Weekly Newscast – May 1, 2015

This week on War News Radio, peaceful demonstrations and riots broke out in Baltimore, Saudi Arabian-led airstrikes destroyed one of Yemen’s last operational airports, the Nigerian army freed 200 girls and 93 women from Boko Haram camps, and more.

Weekly Newscast – April 25, 2014

WELSH: For War News Radio at Swarthmore College, I’m Tyler Welsh. BAILIN: And I’m Nora Bailin. Peace talks in South Sudan were delayed this week following attacks by rebel forces on a United Nations base in the city of Bentiu. At least 100 civilians were killed and 400 others were…

Weekly News Roundup

The Arab League decided in an emergency session to suspend Syria’s membership in response to the government’s refusal to stop violent crackdowns on civilian protesters. Syria agreed to an earlier peace plan outlined by the Arab League on November 2nd, but has since failed to end the violence. In the…

Tempest Tossed

Iraqi refugees arrive in Germany. Photo courtesy of the Associated Press. This week on War News Radio, we hear about Iraqi refugees struggling to find a place in the American economy. Madeleine Abromowitz and Anjali Cadambi report. Then, we find out what life is like for the many Afghans disabled…

Balancing Act

General Dostum returns to Afghanistan this summer. Photo courtesy of the Associated Press. This week on War News Radio, we hear about the role of warlords in Afghanistan’s recent history, and in the country’s current politics. Kyle Goeckner-Wald reports. Then, we find out more about the intertwined problems of child…

New Voices

Supporters of the Change List. Photo courtesy of the Associated Press. This week on War News Radio, we look into the results of the election in Iraq’s Kurdish North – and the opposition party that’s new on the scene. Kyle Goeckner-Wald reports. Read the transcript here. Then, we hear from…