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#654: When The Boats Arrive

9/30/2015
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In 1980, thousands of Cuban refugees suddenly arrived in Miami and started looking for work. On today's show: What happened next. And what it tells us about the migration crisis in Europe today.

Duration:00:15:12

News Wrap: EU strikes agreement on migrant crisis aid

9/24/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: In other news, European leaders are promising new efforts to process thousands of refugees and migrants reaching Greece and Italy. The agreement early today also includes more than a billion dollars in aid for those still in refugee camps in the Middle East. Meanwhile, the crisis stoked new tensions along Serbias border with Croatia. Long lines of cargo trucks backed up as the rival nations cut off imports and blocked traffic in a war of...

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How Pope Francis’ bipartisan call resonated in Congress

9/24/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Pope Francis wrapped up his historic trip to Washington, D.C., today. And it started with an address to Congress, one that was notable for his call to action on economic, political and social issues. William Brangham begins our coverage. MAN: Mr. Speaker, the pope of the Holy See! (CHEERING AND APPLAUSE) WILLIAM BRANGHAM: It was the first time those words have ever been heard in the United States Congress. Pope Francis entered to a standing...

Duration:00:07:36

British Voters Closer Than Ever To Voting To Quit EU

9/24/2015
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Public opinion against the European Union is fueled by the region's debt and refugee crises and trade negotiations with the U.S. A referendum is planned for 2017, and many Britons say they want out.

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Can Europe balance the migrant crisis with countries’ needs?

9/23/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: We take a closer look at Europes approach to the crisis with William Swing, director-general of the International Organization for Migration and former U.S. diplomat, and David OSullivan, the European Unions ambassador to Washington. Ambassador OSullivan, I want to start with you. Whats happening in Europe right now seems a tension between sovereignty and solidarity. You have got countries like Hungary, Romania, the Czech Republic and...

Duration:00:07:10

U.S. considers Russian intentions, involvement in Syria

9/21/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: Now we return to the root of whats forced millions from their homes: the conflict in Syria. With multiple factions and common enemies in play, the war has become even more complicated, as Russia now steps up its support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad by moving additional military men and weaponry into Syria and expanding its base there. Meanwhile, Moscow is calling for greater coordination with the U.S. to fight a common enemy: the Islamic...

Duration:00:06:38

Friday News Roundup – International

9/18/2015
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Secretary of State Kerry says the U.S. is ready to hold military-to-military talks with Russia about Syria. Croatia becomes the latest flash point in the European migrant crisis. And Mexico presses Egypt for a full investigation into the recent killing of tourists. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Duration:00:47:28

What it’s like to walk with the refugees and migrants

9/17/2015
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A migrant carries a child after crossing into Hungary from the border with Serbia near the village of Roszke on September 5, 2015. Photo by REUTERS/Marko Djurica Up from Syria, across Turkey and over the sea to Greece. Then Macedonia, Serbia, Hungary. Like a living organism, the flow of refugees from Syria plods and sweats its way north by northwest. When this massive body faces a barricade, it changes course, finding other, less resistant paths. When part of the border to Hungary was...

Syrian Refugee Crisis: N.H. Reacts

9/15/2015
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As migrants from Syria and other countries pour into Europe, President Obama says the United States will take ten thousand. And so Americans are... Daily call-in program from NHPR. N.H. News, policy, politics.

As EU steps up controls, refugees wish for open land borders from Turkey

9/14/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: Tens of thousands of refugees and migrants continued their long journeys today in Europe, as the continents leaders met to chart a path forward and the two-decade-old free travel policy among European Union nations was put on hold. From Izmir, Turkey, special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports. MALCOLM BRABANT: Interior ministers from across Europe arrived in Brussels with a quota plan on the table to spread 160,000 asylum-seekers across the...

Duration:00:05:57

09-14-15 - Marketplace - Uncertain futures in oil

9/14/2015
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How, exactly, the Federal Reserve raises rates; the volatility of working in the oil industry; and the humanitarian crisis in Europe.

