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June 17th, 2014
09:53 PM ET

Shiites are signing up to fight ISIS

As hundreds of thousands of people across Iraq flee ISIS fighters, some are ready to take up arms against the militants. Anderson walked through Baghdad and spoke to one man who vowed to be a thorn in ISIS' eye.

Anderson discussed the latest fighting with Nic Robertson and Arwa Damon.

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Filed under: Anderson live in Baghdad • Arwa Damon • Iraq • ISIS • Nic Robertson
March 31st, 2014
09:18 PM ET

Flight 370's final sign-off is not what was originally reported

For weeks, Malaysian authorities reported the final words from Flight 370's co-pilot to air traffic controllers was "All right, goodnight." That is a non-standard sign-off, and it raised serious questions about what may have been happening inside the cockpit. Now officials are revising what was said in the final transmission to "Good night Malaysian three seven zero" which is more routine. Anderson gets the latest developments from Kyung Lah in Australia and Nic Robertson in Kuala Lumpur.

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Filed under: Kyung Lah • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 • Nic Robertson
December 4th, 2013
12:25 AM ET

Train derailment investigation focuses on engineer

Investigators in the Metro-North train derailment are focusing on the engineer. They say they found no signs of brake trouble, no malfunctioning signals, no mechanical problems and alcohol was not involved. They are now taking a closer look at comments made by engineer William Rockefeller. Nic Robertson has the latest.
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September 12th, 2013
01:01 AM ET

Disarming Syria's Chemical Stockpile

The United States and Russia agreed to give up chemical weapons, and more than 15 years later the job of destroying them is still not done. That effort will be far more difficult in Syria where weapons inspectors will have to work in the middle of a brutal civil war.  Nic Robertson reports.
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Filed under: Bashar al-Assad • Chemical Weapons • Nic Robertson
May 7th, 2012
10:00 PM ET

'One day terrorists will get through'

After an airplane terrorist plot was intercepted, national security experts discuss the likelihood of a future attack.

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Filed under: Fran Townsend • Nic Robertson • Robert Baer • Terrorism
August 25th, 2011
09:32 PM ET

Video: The manhunt for Gadhafi

Editor's Note: CNN's Nic Robertson and John Burns of the New York Times on the opposition fighters' search for Gadhafi.


Filed under: 360° Radar • Nic Robertson
April 21st, 2011
05:30 PM ET

Explain it to me: Libya's revolution

Editor's note: CNN's Nic Robertson explains the ongoing battle in Libya between Moammar Gadhafi's forces and opposition forces.


Filed under: 360° Radar • 360º Follow • Nic Robertson
April 4th, 2011
08:00 PM ET

Source: Libyan envoy testing waters for takeover by Gadhafi's son

Nic Robertson
CNN Senior International Correspondent

Tripoli, Libya (CNN) - The envoy sent by Moammar Gadhafi to the West is testing foreign governments' willingness to accept one of the embattled Libyan leader's sons as his successor, a source close to the Libyan leadership told CNN Monday.

Under the proposal, Saif al-Islam Gadhafi, 38, would take over from his father and help to usher in swift reform, the source said.

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Filed under: 360° Radar • 360º Follow • Nic Robertson
March 29th, 2011
09:30 AM ET
March 4th, 2011
04:30 PM ET

Tunisia steps up evacuations of people fleeing Libya

Ivan Watson
CNN

Djerba, Tunisia (CNN) - The evacuation of the tens of thousands of refugees who have streamed across the Libyan border to Tunisia has stepped up dramatically.

Tunisian authorities have established an air bridge from a provincial airport on the island of Djerba that is now moving out thousands of migrants a day.

"We are expecting 10,000 passengers to leave every day with 66 movements, that's to say 66 planes," said Djerba airport director Zouhaier Badreddine told CNN.

"The majority go to Egypt. But there are also Chinese, Pakistanis, Filipinos, Bangladeshi, Vietnamese, Turks in the beginning but now they all seem to have left. There are many nationalities and many destinations."

As of Thursday, more than 172,000 people had left Libya, most of them migrant workers returning home, the U.N.'s emergency relief coordinator, Valerie Amos, said in a statement issued Friday.

Among them were women and children, she said.

The United Nations' figure was slightly less than that of the International Organization for Migration, which has been working with the U.N. refugee agency and estimated that 200,000 people had fled Libya.

Some of those crossing the border told CNN that government forces in Tripoli had confiscated their mobile phones and cameras.

A majority of those fleeing are Egyptians who had been working in Libya. But the foreign workers also include citizens of other nations including Bangladesh, Thailand, Vietnam, Sudan, Ghana and Mali.

A U.S. Agency for International Development official said approximately 90,000 people were in transit camps over the Libyan border in Tunisia. Almost half of them are Egyptian, said the official, who did not want to be identified because he was not authorized to speak on the record.

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Filed under: 360° Radar • 360º Follow • Ivan Watson • Nic Robertson
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