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Friday News Roundup - International

Italy searches for survivors after a devastating earthquake. Turkey escalates its role in the fight against ISIS. And Colombia and the FARC rebels sign a peace treaty ending a half-century-long guerrilla war. A panel of journalists joins guest host Derek McGinty for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Olympic Marathon Medalist Faces Persecution In Ethiopia –And He's Not The Only One

While many local Ethiopians have been following the persecution of protestors in the Oromia region, a recent act of protest at the 2016 Rio Olympic marathon finish line brought the issue to an international stage.

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During A Record-Shattering Summer, D.C. Plans For Climate Change's Looming Impact

The city's Climate Ready D.C. plan predicts how climate change will be felt in Washington and plans for how to mitigate its negative impact

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The Big Business Of Looted Antiquities

Instability in the Middle East and North Africa has fueled a boom in looted antiquities. New efforts to stem the tide include monitoring archaeological sites from space. The fight to preserve the world's cultural heritage sites.

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Why We Open Our Hearts And Wallets For Some Disasters—But Not Others

Flooding in Louisiana has caused tens of millions of dollars in property damage and untold personal misery. But public response has been slow. Join us to talk about why we open our hearts and wallets for some disasters and not others.

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Friday News Roundup - International

The UN says fighting in Aleppo, Syria, leaves 2 million residents without water. A suicide bomber in Pakistan targets lawyers, killing more than 70 people. And 50 Republican national security experts say Donald Trump puts the U.S. at risk. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Two Views On The Jim Crow South And Its Legacy Today

Two perspectives on life in the Jim Crow South: how white children learned to believe that black Americans were inferior and the crushing conditions that motivated millions of African Americans to move from the South in search of a better life.

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15 Years After 9/11, Are We Safer From Terrorist Attacks?

Since 9/11, the federal government has spent hundreds of billions of dollars to make America safer. Fifteen years later, Diane and a panel of guests discuss the state of today’s airline and border security, intelligence sharing and counter-terrorism efforts.

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Friday News Roundup - International

The Obama administration defends a $400 million payment to Iran. The U.S. launches airstrikes on Islamic State targets in Libya. And the Summer Olympics begin in Brazil. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Friday News Roundup - International

American officials say they believe Russia was behind the hacking of Democratic National Committee emails. The U.N. expresses caution about a Russian plan to allow civilians and unarmed rebels to leave Aleppo, Syria. And Turkey ramps up a crackdown on the media and military. A panel of journalists joins guest host Indira Lakshmanan for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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