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The Newsmakers is TRT World’s flagship current affairs programme, featuring in-depth reports and interviews with the drivers of the biggest stories of the week. Hosted by award-winning journalist Imran Garda, we go to the heart of every issue, offering unfiltered debates, context and commentary that disrupt conventional perspectives on international affairs. We generate discussion, drive the news agenda and demand accountability from people in power. The Newsmakers is an honest and relevant ...
 
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Iron Culture

Eric Helms & Omar Isuf

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Iron Culture was started by Eric Helms and Omar Isuf as a means of exploring the world of physical culture and attempting to distill a unified philosophy of lifting and to help listeners find greater meaning from the iron. The lifting community has become fractured over the last ~70 years and this Podcast will attempt to explore the fundamental threads that unite these different tribes. The Podcast focuses on dispensing practical, useful information to the listener, bouncing from history, to ...
 
4-Time Trainer Of The Year Mike Dolce shares his thoughts on topics ranging from pregnancy weight to bench pressing twice your body weight. He also answers your questions and brings you behind the scenes of his world-class training camps. The founder of The Dolce Diet, Mike is known the world over for his work managing the weight cuts of professional athletes worldwide. His #1 international best-selling books include The Dolce Diet: 3 Weeks to Shredded, The Dolce Diet: Living Lean, & The Dol ...
 
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Turkey and Armenia haven't had any official relations since 1993. But lately, leaders from both the countries are sending positive signals about their willingness to reset ties. The bone of contention between Turkey and Armenia was the Armenian occupation of Azerbaijani territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan once agai…
 
France's reaction to a new security partnership signed between the US, the UK and Australia was that of anger and frustration. Under the new alliance, called AUKUS, Australia scrapped its earlier submarine deal with Paris in favour of American ones. The French foreign minister said it wasn't just about the lost business, but also about the US's una…
 
The signing of a new security pact between the US, the UK and Australia drew a sharp response from France. France said its ally, the US, had engaged in 'lies' and 'duplicity' as it secretly formed the AUKUS alliance. Some analysts say the alliance seems to undermine the role of NATO and exposes a lack of a unified strategy among its allies to count…
 
*) Day 3 of UNGA: Leaders highlight disparity in Covid vaccine availabilityThe Covid-19 vaccine distribution inequity has come into sharper focus as many leaders of African countries spoke at the UN General Assembly.South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa urged member states to support a temporary trade waiver to allow more countries to produce Co…
 
Prince Andrew has officially been served with a lawsuit by Virginia Giuffre! We speak to Alan Dershowitz, Professor Emeritus at Harvard Law School who defended Jeffrey Epstein, Lisa Bloom who is currently representing three of Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged victims and a witness against Prince Andrew, and Russell Myers, Royal Editor for the Daily Mirror…
 
*) Taliban’s new UN envoy urges quick world recognition of Afghan rulers The Taliban’s newly appointed envoy to the United Nations has urged quick world recognition of Afghanistan’s new rulers.Earlier, the Taliban wrote to the UN requesting its new UN representative, Suhail Shaheen, be allowed to address the General Assembly currently underway in N…
 
62 million Germans will be casting their ballots on the 26th of September. The outcome is expected to be a two or three way coalition but with several combinations possible, which parties will take the lead?GUESTS:Michael GahlerChristian Democratic Union Ursula MunchDirector of the Academy for Political Education Arne LietzSocial Democratic PartyRo…
 
Angela Merkel is set to leave her position after more than a decade and a half. And while some applaud her political style in Europe, others see a lack of bold leadership. What do Europeans expect from a post-Merkel Germany?GUESTS: Stefan Collignon Professor of European Political EconomyMatthew Qvortrup Author of ‘Angela Merkel, Europe’s most influ…
 
Streaming services have dominated television's biggest awards night. Online platforms took the lion's share of accolades at this year's Emmy Awards. And with streaming companies pledging to invest billions of dollars in new content, more viewers are expected to cut the cord on cable TV.#EmmyAwards #AppleTV+ #HBOMax #Netflix…
 
