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In an overwhelmingly woke comedic landscape, right-leaning stand-up Geoff Norcott is a rare beast. In WMPT he gets to the heart of what ordinary people think about social and political issues. Whatever the contentious subject – he’ll be honest and blunt, but without being a dick. Mostly. Geoff has appeared on Live at the Apollo, Mash Report, Question Time, Mock the Week and pops up frequently on UK political debate programmes. He’s also written for shows ranging from Have I Got News For You ...
 
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Breakdown
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Breakdown podcast returns with hosts Bill Rankin and Christian Boone. In our seventh season, we examine the deadly police shooting of Afghanistan war veteran Anthony Hill. Hill was not only unarmed when he was gunned down in March 2015, he was naked. The 28-year-old was struggling with bipolar disorder and was off his medication. But Police Officer Chip Olsen didn’t know that when he responded to a 911 call about a nude man wandering around a metro Atlanta ...
 
U.S. and world political news analysis by a merry band of (mostly) left-leaning geeks who are neither qualified nor paid to do it. Smart. Exciting. Funny. Mysterious. Sexy? To put it another way: radio pundit amateur hour.
 
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This is War
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A raw look at the combat and homecoming experience from American veterans who have been deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan. “This Is War” chronicles the trials of combat vets both abroad and at home.
 
This podcast is for individual interviews on the Scott Horton Show. See the Q & A show feed to hear Scott answer listener questions and for the full show archives. Scott Horton is the author of Fool’s Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan, and is the host of the Scott Horton Show podcast. He has conducted over 5,000 interviews with authors, journalists, activists, and whistleblowers on the most important foreign policy issues since 2003.
 
Season 01: NOT FORGOTTEN. Marines and Sailors who served with 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines during the 2008 deployment to Afghanistan.
 
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Hazard Ground
Weekly
 
Servicemembers from across the military, sharing their accounts of combat and survival. Hosted by sports talk radio host and Army veteran, Mark Zinno, this podcast brings you firsthand accounts of war, with a perspective you only get from someone who has lived through it. From WWII to Vietnam, Somalia, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, hear inspirational stories of service and resiliency from those who have fought on and off the battlefield!
 
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Toranj
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This programme is generously supported by the Ethnic Communities Development Fund.We are a group of Iranian students from the University of Canterbury Iranian Students Association. We hope to introduce Persian culture and our beautiful Farsi language to the Canterbury community.Our goal is to provide information to new immigrants and to share important news for Farsi speakers as well as our culture with English speakers.Topics include Persian literature, traditions and special occasions on t ...
 
A fascinating discussion of current national and international security issues. I interview experts on different subjects. More often than not, the discussion ends with a heated (but friendly) debate between me and my guest. So far we have covered issues ranging from the future of NATO, violence and law enforcement in Mexico, defense policy in Canada, the US and Mexico, North Korea, cybersecurity, organized crime, PUTIN, afghanistan... you name it we have covered it or will eventually do so. ...
 
What's been happening around the world and why it matters
 
*Ranked "A 2019 Top Podcast" by Stitcher* Join Air Force F-35 fighter pilot Major Justin Lee as he interviews world-class performers. From NASA astronauts to NFL Super Bowl Champions to Top Gun fighter pilots to Founders and CEO's of companies--he talks with the top people in their field so that you can be ahead of the curve at your job. He dives into their routines and mindset behind success--exploring decision making, prioritization, exercise, time management, self-talk, and more. Major Le ...
 
Radio program in Uyghur / Уйғурчә / ئۇيغۇرچە‎ for China, Kazakhstan and Afghanistan from Adventist World Radio
 
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Eyes Left Podcast
Monthly
 
EYES LEFT is a military podcast hosted by two anti-war Army veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars, Spenser Rapone and Mike Prysner, covering issues from a left-wing and socialist perspective. EYES LEFT gives updates and progressive commentary on military news, war developments, failings of military leadership, veterans’ issues, radical military history, and how US troops can resist Trump.
 
