World News

Voice, words may provide key clues about James Foley's killer

Voice, words may provide key clues about James Foley's killer

 As UK investigators work to identify the Islamist militant who beheaded American journalist James Foley, the tiniest details in the videotape of the killing could provide the key clue.

Who's doing what to fight ISIS

CNN WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A cancer with no place in the 21st Century. A poison opposed with "every breath in our body."

White House: No concessions to hostage takers

National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden tells CNN that U.S. policy on ransom for hostage takers is clear. She said Thursday that it "does not grant concessions to hostage takers."
Russian aid convoy into Ukraine called 'direct invasion'

Russian aid convoy into Ukraine called 'direct invasion'

[Breaking news alert, 7:47 a.m. ET] The Russian aid convoy that entered Ukraine is a "direct invasion for the first time under cynical cover of the Red Cross," the head of Ukraine's security service said Friday.
Report: Hamas kills 18 suspected informants for Israel

Report: Hamas kills 18 suspected informants for Israel

Hamas executed 18 suspected informants for Israel in Gaza on Friday, the Hamas-run Al Aqsa TV reported.
Malaysian couple charged with alleged theft from MH370 passengers

Malaysian couple charged with alleged theft from MH370 passengers

Malaysian police have charged two people over the alleged theft of around $35,000 (110,600 Malaysian ringgits) from the bank accounts of four passengers on missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
3 senior Hamas military leaders killed in Israeli airstrike on Gaza

3 senior Hamas military leaders killed in Israeli airstrike on Gaza

An Israeli airstrike on a house in Gaza overnight killed three high-ranking members of Hamas' military wing, the Qassam Brigades, the militant group said Thursday. Seven civilians were also killed.
Report: James Foley's captors originally asked for huge ransom

Report: James Foley's captors originally asked for huge ransom

The captors of American journalist James Foley originally demanded a ransom of 100 million euros ($132.5 million), the chief executive of a news website he worked for told The Wall Street Journal.

Malaysian police: Planned militant attacks not ISIS but similar ideology

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (CNN) -- There are no immediate links between the 19 people arrested on suspicion of planning terror attacks on Malaysia's administrative capital, Putrajaya, and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), police said

Beheading of American journalist James Foley recalls past horrors

 The beheading of American journalist James Foley by ISIS militants has stirred grim memories, bringing into focus once again the risks faced by reporters in modern conflicts.
Obama: ISIS a 'cancer,' U.S. to continue operations in Iraq

Obama: ISIS a 'cancer,' U.S. to continue operations in Iraq

(CNN) -- The United States launched a series of airstrikes Wednesday against ISIS forces in Iraq, the same day President Barack Obama vowed to act against the militant group following its beheading of an American journalist and its threat to ki
Lance Armstrong: Can the lies and bullying be forgiven?

Lance Armstrong: Can the lies and bullying be forgiven?

Editor's note: This is the second installment of a two-part look at the legacy of the Lance Armstrong's doping. In the first installment, Armstrong gives his side of the story.
Strikes, counter strikes resume between Israel and Hamas after talks fail

Strikes, counter strikes resume between Israel and Hamas after talks fail

Strikes and counter strikes between Israel and Hamas resumed as talks aimed at agreeing to a longer-term truce fell apart.
Ferguson streets were calm until bottles fly

Ferguson streets were calm until bottles fly

Police chased young men down Ferguson's streets and made arrests, as bottles flew again shortly before midnight. Protesters locked hand in front of the police line, while some urged the crowd to remain peaceful.

Teenager Max Verstappen to make Formula One history in 2015

 Red Bull's Max Verstappen will make Formula One history in 2015, as the youngest driver in the history of the sport.