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  • Obama to send 250 more US troops to Syria

    The plan comes to ramp up efforts to help regain territory from ISIS.

  • US troops patrol village in Afghanistan's Logar Province.

    President Barack Obama plans to send as many as 250 more U.S. troops to Syria to help fight Islamic State militants, U.S. officials said on Sunday.

  • Life in extreme conditions, flower growing from nothing

    Six months after Zambia called for a national day of prayer to lift its currency, the unit is now one of the best performing in the world.

  • Pope Francis (L) waves next to Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos II upon his arrival at the airport of Mytilene on the Greek island of Lesbos on April 16, 2016.

    Pope Francis traveled to Greece Saturday for a brief but provocative visit to meet with refugees as the EU begins a controversial plan to deport them.

  • Greece sends migrants to Turkey under EU deal

    Ankara will take back all migrants and refugees who entered Greece illegally.

  • Tracking bad guys' digital trail

    Insight to finding out more about terrorists by using software which tracks their digital footprints, with Mark Testoni, SAP National Security Services President and CEO.

  • Syrian forces take Palmyra

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on global headlines, including video footage from inside the historic city of Palmyra of Syria.

  • A view of the ancient town of Palmyra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Syrian Government's army is fighting with ISIS militants for control of the heritage site.

    Syrian government forces recaptured Palmyra on Sunday, state media and a monitoring group said, inflicting a significant defeat on Islamic State.

  • *Army advances in western and northern city districts. BEIRUT, March 26- Syrian government forces advanced into Palmyra on Saturday with heavy support from Russian air strikes, taking control of several districts in a major assault against Islamic State fighters, Syrian state media and a monitoring group said. The recapture of Palmyra, which the Islamist group...

  • *Army advances in western and northern city districts. BEIRUT, March 26- Syrian government forces advanced into Palmyra on Saturday with heavy support from air strikes and artillery, state media and a monitoring group said, taking control of several districts in a major assault against Islamic State fighters. The recapture of Palmyra, which the Islamist group...

  • Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz

    Here's why Trump and Cruz get it wrong when it comes to the Brussels attacks and terrorism, says Prof. David Cortright.

  • Brussels suspect captured: Newspaper report

    The U.S. lacks the political will to really do what it takes to stop terrorism, Rep. Will Hurd, a former undercover CIA operative, tells CNBC.

  • Global war on terror

    Discussing worldwide security and intelligence, and the economic impact, with Wendy Sherman, former State Department official.

  • We got Syria wrong: Olivier Guitta

    Olivier Guitta, managing director of GlobalStrat, says the West's failures in Syria allowed ISIS to flourish and led to more terrorism.

  • What has Russia achieved in Syria?

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses the political situation in Syria.

  • Police secure the area as forensics inspects the blast site following a suicide bombing in a major shopping and tourist district in the central part of the city on March 19, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey.

    A Turkish member of the Islamic State militant group was responsible for Saturday's suicide bombing in Istanbul, Turkey's interior minister said.

  • March 18- Battered by war which has inflicted incalculable damage on industry, infrastructure and economy, Syria's currency hit new lows this week after Russia said it was reducing its military support to President Bashar al-Assad. Backed by financial and trade support from Iran, Syria's government succeeded in stabilising the pound early in the conflict.

  • Baghdad, Iraq

    Some success in combating terrorist groups and a possible bottoming out of oil prices mean it could be time to invest in Iraq, analysts have said.

  • Wesley Clark

    Wesley Clark, a former NATO supreme allied commander, says there is a lot of finesse needed in how the U.S. handles its efforts in the region.

  • Global tension rises

    Wesley Clark, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, discusses international hot-button issues including Russia's withdrawal from Syria and Iran's missile test.