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Pod Save the World
Weekly
 
“Pod Save America” cohost Tommy Vietor thought foreign policy was boring and complicated until he got the education of a lifetime working for President Obama’s National Security Council. His new show “Pod Save the World” will bring you behind the scenes into White House Situation Room meetings and secret negotiations through a series of conversations with people who were there.
 
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Conversations
Daily
 
Spend an hour in someone else's life. Conversations draws you deeper into the life story of someone you may have heard about, but never met.
 
A five-time Emmy winning SNL comedy writer/producer, joins a four-time #1 NYT bestselling author, a three-time highest-rated national progressive radio host, a two-time Grammy winning artist, and a former US Senator. So, it gets a little crowded in the booth when Al talks public policy and sometimes political comedy with notable guests. Think “The Daily” without the resources of the NYTimes.
 
Join us from Kabul Afghanistan while we discuss jiu jitsu, grappling and fighting in general also with a healthy dose of regular life topics. Nothing is off subject.
 
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The Intelligence
Daily
 
Get a daily burst of global illumination from The Economist’s worldwide network of correspondents as they dig past the headlines to get to the stories beneath—and to stories that aren’t making headlines, but should be.
 
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The Leg it Podcast
Semanal
 
3rd February 2019 marks 10 years since former Royal Marine Andy Grant was blown up in Afghanistan consequently facing life as an amputee. Since that date, he's achieved incredible success - becoming the worlds fastest single leg amputee over 10km, climbed various mountains both literally and mentally. The Leg it Podcast showcases some of the people Andy has met during these 10 years - both in the public eye and not. Andy is joined by Tom Wickstead where they talk to these individuals and und ...
 
It is a known fact that war and high levels of tension can change a person. Sometimes, the road back into mainstream society can be just as difficult as one’s time in the Service — overseas and at home. And when the support disappears... We all need a voice to speak out, so we don’t get forgotten. It’s time to remember the sacrifices of our Armed Forces — past, present, and future. Remember the Fallen Sgt Dave served in Afghanistan, returning home with a tale of perseverance and survival. He ...
 
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Worldly
Weekly
 
We live in a confusing time, bombarded every day with news from around the world that can be hard to follow, or fully understand. Let Worldly be your guide. Every Thursday, senior writer Zack Beauchamp, senior foreign editor Jennifer Williams, and staff defense writer Alex Ward give you the history and context you need to make sense of the moment and navigate the world around you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
In an overwhelmingly woke comedic landscape, right-leaning stand-up Geoff Norcott is a rare beast. In WMPT he gets to the heart of what ordinary people think about social and political issues. Whatever the contentious subject – he’ll be honest and blunt, but without being a dick. Mostly. Geoff has appeared on Live at the Apollo, Mash Report, Question Time, Mock the Week and pops up frequently on UK political debate programmes. He’s also written for shows ranging from Have I Got News For You ...
 
Features stories about life on the front lines in Afghanistan, created by the military men and women who serve. Provided by ISAF Joint Command.
 
Features headlines about service members serving in Afghanistan. Produced by American Forces Network Afghanistan.
 
2014 is widely seen as marking a watershed for Afghanistan with its legacy of 35 years of conflict and one of the world's largest populations in protracted displacement. International military forces are being withdrawn and the country is 'in transition', and there is still considerable uncertainty about the capacity of the country to address the challenges of return, integration and reintegration, protection, access to rights, and continuing displacement. FMR 46 contains 21 articles on Afgh ...
 
Insight, wit and analysis as BBC correspondents, journalists and writers take a closer look at the stories behind the headlines. Presented by Kate Adie and Pascale Harter.
 
Foreign correspondent and world affairs editor John Simpson has risked life and limb reporting for the BBC for over 52 years. The Tiananmen Square massacre, Iraq, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, Bosnia – you name it he was there. He’s been punched by a UK Prime Minister, bombed by US ‘friendly fire’, watched Saddam Hussein’s execution and whilst experimenting with some hallucinogenic offerings in the deepest Amazon was once hugged by a six foot goldfish wearing sunglasses. On season 1 of John Simpson ...
 
