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Alexander Litvinenko in the hospital after his poisoning and before his 2006 death (CNN photo) (CNN) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin probably approved the operation by Russian officials to kill former FSB spy Alexander Litvinenko in 2006, a detailed UK inquiry has concluded...
(CNN) -- Militants raided a university in northwest Pakistan on Wednesday, timing their attack to a ceremony at the school to ensure maximum casualties. After security forces combed the campus block by block after the massacre, Mehmood Khan, provincial home minister of Khyber...
(CNN) -- ISIS has confirmed the death of "Jihadi John" -- aka Mohammed Emwazi, aka Abu Muharib al-Muhajir -- in the latest issue of its Dabiq magazine. U.S. officials said in November that they were reasonably certain the English-speaking voice of the terror group had been...
(CNNMoney) -- Wartime pressure on the Islamic State is forcing it to slash its fighters' salaries by half, according to documents leaked from inside ISIS territory. ISIS might seem like a ragtag group of terrorists, but in reality, it operates as a government over parts of Iraq...
(CNN) -- Motion sensors monitor his every move; dogs trained to detect his scent stand guard and prison floors have been reinforced with steel rods. These are just some of the security measures Mexican authorities have taken to make sure Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman doesn't break...
(CNN) -- When Iranian officials released footage of 10 U.S. sailors being taken captive, it made John Kerry "very, very frustrated," the secretary of state told CNN on Monday. Kerry's remarks came the same day the Navy released more information about what exactly happened when...
(CNN) -- Three American contractors went missing in Iraq two days ago, said a senior security official in Baghdad. "A company filed a report Sunday about three of its staff going missing two days ago. They are American contractors. We are looking into this report," the official...
Former Iranian hostage Jason Rezaian lands in Switzerland after his release (CNN photo) (Eric Bradner - CNN) When Friday's business hours ended, President Barack Obama was still being accused by Republicans of apologizing to Iran after two small U.S. boats drifted into the...
Attackers raided a luxury hotel in Burkina Faso overnight, opening fire and seizing hostages in an hours-long siege that ended with at least 23 people dead. An al Qaeda-linked terrorist group claimed responsibility for the assault at Splendid Hotel -- a popular meeting place for...