Best International News podcasts — News stories from around the globe (Updated January 2018; image)
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Global News Podcast
The day's top stories from BBC News compiled twice daily in the week, once at weekends.
Fareed Zakaria GPS
Fareed Zakaria GPS takes a comprehensive look at foreign affairs and global policies through in-depth, one-on-one interviews and fascinating roundtable discussions.
World Story of the Day : NPR
NPR's top daily news about world events, politics, economy, and culture. Download the World Story of the Day podcast.
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.
SBS Polish - SBS po polsku
Listen to interviews, features and community stories from the SBS Radio Polish program, including news from Australia and around the world. - Aktualności z Australii, Polski i ze świata. Można posłuchać informacji o Polonii. Nie brak publicystyki i spotkań z ludźmi biznesu, nauki i sztuki.
The Irish Times World View Podcast
The Irish Times' unrivalled foreign affairs coverage, now brought to you in weekly podcast form. Hosted by Chris Dooley with regular contributors Patrick Smyth, Denis Staunton, Simon Carswell, Lara Marlowe, Suzanne Lynch, Derek Scally, Paddy Agnew, Tom Hennigan, Clifford Coonan and Ruadhan Mac Cormaic.
Amanpour is CNN International's flagship global affairs interview program hosted by Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour.
The World This Week
What's been happening around the world and why it matters
We’re living in a confusing and scary time, bombarded everyday with stories from around the world and here at home that are hard to even follow, let alone fully understand. Worldly will be your guide to the story behind the stories and to the one thing you need to understand each week to make sense of the world around you.
Reuters World News – Spoken Edition
Late breaking world news from every corner of the globe at Reuters, your online source for international news coverage. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at
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CBC News: World Report
World Report is news that has broken overnight with a look ahead to the day's expected events.
WSJ Opinion: Foreign Edition
From the award-winning opinion pages of The Wall Street Journal, Mary Kissel and guests examine world news and foreign affairs. Get the information you need to understand the changing world, and its impact on U.S. and national interests.
Monocle 24: The Foreign Desk
Presented by Andrew Mueller, this is Monocle 24’s flagship global-affairs show featuring interviews with political leaders and in-depth analysis of the big issues of the day. Featured as a ‘best classic podcast’ in the iTunes best of 2016 collection.
Between The Lines - ABC Radio National
Making sense of Australia’s place in the world, Between the Lines puts contemporary international issues and events into a broader historical context, seeking out original perspectives and challenging accepted wisdoms.
The Fifth Floor
A fresh look at the stories of the week with journalists from our 27 language sections, with presenter David Amanor.
SBS Japanese - SBSの日本語放送
Listen to interviews, features and community stories from the SBS Radio Japanese program, including news from Australia and around the world. - 世界やオーストラリアのニュース、インタビュー、特集、そしてコミュニティーの話題などを、SBSの日本語放送でお聴きいただけます。
The Phileas Club
World news, the "not boring" way: get the news at the source!People from around the world tell you what has been making the news in their country, both locally and internationally. Heated arguments and silly discussions ensue... The Phileas Club is a show about different cultures and opinions coming together and talking it out.
World News Analysis
A 40 min World and China News analysis per day brings you the stories behind the headlines. Topics worth discussing; Debate worth listening; Ideas worth spreading.
SBS Portuguese - SBS em Português
Listen to interviews, features and community stories from the SBS Radio Portuguese program, including news from Australia and around the world. - Ouça as entrevistas, reportagens e a cobertura das nossas comunidades no Programa Português da Rádio SBS, trazendo também notícias da Austrália e do mundo.
Asia Pacific
Asia Pacific brings you news and in-depth coverage of regional issues in Asia and the Pacific. Presented by Sen Lam.
Pacific Review
A comprehensive roundup of the major stories from the region and the people involved and affected by them. Presented by Bruce Hill.
FSN World News Podcast
FSN World News Podcast: Feature Story News updates the headlines around the clock with reports from our bureaus around the world.
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The Fifth Floor
Pope Francis was in Chile this week, but he wasn't received with as much enthusiasm as the late Pope John Paul II thirty years ago. Chilean radio host Paula Molina reports regularly for BBC Mundo, and shares her impressions of both visits.Image: Pope Francis in the northern city of Iquique, ChileCredit: VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images…
CBC News: World Report for 2018/01/19
How tennis players cope with a heatwave in Melbourne... in the report from Australian Open by Piotr Haczek . - Jak tenisiści radzą sobie z upałem w Melbourne ...w korespondencji Piotra Haczka z Australian Open.
Also: latest figures confirm the upward trend for global temperatures, Tide Pod Challenge videos taken down from YouTube, and the Pope marries a couple mid-flight.
Dialogue and confidence vital to prevent, resolve conflicts, says UN chief Amid growing concerns over weapons of mass destruction, UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for comprehensive political solutions that include dialogue and negotiation to prevent, mitigate and resolve conflicts. Speaking at a Security Council session on non-prol ...…
As Turkey prepares to carry out a possible assault on a Kurdish enclave in Syria, Damascus has warned that its forces will shoot down any Turkish plane that enters its airspace.Also in the programme: production of the Airbus A380 superjumbo to continue after Emirates orders more planes; a new algorithm promises to help locate the best place to ...…
The city experienced the darkest month in its recorded history in December. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with reporter Charles Maynes, who lived through those nearly sunless weeks.
