World - CBSNews.com / World From CBSNews.com Sun, 25 Feb 2024 10:32:00 -0500 5 Eiffel Tower reopens to visitors after six-day employee strike /news/eiffel-tower-reopens-after-strike/ The Eiffel Tower is typically open 365 days a year. Sun, 25 Feb 2024 08:49:36 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/25/179ff753-6e97-4f42-853d-2b4c7712f045/thumbnail/60x60/5e643ba403e7900117723d7b412c2699/2024-02-24t144810z-1538676234-rc2k56aijc7m-rtrmadp-3-france-tourism-eiffel-strike.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 63c22121-7c6f-4600-beff-fa5201a7b854 U.S., U.K. launch fourth round of joint airstrikes on Houthi targets /video/us-uk-launch-fourth-round-of-joint-airstrikes-on-houthi-targets/ The U.S. and U.K., with the support of its allies, launched a fourth round of retaliatory airstrikes Saturday on Iranian-backed Houthi targets in Yemen. Sat, 24 Feb 2024 23:56:14 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/25/82c2feb0-4778-4601-a826-a3f7248286ee/thumbnail/60x60/3a62cc4adf65d7bfc98747e28bb0f0a7/cbsn-fusion-us-uk-launch-fourth-round-of-joint-airstrikes-on-houthi-targets-thumbnail-2709063-640x360.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 d06256b0-260a-4a05-96b6-d73664b1b9ce The state of the Ukraine war 2 years into "Putin's vicious onslaught" /news/ukraine-russia-war-2-years-us-biden-sanctions-putin-vicious-onslaught/ Two years into Russia's full-scale invasion, President Biden says Ukrainians "continue to fight with tremendous courage," but they need America's help. Sat, 24 Feb 2024 21:25:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/23/02a95e8a-7f20-49cb-a8e4-c8b2876a82b2/thumbnail/60x60/7863f94e28ba5429d2852cea094e5381/ukraine-avdiivka-2018792344.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 38846fdd-ee09-4bed-a271-9f1626c638c3 U.S., U.K. conduct fourth round of joint airstrikes on Houthi targets in Yemen /news/u-s-u-k-fourth-round-joint-airstrikes-houthi-targets-yemen/ This is the fourth round of joint coalition strikes to pressure the Houthis to stop attacking commercial shipping lanes in the Red Sea. Sat, 24 Feb 2024 19:59:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/24/a62f8b64-d90b-474f-b0d4-5b639b853048/thumbnail/60x60/c5c0aaf5c0361f5a6c7c02065539d8f5/gettyimages-2030393952.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 a782aa2b-440e-4c34-8306-2d6e1b80d02c Simmering tension between U.S, Israel over West Bank /video/simmering-tension-between-u-s-israel-over-west-bank/ Around 500,000 Israeli settlers live in the West Bank on occupied territory. While the settlements are widely regarded as illegal under international law, there are now several prominent settlers in Israel's cabinet, and there has been an uptick in violent clashes in the West Bank since the Oct 7 attack on Israel. Holly Williams has more. Sat, 24 Feb 2024 19:58:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/25/490f2280-9a23-47a9-af76-203a2fe918ff/thumbnail/60x60/de6ba9ad158ea50ef8f3bc084297a6dd/williams.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 754af224-0998-440a-b32a-5772bf6c02d6 On 2-year mark of war, Ukraine finds itself outgunned and outnumbered /video/on-2-year-mark-of-war-ukraine-finds-itself-outgunned-and-outnumbered/ Two years on from Russia's full-scale invasion, Ukraine is still under attack, and again against the ropes. At an airfield outside of Kyiv Saturday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy issued a rallying cry reminiscent of that defiant selfie on the streets of the capital in the first days of the invasion. Charlie D'Agata has the latest. Sat, 24 Feb 2024 19:40:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/25/368c30f0-6d77-4aa2-bc15-82df6d8bd8c7/thumbnail/60x60/106f51f9d9a08bf4cc5253671ac2198e/dagata.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 501c3c2b-6639-4e6a-a12d-43cd589455da Alexey Navalny's body released to his mother /video/alexey-navalnys-body-released-to-his-mother/ The body of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny was finally released to his mother Saturday. Navalny's mother and lawyers have been trying to retrieve his body since he died at an Arctic penal colony late last week. Sat, 24 Feb 2024 19:40:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/25/1c5d2013-b760-44ad-8ba4-6366acceaf86/thumbnail/60x60/73de9dc8f95f99a3d74f456989470275/navalnyvo.