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After days of delays, the Syrian peace talks led by the United Nations will start Friday, a U.N. spokesman said. "All I can say about the talks is that they will start as planned ... I don't have a time. I don't have the exact locations," spokesman Ahmad Fawzi told journalists...
Europe should be prepared for more of the ruthless and coordinated attacks that ISIS carried out in Paris last year, officials say. The militant group is planning more large-scale, "special forces-style" assaults that don't even necessarily need to be coordinated from Syria...
(CNN) -- An American college student has been arrested in North Korea. Otto Frederick Warmbier was detained in Pyongyang on January 2, according to Young Pioneer Tours, the China-based travel company he was with. The tour group said that Warmbier's family has been informed and...
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...