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Michael VanRooyen: "The World's Emergency Room"

The most common cause of death for medical humanitarians and other aid workers overseas today is violent attacks. The director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative on why the field of humanitarian aid has become so dangerous and politicized, and how it needs to evolve for the future.

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Friday News Roundup - International

Peace talks resume on Syria. Macedonian police use rubber bullets and tear gas against migrants trying to leave Greece. And the U.N. says Boko Haram is using more children as suicide bombers. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Results From The Wisconsin GOP And Democratic Presidential Primaries

The Wisconsin primary: Analysis of the results, prospects for Donald Trump's path to the GOP nomination and the delegate battle ahead between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

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Friday News Roundup - International

World leaders meet in Washington for a nuclear security summit. France says a suspected ISIS operative arrested near Paris was planning an imminent attack. And Myanmar swears in its first democratically elected president. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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The History Of ISIS And How Its Rise May Shape The Future Of The Middle East

In recent years recruits to the Islamic State have carried out atrocities across Syria and Iraq and in multiple locations around the world -- most recently Brussels. The history of ISIS and how its rise may shape the future of the Middle East.

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Friday News Roundup - International

Belgian authorities detain suspects and search for more after the terror attacks. A former Bosnian Serb leader is convicted of genocide. And Secretary Kerry says Islamic State's power is eroding in the Middle East. A panel of journalists joins guest host Katherine Lanpher for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Manisha Sinha: "The Slave's Cause: A History Of Abolition"

A new history of the abolition movement that unearths stories of the men and women, blacks and whites who pushed this country to end slavery.

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Brussels Attacks: Understanding Security Challenges In Belgium And Across Europe

The bombings in Belgium have left many wondering why authorities were unable to thwart the attacks. Understanding what's behind unique security challenges for Belgium, and what these latest attacks mean for threats to Europe and beyond.

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Friday News Roundup - International

Russia begins withdrawing its military forces from Syria. The U.S. eases limits on travel and commerce with Cuba. And North Korea sentences an American student to 15 years hard labor. A panel of journalists joins guest host Indira Lakshmanan for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Update On Talks To End The War In Syria

Syria’s civil war has raged for nearly five years claiming the lives of more than 270,000 people and forcing an estimated 11 million to flee their homes. A panel of experts joins Diane to discuss why some say this week's talks in Geneva offer a real chance for a political resolution.

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