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Rick Wiles is the father of “citizen reporting.” He pioneered alternative media long before the arrival of blogs and podcasts. TRUNEWS has an extremely loyal audience around the world. The program is 100% listener-supported. Guests include members of the US Congress, members of the European Parliament, members of the British Parliament, scientists, astronauts, climatologists, billionaires, investors, top-selling authors, and retired US generals. Respected guests include billionaire Jim Roger ...
 
Interel helps over 250 businesses and associations to understand and navigate the political and policy environment. Listen to our latest podcasts, including the EPod, which highlights key events in the European Parliament in the upcoming week. We also feature podcasts on the latest news in Public Affairs. www.interelgroup.com
 
Trade Policy Comments with discussions on the latest in European and international trade. The EU’s free-trade agreements, how the EU will trade with Britain after Brexit, trade defence and what is happening at the WTO are some of the topics we put on the table. Trade Policy Comments is hosted by Christofer Fjellner, Member of the European Parliament, with twelve years in the Committee for International Trade. Each episode features a knowledgeable guest.
 
Cultural Baggage brings you the unvarnished truth about the first eternal war: the War on Drugs. Guests who have graced the show range from Nobel Laureates and Members of the European Parliament to the Guru of Ganja. Listeners are invited to join the discussion. Cultural Baggage opens with national and international drug war news. It segues with live musicians or recorded songs and parodies. The guests are allotted most of the time to bring focus to the need for drug policy reform. CB closes ...
 
Focusing on defense and security leaders from North America, Europe and Eurasia, 'Marshall Center Conversations' talks a wide spectrum of academics, military experts and others in areas like cyber security, countering illicit trafficking, counter terrorism, international law and more with probing questions and insight you won't find in any other forum. Produced by the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies Public Affairs Office.
 
What is the role of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) and the nature of its relationship with the UK Government? What impact does it have on UK law? With British membership of the European Union at the heart of the political agenda, the role of its Court of Human Rights and its influence on UK law has inevitably come under scrutiny. The coalition Government has pledged to withdraw the UK from the European convention of human rights, and to give Parliament the right to veto ECHR rulin ...
 
Five Degrees of Change is the new energy and environment podcast series from the Business Post. Host Daniel Murray will explore how we can all make the necessary changes to reduce our impact on the environment at this critical time. He’ll be asking some of the most influential experts in politics, business and academia to propose three big environmental policy changes they would make if they had the opportunity, and to let us in on two small personal changes they have made to contribute to a ...
 
We delve into the nitty gritty of Brexit and try to make some sort of sense of it, bringing you episodes as and when you need them. We’ll be hearing from Britons and Europeans, leavers and remainers, politicians and ordinary people, economists, businessmen, lawyers, researchers, campaigners and many more about what Brexit means for them, for the UK and for the EU, how it might work – and how it might not. It's a podcast that can’t get enough of experts ... and we want to hear from you too
 
Action 24 - Active Citizens for Responsive Legislatures, an initiative co-funded by the European Union and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, has been engaging civil society organisations, the media, the Provincial Legislatures, and you - the citizens of South Africa - on ways that we can work together for a more effective governance system, in which our elected representatives ensure that the people have the last say when it comes to the decisions that affect their future. Every five years South ...
 
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Organised crime is a growing threat to the EU and its citizens. And new digital technologies, combined with open borders and free trade, only make it easier for criminals… But the EU is stepping up police and judicial cooperation, as well as information-sharing, in order to stay one step ahead of them and make sure that crime does not pay! http://w…
 
European Union officials have urged member states to do everything possible to slow the fresh wave of Covid-19 infections as the region's annual flu season begins, in order to avoid new lockdowns. “This crisis is not behind us. We are at a decisive moment,” EU Commissioner for Health Stella Kyriakides told reporters in Brussels on Thursday. As wint…
 
Anti-coronavirus measures will have significantly more severe consequences than the disease itself, especially in developing countries, Germany’s Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development Gerd Muller warned. The grim prognosis was made by the German official in an interview with the Handelsblatt daily. The pandemic has already triggered “one…
 
Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis has rejected the new EU migration policy proposal, calling parts of it “nonsense.” Brussels wants countries to admit relocated asylum seekers and also to pay for sending them home. “At first glance, it seems that the European Commission still does not understand that the solution to illegal migration is to stop ill…
 