Yochi, Jenn, and Zack discuss the horrific war in Yemen, which has become a battleground in a shadow war between Iran and Saudi Arabia — and where there are real reasons to worry that the US is complicit in war crimes. On Elsewhere, they look to a rare bit of potential good news from Korea, where athletes from North and South Korea plan to marc ...…
One year ago, President Trump officially took power in the White House. Fmr U.S Secretary of Defense Ash Carter discusses the pressing issues on the global stage. As concerns continue to grow in 2018 over the Korean Peninsular, Christiane Amanpour speaks to the 1st Vice Foreign Minister, Lim Sung-Nam.…
Mary Kissel and Hugo Restall on mass graves in Burma and Rodrigo Duterte's authoritarian turn. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
The Phileas Club 102 - Special: The Kingdom of Belgium On this episode we talk about: Belgium, its divisons and what unites it. Remember you can support a show at More info on the show: The hosts are Guillaume Hachez (@geecko86) and Patrick Beja (@NotPatrick) The theme is by Daniel Beja (@misterdanielb), hi ...…
Syria has warned Turkey against mounting any attack in the north of the country, in an area controlled by Syrian Kurdish fighters. Also: the French President Emmanuel Macron begins his first official visit to Britain since taking office and swimmers rescued by drone in Australia.
France and UK agree to boost defence and counter-terrorism co-operation ahead of UK's departure from the EU. Also in the programme: America's current strategy in Syria; and why did 200,000 antelopes in Central Asia drop dead in just three weeks?(Photo: France's President Emmanuel Macron and Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrive at Sandhur ...…
His first encounter with Japanese whiskey made him a passionate collector to an explorer of Independent Brands from Scotland to the exclusive whiskey bar owner. His dream continues to be an importer to directly collect what he loves. Kelvin talks about what he loves and Melbourne whiskey scene. Drink moderately and enjoy whiskey. Broadcast 18 J ...…
Report on Day 4 at the Australian Open tennis by Mr Masahiro Itaya, a photographer. Broadcast on 18 Jan 2018 - 全豪オープンの記者席から写真家、板屋雅博さんの4日目までの観戦レポート。杉田祐一選手の4時間33分の激闘光る。2018年1月18日放送。
They also agree to field a joint women's ice hockey team at the Pyeongchang Games. Also, a traditional healer in Guinea 'faked hundreds of pregnancies', and have divers in Mexico discovered the world's longest underwater cave?
2018 for people born in the sign of Libra. - Horoskop z przymróżeniem oka dla urodzonych w znaku Wagi.
North and South Korea have agreed to march under a single flag at next month's Winter Olympics and to field a joint ice hockey team.Also in the programme: Ethiopia's Communications Minister on the release of opposition leader Merera Gudina; and former UK foreign secretary David Miliband on Syria. (Photo: South Korean Vice Unification Minister C ...…
Armed groups fighting in the north of the Central African Republic (CAR) have been given 48 hours to withdraw in order to allow villagers displaced by violence to return home. The UN wants to clear a 50-kilometer perimeter around the town of Paoua, where thousands are currently seeking shelter. Some 60,000 people — mostly women [...]…
Around 120 critically-ill children trapped in the besieged enclave of Eastern Ghouta, in Syria, are in urgent need of evacuation, according to the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF). UNICEF Representative in the country, Fran Equiza, said in an interview with UN News on Wednesday, that humanitarian access continues to be limited, with at least 12 per ...…
Will the DACA program survive under President Donald Trump? Cesar Vargas is a 'DREAMER,' who crossed the border from Tijuana to San Diego with his mother when he was just five years old, he is now the first immigrant without legal status to join the New York Bar. An American-Russian journalist for, 'The New Yorker,' Masha Gessen on Russia, Pres ...…
Humanitarian situation in DRC deteriorates due to enormous funding gap: IOM The humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is spiralling out of control due to a "massive escalation" of conflict and insecurity, the UN Migration Agency (IOM) said on Wednesday. Some 4.3 million people are displaced throughout the DRC, 1.7 ...…
Monocle 24: The Foreign Desk
What's in a name? Well, if you’re Greek and that name happens to be ‘Macedonia’, rather a lot. But is there an end in sight for what may be the world’s least-dignified diplomatic standoff? ‘The Foreign Desk’ returns on Saturday. Listen to hear us examine Donald Trump’s first year in the Oval Office and be sure to subscribe to get each new episode.…
Pair skaters Ryom Tae Ok, 18, and Kim Ju Sik, 25, qualified last year for the Winter Games. They'll learn this weekend whether they'll compete in Pyeongchang.
