Best World News podcasts we could find (Updated August 2019)
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As Canada's most trusted audio newscast, The World This Hour brings you a Canadian perspective on what's happening here, and around the world right now... wherever and whenever you want it.
Listen to "NBC Nightly News," providing reports and analysis of the day's most newsworthy national and international events. This audio podcast, updated each weekday evening by, brings you the day's show in its entirety. For more from "Nightly News", visit
World News Roundup
Complete coverage of the day's news from the nation's longest-running news broadcast. (154991)
The day’s top stories from BBC News. Delivered twice a day on weekdays, daily at weekends
Listen to the flagship daily evening newscast on your schedule. The CBS Evening News offers all the latest breaking national and world news and insight into all the stories that impact your world. Original reporting, now when you want it. (154991)
With unparalleled resources, World News Tonight with David Muir provides the latest information and analysis of major events from around the country and the world.
Wake-up with America's first news - Host Gordon Deal goes beyond the headlines with the day's first look at news and business news from the U.S. and around the world; bringing a lively blend of intelligent information, humor, and expert analysis to morning radio.
NPR's top daily news about world events, politics, economy and culture. Download the World Story of the Day podcast.
Weekly podcasts from Science Magazine, the world's leading journal of original scientific research, global news, and commentary.
PRI's The World
Host Marco Werman and his team of producers bring you the world's most interesting stories that remind us just how small our planet really is. PRI's The World, the radio program, is heard every weekday on over 300 public stations across North America.
A summary of today's impactful news stories from around the world hand-picked by our staff at TRT World.
From prisons to protests, immigration to the environment, Peabody Award-winning Reveal goes deep into the pressing issues of our times. The Atlantic says “the experience of each episode is akin to a spoonful of sugar, even when it’s telling a story about Richard Spencer’s cotton farms or a man’s final days as a heroin addict.” Reveal is a project of The Center for Investigative Reporting and is co-produced with PRX. The show is hosted by Al Letson and partners with reporters and newsrooms ar ...
Rachel Maddow works with unmatched rigor and resolve to explain our complex world and deliver news in a way that's illuminating and dynamic, connecting the dots to make sense of complex issues. Join her every weeknight as she provides in-depth reporting to illuminate the current state of political affairs and reveals the importance of transparency and accountability from our leaders.
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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.
The World at Six is your destination for coverage, context and analysis of the day's top stories. It's a showcase for the best in CBC journalism prepared by reporters in Canada and around the world.
“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.
Late-night television's award-winning news program featuring anchors Juju Chang and Byron Pitts. For in-depth reporting on today's major news stories, to features, profiles, Nightline has the last word in live network news.
The latest news from home and abroad, with a close eye on Northeast Asia and the Korean Peninsula in particular
The latest business and finance news from around the world from the BBC
The Daily
This is what the news should sound like. The biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m.
Pod Save America
Four former aides to President Obama — Jon Favreau, Dan Pfeiffer, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor — are joined by journalists, politicians, comedians, and activists for a freewheeling conversation about politics, the press and the challenges posed by the Trump presidency.
Nate Silver and the FiveThirtyEight team cover the latest in politics, tracking the issues and "game-changers" every week.
The NPR Politics Podcast is where NPR's political reporters talk to you like they talk to each other. With weekly roundups and quick takes on news of the day, you don't have to keep up with politics to know what's happening. You just have to keep up with us.
Journalists, policymakers, diplomats and scholars discuss under-reported news, trends and topics from around the world. Named by The Guardian as “One of 27 Podcasts to Make You Smarter” Global Dispatches is podcast about foreign policy and world affairs.
America feels divided. From the most salient questions about our national identity and place in the world, to fundamental concerns about technology, religion, the economy, and public policy, Intelligence Squared U.S. is here to help. A respite from polarized discussions, we bring together the smartest minds to debate and dissect issues in depth, restoring civility and bringing intelligence to the public square in the process.
