Iraq/Afghanistan

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.

The Shortwave Report 07/27/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Sputnik Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180727.mp3        From JAPAN- Last week I aired reports on the heat wave in Japan- it is still happening and in many other parts of the world.

The Shortwave Report 07/13/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK World Radio Japan.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180713.mp3        From GERMANY- A brief report on the NATO Summit where Trump made remarks that Europeans considered shocking and false information. They were offended by his mixing economics and military partnership.

The Shortwave Report 06/01/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.        From JAPAN- Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov met with Kim Jong-un on Thursday supporting a phased approach to denuclearization. US military warships conducted provocative exercises near a group of islands in the South China Sea. In Brussels, activists laid out 4500 pairs of shoes to represent every Palestinian by Israel in the past 10 years.

The Shortwave Report 05/25/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.        From JAPAN- Journalists witnessed the dismantling of a North Korean nuclear test site- the North threatened to skip the summit with Trump after VP Pence said military attacks on the North were not ruled out.- some hours later Trump announced he was canceling the summit. The Japanese nuclear regulatory agency reported leaks at 7 nuclear plants, but said they posed no danger.

The Shortwave Report 05/18/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and NHK World Radio Japan.        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes covered two topics, the new president in Catalan and the massacre of Palestinian protestors during ceremonies in Jerusalem. On Monday the Catalan parliament elected the pro-independence candidate Quim Torra to be its regional president. Quim was favored by exiled president Puigdemont who remains in custody in Germany.

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