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WorldAffairs is dedicated to curating conversations across difference, on both global challenges and global solutions. We explore international affairs with the world’s most knowledgeable voices in politics, business, academia, media and technology. Each hour-long episode marries thought-provoking analysis from multiple perspectives to make complex issues relatable. Our expert hosts, former nuclear policy expert Philip Yun, and renowned journalists Ray Suarez and Markos Kounalakis, have only ...
 
Every Thursday, Imported Horror brings you the best of fiendish ghouls, bloodthirsty zombies and creepy ghosts from beyond the shining seas. We explore international horror movies and television shows from around the globe that are readily available on American streaming services. All episodes are spoiler-free.
 
Exclusive analysis from fDi Magazine, a publication from the Financial Times, on the latest trends and developments in the foreign investment world. Every month, fDi hosts and guests delve into a new theme, with interviews and insights from policymakers and investors from all around the globe.
 
Barstool plus Soccer. A lot of people are calling it the perfect marriage. If you are looking for snooty analytics or foreign accents, alas, you will have to look elsewhere. Within the friendly, non-judgmental confines of the Sam's Army Podcast, Barstool Sam discusses the world's most beautiful game – with an emphasis on EPL, Champions League and USMNT plus plenty of room for touching on Spain, Italy, Germany, MLS, etc – in a way meant to appeal to fans both new and old. Whether breaking dow ...
 
Two queer foreigner's guide to the city of Zurich.At first glance, the LGBTIQ+ community seems to offer easy access for newcomers to connect, either through online apps or queer community spaces. Yet for people with different cultural backgrounds sometimes assimilation into Swiss life has its challenges. The podcast “Visiting?” by Benjamin Hampel and Brian McCabe is here to offer a helping hand. Ben arrived from Germany, at the end of his time as a medical student. What was initially was pla ...
 
Hosts Jac and Nat are fresh out of college and studying for the Foreign Service Officer Test. Unfortunately, they have quickly realized how little they know about world history. Join them each week as they sit down and have a conversation about influential moments in history and ask, “How did we not know that?”. 🎉 FSO COMPASS / FSOT STUDY TOOL HERE: https://fsocompass.com/hdwnkt Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hdwnkt/support
 
Learning a new language? Get your language learning questions answered by polyglot Olly Richards, who speaks 8 languages and runs the popular blog - I Will Teach You A Language. Whatever's holding you back on the path to fluency, tune in twice a week to get your regular dose of language learning motivation, with Olly and other polyglot guests, such as Benny Lewis, Luca Lampariello, Richard Simcott and Alex Rawlings. Learn Spanish, Learn French, Learn German, Learn Italian, Learn Portuguese, ...
 
Management C: Noah van der Hoeven E: noah@ngms.nl Promo's & Info E: silkandfuss@hotmail.com W: www.silkandfuss.com Supported by: Richy Ahmed, Paco Osuna, Michael Bibi, Riva Starr, Pete Tong, Roger Sanchez, Seb Zito, Rich NxT, ANOTR, Claptone, De La Swing, Cassius, Detlef, Mat.Joe, Reelow, Dimmish, Jean Pierre, Chris Stussy, Mason Collective, Bassel Darwish, Artslaves, Jacky, Lexlay, Shiba San, Golf Clap, Ramin Rezaie, Juanito and many more. Silk & Fuss The rising duo existing of Sem Dieke an ...
 
In our podcast “Understanding Train Station”, we (Josh and Feli) explore the intricacies and pitfalls of living between cultures. The title is derived from the German idiom “Ich verstehe nur Bahnhof” which literally translates to “I only understand train station”. Similar to the English saying “It’s Greek to me”, it is used to express a lack of understanding which is an all too common feeling when dealing with another culture and living abroad. Feli (aka “German Girl in America” on YouTube) ...
 
FPRI Radio is a podcast dedicated to topical discussions between members of the FPRI staff and leading experts on current events relating to and affecting world affairs in the diplomatic, informational, military, and economic domains. These conversations generally range from between 15 and 45 minutes in duration.
 
Radio D is a stand-alone language course which can be used either in conjunction with a teacher or without. - The audio language course Radio D comprises two series, each with 26 episodes. An English-speaking presenter takes the listener through the programme and, along with a guest, discusses structures and expressions used in the German language. Geographical, historical and institutional aspects are also included. - Each episode comprises information/summary and a synopsis of various expr ...
 
