World

Find all of the PBS NewsHour’s international reporting and analysis.

  • March 5, 2004   BY Admin 

    President Bush’s reelection campaign came under fire Friday, as some families of Sept. 11 victims and firefighters protested that the new TV commercials using images from the terror attacks were exploiting the tragedy for political gain. Continue reading

  • March 4, 2004   BY Admin 

    Germany’s highest court Thursday overturned the world’s only conviction related to the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States, ordering the retrial of a Moroccan man with alleged ties to a Hamburg-based al-Qaida terror cell. Continue reading

  • March 2, 2004  

    A series of coordinated suicide attacks and mortars killed at least 145 people and wounded hundreds of others at major Shiite Muslim shrines in the Iraqi cities of Baghdad and Karbala Tuesday. Continue reading

  • February 26, 2004  

    Haitian rebels said Thursday they are “on their way” to the capital Port-au-Prince to oust President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Reps. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., and Mark Foley, R-Fla., debate whether the United States should have a role in intervening in the crisis. Continue reading

  • February 26, 2004  

    Haitian rebels said Thursday they are “on their way” to the capital Port-au-Prince to oust President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. New York Times reporter Lydia Polgreen reports on preparations in the capital. Continue reading

  • February 25, 2004  

    U.S. Marines and Canadian soldiers provided protection for their citizens in Port-au-Prince Wednesday as violence from the rebel uprising against embattled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide continues to spread. Margaret Warner discusses the latest diplomatic efforts to solve the crisis in Haiti with Luigi Einaudi. Continue reading

  • February 24, 2004   BY Admin 

    The World Trade Organization concluded Tuesday that the European Union can retaliate against the United States in a dispute over a U.S. 1916 anti-dumping law. Continue reading

  • February 24, 2004  

    The Pentagon announced today that it is going to try two prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay in military tribunals. Ray Suarez discusses the decision with Eugene Fidell, the founder of the National Institute of Military Justice. Continue reading

  • February 24, 2004  

    CIA Director George Tenet testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee for the first time since his lead weapons inspector in Iraq resigned and faulted the CIA for flawed intelligence. The NewsHour features excerpts from Tenet’s testimony. Continue reading

  • February 23, 2004  

    The Department of Homeland Security was created last March with the merger of 22 federal agencies and 180,000 employees. Margaret Warner asks Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge for a progress report as the first anniversary of the department approaches. Continue reading