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 d82a66f3-ea3b-4f7e-a8f6-9ea787f6c8ec Two years have passed since Russia invaded Ukraine /video/two-years-have-passed-since-russia-invaded-ukraine/ Two years have passed since Russia invaded Ukraine. On Friday, President Biden announced hundreds of new sanctions against entities and people inside and outside of Russia connected to Vladimir Putin's war and the death of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny last week. Sat, 24 Feb 2024 11:43:14 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/24/9b1265f4-7585-4ad4-86fb-584df1ee62fb/thumbnail/60x60/85ebad91003becf87f41984390119f1c/0224-satmo-russiasantionsdc-brand-2708442-640x360.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 902f6b30-416c-4c83-8b7d-2c533a2799d7 War in Ukraine began two years ago /video/war-in-ukraine-began-two-years-ago/ In the two years since the Ukraine war began, an estimated half million people have been killed, and 6 million more have been displaced. Sat, 24 Feb 2024 11:39:14 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/24/aea3584e-3d2e-4bd7-b335-aabd1b4fb6a9/thumbnail/60x60/1320d4fbef101e63d698c5f2960dd7a2/0224-satmo-ukraineannivpiece-tyab-2708466-640x360.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 0929cdbb-4b9a-42c3-ae49-3ecf9e94282b Hobbyist balloon detected over U.S. has left American airspace: Officials /news/military-tracking-balloon-western-us-military/ The U.S. small, high-altitude balloon posed no threat to national security, the military said Friday. Sat, 24 Feb 2024 09:19:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/23/8b153112-1169-45a0-acd0-577c29380d03/thumbnail/60x60/29ca3866a816f09e1b92afa830eee2bc/gettyimages-1247922245.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 bcaada5c-5d42-4317-8d0b-540558528645 Death toll rises to 10 after deadly fire in Spain /news/spain-fire-valencia-apartment-building-deaths-echoes-london-grenfell-tower/ A deadly fire that gutted an apartment building in Valencia, Spain, spread with devastating speed due to combustible cladding, an expert says. Sat, 24 Feb 2024 08:38:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/23/7367ce8f-1c09-4357-811f-beda8271245d/thumbnail/60x60/19cc16e02151aa03365936a767b364b5/spain-valencia-fire-2031114725.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 2d6feed7-9745-4542-9917-2c0708f317bd Pope Francis cancels audience due to a mild flu, Vatican says /news/pope-francis-cancels-audience-due-to-a-mild-flu-vatican-says/ The pontiff, 87, had already been forced to cancel some of his activities in November due to breathing problems. Sat, 24 Feb 2024 06:44:09 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2023/12/19/8bd7b436-cebc-42c9-a31f-aaca157b5cf6/thumbnail/60x60/1bf760722a17641487786b98bdd365d6/francis.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 600e92b6-509d-4324-8d5d-89fd2e0db665 Ukrainian forces lose ground in the battlefield /video/ukrainian-forces-lose-ground-in-the-battlefield/ Just as Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine enters its third year, Ukraine's military has suffered its worst loss in months, with forces making a hasty retreat under fire from Avdiivka. Charlie D'Agata reports from western Ukraine. Fri, 23 Feb 2024 20:19:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/24/a7b4e674-4757-44a2-8d42-c48847c485b5/thumbnail/60x60/15b70d3ca0a0f25c42824f91adc47fb2/dagata.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 494ad660-fcf2-459d-b205-dc36d5d7699c White House announces hundreds of sanctions against Russia /video/white-house-announces-hundreds-of-sanctions-against-russia/ On the eve of the two-year mark of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, and following the death of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny, the Biden administration Friday imposed about 600 sanctions on individuals and entities in Russia and 11 other countries. Ed O'Keefe has more. Fri, 23 Feb 2024 20:11:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/24/f6c97929-420a-4155-be3a-ab5adc8583de/thumbnail/60x60/828069717879e31dac6eeeaa57e62a77/okeefe.