Out of Order is a German Marshall Fund podcast about how our world was, is, and will be ordered. From the way the pandemic is shaping geopolitics; to the dark side of tech for democracy; to the political movements, elections and uprisings changing global governance; the podcast brings together international experts from inside and outside of GMF to help us understand our disordered world. In addition to Out of Order episodes, GMF also produces topical mini-series including Post-Pandemic Orde ...
 
The Berlin Policy Journal Podcast explores what moves and shakes the European continent politically, economically, and culturally. We look behind the scenes of European politics and host lively discussions. The podcast is a monthly companion to Berlin Policy Journal, the bi-monthly digital magazine on European affairs, edited in Germany’s capital and published by the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP). It’s the sister publication of Internationale Politik, Germany’s leading foreign a ...
 
We take a peek into the lives of foreign students living in Slovenia. Did they come to party, study or just shake up their everyday lives? What makes these young people tick and what do they think about the country they've come to? Listen to the challenges they face and what they miss from home. Has this experience changed them? Are they considering staying here? Every Monday at 11:25 only on Radio Si. Do you want to share your experience? Just write to pr@radiosi.eu and maybe you are our ne ...
 
Usapang CQ is a weekly talk show about the life of OFWs during the time of pandemic. Veteran foreign affairs journalist-turned-financial advisor Malou Talosig-Bartolome talks to OFWs themselves and migration specialists to check out what's the current situation of OFWs, how the COVID-19 is affecting their livelihood, understanding the environment they are in, and how they can move forward despite the lingering uncertainty. Money, the elephant in the room, is brought to fore since most OFWs l ...
 
Big Ideas with Ben Weingarten features compelling long-form conversations with exceptional thinkers and doers on the most important ideas and issues of our time, and all time. Discussions focus on topics ranging from national security and foreign affairs, to economics and politics and philosophy and culture with a classical Liberal bent and a grounding in history. Big Ideas with Ben Weingarten challenges the prevailing progressive orthodoxy with a contrarian conservative/libertarian counter- ...
 
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is an independent, nonpartisan organization that provides insight – and influences the public discourse – on critical global issues. We convene leading global voices and conduct independent research to bring clarity and offer solutions to challenges and opportunities across the globe. Ranked the #1 Think Tank to Watch worldwide, the Council on Global Affairs is committed to engaging the public and raising global awareness of issues that transcend borders ...
 
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The recent US airstrikes on Iran-backed militias in Syria has shown that Washington is seeking to “revive” terrorism in the region and support now-shattered Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS), a senior Iranian official has said. The airstrike on militias stationed on Syria’s border with Iraq commissioned by US President Joe Biden earlier this week, …
 
The World Economic Forum, globalist champion of the Great Reset, has ruffled feathers online with an “out-of-touch” tweet how Covid-19 lockdowns are “quietly improving cities” across the globe. A video accompanying the Friday tweet by the WEF shows images of deserted streets, grounded airliners and idle factories, then notes record declines in air …
 
Riyadh has rejected the US intelligence report blaming Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as “abusive and incorrect,” even as the kingdom is unlikely to face serious punishment. “The kingdom's government categorically rejects the abusive and incorrect conclusions contained in the report about the ki…
 
At least five people were killed and more than 170 wounded in clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces in Iraq's fourth largest city, Nasiriyah, according to local reports. The unrest in the main city of the Dhi Qar Governorate, located some 360 km southeast of Baghdad, has continued since erupting on Sunday when demonstrators…
 
The Public Prosecutor's Office in Brazil has asked the Federal Audit Court to suspend an order for 20 million doses of the Covaxin Covid-19 jab made by India's Bharat Biotech, ahead of a vaccine factory inspection next week. Just one day earlier, Brazil's health ministry inked a deal with the private Indian firm worth 1.6 billion reais ($290,000), …
 
A proposal to plunge Paris into a hard three-week Covid-19 lockdown and then fully reopen the French capital's entire economy was slammed by the country's Prime Minister Jean Castex on Friday. The PM said it was “nonsense” that a so-called “circuit-breaker” lockdown would allow Paris to reopen after just a few weeks due to the threat of new, more i…
 
