Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

Guest Host:

Terence Smith
Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

A panel of journalists joins guest host Terence Smith for analysis of the week's top international news stories, including deadly protests in Syria, the E. coli outbreak in Europe, and Taliban attacks on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border.

Syrian forces killed at least 70 people this week in its crackdown on demonstrators. The U.S. urged China, Russia and the Arab world to join in condemning the violence. Dozens died in Yemen in clashes between forces loyal to the government and tribal fighters allied with protesters. NATO extended its mission in Libya. The Taliban waged battles along Pakistan's border with Afghanistan. Germany announced plans to shut down its nuclear power program. And a serious outbreak of E. coli throughout Europe claimed the lives of 18 and sickened more than 1,600. A panel of journalists joins guest host Terence Smith for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Guests

Tom Gjelten

correspondent, NPR, and author of "Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba: The Biography of a Cause."

Elise Labott

senior State Department producer for CNN.

Abderrahim Foukara

Washington bureau chief of Al Jazeera Arabic.

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