Justin Trudeau has won a third term as Canada's prime minister, but has fallen short of winning a majority. Votes are still being counted but his Liberal Party currently has 158 seats. That's a few more than it won in 2019, but not enough for a majority. Trudeau had hoped to send as many Liberal MPs to Ottawa to govern, without directly asking Cana…
 
Australia's decision to pull-out of a submarine deal with France is threatening to cause rifts between the US, UK and their European allies. Canberra has ditched a 2016 deal to build submarines with Paris in favour of a new defence pact with Washington and London. The French government has accused the three of deceit and back-stabbing. And any reta…
 
Markets from New York to Shanghai have been in turmoil, amid warnings one of China's largest property developers is on the brink of collapse. Investors are worried about Evergrande's ability to repay 300-billion dollars of debt.. and whether Beijing will step-in to rescue the company. As Paolo Montecillo reports, some are asking if China is about t…
 
*) Joe Biden promises 'relentless diplomacy,' not Cold WarUS President Joe Biden in his address to the UN General Assembly has pledged American cooperation through what he called a decisive decade for the planet. Biden promised to increase climate financing for developing countries. He also said his administration is moving away from the 'America F…
 
Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to call it quits after 16 years in power. Over the past decade and a half, Merkel’s leadership helped her become a force not only in Europe, but also on the global stage. During her time in power, Merkel enjoyed a cordial relationship with the Turkish president as well. So, what’s Merkel’s legacy? How will …
 
Turkey’s central bank is teaming up with researchers to study the benefits of a digital currency. It hopes to tap into blockchain technology that powers cryptocurrencies to introduce a safer option – a digital lira. And Turkey isn’t the only country researching digital currencies; the US, China and India are also doing their own research on such pl…
 
*) Trudeau's Liberals win pollsCanada's ruling Liberal Party led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to form the next government, according to state media projections.Trudeau's Liberals are projected to win most seats but it's still unclear if they will have a majority in parliament. Polls show the Liberals leading in over 150 electoral distric…
 
Fitness expert Mike Dolce offers a no-nonsense look at life, focusing on topics like fitness, health, weight loss, relationships, money, parenting and more! Come laugh with us, and maybe learn a thing or two! A father of two young girls, Mike Dolce is a 4X World MMA Awards Trainer of the Year, NJ Martial Arts Hall of Fame Inductee and was named a M…
 
We are back with another question and answer episode! This one includes a deep dive into exercise selection, execution, and ways to maximize time efficiency as it relates to exercise selection, covering both strength and physique goals, those who have both goals, and other nuances on these topics that people often don’t consider. Further, we discus…
 
*) US says Kabul drone strike killed 10 civilians, including childrenA US drone strike in Kabul last month killed as many as 10 civilians, including seven children, the US military has admitted, apologising for what it called a “tragic mistake”.The Pentagon had said the August 29 strike targeted a Daesh suicide bomber who posed an imminent threat t…
 
Sustainable goods and products are in high demand these days. But even for environmentally-friendly produced items, it's almost impossible to avoid using fossil fuels to transport them. One company wants to change that. The Apollonia is a carbon-neutral merchant vessel. The wind-powered schooner began transporting local products along the Hudson Ri…
 
Rising bitcoin prices are heating up the race for mining more cryptocurrencies. Mining farms are large computer systems that perform complex calculations to create new coins. But they use a lot of electrical equipment and disposing of it is becoming a challenge. A new study published in the journal 'El Sevier' suggests bitcoin generated more than 3…
 
Turkey's trade with Africa has surged tenfold over the past two decades and many of its companies are investing in the continent. The government's also eager to boost economic co-operation. It called 2020 the Year of Africa, but the pandemic forced most events planned for it online. Now that social restrictions have been lifted, representatives of …
 
