Fifteen U.N. agencies warned Wednesday that their relief operations in the volatile Darfur region of Sudan may collapse unless the government and rebel groups end the violence there.
More than 100,000 displaced Iraqis registered for aid in the last month, and thousands more are fleeing the country for neighboring states, including Syria, due largely to sectarian violence. Two experts discuss the situation.
Political analysts David Brooks of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post discuss changes in the political landscape on Capitol Hill and the impact of recent insurgent violence in Iraq.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir on Friday reaffirmed his refusal to allow U.N. peacekeeping troops in the Darfur region of the country.
The United Nations Security Council agreed Friday to limit sanctions against North Korea after pressure from China and Russia. Experts Ming Wan and Michael Green discuss the U.N. resolution and China's connection to the isolated Kim Jong Il government.
The death toll increases and the humanitarian crisis deepens as fighting continues in Lebanon and Israel. Independent Television News reports.
In Khartoum, U.N. humanitarian chief Jan Egeland pleaded with the Sudanese government to allow aid to go to the devastated Darfur region. Margaret Warner reports from Sudan on the humanitarian efforts on the ground.
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