Women cry near children's pictures in the destroyed school sport hall in Beslan, Russia, where more than 330 hostages were killed in a siege by Chechen militants in 2004. In a ruling this week, the European Court of Human Rights criticized the Russian government for failing to do more to try to stop the massacre.

Women cry near children's pictures in the destroyed school sport hall in Beslan, Russia, where more than 330 hostages were killed in a siege by Chechen militants in 2004. In a ruling this week, the European Court of Human Rights criticized the Russian government for failing to do more to try to stop the massacre.

North Korea turns up the heat. Things get a little frosty in Moscow. And the U.S. drops a 21,600-pound munition – known as “the mother of all bombs” – in Afghanistan. A panel of journalists joins Joshua Johnson for analysis of the week’s top international news stories.

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  • Elise Labott Global affairs correspondent, CNN.
  • Christian Caryl Editor of DemocracyPost at The Washington Post; a contributing editor at Foreign Policy magazine; author of "Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century."
  • Julia Ioffe Staff writer, The Atlantic.

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