For the first time ever a spacecraft carrying only civilians has launched into space. The two men and two women blasted-off from Florida' s Kennedy Space Centre on board Elon Musk’s SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule on Wednesday night. They'll spend three days in orbit before returning to Earth, marking another big step towards developing the space touris…
 
Iran’s ramping up of uranium enrichment to 60 percent in the aftermath of the assassination of its lead scientist was enough to alarm the West. But the country’s decision to allow the International Atomic Energy Agency to resume maintenance work on cameras at its nuclear facilities was seen as a welcome step to move towards restoration of the previ…
 
Iran has allowed the global nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency, to monitor the progress of its nuclear programme. This has renewed some hopes for the revival of the stalled nuclear talks between the West and Iran. But is Iran’s concession to the nuclear watchdog a gesture of goodwill or just posturing ahead of possible talks? …
 
Syria’s Bashar al Assad recently made an unannounced visit to Moscow and met Russian President Vladimir Putin. The two discussed some of the last opposition-held areas in the country. Though much of Syria’s north continues to be out of Assad’s control, it is the last opposition stronghold in Idlib that’s troubling both Assad and Putin. So, are Assa…
 
An investigation has found International Monetary Fund chief Kristalina Georgieva pressured staff at the World Bank to artificially boost China's ranking in an influential report when she was chief executive of the lender. The external inquiry says Georgieva and the-then World Bank president Jim Yong Kim led efforts to improve China's standing in t…
 
More than a billion students were affected by school closures last year. Now children are returning to the classroom. But with many unvaccinated and not wearing masks, will we see another surge? And do the benefits of in-person teaching outweigh the risks of virus transmission?GUESTS: Dr David Strain University of Exeter Medical SchoolHelen Ross Sp…
 
*) HRW reports 'war crimes’ attacks on Eritrean refugees in TigrayEritrean refugees in Ethiopia's Tigray have suffered abuses ranging from executions to rape in what amount to "clear war crimes", Human Rights Watch says.The rights watchdog says the Tigrayans distrusted them as they were the same nationality as occupying Eritrean soldiers, who in tu…
 
The Turkish central bank is teaming-up with researchers to study the potential benefits of a shift toward electronic money. This new payment will be a version of the Turkish lira that's only available digitally. That means there'll be no need to print banknotes or mint coins. As cryptocurrencies become more popular, the world's central banks have r…
 
Gavin Newsom has survived an attempt to boot him out of office. This means the Democrat can carry on leading the world’s fifth biggest economy and continue his liberal policies, which affect the lives of 40 million Californians. It’s perhaps no surprise he won given that Democrats apparently outnumber Republicans in California two to one! But the a…
 
The Turkish central bank is teaming-up with researchers to study the potential benefits of a shift toward electronic money. This new payment will be a version of the Turkish lira that's only available digitally. That means there'll be no need to print banknotes or mint coins. As cryptocurrencies become more popular, the world's central banks have r…
 
*) Taliban denies reports of leadership row over make-up of govtIn Afghanistan, there have been reports of a row between Taliban leaders over the make-up of the new government.Senior Taliban officials have told British media that two rival parties allegedly fought at the presidential palace, but the Taliban has officially denied this. The group sei…
 
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development says the world economy will grow at its fastest pace in five decades this year. The roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines has allowed many countries to re-open during the pandemic, after last year's painful lockdowns to contain the spread of the coronavirus. But the UN agency warns the global economic …
 
*) Afghanistan facing humanitarian crisis month into Taliban ruleIt has been a month since the Taliban swept to power in Afghanistan, seizing the capital Kabul with barely a fight.Since the Taliban took over, it has announced an all-male interim cabinet and restarted operations at Kabul airport. But the month has also been marked by a crippling cas…
 
The legal stand-off between Epic Games and Apple is heating up. The videogame developer has been ordered to pay $3.7 million to Apple for revenues generated through the iPhone maker's app store. Meanwhile, Apple has been ordered to let developers opt out of its marketplace. Epic Games is appealing the verdict. It wants the tech giant to let develop…
 
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