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Best International News podcasts we could find (updated April 2020)
Best International News podcasts we could find
Updated April 2020
Updated April 2020
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What's been happening around the world and why it matters
Fareed Zakaria GPS takes a comprehensive look at foreign affairs and global policies through in-depth, one-on-one interviews and fascinating roundtable discussions.
The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.
NPR's top daily news about world events, politics, economy and culture. Download the World Story of the Day podcast.
CBC Radio's The Current is a meeting place of perspectives with a fresh take on issues that affect Canadians today.
A daily news show from the publisher of The Monthly and The Saturday Paper. Hear from the country’s best reporters, covering the news as it affects Australia. This is news with narrative, every weekday.
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
“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.
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.
From Brussels, Berlin, Paris and London — Europe’s premier political podcast.
There's never been a better time to understand what's going on in Asia. That's why we talk to the people who know it best. The Asia In-Depth podcast brings you conversations with the world's leading experts and thought-leaders on the politics, economics, and culture of Asia — and beyond. Subscribe today.
The perfect way to start the day in Europe is with Monocle’s morning news programme. Join Monocle 24’s editors, presenters and guests as they set the agenda in international news and business. Winner Best News & Politics Radio Show in the 2015 Mixcloud Online Radio Awards.
This week’s news and analysis from Russia introduced by our staff and guests.
A weekly discussion of national security and foreign policy matters hosted by Shane Harris of the Washington Post and featuring Brookings scholars Tamara Cofman Wittes, Benjamin Wittes, and Susan Hennessey.
Our flagship daily news show, where hosts Neha Mathews and Shashank Bhargava talk to in-house experts about what is going on and why you need to care about it
Global perspective, human stories
This podcast dissects critical issues underpinning China’s emergence as a global power. Hosted by Bonnie S. Glaser director of the CSIS China Power Project.
Times of India brings the Latest News & Breaking News Headlines from India & around the World. Read Latest News Today on Sports, Business, Health & Fitness, Bollywood & Entertainment, Blogs & Opinions from leading columnists.
Charlamagne Tha God and Andrew Schulz are The Brilliant Idiots. Join them each week as they explore the issues of the day in a style that's often idiotic, sometimes brilliant and always hysterical.
Presented by Andrew Mueller, Monocle 24’s flagship global-affairs show features expert guests and in-depth analysis of the big issues of the week. Winner in the ‘best current affairs’ category of the 2018 British Podcast awards.
A weekly podcast covering the build up to, breakout of and consequences of various conflicts in history.
From Haaretz – Israel's oldest daily newspaper – a weekly podcast in English on Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World, hosted by Simon Spungin.
Stratfor's podcast focused on geopolitics, world affairs, national security, economics and other underlying, global trends that drive the international system. As the world’s leading geopolitical intelligence platform, Stratfor brings global events into valuable perspective, empowering businesses, governments and individuals to more confidently navigate their way through an increasingly complex international environment.
This is Bombshell, a bi-weekly podcast coming to you from Washington insiders to dissect today’s foreign policy crises and tomorrow’s security challenges. We’ll talk military strategy, White House mayhem, and the best cocktails known to (wo)man. Brought to you by War on the Rocks.
RTHK's morning news programme. Weekdays 6:30 - 8:00
A hard-hitting, factual podcast that seeks to undermine modern narratives with the use of evidence, facts and statistics.
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.
The Irish Times' unrivalled foreign affairs coverage, now brought to you in weekly podcast form. Hosted by Chris Dooley with regular contributors Patrick Smyth, Denis Staunton, Lara Marlowe, Suzanne Lynch, Derek Scally, Tom Hennigan, Clifford Coonan and Ruadhan Mac Cormaic.
A newslaundry podcast which gives you a quick summary of the important news of the day. Click here to support Newslaundry: http://bit.ly/paytokeepnewsfree
The World Unpacked is a weekly foreign policy podcast, hosted by Jen Psaki, that breaks down the hottest global issues of today with experts, journalists, and policymakers who can explain what is happening, why it matters, and where we go from here. Tune in to get smart on foreign policy.
With a focus on international politics and business, Geraldine Doogue talks to expert commentators about the things that matter to Australians.
An in-depth look at the issues, culture and personalities shaping Canada today.
The Geopolitics & Empire Podcast conducts interviews with high-profile guests on geopolitics and international affairs seeking to gain insight from experts on both the left and the right as to the true nature of current events.
Weekly wrap of events of the week peppered with context, commentary and opinion by a superstar panel. Click here to support Newslaundry: http://bit.ly/paytokeepnewsfree
The Explainer is a new weekly podcast from TheJournal.ie that takes a deeper look at one big news story you need to know about. What's the background? Why is this in the news? Get the facts behind the story from Ireland's biggest news website.