The Rubin Report
Care about free speech? Tired of political correctness? Join Dave Rubin for real conversations, real news, and one-on-one interviews with some of the most intriguing names in America today as they break down politics and current events.
The John Batchelor Show is a breaking-news program that focusses on global politics, economics, war-fighting, hard sciences, space exploration, literature and whimsy. Four hours a night, seven days a week; most rigorous news analysis in the New World; followed daily in 192 countries.
He’s a former Secret Service Agent, former NYPD officer, and New York Times best-selling author. Join Dan Bongino each weekday as he tackles the hottest political issues, debunking both liberal and Republican establishment rhetoric.
A quasi-daily podcast from Slate chronicling Donald Trump's rise to the presidency and his current administration. Journalists Virginia Heffernan, León Krauze, and Yascha Mounk talk to reporters, historians, psychiatrists, and other experts to help explain who this man is and why this is happening, right now, in the United States of America.
FP's First Person
Each week here at Foreign Policy, we interview one person for an intimate, narrative-driven conversation about something timely and important in the world. Our guests are people who have participated directly in events, either as protagonists or eyewitnesses. We get them to tell a story about their experience, not just offer their analysis. That approach is driven by the feeling here at Foreign Policy that to understand our world—to grasp the complexities and nuances of our time—we need to g ...
CBC Radio's The Current is a meeting place of perspectives with a fresh take on issues that affect Canadians today.
Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues
This podcast is a beautifully executed compilation combining the absolute best in progressive and liberal political news, commentary and occasional comedy with great music to pull it all together. Each edition focuses on a political theme and delivers a variety of stories and perspectives from an array of sources on that theme. By the way, this is an ENHANCED PODCAST with cool features built in which is fun but that means that it's not compatible with everyone's audio player. For the STANDAR ...
Bloomberg Best
Bloomberg Best features the best stories of the day from Bloomberg Radio, Bloomberg Television, and over 150 Bloomberg News bureaus around the world. Hosted by June Grasso and Ed Baxter.
BBC News
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
Take a trip around the world with CBC Radio's As It Happens. Hear from the people at the centre of the stories of the day. From the complex to the weird and wacky, As It Happens brings you the voices ...
Hosted by Kai Ryssdal, our flagship program is all about providing context on the economic news of the day. Through stories, conversations and newsworthy numbers, we help listeners understand the economic world around them.
Political talk without the boring parts—featuring the writers, activists and artists who shape the week in news. Hosted by Jon Wiener and presented by The Nation Magazine.
News, Analysis and Service from Germany and Europe - in 30 Languages
To the Point
A weekly reality-check on the issues Americans care about most. Host Warren Olney draws on his decades of experience to explore the people and issues shaping – and disrupting - our world. How did everything change so fast? Where are we headed? The...
What's been happening around the world and why it matters
Tech News Weekly hosted by Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent brings you interviews from tech journalists who make or break the top stories of the week. Jason and Mikah give you more context and perspective, with an in-depth look at the fast-paced world of technology and how it is changing our lives.Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Hosted by Kai Ryssdal and Molly Wood, “Make Me Smart with Kai & Molly” is a weekly podcast about the economy, technology and culture. In a time when the world is moving faster than ever, this podcast is where we unpack complex topics, together. Because none of us is as smart as all of us.
Can He Do That?
Donald Trump’s historic presidency is unlike any other that’s come before it. From a record-setting staff turnover rate to unpredictable policy decisions to an ongoing investigation into his campaign, each episode of this podcast focuses on one aspect of Trump’s time in the White House that raises the question: ‘Can He Do That?’Led by host Allison Michaels, the podcast features Washington Post reporters and experts to illuminate the ways Donald Trump can reshape the presidency. And what that ...
1A is home to the national conversation. Joshua Johnson hosts with great guests and frames the best debate in ways to make you think, share and engage.
CBS This Morning
Start your day with award-winning co-hosts Gayle King, Anthony Mason and Tony Dokoupil in Studio 57, as they bring you the most important headlines, intelligent conversations and world-class original reporting from around the world.
