Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

Rival protesters clash in Ukraine's Crimea region. Ongoing political violence in Venezuela leads to more than 50 deaths. And President Barack Obama warns Afghan President Hamid Karzai time is running out to finalize terms of a U.S. troop withdrawal. A panel of journalists joins guest host Katty Kay for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

A fledgling Ukrainian government accused Russia’s military of blockading two Crimean airports in an "armed invasion." Meanwhile, ousted President Viktor Yanukovich turned up in southern Russia describing the new Ukrainian authorities as "pro-fascist thugs." Pope Francis and former President Jimmy Carter call for calm as violent protests continue in Venezuela. President Obama orders the Pentagon to prepare the withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by year’s end if President Karzai fails to sign a stalled security deal. And Egypt’s cabinet resigns. A panel of journalists joins guest host Katty Kay for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Guests

Scott Wilson

chief White House correspondent and former foreign editor, The Washington Post.

Indira Lakshmanan

diplomatic correspondent, Bloomberg News.

Jay Solomon

foreign affairs correspondent, The Wall Street Journal.

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