The World This Week

What's been happening around the world and why it matters


Zimbabwe: the coup that wasn't

The military took control - but to support one faction of the ruling party over another. They didn't want the president's wife Grace to take power. Also in this programme/podcast: smog hits Delhi - hard; Venezuela is declared to be defaulting on some of its foreign debts; and why facts no longer seem to matter in Western politics. (Photo: A vendor picks up a copy of the Zimbabwean state newspaper The Herald reporting the military's statement after it took power. Credit: Reuters)


 2017-11-18  23m