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The ABC's overseas reporters give their interpretation and analyses of the week's major events, and offer perceptive observations about the countries and regions in which they're based.

The ABC's overseas reporters give their interpretation and analyses of the week's major events, and offer perceptive observations about the countries and regions in which they're based.
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Sydney, NSW

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The ABC's overseas reporters give their interpretation and analyses of the week's major events, and offer perceptive observations about the countries and regions in which they're based.

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English

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Radio Current Affairs ABC Ultimo Centre Level 1, 700 Harris Street Ultimo NSW 2007 +61 2 8333 2177


Episodes

Correspondents Report

11/17/2018
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On this week's Correspondents Report: Correspondent Stephanie March farewells Washington; we take a close look at a regime which controlled Portugal for almost half a century; and China correspondent Bill Birtles takes us to Beijing's largest bird, fish and animal market.

Duration:00:25:10

Finding the real Beijing

11/17/2018
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Beijing has transformed from a distinctively Chinese city into one that looks familiar to all international travellers with international brands everywhere, but China correspondent Bill Birtles has a place he likes to go to that hasn't lost its old school charm.

Duration:00:06:34

A reminder of the oppressive rule of António de Oliveira Salazar in Portugal

11/15/2018
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Europe Correspondent Linton Besser heads to Portugal, and takes a look at a regime which controlled the country for almost half a century. It's a story about secret police, informants, and thousands of political prisoners.

Duration:00:07:27

Correspondent Stephanie March on her time in Washington

11/15/2018
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Correspondent Stephanie March farewells Washington. During her time in the post, she's witnessed the worst of life in North America, and had to report on many mass shootings. But she's also had a front row seat to many captivating stories.

Duration:00:10:13

The next two years of Donald Trump

11/11/2018
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US President Donald Trump has come out swinging after the mid-term elections, leaving the Washington press pool wondering what to expect for the next two years.

Duration:00:06:26

Parallels between Chicago and Melbourne

11/11/2018
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Eric Tlozek usually covers the Middle East, but he recently found himself on assignment in North America. While some things haven't changed, he was surprised to find so many parallels with Australia.

Duration:00:05:38

Settling into a new posting in PNG

11/11/2018
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Our new Papua New Guinea Correspondent Natalie Whiting has arrived in the country just before the APEC Summit. She's hit the ground running while trying to adjust to a new country.

Duration:00:06:44

Journalists critical of CNN suspension

11/11/2018
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The White House Correspondents Association has accused the Trump Administration of using security credentials as a tool to punish a reporter.

Duration:00:05:35

Correspondents Report

11/11/2018
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On this week's Correspondents Report: The Trump administration is accused of using security credentials as a tool to punish a reporter; correspondent Eric Tlozek reflects on the state of everyday life in the United States; and correspondent Natalie Whiting shares her experiences settling in to Papua New Guinea ahead of the APEC summit.

Duration:00:25:12

Rap song causes a stir in Thailand

11/4/2018
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A controversial rap song has become a huge talking point in Thailand. The police are threatening charges against the rappers, and officials from the Prime Minister down have criticised the tune.

Duration:00:04:35

Correspondents Report

11/4/2018
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On this week's Correspondents Report: Our North America Correspondents try spending a day in President Trump's shoes; a controversial rap song in Thailand has been become a huge talking point with the police threatening to press charges against the rappers; and the death of Jamal Khashoggi has raised questions about the relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia.

Duration:00:25:02

Broad implications of Saudi journalist death

11/3/2018
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The death of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi has raised broader questions about the relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia.

Duration:00:06:13

A light-hearted look at presidential routines

11/3/2018
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Our North America Correspondents have taken a light-hearted look at presidential routines by trying to spend a day in Donald Trump's shoes.

Duration:00:08:01

Leicester City coming to terms with tragedy

11/3/2018
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Correspondent Samantha Hawley hasn't been in the UK long, but she's already had a major football initiation. It revolved around a recent tragedy that's deeply affecting one of the clubs.

Duration:00:04:27

Correspondents Report

10/28/2018
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On this week's Correspondents Report: ABC correspondent James Glenday reflects on his time in Europe; Zimbabwe's new President promised jobs and economic recovery but the nation is sliding back into economic stagnation; and Japan has a famously low crime rate, but what caused the city to be plunged into chaos as authorities pursued a target?

Duration:00:19:06

Raccoon plunges Tokyo into chaos

10/27/2018
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Japan has a famously low crime rate, but this week the city was plunged into chaos as authorities pursued a target. So what sparked the mayhem?

Duration:00:03:10

Zimbabwe's economy in turmoil

10/27/2018
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Zimbabwe's new President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, came into power earlier this year, promising jobs and economic recovery. But as ABC Correspondent Siobhan Heanue found out, the nation is sliding back into economic stagnation.

Duration:00:09:28

James Glenday farewells Europe

10/27/2018
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Over the past three years, ABC correspondent James Glenday has been based in Europe. During that time he's witnessed terrorism and reported on political turbulence.

Duration:00:05:21

China's prized walnuts, sometimes worth more than gold

10/20/2018
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In China, the humble walnut encased in its shell is treasured and rubbing a pair in the palm of the hand is believed to bring good fortune and health.

Duration:00:06:22

Reflections on a tragedy in Sulawesi

10/20/2018
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Our new Indonesia Correspondent, Anne Barker, barely had any time to settle into the job before tragedy struck the island of Sulawesi.

Duration:00:06:31