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Germany's Merkel: Measured Progress on Climate

The G-8 meeting in Germany ended Friday with the host, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, claiming some progress on combating global warming. There was also a sudden and surprising improvement in U.S.-Russia relations.

President Bush now heads off for the rest of his European tour, going first to Poland to talk about missile defense, and then to Italy.

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International Correspondent Emily Harris is based in Jerusalem as part of NPR's Mideast team. Her post covers news related to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip. She began this role in March of 2013.