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Freedom File
Monthly
 
This newscast series reports on the ongoing missions of military service members deployed to Afghanistan. Provided by American Forces Network Afghanistan.
 
Join Andy and Felicity as they obsess about people throwing and hitting a cricket ball around because whatever happens that’s way preferable than thinking about the actual world right now.
 
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FT News in Focus
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News features and analysis from Financial Times reporters around the world. FT News in Focus is produced by Fiona Symon.
 
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In Their Boots
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IN THEIR BOOTS is a compelling new magazine show about the dramatic impact the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are having on us - the people here at home. The show will feature our Iraq and Afghanistan service men and women and their families in stories and situations that have universal appeal.
 
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Economist Radio
Daily
 
The Economist was founded in 1843 "to throw white light on the subjects within its range". For more from The Economist visit http://shop.economist.com/collections/audio
 
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Fiber Nation
Monthly
 
Fiber Nation is a knitting podcast that goes beyond knitting. Join host Allison Korleski as she talks with people from all corners of the yarniverse: designers and dyers, shepherds and spinners, publishers and pathfinders. From family farms in the American heartland to a woman’s cooperative in Afghanistan, each episode explores what connects us as knitters and makers.
 
True stories for English speakers learning Spanish. From the makers of Duolingo, the most popular language-learning app, comes a new podcast that delivers fascinating real-life stories in easy-to-understand Spanish with English narration. These are not language lessons; they’re life lessons through language. Hosted by Martina Castro, co-founder of NPR’s Radio Ambulante.
 
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The Intelligence
Daily
 
Get a daily burst of global illumination from The Economist’s worldwide network of correspondents as they dig past the headlines to get to the stories beneath—and to stories that aren’t making headlines, but should be.
 
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World Football
Weekly
 
BBC World Football leading the conversation on the global game.
 
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The Forum
Weekly
 
Discover world history, culture and ideas with today’s leading experts.
 
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Boots On The Ground
شهريا
 
Love and Support our Troops in Words and Deeds
 
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The World Today
Daily+
 
The World Today is a comprehensive current affairs program which backgrounds, analyses, interprets and encourages debate on events and issues of interest and importance to all Australians.
 
Hosted by CNN's Jake Tapper, State of the Union features interviews with top newsmakers on politics and policy - covering Washington, the country and the world.
 
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Victory Institute
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Discussing matters affecting American liberty and security.
 
Echoes of India is the story of India like you've never heard it before. Host Anirudh Kanisetti takes you on a journey through its wonders, from the Greek art of Afghanistan to the to the thriving ports of Tamil Nadu. Along the way, monks debate, queens boast, and armies roar. From philosophy to politics to economics, the past comes back to life - noisy, breathing, as thriving as the Indian subcontinent is today.
 
A Chaplain of Marines Speaks His Heart and Mind from the Front Lines of Afghanistan - Fr. David Alexander, an Antiochian priest and chaplain with the United States Marine Corps, gives us a window into life with his Marines as they battle in Afghanistan and his struggle to be a shepherd in their midst.
 
A weekly discussion of the geopolitical implications of current events in the Asia-Pacific, hosted by Ankit Panda from The Diplomat, with regular guests.
 
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Veterans Coming Home
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Sharing veterans' stories, opportunities, and challenges.
 
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War Stories
मासिक
 
From the two World Wars, to Korea, Vietnam and today’s conflicts, War Stories reveals the courage and sacrifice of the Americans who serve in our nation’s military.
 
The Podcast of Doom explores the famous and consequential catastrophes, cataclysms, disasters and emphatically bad decisions of world history. If you like fires, volcanoes, floods, maritime disasters, civil conflict, industrial accidents and the foibles of human nature then I invite you to listen to the Podcast of Doom. We will travel around the world and through time to analyze famous calamities and how they occurred.
 
