The World This Week

Season 2024
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NewSeason 2024, Episode 7

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Yvonne Yong looks at the week in international news: Ukraine implores allies for more aid as it enters its third year of war; A protest vote in the Michigan democratic primary plus the Matildas headed for the Paris Olympics.
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Season 2024, Episode 6

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Beverley O'Connor looks at the week's world news including Navalny's widow vows to continue to fight for Russia's opposition movement, Assange's legal battle to avoid extradition to the US, plus BAFTA glory for Oppenheimer.
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Season 2024, Episode 5

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Beverley O'Connor looks at the week in international news including: pressure mounts over a planned ground offensive into Rafah, Indonesians choose a new leader, plus Lunar New Year celebrations mark the Year of the Dragon.
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Season 2024, Episode 4

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Beverley O'Connor looks back at the week in international news including: King Charles diagnosed with cancer, China hands Australian writer Yang Hengjun a suspended death sentence, plus female artists sweep the Grammy Awards.
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Season 2024, Episode 3

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Beverley O'Connor looks back at the week in international news including: tensions rise across the Middle East after a fatal drone strike on troops in Jordan, plus Imran Khan handed multiple jail sentences as elections near.
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Season 2024, Episode 2

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Beverley O'Connor looks at the week in world news: India's Narendra Modi opens a controversial Hindu temple on the site of a destroyed mosque, Trump wins the New Hampshire Primary, and Qatar renews talks for a Gaza ceasefire.
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Season 2024, Episode 1

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Beverley O'Connor looks at the week in global news: Donald Trump dominates in the Iowa Caucuses, Foreign Minister Penny Wong visits the Middle East, and Australian-born Mary Donaldson becomes the Queen of Denmark. (Return)
Season 2023
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Season 2023, Episode 49

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Beverley O'Connor looks back at the week in world news including: A volcano in Iceland erupts, Donald Trump is barred from Colorado's Republican primary ballot, plus an 8-year-old girl makes chess history. (Final for 2023)
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Season 2023, Episode 48

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Beverley O'Connor looks back at the week in global news. Israel vows to fight on in the face of calls for a ceasefire, nearly 200 nations make a deal at the UN climate summit, and Indonesia holds it first presidential debate.
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Season 2023, Episode 47

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Beverley O'Connor looks back at the week in international news including: fighting in the Israel-Gaza conflict intensifies, a deadly volcanic eruption in Indonesia, plus Australia and PNG sign a landmark security deal.
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Season 2023, Episode 46

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Beverley O'Connor presents a weekly roundup of international news including: Hostages and Palestinian prisoners released under a temporary truce, COP28 kicks off in Dubai and former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger dies.
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Season 2023, Episode 45

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Beverley O'Connor looks at the week in world news. Israel and Hamas negotiate a ceasefire and hostage deal, right-wing leaders win in Argentina and the Netherlands, plus Finland considers closing its land border with Russia.
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Season 2023, Episode 44

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Yvonne Yong presents a weekly roundup of international news stories including: Gaza's Al-Shifa hospital becomes a flashpoint in the war, Iceland alarmed by volcanic activity, and a lion takes a prowl around an Italian town.
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Season 2023, Episode 43

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Yvonne Yong presents a weekly roundup of world news: More than a million Afghans are being expelled from Pakistan, Israeli troops fight deep inside Gaza city, and India restricts the use of vehicles to reduce air pollution.
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Season 2023, Episode 42

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Yvonne Yong looks back at the week in global news including: hundreds flee Gaza after the Rafah border crossing opens, the last defendant in the Whakaari White Island trial found guilty, and The Beatles release a new song.
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Season 2023, Episode 41

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Yvonne Yong presents a weekly wrap of world news including Hamas releases several Israeli hostages, Anthony Albanese tries to win support for the AUKUS deal in Washington, and Iceland's PM goes on strike over pay inequality.
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Season 2023, Episode 40

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Beverley O'Connor presents a roundup of world news including reports from the Israel-Gaza war, campaigning kicks off for Indonesia's next president, and cultural items from Pacific Island communities are exhibited in Sydney.
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Season 2023, Episode 39

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Beverley O'Connor presents a roundup of world news including reports from Israel and Gaza on the brutal conflict, Australian journalist Cheng Lei released from prison in China, and Afghanistan hit by devastating earthquakes.
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Season 2023, Episode 38

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Beverley O'Connor presents the week's main world news: Russia launches one of the deadliest strikes in the Ukraine war, the US House Speaker is ousted plus Japan's indigenous Ainu people fight to reclaim their ancient rights.
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Season 2023, Episode 37

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Beverley O'Connor presents a weekly roundup of world news including: Ethnic Armenians continue to flee Nagorno-Karabakh, over 100 wedding guests die in a fire in Iraq, plus a deep space asteroid sample lands safely on Earth.
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