Numerous people across Israel flouted the nationwide curfew on the first day of the Purim holiday, with police breaking up over 100 parties, issuing thousands of fines and making dozens of arrests. Celebrated for three days, Purim is the one of the merriest Jewish holidays, with costume parties and big feasts with family and friends. Read more 50% …
 
India’s newspapers have joined the offensive against Google, urging it to raise the ad revenue share for publishers to 85 percent. The tech giant has recently faced demands to pay local outlets for news in multiple countries. The bold demand was produced on Thursday by the Indian Newspaper Society (INS), which brings together print media houses of …
 
In the fourth episode of this bi-weekly series, co-hosts Alex Irwin-Hunt and Yessi Bello Perez continue northward through the UK's emerging entrepreneurial ecosystems, exploring the start-up scene in Scotland's most populous city Glasgow. Joining the show to provide their on-the-ground perspectives of the Glaswegian tech community are Dr. Olga Kozl…
 
German authorities have raided a far-right crime network, in their second major operation in two days. More than 500 officers, including special units, targeted 27 homes and business premises. Ten arrests have been made. The detained were aged between 24 and 55, and were members of a far-right network allegedly involved in drug and weapons traffick…
 
The French government has said it will review plans, submitted by Paris’s deputy mayor on Thursday, to lock down the capital for three weeks, after the PM placed the city and 19 other departments under “reinforced surveillance.” “The proposal of the town hall will be studied, that’s why we are doing a consultation,” government spokesman Gabriel Att…
 
A German radio host has invoked the wrath of K-Pop fans around the world after comparing the group BTS to Covid-19 and saying they deserve a 20-year vacation in North Korea for daring to cover Coldplay’s song ‘Fix You’. Firebrand host of station Bayern3, Matthias Matuschik, reportedly compared the Korean pop idols, whom he referred to as “these lit…
 
As the EU remains divided on how exactly Covid-19 health passports should be implemented, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen urged members to hurry to find a European solution, warning that Big Tech might step in first. European leaders got together for a large two-day video conference on Thursday, discussing the outstanding issues the bloc …
 
The US has targeted Iran-backed militia in Syria, the Pentagon confirmed, adding that the airstrikes were approved by US President Joe Biden and intended as reprisal for rocket attacks on US bases in Iraq. “At President Biden’s direction US military forces earlier this evening conducted airstrikes against infrastructure utilized by Iranian backed m…
 
The European Union has declared Venezuela’s chief diplomat at the bloc “persona non grata,” calling the move retaliation after Caracas expelled the EU’s ambassador in protest over a new round of sanctions from Brussels. “The Council today agreed that the head of the Mission of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the European Union be declared p…
 
Since you guys ask us so many questions in the comments and via dm and email, we decided to dedicate a whole episode to answering them! We touched on the topic of cuckoo clocks, what kinds of food we can't find in the other country, teen pregnancy, our experiences with the Covid restrictions, taxes, and MUCH MORE! Who knows, maybe we answered your …
 
Paris Deputy Mayor Emmanuel Grégoire has said that his administration will likely place the French capital under a harsh three-week lockdown to curb Covid-19, and he doesn’t care what President Emmanuel Macron thinks. A curfew is currently in place in Paris to slow the spread of Covid-19, but Grégoire said it’s “not enough to settle the curve.” Spe…
 
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The office of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has halted the sending of Covid-19 jabs to other countries after the move sparked questions from the state attorney general and angered Defense Minister Benny Gantz. The suspension was announced on Thursday, shortly after Israel's attorney general, Avichai Mandelblit, asked National Security Adviser Meir …
 
Paper: "Flexible Security Arrangements and the Future of NATO Partnerships" (Steven Keil and Sophie Arts, GMFUS.org) Op-Ed: "New Possibilities Open for the U.S.-Poland Relationship" (Michal Baranowski, RealClearWorld) Policy Brief Series: "Agenda 2021: A Blueprint for U.S.-Europe-India Cooperation" (Garima Mohan, GMFUS.org)…
 
Amid a slow vaccine rollout in the European Union, several of the bloc’s member states say they were contacted by middlemen who offered to sell them some 900 million doses of Covid-19 jabs, EU anti-fraud agency OLAF has revealed. The "alleged intermediaries" were asking for a total of 12.7 billion euros for the vaccines which they claimed to posses…
 
