October 11, 2012
Posted: 2115 GMT

In today’s in depth look at Syria we talk to Hugh Pope with the International Crisis Group about the risk of armed conflict between Turkey and Syria. Listen as Pope describes the possibility of these tensions turning into a crisis for Turkey.

Filed under: CNN •Idesk •Syria

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October 6, 2012
Posted: 246 GMT

CNN’s Chief Political Anchor, Wolf Blitzer, came on the show today to break down the latest jobs report and how the candidates are responding.

Filed under: Barack Obama •CNN •Idesk •Mitt Romney •U.S. Elections

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October 4, 2012
Posted: 2311 GMT

We go in depth to show you the ancient treasures being destroyed by the ongoing fighting in Syria. Watch to see what has been destroyed and what is trying to be done about it.


Filed under: CNN •Idesk •Syria

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October 3, 2012
Posted: 2355 GMT

Presidential historian, Douglas Brinkley, came on the show to preview the first debate between Mitt Romney and President Obama. He says the candidates have to be gaffe-free in a challenge of "not messing up."

Filed under: CNN •Idesk •U.S. Elections

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October 2, 2012
Posted: 2022 GMT

CNN and CNN International's coverage of the fall of Hosni Mubarak was recognized with an Emmy award in New York yesterday. International Desk was one of the key shows during the historic events that led to the ouster of the longtime Egyptian president. For several non-stop days, our show was in rolling breaking news coverage as protestors in their millions demanded Mubarak leave office. We are honored to be part of a network whose field journalism and on air production during those days was recognized with such a prestigious award.


Filed under: CNN •Egypt •Emmy Award

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September 28, 2012
Posted: 2334 GMT

Mona Eltahawy, the columnist arrested as she defaced a “Defeat Jihad” poster in a New York subway came on the show today to defend her actions. She said she would do it all over again because she acted "out of a belief in freedom of expression.”

Filed under: CNN •Idesk •Mona Eltahawy

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September 27, 2012
Posted: 2033 GMT

The spokesman for UN envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, came on the show and stressed how focused the envoy is on the crisis in Syria. Watch to see how he responds when asked for a specific plan of action or a specific time table.

Filed under: CNN •Idesk •Syria •UNGA

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Posted: 2030 GMT

Today we continue our in depth look at the crisis in Syria with CNN’s Ivan Watson. He reports from a refugee camp on the border of Syria and Turkey where people are desperately trying to gain access to Turkey.

Filed under: CNN •Idesk •Syria •UNGA

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September 26, 2012
Posted: 2258 GMT

Many people are worried about the effects of cell phone radiation on the brain and the debate continues. CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, came on the show today to talk about the latest research and precautions you can take everyday.

Filed under: CNN •Health •Idesk

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Posted: 019 GMT

Doctors and scientists are currently trying to identify and treat a new "mystery" virus that has already claimed one life. CNN Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen visited the show today to explain what we do know.

Filed under: CNN •Health

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