Archive for May of 2014

150 150th Episode!!! Around the World in 5 Steps

May 30, 2014


Special 150th Episode Edition of English News Weekly

This is a slightly different edition of Hiroshima University's English News Weekly podcast as we celebrate our 150th episode! Usually English News Weekly chooses one interesting, important or unusual news story from Japan or around the world. However this week we are going to be doing things a little differently...We will be looking at the five big news stories from Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and South America.

English News Weekly の150回目のエピソードを記念して、今回は特別編をお届けします!English News Weeklyでは毎週、日本や世界の各地で 起こった興味深いニュースや重要なニュース、また時には珍しいニュースを一つ選んで取り上げています。今週は少し趣向を変え、アフリカ、アジア、ヨーロッパ、北米、南米から、5つのビッグニュースをお届けします。

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May 30, 2014
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149 - The Most Selfie City

May 23, 2014


This week's podcast looks at which city has the most people taking "selfie" pictures around the world. Can you guess which city it is?

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May 23, 2014
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148 A Bad Mother's Day?

May 16, 2014


This week's podcast looks at some countries which had been chosen as the best and worst countries to be a mother in. There are a few surprises in the list.

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May 16, 2014
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147 Threat to Sell Kidnapped Schoolgirls

May 09, 2014


This week's podcast looks at concerning news from Africa's biggest country, Nigeria, where 250 kidnapped schoolgirls are being threatened by their captives.

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May 09, 2014
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146 NBA Storm: Owner Banned

May 02, 2014


This week's podcast looks at a big controversy from the National Basketball Association in the United States.

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May 02, 2014
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