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17
Apr

Weekly Newscast - April 17, 2015

This week on War News Radio, President Obama is removing Cuba from the United States sponsor of terrorism list, the terrorist group Al-Shabaab staged an attack on the Somalian Ministry of Higher Education in Mogadishu, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani criticized the recent compromise between the Obama administration and Congress over the nuclear agreement with Iran, and more.

 

In addition, we present a featured piece by WNR reporter Amber Sheth. A couple of weeks ago, Amber Sheth had the opportunity to meet with Theresa Williamson, founder of Rio on Watch, a watchdog news organization that brings reporting directly from Rio favelas and translates it into English. Take a listen!

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10
Apr

Weekly Newscast - April 10, 2015

This week on War News Radio, updates on last week’s nuclear deal established between Iran, the United States, and five other nations, newly elected Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari pledged to spare no effort to defeat Boko Haram, fighting continued in the Iraqi city of Tikrit since government forces recaptured the city from ISIS control, and more.

 

This week, War News Radio also brings to you content from our partner radio station, Yatsani FM in Lusaka, Zambia from reporter Maybin Katungulu on deforestation. In addition, War News Radio’s Sara Morell and Jay Clayton present Filibusted, an editorial segment dedicated to the news that makes you want to tear your hair out.

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3
Apr

Weekly Newscast - April 3, 2015

This week on War News Radio, at least 147 are dead and 79 injured after Islamist militants attacked a university in northeast Kenya, Iraq recaptured the city of Tikrit from ISIS, the Palestinian Authority officially became a member of the International Criminal Court, and more.

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27
Mar

Weekly Newscast - March 27, 2015

This week on War News Radio, a coalition led by Saudi Arabia started airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen, a US announcement that it will join airstrikes against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Tikrit prompted over a third of Iraqi fighters to withdraw or refuse to cooperate in the battle, Boko Haram kidnapped 500 women and children from the Northern Nigerian town of Damasuk, and more.

 

This week, War News Radio is also presenting content from two of our partner radio stations, Yatsani FM in Loo-saka, Zambia and Mazabuka Community Radio in Mazabuka, Zambia. We bring to you content from reporter Maybin Katungulu on the Beating Famine Conference and reporter Lorraine Hamusonde on drought conditions in her district of Zambia.



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19
Mar

Weekly Newscast - March 20, 2015

This week on War News Radio, Nigeria says it ousted Boko Haram from Bama, the second biggest city in Borno state, the Islamic State attacked oil fields, hospitals, and other major infrastructures in Libyan cities, at least 23 people were killed at the Bardo museum in Tunis after an attack by two gunmen, and more. We also present the first content from our partner radio station, Yatsani FM in Lusaka, Zambia from reporter Maybin Katungulu on climate change funds from Oxfam not reaching local communities in Zambia.

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6
Mar

Weekly Newscast - March 6, 2015

This week on War News Radio, Iraq launched the largest military operation against ISIS since last June, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave a speech before Congress, Boko Haram released a video earlier this week that claims to show the public execution of two hostages, and more. 

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27
Feb

Weekly Newscast - February 27, 2015

This week on War News Radio, Nigeria president Goodluck Jonathan announced progress in the campaign against Boko Haram, tribal leaders and human rights activists reported that Islamic State militants have taken over 200 hostages in raids, the president of Yemen fled the capital city of Sanaa, and more.

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20
Feb

Weekly Newscast - February 20, 2015

This week on War News Radio, violence continued along the Niger-Nigeria border, United States District Judge Andrew Hanen ruled to temporarily halt President Obama’s plan  to offer protection from deportation to undocumented individuals, the number of Afghan civilians killed reached an all-time high in 2014, and more.

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12
Feb

Weekly Newscast - February 12, 2015

 

This week on War News Radio, Obama requested authorization from Congress for a three year period of military action against ISIS, Jordan moved thousands of ground troops to its border with Iraq, Russia, Ukraine, Germany, and France agreed on a ceasefire, and more.

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12
Feb

Weekly Newscast - February 12, 2015

 

This week on War News Radio, Obama requested authorization from Congress for a three year period of military action against ISIS, Jordan moved thousands of ground troops to its border with Iraq, Russia, Ukraine, Germany, and France agreed on a ceasefire, and more.