White House: U.S. will have 9,800 troops in Afghanistan after 2014

CBS World News - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 2:35pm
The administration must first sign a bilateral security agreement, which Afghan President Hamid Karzai has resisted

Pirates gather to break world record

CBS World News - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 2:31pm
More than 14 thousand people gathered to break Guiness world record for the most pirates in one place

Woman sentenced to die in Sudan over her Christianity reportedly gives birth in jail

CBS World News - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 2:00pm
Lawyer tells media Meriam Ibrahim's jailers did not take her to a hospital; she's still sentenced to die by hanging for not recanting Christian faith

Egyptian elections

CBS World News - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 1:47pm
Egypt holds first presidential election since President Morsi was deposed by military

Iranian judge orders Mark Zuckerberg to appear in court

CBS World News - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 1:30pm
Complaints that Facebook-owned apps Instagram and Whatsapp violate people's privacy spark judges unusual move

Chemical weapons inspectors attacked in Syria

CBS World News - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 12:48pm
Convoy of OPCW inspectors working for U.N. reportedly hit by roadside bomb, but organization says all staff are safe

China getting "craftier and crueler" to lock up dissidents?

CBS World News - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 10:43am
In prosecuting the country's political and social activists, an image-conscious Beijing is shifting tactics, and the numbers are shocking

Nigeria leader backed out of deal to free some girls

CBS World News - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 9:59am
Source close to secret talks confirms President Goodluck Jonathan scuttled prisoner swap deal with Boko Haram at last minute

Ukraine fighting kills at least 30 rebels, insurgent claims

CBS World News - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 6:41am
Insurgents, government forces clashed when separatists tried to take over airport in eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, nation's second-largest

Gov't releases raw satellite data on Flight 370's path

CBS World News - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 5:06am
Some relatives of those on board had sought the info, hoping it could shed new light on jetliner's course, but early signs aren't encouraging

Nigeria defense chief: We know where the kidnapped girls are

CBS World News - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 12:39am
Nigeria's military has located nearly 300 schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists but fears using force to try to free them could get them killed, the country's chief of defense said.

Thailand's new military ruler warns: Don't protest, it's no use

CBS World News - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 12:33am
After receiving endorsement from the king, general defends coup and tells public, "Do not criticize"

Pope Francis says he'll meet with sex abuse victims

CBS World News - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 11:09pm
Pontiff says there will be "zero tolerance" for clergy members who abuse children, hints he might retire if he ever feels not up to the job

Pope wraps up delicate Mideast pilgrimage

CBS World News - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 10:34pm
Pope Francis returns to Vatican after careful balancing act of symbolic and sometimes spontaneous gestures to call for peace between Israel, Palestinians

Mexican man once listed as world's heaviest person dies at age 48

CBS World News - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 8:08pm
Manuel Uribe once tipped the scales at 1,230 pounds, a Guinness World Record, but slimmed down to about 867 pounds

Muslim leader, rabbi join Pope Francis on trip to Holy Land

CBS World News - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 7:41pm
During Pope Francis' visit to the Holy Land, the pontiff shared a personal moment at one of Israel's holiest sites with two close friends from Argentina – a rabbi and a Muslim leader. Adriana Diaz reports.

Nigeria defense chief: We know where the girls are

CBS World News - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 6:57pm
But Defense Chief Air Marshal Alex Badeh won't say where and says the military won't use force to rescue them

Ukraine launches airstrikes against eastern militants

CBS World News - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 5:50pm
Ukrainian president-elect promises to negotiate an end to pro-Russian insurgency in east, but not to let it turn into "a Somalia"

American doctor volunteering in Pakistan assassinated

CBS World News - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 5:21pm
Dr. Mehdi Ali Qamar, a cardiologist from Ohio of Pakistani origin, apparently was killed because he was a member of the Ahmadi Muslim sect, official says

The great British tattoo show

CBS World News - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 3:34pm
Tattoo enthusiasts gather up for this annual two-day event which brings over 350 tattoo artists from around the world

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