Friday News Roundup - International

Indian supporters of chief minister of western Gujarat state and main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi sing a prayer hymn during a ritual for Modi's victory at a temple in Ahmedabad on May 15, 2014. India's triumphant right-wing opposition said it was headed for a decisive majority in the world's biggest election after exit polls showed its hardline leader Narendra Modi closing in on victory.  - INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images

Indian supporters of chief minister of western Gujarat state and main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi sing a prayer hymn during a ritual for Modi's victory at a temple in Ahmedabad on May 15, 2014. India's triumphant right-wing opposition said it was headed for a decisive majority in the world's biggest election after exit polls showed its hardline leader Narendra Modi closing in on victory.

INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images

Friday News Roundup - International

Ukrainian officials open peace talks without including rebel leaders. Voters in India elect a new government. And American drones aid the search for the missing Nigerian girls. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Miners and steelworkers in East Ukraine quiet unrest caused by separatists. Indian voters elect the Hindu Nationalist BJP party to run the next government. Unions in Turkey demand better safety standards as the death toll rises from the worst mining disaster in the country’s history. Protests against China spread throughout Vietnam…The top UN mediator in Syria resigns. The highest court in the EU issues a privacy ruling on Google. And US drones aid the search for missing Nigerian school girls. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Guests

Moises Naim

senior associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and chief international columnist, El Pais; author of "The End of Power: From Boardrooms to Battlefields and Churches to States, Why Being in Charge Isn't What It Used to Be," now available in paperback.

Nadia Bilbassy

senior correspondent, Al Arabiya.

Mark Landler

White House correspondent, The New York Times.

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