Some demonstrators on Maui and the Big Island were arrested Friday as scientists from more than 75 countries headed to Hawaii for the meetings. The protests gained momentum in April when workers tried to start construction on the Big Island's Mauna Kea of what would be one of the world's largest telescopes. On the Big Island, seven others were arrested for...» Read More
The US says Russia was firing artillery across the border into Ukraine to target Ukrainian military positions.
The Ukrainian Prime Minister tendered his resignation on Thursday, after upbraiding fellow politicians.
Iraq's parliament elected senior Kurdish lawmaker Fouad Masoum as president on Thursday, a long-awaited step in creating a new government.
The downing of Malaysian Air Flight 17 was an act of murder. Putin should be investigated for war crimes, says former WH adviser David L. Phillips.
"We have to make sure, as all airlines do, that conditions are indeed stable," CEO Doug Parker told CNBC on Thursday.
NBC's Martin Fletcher reports the FAA has lifted its ban for U.S. airlines to fly into Tel Aviv but not all airlines have resumed their flights.
Israelis have used smartphones, mobile applications and telecoms technology to try to minimize casualties in the latest conflict in Gaza.
Though barely a week has passed since MH17, an anti-aircraft campaign is still in full swing above the areas controlled by pro-Russian separatists.
Former U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts is a recipient of the Medal of Honor for his actions in Iraq and Afghanistan. Sgt. Pitts speaks to CNBC's "Closing Bell" about his experience with Veterans Affairs, and receiving the medal.
Former U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts apparently doesn't know his own strength. The Medal of Honor recipient rang the closing bell at the NYSE a bit too hard Wednesday -- he ended up breaking the gavel.
Global conflicts are going to sustain defense spending by governments, which will benefit defense contractors, one analyst said.
A Ukrainian rebel leader said that pro-Russian rebels had missiles of the type the U.S. says shot down a commercial plane.
Discussing the FAA's extended ban on U.S. flights to and from Tel Aviv, Israel, and whether politics are involved, with Peter Brookes, The Heritage Foundation, and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Jon Medved, is the founder and CEO of Israel-based investment company OurCrowd. He provides perspective on the business side of things in the country.
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 and airlines halting flights into Tel Aviv are stirring up controversy over who should decide where it's safe to fly.
While the bombs and bullets fly, Israel and Hamas are investing in a new but very effective weapon: social media.
The FAA has announced it is extending its ban to Tel Aviv for another 24 hours, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
Four groups are fighting for Russia in Ukraine, experts say, while the downing of a Malaysian plane has complicated Putin's plans in the country.
The Islamic State has ordered shopkeepers in Mosul to cover the faces of mannequins with veils, GlobalPost reports.
Islamist terrorism in Nigeria is impeding food production and pushing inflation, a senior central banker in the country warned on Tuesday.