous, but investigators document atrocities so the cases can one day be brought before an international tribunal

Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine face anger from residents

CBS World News - Tue, 05/20/2014 - 7:16pm
Country's richest man vows to challenge insurgents

Twin car bombs kill at least 118 in Nigerian city of Jos

CBS World News - Tue, 05/20/2014 - 6:11pm
No responsibility immediately claimed by blasts in bustling bus terminal and market, but they bear hallmark of Boko Haram

Giant pile of corpses in Spanish university's basement probed

CBS World News - Tue, 05/20/2014 - 5:12pm
Madrid Complutense University claimed the 250 or so bodies donated for science had been due for incineration, but spending cuts caused delays


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