Mosul, Iraq, museum targeted
They take sledgehammers to statues with an uncommon gusto -- destroying in seconds what may have survived centuries.
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:05:22 EST)
Drills, hammers used to destroy cultural treasures
A video released by ISIS shows militants destroying troves of cultural artifacts at museum in Mosul, Iraq. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:07:59 EST)
'Jihadi John' unmasked
His voice became hauntingly familiar as the masked man with a British accent who appeared repeatedly in brutal beheading videos from ISIS.
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:03:31 EST)
Missing Canadian teenagers may have link to ISIS
Canadian authorities are looking for at least four teenagers who may have flown to Turkey in a bid to join ISIS, a police source told CNN, the latest in a string of such reports around the world.
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:11:29 EST)
The names: This is who ISIS has recruited from the West
More than 20,000 foreigners have flocked to fight for ISIS, the radical Sunni group that controls portions of Iraq and Syria.
(Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:19:54 EST)
ISIS holds 262 Christians hostages in Syria
ISIS has seized even more Assyrian Christian hostages after taking over nearly a dozen Assyrian villages in northeastern Syria in the past few days, an activist said Thursday.
(Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:57:33 EST)
Turkey blames UK for missing girls
A top Turkish official is blaming British authorities for the disappearance of three teenage British girls suspected of traveling from London to Turkey with the goal of joining ISIS in neighboring Syria.
(Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:30:48 EST)
5 terror groups making vicious headlines
The United States has a list of 59 designated terror groups, but here are the five that have been making news this month. FULL STORY
(Mon, 23 Feb 2015 06:09:11 EST)
ISIS capital in Syria is 'like a big prison'
It's not hard to get into Raqqa. The problem, one prominent activist tells CNN, is getting out.
(Tue, 24 Feb 2015 08:27:13 EST)
Ukraine tensions rise over gas supply
A dispute over natural gas supply flared Friday between Russia and Ukraine, even as a ceasefire between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine appeared to be taking hold.
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:50:59 EST)
The hunt for Boko Haram
CNN's Arwa Damon goes along with Chad's military as they chase Boko Haram from Cameroon deep into Nigeria.
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:04:01 EST)
New suspect arrested in Copenhagen shootings
Police in Denmark said Friday they have arrested another suspect in connection with shootings earlier this month in Copenhagen in which two people died.
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:53:02 EST)
Leader of drug cartel detained
Mexican authorities have detained Servando Gomez, leader of the Knights Templar drug cartel, federal police told CNN En Español on Friday.
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:34:57 EST)
Meet Putin's 'Night Wolves'
A Russian biker gang, known as the Night Wolves, back President Putin and have been hit with U.S. sanctions because of it. CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports.
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:22:40 EST)
Iran blasts mock U.S. carrier in war games
Iran blasted its mock-up of a U.S. aircraft carrier during naval drills on Wednesday, swarming the target with 100 speedboats armed with rockets, shoulder-launched missiles and mortars as well as striking it with cruise missiles, according to reports from Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency.
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:22:43 EST)
Nigerian troops train like Navy SEALs
CNN's Arwa Damon finds out how the Nigerian Special Forces are preparing in the fight against Boko Haram.
(Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:52:15 EST)
Death toll at 168 from Afghanistan avalanches
As the avalanches continue in mountainous northeastern Afghanistan, the death toll keeps rising.
(Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:50:28 EST)
Yoga guru accused of sex assault, rape
To his legions of fans, Bikram Choudhury has an almost other-world quality. The yoga guru inspires as he promises to heal body and mind.
(Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:17:05 EST)
Adultery no longer a crime in South Korea
For 62 years, if you cheated on your husband or wife in South Korea, you could end up in prison.
(Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:41:22 EST)
Mystery tunnel found near Pan Am games site
A big hole in the ground discovered near a venue for the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto has stumped authorities looking into it.
(Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:25:31 EST)
Christians risk lives to find Jesus
Christians of all denominations risk their lives and safety to visit sacred places in Jerusalem associated with their faith. CNN's Elise Labott reports.
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:20:08 EST)
'Ben Hur on snow': The high-octane sport of skijoring
It has been described as Ben Hur on snow.
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:54:53 EST)
Rare Roman headstone uncovered in England
A rare Roman tombstone discovered facedown weeks ago in England proved to be even more spectacular on Wednesday, when archaeologists turned it over.
(Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:06:31 EST)
Scan reveals 1,000-year-old mummified monk hidden in statue
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:59:53 EST)
The week in 31 photos
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:51:59 EST)
A black hole 12 billion times bigger than the sun exists
(Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:32:27 EST)
Octopus leaps out of water, grabs crab
CNN's Max Foster asks Isa Soares who do you think would win a battle between an octopus and a crab. Watch and see the answer.
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:16:16 EST)
Gary Glitter handed 16-year prison sentence for child sex abuse
British former pop star Gary Glitter on Friday was sentenced to 16 years in prison for child sex abuse offenses he committed more than three decades ago.
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:57:05 EST)
More drones hover over Paris
More drones were spotted flying over Paris overnight, the city prosecutor's office said Wednesday.
(Wed, 25 Feb 2015 19:56:23 EST)
Mexico irked by Pope's word choice
The alleged choice of a word by Pope Francis has drawn ire from Mexico's government. And on Wednesday, the Vatican told Mexico that the Pontiff meant no offense.
(Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:08:46 EST)
Enormous snow tunnel gains worldwide fame
A Canadian man shoveled a giant snow tunnel from his house to his car. The tunnel has been seen around the world. CNN affiliate CBC News has the story.
(Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:53:18 EST)
Anger after China's Lunar New Year Gala mocks 'manly' women
It was the most-watched TV show in the world -- and it was a sexist mess.
(Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:04:35 EST)
The world's longest animal migrations
(Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:37:14 EST)
Madonna falls offstage at the Brit Awards
While performing at the Brit Awards in London, Madonna had a cape malfunction and took a tumble off the stage.
(Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:01:02 EST)
Photos reveal Kim Jong Un's private jet
New photographs released by North Korea's Central News Agency (KCNA) appear to show its leader observing a Pyongyang building project from a private luxury jet.
(Thu, 19 Feb 2015 05:35:37 EST)
iPhone stolen in New York, found in China
CNN's John Vause talks with Matt Stopera who found his stolen iPhone in China, when photos of a man dubbed "Brother Orange" started showing up on his feed.
(Mon, 23 Feb 2015 09:35:43 EST)
Meet 'rat tribe' living under Beijing
(Thu, 19 Feb 2015 10:28:32 EST)
Weir: Cannibals, a volcano and a god named John
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:58:51 EST)
Wonder in Vanuatu
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:19:17 EST)
Go inside an exploding volcano
Bill Weir gets so close to an active volcano that he paid off a witch doctor to ensure his safety. The Wonder List is on CNN Sundays at 10p ET/PT.
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:31:21 EST)
Why is the American flag sacred to this tribe?
Bill Weir speaks to the chief of a tribe in Vanuatu who explains why the American flag is sacred to his people. The Wonder List is on CNN Sundays at 10p ET/PT.
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:31:40 EST)
Comfortably numb on Kava
Bill Weir not only tries Kava, Tanna Island's drink of choice, but he also helps make some. The Wonder List is on CNN Sundays at 10p ET/PT.
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:22:26 EST)
Bill Weir welcomes you to 'The Wonder List' premiering Sunday at 10 p.m. ET/PT
"My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late, so soon?" -- Dr. Seuss
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:33:16 EST)
The week in 30 photos
(Mon, 23 Feb 2015 09:01:18 EST)
Where in the world?
Travel Photo of the Day
(Wed, 25 Feb 2015 08:01:30 EST)
Look at me! 23 selfies of the week
(Wed, 25 Feb 2015 08:00:35 EST)
Lunar New Year 2015
The Lunar New Year, a massive celebration in many Asian countries, is fast approaching. This year marks the Year of the Sheep, which, according to the Lunar New Year calendar, will start on February 19.
(Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:47:45 EST)
Sea dwellers without a state
The Badjao are a tribe of nomadic sea dwellers who have lived off the shore of northeast Borneo for more than 200 years. They are a stateless people with no nationality in the traditional sense, residing in boats and living off the sea.
(Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:52:31 EST)
Freedivers' breathtaking photos of sharks
Meet a world record-holding couple of professional freedivers who travel the world taking incredible photos along the way.
(Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:01:54 EST)
World Press Photo Contest 2015
(Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:52:38 EST)
Sapporo Snow Festival turns to the dark side
May the Force be with the Japanese Self-Defense Forces. Their "Star Wars"-inspired snow sculpture is epic.
(Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:02:07 EST)
The Dalai Lama: Tibet's spiritual leader
Although he describes himself as a simple Buddhist monk, the Dalai Lama has been called one of the world's most influential people.
(Mon, 23 Feb 2015 09:00:20 EST)
Monk builds own cathedral from scrap
(Thu, 05 Feb 2015 13:19:01 EST)
Backstage at a traveling circus
(Thu, 12 Feb 2015 13:31:35 EST)
Miss Universe national costume show
The Miss Universe contest turned out some fabulous, eye-catching costumes from contestants participating in the show.
(Thu, 05 Feb 2015 13:19:09 EST)
The long arm of Kalashnikov's AK-47
(Mon, 09 Feb 2015 12:23:19 EST)
Sudan refugees take back their story
Refugee students from Sudan were given smartphones and lessons in digital storytelling. They could be the next generation of citizen journalists.
(Thu, 05 Feb 2015 12:04:51 EST)
Monarchies around the world
(Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:02:28 EST)
World War I in living color
Although it seems like ancient history, World War I changed the world forever. Look back at some of the war's key events.
(Fri, 06 Feb 2015 07:52:42 EST)
15 of the world's most colorful landscapes
(Wed, 11 Feb 2015 08:56:36 EST)
Rio faces smelly Olympic challenge
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:21:45 EST)
Please, respect my son's rights
(Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:38:35 EST)
My country's problem with menstruation
(Fri, 06 Feb 2015 16:20:12 EST)
A really big fish story
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:02:57 EST)
Kim Jong Un: New look, new attitude?
(Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:05:25 EST)
Island of forgotten dreams
(Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:02:53 EST)
How the Philippines saved 1,200 Jews
(Wed, 11 Feb 2015 08:00:03 EST)
'Dragon' dinosaur unearthed
(Fri, 06 Feb 2015 15:45:08 EST)
Painting bought for $5,212, sold for $5.2M
(Thu, 05 Feb 2015 12:26:57 EST)
Movement encourages women to try covering up
(Wed, 04 Feb 2015 08:31:28 EST)
New photos of Fidel Castro surface
(Thu, 05 Feb 2015 10:11:26 EST)
20 most beautiful World Heritage Sites
(Thu, 05 Feb 2015 08:22:21 EST)
Life of a geisha
(Tue, 03 Feb 2015 07:31:00 EST)
And the world's safest city is...
(Wed, 04 Feb 2015 11:36:16 EST)
How to find the terrorist amid tide of human misery
(Wed, 04 Feb 2015 11:50:51 EST)
Amazon tribe under threat
(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:13:06 EST)
A new sex park for Taiwan?
(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:37:12 EST)
The scariest theme park rides on Earth
(Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:12:03 EST)
What's the perfect job for you? Ask your 5-year-old self
(Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:13:05 EST)
The extraordinary art of autistic 'five-year-old Monet'
(Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:50:20 EST)
Gifts fit for a queen
(Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:24:24 EST)
Was King Tut's beard glued back on?
(Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:54:53 EST)
Abducted toddler found after 24 years
(Wed, 04 Feb 2015 12:17:17 EST)
India's tiger population increasing
(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:30:07 EST)
Scientists upload a worm's brain into a Lego robot
(Wed, 04 Feb 2015 12:17:28 EST)
Hold on tight, we're landing sideways ...
(Wed, 04 Feb 2015 12:17:41 EST)
Art made from war
(Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:41:44 EST)
World's top 25 hotels
(Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:22:48 EST)
Spectacular ancient city deserted and mysterious
(Tue, 20 Jan 2015 09:03:34 EST)
10 places we'd rather be
(Fri, 09 Jan 2015 12:26:42 EST)
Forgotten in Aleppo
(Fri, 09 Jan 2015 10:58:56 EST)
'It just went ballistic': Shark attacks teenager
A shark attacked a teenager while he was spearfishing near a popular Australian beach. CNN affiliate Seven Network reports.
(Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:38:14 EST)
Is this the site of Jesus' trial?
(Thu, 08 Jan 2015 15:06:45 EST)
The world's safest airlines
(Wed, 07 Jan 2015 12:06:36 EST)
What killed the Maya? 'Blue Hole' offers clues
(Wed, 07 Jan 2015 10:39:16 EST)
Helmet cam shows sniper shot to head
(Wed, 07 Jan 2015 12:03:38 EST)
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