World

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

  • August 29, 2005  

    Hurricane Katrina smashed into the Gulf Coast Monday, bringing damaging winds and torrential rain. An emergency official in Mississippi and a reporter in New Orleans discuss the damage in two of the hardest hit areas. Continue reading

  • August 23, 2005  

    Starvation threatens 3 million people in Niger and millions more in other impoverished African countries, but a lackluster international response has failed to provide the needed emergency relief. Two experts discuss the problem and possible solutions. Continue reading

  • August 18, 2005   BY Admin 

    Security forces killed the leader of al-Qaida in Saudi Arabia on Thursday during a gun battle in the western holy city of Medina, the Interior Ministry said. Continue reading

  • August 18, 2005  

    Following two background reports, a reporter discusses the controversy surrounding the investigation of last month’s fatal shooting of an innocent Brazilian man by London police following the bombings of the transit system. Continue reading

  • August 17, 2005  

    Essayist Roger Rosenblatt considers how we can be more vigilant in an age of terrorism. Continue reading

  • August 11, 2005   BY Admin 

    The governing board of the U.N. nuclear watchdog voiced "serious concern" over Iran’s resumption of nuclear activities this week, while leaving the door open for more negotiations. Continue reading

  • August 11, 2005  

    British authorities may deport 10 foreign nationals considered security threats Thursday, following Prime Minister Blair’s proposed anti-terrorism measures that critics say violate human rights. After an update from Independent Television News, two experts discuss Britain’s new anti-terror laws. Continue reading

  • August 10, 2005   BY Admin 

    Despite U.S. and European calls to maintain a suspension on its nuclear program, Iran took the final steps to open its uranium conversion facility on Wednesday after U.N. inspectors removed seals from the plant’s equipment. Continue reading

  • August 9, 2005  

    Six-nation talks aimed at ending North Korea’s nuclear weapons program stalled recently with an agreement to return to negotiations in late August. Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill, chief U.S. envoy to North Korea and the lead U.S. negotiator, discusses the talks. Continue reading

  • August 8, 2005  

    North Korea and Iran demand that they be allowed to develop nuclear energy for civilian use have derailed separate diplomatic efforts to curtail their programs. After a background report on the stalled talks, experts analyze what these latest developments mean for global nonproliferation efforts. Continue reading