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Global News Podcast
The day's top stories from BBC News compiled twice daily in the week, once at weekends.
Fareed Zakaria GPS
Fareed Zakaria GPS takes a comprehensive look at foreign affairs and global policies through in-depth, one-on-one interviews and fascinating roundtable discussions.
World Story of the Day : NPR
NPR's top daily news about world events, politics, economy, and culture. Download the World Story of the Day podcast.
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.
SBS Polish - SBS po polsku
Listen to interviews, features and community stories from the SBS Radio Polish program, including news from Australia and around the world. - Aktualności z Australii, Polski i ze świata. Można posłuchać informacji o Polonii. Nie brak publicystyki i spotkań z ludźmi biznesu, nauki i sztuki.
The Irish Times World View Podcast
The Irish Times' unrivalled foreign affairs coverage, now brought to you in weekly podcast form. Hosted by Chris Dooley with regular contributors Patrick Smyth, Denis Staunton, Simon Carswell, Lara Marlowe, Suzanne Lynch, Derek Scally, Paddy Agnew, Tom Hennigan, Clifford Coonan and Ruadhan Mac Cormaic.
Amanpour is CNN International's flagship global affairs interview program hosted by Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour.
The World This Week
What's been happening around the world and why it matters
We’re living in a confusing and scary time, bombarded everyday with stories from around the world and here at home that are hard to even follow, let alone fully understand. Worldly will be your guide to the story behind the stories and to the one thing you need to understand each week to make sense of the world around you.
Reuters World News – Spoken Edition
Late breaking world news from every corner of the globe at Reuters, your online source for international news coverage. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at
CBC News: World Report
World Report is news that has broken overnight with a look ahead to the day's expected events.
UN News
Global perspective, human stories
WSJ Opinion: Foreign Edition
From the award-winning opinion pages of The Wall Street Journal, Mary Kissel and guests examine world news and foreign affairs. Get the information you need to understand the changing world, and its impact on U.S. and national interests.
Monocle 24: The Foreign Desk
Presented by Andrew Mueller, this is Monocle 24’s flagship global-affairs show featuring interviews with political leaders and in-depth analysis of the big issues of the day. Featured as a ‘best classic podcast’ in the iTunes best of 2016 collection.
Between The Lines - ABC Radio National
Making sense of Australia’s place in the world, Between the Lines puts contemporary international issues and events into a broader historical context, seeking out original perspectives and challenging accepted wisdoms.
The Fifth Floor
A fresh look at the stories of the week with journalists from our 27 language sections, with presenter David Amanor.
SBS Japanese - SBSの日本語放送
Listen to interviews, features and community stories from the SBS Radio Japanese program, including news from Australia and around the world. - 世界やオーストラリアのニュース、インタビュー、特集、そしてコミュニティーの話題などを、SBSの日本語放送でお聴きいただけます。
The Phileas Club
World news, the "not boring" way: get the news at the source!People from around the world tell you what has been making the news in their country, both locally and internationally. Heated arguments and silly discussions ensue... The Phileas Club is a show about different cultures and opinions coming together and talking it out.
World News Analysis
A 40 min World and China News analysis per day brings you the stories behind the headlines. Topics worth discussing; Debate worth listening; Ideas worth spreading.
SBS Portuguese - SBS em Português
Listen to interviews, features and community stories from the SBS Radio Portuguese program, including news from Australia and around the world. - Ouça as entrevistas, reportagens e a cobertura das nossas comunidades no Programa Português da Rádio SBS, trazendo também notícias da Austrália e do mundo.
Asia Pacific
Asia Pacific brings you news and in-depth coverage of regional issues in Asia and the Pacific. Presented by Sen Lam.
Pacific Review
A comprehensive roundup of the major stories from the region and the people involved and affected by them. Presented by Bruce Hill.
FSN World News Podcast
FSN World News Podcast: Feature Story News updates the headlines around the clock with reports from our bureaus around the world.
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Between The Lines - ABC Radio National
Russia spy poisoning. NZ politics.
Mark Zuckerberg has spoken for the the first time about allegations of data misuse. Mr Zuckerberg said Facebook had made mistakes that allowed the firm, Cambridge Analytica, to exploit the data of millions of users on behalf of political clients. Also: the President of Peru resigns amid corruption scandal, and New Zealand eradicates mice from a ...…
Facebook's founder, Mark Zuckerberg, admits the giant social network's made mistakes over the Cambridge Analytica data breach scandal and promises changes. How far is the European Union about to change the game? Also in the programme: What deal did the Nigerian authorities strike with Boko Haram to secure the release of abducted schoolgirls? An ...…
Actress and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett joins Christiane Amanpour to talk about her recent work in Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh, the heart of the ongoing Rohingya troubles. Mitch Landrieu, the Mayor of New Orleans, discusses his new book "In The Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History".…
WSJ Opinion: Foreign Edition
Mary Kissel and Joseph Sternberg on Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's visit and new trade tensions with Brussels. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
The Nigerian government says the majority of the schoolgirls kidnapped by militants in the town of Dapchi last month have been returned. Also: alleged Texas bomber dies and ocean plastic could treble in decade.
