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Crowds in Lebanon paid their respects to Pierre Gemayel, the Christian Cabinet minister who was gunned down in Beirut this week. In the wake of the assassination of the prominent anti-Syrian leader, analysts discuss threats to stability in Lebanon.
In the second installment in a NewsHour series of conversations on ending the humanitarian crisis in Darfur, a former ambassador to Sudan stresses the need for increased diplomatic efforts.
Iraq restored full diplomatic relations with Syria Tuesday in an effort to stem militant violence and garner favor with other Arab states. David Schenker and Robert Malley discuss the new alliance and its possible impact.
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Lebanon's Christian, anti-Syrian Cabinet Minister Pierre Gemayel was assassinated Tuesday as he was leaving church in a predominantly Christian neighborhood near Beirut.
The government of Nepal and Maoist guerrillas signed an historic peace accord Tuesday, ending 10 years of fighting and human rights abuses on both sides that killed over 13,000 people and displaced over 100,000.
Democrat Keith Ellison of Minnesota was the first Muslim to be elected to the House of Representatives.
In the first in a series of conversations about what can be done about the Darfur crisis, Susan Rice, the assistant secretary of state for Africa under President Clinton, argues for international military forces to pressure the Sudanese government to…
Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the leadership elections in Congress including Speaker of the House-elect Nancy Pelosi's support for Rep. John Murtha for House majority leader as well as the possible landscape for the 2008 Presidential campaign.
The Senate on Thursday approved a controversial bill allowing the United States to trade civil nuclear material with its one-time foe India, a victory for President Bush who hailed the plan as a major boost for trade with a key…
Funded largely by a flourishing drug trade, Taliban fighters have stepped up their attacks on Afghan and international forces, killing more than 300 people a month on average in Afghanistan.
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