Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

Guest Host:

Susan Page
Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

Germany approves a stronger eurozone bailout fund. Russia's Putin positions himself to become president again. Syria's opposition asks for international help. And Israel defends plans for new homes in East Jerusalem. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Yeman says a high level U. S.-born al-Qaeda operative has been killed. The key leader is thought to have ties to the Fort Hood shooting and attempted Times Square car bombing. Secretary of State Clinton condemns an attack by pro-government Syrians that temporarily trapped the U. S. ambassador in Damascus. Germany approves a bailout extension for Greece. Protesters blocked access to government offices in Athens for European officials to assess the country’s finances. And Saudi Arabia holds its last male-only elections. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Guests

Abderrahim Foukara

Washington bureau chief of Al Jazeera Arabic.

Indira Lakshmanan

senior reporter, Bloomberg News.

Peter David

Washington DC bureau chief, The Economist

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