Duration:00:25:35

European Union struggles to find unified response to migrant crisis

9/12/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: Good evening and thanks for joining us. European leaders are trying to unite behind a plan to cope with their ongoing surge of migrants and refugees arriving mainly from the Middle East and Africa. More than 430,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean Sea for Europe this year, most pushing toward northern and western Europe. On Monday, the 28-nation European Union will hold an emergency summit in Brussels, Belgium, to try to agree on...

Duration:00:04:20

What life in transit looks like for refugee families in Europe

9/11/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: The numbers of people on the move into Western Europe by foot, by road, by rail are staggering, and still growing. On that new and exhausting journey, our William Brangham met several families from all over Syria. Tonight, he reports from Austria. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: Its midday in Budapests Keleti train station. Hundreds of refugees and migrants have been waiting here for hours, waiting for trains to Austria and then on to one of the other...

Duration:00:06:43

On the front lines of the refugee crisis, Hungarians worry about accepting newcomers

9/9/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: European Union Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced new plans today to address the continents massive influx of migrants and refugees. They would require countries to absorb a share of 160,000 asylum seekers now flocking to Italy, Greece and Hungary, with mandatory quotas. Juncker also pushed for strengthening Europes border and Coast Guard, and he encouraged countries to allow asylum seekers to work. We will be talking to the...

Duration:00:05:29

Will EU proposal relieve pressure on those bearing the brunt of the migrant crisis?

9/9/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: Joining us now to talk about that push and pull, and the announced proposal today to help remedy the crisis, is the European Unions ambassador to the United States, David OSullivan. Welcome. DAVID OSULLIVAN, European Union Ambassador to the United States: Thank you. GWEN IFILL: So lets talk about the proposal put forth today to take to accept 160,000 of these migrants and refugees and spread them somehow among different countries in the E.U. How...

Duration:00:06:28

U.S. negotiator talks holding Iran to its nuclear deal obligations

9/9/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: Tonight, we hear from a man with a unique relationship to the Iran deal. Retired career diplomat and former Deputy Secretary of State William Burns headed a secret negotiating team that met with high-level Iranian representatives in Oman and Switzerland first in 2008 under President George W. Bush and then in earnest in 2013, when the Obama and Rouhani governments revived the talks. Burns role, which wasnt revealed until late 2013, continued even...

Duration:00:07:59

World Response To The Accelerating Migrant Crisis In Europe

9/9/2015
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Germany pledges to take in a half-million refugees a year, Denmark is actively discouraging new arrivals, and the Obama administration considers U.S. options: A look at the global response to the accelerating migrant crisis in Europe.

Duration:00:47:27

News Wrap: Released from jail, Kim Davis attends rally

9/8/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: The human drama engulfing Europe showed no sign of ending today. Instead, the divide deepened, between rich and poor nations, over how to handle the crisis. And there was new trouble in southern Hungary as throngs of people tried to cross from Serbia. We will have a report from the scene after the news summary. A county clerk in Kentucky was released today after five days in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses for same-sex couples. The...

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Refugees break through police at overflow camp in Hungary

9/8/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: Hungarys government called in buses today to ferry crowds from its southern border with Serbia to a registration center, but that move did little to ease tensions, as the flood of migrants and refugees into Europe continued unabated. The NewsHours William Brangham reports tonight from that border region, in Roszke, Hungary WILLIAM BRANGHAM: For hundreds of people fleeing Syria and other parts of the Middle East, their journey had come to a halt in...

Duration:00:04:48

Will welcoming refugees actually put more at risk?

9/7/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: We return now to the migrant and refugee crisis in Europe. Joining me to discuss the latest developments and what they mean as the continent grapples for a solution is Leonard Doyle of the International Organization for Migration. Leonard Doyle, welcome. So now, as we see more and more countries offering to take in tens of thousands of these migrants, is that going to be sufficient to accommodate all of them? LEONARD DOYLE, International...

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