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Best International podcasts we could find (updated August 2020)
Best International podcasts we could find
Updated August 2020
Updated August 2020
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The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4
NPR's top daily news about world events, politics, economy and culture. Download the World Story of the Day podcast.
Fareed Zakaria GPS takes a comprehensive look at foreign affairs and global policies through in-depth, one-on-one interviews and fascinating roundtable discussions.
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.
“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.
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
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.
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.
A weekly podcast covering the build up to, breakout of and consequences of various conflicts in history.
A weekly discussion of the geopolitical implications of current events in the Asia-Pacific, hosted by Ankit Panda from The Diplomat, with regular guests.
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.
The World Unpacked is a biweekly foreign policy podcast, hosted by Laura Lucas Magnuson, 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.
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.
Stories about the ins, outs, and whathaveyous of what keeps us safe. Hosted by Laicie Heeley. Things That Go Boom takes an unconventional look at critical global and national security issues — so grab a beer and buckle up. It gets bumpy.
Global perspective, human stories
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.
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.
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.
Our flagship daily news show, where hosts Shashank Bhargava and Arun George talk to in-house experts about what is going on and why you need to care about it
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.
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.
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.
Discussions over drinks with security, defense, and foreign policy insiders and experts. The original War on the Rocks podcast series.
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.
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.
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.
In this new podcast series, Agnes Frimston and Ben Horton interview Chatham House experts about the critical underlying issues which are shaping modern society.
Each episode of The President’s Inbox explores a foreign policy challenge facing the United States.
Asia Rising, the podcast of La Trobe Asia which takes a critical look at the key issues facing Asia's states and societies.
Monocle 24’s unrivalled coverage of news and current affairs kicks off on weekdays with ‘The Globalist’ at 07.00 GMT/08.00 CET. Anchored from London and Zürich, join our editors for insight and opinion on the big current affairs and business stories of the day and a review of the European front pages. Nominated for Best Daily Podcast in the 2020 British Podcast Awards.
An in-depth look at the issues, culture and personalities shaping Canada today.
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.
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.
PM covers stories across Australia and the world, explaining and analysing the most important events and issues of the day.
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.
A hard-hitting, factual podcast that seeks to undermine modern narratives with the use of evidence, facts and statistics.
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.
This powerful opinion-based show throws the floor open to an enquiring public for discussions on the issues affecting the country and its people and ensuring that the average citizen gets a voice.
Since 2010 Media Roots Radio has been a non-partisan, radical political podcast focusing on foreign policy, the police state and social issues hosted by former Breaking the Set (RT) host & journalist Abby Martin and co-hosted by her brother & filmmaker (A Very Heavy Agenda) Robbie Martin. Conversational, controversial and at times passionate and explicit, Media Roots stands apart from the majority of podcasts coming from a similar political pov. Patreon: www.patreon.com/mediarootsradio
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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 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Brought to you by the Texas National Security Review, this podcast features lectures, interviews, and panel discussions at the University of Texas.
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Design In An Age of Crisis is a new mini-series on the Undercurrents podcast feed. On 22 July 2020, London Design Biennale and Chatham House launched an open call inviting radical design solutions from the world’s design community, the public and young people. The open call hopes to harness the creativity that comes from crisis. In this episode, Si…
Inexcusable and inexplicable oversights by New South Wales health blamed for the Ruby Princess cruise ship debacle; and the Prime Minister's saying sorry – but rejecting any suggestion the Commonwealth wasn't prepared for Aged Care COVID outbreaks.
