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Where We Are (with Nina Porter)

Nina Porter breaks down the key events happening in the world from the past 7 days. New episodes published every Monday.

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The Middle East Heats Up

Nina Porter has all the key events happening in the world from the past 7 days. This week: Violence escalates between Gaza and Israel, migrant children are forced to remain on board buses overnight in the US and China lands a rover on Mars. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

9mins

17 May 2021

Rank #1

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Trump Ban Upheld, Tokyo Ban Wanted

Nina Porter has all the key events happening in the world from the past 7 days. This week: The deadliest police operation in Rio de Janeiro's history leaves 25 dead, Facebook upholds its ban of former President Donald Trump from their platforms and a campaign to ban the Tokyo Olympics gains pace. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

9mins

10 May 2021

Rank #2

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India Tries To Take Control

Nina Porter has all the key events happening in the world from the past 7 days. This week: At least 45 people are killed and 150 injured in a stampede in Israel, India bans exports of the Coronavirus vaccine and clashes erupt on the disputed Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

10mins

3 May 2021

Rank #3

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Chauvin Found Guilty

Nina Porter has all the key events happening in the world from the past 7 days. This week: Former police officer Derek Chauvin is found guilty of murder following the death of George Floyd, India sees a record surge in COVID-19 cases and a police employee is fatally stabbed at a police station near Paris. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

10mins

26 Apr 2021

Rank #4

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Biden's Refugee Order

Nina Porter has all the key events happening in the world from the past 7 days. This week: Biden reverses course on a refugee order, Raúl Castro announces his resignation as the Cuban Communist Party leader and NASA choses Elon Musk's SpaceX to build a lander to return humans to the moon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

9mins

19 Apr 2021

Rank #5

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The Prince Passes Away

Nina Porter has all the key events happening in the world from the past 7 days. This week: Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, passes away, Norther Ireland faces violence and riots and the Johnson & Johnson vaccine gets investigated for possible links with blood clots. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

10mins

12 Apr 2021

Rank #6

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An Attack on Capitol Hill

Nina Porter has all the key events happening in the world from the past 7 days. This week: There's an attack on Capitol Hill, the court case against former police officer Derek Chauvin begins and Russia increases its military presence in Crimea. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

10mins

5 Apr 2021

Rank #7

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North Korea Fires

Nina Porter has all the key events happening in the world from the past 7 days. This week: Georgia introduces new voting laws, Myanmar opens fire on protestors and North Korea fires two ballistic missiles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

8mins

29 Mar 2021

Rank #8

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The Oxford Vaccine Controversy

Nina Porter has all the key events happening in the world from the past 7 days. This week: Scrutiny of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine rises in Europe, Turkey abandons an international accord designed to protect women and a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Japan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

7mins

22 Mar 2021

Rank #9

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A Royal Shock

Nina Porter has all the key events happening in the world from the past 7 days. This week: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle send shockwaves through the Royal Family in a tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey, China pledges to donate Coronavirus vaccines to 53 countries (and export them to 27 more) and another kidnapping adds to the string in Nigeria. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

10mins

15 Mar 2021

Rank #10