Strict new rules were introduced in Israel just days after it went into its second lockdown amid a surge of Covid-19 cases. Officials said the government can’t lead the country “into the abyss” by ignoring public health hazards. Under the new rules effective from 2pm on Friday, all businesses will have to shut down unless they provide essential ser…
 
Beijing said on Thursday it has the right as a sovereign power to refuse entry to anyone spreading disinformation, amid local media reports that two Australian academics have been banned from China. The Foreign Ministry in Beijing did not confirm the reported entry bans, but spokesman Wang Wenbin said during a news briefing on Thursday that China h…
 
A worldwide outage has hit Tesla’s app and website, leaving many drivers locked out of their own vehicles. Helpless customers vented their anger online while the system was down for several hours Hundreds of Tesla owners around the world reported having trouble logging into the automaker’s app and website on Wednesday. Frustrated customers flocked …
 
Competitors in the Covid-19 vaccine race are publishing clinical protocols in hopes of securing lucrative emergency approval, which Russia’s Sputnik V was previously attacked for seeking. This time, however, the media are quiet. The frontrunners in the US and western Europe’s quest to develop a coronavirus vaccine – Pfizer, AstraZeneca, and Moderna…
 
Beijing has accused the US of “obstructing” the global fight against greenhouse gases, a day after President Xi Jinping said China aims to have “CO2 emissions peak before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality before 2060.” China said on Wednesday it considers this plan a “powerful rebuke to the US’ unfounded accusations” that were made against it at t…
 
Today on TruNews we discuss the radical shift world leaders believe is coming to the existing international order after the pandemic passes, as former enemies see friendly opportunities and openings for peace from the shared experience of coronavirus lockdown. We share exclusive analysis on the virtual United Nations General Assembly speeches, incl…
 
380 pilot whales die after getting beached in Australia, 50 saved by rescuers in largest such incident in state’s history (PHOTOS) A total of 380 whales have died, local media reported, citing officials. Teams of rescuers managed to save 50 by towing them to deeper water, where they were released, while around 30 more remained beached and fighting …
 
The UK government insists it is the European Union that poses a threat to the Good Friday Agreement as London itself pushes new legislation that would breach the Northern Ireland protocol. Britain’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab was quoted as saying on Wednesday that he told the US government during a recent visit to Washington it was the EU, not …
 
The Pentagon has still seen no proof for reports that Russia paid the Taliban to kill US troops in Afghanistan, a defense official said, while a senior US diplomat noted Moscow has instead supported the country’s peace process. While the military is “always looking at threats,” it has yet to uncover evidence for the “bounties” allegation reported b…
 
Addressing a session of the UN General Assembly, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said his country will not give in to US pressure and Washington will not bully Tehran, into neither “negotiations nor war.” Speaking on Tuesday at the UNGA – held this year in a virtual format due to the coronavirus pandemic – Rouhani blasted the recent US decision to …
 
The UAE and the US may come to an initial agreement on F-35 fighter jet purchase by early December, as Washington is studying options by which it can circumvent Israel’s firm opposition to such a sale. The apparent progress on the talks about procurement of the 5th-generation jet was reported by Reuters on Tuesday. Sources close to the negotiations…
 
Today on TruNews we discuss the not so subtle threat by China to bomb U.S. forces in Guam as they launch squadrons of communist jets into Taiwanese airspace. We also connect the potential of outbreak of a new World War with the return to COVID lockdown in the West, as Prince Charles warns of the need of a militarily enforced Global Marshal Plan to …
 
Law enforcement in several countries have arrested 179 people and seized more than $6.5 million in a coordinated operation to tackle opioid trafficking on the darknet, mainly in the US and Europe, American authorities have said. Dubbed ‘Operation DisrupTor,’ the coordinated action comes more than a year after ‘the Wall Street Market’ – believed to …
 
Civil liberties groups and legal professionals are sounding the alarm in the Australian state of Victoria over the proposed Omnibus (Emergency Measures) Bill, which would afford government officials the powers to arrest citizens. The bill has been proposed by Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews and would also allow government officials to arrest peopl…
 
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned the coronavirus pandemic could be speeding up worldwide, with new cases soaring last week to a fresh seven-day record of almost two million. During the week ending September 20, as many as 1,998,897 new cases of the novel coronavirus were registered around the world, the WHO said, in a global update pu…
 