As US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, continues his tour of Mitteleuropa, we assess the US’s foreign-policy agenda on the continent. Plus: why dissent in Thailand is growing, and Monocle’s Andrew Mueller on what he’s learned this week.By Monocle 24
On this week's episode of The Explainer, journalist with the Irish Farmer's Journal, Hannah Quinn Mulligan, talks us through what the Covid-19 outbreaks tell us about the meat industry in Ireland.She talks Sinéad O'Carroll through how the clusters emerged in Kildare, Laois, and Offaly; how important the meat processing industry is to Ireland; the c…
News wrap @ morning, 13 August 2020
In this episode, national editor Tory Maguire is joined by senior economics correspondent Shane Wright to discuss Australia's record unemployment and the impact Victoria's coronavirus resurgence will have on recovering.By The Age and Sydney Morning Herald
Coronavirus case numbers in Victoria are back up to 372 today and another 14 people have died, including a man in his 20s. He's Australia's youngest victim of the pandemic.
After a dip in case numbers yesterday, Victoria has recorded 372 new cases today and 14 deaths.
A growing number of mystery cases has authorities on high alert in New South Wales.
The New Zealand coronavirus outbreak is continuing to grow and has now spread beyond Auckland.
The US leader is hailing the agreement by Israel and the United Arab Emirates to establish full diplomatic ties as a significant step forward.
India remains among the top three countries in the world with the most COVID-19 case numbers, accompanied by the United States and Brazil.
Pacific communities are coming together through song and music in just a few hours’ time, to help beat back the coronavirus pandemic and assist vulnerable nations in the region build a better future. The Pacific Unite Concert, on Saturday, will be paying tribute to essential workers for their lifesaving effort, and supporting all islanders to play …
In today’s episode we’re first speaking with Shubhajit Roy, The Indian Express’s Associate Editor covering foreign affairs, about a meeting between India and Nepal next week that will be closely watched. Then, Mohamed Thaver, who reports on crime for The Indian Express, discusses why rapper Badshah and others are being interrogated by the Mumbai Po…
The deal involves Israel suspending its plan to annex parts of the occupied West Bank. Also: Washington suspends all private charter flights to Cuba, and DNA analysis of the Siberian woolly rhino gives new clues to the reason for its extinction.By BBC World Service
Israel and the United Arab Emirates announced Thursday that they will normalize diplomatic ties. Under the agreement, Israel has agreed to suspend its planned annexation of areas of the West Bank. And, as the coronavirus ravages the US, there are very few countries allowing Americans to cross their borders. But if you’re in the military, the US has…
The United Arab Emirates is to become the first Gulf state to recognise Israel in return for the Jewish state's agreeing to freeze its plans to annex much of the occupied West Bank. Bahrain has indicated it may follow suit. The UAE becomes only the third Arab country to recognise Israel after Egypt and Jordan.Also in the programme: Lebanon's cabine…
BBC — Plans to allow industrial logging in one of central Africa's last intact forests have been halted, in a move welcomed by environmental campaigners.We speak to Sam Okyere, one of the few black media personalities in South Korea. He criticised a group of Korean students who had painted their faces black while performing a parody of the Ghanaian…
At the beginning of the pandemic Prime Minister Scott Morrison was keen to project himself as a unifying leader, coordinating the nation’s response. But as the crisis has stretched on he’s adopted a much more reserved approach – on internal border disputes and aged care. Today, Paul Bongiorno on Morrison’s strategy of inaction and if it will work. …
There has been anger at the A-Levels awarded, with almost 40% of results downgradedBy BBC Radio 4
Reduce, re-use, recycle is taking on a new and more formal meaning with the government's product stewardship scheme.