A few months ago it was as though nothing would stop Shinzo Abe from becoming Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, a title he would gain in November 2019. But now there’s a scandal on the front pages and pressure is mounting within his own party. Kenji Hall ponders Abe’s political survival.
No justification for deadly Afghanistan bombing: UNAMA chief UN agriculture agency (FAO) appeals for $236 to support drought-affected cattle farmers in Somalia FAO urges investment in urban forests
An academic who created an app which harvested data from 50 million users says he has been made "a scapegoat" for Facebook and Cambridge Analytica.Also in the programme: People in the north-eastern Nigerian town of Dapchi are celebrating the return of most of the school girls kidnapped by Boko Haram militants last month; and we hear from a Pale ...…
CBC News: World Report for 2018/03/21
The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry began hearing statements from witnesses. - Królewska Komisja ds. nadużyć w branży bankowości, funduszy emerytalnych i usług finansowych rozpoczela przesłuchiwanie świadków.
Psychologist Ewa Geba from Mary Aikenhead Clinic talks about dangers of internet and social media for children and youth. - Psycholog Ewa Geba z kliniki Mary Aikenhead Clinic mówi o zagrożeniach związanych użytkowaniem internetu i mediów społecznościowych dla dzieci i młodzieży.
A repercussão mundial do assassinato de Marielle Franco e seu motorista Anderson Gomes continua na Europa. Centenas de brasileiros e portugueses foram às ruas para pedir por justiça e para “transformar o luto em luta”. - A repercussão mundial do assassinato de Marielle Franco e seu motorista Anderson Gomes continua na Europa. Centenas de brasil ...…
O timorense Ego Lemos está em Melbourne para o Fórum Timor-Leste: Canteiros Escolares e Permacultura. Nessa entrevista ele fala sobre os programas de permacultura que desenvolveu nas escolas em Timor Leste, baseado em um modelo australiano. Mais de cem escolas timorenses já adotaram o programa que faz parte do currículo de todas as escolas prim ...…
The 21st Biennale of Sydney has opened this month. The Art Director of this major international event of modern art is Mami Kataoka, the first Artistic Director from an Asian country. - 今月開幕した現代アートの祭典「第21回ビエンナーレ・オブ・シドニー」。アジア出身者として初めて芸術監督を務める片岡真実さんと、作品が展示されているアーティストの野口里佳さんにお話を聞きました。
The firm accused of misusing Facebook information has suspended Alexander Nix. During an undercover investigation by Channel 4 News in Britain, Mr Nix was recorded explaining how the firm could discredit politicians online. Meanwhile Facebook's founder, Mark Zuckerberg, has been called upon by the British and European parliaments to give eviden ...…
In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, U.S. House Democrat Adam Schiff talks to Christiane Amanpour about the role data plays in our elections. Roger McNamee, co-founder of Elevation Partners and an early mentor to Zuckerberg, discusses Facebook's role in the issue. As the Syrian war enters it's 8th year, journalist and author Rania Az ...…
UNICEF and UNHCR raise alarm as Syrian humanitarian crisis intensifies OHCHR reports “extensive” rights violations during Turkey state of emergency 16 migrants dead after boat capsizes in Mediterranean: IOM
Pakistani troops, police and other peacekeeping personnel have made a “major contribution” to the success of the UN’s long-running Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), which will close at the end of March after successfully completing its mandate.That’s according to Waldemar Vrey, a South African national who serves as deputy head of UNMIL, with respons ...…
"I've covered a lot of financial scandals in French politics.... they usually get off". Lara Marlowe talks to Chris about the latest financial scandal to cross her desk: the arrest of former president Nicolas Sarkozy on suspicion of taking illegal cash donations from the late Libyan dictator Colonel Gaddafi. And it's been yet another significan ...…
US authorities look at whether parcel-bomb is connected to suspected serial bomber.Also, French police hold ex-President Sarkozy over alleged 'Gaddafi funding', Xi Jinping says any attempt to split China is 'doomed to fail', why renowned feminist Germaine Greer is critical of MeToo campaign, and will Parisian 'sex doll brothel' be shut down ?…
Chinese President Xi Jinping has delivered a nationalistic closing speech to parliament, painting China as the rising global power. Mr Xi said "achieving total unity" was the "collective hope of all Chinese people" and any attempts to divide it were "doomed to fail". Also in the programme: A women who accused President Trump of sexual misconduc ...…
Sudan lived most of his life in a zoo in the Czech Republic but was brought to a conservancy in Kenya in 2009 as part of a last-ditch effort to save his species. He died at the conservancy at age 45.
