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News comes at you fast. Join us at the end of your day to understand it. Today, Explained is your all killer, no filler, Monday to Friday news explainer co-hosted by Sean Rameswaram and Noel King. Every episode features the finest reporters from the Vox Media Podcast Network and beyond.
 
Each week, Squiz Shortcuts gives you the backstory to the big news stories. In the usual Squiz tone, we'll keep it short and sharp, and opinion-free. If you're interested in the news but sometimes find there is a whole lot of assumed knowledge which makes it confusing and time-consuming to get across - Squiz Shortcuts is for you. The Squiz is your shortcut to being informed.
 
Geopolitical turmoil. A warming planet. Authoritarians on the rise. We live in a chaotic world that’s rapidly shifting around us. “On Shifting Ground with Ray Suarez” explores international fault lines and how they impact us all. Each week, NPR veteran Ray Suarez hosts conversations with journalists, leaders and policy experts to help us read between the headlines – and give us hope for human resilience. A co-production of World Affairs and KQED.
 
The World Affairs Council of Charleston (WACC) WACC presents programs which feature distinguished presenters from governments, academic organizations and the business community. The speakers present timely lectures on international events affecting our lives. A lively question and answer period follows the presentations. For more information, please go to www.waccharleston.org
 
A jaunty walk through the burning ruins of the old world, the one we all live in now, and a guide to avoiding the worst pitfalls along the road to a better world. It Could Happen Here season 1 ended with the possibility of a second civil war. It Could Happen Here Daily with Robert Evans, accepts collapse as a given, and tries to provide a roadmap to survival.
 
Welcome to NewzKidz! A new weekly podcast covering global news stories and current affairs, presented by Rose (age 9) and Zara (age 11) along with co-presenters Aiza (age 9 ) and Laurie (age 7). Tune in to hear us talk about what's important in our world today, what's making the news headlines, and why kids should care. You can discuss our stories with your friends, parents and teachers, and let us know what you think.
 
An ex-Al Qaeda jihadi turned MI6 spy and a former monk turned filmmaker, have been embedded at the heart of conflicts in the Middle East. Together Aimen Dean and Thomas Small unpack the realities of war, fundamentalism and their global implications through first-hand experience.
 
On Interpreting India, every two weeks, we bring in voices from India and around the globe to unpack how technology, the economy, and foreign policy impact India’s relationship with the world. Interpreting India is a Carnegie India production and is hosted by Carnegie scholars. In season 2, Srinath Raghavan passes the mic to a new generation of hosts, his colleagues at Carnegie, who will explore the questions that hold the potential to alter India’s trajectory through the coming decade.
 
ABC News Daily is the podcast that helps you understand the issues affecting your world. Every episode, host Samantha Hawley walks through one story with the help of an ABC colleague or expert in under 15 minutes. When you want coverage you can trust, listen to ABC News Daily.
 
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The Cable with Gregory Feifer - saving democracy one podcast at a time! We address the threats to democracy in Europe and the transatlantic relationship, with a particular focus on backsliding countries in Central Europe.
 
Join Fernando Augusto Pacheco for a spin through the hits and misses of the world’s music charts, from the sublime to the ridiculous and everything in between. Whether it’s tropical treats from his native Brazil, a surprise hip-hop smash in Mongolia or the latest Swedish pop sensation, Fernando is on hand every week to ensure you never miss a beat.
 
Get the best reporting and storytelling on television from 60 Minutes - on your schedule. Now you can listen to the show in its entirety every week. 60 Minutes is the most successful broadcast in television history with more than 80 Emmys under its belt. 60 Minutes offers unbiased reporting on politics, in-depth investigations and important adventures from around the world- like no one else.
 
“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. On “Pod Save the World,” he and former deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes break down the latest developments and bring you behind the scenes with the people who were there. New episodes every Wednesday.
 
A forensic, fast-paced and sometimes irreverent take on the news that you won't find elsewhere. Using a unique ten-screen studio, we'll break down the news through analysing the data, the facts, the videos and the digital noise.​
 
Hi. I’m Paul Adamson, the founder and editor of E!Sharp, an online magazine about the European Union and its place in the world. These podcasts are me “in conversation with” personalities that I think have interesting things to say and who may not be known to wider audiences. The conversations are deliberately informal and are designed to be illuminating as well as, hopefully, entertaining.
 
