Ali Rogin is a foreign affairs producer at the PBS NewsHour.
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World May 12UK urges Biden to drop coronavirus air travel restrictions
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will urge President Joe Biden to lift US-UK flight restrictions at their first face-to-face meeting since Biden took office, unless Biden does so before then, a top British official warned U.S. diplomats.
World Apr 28Indians suffer, die in the streets as overcrowded hospitals turn patients away
The COVID-19 disaster in India piled up huge new numbers again, passing 200,000 deaths overall. Many hospitals are overcrowded and underfunded, and have been forced to turn patients away. Ali Rogin has our report on India's ongoing crisis.
Nation Apr 23Super fail: Plans to create an European ‘Super League’ in soccer backfire on team owners
Earlier this week, a group of wealthy owners of European soccer clubs announced plans to create a new, closed "Super League" of just the biggest and richest teams. But following global protests from fans, government officials, and even members of…
Politics Apr 09Women ambassadors, national security leaders urge Biden to prioritize gender parity in upcoming nominations
Piper Campbell, former ambassador to Mongolia and the U.S. mission to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), said the timing of the letter was to influence a selection process that, to the groups’ understanding, was still ongoing. …
Nation Mar 31Trans troops, recruits celebrate new Pentagon rule allowing them to serve openly
The Pentagon announced new rules Wednesday allowing transgender military members to serve openly. It fulfills an early pledge from President Joe Biden, restoring an Obama-era policy that was overturned by President Donald Trump. Ali Rogin spoke to transgender service members…
Arts Mar 30‘The Mauritanian’ explores torture, abuse of former prisoner at Guantanamo Bay
The military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, took its first 20 detainees in 2002. Despite various calls to shutter it, it still stands almost twenty years later. A new movie now tells the story of Mohamedou Slahi, who spent 14…
World Mar 25Amid third wave, European Union running behind as vaccine rollout faces challenges
Much of continental Europe is suffering through a third and brutal wave of COVID-19. Making matters worse, the drive to vaccinate throughout the European Union is faltering badly. Coupled with recent concerns about the AstraZeneca vaccine, the EU is running…
World Mar 09Top Iranian official tells U.S. to ‘come back’ to nuclear deal
The United States and Iran remain in a stalemate over how to restart negotiations to manage the regime's nuclear program, but Iranian officials are waiting for the U.S. to make the first move, says Ali Akbar Salehi, head of Iran’s…
World Mar 08How Harry and Meghan’s interview is resonating in the United Kingdom
Audiences around the world watched Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, describe life in the British royal family in a revealing interview Sunday night. Meghan spoke about the racism she faced from inside and outside the institution.
World Mar 05Pope Francis makes first-ever papal visit to Iraq amid violent threats and a deadly virus
It was a pilgrimage never seen before, in the face of violent threats and a deadly virus. Pope Francis arrived on Friday in Baghdad for the first-ever papal visit to Iraq. Nick Schifrin reports.