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Suicide Bombers Targeted Two Prisons Outside of Baghdad
July 22, 2013 at 12:00 AM EST
5493936328Suicide Bombers Targeted Two Prisons Outside of BaghdadJuan Cole, Professor at the University of Michigan, and Stephen Biddle, Professor at George Washington University discuss the prison outbreak in Iraq.2013-07-22 18:22:00disabledI6DjkpvLuNQtrue121857What’s behind the Taliban’s latest attacks in Kabul?Four attacks on foreigners took place in Afghanistan on Thursday, the latest in a string of bombings by the Taliban. Speaking from Kabul, New York Times foreign correspondent Rod Nordland tells Judy Woodruff what is unusual about the most recent attacks and how President Ashraf Ghani’s relationship with the U.S. will affect the Taliban.2014-11-27 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/frontlines-320x196.jpg2365378582_54Roe7LIFI121855News Wrap: Thanksgiving Day celebrated at home and abroadIn other news Thursday, Americans celebrated the holiday with parades like the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in Manhattan while U.S. forces in Afghanistan enjoyed turkey with all the trimmings even as Taliban attacks rocked Kabul. Also, 600 migrants fleeing violence in Syria and Iraq successfully make it to shore in Greece after the ship’s engine failure left them adrift since Wednesday.2014-11-27 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/newswrapthanksgiving-320x196.jpeg236537858072UY09ESAyY121662New leadership turns around former ‘world murder capital’Less than two decades ago Medellin, Colombia, was known as the world’s murder capital. But ever since new political leadership and a push to increase public spaces, Medellin has seen a sharp drop in violence and drug use and an influx of new businesses. In his Agents of Change series, Fred de Sam Lazaro looks at how the city was able to make such a strong comeback.2014-11-25 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/COMEBACK-CITY-monitor-320x196.jpg2365377374nMG1Cjb7a0w
Juan Cole, Professor at the University of Michigan, and Stephen Biddle, Professor at George Washington University discuss the prison outbreak in Iraq.
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