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The last ISIS fighters in Raqqa have been killed or surrendered, and the terror group that once held territory the size of the United Kingdom and ruled over ten million people has been pushed back to a few dusty towns straddling the Syrian border with Iraq.
Posted: October 21, 2017, 7:59 am
US-backed militias on Friday declared the "total liberation" of the Syrian city of Raqqa, which for more than three years was the de facto capital of ISIS.
Posted: October 20, 2017, 3:10 pm
CNN's Arwa Damon reports from one of the main squares in Raqqa, Syria, where ISIS carried out its public executions.
Posted: October 20, 2017, 8:36 am
Kurdish female fighters have celebrated in Raqqa this week after the defeat of ISIS militants, whose brutal rule over the city has come to an end after almost four years.
Posted: October 21, 2017, 3:25 am
President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States would soon transition into a "new phase" of involvement in Syria after US-backed forces drove ISIS members from Raqqa, the city they deemed their capital.
Posted: October 21, 2017, 9:13 pm
It's notoriously difficult to get information out of Raqqa. ISIS monitors everything inside the city and CNN has a policy of not contacting anyone in the city directly as it would put their lives in danger. Much of the information in this gallery has been provided by activist group Raqqa is Being Silently Slaughtered and many of the sources are unnamed for their own protection. CNN cannot independently verify their information.
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Is Japan's problem-plagued economy finally turning a corner?
Posted: October 20, 2017, 5:57 am
Lloyd Blankfein doesn't think Brexit is going very well.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 3:38 pm
Google, a company that's built everything from a search engine to a self-driving car, will now try its hand at a city neighborhood.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 8:17 pm
It's either feast or famine for European airlines.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 1:06 pm
Nissan has suspended production of cars for its home market over safety concerns.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 1:27 pm
I am writing this in the dark. The hotel doesn't have power, and one of the generators failed. I had to walk up 10 flights of stairs to get to my hotel room because the elevators don't work. The lights have been flickering all night.
Posted: October 20, 2017, 6:13 pm
Quebec's lawmakers passed a bill Wednesday that would require public workers and citizens seeking government services to have their faces uncovered.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 6:04 am
After Hurricane Maria toppled the bridge that connects him to the rest of civilization and ripped the roof and walls off his house here in the central mountains of Puerto Rico, Ramón Sostre raised a weathered American flag above the wreckage.
Posted: October 20, 2017, 7:11 pm
In 1999, Rebecca Constantino began doing a study at schools across Los Angeles.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 7:22 pm
Rebecca Constantino's nonprofit, Access Books, provides books and refurbishes libraries for low-income schools across California.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 4:20 pm
Several times a week, a security officer lets Harry Grammer through the gates of Camp Gonzales, a juvenile detention center in Los Angeles.
Posted: July 14, 2017, 6:16 pm
Read CNN's Fast Facts about George Soros and learn more about one of the most successful investment financiers in the world.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said that his government is seeking to remove the leaders of Catalonia's regional government from power and call new elections as soon as possible.
CNN goes inside former ISIS jails within the Syrian city of Raqqa. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reports.
10/22/2017 "Leonardo da Vinci" by Walter Isaacson
A representative from North Korea says its nuclear weapons are non-negotiable and the US must learn to co-exist with a nuclear North Korea. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
Some Puerto Ricans are resorting to desperate and potentially dangerous measures to collect water from parts of the island that are polluted with industrial chemicals. CNN's Ed Lavandera reports.
Sohail Karmani's latest photo series explores the lives of Indian fisherman living and working in Abu Dhabi.
37-year-old Jacinda Ardern will be New Zealand's new prime minister. Ardern will be the country's third female prime minister.
Bolanle Austen Peters' passion for theater has created an industry that has become the model for Lagos state's new arts investment