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Join Crisis Group President Rob Malley and Board Member and Harvard Law School Professor Naz Modirzadeh as they dive deep into the conflicts that rage around the globe with Crisis Group analysts and special guests. These experts bring a unique, on-the-ground perspective to understanding both why those conflicts persist — and what could bring them to an end.
 
From revolution in Sudan, to Al Shabaab’s increasing regional reach and Ethiopia’s burgeoning political transformation, the Horn of Africa is in turmoil. The Horn, a new podcast series from the International Crisis Group, helps make sense of it all. Host Alan Boswell and guests explore what lies behind the headlines as they discuss ways to help bring peace and stability to the region. With special thanks to our host, Alan Boswell (https://twitter.com/alanboswell), and our producer Maeve Fran ...
 
War and Peace is a new podcast series from the International Crisis Group (https://www.crisisgroup.org/). Olga Oliker and Hugh Pope interview experts about all things Europe and its neighborhood from Russia to Turkey and beyond. Their guests shed new light on everything that helps or hinders prospects for peace. A podcast member of the EuroPod:https://www.bullemedia.eu/europod production network.
 
Security Intelligence is a podcast series by The Risk Advisory Group, a leading independent global risk consultancy. In each episode our intelligence specialists provide insight and analysis of current global security and political risks for corporate security, intelligence and crisis response professionals. Expect to hear expert perspectives on the risk to businesses from terrorism and political violence, civil and international conflict and political instability around the world. Risk Advi ...
 
Want to hear some extraordinary stories of resilience and humanity? Tired of the political debates about refugees? Tune in to Seeking Refuge for the human stories of refugees and those working to protect them. Seeking Refuge was started by a group of students at the University of South Carolina who want to depoliticize the narrative around the refugee crisis. We focus on bringing you stories from refugees themselves and those on the frontlines of the crisis, giving a platform to the human be ...
 
Medical Humanities is a leading international journal that reflects the whole field of medical humanities. Medical Humanities aims to encourage a high academic standard for this evolving and developing subject and to enhance professional and public discussion. It features original articles relevant to the delivery of healthcare, the formulation of public health policy, the experience of being ill and of caring for those who are ill, as well as case conferences, educational case studies, book ...
 
Give us 20 minutes, and we’ll take you on a journey around the world of international development in this flagship podcast from the World Bank Group. Everyday World Bank researchers and staffers are working to address the biggest international problems – everything from poverty to climate change, education to nutrition, and a whole lot more. Through conversations focused on revealing the latest data, the best research, and the solutions making the world a better place, let hosts Paul Blake a ...
 
Financial innovation, technology advances and social changes are sending shockwaves through the financial services industry. In an age of increasingly rapid change, important questions, debates and developments are unfolding before our eyes. These ideas, and the choices we make in response to them, will shape our future. Technology is vastly powerful, creating new industries in response to – or sometimes in anticipation of – changing customer expectations. Rebank explores the trends, develop ...
 
The Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health is a truly international journal that encompasses all aspects of epidemiology and public health. It publishes original research, opinions and materials concerned with the study and improvement of communities worldwide.* The purpose of this podcast is to educate and to inform. The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice and it is not intended to function as a substitute for a healthcare practitioner’s judgement, patient care ...
 
When Property Report magazine originally launched in the spring of 2004, Southeast Asia was an economy on the cusp. Many of the region’s markets were still licking wounds inflicted by the 1997 Asian financial crisis and few could predict what was about to happen… Over the next decade, Asian markets exploded and the region became one of the world’s most desirable investment destinations, as well as home to a dynamic architecture and interior design scene. Property Report has been there every ...
 
CSIS is a leader in researching, analyzing and identifying defense and security threats around the globe. CSIS programs study a wide range of Defense and Security issues as well as the evolution of past, present, and future defense and security policy worldwide. This research is led by the International Security Program (ISP), which houses Defense Budget Analysis, the Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group (DIIG), the Missile Defense Project, the Project on Nuclear Issues (PONI), Civil-Militar ...
 
The answer to economic inequality isn’t more money. Ending hunger doesn’t require more food. The solution to global warming isn’t yet another world conference. Everyone is talking about sharing, cooperation, and unity. So why isn’t it happening? Share on the Air contends that a critical hour has come and we are not alone. We have help of an extraordinary kind. In fact, the solutions to the world’s gravest problems lie within our grasp, says the World Teacher, Maitreya. He is emerging now int ...
 