The news, explained. Join Sharon Brettkelly & Emile Donovan every weekday as they make sense of the big stories with the country’s best journalists and experts. Made possible by RNZ & NZ On Air.
A weekly discussion of the geopolitical implications of current events in the Asia-Pacific, hosted by Ankit Panda from The Diplomat, with regular guests.
Up-to-the-minute news from around the world
A daily Global News podcast released every afternoon just in time for your commute home. The world moves way too fast and it’s easy to fall behind the news cycle. Host Tamara Khandaker takes you beyond the headlines to reveal the full story, explore new angles, ask tough questions, and talk directly to the people most affected by the big stories.
What has been happening in the UK and beyond today? Dermot Murnaghan hosts the Sky News Daily podcast featuring news and in-depth analysis from our team of specialist reporters.
How the world looks through American eyes, and the myriad and unexpected ways that the world influences the United States.
All the latest podcasts published across RTÉ Radio's ten radio services
Africa news and analysis from the BBC's Focus on Africa. The Africa Today podcast contains the day's top stories from African news - available to download Monday to Friday from 1630 GMT.
From the newsrooms of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, Please Explain cuts through the noise to give you insight into the stories that drive the nation.
Presented by Fiona KellyBy RTÉ:Ireland
News wrap @ morning, 02 April 2020
Today's episode of Please Explain features health editor Kate Aubusson and national editor Tory Maguire. They discuss preparations being made at COVID-19 intensive care units, and how hospitals and ambulance services are equipped for a potential surge. Please take the time to rate & review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. We love…
When the Coronavirus outbreak began in China, it was unclear what the magnitude of the problem was. Now, barely a week into India's lockdown, the foremost questions on our minds are perhaps- when will this end? What toll will it take on our population? Amitabh Sinha reached out to several scientists to understand what possible scenarios the current…
The Federal Government is completely overhauling the nation's childcare and early learning sector by providing free childcare for essential workers.
The Federal Government is overhauling the nation's childcare and early learning sector to ensure workers who have essential jobs can continue to get their children cared for while they work.
The tough social restriction laws in NSW are expected to remain in place for 90 days. The state's Police Commissioner announced the timeline this morning and says he won't be seeking an extension.
The effort to stop COVID-19 has forced a rethink of how we live, and the impact might last longer than the pandemic.
As the COVID-19 death toll soars in the US, President Donald Trump has stunned some White Correspondents by using the daily coronavirus taskforce briefing to announce a crack-down on the importation of illegal drugs.
Westpac's newly-appointed Chief Executive, Peter King, has warned the risk of spiralling unemployment means not all borrowers will survive the coronavirus emergency.
The pandemic and the shutdown has changed the way of life for Australians, but how will it change the media landscape in Australia?
State and local governments are on the frontlines of the fight against the coronavirus. But there’s a lot the federal government can, and arguably should, be doing. What is the pandemic showing us about the strengths of a democracy versus an autocracy? And a new report finds significant problems with applications for FISA surveillance.…
The head of the World Health Organisation, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said the global number of confirmed coronavirus cases would reach a million in the coming days. Also: in the US more than two hundred thousand people have been infected with Covid-19, and Britain has recorded its worst one- day figure for coronavirus-related mortality.…
So it’s rent day for a lot of people, the first rent day in Canada since we really started to feel the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. At this point, hundreds of thousands of people have lost their jobs, and the federal assistance program hasn’t kicked in yet. There’s very little clarity right now on what tenants and landlords should do.…
Coronavirus was always likely to provide cover for budding authoritarians wishing to shore up their positions. Is Hungarian democracy another victim of the outbreak?By Monocle 24
Up-to-the-minute news from around the worldBy DW.COM | Deutsche Welle
By Radio Television Hong Kong
The UK government is facing growing pressure to ramp up coronavirus testing, as the UK saw its biggest daily increase in deaths. Some 2,352 virus patients have died in hospital as on Tuesday - up 563 in a day.Also in the programme: Spain's deaths pass 9,000 but infection rate slows; and fear in the US as coronavirus trajectory appears similar to It…
Up-to-the-minute news from around the worldBy DW.COM | Deutsche Welle
Doctors say ventilators are no panacea for coronavirus patients. Research shows that most patients placed on the breathing machines still die — and ventilators themselves can cause fatal infections.By NPR