The World Tonight
In depth reporting, intelligent analysis and major breaking news from a global perspective
The Real Story
Global experts and decision makers discuss, debate and analyse a key news story.
The World This Weekend is a dynamic half-hour program that showcases first-rate journalism on the news of the day from Canada and around the world. We tell stories you won't hear anywhere else that connect you with remote places and people.
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Last updated : 2019.08.23 The latest news from home and abroad, with a close eye on Northeast Asia and the Korean Peninsula in particularBy KBS WORLD Radio Service.
Hanging up on robocalls. Dozens hurt in California derailment. Record wildfires in the Amazon. CBS News Correspondent Steve Kathan has today's World News Roundup.By CBS Radio News.
NHK WORLD RADIO JAPAN - English News at 20:00 (JST), August 23By NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation).
TRT World’s Daily News Brief for Friday, August 23rd.*)India increases restrictions in Kashmir ahead of Friday’s protests The lockdown in India-administered Kashmir intensified ahead of Friday’s protests which were called by jailed separatists. Posters in Srinagar, the Muslim-majority region’s main city, called for a march to the office of the ...…
Mass Attacks Foiled; Elevator Crushes Passenger; Robocall Crackdown; Travel NightmareBy ABC News.
The fish you eat may have been caught by slaves. Most Thai fishing boats operating in the South China Sea are dependent on migrant labor. But many of those vessels are essentially floating slave ships in which migrant workers are forced into a kind of debt bondage from which they cannot escape. Journalist Ian Urbina covered this issue for years ...…
President Trump announced higher tariffs on goods from China, hours after Beijing said it will slap tariffs on $75 billion of auto and other U.S. goods. Earlier in the day, he "ordered" U.S. companies to stop doing business with China. Plus, exclusive reporting from Susan Davis on an implosion inside the Republican Party's centrist wing. This e ...…
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.By BBC World Service.
President Jair Bolsonaro orders soldiers to be sent to the region, after pressure from European Union leaders. Also: Trump says US firms "hereby ordered to quit China", and vets harvest eggs from the last two surviving female northern white rhinos in Kenya.By BBC World Service.
President Donald Trump and his advisers have been talking a lot lately about the strength of the U.S. dollar, saying it’s weighing on U.S. exports and hurting American manufacturers. Today, let’s take a step back and explore how we determine what makes the dollar “strong” anyway. Plus: Robocalls, the toy-to-movie pipeline and the latest tariff ...…
Next on the CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell -- Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for new found cancer on her pancreas. How the Supreme Court Justice is recooperating. China unveiled $75 billion in tariffs on American goods including agricultural products, crude oil, small aircrafts and cars. Weijia Jiang at the White House has the President's r ...…
The US has hit back at China in their escalating trade war raising tariffs in retaliation for Beijing's announcement earlier in the day of new duties on American goods. In a series of tweets President Trump said existing 25% tariffs on $250 billion in Chinese goods will increase to 30% starting on October 1st. We from the BBC's Zoe Thomas.…
In depth reporting, intelligent analysis and breaking news from a global perspectiveBy BBC Radio 4.
