Philip Reeves

International Correspondent, Islamabad, Pakistan

Philip Reeves is an award-winning international correspondent covering Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Reeves has spent two and half decades working as a journalist overseas, reporting from a wide range of places including the former Soviet Union, the Middle East and Asia.

He is a member of the NPR team that won highly prestigious Alfred I. duPont–Columbia University and George Foster Peabody awards for coverage of the conflict in Iraq. Reeves has been honored several times by the South Asian Journalists' Association.

Reeves has been covering South Asia for more than 10 years. He has traveled widely in Pakistan and India, taking NPR listeners on voyages along the Ganges River and the ancient Grand Trunk Road.

Reeves joined NPR in 2004, after 17 years as a international correspondent for the British daily newspaper, The Independent. During the early stages of his career, he worked for BBC radio and television after training on the Bath Chronicle newspaper in western Britain.

Over the years, Reeves has covered a wide range of stories - from Boris Yeltsin's erratic presidency, the economic rise of India, the rise and fall of Pakistan's General Pervez Musharraf, conflicts in Gaza and the West Bank, Chechnya, Iraq, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka.

Reeves holds a degree in English Literature from Cambridge University. His family originates from Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Brazil's President Is Defiant Over Hush Money Allegations

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Brazil's Supreme Court Launches Corruption Probe Into President

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As Venezuela's Crisis Deepens, Opponents Call For Removal Of Nicolas Maduro

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'Ghost Boats' Terrorize Fishermen In Venezuela Amid Humanitarian Crisis

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More Protests As Venezuelan President Calls For Changes To Constitution

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Venezuela's Economic Hardship Makes Life Tough For Motorists

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Clashes Erupt At Anti-Government Protests In Venezuela

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Morning News Brief: Venezuelan Protests, Georgia Runoff, Egypt

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Competition Heartbreak: A Tenth Of A Point Changes Rio's Carnival Winner

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Venezuelan Crisis Brings Crime, Social Issues To Brazilian Frontier Town

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Despite Maduro's Backdown, Venezuela Remains In Crisis

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Veteran Convict Provides Glimpse Into Brazil's Violent Prisons

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Brazilians are prolific meat-eaters, so they are struggling with allegations that health officials accepted bribes to allow subpar meat on the market. Victor Moriyama/Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption

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