Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

Russia arrests dozens after suicide bombings just weeks ahead of the Winter Olympics. Fighting in South Sudan escalates as negotiators gather in Ethiopia to forge a cease-fire agreement. And Secretary of State Kerry returns to Israel for Middle East peace talks. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Russia arrests dozens after suicide bombings just weeks ahead of the winter Olympics. Fighting in South Sudan escalates while diplomats gather in Ethiopia to press for a cease-fire. Secretary of State John Kerry returns to Israel for Middle East peace talks. Two deadly bombs shake Beirut as factional tensions rise in over the war in Syria. Lebanon and Syria fire on each other in hills used by Syrian rebels and refugees. And the U.S. says an agreement on implementing limits on Iran’s nuclear program is almost finalized. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Guests

Bruce Auster

national security editor, NPR.

Susan Glasser

editor, Politico magazine.

Mark Mardell

BBC North America editor.

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