November 1, 2019

BIG STORY – The Red Line

The Red Line takes an in-depth look into the violence, poverty and discrimination dividing St. Louis and examines what some locals are doing to improve the situation in the city.

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October 25, 2019

BIG STORY – Babel

Iraq: War Continued tells the story of a country, a conflict, and the upending of global order, from the perspective of those who fought in the war, those who covered the war, and those who became its victims.

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China’s AI Revolution
October 18, 2019

BIG STORY – China’s AI Revolution

China’s AI Revolution takes a look at how artificial intelligence is being used to streamline shopping, secure sprawling cities, manage traffic, and even assist in diagnosing cancer.


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October 11, 2019

BIG STORY – Black Cloud

Black Cloud tells the tale of those who cannot imagine life without coal even though its mining places their lives in direct danger.

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August 2, 2019

BIG STORY – Iraq: War Continued

Iraq: War Continued tells the story of a country, a conflict, and the upending of global order, from the perspective of those who fought in the war, those who covered the war, and those who became its victims.

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Mei Xu
July 28, 2019

Asian & American: Mei Xu

She first immigrated to the U.S. for a career in foreign services, but ended up building a massive home decor business instead. She’s Mei Xu—pronounced ‘may she’—who’s the woman behind Chesapeake Bay Candle. If you’re in the U.S., you might’ve seen her products.

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POOR EUROPE
June 28, 2019

BIG STORY – Poor Europe?

Shot across the continent, Poor Europe investigates why poverty is still present in Europe, and searches for solutions to this pressing dilemma.

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Through Their Eyes Afghanistan
June 3, 2019

Afghanistan through the eyes of its people

About the series CGTN’s Sean Callebs and Photojournalist Andrew Smith tell the stories of today’s Afghanistan through the eyes of its people. Afghanistan gem hunters risk all for precious minerals Afghanistan’s Panjshir Valley is home to one of the richest supplies of gems in the […]

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Drowning in Plastic
April 12, 2019

BIG STORY – Drowning in Plastic

It’s one of the biggest threats we’ve ever faced: trillions of pieces of plastic choking the very lifeblood of our earth, and every marine animal – from the smallest plankton to the largest mammals – being affected.

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China's Two Sessions
March 2, 2019

China’s Two Sessions 2019

In early March, the Chinese government holds its most important two meetings: the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Congress (CPPCC) and the National People’s Congress (NPC). CGTN looks at how these political gatherings work and what their decisions mean for China and the world.

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THE LOST CHILDREN OF TUNISIA
December 14, 2018

BIG STORY – The Lost Children of Tunisia

The Lost Children of Tunisia is a harrowing portrait of the devastating effects terrorism has had on Tunisia. It introduces viewers to families whose lives have been forever-altered by sons who have – sometimes secretly – left to join ISIL.

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BIG STORY | Landing Strip
December 7, 2018

BIG STORY – The Landing Strip

With eight percent of the drugs that come into the United States passing through its borders, the mark left on Honduras is dark, and plagued with destruction.

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BIG STORY OVERDOSE
November 29, 2018

BIG STORY – Overdose

A public health emergency that claims over 130 lives every day in the U.S. With millions misusing prescription opioids, and hundreds of thousands turning to heroin, “Overdose” goes to the heart of a crisis that is grappling an entire nation.

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November 28, 2018

G20 coverage on CGTN

The G20 summit will focus on development, infrastructure and food security, but the trade dispute between China and the U.S. is expected to get a lot of attention.

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US-China Trade War
November 13, 2018

U.S.-China Trade War

Follow CGTN for the latest news and resources about the current trade conflict between the United States and China.

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October 19, 2018

BIG STORY – Another News Story

Following the migrant crisis, Another News Story takes a poignant, up-close look at the challenges of balancing objectivity and humanity in a packed and fast-moving news cycle.

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October 12, 2018

BIG STORY – Sand Wars

Sand is not an infinite resource, and the planet’s gigantic demand for it is threatening its very existence. “Sand Wars” investigates this modern day “gold rush,” one that poses a real danger to humans, and the environment, in every corner of the globe.

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Road to Riches
September 21, 2018

BIG STORY – Road to Riches

With a goal to fully eliminate poverty by 2020, China’s rural and underserved population is being given an unprecedented opportunity for upward social mobility. Yet the challenges are enormous, for the masses and individuals alike.

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August 24, 2018

BIG STORY – A Hard Land for Women

It’s of the world’s most dynamic countries, a vast subcontinent with a rich millennial history. This is the story of India, a land of vast contradictions, where women struggle to survive and thrive.

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The Thai cave rescue
August 17, 2018

BIG STORY – Out of the Dark

On June 23, 2018, twelve young soccer players and their coach set off to explore a cave in northern Thailand, becoming trapped 4KM deep inside it. This is the story of how a massive effort became an even bigger miracle.

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GUARDIANS OF THE EARTH
July 27, 2018

BIG STORY – Guardians of the Earth

In 2015, 20,000 negotiators, representing 195 nations, descended upon Paris for a tension-filled, high-stakes 11 days, in the name of reaching an accord. Guardians of the Earth tells the story of how it was done.

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POWER SHIFTS
July 5, 2018

BIG STORY – Power Shifts

Peter Frankopan explores the connections made by people, trade, disease, war, religion, adventure, science and technology. Mirroring behaviors seen across Asia for millennia, this shift gives way to a new paradigm of power.

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DIRTY BUSINESS
June 29, 2018

BIG STORY – Dirty Business

This is an investigation into how old electronics, discarded in some of the world’s richest countries, end up unrecycled. It’s the story of the trail of pollution – and corruption – that is left when trash is illicit, and business is dirty.

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WORLD CUP 2018
June 12, 2018

World Cup 2018

Join our CGTN correspondents as they bring online and on-air coverage of World Cup 2018.

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May 8, 2018

The Iran Nuclear Deal

What is the Iran Nuclear Deal, and what is at stake now that U.S. President Trump has decided to withdraw? CGTN’s latest news and international views on the JCPOA.

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March 11, 2018

South by Southwest 2018

Join CGTN correspondents Lisa Chiu and Owen Fairclough for online and on-air coverage from South by Southwest, one of the biggest cultural gatherings in the U.S.

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March 1, 2018

China’s Two Sessions 2018

In early March, the Chinese government holds its most important two meetings: the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Congress (CPPCC) and the National People’s Congress (NPC). CGTN looks at how these political gatherings work and what their decisions mean for China and the world.

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The Detroit Auto Show
January 15, 2018

The Detroit Auto Show

If you’re into all things cars, 2018 is quickly revving up. CGTN brings you on-air and online coverage of the world’s biggest showcase for auto manufacturers – The Detroit Auto Show.

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Mr. Deng goes to Washington
December 26, 2017

BIG STORY – Mr. Deng goes to Washington

On January 1, 1979, China and the United States re-established full diplomatic relations. A few weeks later, Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping made an official visit to the United States, a trip that would go down in the history books.

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Cuban Millennials
December 25, 2017

Cuba Millennials

These are challenging times for Cuban millennials: balancing the system they grew up with while exploring new prospects for the future. In a CGTN special series, correspondent Michael Voss speaks to a range of young Cubans from all walks of life.

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December 19, 2017

BIG STORY – Unsustainable

Gerry Hadden goes into the heart of South America to meet the people affected by a unique paradigm: fighting scarcity in lands of tremendous abundance.

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