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Friday News Roundup - International

Leaders of two dozen NATO countries convene a two-day summit in Warsaw. President Obama announces the U.S. will keep a force of 8,400 troops in Afghanistan. And the fallout from Brexit continues. A panel of journalists joins guest host Indira Lakshmanan for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

WAMU 88.5

Friday News Roundup - International

The U.K. votes to leave the European Union. Heavy fighting continues in parts of Fallujah as Iraqi forces seek to retake all of the city from ISIS. And in Venezuela, food shortages spur looting and rioting. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Friday News Roundup - International

International reaction to the mass shooting in Orlando. A British lawmaker dies in an attack and the country halts its campaign on the European Union referendum. And Russian government hackers are accused of breaking in to Democratic National Committee files. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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The Orlando Massacre And Ongoing Debate Over America's Cultural Diversity And Security

Many of the victims of the Orlando massacre were young, gay and Latino. Please join us to discuss the latest on the investigation and the ongoing debate over America's tradition of cultural diversity and the threat of terrorism.

WAMU 88.5

Friday News Roundup - International

Food aid reaches a besieged suburb of Damascus, Syria, for the first time in years. Thousands of Iraqis flee fighting in Fallujah. And in a White House visit, India’s prime minister signals a willingness to ratify the Paris climate accord. A panel of journalists joins guest host David Gregory for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

WAMU 88.5

Friday News Roundup - International

Assaults on ISIS intensify in Syria and Iraq. Germany moves to declare the World War I massacre of Armenians a genocide. And the Organization of American States pressures Venezuela over its commitment to democracy. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Busboys And Poets In Anacostia: Development Or Gentrification?

Local restaurant chain Busboys and Poets will soon open in Anacostia, which suffers from a dearth of dining and shopping options-- but some within the community are decrying the opening as gentrification.

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Friday News Roundup - International

President Barack Obama makes a historic visit to Hiroshima. The Taliban choose a new leader after a U.S. drone strike kills Mullah Mansour. And a far right candidate in Austria narrowly loses the presidential election. A panel of journalists joins guest host Sabri Ben-Achour for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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The U.S. Expands Ties To Vietnam

President Barack Obama lifts the embargo against U.S. arms sales to Vietnam. We discuss what closer ties between the U.S. and Vietnam mean for trade, leverage on human rights and growing concerns over China's military expansion.

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Friday News Roundup - International

The latest on the crash of the Egypt Air passenger plane. ISIS ramps up its bombings in Baghdad. And Nigerian authorities say two of the missing schoolgirls captured by Boko Haram have been found. A panel of journalists joins guest host Allison Aubrey for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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