World

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

  • March 18, 2013  

    Anticipating President Barack Obama’s visit to Israel, Jordan, and the West Bank, Israel rolled out the red carpet, as well as its new governing coalition. Jeffrey Brown reports that top priorities for the administration are new Jewish settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, and addressing the Iran’s nuclear program. Continue reading

  • March 15, 2013    

    A man gets his picture taken in front of high rise buildings shrouded in haze in Hong Kong on Aug. 3, 2012. Photo by Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images. HONG KONG — This little chunk of China offers some of the world’s … Continue reading

  • March 15, 2013  

    The conflict in Syria hit a grim milestone: two years ago protests began that would spark the current civil war. Syrian rebels have announced they will continue to fight until the Assad regime is gone. Jeffrey Brown reports on whether Western nations are any closer to interceding directly. Continue reading

  • March 14, 2013    

    Pope Francis in 2013, then the Argentine archbishop, during a mass for Ash Wednesday at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Photo by Juan Mabromata/ AFP/ Getty Images. The aging, French cardinal proto-deacon Jean-Louis Tauran stepped in front of … Continue reading

  • March 14, 2013    

    An annual assessment of 187 countries released Thursday shows the economies of countries such as Brazil and China continuing to grow, but also improvements in areas such as education and income in more than a dozen developing nations. Continue reading

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    As in the U.N. Development Program’s last review in 2011, Norway reigns supreme and the United States made the top five, while the African nations of Niger and the Democratic Republic of Congo came in last. Continue reading

  • March 14, 2013    

    Shoppers in the Paragon mall in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images. No matter how many Washington think tank conferences one covers, all their accumulated wisdom is no substitute for going to the countries they are talking about. In … Continue reading

  • March 14, 2013  

    Following his historic election, Pope Francis’ first day was no-nonsense, as he collected his belongings before moving into his new life as pontiff. The 76-year-old Argentine native is the first non-European pope in 12 centuries, though he is the son of Italian immigrants. Jonathan Rugman of Independent Television News reports. Continue reading

  • March 14, 2013  

    Pope Francis is the first pontiff to hail from Argentina. He’s also a huge soccer fan. For more on the pope’s South American roots and his home country’s reaction to the papal election, as well as the intersection of religion, populism and politics there, Jeffrey Brown talks with Hugh Bronstein of Reuters from Buenos Aires. Continue reading

  • March 14, 2013  

    China officially installed Xi Jinping, already the Communist Party leader, as president for the next 10 years. Judy Woodruff talks to Kenneth Lieberthal of the Brookings Institution and Gordon Chang, an author and a contributor to Forbes, about contentious issues of trade, defense, and cyber security for China and the U.S. Continue reading