Guest Host: Steve Roberts

The Friday News Roundup. China’s president leaves the G-8 Summit to deal with ethnic violence in the nation’s western region. Bomb attacks kill dozens in Iraq and Afghanistan. World powers disagree on targets for greenhouse gas emissions. A panel of journalists joins guest-host Steve Roberts for analysis of the week’s top international news stories.


  • Andrei Sitov Washington bureau chief for Itar-Tass.
  • Tom Gjelten correspondent, NPR, and author of 'Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba: The Biography of a Cause.'
  • Farah Stockman foreign affairs reporter, The Boston Globe.

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