In other news Monday, an Afghan policeman turned his gun on American troops, killing six of them during a NATO training exercise in eastern Afghanistan, before he was killed.
In Indonesia, an earthquake triggered a massive tsunami on the island of Sumatra, followed by a volcanic eruption on Mount Merapi. Rescuers are struggling to reach those affected as the death toll continues to climb.
Margaret Warner reports on the violence unleashed by Islamic militants in Russia's southern republic of Chechnya Tuesday. Six were dead and 17 injured in Grozny, the provincial capital, after gunmen and a suicide bomber stormed Parliament.
In other news Tuesday, another 10 NATO troops were killed in Afghanistan. Also, Larry Summers announced plans to step down as chair of the National Economic Council.
Betty Ann Bowser returns to New Orleans to see how three families are coping five years after Hurricane Katrina.
In other news Thursday, militants attacked police officers at a checkpoint in northern Afghanistan killing eight of them. In Iraq, gunmen killed six pro-government Sunni militiamen in an ambush.
Government authorities discovered the bodies of 72 people -- believed to be migrants from Central and South America -- dumped less than 100 miles from the U.S. border. Gwen Ifill gets more on the story.
Judy Woodruff interviews Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi about what his country needs to help it recover from the massive floods. Qureshi addresses possible donor reluctance by saying most Pakistanis oppose militant groups, and they need relief in the…
As the need for aid in Pakistan worsens, new questions are being raised on whether the government can handle a crisis of this magnitude. Gwen Ifill talks to Shuja Nawaz, director of the Southeast Asia Center at the Atlantic Council,…
Disease is beginning to spread around refugee camps in flooded Pakistan as rain continues to pour. Jeffrey Brown talks to Michael Young of the International Rescue Committee on the risk of waterborne illness and what measures are being taken to…
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