A large 'tsunami' of trash has hit a beach in the town of Omoa in northern Honduras. The garbage traveled from neighboring Guatemala, where anti-waste barriers were damaged by heavy rain. Footage from the scene shows thick layers of plastic bottles and other waste carried by the waves and piled up on a sandy beach next to wooden shacks and palm tre…
 
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that urgent reforms are needed to fix the UN’s “outdated structures,” to ensure that they better reflect the realities of the modern world. Modi said that the changes must affect the UN’s principal bodies and ensure that the organization “gives voice to all stakeholders.” He said that New Delhi remains …
 
Gucci’s eco-friendly campaign to sell overused-looking overalls with fake grass stains for a whopping $1,400 has made the Italian fashion house a laughing stock on social media; people clearly did not appreciate the idea. What is selling for this price looks like a worn-out gardening outfit from the 80s or 90s. Yet, the luxury fashion brand did not…
 
Ankara said on Tuesday the European Union’s decision to impose sanctions on a Turkish firm accused of breaking a UN arms embargo on Libya was evidence of the EU’s “double standards.” The previous day, the EU had frozen the assets of Avrasya Shipping, whose cargo vessel Cirkin was involved in a naval incident between NATO members France and Turkey i…
 
Venezuela has slammed a new round of US sanctions on President Nicolas Maduro and Iran as aggressive and illegal, while also contesting a new UN report alleging official abuses, saying it used “human rights as a political weapon.” “Venezuela denounces the new US aggression to the international community, announcing alleged unilateral sanctions agai…
 
President Donald Trump’s passion project, the US Space Force, has made its first deployment outside American soil - to the small Persian Gulf nation of Qatar, rather than some alien planet. The squadron of 20 servicemen arrived at the Al-Udeid Airbase, located in a desert southwest the Qatari capital Doha, in late August, according to their command…
 
Today on TruNews, Rick Wiles is joined by "Sacrificing Liberty" director Matt Skow, as together they share with the audience highlights from the four-part docu-series detailing the vicious Israel attack on the USS Liberty in 1967. Relive the stories from the survivors of the ship, and learn how we may see history being repeated today to draw Americ…
 
Microsoft has purchased Bethesda Softworks – the studio behind The Elder Scrolls and Fallout games – in a $7.5 billion deal. It comes ahead of an anticipated console war, as Microsoft looks to conquer the cloud gaming market. Microsoft announced the buyout on Monday, as the company gears up to launch two new next-generation consoles, the Xbox Serie…
 
Tourists and expats in Oman’s capital Muscat could be thrown in jail for three months and face fines of $780 for wearing clothes that expose their shoulders, knees or chest, under new decency laws. The draconian new restrictions will apply to both men and women, and tourists and residents of the Gulf state will have to observe them, along with nati…
 
The regional chief of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, has requested help from the army to fight the coronavirus surge in and around the city after local authorities ordered a partial lockdown of some poorer areas starting on Monday. Fears of another lockdown prompted protests in the city over the weekend. “We need help from the army for disinfection,” D…
 
Canadian police say they’ve deployed chemical, biological and nuclear specialists in Quebec as part of an operation related to the mailing of poison to the White House. Police say the suspect sent six poisoned letters to the US. The police operation focused on a condo in the city of Longueuil, just outside Montreal, on Monday morning. The Royal Can…
 
In conversation with Dan O'Brien, Edward Luce gives his assessment of the US Presidential Election campaign less than 50 days from polling day. Against the backdrop of the Trump Administration’s mishandling of the pandemic, he discusses the future of the Republican Party and what either outcome in November will mean for the future of politics and s…
 
Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun has conceded that there is no clear solution to the political gridlock that has prevented the creation of a new government, warning that his country was staring into the abyss. Read more TONS of ammonium nitrate discovered at Beirut port weeks after same substance sparked devastating blast Aoun said on Monday that th…
 
A further 11 current and former world leaders have joined an ever-growing list of politicians calling for an end to the political and legal persecution of journalist and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Argentinian President Alberto Fernández and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro have added their names to an open letter to the UK government, cal…
 
The Greek government says it is close to resuming talks with Turkey over maritime zones in the eastern Mediterranean, but how soon this will happen depends on both sides. Athens and Ankara are at loggerheads over maritime jurisdiction and energy exploration rights in the region. Last month, Turkey sent the Oruc Reis seismic survey vessel to waters …
 
