White House Wars and Military Conflicts

  • Egypt President: 'This is the new Egypt'

    At Davos, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, President of Egypt, says that the "new Egypt" is a civilised one, and says that terrorism is an issue that must be combated at its source.

  • Italian PM: We declared a war on corruption

    Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi says the country has declared war on corruption and that there are effects with those words.

  • Ukraine President: Must stop this 'terrorism'

    At Davos, Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko talks to CNBC about how the country needs help from the rest of the world to stop its conflict with Russia.

  • European Union is the 'best club'

    At Davos 2015, Dalia Grybauskaite, president of Lithuania, talks about the tensions between Ukraine and Russia, saying she supports Ukraine and we will not embrace "terroristic behavior or military aggression."

  • '5in15': What world busniess leaders think

    At the World Economic Forum, the world's economic and business leaders give their thoughts on the '5 in 15' global issues.

  • Local residents inspect their home, which was damaged by last night's shelling in the village of Sartan, near Mariupol January 20, 2015.

    Ukrainian forces came under attack by Russian regular forces north of the conflict zone in Eastern Ukraine.

  • Too much unprecedented change, too few leaders

    The World Economic Forum will see a flurry of world leaders; however Rajeev Vasudeva, CEO of Egon, says that there is a "shortage of leaders" to deal with the today's complex problems and many are "failing."

  • Crises are the 'new normal'

    We cannot predict the next crisis or how it will impact businesses, Judith Rodin, president at Rockefeller Foundation, tells CNBC, adding that firms should think about diversifying and building resilience.

  • Ukrainian army forces patrol in the Tonenkoe town near Donetsk International Airport

    Ukrainian troops recaptured almost all the territory of Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine they had lost to separatists in recent weeks.

  • ISIS ISIL Iraq

    Saudi Arabia has been constructing a 600-mile barrier on its border with Iraq since September, with the aim of keeping out ISIS militants.

  • Pro-Russian activists seized the main administration building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk.

    Conflicts that impact whole regions are the biggest threat to world stability in 2015, the World Economic Forum warned on Thursday.

  • Pro-Russian separatists ride on top of a tank near the town of Krasnyi Luch in Lugansk region, eastern Ukraine, on October 28, 2014.

    Just a week to go until Davos, and the World Economic Forum has released its list of top global risks facing the world.

  • WEF: 'Geopolitical and societal risks' dominate 2015

    Ahead of 2015's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the forum has released its 2015 global risk report. John Drzik, president of global risk and specialities at Marsh, says there will be a shift from economic risks to geopolitical and societal risks in 2015.

  • The U.K. Prime Minister has unveiled security measures that could see apps like WhatsApp and iMessage banned, following last week's attacks in Paris.

  • Bill Richardson

    After the hack of the U.S Central Command's social media sites, former diplomat Bill Richardson says the U.S. needs a cybersecurity policy.

  • Militant Islamist fighters parade on military vehicles along the streets of northern Raqqa province, June 30, 2014.

    The Twitter account for U.S. Central Command was apparently hacked on Monday, with pro-ISIS messages plastering the account's profile.

  • Europe needs tighter security!

    France is set to deploy 10,000 soldiers on their home soil after the recent terror attacks. CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports on the latest developments in Paris and how Europe needs to increase its level of security.

  • A global threat in need of global response

    Nearly four million people marched in Paris on Sunday in response to the terror attacks in Paris last week. CNBC's Hadley Gamble talks to Gilles De Kerchove, EU counter-terror chief, about current strategies for terror attack threats.

  • Paris attacks: All gunmen confirmed dead

    Discussing the hostage situations in France, CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports that it has been confirmed that the Kouachi brothers responsible for the Charlie Hebdo shootings and the gunman involved in the kosher supermarket siege have been killed.

  • Paris shootings: 1000 policemen on the scene

    Discussing the ongoing "Charlie Hebdo" situation, CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports what we know about the two gunmen and the security efforts that are currently underway at the hostage situation.