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 ebaa0aba-bdfc-4190-ac93-ea1e2708ce22 Robot to recover treasure worth billions from legendary shipwreck /news/shipwreck-san-jose-galleon-robot-to-start-recovering-treasure-colombia-says/ The San Jose sank in 1708 while laden with gold, silver and emeralds estimated to be worth billions of dollars. Fri, 23 Feb 2024 17:00:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2022/02/12/ecd139d0-8e08-4219-80e6-f68b7da0b035/thumbnail/60x60/1817e241ee340a7a4275b6c71437bf5f/ap18115786136851.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 4fddab47-c709-492e-9c0a-a75e70724c79 Priest accused of selling Viagra suspended by Catholic Church /news/priest-accused-selling-viagra-suspended-catholic-church-spain/ Spanish media said the priest was involved in the trafficking of Viagra, aphrodisiacs and narcotics along with a second arrested man. Fri, 23 Feb 2024 15:39:27 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/23/2ab015b5-218a-4900-b2d2-c90c74474f6a/thumbnail/60x60/545d305f09a545454346f0072fa514ec/gettyimages-2025799014.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 58051589-85f4-4beb-bc61-7ec13ab7f5c0 U.S. hits Russia with hundreds of new sanctions over Navalny's death, Ukraine war /news/biden-new-russia-sanctions-military/ The sanctions against Russia and its military come as the Ukraine war enters its third year, and they follow the sudden death of Russian dissident Alexey Navalny. Fri, 23 Feb 2024 15:07:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/23/acf850ea-24f2-481f-aba6-88b130247923/thumbnail/60x60/39396fd04da7bcfdfe9c6cda317b472a/gettyimages-2025845007.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 7868fce7-484c-461e-830d-a534484adbb5 White House announces new sanctions against Russia /video/white-house-announces-new-sanctions-against-russia/ The White House has unveiled fresh economic sanctions against Russia, marking the two-year anniversary of Vladimir Putin's Ukraine invasion and in retaliation for the death of opposition leader Alexey Navalny. Fri, 23 Feb 2024 14:08:13 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/23/41cb1efa-c7b4-47ab-81fe-556d96670ad3/thumbnail/60x60/ed4e6820d00f09828b0bee97a52a024b/0223-cmo-whnavalnysanctions-jiang-mid-2705664-640x360.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 8e9a63bd-4f24-4e3f-958b-8931b808ceba U.S. calls Israeli plan for new West Bank settlement homes disappointing /news/israel-west-bank-settlement-homes-palestinian-shooting-attack-smotrich-netanyahu/ Blinken says Israeli plans to build thousands more West Bank settlement homes are "inconsistent with international law." Fri, 23 Feb 2024 12:50:21 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/23/378fa5e3-97ad-4f83-ba47-25de1647796a/thumbnail/60x60/3009c0b00ecffd6659c6cdb66db59cb6/smotrich-israel-1782441846.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 7d95c122-448c-4c34-b93d-fa216baf938a 2 Americans believed dead after yacht hijacked, Grenada police say /news/americans-believed-dead-grenada-yacht-escaped-inmates/ Three escaped inmates in Grenada may have stolen a yacht and killed the two American passengers onboard, the Royal Grenada Police Force said on Thursday. Fri, 23 Feb 2024 12:15:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/23/667c339c-9291-4403-919c-05b851fb6ec4/thumbnail/60x60/d4bf4934ba51f9fab387b1eaed80132a/inmates.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 fddc40ea-b552-44ff-8130-9462f1cd14f7 Navalny team says Russia giving his mom an ultimatum over prison burial /news/alexey-navalny-russia-mother-threatened-ultimatum-prison-burial/ A spokesperson for Alexey Navalny says his mother was give hours to agree to a closed funeral, or her son would be buried at prison. Fri, 23 Feb 2024 11:22:25 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/19/788b32f7-f3f5-4330-ba95-7af758d8cd5b/thumbnail/60x60/30dadc71dbb0264d7127574fe0149b54/0219-cmo-navalny-tyab-2693291-640x360.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 321b7745-248e-4627-a22e-a9d9103e8c95 Ukraine faces critical shortages amid two-year mark in war with Russia /video/ukraine-faces-critical-shortages-amid-two-year-mark-in-war-with-russia/ Two years into Vladimir Putin's war in Ukraine, the Ukrainian army confronts severe equipment and supply shortages, leading to notable setbacks on the battlefield. Fri, 23 Feb 2024 11:08:44 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/23/4d200e2f-3871-4b06-bd8e-6550e02184b6/thumbnail/60x60/b072b722ac3e16c25bbedb7ef0c6b1fb/0223-cmo-ukrainewar2years-dagata-mid-2705753-640x360.