Fast food giant McDonald’s has reportedly set up a team of ‘intelligence analysts’ to monitor and gather data on employees suspected of being members of the ‘Fight For $15’ movement, which seeks a minimum wage hike. The damning revelation on the alleged in-house espionage practiced by McDonald’s was published by Vice’s Motherboard on Wednesday. The…
 
More than 800 officers were on duty as police in Berlin and Brandenburg carried out 26 raids across the region to enforce a ban on a Salafist group which was advocating terrorist attacks and the killing of Jews. Berlin Interior Senator Andreas Geisel told a news conference on Thursday that 19 members of the Jama’atu Berlin were targeted during the …
 
The EU’s advocate general has delivered a damming opinion on Hungary’s treatment and processing of migrants following its 2018 reforms, noting that Budapest failed to fulfill its obligations under European law. “By imposing criminal penalties on organizing activities intended to enable persons to initiate the international protection procedure who …
 
The Director Generals of Military Operations (DGsMO) of India and Pakistan have announced that they agreed to stop firing across the Kashmir border in an attempt to secure sustainable peace in the region. A ceasefire between India-administered and Pakistan-controlled Kashmir has technically been in place since 2003. However, both countries have reg…
 
A number of Latin American countries have reportedly experienced extremely aggressive negotiating tactics by US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, which has demanded full immunity from any civil claims and state assets as a guarantee. The questionable negotiating tactics by the pharmaceutical giant have been highlighted in a fresh report by the UK-based …
 
The Chinese Foreign Ministry has said it has no knowledge that US diplomats were being subjected to “undignified” anal probing in order to test for Covid-19 in China, refuting reports published by Vice on Wednesday. “To my knowledge... China has never required US diplomatic staff stationed in China to conduct anal swab tests,” Foreign Ministry spok…
 
The French minister for digital transformation has said mafia-type gangs from Eastern Europe are probably behind a spate of attacks on French hospitals and laboratories during the pandemic, rather than foreign state actors. “Concerning the hospitals, in all likelihood, it is not foreign powers, but rather Mafia-type organizations – often situated i…
 
Facebook announced in a blog post on Thursday that it has removed Instagram and Facebook accounts used by Myanmar’s military to communicate with the public in the wake of a coup by the armed forces in the Asian nation. The social media company said it was left with no choice but to ban the accounts following the “deadly violence” in the country aft…
 
Pilita Clark talks to Michael Mann, distinguished professor of atmospheric science at Penn State university, and one of the world’s best-known climate scientists. They discuss the evolution of the climate change debate, from the war on science to denialism, doomism and the forces of ‘inactivism’. Clips: Nobel Prize, Euronews, Extinction Rebellion, …
 
Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly urged US President Joe Biden to maintain his predecessor’s sanctions against the International Criminal Court, arguing that even if he disagrees with them, the US and Israel must stick together. Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu personally called up Biden last week to request he keep the Trump administration’s sanct…
 
Riots have continued in the Spanish region of Catalonia for a ninth consecutive night as demonstrators voice their anger over the arrest of rapper Pablo Hasel for insulting the monarchy and glorifying terrorism on Twitter. Protesters pelted police with bottles and stones and torched refuse containers in the town of Vilanova i La Geltrú, in the prov…
 
From this Friday, the city of Dunkirk and the surrounding area will enter a weekend lockdown similar to that in Nice, France's Health Minister Olivier Veran has announced while warning of an uptick in Covid-19 cases nationwide. "The epidemic situation is deteriorating in our country," Veran said during a televised news briefing on Wednesday from Du…
 
A man described as the head of Islamic State’s (IS, formerly ISIS) recruiting network in Germany has been sentenced to 10 and a half years in a high-profile case that took more than three years to try. An Iraqi man identified as Ahmad Abdulaziz Abdullah A., also known as Abu Walaa, has been sentenced to 10 and a half years in prison by a regional c…
 
The Polish government has banned the wearing of face coverings and scarves as an acceptable means of protecting oneself against Covid-19, as the third wave of the virus gathers momentum in the east European state. “Until now, we had the opportunity to use alternatives to masks. But now we want to stop using them. A face covering can be used in addi…
 