President Trump walked back a promise for background checks. He called Jews who vote for Democrats "very disloyal." And he introduced a rule that'll let the U.S. detain immigrant families on the boarder indefinitely. Meanwhile, Trump was told he can't buy Greenland. The G7 summit is this weekend. And China introduced new tariffs on American goo ...…
Britain's new prime minister makes his debut on the world stage this weekend in France. Boris Johnson will meet a host of world leaders at the G7 summit, but lots of eyes will be watching closely for the dynamic between Johnson and President Donald Trump. And, in Iraq, a drone flown by Israel attacked a cache of weapons from Iran. What happened ...…
His only weapons were a banjo, a guitar and an endless string of protest songs. But that was enough earn Pete Seeger a jail sentence, get blacklisted on radio and television, and attract the attention of the FBI. Still, it seemed nothing could silence the activist and founding father of the American folk music movement.…
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Google has shut down 210 channels on YouTube it said were part of a "coordinated” attempt to post misleading material about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong. Twitter has also announced it would no longer allow ads from broadcasters who were financially and editorially controlled by governments, after facing severe criticism for allowing anti-H ...…
In this episode I address Martha MacCallum’s mind-blowing interview with this Spygate player last night and what it means. I also discuss my growing concerns about the 2020 election dynamics. I address John Solomon’s bombshell new report on the Clinton email case and the latest nonsense from CNN’s Brian Stelter. News Picks:Did you catch this mi ...…
President Jair Bolsonaro considers options for tackling fires across Amazon rainforest. Several countries have expressed concern over destruction of precious habitat - and possible impact on global warming. Also, Russia launches world's first floating nuclear power-station, and how 'body positivity' is a top theme at biggest arts festival on earth.…
A global manhunt is underway after 80 people are indicted and more than a dozen arrested in one of the largest internet fraud cases in U.S. history. An eyewitness who was one of the first on the scene in Anguilla tells us what he says he saw in the struggle between a resort worker and the American who killed him. David Koch, the billionaire bus ...…
Taylor Swift says she plans to re-record her previous next work next year; Jazz Jennings joins 'What Would You Do?' for trans bathroom scenarioBy ABC News.
White House could propose tax cuts before 2020 election, Bernie Sanders releases $16 trillion 'Green New Deal' plan, and any exercise even housework lowers your risk of dying young.By Gordon Deal.
On the podcast: José Andrés on food insecurity, Puerto Rico, and battling hunger. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit Foreign Policy.
Four hundred years ago, in August 1619, a ship carrying more than 20 enslaved Africans arrived in the British colony of Virginia. No aspect of the country that would be formed here has been untouched by the 250 years of slavery that followed. “1619,” a New York Times audio series, examines the long shadow of that fateful moment. Today, instead ...…
Are recent U.S. policies toward China tough and focused enough to achieve key economic and strategic objectives? Or will U.S. policy escalate tensions too much, ultimately reducing thechances that the world’s two major powers can achieve a sensible accommodation? Join four leading experts for a debate on the motion, “The Recent U.S. Policy Towa ...…
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, CBS News financial contributor Mellody Hobson joins CTM national correspondent Jericka Duncan to discuss the current state of the U.S. economy. Hobson allays fears about a reported looming recession and explains why we average a recession every seven years or so in the United States. She also breaks down ...…
President Trump abruptly canceled a trip to Denmark because the country’s prime minister wouldn’t discuss the purchase of Greenland. Economic policy reporter Damien Paletta explains whether Trump’s effort to purchase Greenland is as unusual as it seems.By The Washington Post.
Image: Homeless-Civil Rights activists Ted Hayes at sidewalk encampment in downtown Los Angeles Central City East District, dubbed Skid Row, the national capital, "ground 0" and "black hole" of homelessness. Author of photograph: Theodore Hayes; 21 March 2003 I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following license: T ...…
Virginia Heffernan talks to Paul Waldman about how the Trump administration reconciles a fiscal policy that favors the rich with a populist message aimed at the working class. Podcast production by Melissa Kaplan and Ethan Brooks, with help from Danielle Hewitt. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
Image: Inuit elders eating Maktaaq, a delicacy of bowhead whale blubber. Photo: taken by Ansgar Walk. Permissions: I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following license: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic license. / You are free: to share – to copy, distribute and t ...…
The on-going protests in Hong Kong and Russia come as Eastern Europe begins to mark the 30th anniversary of one of the most important geopolitical shifts of the 20th century - the collapse of Communism. The 20th century struggle against communist dictatorships lasted decades and claimed thousands of victims but eventually reached its aims. So, ...…
9:00 Inslee, Hickenlooper model productive exits from White House race 9:12 Rick Gates implicates lobbyists as unregistered foreign agents 9:27 House: Whistleblower alleges undue influence on Trump tax audit 9:36 NY AG James undaunted by Trump frenzy to keep finances hidden 9:48 Some NRA board members cooperating with NY AG investigation 9:55 G ...…
Photo: The Site of the First Telephone Exchange was demolished in 1973. NPS Photo The first commercial telephone exchange in the world began operations on January 28, 1878 in a storefront of the Boardman Building in New Haven. George W. Coy designed and built the world's first switchboard for commercial use. Coy was inspired by Alexander Graham ...…
Photo: Shore of Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon, Hong Kong at 1880 Licensing | This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. Twitter: @BatchelorShow Hong Kong regains the ...…
U.S. indictment charges 80 in fraud case, state attorneys general join fight against robocalls, and worldwide pleas to save the Amazon as fires decimate rainforest. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit Lester Holt, NBC News.
