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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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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Brazil's President Michel Temer has ordered that the military take over security issues in Rio de Janeiro. Leo Correa/AP hide caption

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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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Revelers celebrate during the Carnival street parade of the Bloco das Carmelitas in the Santa Teresa neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, last week. Mauro Pimentel/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rio Carnival: When Brazil Lets Out Its Mysterious 'Inner Chicken'

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Carnival Is Underway In Brazil, So It's Time To 'Let The Chicken Out'

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The Young Men Who Make A Living As Paid Personal Dancers In Brazil

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