Alex and returning guest Jen Kirby talk about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s claim that Moscow has developed a coronavirus vaccine. They discuss how Russia skipped several safety steps and how the announcement highlights the troubling problem of “vaccine nationalism.” Basically, it’s every country for itself when creating a Covid-19 vaccine ins…
Access to handwashing facilities, key for safe return to schools UNESCO rallies international community to save historic Beirut culture Nearly 3,000 community health workers trained to aid Haiti COVID responseBy Matt Wells, UN News
Many dressed in white as they called for an end to police brutality. Several strikes have also been reported at state-owned factories in protest against President Lukashenko. Also: the Chinese president launches a clean plate campaign to reduce food waste, and why Donald Trump is demanding more powerful showers.…
Natalia Denisova, a lawyer in Belarus, speaks about her detention after Sunday's election. Meanwhile, protests opposing the re-election of President Alexander Lukashenko have continued in the capital, Minsk. Protestors allege there was widespread vote-rigging after Mr Lukashenko won 80% of Sunday's vote.Also in the programme: Coronavirus deaths ris…
Ayush Tiwari brings you stories from Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and more. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
A foretaste of our brand new podcast on the U.S. elections, hosted by POLITICO's Ryan Heath. Starting on Tuesday August 18, Ryan and guests will combine in-depth knowledge of the American political scene with an outsider's perspective to explore what the elections mean for the U.S., Europe and the world. A new episode of Campaign Confidential will …
News wrap @ evening, 13 August 2020
The headlines this evening, from The Indian Express.By The Indian Express
Robert Farley discusses the intersection of defense technology and intellectual property law.By Ankit Panda, The Diplomat
Thousands of Venezuelans are trying to make their way back to the country they fled. They left because of the economic crisis to look for work elsewhere, but the pandemic has cost them those jobs.By NPR
There are lots of reasons schools should open in the fall. From parents’ sanity and productivity to the fact that without the childcare schools provide, working parents are basically screwed and economic recovery is impossible. But there’s another assumption that we make when discussing sending kids back in September: That going back will be the be…
Counsel assisting the Aged Care Royal Commission rejects the government’s assertions that it has adequately prepared the industry for the pandemic; and an Order of Australia recipient slams a government plan to withdraw HECS loans from failing university students.
Kamala Harris and Joe Biden appear as running mates for the first time; we ask whether the Democrats have a winning ticket for November. Plus: as Austria ponders a scaled-down military, who will pick up the slack?By Monocle 24
In this episode, senior culture writer Nathanael Cooper is joined by media and telecommunications journalist Zoe Samios to discuss the future of local streaming services like Stan and Binge as global media giants begin to establish their own services.By The Age and Sydney Morning Herald
Scandal has surrounded the Trump administration since the very beginning — and CNN Chief Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin has looked at every angle of it in his new book, True Crimes and Misdemeanors: The Investigation of Donald Trump.
In a conversation first aired in February, New Yorker writer David Owen says people need to pay more attention to their hearing, because it is easier than ever to cause hearing loss with everyday activities. And psychology professor Natalie Phillips discusses the link between hearing loss and cognitive decline.…
The arts have been hit hard by COVID-19. But at the end of July, the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity welcomed back their first artist, Canadian pianist Jan Lisiecki. He tells us about the importance of bringing music into people’s lives — through virtual concerts — to ease the stress of the pandemic.…
Our national affairs panellists weigh in on the speculation about Finance Minister Bill Morneau's political future, Bloc Québécois calls for a federal election, and the final days of the Conservative leadership race.
Victoria's recorded 278 new infections and eight deaths. The numbers appear to be stabilising, but the outbreak's still tearing at the state's social, economic and emotional fabric.
Melbourne is known as being one of the world's most multicultural cities, but the COVID-19 has brought some of the language barriers into sharp focus.
The Federal Opposition leader Anthony Albanese says the government must be held to account for mishandling the aged care sector as the devastation from Coronavirus continues to take hold.
The New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says infections in Auckland will 'grow before they slow'.
US presidential hopeful Joe Biden has made his first public appearance with his newly-chosen running mate, Karmala Harris, discussing their shared vision of how to defeat Donald Trump.
Will Democrat Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris improve the voting turnout within the African-American community and other minority groups?
Belarus is sometimes referred to as Europe's last dictatorship. Since 1994 it has been ruled by just one man -- Alexander Lukashenko, and he has ruled the country with an iron fist. In early August Belarusians went to the polls for presidential elections in which Lukashenko was declared the winner by a wide margin. Belarusians, however, did not acc…