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United Nations special envoy to Yemen announced that the 72-hour cease-fire is to take effect shortly before midnight Wednesday
Soldiers show CBS News' Elizabeth Palmer where rebels had manufactured a crude missile filled with shrapnel
It looks like one expensive game of Jenga
Aleppo, Syria has been under siege for years. The constant bombing by Russian and Syrian forces has left Syria's largest city in ruins, but the battle is largely stalled. Elizabeth Palmer reports on one reason why.
In Iraq, ground forces backed by American warplanes began a long awaited operation to retake Mosul, the largest city controlled by ISIS. The U.N. warns the fighting could force hundreds of thousands from their homes. Holly Williams is with the invasion force just outside of Mosul.
Top general wrote of using covert and propaganda tactics to turn a “perfectly thriving state” into a victim of “foreign intervention” causing it to “sink into a web of chaos”
In 2014, a top Russian general called for using covert tactics to turn a "perfectly thriving state" into a "web of chaos." Now, U.S. officials are fearing the Russians will try to do just that by hacking the upcoming election. Jeff Pegues has more.
The country is trying to fight skepticism about whether its hospitals have stopped performing transplants with organs of executed prisoners
Demolition planned to erase property's pull as pilgrimage site for neo-Nazis
A cryptic message from WikiLeaks about its founder, who's been holed up in the Ecuadoran embassy for four years
Kim Jong Un? aims to give North Koreans more modern and “cultured” ways to spend their leisure time
Police forced into action after string of threats in city just west of capital Copenhagen, but few details known
Iraqi and Kurdish forces backed by U.S.-led airstrikes launched coordinated military operations to retake Iraq's second-largest city
People in German town of Ludwigshafen advised to hole-up after unexplained explosion at chemical firm's facility
German police open human trafficking investigation, but refugee dad insists it was all a joke
Secretary of State John Kerry warns that Russia and Syria's government could face new economic sanctions over the war in Syria. Airstrikes continue to hit the city of Aleppo. Weekend talks on a ceasefire and access to humanitarian aid failed to reach an agreement. Show More Summary
The battle to retake Iraq's second-largest city from ISIS militants is underway, as thousands of Iraqi and Kurdish fighters are advancing on villages outside Mosul. With American warplanes and Special Operations commandos providing support, the opening phase of the fight could take weeks or months. Holly Williams reports from the front line.
Neither the armaments nor the fighters using them are able to gain real traction in a war that seems to achieve nothing but increased suffering
Thousands of Iraqi, allied forces with U.S. backing advance on Iraq’s second-largest city -- the jewel of ISIS' so-called "Islamic State"
Protesters marched in Paris to call for the repeal of a law allowing gay marriage, six months before France’s next presidential election