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

  • February 20, 2004  

    Americans in Haiti flocked to airports to find a way out, as the two-week-old rebel uprising threatened to spread. Margaret Warner discusses the turbulent current political situation with New York Times reporter Lydia Polgreen in Port-au-Prince. Continue reading

  • February 17, 2004  

    Amid continuing violence in Iraq, several members of the U.S.-appointed Iraqi Governing Council have said they do not support an American initiative to hold regional caucuses to choose an interim government. An expert panel considers what the latest developments say about Iraq’s politics and security. Continue reading

  • February 16, 2004  

    Up to 50 people have been killed in Haiti over the past ten days in clashes between anti-government forces and those loyal to President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Ray Suarez speaks with two regional experts about the roots of the conflict, Aristide’s presidency and the U.S. role in ensuring democracy in Haiti. Continue reading

  • February 13, 2004   BY Admin 

    A spokesman for the U.N. envoy sent to Iraq to determine if early elections are possible said Friday that a vote could not be held before the June 30 transfer to Iraqi sovereignty. Continue reading

  • February 13, 2004  

    Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld announced that the 660 or so alleged al-Qaida and Taliban fighters, who are being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, may apply annually for release. Margaret Warner discusses the policy change. Continue reading

  • February 11, 2004  

    The White House and the Sept. 11 commission reached an agreement Tuesday giving all panel members access to details from highly classified presidential briefing papers. Commission Chairman Tom Kean and Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton discuss their investigation with Gwen Ifill. Continue reading

  • February 10, 2004  

    The security barrier Israel is erecting along its border with the West Bank prohibits Palestinians without proper papers from crossing into Israel. Elizabeth Farnsworth gets Palestinian perspectives on the barrier in the second of two reports from the region. Continue reading

  • February 9, 2004   BY Admin 

    The United States and Australia reached a free trade agreement Sunday that supporters said would increase U.S. manufacturing exports to Australia by $2 billion a year. Continue reading

  • February 9, 2004  

    The security fence under construction along the border between Israel and the West Bank has created a diplomatic barrier for the two governments. In the first of two reports, Elizabeth Farnsworth examines the issue from the Israeli side of the fence. Continue reading

  • February 6, 2004   BY Admin 

    Thirty-nine people died and more than 100 were injured Friday morning when a bomb exploded in a packed subway train in Moscow. Continue reading