Photo: Image: Theodore Roosevelt, Glacier Point, Yosemite, 1903; from a stereograph, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs division; ergo, pubic domain. Theodore Roosevelt, “The government is us; we are the government, you and I.” “The cornerstone of this Republic, as of all free governments, is respect for and obedience to the law. Where ...…
Image: Ellis Island, 1900. Pubic domain. . NRO: The George Papadopoulos Origin Story has never added up. It has been portrayed as the Big Bang, the Magic Moment that started the FBI’s investigation of “collusion” — a suspected election-theft conspiracy between Donald Trump’s campaign and Vladimir Putin’s regime. But if the young energy-sector a ...…
Image: Historical US-Russian relations: U.K. Prime Minister Winston Churchill, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Soviet Leader Joseph Stalin in Yalta, Crimea; Yalta, Soviet Union, in February 1945. Public domain. . Andrew C. McCarthy’s new book, Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency, finds the white wha ...…
Theodore Roosevelt. “We need to make our political representatives more quickly and sensitively responsive to the people whose servants they are. … One of the fundamental necessities in a representative government such as ours is to make certain that the men to whom the people delegate their power shall serve the people by whom they are elected ...…
Photo: Dorset Street, Spitalfields, photographed in 1902 for Jack London's book The People of the Abyss Jack London - Dorset Street, Spitalfields Dorset Street, UK, photographed in 1902 for Jack London's book The People of the Abyss. Miller's Court was reached through an alley ...…
Photo: NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) Mission Team is producing high resolution global maps of the Moon and is also searching for sources of water-ice that might be found in permanently shadowed polar craters. Water-ice could be important for future exploration of the Moon. USGS scientists Dr. Lisa Gaddis, Dr. Brent Archinal, and Dr. ...…
Photo: Home of rehabilitation client near Phoenix, Arizona. $500 loan. 1935. Twitter: @BatchelorShow The mystery of the Recession that cannot be located. @JohnFMauldin Mauldin EconomicsBy John Batchelor.
Photo: Image taken from page 80 of 'Songs and etchings in shade and sunshine. By J. E. G. [i.e. J. E. Gordon.]' Image taken from: Title: "Songs and etchings in shade and sunshine. By J. E. G. [i.e. J. E. Gordon.]" Author: GORDON, Julia Emily. Contributor: G., J. E. Shelfmark: "British Library HMNTS 11652.k.4." Page: 80 Place of Publishing: Samp ...…
Russia remains concerned about the possible deployment of US missiles not only in the Asia-Pacific region but also in Europe. Also: the French President Emmanuel Macron says the record number of fires in the Amazon rainforest is an "international crisis", and why is Taylor Swift re-recording her old albums?…
A new threat against Planned Parenthood... the fourth recent threat of an attack on Planned Parenthood facilities. Self-defense experts will take the stand in a controversial "stand your ground" shooting. Michael Drejka is on trial for killing a man who pushed him to the ground. A California hotel worker arrested after allegedly planning a mass ...…
(01:43) Darren Loucaides from OneZero discusses the impact of the "like" button. Increasingly, social networks seem to be pondering the idea of hiding or removing metrics but engagement and profit may suffer. (17:23) Brian Merchant, author and writer for Gizmodo, reveals the troubling nature of Zeel, a service that primarily connects massage th ...…
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