World

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

  • December 26, 2005  

    Nations around the world marked the first anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami, one of the deadliest natural disasters in history. Special correspondent Tom Hagler and producer Jonathan Silvers look at recovery efforts along Thailand’s Andaman Coast. Continue reading

  • December 25, 2005   BY Admin 

    A year after the catastrophic Asian tsunami, governments are still struggling to implement a regional tsunami warning system that could help prevent such massive loss of life in the future. Continue reading

  • December 22, 2005  

    The devastation caused by levee failures in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina has prompted other states, including California, to take a hard look at their own levee systems. Continue reading

  • December 22, 2005  

    A government request to transfer terrorism suspect Jose Padilla from military to civilian custody was rejected yesterday by an appeals court. A reporter discusses the latest developments. Continue reading

  • December 21, 2005  

    In last minute votes on Wednesday, the Senate approved a bill to trim spending on social programs such as Medicare, Medicaid and student loans but rejected a military spending bill that included a controversial provision to drill for oil in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Continue reading

  • December 21, 2005  

    Two experts discuss how Saddam Hussein’s trial stacks up to other noted war crimes tribunals of the modern age. Continue reading

  • December 20, 2005  

    The Bush administration has recently come under fire for authorizing the National Security Agency to spy on people in the United States suspected of terrorism ties. Two experts discuss the powers of NSA. Continue reading

  • December 19, 2005   BY Admin 

    Trade ministers from 149 nations concluded talks in Hong Kong with a deal on eliminating farm export subsidies by 2013 but without agreements on reducing trade barriers for agricultural and industrial products. Continue reading

  • December 19, 2005  

    In response to a barrage of criticism, President Bush said Monday he did not break the law when he authorized spying on Americans suspected of ties to terrorism. Following a background report, two senators discuss the use of domestic surveillance in the anti-terrorism effort. Continue reading

  • December 19, 2005  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss presidential power amid revelations of domestic surveillance, along with the administration’s efforts to bolster support for the war on Iraq. Continue reading