In the aftermath of Egypt's 2011 revolution and resulting political turmoil, the nation's treasured antiquities have been increasingly under threat of looting, vandalism and violence. In our series Culture at Risk, Jeffrey Brown examines the emergency facing Egypt’s rich archaeological…
By PBS NewsHour
English cities were tense but calm Thursday as police established a forceful presence on the streets where rioters and looters had prevailed days before. Jane Deith of Independent Television News reports on efforts to arrest and process the accused rioters.
Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday denounced the violent riots spreading across Britain, as the number of arrests neared 1,200. Steve Douglas and Lewis Vaughan Jones of International Television News report from Manchester and Birmingham, respectively.
More than 500 rioters and looters have been arrested in four nights of unrest that has spread from London to other cities across Britain. Gwen Ifill discusses what's behind the violence with The Observer's Ned Temko in London.
Jonathan Rugman of Independent Television News reports on the crowds of protesters gathered Monday in Cairo and plans for Tuesday demonstrations that organizers hope will bring more than 1 million people into the streets. Then Lindsey Hilsum of ITN reports…
President Michelle Bachelet appealed to citizens of her country to remain calm, as the relief effort continues along Chile's coast after Saturday's massive earthquake. Margaret Warner reports.
As aftershocks continue to strike Chile after Saturday's, Judy Woodruff talks to a crisis expert and a quake researcher about how the damage from this powerful quake differs from a less severe one that killed hundreds of thousands in Haiti.
The arrival of fresh aid was a welcome sight in Haiti on Monday, but aid workers struggled to get food, water, and medical supplies to survivors of last week's earthquake. Bill Neely of Independent Television News reports on one woman's…
By PBS NewsHour
The National Museum of Iraq partially reopened Monday, displaying artifacts thousands of years old, many of which had been stolen during the chaotic days just after the fall of Baghdad in 2003.
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