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Climate change and war have flung millions of people on the move, who often seek safe harbor in the very countries responsible for their displacement. But despite the lofty ideals and supposed simplicity of international refugee law, it turns out borders are not really the fixed lines on a map we imagine them to be. Guests: Deborah Anker is Clinica…
 
MR. McTAVISH: GOES TO THE COMMUNITY PARK by Bon Kay Mr. McTavish's love for taking rides with Gma inspires her to take him everywhere she goes, especially when children are involved. McTavish knows they will have fun when children will be there. He loves their unconditional love. Join Mr. McTavish and Gma on their next journey to visit some very sp…
 
A report has recommended alcohol restrictions in Alice Springs be urgently extended, as the community grapples with how to stop a worrying crime wave. After a tense week in the town, today we speak to an ABC reporter based there to discuss what next for the people of Alice Springs and those in the townships and remote communities surrounding it.Fea…
 
The demolition of a village in Germany to allow the expansion of a coal mine has, unsurprisingly, turned out to be hugely controversial.Police clashed with climate change activists trying to stop the bulldozing of Lützerath. Government ministers argue that with gas supplies from Russia now cut off because of the conflict in Ukraine, coal power is n…
 
Human trafficking figures drop for the first time in 20 years, but the good news ends there. The UN says the drop is less a result of active prevention and more a consequence of reduced reporting and detection. Guests: Anxhela BruciFounder of Empowerfull Philippa SouthwellManaging Director of Southwell and Partners Sunny SlaughterFounder of Sunny S…
 
Relebogile Mabotja is joined by Dr Ryan Fuller | Psychiatrist, looking at Society can have stereotyped views about mental ill health. Some people believe people with mental health problems are dangerous when in fact, they are at a higher risk of being attacked or harming themselves than hurting other people. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy …
 
Kate Adie presents stories from Pakistan Ukraine, Gibraltar, Uzbekistan and NamibiaMore than 100 people were killed in an attack targeting police in a high security mosque in the northern city of Peshawar in Pakistan earlier this week. An investigation is now underway as to how the bomber managed to enter the high-security zone. Caroline Davies wen…
 
*) Erdogan vows to advance Türkiye, relays concern over anti-Muslim rhetoricTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his administration is preparing Türkiye to become a global power with massive investments in infrastructure.President Erdogan says the “Turkish Century” will see Türkiye becoming one of the most prominent countries in the world wi…
 
This week, a parliamentary committee questioned Gymnastics Canada CEO, Ian Moss, about his organization’s response to allegations of misconduct against a national team coach.The national gymnastics federation is just the latest in a growing list of sports organizations that have faced scrutiny for their handling of allegations of abuse and miscondu…
 
Following the exit of US forces in 2021, the Taliban rolled back into power almost immediately. They promised that they had learnt from previous mistakes and did not want to minimalize the role of women. However, little over 18 months later and the Taliban have just announced that women were now banned from the universities and working for NGO’s, j…
 
Cattle are part of Uruguay’s DNA. There are around 4 cows to every one of their tiny 3.5 million population of people and beef is their main export. But how do they compete against their mighty, better known neighbours; Argentina and Brazil? In this week’s Assignment Jane Chambers travels to the country’s lush, green pastures to find out about how …
 
The city of Memphis laid Tyre Nichols to rest Wednesday three weeks after he died from a brutal beating by police. Mourners celebrated Nichols' life and issued a call for justice. Vice President Kamala Harris criticized the officers and said it was time for Congress to pass a federal law to reform policing. Amna Nawaz reports. PBS NewsHour is suppo…
 
In our news wrap Wednesday, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates by just a quarter point and said more hikes are likely, a winter storm disrupted life across the southern U.S. for a third day, the FBI searched President Biden's vacation home in Delaware but found no additional classified documents and a Russian rocket strike smashed into a res…
 
For the first time in nearly eight years, a cabinet member has visited Somalia. U.S. Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield's trip to Mogadishu comes as the region faces one of the world's most acute humanitarian crises, caused primarily by local and international conflict, climate change, and COVID. Nick Schifrin reports on the crisis and sp…
 
Pope Francis has urged an end to the armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo at one of his largest masses ever. The pope is in the Central African nation's capital, Kinshasa, for a three-day visit to promote peace as he seeks to reshape the Catholic Church's global image. Special correspondent Chris Ocamringa reports. PBS NewsHour is sup…
 
In its first hearing of the year, the House Judiciary Committee focused on how the Biden administration has handled record-high numbers at the southern border and other immigration issues. Lisa Desjardins has been following it all and reports on how Republicans are making border security a key part of their agenda. PBS NewsHour is supported by - ht…
 
The College Board released the official framework of a new Advanced Placement course on African American Studies. It comes after criticism from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis who said the initial curriculum violated a state law limiting teachings on race in public schools. David Coleman and Brandi Waters of the College Board joined Geoff Bennett to disc…
 