Japan will make its sixth consecutive appearance in football's World Cup this year, but the most successful footballing nation in Asia has yet to translate that success beyond the continent. - 6月に始まるサッカーのワールドカップ・ロシア大会まで、あと85日。日本は6大会連続、オーストラリアも4大会連続での出場となります。ここオーストラリアでは、日本人のコーチが、日本流のサッカーを次世代の若いプレーヤーたちに伝えようとしています。…
After completing his dream tour by his new motorcycle, TOYO faces his reality to get a job. Without any good experiences of job hunting, TOYO struggles to settle down. With his encounters and the start of the new career, TOYO's another adventure starts. Broadcast 15 Mar 2018 - 夢のバイクでひとり旅から帰ったTOYOさんを待っていたのは、就職活動。オーストラリアでの就活・転職経験も無く苦労するTOYOさん。 しか ...…
President Trump says he wants to bring in tougher punishments for drug traffickers, to tackle what he called the scourge of opioid addiction in America. Also: Uber halts self-driving tests after death and doctors in the UK have taken a major step towards curing a common form of blindness -- age-related macular degeneration.…
Vladimir Putin wanted a mandate to govern, and got it, with 76 percent of the vote. He will use the next six years to advance his mission: cementing Russia's role as a major player on the world stage.
Maisa Lopes Gomes de Paiva, gerente de Legados e Projetos Digitais da Cerebral Palsy Alliance, venceu o FIA Awards for Excellence in Fundraising, prêmio nacional do setor de angariação de fundos australiano. Nessa entrevista ela fala sobre como venceu organizações como Cancer Council NSW , Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation e Australian Red Cros ...…
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.
Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council Andrey Kortunov and Former UK Foreign Minister Malcolm Rifkind talk with Christiane Amanpour about what's next after Vladimir Putin's landslide re-election. Author Dave Eggers and Mokhtar Alkhanshali discuss Mokhtar's extraordinary journey to bring Yemeni coffee to America.…
DRC humanitarian needs double, UN relief chief tells Security Council Excessive use of force against DRC protestors “unlawful”: UN report Violence forces 10,000 to flee Ethiopia for Kenyan border town: UNHCR
'Decisive step' achieved in talks on withdrawal of UK from EU. Also, French consulate worker in Israel 'smuggled arms from Gaza', international community responds to Putin's election victory, US judge who passes sentences on opioid addicts and was once addicted himself, and how a five year-old girl with Down's Syndrome is changing attitudes wor ...…
International observers have made a string of criticisms of the Russian elections that have given President Putin another six years in power. We discuss what his victory means for Russia and the rest of the world.Also in the programme: Britain and the EU have announced a "decisive step" towards an orderly Brexit deal; and a "game changer" in th ...…
WSJ Opinion: Foreign Edition
Mary Kissel and Hugo Restall on Russia's rigged vote and President Trump's plan to restrict Chinese imports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Novo visto abre caminho para imigrantes que recebam salário acima de $180,000 dólares. Um outro tipo de visto também será criado para auxiliar startups que estejam em busca de trabalhadores nas áreas de estudo STEM como ciências, tecnologia, engenharia e matemática. - Novo visto abre caminho para imigrantes que recebam salário acima de $180,000 ...…
Meet x Józef Maciolek, who lives and works in PNG for last 35 years. - Nowa Gwinea jest piękna, tam odnajdujesz siebie- mówi misjonarz Józef Maciołek.
“Queremos unir a nossa voz à voz de todos os brasileiros espalhados pelo mundo que estão como nós chocados com esse crime,” disse Fernanda Duarte, uma das organizadoras do evento em Melbourne. Fernanda conheceu Marielle e nessa entrevista, bastante emocionada, fala do que aprendeu com a vereadora e qual a mensagem que quer trazer aos brasileiro ...…
Vladimir Putin will lead Russia for another six years, after securing an expected victory in the presidential election. Also: the British foreign secretary accuses Russia of stockpiling banned chemical weapons and a teacher from London wins global prize.
With over three-quarters of the vote, Putin wins a clear fourth term as Russia's president. We hear from a supporter and from a chemical weapons consultant ahead of the visit to the UK by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.Image: Russia's President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during a rally at Manezhnaya Square near t ...…
Mohammed bin Salman is coming to the U.S. this week. His ongoing PR campaign seeks to diversify Saudi Arabia's economy and reset its image abroad, but some of his actions have undermined that goal.
Rexit, Russia, and rare poisons. What to make of Tillerson's ouster, and what will it mean for the US and the world? Then, with ANOTHER Russian ex-spy poisoned in Britain and all fingers are pointing at Russia. How should the West respond? And, on election day in Russia, opposition candidate Ksenia Sobchak tells Fareed about challenging Putin f ...…
Turkish troops and their Syrian allies have taken the city of Afrin in northern Syria after a two-month battle. More than 150,000 people have reportedly fled Afrin in recent days, most moving south towards territory controlled by the Syrian government.Also in the programme: Russia insists it never produced nerve agent used in former double agen ...…
PSOL - Partido Socialismo e Liberdade - diz que vai processar quem difamar e caluniar Marielle Franco publicamente, sem provas, com "fake news". - PSOL - Partido Socialismo e Liberdade - diz que vai processar quem difamar e caluniar Marielle Franco publicamente, sem provas, com "fake news".
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