The Heat

March 11, 2020

The Heat: Syria’s civil war

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan traveled to Brussels to discuss Syrian migrant issues with the European Union. And will the ceasefire negotiated with Russia hold?

March 5, 2020

The Heat: Violence in New Delhi

Tensions remain high in India’s capital after riots erupt in the streets of Delhi. We’ll discuss the response by Narendra Modi’s government and why many fear more violence.

February 17, 2020

The Heat: Syria’s Civil War

Syria’s civil war rages on as government forces battle for control of the rebels’ remaining strongholds. And, hundreds of thousands have fled the fighting leading to a humanitarian crisis.

February 13, 2020

The Heat: Brazil’s Bolsa Familia

Tens of millions of people lifted out of poverty in the past 15 years. We will take a look at Brazil’s efforts to reduce inequality, the examples other countries could follow and the challenges ahead.

February 8, 2020

The Heat: Celebrating the Oscars

Who will take home the Oscar on Hollywood’s big night? Of the 9 nominees for Best Picture, will it be “1917”? Which of the contenders will win Best Actress or Best Actor? And, what’s next for China’s growing film industry?

February 5, 2020

The Heat: Iowa Caucuses

After a night of confusion and suspense, former US Mayor Pete Buttigieg is leading the Iowa caucuses with two-thirds of the votes counted.

January 29, 2020

The Heat: Venezuela Political Crisis

It’s been a year since opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president of Venezuela. Despite threats and economic sanctions from the United States, Nicolas Maduro is still in power.

January 10, 2020

The Heat: 20 years of US wars

More US sanctions on Iran. The US House of Representatives approves a War Powers Resolution limiting President Trump’s ability to take military action. Plus after more than six-trillion dollars spent on endless conflict – what has America gained?

January 6, 2020

The Heat: Impact of U.S. killing Iranian General

A massive show of mourning and anger in Tehran as Iranians gather to pay their respects for military general Qasem Soleimani who was killed in a US drone strike last week. Will Iran seek revenge and retaliate? And, how might the US respond?

January 3, 2020

The Heat: U.S. kills Iranian General

Iran is vowing retaliation after a US drone strike killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad. And the US is sending more troops to the Middle East. A dangerous new escalation. Are the two countries on the brink of war?