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Cinephile, history fan, and one-time Muscovite Ally Pitts explores contemporary and Soviet-era Russian language cinema one film at a time! The show combines interviews and movie discussion, and features expert guests including authors, journalists, stand-up comedians, and indie podcasters. From time to time, it also tackles Hollywood’s attempts to bring aspects of Russian culture, literature, and history to the Silver Screen.
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Russian Roulette

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Russian Roulette takes a look at the politics, economics, and culture of Russia and Eurasia through both interviews and lively discussion with experts from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and around the world. Hosted by CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program experts Olga Oliker and Jeffrey Mankoff.
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Network Nation

Dr. Hayk Vardanyan

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Network Nation is a Podcast about Armenian Projects worldwide aiming to improve the situation after the war and contribute to Armenia's development. Dr. Hayk Vardanyan, an IT specialist with a scientific background, interviews the representatives of these projects to understand what they do and how interested people can join them.
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Formula Indie Asia, Africa & Oceania is a 2 hours music showcase focused on independent music made in Asia, Africa & Oceania produced by European Indie Music Network info on www.euroindiemusic.info Discover more on https://euroindiemusic.info/formula-indie Country List Algeria, Angola, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Armenia, Georgia Moldova,Ukraine, Israel, Turkey, Russia, Azerbaijan,Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burma, Botswana, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia,Cameroon, Cape Verde, ...
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This is a first hand account of the Armenian Genocide written by a Syrian who had been a Turkish official for three and a half years. His accounts tell of the worst of humanity, and also of the noblest. The noble include families who courageously support each other in the face of death, and Turks who refuse to follow orders to kill, knowing that they shall be executed themselves for their defiance.
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Democracy Support Dialogues is a brand-new monthly podcast that will explore the European Union’s democracy support in the Eastern and Southern Neighbourhoods. From the best practices to the shortcomings of Europe’s democracy support agenda in its Neighbourhoods, this 12-part series will walk through the policies of a variety of institutions and states to harness our collective democratic knowledge. Join the host, Fabian Schöppner, as he speaks with a range of guests and experts on democracy ...
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Weekly review of Armenian News from https://groong.org. Keeping up with news related to Armenia and Armenians can be challenging; the sheer volume of news in the past few years has increased greatly, and the rise of the “Fake News” phenomenon contributing to the erosion of trust in the news media. The diversity of languages used by the worldwide Armenian community also poses a challenge for Armenian news; there is a significant portion of news that originates in Armenian, sometimes in Russia ...
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Country of Dust

Country of Dust

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A lot has been happening in Armenia: war, immigration, shifting alliances, a rising economy, and so much more. Country of Dust tells the stories of the people who are living through this important, in-between moment in Armenia’s history. We capture the odd, inspiring and perplexing ways in which Armenia keeps going, despite the odds. If you want support the show, donate here: https://www.paypal.me/jeremydalmas
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The Thoughtful Travel Podcast with Amanda Kendle is a show for travel lovers. Each episode is packed with travel stories from fellow travel addicts on topics like using foreign languages, meeting the locals, getting lost and what we learn from our travels.
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On the Ground with Samaritan's Purse

On the Ground with Samaritan's Purse

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On the Ground with Samaritan’s Purse is a podcast with Kristy Graham that explores the work we’re doing around the world. Experience what it’s like to be in the field with our teams, and hear first-hand from staff, volunteers, and people we help.
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Uncovering Roots is not just a podcast; it's a journey into the lesser-known narratives that deserve to be heard. Each episode is crafted to immerse listeners in a creative and personal storytelling experience, fostering a connection between the audience and the featured stories. Uncovering Roots will feature a number of stories which will concentrate on the SWANA (South West Asia and North Africa) region and indigenous people across the globe. The podcast aims to appeal to a broad audience ...
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I'm Adopted

