Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

European Union leaders announced a new package of measures to confront the eurozone debt crisis; a moderate Islamic party won the first Tunisian democratic election; and the global population is expected to reach 7 billion in the next few days. Mark Landler (The New York Times), Susan Glasser (Foreign Policy magazine) and Hisham Melhem (Al-Arabiya) join Diane to talk about the week's top international stories.

Stocks around the world rebounded on news of Europe’s long-awaited debt-crisis deal. But analysts say lasting stability will depend on its successful implementation. Moammar Gaddafi’s son reportedly wants to turn himself in to The Hague war crimes court. The U. S. withdraws its ambassador to Syria due to security risks but expects him to return there next month. Yemeni women burn their veils to protest crackdowns on anti-government demonstrations. And the U. N. predicts the world’s population will soon hit seven billion people. Mark Landler (The New York Times), Susan Glasser (Foreign Policy magazine) and Hisham Melhem (Al-Arabiya) join Diane to talk about the week's top international stories.

Guests

Mark Landler

White House correspondent, The New York Times.

Susan Glasser

editor-in-chief, Foreign Policy.

Hisham Melhem

Washington bureau chief, Al-Arabiya News Channel

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