Archive for June of 2013

104 Nelson Mandela: Master of His Own Fate

June 28, 2013

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This week's English News Weekly Podcast is about Nelson Mandela, who is very sick in a hospital in Pretoria, South Africa.

Mr Mandela is one of the few people who is famous in almost every country in the world. He is also arguably one of the greatest human beings of the 20th Century.

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June 28, 2013
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103 The G8 - Blood on their hand ..?

June 21, 2013

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The G8 - a group of leading economic powers - met this week in Northern Ireland, UK. This week's ENW podcast looks at how the civil-war in Syria has caused big problems between the USA & Russia.

Japan has also been urged to modernise its economy - how will PM Abe react?

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June 21, 2013
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102 A 40,000 km Trek

June 14, 2013

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This week ENW looks at an incredible journey made by one Japanese man. Masahito Yoshida, 32, decided his life was boring. So he quit his job...and walked around the world!

That is a journey of 40,000 km! It took him 4.5 years to complete!

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June 14, 2013
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101 Japanese Demonstrate on Nuclear Regeneration

June 07, 2013

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ENW turns to Japan for this week's episode - Ep 101.

Concerns grow that PM Abe's LDP-led government might re-open some of the 50 closed Japanese nuclear power plants.

ENW Ep 101 looks at the big demonstrations in Tokyo against re-opening any nuclear power stations. But is this really a bad idea?

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June 07, 2013
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