I'm Adopted / imadopted.org

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Established in 2015, the I’m Adopted community organisation provides a safe space for adoptees, topics and meet-ups with others. Welcome to our official podcast!
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Tired but can't fall asleep? Here I do my best to find interesting stories from the public domain and read them to you until you fall asleep. The stories are mostly folktales from around the world. Best listened to during work, during commutes, when you are trying to fall asleep, or any time that you need a calm friend to read to you. Enjoy! All of my links can be found here~ https://linktr.ee/Sandmanstoriespresents
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Oi, oi! I'm Pete, your friendly Cockney pub landlord, and welcome to me weekly Pub Quiz podcast! We're livin' in a high-tech world, so I figured it's time to bring the ol' pub quiz online. Join me for a proper laugh and some cheeky banter as we test your general knowledge over a pint (or whatever tickles your fancy). Pull up a chair, grab your favorite drink, and let's get quizzin'! Don't forget to subscribe – you don't wanna miss out, do ya? Cheers, Pete
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​​We are RAIA(ffairs), your podcast for stepping up in international affairs. Get informed on the stories and worries of political leaders, the 'behind the scenes' of decision-makers, and how politics impact and change your life. Join your host Francia, along with a new guest every episode, to discuss the individual policy-maker of the week.
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(Armenian version is below) Young people are innovative, alert and eager to learn in different contexts, both formal and informal, attracted as they are by the newest sources of information through digital communication, social media and the internet. Their development as citizens and professionals deserves the highest priority in state policies and investment. In EaP countries, youth transition from school to work is challenging, owing to economic conditions (low demand, low levels of job c ...
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The Shortwave Radio Audio Archive

The Shortwave Radio Audio Archive

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The Shortwave Radio Audio Archive is a podcast that contains off-air recordings from the shortwaves. These recordings represent the wide variety of stations found on the shortwave, long wave and medium wave radio spectrums (30-30,000 kHz)
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This is the audio podcast for the Armenian Alliance Conversations interview series hosted by Manyak Saakyan on YouTube. This interview series explores topics that are relevant to Armenians in Armenia, Artsakh and the Armenian diaspora communities worldwide. Experts discuss a wide range of topics related to politics, geopolitics, education, healthcare, international law, social issues, Armenian history and more. Each episode has a main topic of discussion, which often leads to discussions abo ...
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The Ready Set Blow Podcast is brought to you each and every Wednesday by Randy Valerio. Randy is a LA-based comedian and podcaster originally hailing from Queens, New York. He tries to make sense of his life and the world around him every week on the podcast by sharing crazy ideas, news, stories, and his adventures with his guests and the listeners.
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Tigran "Tavetti" Avetisyan, Armenian born dj/producer. In 2011, he had his first experiences with the electronic music taking part in the incredible nightlife of beautiful Armenia on the brink of the new millenium. He fell in love with the variety and width of the local music scene and decided to pass this very special athmosphere and philosophy of sound on to his fellow followers, sharing his passion and love for house music. At a very young age He started running his own record label on di ...
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Welcome to I'm Sorry Zero Points. The Eurovision podcast by Irish Eurovision fans Adrian & Seamus. From January to May we bring you all the Eurovision news, song reviews and interviews with Eurovision stars past & present, before flying to the host city for the Eurovision Grand Final. Between podcast episodes follow us on Instagram @sorryzeropointspodcast & on X/Twitter & YouTube @sorryzeropoints If you're a Eurovision superfan and want to help us review the songs email us: imsorryzeropoints ...
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The Philos Project podcast is a weekly news podcast highlighting critical events in the East for a Christian audience in the West. How should we think about the news coming from the region? Join us weekly for a faith-based analysis and breakdown of how events in the Near East impact our security and political life in the West, and how, as Christians, we can advocate for the region.
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Missionary, worship leader, speaker Philip Renner shares his experience of being at the forefront of a worship revival in former USSR for past 4 years. Philip has served as Worship leader and youth pastor at Good News Moscow Church with his father Rick Rick Renner. at Good New Moscow Church a thriving church of 4000 in Moscow. No small feat considering Philip and his family of missionaries are Americans from Oklahoma! Philip and his team Renner Worship has led worship for churches, events fo ...
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An Englishman in California soaking up the sun, I am a WSET Diploma graduate and Certified WSET Educator. I blog about wine, teach it at all levels, and drink plenty of it. Follow me on twitter @mattswineworld or check out my website: matthewsworldofwineanddrink.com
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Finding Raffi

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Raffi Cavoukian is a magical musician. His songs, like “Baby Beluga” and “Down by the Bay,” have wordplay and rhyme schemes that are as crowd-pleasing as they come — sweet, silly sing-alongs for kids and adults alike. But his work is anything but simple. Much like the folk singers who inspired him, a radical philosophy underscores all that he does. In "Finding Raffi,” comedian, writer, and podcaster Chris Garcia takes us on a journey through a 10-part series tracing Raffi’s life from aspirin ...
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Samadhi Show

