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Is this terror or a mass killing?

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Iraqis pack up a lifetime as they flee ISIS-held Mosul in dark of night

Story by Ben Wedeman and Waffa Munayyer, CNNVideo and photographs by Gabriel Chaim, for CNN Updated 12:45 AM ET, Mon July 25, 2016 Then, in groups of two or three, they emerge from the night: men, women, children, the elderly. Some can barely walk

U.N.: ISIS attack on rally a war crime

Story highlights The suicide attack targeted minority Hazaras More than 260 people were wounded ISIS claimed responsibility for the bombing in the capital Saturday. More than 260 people were wounded, according to Ismail Kawoosi, a spokesman

21 killed in Baghdad suicide blast

Story highlights ISIS claimed responsibility for the latest attack The terror group was also behind the deadliest attack on Baghdad for years earlier this month ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack on the predominantly Shiite neighborh

Prince George photos turns 3

Story highlights New photos released as Britain's Prince George turns three The toddler is third in line to the throne The relaxed, candid photos, posted on Twitter, show the barefoot toddler playing on a swing and sitting on a picnic blanke

ISIS goes global: More than 125 attacks in 27 countries

It can be difficult to divine the precise role that international terrorists play in this or that attack. For example, the person who killed four U.S. Marines and a sailor in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in July 2015 was "motivated by foreign terrorist

Rescue workers rush to scene of attack

Kabul blast kills dozens Before the deadly explosion, thousands of minority Shiite Hazaras were demonstrating in Kabul on Saturday July 23 demanding that a key power transmission line pass through their electricity-starved province. It was the s

Video shows moment of blast

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ISIS claims terror attack, overshadowing Taliban violence

Story highlights Another explosion sows terror in Afghan capital Dozens dead during peaceful protest by minority Hazaras "I saw tens of people laying down in blood around me and hundreds of people running away from the scene," said Fatima Fa

Usain Bolt: My sport needs me to win

Story highlights Usain Bolt aims to lift athletics' gloom Jamaican is bidding for historic "triple triple" Has been troubled by hamstring problem The Olympic Games begin August 5 The world's fastest man is bidding for an unprecedented "tripl

Video shows people flee scene

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Photos as it unfolded

Photos: Deadly shooting at Munich mall Armed police officers arrive at the Olympia shopping mall in Munich, Germany, where a deadly shooting spree was reported on Friday, July 22. Several people were killed and others were wounded, CNN affil

Several people dead and wounded in daylight attack

At least one shooter is still on the loose after a shooting inside a McDonald's at Munich's Olympia shopping mall Friday, police spokeswoman Claudia Küntzel said. "There could be several dead and one or even several shooters are on the loose," Kü

Opinion: Punishing Russia over doping isn’t enough

Story highlights Clark Power: Allegations that Russia did state-sponsored doping raises questions about meaning of the Olympic Games He says after Rio Games, IOC should establish forceful anti-doping initiative, and athletes should be educated fr

Is Rio ready? Other Olympic cities had issues, too

By Catherine E. Shoichet, CNN Updated 10:45 AM ET, Wed July 20, 2016 Serious questions are looming over whether Rio de Janeiro really will be ready to host the Summer Olympics in less than a month. If this sounds familiar, it should. Fea

Russian athletes lose appeal to overturn Olympics ban

Story highlights Russia fails in bid to overturn ban Russian track and field athletes prohibited from competing at Olympics Olympic Games begin on August 5 in Rio de Janeiro The Court for the Arbitration of Sport rejected the appeal made by

6 things to know about the Russian doping scandal

Story highlights Russia fails in bid to overturn doping ban 67 Russian track and field athletes prohibited from competing at Riio Olympic Games begin on August 5 in Rio de Janeiro The country is banned from competing in track and field event

What’s at stake in Turkey’s state of emergency

Story highlights EU calls post-coup decisions "unacceptable" CHP, pro-Kurdish party lawmakers oppose the state of emergency Turkey plans to suspend European Convention on Human Rights MORE: Turkey soul-searching after the failed coup The th

‘Life just starts all over again’: After the attack

By Benazir Wehelie, For CNN Updated 5:21 AM ET, Sun July 17, 2016 And that's true. Anyone, myself included, who has ever been to the southern French city will tell you: It's a place where the sunshine is surreal, the blue hue of the Mediterranean

Attacker Mohamed Bouhlel: Why did he launch rampage?

Story highlights Nice attacker Mohamed Bouhlel mowed people down with a truck he rented three days previously He appears to fit a pattern of attackers in which radicalization blended with mental health factors French Interior Minister Bernar

Nice attack: Ties to ISIS not yet established, official says

Story highlights Prosecutor: Computer shows attacker had interest in "radical jihadist movement" Attacker's former lawyer says the killer was a typical petty criminal, not a jihadist Cazeneuve told RTL France that while ISIS has claimed resp

Another family gets news it never wanted to hear

Story highlights Family searched for days for missing mother of four They've learned she was one of 84 killed in terror attack On Sunday, the family received the news it never wanted to hear. "My sister died. I got the confirmation today. S

U.S. parents of French terror victim speak out

Story highlights Nicolas Leslie, 20, was one of three Americans killed in the Nice attack His parents thought he was only missing and traveled to Nice to look for him They hadn't heard from him since a truck plowed through a crowd celebratin

Opinion: A chilling reminder for women everywhere

Story highlights Lauren Wolfe: Story of Indian woman allegedly raped by men who'd done so 3 years before She says violence against women not just an "over there" issue; with cultural norms we accept the debasement of women Wolfe: To defang misogy

Facing up to rape in India

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