In Intelligence Matters, former acting Director of the CIA Michael Morell, speaks with top leaders of the U.S. intelligence community as they reflect on their life, career and the critical roles they play in shaping national security policies. As a central figure in the most significant U.S. counter-terror efforts of the past two decades and a former CIA intelligence analyst, Morell is uniquely skilled at taking industry leading knowledge to make connections that provide deep insight into co ...
 
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After the oppressive rule of the Taliban, music is again flourishing within Afghanistan — and some of its best artists are women. Meet the all-female Zohra Orchestra.
 
Afghanistan coach Anoush Dastgir talks about the challenges he faces. And the former Chelsea and Norway striker Tore Andre Flo looks back on his career and also tells us about the role he's had developing the likes of Mason Mount and Tammy Abraham.Picture: Afghan goalkeeper Ovays Azizi with Qatari fans in the background in the World Cup Qualifi ...…
 
Adam Wunische joins the show to discuss his work in assessing the true costs of the war in Afghanistan and the future of the American military there. He and Scott remind us that most metrics used to describe the costs of war assume that you can put a value on the loss of human lives, the physical and mental suffering of soldiers who do come hom ...…
 
As Afghanistan goes to the polls this weekend, Lyse Doucet reflects on the country's paused peace talks.Frank Gardner finds service with a smile in Saudi Arabia, but wonders if conflict could interrupt the kingdom’s economic reforms.There's a birthday parade in Beijing next week, as the People's Republic of China celebrates its 70th anniversary ...…
 
The country is set for another violent and disputed election. But the fact that Afghans will head to the polls anyway is an encouraging story. Insurance could mitigate the risks that climate change presents to lives and livelihoods—if it weren’t threatening the insurance industry, too. And, a look back at the life of Jan Ruff O’Herne, a courage ...…
 
Afghan vet and Dem Rising Star Jason Kander discusses his decision to put aside politics to treat his PTSD and his work meeting the housing and treatment needs of vets suffering from the psychological wounds of war. Learn more at VeteransCommunityProject.org
 
Catalonia erupted this week after a Spanish Supreme Court decision to jail a group of separatist leaders for their part in organising an illegal independence referendum. The regional government attacked the sentences and thousands took to the streets in protest. Katie Martin discusses what happens next, with Daniel Dombey, FT correspondent in M ...…
 
Over the past two decades the Global Fund has fought the spread of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, but now many in the field fear its progress is under threat. The founder and CEO of language-learning app Duolingo, Luis von Ahn, on his plans to help the 750m illiterate adults in the world learn to read. And, why net-zero carbon emissions target ...…
 
Amid the growing disquiet in Hong Kong are a few survivors of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre. These once-moderate voices are changing their minds about whether the protesters should keep provoking the Chinese government. Even as a currency crisis unfolds, Lebanon’s central bank is keeping things stable—so far. The bank has a solid history, ...…
 
Amid the growing disquiet in Hong Kong are a few survivors of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre. These once-moderate voices are changing their minds about whether the protesters should keep provoking the Chinese government. Even as a currency crisis unfolds, Lebanon’s central bank is keeping things stable—so far. The bank has a solid history, ...…
 
Amid the growing disquiet in Hong Kong are a few survivors of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre. These once-moderate voices are changing their minds about whether the protesters should keep provoking the Chinese government. Even as a currency crisis unfolds, Lebanon’s central bank is keeping things stable—so far. The bank has a solid history, ...…
 
In this episode of Intelligence Matters, host Michael Morell speaks with former senior CIA operations officer Marc Polymeropoulos, who retired from the agency in June after nearly three decades of service in a number of overseas posts. Polymeropoulos discusses the training he received at CIA, the art of recruiting and running assets, and the va ...…
 
Tommy and Ben talk about disaster unfolding in Syria, fact check Trump’s claim that he’s ending wars, explain who the Kurds are and why they’re US allies, survey the international reaction to Turkey’s offensive in Syria and explain why nuclear weapons make everything more complicated. Then they talk through the latest on impeachment and the cor ...…
 
