Iraq/Afghanistan

The Shortwave Report 11/16/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and Spanish National Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181116.mp3        From JAPAN- The UN IAEA recommended that Japan deal with the ever-growing volume of radioactive water being stored at Fukushima. International experts are discussing nuclear disarmament at a meeting in Japan, worried about US plans to leave the intermediate weapons treaty with Russia.

The Shortwave Report 11/02/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba,and Spanish National Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181102.mp3        From JAPAN- The South Korean Supreme Court passed a ruling that citizens who were forced into labor by Japanese companies during WW2 must be compensated- this ruling may apply to 140,000 Koreans, and it is creating tension between the two governments.

The Shortwave Report 10/19/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Radio Deutsche-Welle.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181019.mp3        From JAPAN- The governor of Okinawa denounced the central government for pushing through the location of a new US military base. A Tokyo criminal court is questioning three former TEPCO executives concerning negligence before and during the nuclear accident at Fukushima in 2011.

The Shortwave Report 10/12/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181012.mp3        From GERMANY- The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, or the IPCC, released a report stating that immediate changes need to be made to prevent catastrophic climate change. Germany just witnessed the largest climate protest in its history over removing a forest to extract coal.

The Shortwave Report 10/05/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181005.mp3        From JAPAN- TEPCO, the company that owns and operates the devastated Fukushima nuclear power plant, now admits that the waste water they wanted to continue dumping in the Pacific Ocean is much more radioactive than they had admitted.

The Shortwave Report 09/14/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180914.mp3        From GERMANY- In Spain, a million pro-independence supporters filled the streets of Barcelona on Tuesday. In Germany police began removing tree sitting citizens protesting a new open pit coal mine. Germany finalized a deal with Italy to reject migrants at the Austrian border.

The Shortwave Report 09/07/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK Japan.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180907.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes reports on the new Iraqi parliament, which has yet to choose a prime minister. The new government will need to balance its relationships with its two main allies, the US and Iran.

The Shortwave Report 08/31/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180831.mp3        From JAPAN- In Fukushima, residents and the fishing industry oppose plans to release water containing radioactive tritium into the Pacific Ocean. Workers have begun removing nuclear fuel from a fast-breeder reactor in central Japan.

The Shortwave Report 08/24/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and NHK Japan.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180824.mp3        From GERMANY- The heat waves and drought in many parts of the world are affecting countries in northern Europe. Alpine glaciers are melting and the absence of rain is ruining agriculture in numerous areas of the world.

The Shortwave Report 08/17/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180817.mp3        From JAPAN- The South Korean president Moon Jae-in  has offered to help negotiate the denuclearization of the north, and announced a summit scheduled for next month. The president also spoke about a new memorial day for so-called comfort women, who were forced into being prostitutes for the Japanese military.

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