In this episode of Stratfor's Pen and Sword podcast, host Fred Burton speaks to his pal, the author Jack Carr. Carr's latest book, Savage Son, releases this month. It is the third of the James Reece trilogy. Carr reveals that this tale leans toward the darker side of human nature - and follows the paths of both the hunter and the hunted. Carr says …
In a special podcast David Murphy gets an update from Maggie Doyle on the latest developments in the Seanad election.By RTÉ:Ireland
BBC — Some African leaders question how applicable European approaches to tackling the novel coronavirus will be on the continent. Tanzania's Speaker of Parliament speaks of different strategies needed.Plus, In Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, authorities are battling attitudes and behaviour, as well as challenges in enforcing physical restricti…
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we discuss the row over UK testing - and ask: are we all 'in this together'? We are joined by our chief political correspondent Jon Craig and sociologist Dr Lisa McKenzie to examine the day's talking points, plus tennis coach Dan Travis reacts to the cancellation of this year's Wi…
The government reveals more than 2,000 NHS England staff have been tested for coronavirus out of a total of 1.3 million who work for the health service.By BBC Radio 4
Now COVID-19 disruption casts cloud over weather alerts Migrants stranded by COVID-19 lockdown in Niger Displaced people affected by coronavirus have rights too, says rights expertBy Daniel Johnson, UN News - Geneva
Today’s guest is writer, broadcaster and a journalist with The Sunday Times. One of Ireland's most respected commentators on politics, culture, and social affairs.... Justine McCarthy.By RTÉ:Ireland
Colm Ó Mongáin talks to RTÉ Science Correspondent George Lee about the data on deaths and contagion. Also, Foreign Desk reporter Juliette Gash on vulnerabilities in the developing world and a possible reprieve for the COVID-19 prime suspect, the pangolin.By RTÉ:Ireland
Professor Peter Doherty won the Nobel prize for his research on how our bodies fight off viruses. Today, we ask him what makes Covid-19 different from other infections, how it damages our bodies, and what we should be doing now to prepare for the next pandemic. Guest: Professor Peter Doherty. Background reading: The pandemic we had to have in The S…
Marie Crowe and Donncha O'Callaghan is joined by Tony' O Donoughe, Mark Langdon, TJ Reid, John Hayes and Louise Quinn.By RTÉ:Ireland
Lockdowns and school closures around the world due to COVID-19, are affecting children’s learning, mental health, and access to basic health services. In the Pacific Islands, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) are working with governments and partners to stop transmission and keep children and their families saf…
This episode is hosted by Ayan Sharma who brings you the latest updates about coronavirus from India and across the world, along with other news stories.By Newslaundry.com
Research has backed the finding that a loss of smell and taste may be one of the first signs that a person has been infected with Coronavirus. Also: the health authorities in the Netherlands have invited thousands of people to take part in a controversial investigation into herd immunity, and as millions of us are now having to use video calls to k…
Spain has once more seen its worst day yet in the coronavirus pandemic. The infection rate in Italy is starting to slow, but doctors tell us they were unprepared. We also speak to Italy's coronavirus adviser.Also in the programme: How 3D printing is helping the protective equipment shortage for health workers and how prepared is Afghanistan, with h…
On today's show, David Norris on Cocooning, Bachelors Walk is coming back to our screens, Maia Dunphy on Weddingsmashers, The All Ireland Quiz, The CSO need your help and Emma Gleeson on DeclutteringBy RTÉ:Ireland
The headlines this evening, from the Indian Express.By The Indian Express
Renegade Media — Tienie Grobler is an architect and an ambassador for Free Private Cities: https://www.freeprivatecities.com/en/As Morning Shot is listener supported, please consider making a donation to keep the show running: renegadereport.co.za/support-usBy Roman Cabanac and Jonathan Witt
John Boyne announces the winners of his short-story competition and the young people join Joe on air to read their entries.By RTÉ:Ireland
How do 3D printers work and how can they help in the fight against Covid-19? Callers give Joe the answers, including one man who changed his name by deed poll. Olive tells Joe about having a discussion about end-of-life care. Business owners tell Joe about discrepancies they say they've found in the Covid-19 social welfare payments.…
News wrap @ evening, 1 April 2020
Industry Correspondent Ingrid Miley reportsBy RTÉ:Ireland
Cian McCormack reports on a not for profit company Vantastic doing their bit for the most vulnerableBy RTÉ:Ireland
Education Correspondent Emma O'Kelly reportsBy RTÉ:Ireland
Our Consumer Affairs Correspondent Fran McNulty has the detailsBy RTÉ:Ireland
Our Health Correspondent Fergal Bowers has the latest on the HSE response to delays in the COVID-19 testing systemBy RTÉ:Ireland
Maggie Doyle of our Political Staff reports on the counting of votes to fill 49 of the 60 seats of the Upper House.By RTÉ:Ireland
We speak to Dr Nuala O'Connor, lead advisor on COVID-19 with the Irish College of General PractitionersBy RTÉ:Ireland