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

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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Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro greets supporters during a closing campaign rally in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday. Maduro is seeking a new six-year mandate. Ariana Cubillos/AP hide caption

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Venezuela Holds Presidential Election But Main Opposition Is Boycotting It

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President Maduro Asks Venezuelan Voters To Give Him Another Term

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Venezuelan Migrants Face Hardships In Brazil, But Say It's Still Better Than What They Left

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Brazil's Ex-President Lula Surrenders After Standoff

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Lula Defies Order To Turn Himself In

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Brazilian Court Ruling May Hinder Lula's Comeback Attempt

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Dozens Die In Fire At Venezuela Police Station

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U.N. Calls For Investigation Into Assassination Of Black Activist In Brazil

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An elderly man lights a candle during a rally against the murder of Brazilian councilwoman and activist Marielle Franco, in Sao Paulo Brazil on March 15, 2018. Brazilians mourned for the Rio de Janeiro councilwoman and outspoken critic of police brutality who was shot in the city center in an assassination-style killing. Miguel Schincariol /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Brazil Reacts To Trump's Steel Tariffs

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News Brief: Trump To Meet Kim, Brazil Reacts To Tariffs

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The Racket In Brazil: Gangs Are Blowing Up Banks For Cash

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Brazil Hit By An Explosive Wave Of Bank Thefts

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