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      Global News Podcast: Pope Francis Refers to Rohingya in Dhaka Meeting


      Pope Francis had refrained from referring to the refugees as Rohingya on his earlier visit to Myanmar. Also: UN appeals for $22.5bn aid for 2018 and Meghan delights crowd on first royal visit.


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       2017-12-01  30m
       
       

      Global News Podcast: Argentina Ends Missing Sub Rescue Mission


      The latest edition of the Global News Podcast. To receive Global News regularly, search for it wherever you find your podcasts and subscribe. The Argentine navy says it has abandoned attempts to rescue 44 submarine crew members. Hopes of finding survivors faded after a suspected explosion was reported near its last-known location in the South Atlantic. Also, the White House dismisses reports that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will be replaced; and a court hears that the North Korean...


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       2017-12-01  30m
       
       

      Global News Podcast: Trump Hits Out at British PM over Tweet Criticism


      US president Donald Trump told British prime minister Theresa May to focus on 'terrorism' in the UK after she criticised his sharing of far-right videos. Also: Pope Francis thanks Bangladesh on Myanmar refugees and Kellogg's to cut sugar in kids' cereals.


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       2017-11-30  34m
       
       

      Global News Podcast: War Criminal Dies after Drinking Poison


      Bosnian Croat general, Slobodan Praljak, acted after appeal court upheld his 20 year jail term; Britain criticises President Trump for sharing anti-Muslim videos posted by far-right group, Britain First; why were ancient women stronger than modern athletes, and the happy ending of a Chinese couple who lost and found their honeymoon photos.


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       2017-11-30  32m
       
       

      Global News Podcast: War Criminal 'Takes Poison' in Court


      The latest edition of the Global News Podcast. To receive Global News regularly, search for it wherever you find your podcasts and subscribe. A war crimes appeal in The Hague is halted after a defendant Slobodan Praljak announces he has drunk poison. Also: North Korea says new missile can re-enter atmosphere and US TV host Matt Lauer sacked over sex claim.


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       2017-11-29  29m
       
       

      Global News Podcast: North Korea Launches Missile


      The latest edition of the Global News Podcast. To receive Global News regularly, search for it wherever you find your podcasts and subscribe. The intercontinental ballistic missile flew 1,000 km towards Japan and landed in the sea. It's the first such launch in more than two months and comes despite continuing international pressure on Pyongyang. Also, hybrid electric engine planes are set to become a reality, why South Koreans are more likely to undergo plastic surgery than any...


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       2017-11-29  31m
       
       

      Global News Podcast: Pope's Myanmar Speech Avoids Reference to Rohingya


      The latest edition of the Global News Podcast. To receive Global News regularly, search for it wherever you find your podcasts and subscribe. Pope Francis urges 'respect for each ethnic group' but without referring to Rohingya. Human rights groups had urged him to use the term 'Rohingya' to back the community. Also, Uhuru Kenyatta vows to overcome national divisions, mysterious suicide of Chinese general, and how one Mexican community fought back against brutal drugs-gangs.


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       2017-11-28  31m
       
       

      Global News Podcast: Prince Harry 'Thrilled' over Meghan Markle Engagement


      The latest edition of the Global News Podcast. To receive Global News regularly, search for it wherever you find your podcasts and subscribe. The fifth in line to the British throne was speaking after the couple announced their engagement and plans to marry in spring 2018. Also: EU settles dispute over major weed killer and Bitcoin hits new record high.


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       2017-11-28  36m
       
       

      Global News Podcast: Prince Harry to Marry Girlfriend Megan Markle


      The latest edition of the Global News Podcast. To receive Global News regularly, search for it wherever you find your podcasts and subscribe. Prince Charles 'thrilled' by announcement that his younger son will marry US actress. Also, Bali volcano alert raised to highest level as mass-evacuation ordered, Pope begins highly sensitive visit to Myanmar, and how 'Nueva Cancion' songs blended politics and music in Chile.


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       2017-11-27  28m
       
       

      Global News Podcast: Food Aid Enters Yemen Port After Blockade


      The latest edition of the Global News Podcast. To receive Global News regularly, search for it wherever you find your podcasts and subscribe. The UN ship, loaded with thousands of tonnes of desperately needed wheat, arrived at the port of Saleef. Also: US lawmaker John Conyers gives up post amid inquiry and a very old tourist attraction comes out of its shell on St Helena.


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       2017-11-27  28m