The World This Week

Season 2021
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Season 2021, Episode 40

3.0 6 x
Beverley O'Connor looks back on the major world news of the week including South Korea joins the space race, Beijing prepares for the Winter Games, and the legacy of one of America's most celebrated soldiers, Colin Powell.
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Season 2021, Episode 39

3.0 6 x
Norwegian police believe the bow and arrow attack that killed 5 people was likely an act of terrorism. Bloodshed in Beirut after violent protests erupt. Holiday destinations in Southeast Asia prepare to welcome tourists.
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Season 2021, Episode 38

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Beverley O'Connor looks at the major international news stories of the week including China ramps up the military pressure on Taiwan, a Facebook insider's scathing testimony, plus the Pandora papers expose secret dealings.
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Season 2021, Episode 37

4.0 5 x
Beverley O'Connor covers the week's international news including a grilling for America's top military leaders, R. Kelly faces years in jail for sex trafficking, plus a court frees Britney Spears from her father's control.
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Season 2021, Episode 36

3.0 5 x
Beverley O'Connor looks at the week's top international stories including incredible scenes in La Palma as lava flows, Angela Merkel bows out of German politics and France still furious at Australia over the submarine deal.
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Season 2021, Episode 35

4.0 5 x
Australia signs a major defence deal with the US and UK to acquire nuclear-powered submarines as fears grow over China's influence. South Korea responds to the North's ballistic missile tests by launching one of their own.
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Season 2021, Episode 34

4.0 10 x
Beverley O'Connor looks back on the major world news of the week including the Taliban breaks up women's rights protests with gunfire, emotional testimony at the MH-17 trial, and the debate over masks in US classrooms.
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Season 2021, Episode 33

3.0 6 x
Beverley O'Connor looks back on the week's main world news stories including Kabul in chaos after US troops leave Afghanistan, flash flooding hits New York plus how the pandemic has changed east Asia's Hungry Ghost Festival.
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Season 2021, Episode 32

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Beverley O'Connor looks back on the major international news stories of the week including the bombings at Kabul airport, Thailand's fearless COVID volunteers, and a look at the life of Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts.
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Season 2021, Episode 31

3.0 6 x
Beverley O'Connor looks back on the major international news stories of the week including the rise of the Taliban, the fall of Kabul, and a mercy flight for Australians escaping COVID-hit Bali.
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