In this installment, Chris discusses the many things Tulsi Gabbard is not, Joe Biden revealing himself yet again, Elizabeth Warren’s performance as the center-of-the-debate figure, Buttigieg on the attack, and the success of Andrew Yang’s campaign. Episode 435 By the way, if you want to donate to the show… https://www.paypal.me/DWATG https://ww ...…
 
Persian culture and information for Persian immigrants in Farsi language
 
We often think of endurance in terms of the physical, how much we can do before we’re out of our depth, but things like psychological and emotional endurance contribute so much to our experiences. David McConnell’s 20-year military career was a test of his physical endurance, but it wasn’t until he retired that he learned about the other kinds.…
 
Out of prison: Jock Palfreeman awaits his fate at the hands of Bulgaria's justice system; police rescue five children locked in a dungeon on a Dutch farm; and the mother of a drug overdose victim says she'll keep fighting for pill testing at music festivals.
 
After over a decade behind bars and nearly a month after being granted parole, Australian Jock Palfreeman has been released from detention in Bulgaria.
 
The NSW Premier has been accused of putting lives at risk, by rejecting a suggestion to introduce pill testing at music festivals. One parent, whose daughter died at a festival from a drug overdose, says the Premier is failing to keep people safe.
 
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says he is committed to delivering a budget surplus, despite IMF slashing Australia's outlook to just 1.7 per cent growth in 2019 from earlier, more bullish predictions.
 
As the conflict in Syria continues, journalist and author Robin Wright discusses the broader geopolitical implications of Russia's assumption of US patrols with The World Today's Rachel Mealey.
 
Dutch authorities are investigating the discovery of what they believe are a man and five of his now adult children in a confined space at a rural property.
 
Bulgaria has taken action after football fans gave Nazi salutes and hurled racist abuse during a match against England, sparking worldwide condemnation. Bulgaria's football president has stood down after calls to quit from the nation's Prime Minister.
 
Juliet Rieden traces the story of her Czech father, who was taken as a child refugee to Britain a week before the Nazis arrived in Prague, and thus spared the fate of his extended family
 
What causes poverty? Rachana Shanbhogue interviews this year’s winners of the Nobel prize for economics—Esther Duflo, Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer. Their pioneering work has changed the understanding of one of the hardest problems in economics: why do some countries grow rich while others stay poor? Plus, Europe’s Nordic banks are embroi ...…
 
My guest today is Jim Abbott, a pitcher who played for 10 seasons in the Major Leagues. Despite being born with only one hand, he won the James Sullivan Award as the nation's best amateur athlete and then went on to win a gold medal in the Summer Olympics. He is one of only 8 players in the last 40 years to skip the minor leagues and make his d ...…
 
Twelve candidates take to the stage again tonight, with two clear front-runners. We ask how the winnowing field reflects the mood of the party. We also examine an unlikely candidate in a lesser-watched race: that for the Republican nomination. And, why the shattering of the two-hour-marathon mark has much to do with snazzy footwear. For informa ...…
 
Twelve candidates take to the stage again tonight, with two clear front-runners. We ask how the winnowing field reflects the mood of the party. We also examine an unlikely candidate in a lesser-watched race: that for the Republican nomination. And, why the shattering of the two-hour-marathon mark has much to do with snazzy footwear. For informa ...…
 
Twelve candidates take to the stage again tonight, with two clear front-runners. We ask how the winnowing field reflects the mood of the party. We also examine an unlikely candidate in a lesser-watched race: that for the Republican nomination. And, why the shattering of the two-hour-marathon mark has much to do with snazzy footwear. For informa ...…
 
When Anthony Hill was killed by DeKalb County Police Officer Robert “Chip” Olsen in 2015 he became the latest casualty in a growing crisis: One in every four people shot and killed by police is suffering from mental illness. Why do police encounters with the mentally ill turn deadly so often? And would Hill be alive today if DeKalb had done mor ...…
 
After the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, Jason Robinson felt a calling to serve in the military. Notably, he felt it was his duty to serve having been born into a free society - a way to earn his citizenship. He also wanted to do his part to ensure the U.S. military didn’t revert back to a draft to fight the Global War on Terror - som ...…
 
Australian journalist Kumi Taguchi grapples with divided loyalties after the death of her father
 
The US President slaps Turkey with sanctions over its invasion of northern Syria; the RBA signals more interest rate cuts despite the risk of a property bubble; and the young women keeping Afghanistan's deep musical traditions alive.
 
