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The head of the United Nations calls the use of chemical weapons in Syria last month "a war crime." Also, we learn more about the letters President Obama says he has exchanged with Iran's new president. Plus, a survivor recalls the Costa Concordia cruise ship accident on a day when the stricken vessel was finally lifted off the seabed.
Friday on PRI’s The World: A Syrian government supporter and an opposition activist offer very different views on the week’s events. Also, a chemical weapons expert tells how the US manages its own chemical stockpile. And a Canadian DJ tells why he’s banned the music of Neil Young from the Alberta airwaves.
Reaction from the US and Russia to President Vladimir Putin op-ed in The New York Times on Thursday. Also, refugees from Syria and Iraq find new homes in Berlin and San Diego. Plus, teachers in Mexico continue their protests against the government's education reforms.
Controversy over President Obama's singular focus on Syria's chemical weapons. Also, the dual roles played by Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Syria crisis: peace broker and diplomatic obstacle. Plus, the new Popemobile - it's not what you think.
A crucial day for the crisis over Syria. We'll have the latest on the rapidly-moving events of the day, including Russia's proposal to put Syria's chemical weapons under international control. Plus, we'll hear why some Syrian refugees are as critical of the rebels as they are of the Assad regime. And, as President Obama prepares to address the nation, we ask what is at stake in Syria.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad vows retaliation should the United States launch military strikes against his country. Plus, what the ICC might be saying about Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. And, wrestling finds its way back into the Olympics.