Social media giant Facebook said Wednesday it “inadvertently” blocked some content including a large swathe of charity and state health pages when it imposed a week-long ban on news in a standoff over Australia’s new media code. The admission of error comes a day after Facebook agreed to reverse its prohibition on Australian news content after the …
 
Everybody has an opinion! In another episode of the Econ With Jac series, Jac covers Monetarist Economics: a direct criticism of Keynesian Economics. Tweet us @HDWNKT with your thoughts on an Econ With Jac mini-series! Check out FSO Compass here: https://fsocompass.com/hdwnkt Help us improve the quality of our podcast by contributing to our Patreon…
 
Iran’s Central Bank says the country expects to receive at least $1 billion dollars of frozen Iranian assets being held by South Korea in accordance with US sanctions on Tehran, after Seoul agreed to release some of the funds. “In the meeting with the South Korean envoy, we stressed how Iran could use its resources,” Governor of the Central Bank of…
 
China’s Foreign Ministry has hit out at the UK, lamenting its use of the UN Human Rights Council to “spread false information” after London accused Beijing of systematically violating the human rights of minority groups. “Britain’s so-called adoption of a resolution on this issue is obviously an ulterior motive. Its purpose is to confuse and discre…
 
Venezuela’s National Assembly has backed a move to kick the EU’s ambassador to Caracas out of the county and rejected Brussel’s decision to sanction 19 Venezuelan officials for “undermining democracy” and human rights abuses. “I vote with both hands for the European Union representative to be declared persona non grata,” Assembly Speaker Jorge Rodr…
 
Sensitive medical records on nearly 500,000 patients in France have been stolen in a major cyber attack on dozens of healthcare labs, landing online after an alleged dispute between the hackers, according to media reports. A file containing names and contact details on 491,840 people has made the rounds online since at least earlier this month, acc…
 
The number of far-right extremists in the German Armed Forces has grown by almost a third, while the number of military personnel rejecting the post-WWII German state has almost doubled, a commissioner told Germany's parliament. German military counterintelligence has found a total of 477 suspected right-wing extremists within the ranks of the coun…
 
The EU Commission has told six nations that their Covid border restrictions have “gone too far” and must be relaxed after a German minister defended the country’s measures aimed at fighting the spread of new strains of the virus. The EC’s justice commissioner, Didier Reynders, has said Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hungary, and Sweden have 10…
 
Millions of dollars in World Bank funding for Lebanon's Covid-19 vaccine rollout could be halted due to alleged queue-jumping for the jab by the country's MPs, the financial institution's regional director said on Tuesday. According to local media, Lebanese MPs and parliamentary staff over age 75 were to be vaccinated on Tuesday without needing to …
 
Sam and Mikey offer praise and words of warnings for USWNT and discuss the sad Jordan Morris news. Tommy joins to run down last week's Champions League results [8:45] -- including debates on Messi/Ronny vs Mbappe/Haaland plus Mbappe vs Haaland -- along with previews/predictions for this week's games. Weekly recap [25:15] runs through the good, bad …
 
One of three men on trial in Malta for the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia has been sentenced, after admitting to his part in the assassination of the journalist and activist in a car bombing near her home in October 2017. On Tuesday, Vincent Muscat pleaded guilty to the murder of the Maltese anti-corruption journalist. Muscat along with two other…
 
Four Greek fighter jets flew close to a Turkish vessel in the Aegean Sea, the Turkish Defense Ministry said on Tuesday as the two nations seek to reconcile their differences over the disputed waters with a new round of talks. Athens has reportedly denied that it had sent F-16s to approach the Cesme research boat, which last week was deployed on a s…
 
Social media giant Facebook has announced its first proposed deal with an Australian news organization after the tech company lifted its journalism ban on the site over the government’s proposed media code legislation. Hours after Facebook reversed its controversial decision to prohibit Australians from accessing news content on the platform, the c…
 
The Philippines has offered to lift the cap stopping nurses and other healthcare workers from leaving the country if the United Kingdom and Germany send Covid-19 vaccines in exchange. Though the country currently has a 5,000 person per year limit for healthcare workers leaving the country, International Labour Affairs Bureau Director Alice Visperas…
 
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