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In cities across the US, supporters of President Donald Trump have gathered at election offices to protest unsubstantiated rumors of fraud as ballots were being counted. In key battleground states like Michigan, they demanded an immediate end to the counting. In other states, like Arizona, where Trump seemed to be catching up to Democratic challeng…
 
Iran's defence chief has said that the killing of the country's top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh 'won't go unanswered'. Iran blames the attack on Israel, and there is evidence a driverless vehicle may have been involved. But will this latest assassination change how Iran relates to the world?Also in the programme: we hear from Calabria in s…
 
As museums and galleries in tiers one and two prepare to reopen on Wednesday, we consider what the future might look like for these much loved institutions. Has the pandemic changed their fundamental purpose or merely accelerated shifts that had already begun? What might museums and galleries look like as physical and social entities in ten years’ …
 
In Moldova, poverty and corruption go hand in hand. In 2016, a single act of bank fraud by a group of politicians known as the “theft of the century” led to $1 billion siphoned out of the country into offshore accounts — that’s 12% of the nation’s gross domestic product. The country’s average household income over the past 10 years is just over $14…
 
The leader of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front says his troops are still fighting against the military near the city of Mekelle. It has not been possible to independently verify either side’s statements. Also: four French police officers have been charged for beating a black man in Paris, and there’s been a war of words between China and South …
 
0:08 - Monday's with Mitch Mitch Jeserich hosts Letters and Politics, weekdays at 10AM on KPFA 0:34 - COVID-19: updates on latest research and listener calls John Swartzberg is clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health. 1:08 - Author interview: Claire Bond Potter (@TenuredRadical [1]) is a political…
 
The International Red Cross says hospitals in the Tigray state capital in northern Ethiopia are running dangerously low on medical supplies to care for the wounded, following three weeks of fighting. Also, the United Nations has condemned an attack by suspected Islamists in northeast Nigeria, in which a hundred and ten people may have been killed.A…
 
The leader of the rebellion in Tigray region against Ethiopia's central government, Debretsion Gebremichael, has said his Tigray People's Liberation Front forces will fight on despite reports that federal troops have taken control of the Tigrayan capital.Also in the programme: At least thirty members of the Afghan security forces have been killed i…
 
The Ethiopian prime minister, Abiy Ahmed and the Army Chief of Staff, Birhanu Jula, have issued statements claiming that federal government troops are now in total control of Mekelle, the capital of Tigray province.There have been appeals for calm and restraint following the killing of Iran's top nuclear scientist. And the Roman Catholic Church has…
 
Iran's president has blamed Israel for the killing of a top nuclear scientist on Friday, saying it would not slow down the country's nuclear programme. Hassan Rouhani also said Iran would retaliate over Mohsen Fakhrizadeh's killing at a time of its choosing. Also in the programme: the Ethiopian military has reportedly begun shelling Mekelle - the b…
 
Iran’s most senior nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh has died in hospital after gunmen opened fire on the scientist in his car. Iran's Foreign Minister has condemned the killing "as an act of state terror".Also in the programme: How internet access is changing dissent in Cuba;, and a new documentary about music legend Frank Zappa - we hear from …
 
Avi Avital., the world's leading mandolin player, on his new album The Art of the Mandolin, in which he performs music specially written for the instrument by Vivaldi, Beethoven and Scarlatti through to contemporary composers David Bruce and Giovanni Sollima. Yesterday the Government announced which areas of England will be in Tiers 1, 2 or 3. For …
 
Ethiopia's prime minister has met three African Union envoys who are visiting the country to try to bring an end to the conflict in Tigray. Abiy Ahmed has rejected all international invention, and will not allow the envoys to travel to Tigray. We hear from the Sudanese border, where around 50,000 refugees have already fled the conflict, and from La…
 
[caption id="attachment_348374" align="aligncenter" width="307"] Alt-right protesters at the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, VA in 2017 which turned violent and one counter-protester, Heather Heyer was killed (Photo: Wikimedia [1])[/caption] 0:08 - Confronting American history, racism and political identities Tim Wise (@timjacobwise [2]…
 
Three days of national mourning have started in Argentina after Maradona died on Wednesday at the age of 60. We discuss why he was so loved in Argentina. Also in the programme: A court in Turkey has given life sentences to more than 300 hundred linked to the 2016 coup attempt, and two museums in London, Ontario and London, England are collaborating…
 
The actress Amy Adams is one of Hollywood’s brightest stars with multiple Oscar nominations and a roster of unforgettable roles to her name from the adorable pregnant teenager in Junebug, to the lovable Disney Princess in Enchanted, to full on 1970s disco in American Hustle. Now she’s taken on the distinctly un-glamorous role of a drug addicted mot…
 
Ethiopia's PM Abiy Ahmed has ordered the federal army to begin an offensive against the capital of Tigray province. We hear from Mekelle, and also speak to the UN's High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, who demands protection for civilians and access for humanitarian agencies.Also in the programme: hundreds of people convicted of ta…
 
Sally Hayden recently visited Ethiopia, just before the outbreak of a conflict between the central government and a region in the east African country's north that threatens to escalate. Sally joins deputy foreign editor David McKechnie to discuss what is behind the outbreak of fighting that has reportedly already left hundreds dead and caused a re…
 
In this week’s episode of Hold Your Fire!, Rob Malley and guest host Richard Atwood unpack the state of talks among the U.S., and Afghan governments and the Taliban about a peace deal, along with Crisis Group’s Asia Program Director Laurel Miller, who served as acting U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan. They also address the e…
 
Nick Estes (@nickwestes [1]) is a citizen of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, is an Assistant Professor of American Studies at the University of New Mexico, and a co-founder of The Red Nation, an organization dedicated to native liberation. His latest book is Our History Is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradi…
 
