International

RSS Feed
NPR

Colombia Mourns Death Of Favorite Son: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 87, died on Thursday. He made Colombia synonymous with literature, particularly the dreamlike, whimsical story-telling known as magical realism.
NPR

Inmates To Be Moved Temporarily Out Of Infamous Iraqi Prison

Kelly McEvers talks to Ned Parker, Baghdad bureau chief for the Reuters news agency, about the temporary closure of Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison. Its 2,400 inmates will be transferred.
NPR

'Leftover Women' Blamed For China's Surplus Of Unmarried Men

Kelly McEvers talks to sociologist Leta Hong Fincher about her new book, Leftover Women. It's about the resurgence of social and economic discrimination against women in China.
NPR

Ukraine Dominates Putin's Yearly Call-In TV Show

President Putin was asked whether Russia planned to invade Ukraine. Putin said he hoped he didn't have to, but reserved the right to do so if he felt he needed to protect Russian interests there.
NPR

Deal To Ease Ukraine Crisis Delays New Sanctions On Russia

The agreement calls on all parties to refrain from violence, requires that illegally-armed groups disarm and that control of government buildings be returned to Ukrainian authorities.
NPR

Immigrants Feel Like Targets As Deportations Increase

Morning Edition spent a lot of time recently reporting from the U.S.-Mexico border. President Obama has deported 2 million people from the U.S. But many say that number is misleading.
NPR

Sunni Discontent Fuels Growing Violence In Iraq's Anbar Province

Fed up with what they say is years of discrimination by the Shiite-led government, ordinary Sunnis have joined Islamist fighters. There are echoes of past conflicts, with a few important distinctions.
NPR

Even Chimps Know That A Firm Bed Makes For Quality Sleep

A new study looking at the nests made by chimpanzees in Uganda found that they prefer a type of tree that gives them a firm and secure sleeping platform.
NPR

Nobel Prize-Winning Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies At 87

The Colombian-born author of One Hundred Years of Solitude had been in failing health for some time.
NPR

Out Of A Tough Day Of Diplomacy, A Surprising Deal On Ukraine

Diplomats from the United States and Europe gathered in Geneva Thursday to discuss how to resolve the crisis in Ukraine. Secretary of State John Kerry and his counterparts from Russia, Ukraine and the European Union spoke for more than five hours on the issue.

Pages