Tens of thousands of foreign nationals in Thailand risk fines and even prison for failing to renew their visas. Bangkok has been lenient about expired visas due to the coronavirus crisis but announced it will start cracking down. Read more ‘Chefs Behind Bars’: Thailand turning prisons into tourist attractions Foreigners in the country will have unt…
 
The United States is waging a war against Iran by imposing sanctions on the Islamic Republic’s crude exports, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh has said. On Saturday, US President Donald Trump’s administration said that all United Nations sanctions on Iran had been restored, while a conventional arms embargo on the country will no longer expire i…
 
Several hundred demonstrators have moved into a square near the Swiss parliament building in Bern to demand government action on climate change. Police are monitoring the situation. The protesters marched to Federal Square in the early hours of Monday and began setting up camp. Photographs show the activists constructing tents, with one group of de…
 
Taiwan’s Defense Ministry said on Monday that the island’s armed forces have a right to defend themselves and counter attack, citing “harassment and threats” in a warning to Beijing. The military said that multiple Chinese aircraft flew across the mid-line of the Taiwan Strait and into the island’s air defense identification zone on Friday and Satu…
 
India now trails only the US in the grim ranking of countries worst hit by the pandemic. However, the nation's recovery rate is also eye-catching, as 80 percent of infected Indians have survived coronavirus. The Indian Health Ministry made the remarkable announcement on Monday, just as the country's overall coronavirus case tally increased beyond 5…
 
A three-story residential building in a town on the outskirts of Mumbai collapsed early in the morning, with rescuers reporting dozens of people trapped. The structure in the town of Bhiwandi fell at approximately 3:40am local time. The chief of the National Disaster Response Force said in a tweet that up to 25 people could still be trapped under t…
 
Two people have fallen ill during the trials of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine in the UK, the company’s internal papers revealed, and a source said they had both suffered from the same serious neurological disorder. The company published details of the trials on Saturday, after facing criticism over the lack of transparency surrounding the testi…
 
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has expressed confidence that Washington’s bid to unilaterally reimpose UN sanctions on his country will fail, noting that even US allies oppose the decision. “America is approaching a certain defeat in its sanctions move ... It faced defeat and negative response from the international community. We will never yield…
 
Seoul police arrested a man who braved the heavily fortified border to return to North Korea after spending two years in the capitalist South. A similar but successful crossing recently triggered a Covid-19 alert in the North. A defector in his 30s was caught sneaking into a military base in Cheorwon, a county located right next to the border with …
 
Tehran has rebuked Washington’s decision to unilaterally reimpose UN sanctions on the Islamic Republic, predicting that the move will damage the US’ standing in the international community. Majid Takht-Ravanchi, the Iranian envoy to the United Nations, issued a scathing retort to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s announcement late on Saturday tha…
 
Former Canadian prime minister John Turner, who presided over one of the most crushing defeats in the history of the country's Liberal Party, died on Saturday at his home in Toronto at the age of 91. Turner's passing was confirmed in a statement by Canada's Department of Canadian Heritage. The cause of death wasn't identified. Throughout three deca…
 
Bangkok has seen its biggest rally in years, as almost 20,000 gathered outside the Grand Palace to call for the resignation of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and the limiting of King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s powers. Saturday’s action is the largest since the day Prayuth came to power during a military coup six years ago, which also saw thousands on …
 
With much of Europe struggling to contain a second wave of coronavirus infections, a Danish professor has claimed that the pandemic “may be finished” in Sweden, thanks to herd immunity. Sweden recorded 224 cases of Covid-19 on Thursday, a number roughly on par with daily new infections for the last two months. No patients died. However, the situati…
 
A protest against controversial lockdown measures in the Australian city of Melbourne descended into chaos on Saturday as police on horseback chased after demonstrators, arresting 16 and fining over 20 others. The tumultuous scenes unfolded on the third straight weekend of anti-lockdown protests in the capital of the state of Victoria. Organizers o…
 
Clare and Mick conduct a post mortem on President Ursula von der Leyen's "State of the Union" address. Finally we're talking about a coordinated European COVID response, but is it too late? Why is the European Union legislating shipping emissions, but letting top polluters like the navy run rampant? Civil unrest in Belarus is being used to push for…
 
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