Subscribe to CBS World News feed
old node id:202 From
Updated: 1 hour 22 min ago

​Saudi Arabia calls up American expertise in bombing of Yemen

0 sec ago
The Saudis want help in stopping the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels from advancing in Yemen

​Iraq begrudgingly asks U.S. for help in battle of Tikrit

0 sec ago
The U.S. accepted the offer to help drive ISIS out of the city but under one major condition

U.S. backing another potential quagmire in Yemen?

1 hour 13 min ago
Saudi Arabia and its allies have dropped hundreds of bombs this week on Shiite rebels, but Jere Van Dyk wonders if they've bitten off more than they can chew

How can officials screen for dangerous pilots?

1 hour 29 min ago
Former NTSB Chairman Mark Rosenker talks to Vladimir Duthiers and Gideon Yago about mental health screenings for pilots.

How airline pilots are screened for psychiatric conditions

3 hours 14 min ago
The crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 highlights concerns about how to ensure pilots are physically and mentally fit to fly

Identifying victims in French Alps crash a challenge

4 hours 16 min ago
French police recover hundreds of pieces of Germanwings crash victims' remains from mountainside crash site

Somalia militants launch deadly attack on hotel in Mogadishu

5 hours 52 min ago
Suicide bomber detonates explosives-laden car at the gate of a hotel popular with government officials

Iraqi Shiite cleric calls for unity against ISIS after militia pullout

6 hours 10 min ago
Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani's appeal comes after Iran-backed militias pull out of Tikrit in protest over U.S. airstrikes

Germanwings Flight 9525 co-pilot "hid his illness"

6 hours 55 min ago
German prosecutors say the Germanwings co-pilot who deliberately crashed an Airbus jet "hid his illness." As CBS News foreign correspondent Elizabeth Palmer reports for CBSN, investigators brought out boxes of evidence from Andreas Lubitz's home.

Prosecutors: Germanwings co-pilot hid illness from airline

6 hours 59 min ago
German authorities say Germanwings Flight 9525 co-pilot Andreas Lubitz hid the extent of his illnesses from the airline company. Investigators also found evidence that he was undergoing regular medical treatment. Allen Pizzey reports from Montabaur, Germany.

Beijing seeks to put a damper on dancing grannies

7 hours 9 min ago
Imagine a flash mob in a public space with dancing old ladies -- that scene is creating controversy in parts of China. But now, the government may be backpedaling from its plan to roll out 12 state-sanctioned "square dance routines" that would have curbed the disputes over public dancing. Seth Doane reports from Beijing.

Nigeria claims timely victory against Boko Haram

8 hours 12 min ago
Announcement a day before elections couldn't have come at a better time for embattled President Goodluck Jonathan

DEA agents accused of attending sex parties funded by Colombian drug cartels

8 hours 57 min ago
The prostitution scandal in the Drug Enforcement Agency is prompting calls to "clean house." The parties allegedly took place between 2005 and 2008, but investigators only found out years later. Chip Reid reports with details of report from the Justice Department inspector general.

Germanwings co-pilot "hid his illness"

9 hours 2 min ago
Evidence from Andreas Lubitz's house indicates he was receiving medical treatment as reports suggest he suffered depression

Airlines scramble on safety procedures after Germanwings crash

9 hours 11 min ago
German investigators are going through items seized from the homes of Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525. German news magazine Der Spiegel reports they found evidence that Lubitz was mentally ill. The news is forcing regulators to look more closely at how to ensure that pilots are fit to fly. Jeff Pegues reports.

Syrian President Assad dismisses claims of chlorine gas use as "propaganda"

9 hours 25 min ago
As Syria enters the fifth year of its civil war, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad granted rare access, a year and a half after his last conversation with "CBS This Morning" co-host Charlie Rose. Their meeting Thursday in Damascus came amid reports of a new chlorine gas attack in a town where six people may have been killed from the poison this month. Watch the full interview Sunday on 60 Minutes.

Security expert: Authorities must revisit pilot mental health procedures

9 hours 27 min ago
Ken Maxwell, former vice president of corporate security for JetBlue Airways, is also a former FBI agent who investigated TWA Flight 800 and Egypt Air Flight 990, which is also believed to have been deliberately brought down by the co-pilot. Maxwell joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss how investigators are trying to understand the "entire persona" of Andreas Lubitz.

Crews search for Germanwings jet's second black box

9 hours 39 min ago
France's Prime Minister Manuel Valls called on Germanwings to reveal everything it knows about Andreas Lubitz. French recovery crews are busy again on the mountainside where that Airbus A320 crashed. One hundred and fifty people died when the flight from Spain to Germany went down. Elizabeth Palmer is near the crash site, in the town of Seyne-les-Alpes.

Mystery surrounds what led co-pilot to crash Germanwings jet

9 hours 45 min ago
German magazine Der Spiegel reports that Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525, was mentally ill. The report says investigators found evidence of mental illness in his apartment. On Thursday, French officials said Lubitz intentionally crashed the plane in the French Alps. Allen Pizzey reports from the co-pilot's home town of Montabaur, Germany.

Assad: chlorine gas, barrel bomb claims "propaganda"

10 hours 19 min ago
As Syria war enters 5th year, President Bashar al-Assad answers Charlie Rose's questions about some of the most serious accusations against the embattled leader