Friday News Roundup - International

An elderly Iraqi woman is helped into a temporary displacement camp for Iraqis on June 26, 2014 in Khazair, Iraq. Tens of thousands of people have fled Iraq's second largest city of Mosul after it was overrun by ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) militants.   - Spencer Platt/Getty Images

An elderly Iraqi woman is helped into a temporary displacement camp for Iraqis on June 26, 2014 in Khazair, Iraq. Tens of thousands of people have fled Iraq's second largest city of Mosul after it was overrun by ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) militants.

Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Friday News Roundup - International

Iraq's prime minister welcomes Syrian airstrikes against ISIS militants. Secretary of State Kerry pushes Russia to urge Ukraine separatists to disarm. And international outrage over Egypt's sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Ukraine's president signs a historic trade and economic pact with the EU. Secretary of State Kerry presses Moscow to rein in pro-Russian separatists fighting in Eastern Ukraine. Iraq's parliament plans to convene next week to begin the work of electing a new government. In Egypt, prison sentences for three Al Jazeera journalists spark global outrage. A former aide to Britain's prime minister is convicted of phone hacking charges. And an ebola outbreak in West Africa claims more than 300 lives. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Guests

David Ignatius

columnist, The Washington Post, and contributor, "Post Partisan" blog on washingtonpost.com. His new novel is "The Director."

Elise Labott

foreign affairs reporter, CNN.

Greg Myre

international editor, NPR.org; co-author of "This Burning Land."

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