Margaret Warner

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    March 31, 2014  

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev promised increased money for infrastructure and higher pensions and salaries during a visit to Crimea. Meanwhile, Russia withdrew one battalion from the border region, but Secretary of State John Kerry insisted that the U.S. is looking for more. Chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner joins Gwen Ifill for an update after a reporting trip to Ukraine. Continue reading

  • Russian officers walk past the Ukrainian marine battalion headquarters in the Crimean city of Feodosia on March 23, 2014. Ukraine's Western-backed leaders voiced fears on Sunday of an imminent Russian invasion of the eastern industrial heartland following the fall of their last airbase in Crimea to defiant Kremlin troops. AFP PHOTO/ DMITRY SEREBRYAKOV        (Photo credit should read DMITRY SEREBRYAKOV/AFP/Getty Images)
    March 24, 2014  

    Gwen Ifill talks to chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner, reporting from Kiev, about the vulnerability of the Ukrainian military, as well as how Ukrainians are reacting to the secession of Crimea and their feelings about the role of the West in their conflict with Russia. Continue reading

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    March 17, 2014  

    After Sunday’s referendum, Crimea’s parliament dispatched a delegation to Moscow to work out details of joining Russia, reflecting the jubilation of that region’s ethnic Russian majority. But not everyone in Crimea is happy about the results. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner talks with Judy Woodruff from Simferopol about the reactions on the ground. Continue reading

  • Margaret Warner in Simeropol, Crimea on referendum day, March 16, 2014,
    March 16, 2014  

    Defying international protests that called the process illegitimate, Crimea today went ahead with a referendum and voted overwhelmingly to join Russia. What was it like at the polls today? Hari Sreenivasan speaks with NewsHour’s chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner about today’s vote and what that could mean for Crimea in the coming days. Continue reading

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    February 24, 2014   BY Morgan Till 

    From the earliest days of Egypt’s uprising in 2011, director Jehane Noujaim, producer Karim Amer and their team shouldered cameras on the streets of Cairo as a revolution unfolded. The famous “18 days” — centered on central Cairo’s Tahrir Square — led to the downfall of a dictator, Hosni Mubarak. But those days were just the beginning. The ensuing 2-and-a-half years, chronicled in their film “The Square” were — and are — much more complicated. Noujaim and Amer sat down last week with PBS NewsHour chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner in Washington to discuss the film, the hopes of the people in it, and their wishes for the ancient land they know so well. Continue reading

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    January 24, 2014  

    The U.N. lead envoy on Syria was able to press the reset button Friday for talks aimed at ending the country’s civil war. Despite strong disagreement over conditions of the talks, the two sides have agreed to meet Saturday. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner briefs Hari Sreenivasan from Geneva. Continue reading

  • January 20, 2014  

    The Wall Street Journal reports the U.S. expects the UN to revoke their invitation to Iran to attend the Syria peace talks in Geneva. Continue reading

  • July 5, 2013  

    In Egypt’s streets, with crowds of protesters in the hundreds of thousands, violent confrontations broke out between supporters and detractors of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Margaret Warner has an update on conflict over the military’s involvement in Egyptian politics. Continue reading

  • July 5, 2013  

    Anti-Morsi supporters were back in Tahrir Square for a third day, while Morsi supporters called for a day of "rejection" against the military’s ouster. Margaret Warner talks to Nancy Youssef of McClatchy Newspapers in Cairo and Egyptian Ambassador to the U.S. Mohamed Tawfik for more on the impacts of Egypt’s political change. Continue reading

  • June 28, 2013  

    President Barack Obama landed in Johannesburg on the second stop of his week-long tour of Africa. Meanwhile, former South African President Nelson Mandela remains hospitalized. Margaret Warner reports on the state of affairs in South Africa as the American president begins his visit. Continue reading