Greece is preparing for a fresh round of strikes and protests this week, after the government unveiled a $6.5 billion austerity program that includes a sales tax hike, cuts in benefits and salaries for the public sector, and…
In eastern Turkey, at least 57 people are dead after a 6.0-magnitude temblor struck at 4:32 a.m. local time Monday, about 30 miles west of the city of Bingol.
By Larisa Epatko
In February, NewsHour special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro and producer Nicole See visited a Doctors Without Borders hospital in a remote part of southern Sudan, where patients often walk for miles to get treatment.
A series of blasts targeting voters in Baghdad killed 17 people Thursday, as many Iraqis cast early ballots ahead of Sunday's parliamentary elections. The latest violence comes a day after a coordinated attack in Baquba, northeast of Baghdad, killed at…
By Margaret Warner
On Wednesday afternoon, Associated Press reporter Michael Warren joined us by satellite from Concepcion, Chile, where he has been reporting on the aftermath of the massive earthquake there and the numerous strong aftershocks. “People are jittery,” Warren told us,…
By Larisa Epatko
As presidential elections and a vote on north-south succession approach, Zach Vertin of the International Crisis Group sat down with NewsHour special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro in Sudan to discuss the challenges the country still faces.
By Chris Amico
In Chile, smoke billowed from cities damaged by Feb. 27's 8.8-magnitude quake. The death toll, which stands at more than 700, is expected to rise. Six weeks ago, Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince was demolished by a 7.0 earthquake. The death…
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.
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More than 2.7 million livestock have died in what observers are calling the harshest winter Mongolia has faced in nearly a decade. A natural disaster, known locally as a "dzud," has dealt a financial blow to many herding families.
Aid to Chile's second largest city, Concepcion, was slowed Tuesday as troops struggled to control the looting that has broken out in the wake of last weekend's mammoth earthquake. Officials extended a curfew and dozens were arrested, as looters not…
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