The World

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Views of the world by global documentarians, who tackle subjects as diverse as peanut farming, sports in China, the Cold War, the plight of Asian refugees and the American news media.

Egypt reopens restored pyramid and tombs
00:48 — Egypt's second largest pyramid and several ornate ancient tombs have been reopened to visitors for the first time in three years, following a restorat (more…)
Watch: Italian Coast Guard drops onto freighter abandoned by crew
00:18 — The Blue Sky M freighter was carrying 970 migrants and was left on a collision course by the crew, who abandoned the ship.
American chefs compete in the Bocuse D'or
01:38 — Some of America's top chefs have taken their culinary skills to France. They're competing for gold in the Bocuse D'or - one of the world's most presti (more…)
Cell phone video of Libya airport
01:24 — Cell phone video from Tripoli, Libya shows the scene at the airport where thousands are reportedly waiting to evacuate the country.
2022 World Cup Goes to Qatar
00:45 — CBS News RAW: Despite lobbying efforts from President Obama and former President Bill Clinton, the U.S. failed to secure the 2022 World Cup.
Activists Halt Chevron Oil Driller
00:42 — Greenpeace activists attached a 'survival pod' to the anchor of a Chevron oil drilling ship to prevent it from moving to the drill site off of Britain (more…)
Chuck Hagel discusses U.S. role in search for kidnapped Nigerian girls
03:15 — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the Nigerian government's ability to rescue over 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram is an "open question," but (more…)
Qaddafi statement on strike from "crusader aggression"
01:48 — CBS News RAW: Muammar Qaddafi made a statement in response to the recent military attacks in Libya, which he called "crusader aggression."
Villagers return after China floods displace millions
01:56 — Raw Video: Chinese villagers affected by heavy flooding on the outskirts of the eastern city of Zhuji in Zhejiang province were returning to clean up (more…)
Tech companies respond to Syrian refugee relief effort
01:41 — As hundreds of thousands of Syrian families continue to seek refuge, President Obama went online, and asked Americans to help on the crowd funding sit (more…)
Multiple suicide bombings raise concern in Iraq
01:20 — A suicide bombing in Iraq has killed seven people. The attack follows a series of deadly bombings last week, raising concerns about the future of the (more…)
Caught on tape: Avalance hits ski run
00:50 — Amatuer footage shows a massive avalanche causing havoc in a small French alpine skiing resort.
Mom shaves ID numbers on quadruplets' heads
00:36 — A mother of identical quadruplets has come up with a stylish way for people to tell her four sons apart - shaving numbers on their heads.' (more…)
Court ruling could make graphic Guantanamo videos public
01:33 — A recent court ruling could make public graphic recordings of Guantanamo Bay detainees being pulled from their detention cells and subject to force-fe (more…)
Radio station prank calls Duchess Kate's hospital, pretends to be the Queen
01:26 — The hospital treating the Duchess of Cambridge is apologizing today after a nurse revealed private details about Kate to a prank caller. Monica Villam (more…)
Mexican family turns giant rock into home
01:16 — For over 30 years, Benito Hernandez and his wife have lived in a sun-dried brick home with a huge 131-foot rock as their roof. Residents of the area m (more…)
Pope Francis departs Mass at Philadelphia cathedral
07:15 — Pope Francis celebrated Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul in Philadelphia. He spoke about building communities of worship, educati (more…)
Tanks run over man during attempted coup in Turkey
01:26 — Surveillance camera footage obtained by The Associated Press shows two tanks running over a man in Istanbul during the attempted military coup in Turk (more…)
Thousands of Iranians rally against U.S. in Tehran
01:08 — Annual protest on anniversary of 1979 U.S. Embassy takeover sees huge crowds as hardliners make a show of force amid increasing diplomacy. CBS News' E (more…)
Kate makes her return in skinny jeans
01:20 — Prince William's wife Kate made her first public appearance since leaving the hospital after the birth of her baby, Prince George. The Duke and Duches (more…)
How does Washington's dysfunction translate to the world stage?
05:01 — Flash Points: CBS News State Department Correspondent Margaret Brennan talks with CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate about what the (more…)
Interpol keeping an eye out for trouble at Olympics
01:24 — CBS News' Monica Villamizar gets a first-hand look at the "situation room" inside Interpol headquarters, where the world's largest international polic (more…)
Filipinos nail themselves to crosses on Good Friday
01:05 — About two dozen Filipinos were nailed to crosses in extreme displays of devotion on Good Friday. As Felipe Maya reports, the Catholic Church does not (more…)
Crimean vote has ripple effect on other parts of Eastern Ukraine
01:13 — Pro Russian Crimeans rallied in Lenin Square in Simferopol after a landslide vote to reunite with Moscow. People in the Eastern Ukrainian city of Done (more…)
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  • Premise: Views of the world by global documentarians, who tackle subjects as diverse as peanut farming, sports in China, the Cold War, the plight of Asian refugees and the American news media.