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 b7e37ab2-f78d-4dbc-aef1-a1c03998ce5d Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu outlines post-war plans /video/israeli-prime-minister-benjamin-netanyahu-outlines-post-war-plans/ Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has unveiled his plans for what will happen in Gaza when the war with Hamas is over. Fri, 23 Feb 2024 11:08:43 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/23/bb41084f-5b91-476a-8c5a-71b2220e66de/thumbnail/60x60/02ac62bf717c0e05d7b0f0d2e0a4143a/0223-cmo-israelpostwar-williams-mid-2705774-640x360.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 223456db-1af2-4c66-aa91-b635fd969017 Scientists discover 240-million-year-old fossil of "bizarre" creature /news/dinocephalosaurus-orientalis-fossil-discovery-mythical-chinese-dragon/ A team of international scientists have unearthed a 240 million-year-old fossils from the Triassic period of China that one scientist described as a "long and snake-like, mythical Chinese dragon." Fri, 23 Feb 2024 10:46:53 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/23/7dcd4200-0880-4f92-9fe3-c9357c547d4d/thumbnail/60x60/6d9d7cbadccfb3f35af0cc426f932614/dinocephalosaurus-orientalis-image-c-national-museums-scotland-2.png?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 9f2c5702-41c1-416a-aa4e-c3a36f1e2066 Canada wildfire season smolders on as "zombie fires" burn through winter /news/canada-wildfires-never-stopped-zombie-fires-smolder-winter/ It's the middle of the winter, but there are still 149 wildfires burning across Canada, including 2 deemed out of control. Fri, 23 Feb 2024 09:51:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/23/c331ebc1-b149-4d28-b2a1-6d2c21dfccb9/thumbnail/60x60/0828a94587172741c3438cacc7518a61/canada-wildfires-ap23314688802629.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 0d9404fe-5335-49cb-93a0-9aa6dac2289e $568 million of cocaine found hidden in bananas in record seizure /news/568-million-cocaine-hidden-bananas-record-drug-seizure-uk-southampton/ The packages of cocaine were concealed in a cargo of bananas which had been transported from South America. Fri, 23 Feb 2024 08:10:29 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/23/46f211cc-debb-4f37-a4c5-376f5211039e/thumbnail/60x60/f67bf03cabeb8a8a5c404bf90734169c/southampton-4.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 a5bec815-0cbd-48ac-8927-4e9ab71c49e4 U.S. warns Russia against nuclear-capable anti-satellite weapon /news/russia-nuclear-antisatellite-weapon-warning-u-s/ The Biden administration recently issued direct warnings to the Russian government against deploying a nuclear-capable anti-satellite weapon?, U.S. officials confirmed to CBS News. Thu, 22 Feb 2024 23:09:00 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/23/44344db2-4713-4563-957d-57c97897eaf7/thumbnail/60x60/9762e04a24306a12c21de6e81e69d188/gettyimages-1990499008.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 8faeeab2-13cb-4f54-a137-96688fbe922f Boyfriend of Los Angeles ballet dancer detained in Russia speaks out /news/ksenia-khavana-ballet-dancer-detained-russia-boyfriend-van-herdeen-speaks-out/ The only contact Van Heerden has had with his girlfriend Ksenia Khavana since her detention in Russia is via letters, which he says go through vetting protocols. Thu, 22 Feb 2024 21:00:14 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/23/f86a084c-e622-49a7-978e-87df11935c82/thumbnail/60x60/0bc126d56d30a89f7aa4023fa531a1f3/chris-and-ksenia.png?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 6b7b3b17-8e06-47b2-9dfa-3ef9bdac1901 Alleged weapons smugglers to face charges in U.S. after Navy SEALs' deaths /news/weapons-smugglers-navy-seals-deaths-arabian-sea-federal-charges/ Prosecutors said that the vessel was transporting components for medium-range ballistic missiles and anti-ship cruise missiles, as well as a warhead. 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