Syria

Invited students attend an event to watch the televised U.S. presidential debate between Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump, at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, Japan October 20, 2016.  REUTERS/Issei Kato  - RTX2PMTH

How does the rest of the world view the U.S. election?

Video

As Election Day draws near, the eyes of much of the world are on the United States and the contentious race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Continue reading

Pope Francis welcomes a group of Syrian refugees after landing at Ciampino airport in Rome following a visit at the Moria refugee camp in the Greek island of Lesbos, April 16, 2016. REUTERS/ Filippo Monteforte/Pool - RTX2A8KJ

Syrian families resettled by Pope adjust to life in Italy

Video

While visiting refugee camps on the Greek Island of Lesbos in April, Pope Francis announced that three Syrian families would return with him to Rome for resettlement.
Continue reading

A Frontex officer (L) escorts a migrant as he boards on a Turkish-flagged passenger boat to be returned to Turkey, on the Greek island of Lesbos, April 4, 2016. REUTERS/Giorgos Moutafis - RTSDFLL

Europe begins deporting migrants back to Turkey

Video

The first deportations of migrants from Europe back to Turkey began in Greece Monday as people were ferried from the Greek island of Lesbos.
Continue reading

The mother of Suleyman Uslu sits next to the grave of her son, a People's Protection Units (YPG) member who was killed during fighting against Islamic State in north Syria, at a cemetery in Diyarbakir Turkey February 25, 2016. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar  - RTX28MBM

Two-week Syrian ceasefire begins Friday

Video

A two-week ceasefire has been accepted by fighting parties in Syria and will take effect Friday night in the nation where a four-and-a-half-year civil war has cost more than 250,000 lives and displaced millions. Continue reading

A Syrian refugee family walks across rail tracks near Greece's border with Macedonia, outside the village of Idomeni, September 7, 2015. Thousands of migrants and refugees were crowding at Greece's border with Macedonia on Monday morning, their entry slowly rationed by Macedonian police. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis - RTX1RJAW

Some governors want to refuse Syrian refugees

Video

In the wake of Friday’s terror attacks in Paris, more than half of governors in the United States, mostly Republicans, say they oppose a plan to resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees into the country by next fall. Continue reading

Submit Your Student Voice

NewsHour Extra will not use contact information for any purpose other than our own records. We do not share information with any other organization.