Sevak Sophia Kirakosyan

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Namaste! Human & Universal wellbeing, personal development, spirituality & science, non-duality, yoga, species' evolution, stillness... these are the topics we'll be covering...
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Women in regions affected by war and forced displacement are highly visible in media accounts. Yet, their resistance against different forms of violence – from so-called domestic abuse to large-scale state violence – often goes unrecognized. Women & War is a platform to learn about powerful women’s struggles for liberation, justice and peace. The podcast amplifies critical contemporary feminist work in the field of war, violence, colonialism, and forced migration. The invited guests – who ar ...
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Hey, you are here to listen to great stories about people, from people and for people. We gonna rock together. And if you breathe freely while listening to Shoonch, it means we do a great job! Come on, breathe with me.
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Uncovered World

Uncovered World

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Raphael Korber Hoffman and Jacob Arbeid interview experts around Cambridge about breaking news and political events across the developing world - bringing new insights to events not often discussed in Western media.
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Money & Macro Talks

Money & Macro Talks

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The official podcast of dr. Joeri Schasfoort, host of YouTube channel Money and Macro. Follow Money and Macro Talks for interviews with leading (macro) economists and financial professionals about monetary and macroeconomics.
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ANN Groong Week in Review - July 14, 2024 Topics: Prospect of Trump Presidency on the Caucasus Mirzoyan at NATO Summit in DC Parade of US Officials in Armenia MPG Poll Review Guest: Hrant Mikaelian - TW/@Hrant_M Hosts: Hovik Manucharyan - TW/@HovikYerevan Asbed Bedrossian - TW/@qubriq Episode 345 | Recorded: July 16, 2024 Subscribe and follow us ev…
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For review: 1. IDF monitored Hamas' Khan Yunis Brigade Commander's residence for weeks before airstrike. Senior Hamas Commander was reported to have been at the compound for significant periods in recent months, 2. Israel is a Real-Time Proving Ground for Layered Air Defense- Short, Medium, & Long-range systems. 3. US & Armenia Conduct Eagle Partne…
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Armenia has made the news in a cultural debate over Israel and the West. Armenia sits in a complex geo-political dynamic in the East that puts it at odds with Israel. Yet the Jews and Armenians of the region have parallel stories that make them natural friends rather than enemies, such as the Holocaust, the Armenian Genocide, global anti-Zionism an…
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Autocratic regimes often use people throughout the population to serve as informants. Why do people choose to become an informant and collaborate with autocracies? And what constitutes justice against these informants once the state democratizes? We discuss a new book on the topic Informers Up Close with its authors Mark Drumbl and Barbora Hola. [ …
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Host Ally Pitts shares news about the BFI's Béla Tarr retrospective season Will Heaven Fall Upon Us? Ally's local, the Ultimate Picture Palace in Oxford is one of the participating UK cinemas. Links mentioned/alluded to in the episode: Béla Tarr retrospective Season at the Ultimate Picture Palace in Oxford For a 30-day free trial of the streaming s…
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For review: 1. Israeli Response: IAF F-35s and F-15s Strike Houthi Port Facilities in Yemen. At least a dozen IAF aircraft, including F-35 stealth fighter jets, F-15 fighters, reconnaissance aircraft and refueling planes were involved in the attack — the latter of which was due to the target being some 1,800 kilometers (1,100 miles) from Israel. 2.…
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For review: 1. Last Story on US-built Gaza Pier (I think). 2. Houthi-launched explosive drone hits Tel Aviv. The drone, identified by the IDF as an Iranian-made Samad-3, had been modified to have an extended range, had flown to the country for several hours at a low altitude. 3. Lebanon files complaint with the UN over GPS jammed Southern Lebanon. …
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Does AIPAC act as a mechanism for Israeli interference in U.S. politics? The accusation AIPAC represents a foreign entity interfering in our domestic politics is not an old one; anti-Zionist/anti-Israel politicians on both sides of the political aisle have peddled this narrative for years. The controversy surrounding AIPAC has come to light followi…
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Developments in Armenia’s Domestic Politics Conversations on Groong - July 19, 2024 Topics: Prospect of a Trump Presidency on the Caucasus Update on political prisoners PACE report Referendum on joining EU Bagrat Srbazan Tavush movement Guest: Hayk Mamijanyan - FB/@hmamij Hosts: Hovik Manucharyan - TW/@HovikYerevan Asbed Bedrossian - TW/@qubriq Epi…
