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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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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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Calls For Women To Register for The Draft: How The Role Of Women In The Military Is Changing

Two top military officers say this week women should register for future military drafts. This comes after the recent decision to open all combat roles to female service members. The changing role of women in the military.

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Friday News Roundup - International

Denmark faces a backlash over a new law to seize the valuables of asylum-seekers. Syrian peace talks hit a snag. And the World Health Organization warns the Zika virus is "spreading explosively." A panel of journalists joins guest host Indira Lakshmanan for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Friday News Roundup - International

Taliban attacks kill journalists in Afghanistan and students in Pakistan. In Iran sanctions are lifted and American prisoners are released. And the U.K. implicates Vladimir Putin in the poisoning death of a former Russian spy. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Friday News Roundup - International

Indonesian police suspect a group linked to ISIS is behind an attack in Jakarta. Iran detains, then releases, 10 American sailors. And Germany's chancellor faces pressure over refugee policies. A panel of journalists joins guest host Derek McGinty for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Friday News Roundup - International

World leaders condemn a North Korean nuclear test but doubt it was a hydrogen bomb. A feud between Saudi Arabia and Iran escalates. And France marks the one-year anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo attack. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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The Top International Stories And Outlook For 2016

Foreign affairs journalists discuss the top international issues for 2016 including the rift between Saudi Arabia and Iran, the battle against ISIS, and the ongoing migrant crisis.

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