International

RSS Feed
NPR

Even Amid Tensions, Russia's PR Team Is At Home In D.C.

As the U.S. seeks to penalize Russia, the country still has a strong lobbying presence in D.C. How much of a pariah must a nation become before it loses its public presence in the U.S. capital?
NPR

In Airliner Search, Countries Still Wonder What Parts To Play

FBI investigators are now joining the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. It's one more instance of increasingly closer international cooperation in the search — though confusion persists.
NPR

Western Sanctions On Russia Are 'A Shot Across The Bow'

Russian officials were dismissive of the limited sanctions announced by the West. But some say the punitive measures are the opening bid in a broader effort to rein in Russia's ambitions.
WAMU 88.5

Your Turn

It's your chance to set the agenda. From D.C's mayoral primary to data gathering by the National Security Agency, tell us what's on your mind.

NPR

Debate: It May Be Flexing Its Muscles, But Is Russia A Marginal Power?

In the past year, Russia has given asylum to Edward Snowden, hosted the Olympics and attempted to annex Crimea. Teams debate Russia's role on the world stage in the latest Intelligence Squared U.S.
NPR

Air France Relatives Have Sad Bond With Malaysia Air Families

One group that knows about "days of utmost anxiety" reaches out to another. In 2009, Air France Flight 447 crashed in the Atlantic. Debris was found after 5 days. Bodies weren't recovered for 2 years.
NPR

Britain Plans New 12-Sided £1 Coin To Combat Counterfeiting

The new coin is being described as the most secure ever produced, but it won't be introduced until 2017.
NPR

'Saint Death' Now Revered On Both Sides Of U.S.-Mexico Frontier

Santa Muerte, or Saint Death, used to be an underground folk saint in Mexico. Now she's also popular in the U.S. So popular, in fact, that the Vatican has denounced her.
NPR

Ukraine Says It's Preparing A Plan To Withdraw From Crimea

Russia has moved to take Crimea from Ukraine. Tuesday, a Ukrainian officer was shot and killed. Wednesday, men thought to be part of a Crimean "self-defense force" stormed another Ukrainian facility.
NPR

Borderland: A Journey Along The Changing Frontier

Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep traveled the length of the U.S.-Mexico border to explore how the two countries are linked — and how they are separated.

Pages