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October 30th, 2014
07:06 PM ET

Kim Jong Un back in spotlight after break

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un is back in the public eye after disappearing. CNN's Elise Labott has more.

October 29th, 2014
06:19 PM ET

Report: Officials shot for watching soap operas

According to South Korean reports, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un executed party officials for watching soap operas.

October 28th, 2014
06:23 PM ET

Kim Jong Un mystery solved?

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who disappeared from public view, had a cyst removed from his ankle, says Sorth Korean media.

October 22nd, 2014
06:11 PM ET

Sources: Shooter was convert to Islam

According to U.S. officials, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau has been identified as the likely suspect in the Ottawa shootings.

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Filed under: Canada • Elise Labott • National security • Terror • violence
October 9th, 2014
06:54 PM ET

Turkey: No action alone against ISIS

U.S. officials tell CNN Turkey's lack of action on the ground against ISIS is frustrating. Elise Labott reports.

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Filed under: Elise Labott • International affairs • ISIS • Turkey
October 6th, 2014
06:52 PM ET

Biden regrets saying allies helped ISIS

Vice President Joe Biden is sorry for saying U.S. allies helped ISIS advance. Elise Labott has more. Full story

September 26th, 2014
07:13 PM ET

U.K., others join in ISIS fight

The United Kingdom, Belgium, and Denmark join the list of more than 50 countries that have agreed to support the fight against ISIS. CNN's Elise Labott reports on the growing coalition.


Filed under: Elise Labott • International affairs • Terror
September 26th, 2014
08:16 AM ET

U.S. aims to cut ISIS oil revenue

U.S. is targeting ISIS' oil installations in Syria and Iraq in an attempt to disrupt the groups' flow of oil wealth.

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Filed under: Elise Labott • ISIS • National security • Oil • Terror
September 23rd, 2014
05:44 PM ET

U.S., Arab allies strike ISIS in Syria

Five Arab states have joined the U.S. in the operation against ISIS in Syria. Elise Labott explains the coalition.

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Filed under: Elise Labott • International affairs • ISIS • National security • Syria • Terror
September 19th, 2014
06:57 PM ET

Kerry argues for war against ISIS at U.N.

Secy. John Kerry's address at the U.N. reminded some people of Colin Powell's case to go to war against Iraq.

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Filed under: Elise Labott • International affairs • Iraq • ISIS • John Kerry • United Nations
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