There have been well over 3,500 firearm deaths in the U.S. so far in 2023, including the recent mass shootings in California. That's according to a database by the Gun Violence Archive. William Brangham traveled to Oregon earlier this year to explore a voter-approved measure that aims to reduce gun violence. But as he discovered, the new law has sh…
 
Wednesday marks 20 years since the space shuttle Columbia disintegrated on its way home. The tragedy not only killed all seven astronauts on board but also was the beginning of the end for the space shuttle program and changed how we explore space now. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien spoke with retired astronaut and Senator Mark Kelly about the…
 
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Alice Springs has been in the national spotlight for all the wrong reasons over the past couple of weeks after a shocking escalation of crime in the town forced the PM to take action. So in this episode of Squiz Shortcuts, we take a look at what it's been like living in Alice lately, how things got so bad, and the complicated history behind all the…
 
We had eight successive rate rises last year, but it didn't stop Australians from spending up big over the summer.It's meant inflation has continued to rise: it was 7.8 per cent in the December quarter, the highest in 33 years. So will the summer spending bring autumn pain?Today, AMP senior economist, Diana Mousina, on why 2023 might be tougher fin…
 
A recent report alleges that some of the world's best-loved fashion brands are engaging in "unfair practices". Cheap fashion relies on cheap labour, which in turn, is affecting up to 12 million people in Bangladesh. Is there enough awareness among consumers about the exploitation of workers?Guests:Fiona GoochSenior Policy Adviser at Transform Trade…
 
At the Davos meeting of the World Economic Forum this year, the heads of global politics and finance wrestled with the question of whether the era of globalisation is coming to an end. The conclusion? It depends on who you ask.Guests:Inderjeet Parmar Professor of International PoliticsStella Ladi Queen Mary University of LondonJames Mittelman Profe…
 
As leaders from Latin American and Caribbean countries met for a summit in Buenos Aires, Brazil and Argentina announced plans for a new common currency that would promote regional cooperation. With left-leaning governments coming to power in Brazil and across the region, could this be a new era for Latin America? We speak with the Coordinator of th…
 
Relebogile Mabotja speaks to Chris Wood, Network International Regional MD for Southern Africa on how South African technology will to help create new locally relevant digital payment offerings and experiences for businesses and consumers Chris Wood | Network International Regional MD for Southern Africa See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy info…
 
Over the past month, Israelis have taken to the streets in massive demonstrations. They're opposed to Prime Minister Netanyahu's new plan to limit the power of the Supreme Court and worry about what that means for minority rights and Israeli democracy. Today, we will talk about the make-up of Netanyahu's new coalition government and why that has pr…
 
Tommy and Ben talk about an Israeli drone attack in Iran, Tony Blinken’s meeting with Bibi Netanyahu, Ukraine’s requests for F-16 fighter jets, Putin’s bizarre threat towards Boris Johnson, the latest on Biden’s documents, deadly protests in Peru, Bolsonaro’s request for a US visa, and the Saudi LIV tour’s deal with Trump. Then, Tommy is joined by …
 
‘Pig butchering’ crypto scams, where victims are wooed for months before being fleeced, are ruining people’s lives. But how are criminal gangs exploiting trafficking victims – and using fake UK firms – to steal millions of pounds?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocusBy The Guardian
 
We're learning more this week about the strength of the economy and whether high inflation and rising interest rates are pushing it into a recession. The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates by another quarter of a point and the next labor report will show whether job growth is still slowing. National Economic Council Director Brian …
 
In our news wrap Tuesday, the death toll reached 100 in Monday's suicide bombing at a mosque in Pakistan, police are searching for the gunmen who wounded 11 people in Florida, embattled New York Congressman George Santos told fellow Republicans that he's stepping down from his two House committee assignments and another major storm is pounding New …
 
Five days after former police officers were charged with murder in the death of Tyre Nichols, the circumstances that led to his death renewed conversations about policing, the use of force and related issues. Radley Balko, author of "Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces," joined Geoff Bennett to discuss the new att…
 
In September 2016, Terence Crutcher was shot and killed by Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby. Eight months later, Shelby was found not guilty of first-degree manslaughter and the case has been expunged from her record. Tiffany Crutcher created a foundation in her brother's name focused on criminal justice and policing reform. She joined Amna Nawaz …
 
As part of the new Congress, House Republicans will begin scrutinizing nearly every policy step taken by the Biden White House and Congressional Democrats over the past two years. Lisa Desjardins reports on what to expect. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/fundersBy PBS NewsHour
 
Since the start of the pandemic, both former President Trump and President Biden have repeatedly renewed a special declaration of a national and public health emergency. But the government's approach toward COVID has dramatically changed and Biden said he would allow that emergency declaration to end in May. William Brangham spoke with Lawrence Gos…
 
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