279 - America’s Airport Anger

February 03, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on rising anger at travel restrictions that have been imposed on some travellers entering the United States. The new rules, part of President Trump's immigration policy restricts entry into America for people from seven countries. Why is Pres Trump doing this? Is it working? What has been the fall-out?

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February 03, 2017
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272 - Japan’s Abe: First Leader to Visit Pearl Harbor

December 09, 2016


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on the announcement that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will become the first Japanese leader to visit Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. The visit will be with outgoing US President Barack Obama, who in August became the first sitting American president to visit Peace Park in Hiroshima. What will happen? Why is this visit so important?

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December 09, 2016
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271 - Hero or Tyrant..?

December 02, 2016


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on the death and legacy of one of the 20th Century's most important figures – Fidel Castro. The Cuban revolutionary leader, and former president, has died aged 91 years-old. Since his death was announced, debate over Castro's legacy has raged amongst Cubans at home and in exile, as well as world leaders around the world. In death why is Fidel Castro so controversial?

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December 02, 2016
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249 - Truly, the Greatest!

June 10, 2016


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on the sad news of the passing of one of the most significant people of the 20th Century – Muhammad Ali. Mr Ali became famous as a three- time heavyweight boxing champion of the world, but was also an activist, humanitarian, poet and showman. He also suffered from Parkinson's Disease caused by his many boxing fights. But, why is Mr Ali called 'The Greatest'?

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June 10, 2016
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247 - Memory Must Never Fade

May 29, 2016


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on an historic visit to Hiroshima by the US President, Barack Obama. President Obama has become the first US president to ever visit Peace Park, the memorial site that commemorates the dropping of the world's first atomic bomb on August 6th 1945. His visit comes just one month after US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Hiroshima. What did President Obama do whilst in Hiroshima?
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May 29, 2016
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