Friday News Roundup - Hour 2
The Greek government teetered on the brink of collapse, as it announced it would not proceed with a referendum on the EU bailout plan; leaders meeting at the G20 summit in Cannes breathed a sigh of relief; Libya appointed a new interim prime minister, as it moved forward with its transition to peace; Syria agreed to a plan to end violence in the country, but the crackdown continued; the Palestinians got a boost in their bid for statehood after UNESCO, the UN’s cultural body, admitted them as a member; and a French paper was firebombed after putting an image of Mohammad on its cover. Guest host Katty Kay of the BBC will analyze the week's top international news stories with James Kitfield of National Journal, Courtney Kube of NBC, and Robin Harding of Financial Times.
senior correspondent, National Journal.
national security producer for NBC News.
U.S. economics editor, The Financial Times.