The Heat

November 13, 2019

The Heat: BRICS 2019

The BRICS 2019 summit in Brazil. What’s on the agenda? And, what do five world leaders hope to accomplish?

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November 11, 2019

The Heat: Spain Election

Voters in Spain went to the polls on Sunday in the country’s second general election since April. It was also Spain’s fourth general election in the last four years.

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November 8, 2019

The Heat: China global trade

Chinese President Xi Jinping talks free trade and foreign investment, plus have China and the United States agreed to phase out those tariffs?

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November 1, 2019

The Heat: The threat of ISIL

ISIL names its new leader, after Al-Baghdadi was killed during a US raid. We will discuss what we can expect on the fight against extremism.

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October 30, 2019

The Heat: Lebanon Protests

For two weeks, thousands of anti-government protesters have blocked major streets in Beirut and cities across Lebanon, paralyzing the country.

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October 25, 2019

The Heat: Catalonia protests

An estimated half a million people flood the streets of Barcelona, after a court sentences several leaders for fighting for Catalonian independence from Spain.

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October 4, 2019

The Heat: China’s 70th Anniversary

Chinese President Xi Jinping joined thousands in Tiananmen Square for a massive celebration. It included a large military parade with 15,000 personnel taking part. On display were some of China’s new and advanced weapons including the Dongfeng-41 nuclear missile.

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October 2, 2019

The Heat: Hungary nationalism and mass urbanization

The challenges of mass urbanization. As more people are moving to cities, we will take a look on what a key UN agency is doing to prepare authorities to manage the increasing burden. Also, why Hungary decided not to join the European plan to curb carbon emissions?

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September 19, 2019

The Heat: Syria summit

Turkey hosts Russia and Iran to discuss the Syrian crisis. What’s the path forward to end the eight-year-long civil war?

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September 11, 2019

The Heat: Colombia’s fragile peace

A call to arms. Three years after negotiating a landmark peace accord, a former rebel commander announces a new war in Colombia. Is the country’s fragile peace deal at risk of unraveling?

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