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Ten years ago, Samaritan’s Purse responded to the Ebola outbreak in Liberia. Kristy Graham spoke with our staff who were on the ground from the beginning about their experiences fighting the deadly disease and the suffering they witnessed daily. Hear from the hearts of our team members about how they witnessed God’s faithfulness even as they walked…
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Randy welcomes Tommy Mitchell back to the podcast. The boys open the show discussing Tommy’s college experience as a college lacrosse player. Tommy tells Randy about taking tap dancing lessons during the pandemic. Randy talks about how vulnerability is good, but men have gotten too soft. The fellas talk about growing up in the 90s and how times hav…
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#ghana #folktale In today's stories we will meet the worst child ever, a super speedy chameleon, and Anansi's greed. Enjoy these stories from Barker and Sinclaire. Source: West African Folk-Tales, by William Henry Barker Narrator: Dustin Steichmann Music: Rocking Kumasi Asuoyeboa Sound Effects: Front Yard by Dustin Steichmann Podcast Shoutout: Slav…
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In this episode, we sat down with Roxane de Bergevin to explore the intensifying conflict between DRC President Félix Tshisekedi and Rwandan President Paul Kagame as the M23 rebels advance in Eastern DRC. Tshisekedi accuses Kagame of supporting the M23, leading to destabilization and resource exploitation in the region. We discuss the recent attack…
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In this second part of his journey from the River Jordan to the Mediterranean Sea, across the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Israel, reporter Tim Whewell continues his exploration of the physical and human reality behind the slogan “From the River to the Sea”, a phrase which creates intense controversy. In this podcast he descends from the high rid…
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Since the start of the war between Israel and Hamas last year, the cry “From the River to the Sea” has been heard more and more as a pro-Palestinian slogan. But what river? What sea? And what exactly does the phrase mean? It’s the subject of intense controversy. In this two-part series, reporter Tim Whewell travels from the River Jordan to the Medi…
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We continue with the story of Mr Zahkaria's legacy. He reminisces about the tales his father shared regarding the history of their ancestral village, Mar Bisho, located in the Hakkari Mountains south of Turkey. He recounts how his father explained the origin of the village's name and shares some eyewitness accounts of the assassination of Patriarch…
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Major regulatory changes in 2024 have brought about restricted access to vaping products in Australia. The crackdown on what is dubbed a “major public health issue” could lead to an increased number of teens seeking support to overcome the nicotine addiction, experts think. Learn about the health risks and ways to help young people in their quittin…
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Founder and presenter of the Noqza music program, Ninos Tooma, spoke to SBS Assyrian about an event to be held in honour of Assyrian musician, composer, and brilliant guitarist Rennie Daniel, who passed away a few weeks ago. The event will include his achievements and contribution to Sydney's Assyrian community. The memorial will occur at the Ur-As…
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Armenia’s Draft Law on Mass Surveillance and Government Track Record of Cybersecurity Failures Conversations on Groong Armenia’s Draft Law on Mass Surveillance USAID-funded Deal with AWS Government Track Record of Cybersecurity Failures Guest: Artur Papyan - TW/@ditord Ruben Muradyan - TW/@RubenMuradyan Hosts: Hovik Manucharyan - TW/@HovikYerevan A…
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Join us for another thrilling episode of Pete's Pub Quiz! In this week's trivia challenge, we test your knowledge with a mix of pop culture, history, and general knowledge questions. Here's a sneak peek at some of the questions you'll face: What is the name of the pop star character played by Miley Cyrus on the kids TV show of the same name? And, w…
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For review: 1. US President and Secretary of Defense Statements on Former President Donald Trump assassination attempt. 2. Israeli Prime Minister (Benjamin Netanyahu) press conference at IDF Headquarters in Tel Aviv. Prime Minister discusses strike on Senior Hamas Commander and reasons for the Rafah operation. 3. IDF Chief of Staff Lt. General Herz…
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International(?) man of mystery Lyn Seren joins Ally Pitts to discuss Andrei Tarkovsky's penultimate film. We also talk about rückenfigurs and Milton Keynes artists Boyd & Evans a bit! Links mentioned/alluded to in the episode: International Association for Suicide Prevention’s directory: https://www.iasp.info/suicidalthoughts/ UK: https://www.sama…
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Private Military Corporations have become a growing element of the warfighting landscape. States have historically had a monopoly on the use of military force. But private corporations challenge this monopoly. How much do they increase the lethality and likelihood of war? How much can private corporations be regulated? And what are the challenges t…