Football legend Diego Maradona, one of the greatest players of all time, has died at the age of 60. The former Argentina attacking midfielder suffered a heart attack at his Buenos Aires home. Also in the programme; A deadline for Tigrayan forces to surrender in northern Ethiopia has expired, with federal and other troops poised to attack the region…
 
Roy Williams joins Samira Ahmed to talk about Death of England: Delroy. Just before Lockdown 2, this play’s opening night became its closing night. The understudy Michael Balogun had just stepped into the role. Luckily the press and audience loved it, and the film of that performance will be available on the National Theatre’s youtube channel this …
 
This essay is part of "On China's New Silk Road," a podcast by the Global Reporting Centre that tracks China's global ambitions. Over nine episodes, Mary Kay Magistad, a former China correspondent for The World, partners with local journalists on five continents to uncover the effects of the most sweeping global infrastructure initiative in history…
 
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Abiy Ahmed appears poised to send forces into the regional capital, Mekelle, as international calls for a peaceful resolution to the civil conflict seem to fall on deaf ears.Also in the programme: Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam has delivered her annual address to a legislature emptied of opposition members; the trial of a well-known women's r…
 
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[caption id="attachment_348123" align="aligncenter" width="302"] A portrait of Lisa Montgomery drawn by Azul Quetzalli (Image: savelisa.com [1])[/caption] 0:08 - In honor of the International Day to End Violence against Women today, November 26, we take a look at the case of Lisa Montgomery, who is sentenced to death - the first woman in the US in …
 
The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission says the group stabbed, bludgeoned and burned to death non-Tigrayan residents of the town of Mai Kadra two weeks ago, with the collusion of local forces. We’ll hear from the head of the Commission.Also in the programme: The formal handover of power from President Trump to the President-elect, Joe Biden, has beg…
 
We exclusively reveal and analyse the 2020 Costa Book Prize shortlists. Critics Alex Clark and Jade Cuttle discuss the books chosen in the five categories: Novel, First Novel, Poetry, Biography and Children's fiction. Category winners will appear on the programme in January and Front Row will announce the overall prize-winner on 26 January 2021.Guy…
 
The handover from Donald Trump to Joe Biden has officially begun, three weeks after the US presidential election. In a tweet referring to the best interest of the country, Mr Trump acknowledged that the transition had started. But he again argued, without providing evidence, that the poll was marred by fraud. Mr Biden's team will now have access to…
 
The geopolitical landscape has transformed dramatically since NATO was established in 1949. As a transatlantic alliance that seeks to safeguard democratic values and the rule of law, how well has it adapted through the years and what should its priorities be going forward? Who better to dive into these questions with than Rose Gottemoeller? The for…
 
On Front Row last week, Douglas Stuart was awarded the 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction for Shuggie Bain, his debut novel about a boy in 1980s Glasgow who supports his mother as she struggles with addiction. Tonight Douglas Stuart talks in-depth with John Wilson about his extraordinary journey from Glasgow to becoming a fashion designer in New York an…
 
[caption id="attachment_348080" align="aligncenter" width="345"] Protesters outside Guatemala's Congress with a sign that reads "Mafia politicians have bled their own country" (Photo: Sandra Cuffe, Twitter: @Sandra_Cuffe [1])[/caption] 0:08 - Biden transition team + climate justice Dharna Noor (@dharnanoor) [2] is a staff writer with Earther, an en…
 
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While most international sporting events like the Olympics were canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, last month China hosted the League of Legends annual World Championship in Shanghai. A total of 600 players from around the world underwent three weeks of quarantine to compete in person during the monthlong, team-based esports compet…
 
Episode Notes This week, we talk with Mike Spence and Mowlid of Athletics United in Logan, Utah. Mike is the executive director of the program, and Mowlid is a student from Somalia who participates in it. They foster community building, especially offering resources and connections for the refugee students in their town. Mike and Mowlid tell us wha…
 
[caption id="attachment_348044" align="aligncenter" width="370"] A healthcare worker checks ventilator for a patient with COVID-19 (Photo: Wikimedia [1])[/caption] 0:08 - Trump's 32nd lawsuit challenging the election has failed, what's next? Ruth Conniff (@rconniff) is editor in chief of the Wisconsin Examiner, a nonprofit newsroom. 0:34 - COVID sc…
 
Tim Minchin - the Australian actor, comedian, performer, musician, and composer and lyricist of the Olivier Award-winning RSC stage show Matilda The Musical – discusses his first solo album Apart Together, the themes he chooses to reflect on, and his approach to composition.Xbox Series X and Playstation 5 are in the shops. The much-anticipated new …
 
[caption id="attachment_347827" align="aligncenter" width="431"] California Health and Human Services head Dr. Mark Ghaly gives a press conference on November 19, 2020 announcing a new statewide curfew that will take effect Saturday, November 21.[/caption] On this show: 0:08 - We take your questions about COVID transmission and safety choices durin…
 
In early October, French President Emmanuel Macron unveiled the details of an upcoming law aimed at fighting what he called “Islamist separatism.” In the aftermath of two recent, gruesome terrorist attacks in France, Macron said that Islam “is in crisis all over the world." Related: French teacher's murder widens France-Turkey rift over secularism …
 
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