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The Take is a daily interview-driven international news podcast hosted by award-winning journalist Malika Bilal. Each episode focuses on conversations with journalists and people directly impacted by the news of the day, offering our listeners the context necessary to understand what's in the headlines. With millions of global listens, it's clear the conversations we're having on The Take are worth hearing. And critics think so too. The show has won the Online Journalism Awards, the Signal A ...
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In the world of news, headlines are essential, but providing in-depth analysis of news and current affairs became rare. We analyze the news and simplify complex geopolitical realities of the Middle East and wider Muslim world. To help you make sense of it all, join host Sami Zeidan, every Thursday.
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Greg Palast is an investigative reporter, whose stories appear on BBC Television, The Guardian, Al Jazeera and Rolling Stone. You can read/watch his reports at GregPalast.com. He is the author of the NY Times bestsellers The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, Billionaires & Ballot Bandits, Armed Madhouse, and the highly acclaimed Vultures’ Picnic. You can stream his new film, Vigilante: Georgia’s Vote Suppression Hitman — introduced by Martin Sheen and narrated by Rosario Dawson — for a limited t ...
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Whether you call it football or soccer, you can’t understand it without understanding the modern world — and you can’t understand the modern world without understanding its most popular sport. Join host David Goldblatt for conversations about politics, culture, economics, immigration, religion, cinema — and of course, some all-time favorite goals.
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The Transit Lounge chronicles the journeys of people who’ve had a considerable impact on the Muslim world. In season 1, we hear from successful entrepreneurs, academics, scholars and politicians. Hosted by Mohamad Zaoud, each episode explores the highs and lows of our guests, and tackles the question of our time - what does it take to find balance when living a contemporary Muslim life.Mohamad Zaoud is a brand enthusiast and consults businesses and NGOs on brand & growth strategies. He’s cur ...
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Turks will be electing a president for a five-year term.In the first round of voting on May 14, Recep Tayyip Erdogan got 49.5 percent of support. Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the main opposition challenger, received 44.9 percent.The elected president will set policy on Turkey’s economy, security, domestic and international affairs.Polls will open at 8am loc…
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With an acting career spanning more than 30 years, Cate Blanchett is considered one of the greatest actors of her generation. But she also plays important non-fictional roles. In 2016, Blanchett became a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR. She has since travelled to Bangladesh, where she met Rohingya Muslims who fled pe…
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US President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy have reached a tentative deal to raise the federal government’s $3.4 trillion debt ceiling days ahead of a deadline to avert a potentially catastrophic default.The agreement on Saturday would raise the debt limit for two years while capping spending over that time, but risks angering both Demo…
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Immigration is a central theme in British politics with the Conservative government taking a hard line against people seeking to stay in the country.The opposition Labour Party says it too wants to reduce the number of arrivals, but with different plans.Yet, despite the negative political climate, net migration in 2022 stood at more than 600,000 pe…
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Thousands of Afghans are believed to have made their way to Mexico since 2021, when the Taliban returned to power in Afghanistan.Many have been caught up in the surge of refugees and migrants seeking asylum in the United States.Al Jazeera’s Manuel Rapalo reports from Mexico City, Mexico.Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribeFollow us o…
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In Cambodia, very few families were untouched by the more-than-four-decade-old genocide.The effort to make sure it is never forgotten or repeated has continued to this day.In Phnom Penh, one of the most heinous crimes perpetrated by the Khmer Rouge is on display.Al Jazeera’s Ferdia Carr reports.Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribeFol…
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At least 500 artefacts have been recovered from smugglers, and put on display at Afghanistan’s National Museum.The century-old museum was once considered one of the world’s finest but was devastated by decades of conflict.At one point, smugglers had looted 70 percent of its collection.Al Jazeera’s Alexandra Byers reports.Subscribe to our channel: h…
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Millions of tyres are dumped in Nigeria every year.A start-up company there has found a way to turn them into cash while also helping to lower carbon emissions.Environmental groups want the government to encourage more manufacturers to recycle.Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris reports from Ibadan, Nigeria.Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribeF…
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Survivors of the 1994 Rwandan genocide want the man charged with organising a massacre at a Catholic church to face trial in Rwanda.Fulgence Kayishema was arrested in South Africa after being on the run for more than 20 years. Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribeFollow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglishFind us on Facebook ht…
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As Ukraine prepares for another counteroffensive, its forces are still relying on Soviet-era equipment.The US has donated a Blackhawk and the UK two Sea Kings, and several other countries have promised or sent helicopters.Troops are finding ways to make do with what they have, but say it is clear that newer, modern weapons, would make all the diffe…
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will face opposition candidate Kemal Kilicdaroglu in the key presidential election run-off on Sunday.Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won the most votes in May 14 elections but it was not enough to avoid a run-off.Erdogan won by 49.5% of votes in first round on May 14 while Kemal Kilicdaroglu secured 44.…
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Palestinians living in Gaza have been under a blockade by Israel for more than 16 years.But high population density, overcrowding, and crumbling buildings and roads are adding to their suffering.Al Jazeera’s Youmna ElSayed reports from Gaza. Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribeFollow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglishFind us…
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@AlJazeera Stay informed with Al Jazeera's latest news.In this video, we'll share the latest news headlines from Al Jazeera. From international news to local stories.Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribeFollow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglishFind us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeeraCheck our website: http://w…
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A large Chinese electric vehicle factory is being built in northeast Hungary. The government in Budapest says it will drive economic growth for years to come. But locals fear it could be a disaster for the environment. Al Jazeera’s Fintan Monaghan reports.Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribeFollow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJ…
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The Republic of Georgia has celebrated its national day.But a dispute is growing after the resumption of direct flights between Tbilisi and Moscow.The government says it cannot risk provoking Russia, which is an important trade partner.But opponents say it has a moral responsibility to back Ukraine, and draw closer to the European Union. Al Jazeera…
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One of the last fugitives wanted in connection with the 1994 Rwandan genocide has appeared in court in South Africa.Fulgence Kayishema was arrested on Thursday after 22 years on the run.He is accused of taking part in the killing of more than 2,000 Tutsis, who were sheltering inside a Catholic church.Al Jazeera’s Fahmida Miller reports from Cape To…
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After 12 years of being shunned for his crackdown on protests that pushed Syria towards civil war, President Bashar al-Assad returned to the Arab League’s annual summit. The process of al-Assad’s rehabilitation - spearheaded by Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman - has taken years of PR, spin, photo ops and the casting aside of history…
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Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan has got a much-needed endorsement from a nationalist party leader. But will that make a difference in Sunday's run-off? And what impact will it have on the country’s future? Join host Mohammed Jamjoom. Guests: Mehmet Celik - Editorial Coordinator at the Daily Sabah Newspaper. Burak Dalgin - Vice Chairman of the o…
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Vinicius Junior, a star footballer for Real Madrid, says Spain’s top league “now belongs to racists.” The Afro-Brazilian player’s declaration comes after a match in which opposing fans from Valencia were filmed chanting the racial epithet “monkey” at him after an altercation on the pitch. This isn’t the first time Vinicius has been targeted by raci…
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A report says some 50 million people are victims of exploitation by others and the situation is getting worse. So, what's being done to stop it? Join host Mohammed Jamjoom. Guests: Sophie Otiende - CEO of the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery and human-trafficking survivor. Phil Robertson - Deputy Director of the Asia Division at Human Rights Watch…
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