US Vice President Mike Pence is being sent to the Middle East, saying he's been asked to pursue a ceasefire, while the US President slaps new sanctions on Turkey to pressure the country's President.
 
Queensland's new police commissioner is under growing pressure to fire a senior constable who leaked the personal details of a domestic violence victim to her former partner.
 
Scientists say they've discovered a fungus here in Australia that could provide a safer, and potentially less addictive, alternative to traditional opioid-based pain killers.
 
Lengthy jail sentences for those responsible for carrying out an illegal independence referendum two years ago in Spain's Catalonia region have resulted in large and angry protests in Barcelona.
 
Scott interviews Joe Lauria about his recent Consortium News piece calling out the failures of The New Yorker’s Jane Mayer and the rest of the mainstream media’s “investigative journalists” to actually do any investigative journalism with respect to the Ukraine impeachment inquiry. Lauria points out that at the very least, Joe Biden is guilty o ...…
 
Oh my god!!!!! I cant believe I did this! Yup, this episode of the podcast looks at why the use of the atomic bomb may have justified. Any remaining friends that I have - with this episode - thats it. I think even my family is gonna disown me. WARNING: This is EXTREMELY controvertial. If you are not open minded, dont bother listening. However, ...…
 
The workplace philosophy of WeWork founder Adam Neumann was at the heart of his global real estate company. But WeWork is imploding after a recent IPO was shelved and Mr Neumann has been removed as CEO. Pilita Clark discusses how the company got into such difficulties and what this signifies for the property markets with Andrew Edgecliffe Johns ...…
 
Turkey’s violent strikes on north-eastern Syria came as swiftly as America’s withdrawal. The overwhelmed Kurds, once America’s staunch allies against Islamic State, now want protection from Syria’s Russian-backed forces. “Microfinance” experiments are intended to alleviate poverty, but in Sri Lanka one trial has gone badly wrong. And, why China ...…
 
Turkey’s violent strikes on north-eastern Syria came as swiftly as America’s withdrawal. The overwhelmed Kurds, once America’s staunch allies against Islamic State, now want protection from Syria’s Russian-backed forces. “Microfinance” experiments are intended to alleviate poverty, but in Sri Lanka one trial has gone badly wrong. And, why China ...…
 
Turkey’s violent strikes on north-eastern Syria came as swiftly as America’s withdrawal. The overwhelmed Kurds, once America’s staunch allies against Islamic State, now want protection from Syria’s Russian-backed forces. “Microfinance” experiments are intended to alleviate poverty, but in Sri Lanka one trial has gone badly wrong. And, why China ...…
 
Andy Firth is an English professional footballer who plays for Scottish Premiership club Rangers as a goalkeeper. 📷 FOLLOW The Leg it Podcast ON INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/thelegitpodcast WATCH on YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWoCyImTwCV8Dzjv6PrS-lQ 🎧 SUBSCRIBE ON SPOTIFY: https://spoti.fi/2DGLtVb 🎧 SUBSCRIBE ON APPLE POD ...…
 
New footage has emerged showing thousands of dead fish in the Menindee Lakes system; Kurdish fighters and Syrian government troops have agreed to join forces; and how far can we physically push the body?
 
Last year millions of fish were killed in the area, near Broken Hill in far Western NSW, and locals fear this summer could be even worse.
 
The banks are in the spotlight again with another inquiry being launched into their conduct.
 
One of Australia's top businessmen says foreign investors will be wary about yet another inquiry in the banking system.
 
There's been a dramatic development in the conflict in northern Syria with Kurdish fighters and Syrian government troops agreeing to join forces to repel the Turkish incursion.
 
Peter Galbraith is a former American diplomat who has for years also been a senior adviser to the Kurds in both Syria and Iraq.
 
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