Russia's U.N. ambassador says he hopes to circulate a draft resolution to the Security Council very soon that will tighten the U.N. crackdown on the financing of terrorist groups including the Islamic State extremists.
Consumer rights and health groups are calling on the Mexican government to pull a new Coca-Cola ad depicting young white people bringing Coca-Cola and Christmas joy to a beleaguered indigenous community in southern Oaxaca state.
Albert Aji and Bassem Mroue, Associated Press | Posted Dec 1st - 1:31pm
A deal has been reached for thousands of insurgents to leave the last opposition-held neighborhood in the central city of Homs and for state institutions to return to the area, an opposition monitoring group and a Syrian official said Tuesday.
Tia Goldenberg, Associated Press | Posted Dec 1st - 1:20pm
The Israeli military said Tuesday it will begin enlisting soldiers who are HIV-positive, in a policy shift putting the country at the forefront of military inclusivity toward people with the virus that causes AIDS.
Kevin Liptak, CNN White House Producer | Posted Dec 1st - 1:20pm
President Barack Obama warned his Russian counterpart Tuesday against intervening in Syria's civil war, suggesting that Vladimir Putin is aware of the dangers his country faces by entering the bloody conflict.Kevin Liptak
CNN White House Producer
Nicolas Vaux-Montagny, Associated Press | Posted Dec 1st - 1:11pm
Accused of running a network to recruit French extremists to fight in Syria, designated a terrorist by the United States and a fugitive by his homeland, Salim Benghalem promised to only return to France to carry out an attack "with a maximum of damage."
Zeina Karam, Associated Press | Posted Dec 1st - 12:31pm
Al-Qaida's affiliate in Syria released more than a dozen Lebanese soldiers and police it has held for more than a year on Tuesday as part of a Qatar-brokered deal in which Lebanon freed at least 11 prisoners, including a former wife of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Mehmet Guzel and Suzan Fraser, Associated Press | Posted Dec 1st - 12:20pm
A pipe bomb left on a highway overpass near an Istanbul subway station exploded Tuesday, wounding five people, a local official said. The blast caused some panic in the city, which is on edge following a spate of deadly bombings in Turkey.
Tom Odula, Associated Press | Posted Dec 1st - 11:00am
A leading Kenyan university should have sought authorization from the "highest security office in the country" for a practice exercise to test terrorism preparedness that led to a stampede in which one person died, a police spokesman said Tuesday.