The World This Week

Season 2021
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Season 2021, Episode 21

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Beverley O'Connor looks back on the major international news stories of the week including Fiji battles a spike in COVID-19 cases, Myanmar cracks down on the media, plus a Native American tribe begins giving away vaccines.
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Season 2021, Episode 20

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Beverley O'Connor looks back on the top international news stories of the week including Israel's leadership battle, athletes begin arriving in COVID-hit Japan and Naomi Osaka puts the heat on tennis officials and the media.
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Season 2021, Episode 19

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Beverley O'Connor looks back on the major world news stories of the past week including Belarus accused of hijacking a Ryanair flight, 21 people die during an ultra-marathon in China, plus exactly who is in charge of Samoa?
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Season 2021, Episode 18

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Beverley O'Connor looks back on the major world news stories of the past week including the Israel-Gaza conflict, Taiwan struggles to contain a surge in COVID-19 cases, and Bougainville takes a step towards independence.
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Season 2021, Episode 17

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Beverley O'Connor brings us the latest on the escalation of violence between Israel and Palestinian militants. Plus India's COVID crisis and PNG's PM under fire for hosting a birthday party while COVID continues to spread.
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Season 2021, Episode 16

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India's vaccine rollout stalls as cases continue to surge. Case numbers in PNG fall but the World Health Organisation warns the outbreak is still at a critical stage. Plus America grapples with a surge of anti-Asian racism.
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Season 2021, Episode 15

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India's COVID crisis deepens with case numbers exploding and health systems near collapse. Joe Biden marks 100 days in office with a $5-trillion spending plan to rebuild the economy. Plus Japan's plan for the Tokyo Olympics.
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Season 2021, Episode 14

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Beverley O'Connor looks back on the major international news stories of the past week including the George Floyd murder trial, India's COVID-19 catastrophe and a breakthrough in space exploration.
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Season 2021, Episode 13

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America's longest war to end with US troops out of Afghanistan by September. India's COVID crisis accelerating with record new cases. Major destruction on the Caribbean island of St Vincent after series of volcanic eruptions.
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Season 2021, Episode 12

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Beverley O'Connor looks back on the major international news stories of the week including catastrophic flooding in Timor Leste, Texas struggling with an influx of asylum seekers, and London bridges at risk of falling down.
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