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Aggressive driving is a continuum of bad driving behaviours which increase crash risk and can escalate to road rage. People who engage in road rage may be liable for traffic offences in Australia, have their car insurance impacted and most importantly put their lives and those of others at risk. Learn about the expectations around safe, responsible…
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Activist and media personality Maryam Shmoil is one of the founders of Zabu Media, an online video production company based in Nohadra. She talked with SBS Assyrian about her recent visit to Australia, her aims and objectives in establishing this media platform and the festival of Noserdeil in northern Iraq.…
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Spotlight on Silence Topics: - ACPR Report on Police Brutality on June 12 - PACE Report: "The honouring of obligations and commitments by Armenia" - Pretrial Detention Used as Punishment - Spotlight on Political Prisoners / Persecuted - Armen Ashotyan - Avetik Chalabyan Guest: - Rafael Ishkhanyan Hosts: - Hovik Manucharyan - TW/@HovikYerevan - Asbe…
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At 103, Daryawish Zkharya is Australia's oldest living Assyrian. Born in 1920 in a British refugee camp in Baqubah, Iraq, SBS Assyrian has chronicled his remarkable journey over a century in a series of episodes. In this episode, he talks about his birth, life in the camp and moving on to start his life.…
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For review: 1. Israel PM (Benjamin Netanyahu) Denies IDF Withdrawal from Philadelphi Corridor as part of Hostage Negotiations. Israeli PM statement: “The prime minister insists that Israel remain in the Philadelphi Corridor.” 2. NATO to Open Liasson Office in Jordan. 3. Northrup Grumman Ammo Co-Production in Ukraine. Northrup Grumman Spokesperson: …
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Olivier Hubert with BBC presenter Cerys Matthews for the BBC Midwinter Broadcast (Source: BAS and BBC) Many thanks to SRAA contributor, TomL, who shares the following recording of the BBC Midwinter Broadcast to Antarctica, recorded on June 21, 2024 at 21:30 UTC on 11,685 kHz. TomL notes: BBC 2024 Midwinter broadcast to Antarctica. 11685 kHz using A…
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Hurricane Beryl roared through the Caribbean, leaving total destruction in its wake. On Grenada’s Carriacou Island, nearly all structures were destroyed. Less than 24 hours after the storm hit, Samaritan’s Purse began serving those in desperate need of help and hope. Tune in to this week’s episode to hear from Kaitlyn Josten, who joined the first w…
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It's our 6th anniversary! Huzzah! Highlights include: - Audio games - do they actually exist? - Rest assured, Derek Ring is still alive! - Pick N Mix is in the post... - Schrodinger's Cats is a cat game too far... - Mark gets confused between real and imaginary... - How exactly do you say duchy? - We need some listeners from Genovia... - Is Narnia …
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On this week's episode, Max and Michael Kimmage sat down with Dmitri Alperovitch, chairman of Silverado Policy Institute, to discuss Dmitri's recent book, "World on the Brink: How America Can Beat China in the Race for the Twenty-First Century." Recorded on July 2, 2024, the conversation covers the geopolitical parallels between the European and In…
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Handren Seavey is back on the show this week. The boys open the show discussing the politics of the war in Ukraine. Randy has a theory about the only way Trump could possibly lose his supporters. The guys shift gears and talk about funny accidents. Handren tells Randy about the joys of being a parent. This leads to a convo about advances in genetic…
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Does the U.S. public care about Israel and, more broadly, domestic and international terrorism? The recent U.S. presidential debates highlighted the diverging policy positions of former President Trump and incumbent President Biden regarding Israel and the Middle East. Recent polling shows that while concerns over terrorism and protecting U.S. inte…
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#georgia #kartli #folktale An apple a day keeps the nine headed devi away. Also, be sure your mom isn't sending you off on errands that might get you killed. Enjoy! Source: Georgian Folk Tales Translated by Marjory Wardrop Narrator: Dustin Steichmann Music: SHIDA KARTLI - region in Georgia(with music Meufe Zenoni ) - by GEORGIAN svani Sound Effects…
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For review: 1. Hezbollah to cross-border Stop Attacks with Israel-Hamas Ceasefire. Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah said Wednesday his Lebanese terror group would accept Palestinian ally Hamas’s decision on Gaza hostage negotiations and would stop cross-border attacks on Israel if a ceasefire were reached. 2. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken at…
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