Some desperate civilians make it out of newly-government-held territory, but punishment continues in opposition areas
President-elect Trump had plenty to say about the war on ISIS during the campaign, suggesting "bombing the hell out of" the terror group. But as Holly Williams reports, conditions on the ground in Iraq and Syria complicate the decisions he'll have to make.
President-elect Trump has threatened a trade war with China, yet he's bragged about his great business relationship with the Chinese. Trump's web of financial interests in China only adds up to the unprecedented conflicts posed by his global business. Julianna Goldman reports.
Austria was the first European nation to test the grip of post-Trump populism, giving hope to the continent's progressives
After more than two years of ISIS occupation, Iraq's second-largest city is being taken back by the Iraqi Army. Lara Logan reports from Mosul.
ISIS militants have shot and hanged dozens of civilians this week in the streets of Mosul. The U.S.-backed assault to free the city is stalled for now as Iraqi troops and Kurdish Peshmerga fighters lock down their gains and regroup.
Syrian government troops are pushing deeper into rebel-held parts in Aleppo. The battle has left hundreds of Aleppo residents dead and tens of thousands of families have fled. Debora Patta spoke with one family who never left and never gave up hope.
About 1,800 migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday, pushing the total this week above 10,000. Over four million Syrian refugees are still living precariously in the Middle East. Holly Williams has more.
More than 43 years after the Vietnam War ended, hundreds of thousands of cluster bombs dropped by U.S. planes are still maiming and killing people
Many worry far-right AfD party could "be a spoiler and create instability," even if it can't topple Angela Merkel
Climate change brings new challenges to estimated 120 million of world's poorest people, who depend on the crop not to wake up, but to survive
Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte continues moves to "avoid any provocative actions" that could irk Beijing
No group claimed responsibility; police said list of suspects long, because Aidan “The Beast” O’Driscoll O’Driscoll made many enemies
Rebels are losing territory in Aleppo under relentless bombing, and about 200,000 civilians are trapped inside
Plane belonging to Pakistan’s national carrier crashed and burst into flames with 48 people on board, killing all of them, the airline chairman and police said
Victims of Minamata disease mercury poisoning consumed shellfish from a river contaminated with chemical factory wastewater
The pontiff, himself a victim of fake news stories, says "disinformation is probably the greatest damage that the media can do"
Matteo Renzi lost big in a government-reform referendum vote and followed through with his pledge to step down if he did
Government prosecutor said a court in central Pakistan has indicted the brother of slain model Qandeel Baloch for killing her in the name of honor
Authorities in the northern state of San Luis Potosi said they were adding extra security measures for Rubi Ibarra’s “Sweet 15" party
Journalist John Cantlie has been used as Western voice to convey terror group's message since capture, which appears to be taking toll on his health
Missing Pakistani International Airlines plane has crashed near the town of Havelian
As Russian-backed Syrian forces continue brutal offensive to recapture city, we watch as a family is reunited
Residents of Sayanogorsk capture images of meteor breaking up and illuminating sky before loud bang is heard