Guatemala’s government says fires set by protesters at Congress are “terrorist acts” even as the Inter-American Human Rights Commission is condemning what it calls “excessive use of force” by police against demonstrators
The two-day summit of heads of state was held virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic and said it would “spare no effort to protect lives.”
• Town ‘covered with corpses:’ Refugees flee Ethiopia massacre to Sudan
The former national security adviser said the Trump administration is handing the Taliban a victory.
Spain’s foreign minister has met with Senegal’s president in the West African country’s capital to discuss the sudden increase of Senegalese migrants attempting to reach the Canary Islands by boat
The Palestinian Health Ministry has recommended strict limits on Christmas celebrations in Bethlehem this year due to the coronavirus outbreak
More than 1 000 demonstrators attacked a Carrefour Brasil supermarket in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre after security guards beat to death a Black man.
British journalist, travel writer and historian Jan Morris died Friday, November 20, 2020, at the age of 94. In this profile (originally broadcast February 13, 2000, on “CBS Sunday Morning”), Morris talked with correspondent Tom Fenton at her home in Wales, about her globe-trekking career (including following Edmund Hillary up Mount Everest) and the subjects of her books (including President Abraham Lincoln), as well as her inward journey, of transitioning from a man to a woman.
CBS News senior foreign correspondent Elizabeth Palmer reports from London on the global toll of the coronavirus pandemic.
President Trump’s former national security adviser says the president is “playing into the hands of our adversaries” with his plan to draw down troops before leaving office.
President Donald Trump has not answered a single question from the press since Election Day.
Russia’s willing to work with whomever is declared the next president, he says.
Defense minister investigates controversial purchase of German subs years ago.
Fears of attacks by extremists prevented voting in many parts of Burkina Faso on Sunday, as the country went to the polls for presidential and legislative elections marred by ongoing violence linked to al-Qaida and the Islamic State
The following is a transcript of an interview with CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo that aired Sunday, November 22, 2020, on “Face the Nation.”
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit critical to President Donald Trump’s long-shot bid to overturn his 3 November election loss to Democratic President-elect Joe Biden.
The following is a transcript of an interview with NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci that aired Sunday, November 22, 2020, on “Face the Nation.”
Syria’s President Bashar Assad has named a new foreign minister
American B-52s, the massive strategic bombers, arrived in the Middle East on Saturday. They are part of the Fifth Bomb Wing at Minot AFB in North Dakota.
These veteran, giant aircraft were last deployed in the region in May 2019 and the US Central Command says they are here to “deter aggression and reassure US partners and allies.”
Iran said on Sunday that it would bring an end to what it called Israel’s practice of “hit and run” strikes in Syria as an unconfirmed report said that at least 14 pro-Iran fighters from Iraq and Afghanistan were killed in overnight airstrikes in eastern Syria.
Tehran made the threat following a major Israeli assault last week in response to what Jerusalem said was a failed Iranian explosives attack on the Golan Heights.
Every minute of the day, the people at the World Food Programme are trying to keep millions around the world from starving to death. Their work (which earned the United Nations organization this year’s Nobel Peace Prize) inspired actress-entrepreneur Kate Hudson to become a World Food Programme ambassador, using her celebrity platform to raise awareness about people in need. Correspondent Tracy Smith reports on Hudson’s role of a lifetime.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey sees itself as a part of Europe, but he has called on the European Union to keep its promises on issues such as Turkey’s membership bid and refugees
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is defending his tour of Arab Gulf states and the Trump administration’s continued efforts to squeeze Iran, even as a new U.S. administration led by Joe Biden prepares to enter the White House in January
As the pandemic forced chef Vikas Khanna to put much of his cooking empire on hold, the Michelin star-winning restaurateur, cookbook author and TV host has mobilized an army half a world away to battle hunger in his native India. His #FeedIndia initiative has provided 50 million meals so far, all coordinated from his New York City apartment. Correspondent Jim Axelrod reports.
The Nigerian Army has admitted for the first time that soldiers were given live bullets when they went to disperse a large crowd at the Lekki Toll Plaza in Lagos where several peaceful protesters were killed in October
In Italy, tortellini in broth is a favorite during the holidays; in A.D. 2020, this comforting dish – so simple, yet complex – is welcome in any season
Pakistan’s military says a soldier and four militants were killed in a shootout during a raid near the border with Afghanistan
Algerian Abu Obaida Yusuf al-Annabi has been on the US ‘international terrorist’ blacklist since September 2015.
Azerbaijan regains control of land it lost to Armenian forces.
A passenger ferry that ran aground in heavy winds in a Baltic Sea archipelago between Finland and Sweden was dragged off the shore and towed early Sunday to a port, where some of its over 300 passengers disembarked
Al-Qaida’s North African branch said it has appointed a new leader after confirming the death of its former leader, who was killed in June by French forces
With no papal travels abroad this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Pope Francis is cheering efforts for a youth jamboree in Lisbon, Portugal, in 2023
It was the eighth fatality in the county this year.
An American citizen has been killed in the capital of the West African nation of Burkina Faso
Israel has said its military struck Hamas targets in Gaza in response to a rocket attack launched from the Palestinian enclave.
Human rights lawyers say dozens of Lebanese protesters tried before military courts face proceedings that grossly violate due process and fail to investigate allegations of torture and abuse
Israel’s military says its aircraft have struck Hamas sites in the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket fired from the Palestinian territory earlier
China plans to launch an unmanned spacecraft to the moon this week to bring back lunar rocks — the first attempt by any nation to retrieve samples from Earth’s natural satellite since the 1970s.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will Saturday meet negotiators from the Taliban and Afghan government amid signs of progress in their talks as the United States speeds up its withdrawal.
After a scathing court setback in Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump faces increased pressure from his fellow Republicans to drop his effort to overturn the US presidential election and concede to Democrat Joe Biden.
Jonathan Pollard was the only American to ever receive a life sentence for spying for an ally.
The UN General Assembly’s Second Committee pushed back at the concept of de-facto Israeli annexation on Wednesday night, approving a draft resolution by 156-6 member states that called on nations to ensure that they do not treat the West Bank settlements and east Jerusalem as a part of sovereign Israel.
The six countries that opposed the resolution were Canada, Israel, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru and the United States.
Charlie Kristensen’s passion for musical theatre made him a target for bullies. But with the help of some of his musical idols, the 10-year-old was able to ignite a viral anti-bullying campaign to help other kids stand up for themselves. Ian Lee has more.
The Trump administration this week announced plans to withdraw 2,000 troops from Afghanistan by mid-January. Critics say the withdrawal could lead to more violence in the already war-torn country. Imtiaz Tyab reports.
As the virtual G20 summit kicked off Saturday, President Trump continued to falsely claim he won the presidential election. Mr. Trump also skipped a session focused on the coronavirus pandemic to play golf. Chip Reid has more.
Protesters are angry about a budget that cut educational and health spending.
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania Representative Seth Grove did not mince words in Harrisburg Friday after a roundtable discussion with Dominion Voting Systems was canceled overnight. Dominion says it is under litigation and can not answer questions at this time.
“Today I am saddened to report to the taxpayers of Pennsylvania and the 1.3 million voters who used Dominion voting that Dominion has hung you out to dry and slapped you in your faces,” Grove said.