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United Kingdom

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BBC

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What’s been happening around the world and why it matters

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English


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Terror in Barcelona: How can cities defend themselves?

8/19/2017
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What's been happening around the world and why it matters

Duration: 00:22:58


War of Words: Trump vs North Korea

8/12/2017
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As the rhetoric increases on both sides, all eyes are focussed on Washington and Pyongyang. With intelligence suggesting North Korea's nuclear programme is at an advanced stage, how will the world react? And how far can it live with a nuclear North Korea? Also: why we may not be ready for the next financial crash and why there are renewed calls for all doping athletes to be banned for life. Picture: Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump, Credit: AFP/Getty Images

Duration: 00:22:57


Increasingly isolated: Trump on Russia

8/5/2017
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As legal pressure on the president grows, splits are appearing with Republicans in Congress. And Russia's worried about US sanctions. How the man who wanted to improve relations with Russia is finding it impossible. Also in this programme/podcast: why the US is moving away from nuclear; why crime doesn't necessarily pay; and why the Venezuelan government is sidelining its own national assembly. (Photo: President Trump walks to Air Force One prior to departure from Andrew Air Force Base....

Duration: 00:23:41


Change at the top in China

7/29/2017
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News that the former party boss in Chongqing is being investigated for corruption removes him from the race to be next party and national leader. The future leadership of the party should have started becoming clearer later this year. Instead, it all seems up in the air. (Photo: People board a cable car in Chongqing. Credit: AFP/Getty)

Duration: 00:23:50