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  • ISIS in trouble: What could this mean for oil? Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 7:29 AM ET
    The petroleum refinery outside of Bayji in Iraq

    One of the most important areas captured by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) looks as though it’s back in Western-backed hands.

  • Calls for ground troops in Iraq grow louder     Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 6:20 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood discusses whether the continued ISIS aggression could lead to ground troops in Iraq?

  • LONDON, Nov 7- Ebola, terrorism and political upheaval- headlines from Africa over the past year seem a far cry from the inspiring' Africa Rising' story. "The most consistent growth that we see across the globe seems to be coming from Africa," said Boston- based Asha Mehta, who manages Acadian Asset Management's $380 million global equity frontier fund.

  • U.S. President Barack Obama said that 1,500 more troops will be deployed in Iraq to battle ISIS militants. CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports on whether this could signal "mission creep".

  • LONDON, Nov 7- Ebola, terrorism and political upheaval- headlines from Africa over the past year seem a far cry from the inspiring' Africa Rising' story. "The most consistent growth that we see across the globe seems to be coming from Africa," said Boston- based Asha Mehta, who manages Acadian Asset Management's $380 million global equity frontier fund.

  • IBSHAR, Egypt, Nov 5- At Egypt's border with the Gaza Strip, families are emptying their homes- lugging mattresses and furniture onto waiting vans as soldiers look on from armoured cars. The operation's resulting no-mans-land- a security buffer 13.5 km-long and 500 metres deep- will provide greater visibility and, Egypt hopes, deter any future passage of arms from...

  • Tech groups aid terror, says UK spy chief Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 5:18 PM ET
    Robert Hannigan

    Robert Hannigan calls for US tech companies to work more closely with intelligence agencies, Financial Times reports.

  • Thirteen years after the Sept. 11 attacks, Conde Nast on Monday became the first company to move into the new World Trade Center, the tallest skyscraper in North America.

  • Members of the Bring Back Our Girls campaign gather to walk to President Goodluck Jonathan's official residence on October 14, 2014 in Abuja, Nigeria

    A Nigerian rebel leader said the 219 schoolgirls kidnapped earlier this year have been married off and would not be released, AFP reported.

  • DHS steps up security at federal buildings Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 5:28 PM ET
    A Homeland Security vehicle patrols near the Washington Monument in Washington, DC.

    Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said his agency is beefing up security at federal buildings across the country.

  • Canada & terrorism fears     Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 2:08 PM ET

    Discussing renewed terrorism fears after Canada's parliament shooting, with former Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, John Manley.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 23- The Obama administration on Thursday threatened to slap sanctions on anyone buying oil from Islamic State militants in an effort to disrupt what it said was a $1- million- a-day funding source. Islamic State has seized large swaths of Iraq and Syria in a brutal campaign, and could pose a threat to the United States and its allies if it is not...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 23- The Obama administration on Thursday threatened to slap sanctions on anyone buying oil from Islamic State militants in an effort to disrupt what it said was a $1 million a day funding source. Islamic State has seized large swaths of Iraq and Syria in a brutal campaign, and could pose a threat to the United States and its allies if it is not stopped,...

  • Canadian gunman named     Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    Michael Zehaf-Bibeau has been identified as the lone shooter that attacked Canada's parliament on Wednesday, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Canada shooter likely 'lone lunatic': Expert     Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 6:04 AM ET

    Col. Jack Jacobs, U.S. Army (retired), discusses Wednesday's shooting in Ottawa and increasing security measures in public buildings.

  • Chaos in Canada     Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 6:01 AM ET
    Armed RCMP officers guard access to Parliament Hill following a shooting incident in Ottawa, Canada, October 22, 2014.

    NBC's Jay Gray reports the latest details on Thursday's shooting in Ottawa that left one solider dead and authorities looking for answers.

  • Matthew Kupfer, reporter at CBC News, says Canadians are trying to process the events of the shooting in Ottawa.

  • Canada's impact on stocks will be short-lived: Pro     Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 11:11 PM ET

    Kerry Series, Founder & CIO of Eight Investment Partners, expects markets to rebound soon as positive market fundamentals outweigh the tragedy in Canada.

  • Amid volatility, here's a safe-haven trade     Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 10:17 PM ET

    Arjuna Mahendran, CIO at Emirates National Bank of Dubai, says investors can consider raising their exposure to the U.S. 10-year bonds after Canada's deadly shooting sparked a selloff.

  • Why Canada's shooting is weighing on markets     Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 10:06 PM ET

    John Carey, EVP & Portfolio Manager of Pioneer Investments, says Tuesday's shooting incident in Ottawa triggered renewed concerns over geopolitical risks.