Greece's outgoing Finance minister Gikas Hardouvelis (L) jokes with the new Finance minister Yanis Varoufakis after a ministry hand-over ceremony Jan. 28 in Athens.

Greece's outgoing Finance minister Gikas Hardouvelis (L) jokes with the new Finance minister Yanis Varoufakis after a ministry hand-over ceremony Jan. 28 in Athens.

Jordan and Japan seek proof that hostages held by the Islamic State are still alive. New fighting erupts between Russian-backed separatists and Ukraine government forces. Tensions ease on the Israeli-Lebanon border. Greece’s new government moves to reverse austerity reforms. Argentina’s president proposes dissolving the nation’s intelligence service after the mysterious death of federal prosecutor. President Barack Obama visits India and Saudi Arabia. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top international news stories.

Guests

  • Abderrahim Foukara Washington bureau chief, Al Jazeera Arabic.
  • Paul Danahar Washington bureau chief, BBC; author of "The New Middle East: The World After the Arab Spring."
  • Karen DeYoung senior national security correspondent, The Washington Post.

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