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International Desk

On International Desk, the 95bFM News Team brings you all the news happening from overseas.

Justin's International Desk: January 21st 2021

Justin's International Desk: January 21st 2021 Justin's International Desk: January 21st 2021, 22.61 MB
Thu 21 Jan 2021

International Desk reports on US President Joe Biden's inauguration, and recaps the worst and best moments of the Trump presidency.

Justin's International Desk: December 17th 2020

Justin's International Desk: December 17th 2020 Justin's International Desk: December 17th 2020, 18.38 MB
Thu 17 Dec 2020

International Desk updates on Brexit, as the transition period between the UK and the EU will end on December 31st.

Justin's International Desk: 27th November 2020

Justin's International Desk: 27th November 2020 Justin's International Desk: 27th November 2020, 10.64 MB
Fri 27 Nov 2020

International Desk reports on the release of British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert, who was detianed in Iran since 2018.

Justin's International Desk: October 29th 2020

Justin's International Desk: October 29th 2020 Justin's International Desk: October 29th 2020, 26.49 MB
Thu 29 Oct 2020

International Desk spoke to 3 American voters about the presidential election.

Many thanks to Katherine Thompson, Lindsey Alpaugh, and Joshua Kim.

Justin's International Desk: October 1st 2020

Justin's International Desk: October 1st 2020 Justin's International Desk: October 1st 2020, 12.2 MB
Thu 1 Oct 2020

International Desk reports on the clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

Justin's International Desk: August 27th 2020

Justin's International Desk: August 27th 2020 Justin's International Desk: August 27th 2020, 14.99 MB
Thu 27 Aug 2020

International Desk reports on a coup in the Western African nation of Mali, as a faction of the military known as the National Commitee for the Salvation of People (CNSP) outsed President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta.

Justin's International Desk: 20th August 2020

Justin's International Desk: 20th August 2020 Justin's International Desk: 20th August 2020, 14.5 MB
Thu 20 Aug 2020

International Desk profiles on Belarusian President Aleksander Lukashenko and the geopolitics surrounding recent protests in Minsk.

International Desk w/ Conor: August 13, 2020

International Desk w/ Conor: August 13, 2020 International Desk w/ Conor: August 13, 2020, 9.43 MB
Thu 13 Aug 2020

Lebanon’s government has resigned after days of protests following the explosion of 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored in Beirut’s port last week. Conor Knell reports that any change regarding corruption in Lebanon would be difficult because of sectarian divisions between Christians, Sunni and Shia Muslims.

 

Justin's International Desk (w/ Conor Knell): 8th August 2020

Justin's International Desk (w/ Conor Knell): 8th August 2020 Justin's International Desk (w/ Conor Knell): 8th August 2020, 17.49 MB
Thu 6 Aug 2020

Northern Ireland politician John Hume passed away earlier this week, aged 83.  His leadership and his faith in the power of negotiations were influential in enabling the Good Friday Agreement in 1998, and the peace in the Irish Isles.

International Desk w/ Nirvana: The Relevance of #DalitLivesMatter: July 28, 2020

International Desk w/ Nirvana: The Relevance of #DalitLivesMatter: July 28, 2020 International Desk w/ Nirvana: The Relevance of #DalitLivesMatter: July 28, 2020, 54.87 MB
Tue 28 Jul 2020

In response to the Black Lives Matter movement, a social media movement for Dalits, or the apparent lower caste individuals of India, began. Nirvana speaks to Gladson Dungdung, a human rights activist and an author to Adivasi rights in Jharkhand. They discuss the structure and history of caste system in India, the grievances faced by Dalits and Adivasi’s and the relevance of #DalitLivesMatter.