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May 15, 2018

The World Today traveled to Paris on May 3rd for the 50th anniversary of the 1968 student revolt, which culminated in one of the largest general strikes in history and brought down the government of Charles De Gaulle. To discuss 1968 and its legacy (France has seen a wave university occupations and strikes in recent...


May 10, 2018

More than seven years after Syria’s Civil War began, there doesn’t appear to be any signs of peace coming to the region. While the US and its allies engage in tit-for-tat bombing raids, Syrian government forces are being accused of using chemical weapons on civilians, and Israel uses the country to fight a proxy war...


May 1, 2018

The annual Land Day march in Gaza, on 30th March, resulted in the deaths of 17 unarmed protesters. This sparked weekly gatherings on the Israeli border by Gazan protesters demanding their ’right to return’. Tariq sat down with Israeli journalist Amira Hass, a few days before the Land Day march, to discuss the story...