The Heat

October 19, 2021

The Heat: State of China’s Economy

China’s GDP has dipped, but while 4.9 percent growth in the third quarter was below expectations, it was more than double for all of 2020. And China’s economy is still expected to finish the year even stronger.

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October 15, 2021

The Heat: UN Biodiversity Conference

It’s described as a defining challenge of our time – protecting plants and animals in their fragile habitats. Now, China and more than 100 countries are promising to take action.

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October 6, 2021

The Heat: DPRK-ROK relations

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and South Korea resume communications in a push for an inter-Korea summit. Will that lead to a resumption of diplomatic talks – and maybe a peace treaty?

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September 18, 2021

The Heat: Guantanamo Prison

The notorious U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where hundreds of men were detained by America for years without charge or trial, is still open after almost 20 years? 

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August 17, 2021

The Heat: Afghanistan crisis

In just over a week, the Tailban seized nearly all of Afghanistan and now forces control Kabul as residents desperately try to flee the country. We will take a look at the situation in Afghanistan.

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August 12, 2021

The Heat: Afghanistan crisis

“Everything is moving in the wrong direction.” That’s the assessment of U.S. Intelligence, as the Taliban retakes 11 of 34 provincial capitals in a matter of days.

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