The CIA arrests a former intelligence officer, Jerry Chun Shing Lee, suspected of betraying many US informants in China. It's one of the worst intelligence breaches in many years.Also in the programme: North Korea's cheerleaders and the Bayeux tapestry.Image: The lobby of the CIA Headquarters Building is pictured in Langley, Virginia, U.S. Cred ...…
MPs elect Roger Torrent at first meeting since Madrid dissolved regional parliament.Also, Ethiopian government releases jailed opposition leader, North and South Korea agree to form joint women's ice hockey team for Winter Olympics, and is loneliness a new epidemic in the developed world ?
Exploring the possibilities of downsizing a human being...but the problems stay the same. - Odkrycie możliwości zmniejszenia rozmiaru człowieka ... nie likwiduje problemów ludzkośći.
Ouça, acima, a história dos estudantes que enfrentam excesso de trabalho e recebem salário abaixo do mí­nimo oficial - Ouça, acima, a história dos estudantes que enfrentam excesso de trabalho e recebem salário abaixo do mínimo oficial
SBS Japanese - SBSの日本語放送
Malcolm Young tribute. Broadcast on 13 Jan 2018. - マルコム・ヤングに捧ぐ。2018年1月13日放送
The Federal Government is considering new laws to cancel the visas of people convicted of serious crimes and even to initiate deportation procedures. - Rząd federalny rozważa wprowadzenie nowych przepisów w celu unieważniania wiz osób skazanych za poważne przestępstwa, oraz prawo przyśpieszonego postępowania deportacyjnego.…
A canção foi banda sonora dos anos 60 em Portugal e continua a ser escutada, renovada por bandas de agora. - A canção foi banda sonora dos anos 60 em Portugal e continua a ser escutada, renovada por bandas de agora.
João Souza avança para a segunda fase do Australian Open ao vencer Dustin Brown - João Souza avança para a segunda fase do Australian Open ao vencer o alemão Dustin Brown.
"The loud support from Polish fans helped Magda Linette win her first match at the tournament..." Report by Piotr Haczek from Australian Open. - "Głośne wsparcie ze strony polskich fanów pomogło Magdzie Linette wygrać pierwszy mecz turnieju ..." mówi Piotr Haczek, nasz korespondent z Australian Open.…
2018 for people born in the sign of Virgo. - Niezwykle dobry rok ……… Horoskop z przymróżeniem oka dla urodzonych w znaku Panny.
US president Donald Trump's doctor says he is in excellent health following a three hour medical examination. Also: shackled California siblings were 'victims of torture' and Moscow's 2017 December was its 'darkest' on record.
The European Commission has pledged to make all plastic packaging recyclable by 2030 as part of the first ever Europe-wide strategy to reduce plastic usage.Also on the programme: Thirteen siblings are being treated for what appears to have been years of starvation and maltreatment after they were rescued from their family home in California, an ...…
Mary Kissel and Joseph Sternberg on Trump's Iran nuclear deal demands and Germany's next government. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
President's Trump first tweet of the year in 2018 targeted Pakistan, Christiane Amanpour talks to fmr Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar about U.S. - Pakistan relations and the outrage across the country over the rape and murder of 7-year-old Zainab Ansari. In her latest book, BRIT(ish), author Afua Hirsch talks about race and identity.…
"Greater unity and courage" needed in year ahead: UN chief Countries across the world need to display "greater unity and courage" to tackle deepening crises and "new dangers". That's the sobering message from UN chief António Guterres, outlining to the General Assembly in New York his key areas of concern for the year ahead. The [...]…
The current outbreak of cholera in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), is worsening, with almost twice as many suspected cases reported in 2017, compared to the previous year. That's according to the World Health Organization (WHO) which h said on Tuesday that the DRC is suffering from "the most severe outbreak since 1994". [...]…
Prominent Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic has been gunned down outside his party's offices. Also, Turkey's President repeats warning of military action against Kurdish forces in Syria, California couple arrested after police find their 13 children allegedly held captive at home, new report warns that democracy is facing its most serious ...…
A prominent Kosovo Serb politician, Oliver Ivanovic, has been shot dead outside his party offices in the Serb-run north of Mitrovica in Kosovo. Also in the programme: Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed a two-year plan for the return of Rohingya Muslim refugees; and an Australian father's instinct which helped to find his trapped son.Picture: Ol ...…
Yui Kamiji, the top ranked female wheelchair tennis player, is aiming for her second consecutive title at the Australian Open. Yui has recently won both the singles and doubles at the Sydney International Wheelchair Tennis Open. - 全豪オープンに出場中の車いすテニス選手、上地結衣(かみじ・ゆい)さん。世界ランキング1位の上地選手は、前哨戦となるSydney Internationalでは見事優勝し、全豪連覇を目指します。…
In Venezuela, the ex-policeman, Oscar Perez, is accused of leading an armed rebellion involving a helicopter and grenades. Also: Black Death 'spread by humans not rats' and Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dies.
Danish police charge more than 1,000 young people with distributing sexually explicit material. They are accused of using Facebook messenger to share a video of two fifteen year-olds having sexAlso on the programme: Rohingya Muslims take shelter in Bangladesh's largest refugee camp after fleeing from Myanmar and anger in Turkey about a new US-b ...…
The apology comes after she signed a letter last week about the #MeToo movement and she and other co-signers made comments that some harassment victims found offensive.
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