(updated 24July14) The Shortwave Report for July 25, 2014 has been received! Scroll down for program notes for this and previous shows. The newest show will stream on the odd hour, Central and Pacific Time, and repeat every 2 hours along with 3 previous shows on this playlist.
Audio is in the player at the bottom of this page.
Programs notes (below) are from Dan Roberts at http://www.outfarpress.com/shortwave.shtml
This weeks show features stories from NHK WORLD RADIO JAPAN, RADIO DEUTSCHE-WELLE, RADIO HAVANA CUBA, SPANISH NATIONAL RADIO, and THE VOICE OF RUSSIA.
From JAPAN In Indonesia, the hotly contested presidential campaign was won by Joko Widodo, a significant shift for the nation. Thailand has adopted an interim constitution allowing military leaders to retain strong political influence. Macdonalds Japan and KFC have been serving very old chicken from China.
From GERMANY The Nigerian president says everything possible is being done to secure the release of the more than 200 kidnapped girls- but Boko Haram wants their fighters released in exchange. A 6 day forum on fighting AIDS is underway in Australia, and Doctors Without Borders has stressed that drugs for treatment are far too expensive. The UN says that Iran has made all its enriched uranium into harmless forms. Some Sandinista supporters were massacred in Nicaragua. The UN says a ceasefire is essential in the Gaza Strip where the death toll of mostly civilian Palestinians topped 700 by Wednesday. Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu described Hamas as being the same Islamic force seen in Iraq, Afghanistan, Lebanon and Nigeria.
From CUBA Some details on the bombings in Gaza on Wednesday, including the only power plant, several hospitals, and a UN school protecting refugees. Fidel Castro wrote an article on the role and significance of last week's BRICS summit.
From SPAIN Two stories about events in Ukraine, including the Malaysian passenger jet which crashed in eastern Ukraine, US accusations of Russian involvement, and the increase in fighting.
From RUSSIA Excerpts from a round table on the Malaysian airliner crash, the accusations that began before any evidence was gathered, and the American government presenting Youtube and Facebook postings while not releasing satellite images and other intelligence.
"In the end, we will not remember the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends." -- Martin Luther King Jr
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