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Friday News Roundup - International

Iran test-fires ballistic missiles. The European Union and Turkey reach a tentative deal on migrants. And the Pentagon says U.S. airstrikes killed 150 militants in Somalia. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Friday News Roundup - International

World leaders work to negotiate a temporary ceasefire in Syria. Iranian authorities arrest a U.S. citizen whose son is imprisoned in Tehran. And E.U. ministers meet again on the migrant crisis. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Renewed Push To Close The Guantanamo Military Prison

The Obama administration presents a plan to Congress for closing the Guantanamo detention center: The timeline, where the existing detainees would be transferred and the challenges of getting support for the proposal.

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Matt Gallagher: "Youngblood"

A new novel by a former U.S. Army captain known for his candid blogging during the Iraq War. It’s a story about a young American soldier drawn deep into the lives of local Iraqis as he investigates allegations of murdered civilians.

WAMU 88.5

Friday News Roundup - International

The U.S. carries out airstrikes against ISIS targets in Libya. Humanitarian aid convoys arrive in besieged areas of Syria. And in Mexico Pope Francis calls attention to the world's migrant crises. A panel of journalists joins guest host Cecilia Kang for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

WAMU 88.5

Friday News Roundup - International

The U.S. warns that Russian airstrikes in Syria are harming peace talks. NATO sends warships to the Aegean Sea to deter migrant smuggling. And in a rebuke to North Korea, Seoul closes a shared industrial complex. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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The Latest on the Military, Political and Humanitarian Crises in Syria

Russia continues airstrikes in Syria. Secretary Kerry meets with world leaders in an attempt to resolve the country’s five-year civil war. A panel joins Diane to discuss the latest on the military, political and humanitarian crises facing Syria.

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Blocked: Twitter's Role In Combating Violent Extremism

Over the course of seven months, Twitter has suspended over 125,000 accounts for threatening or promoting terrorist acts.

WAMU 88.5

Friday News Roundup - International

The U.N. suspends Syrian peace talks until late this month. The U.S. plans to quadruple military spending in Europe as a signal to Russia. And American officials express concern about ISIS in Libya. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Julian Borger: "The Butcher's Trail: How The Search For Balkan War Criminals Became The World's Most Successful Manhunt"

After the 1990s conflicts in the former Yugoslavia, the international community identified 161 suspected war criminals. Fourteen years later, every single person on the wanted list had been captured. The Guardian's diplomatic editor recounts one of the most successful manhunts in history.

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