International

RSS Feed
NPR

Quebec Town Honors Train Derailment Victims, One Year Later

Thousands of locals gathered early Sunday morning in Lac-Megantic to mark one year since a deadly train explosion in the small Eastern Canadian city killed 47 people.
NPR

Separate Attacks In Uganda, Kenya Leave Dozens Dead

The extremist group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for killing 13 people in a village on the coast of Kenya. In Uganda, 17 died in attacks on police stations.
NPR

Israel Arrests 6 Jewish Youths In Teen's Death

The killing of Mohammed Abu Khdeir is thought to have been out of revenge. Meanwhile, Khdeir's American cousin, reportedly beaten by Israeli police, has been placed under house arrest.
NPR

Filmmaker Searches For 'White Widow' Of London Bombing

Documentarian Adam Wishart has spent the last year trying to find Samantha Lewthwaite, who is believed to be involved in terrorist activities. He talks to NPR's Linda Wertheimer about his search.
NPR

In Islamabad, A Rare Piano Teacher Pursues His Mission Quietly

One of the few piano teachers in Pakistan's capital is determined to keep his art alive. To avoid being victimized by hard-line Islamists, he teaches on digital keyboards with the volume dialed down.
NPR

Argentina Squabbles Over Juan Peron Statue

NPR's Linda Wertheimer takes a moment to note that 40 years after his death, former Argentine President Juan Peron still can't manage to get a statue erected in his honor.
NPR

Last-Minute Audits Build Little Confidence In Afghan Elections

The election impasse continues in Afghanistan. Preliminary results are due on Monday, following an audit of ballots, but Abdullah Abdullah, who is trailing his rival, says he won't accept the results.
NPR

Pope Francis To Meet With Victims Of Clerical Sex Abuse

The pontiff will meet with six survivors Monday. Correspondent Sylvia Poggioli tells NPR's Linda Wertheimer the pope has been criticized for being slow to address the issue of sex abuse by priests.
NPR

Iran's Surveillance Drones Over Iraq Make U.S. Military Wary

As Iran helps Iraqi government forces fight rebels pushing through Iraq, the use of unarmed Iranian drones has U.S. officials on edge, as analyst Anthony Cordesman explains to NPR's Linda Wertheimer.
NPR

Iraqi Lawmakers Fail To Reach Deal On A New Government

As Iraq continues to fracture along along ethnosectarian lines, its newly elected parliament doesn't appear to be rushing to form a government to address the dire situation.

Pages