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Worldfocus Radio is a live, weekly radio show hosted by Martin Savidge. From entrepreneurship in Ethiopia and Sri Lanka's bloody civil war to reverse brain drain in China and Baha'is in modern Iran, we dedicate 30 minutes to under-reported international stories. Our guests call in from all over the world for casual conversations on serious issues. Worldfocus Radio often complements the original videos that air on our nightly television newscast. Do you have a story you'd like Worldfocus Radio to cover? Please let us know.

Worldfocus Radio

Tune in: Online radio show on Russia’s population in peril

Worldfocus Radio

Tune in: Online radio show on Russia’s population in peril

Facing dual threats of low birth rates and soaring mortality rates, the ethnic Russian population is aging and dying. Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explored Russia's population decline. Paul Goble, Vladimir Lenskiy and Louisa Vinton joined the conversation. Listen now.

Posted: May 5, 2009 19:23   Comments: 0
Tune in: Online radio show on the business of Iraq

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Tune in: Online radio show on the business of Iraq

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explored the state of the Iraqi economy, from small shoe shops to large oil corporations. Ali Alnaemi, Eric Davis and Robert Looney joined the conversation.

Posted: April 28, 2009 19:24   Comments: 0
Tune in: Online radio show on Sri Lanka’s civil war

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Tune in: Online radio show on Sri Lanka’s civil war

As the Sri Lankan military wages a bloody battle against the rebel Tamil Tigers, civilians are getting caught in the crossfire. Worldfocus.org's weekly radio explores the background to the conflict and what the future holds for Sri Lanka. Rohan Gunaratna, Ambassador Jeffrey Lunstead and Ahilan Kadirgamar join the conversation. Listen now.

Posted: April 21, 2009 19:27   Comments: 10
Tune in: Online radio show on African women in power

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Tune in: Online radio show on African women in power

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explored the political, economic and social implications of the rise of women power players in Africa. Listen now. Micheline Ravololonarisoa, Lynn Sherr and Aili Mari Tripp joined the conversation.

Posted: April 14, 2009 19:16   Comments: 3
Tune in: Radio show on resources in the developing world

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Tune in: Radio show on resources in the developing world

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explored the state of natural resource use, opportunities and dangers for resource-rich developing countries and the role played by the U.S. in this global issue. Dave Burdick, Michael Cohen and Alf Hornborg joined the conversation.

Posted: March 31, 2009 18:06   Comments: 1
Tune in: Online radio show on violence in Northern Ireland

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Tune in: Online radio show on violence in Northern Ireland

Following two recent attacks by Irish Republican Army splinter groups, Northern Ireland is on edge, fearing a return to violence. Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explores the history of conflict in Northern Ireland as well as recent violence and life in the province today. Paul Arthur, Kevin Cullen and Honor Fagan join the conversation.

Posted: March 24, 2009 18:25   Comments: 3
Tune in: Online radio show on Baha’i faith and modern Iran

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Tune in: Online radio show on Baha’i faith and modern Iran

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explored the background and history of the Baha'i faith, Iranian religious persecution and Iran's arrest and prosecution of seven Baha'i leaders. Dwight Bashir, Kit Bigelow and Trita Parsi join the conversation.

Posted: March 17, 2009 19:28   Comments: 23
Tune in: Online radio show on Mexico’s war on drugs

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Tune in: Online radio show on Mexico’s war on drugs

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explores Mexico's escalating drug war, life on the border and U.S. policy in Mexico. Listen now. Ambassador Andrés Rozental, Professor Tony Payan and filmmaker Natalia Almada join the conversation.

Posted: March 10, 2009 19:26   Comments: 1
Tune in: Online radio show on Canada’s role in Afghanistan

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Tune in: Online radio show on Canada’s role in Afghanistan

Worldfocus.org's radio show explores Canada's role in the war in Afghanistan, examining Canadian and Afghan public opinion. Canada's Ambassador to Afghanistan Ron Hoffman, aid expert Nipa Banerjee and journalist Terry Glavin join the conversation.

Posted: March 3, 2009 20:34   Comments: 2
Tune in: Online radio show exploring Hugo Chávez

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Tune in: Online radio show exploring Hugo Chávez

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explores anti-American Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez and goes behind the rise of the Latin American left. Listen now.

Posted: February 24, 2009 20:29   Comments: 2
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