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Panel: What's behind the violence in Northern Ireland?
Northern Ireland is experiencing the worst violence in years. How did Brexit light the fuse? A 1998 peace deal ended armed conflicts, but has the mindset that divided the region in the first place really gone away?
Host Zhao Ying is joined by David Mitchell, Assistant Professor of Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation at Trinity College Dublin, Duncan Morrow, Director of Community Engagement at Ulster University, Andrew Sanders, Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University-San Antonio.
Japan’s PM heads to US for talks with Biden.
① Japanese PM departs for US to meet President Joe Biden;
② EU Chamber president talks about China-EU sanctions, and calls for more cooperation between the two.
③ Washington imposes tough sanctions on Russia over alleged election interference.
④ Japanese govt removed tritium mascot one day after release due to wide criticism.
US climate envoy visits China amid high tensions between the two.
① US climate envoy visits China amid high tensions between the two.
② Biden set to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11: reports.
③ Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine paused over rare blood clots.
Is Japan downplaying danger Fukushima water poses to human race?
① Japan announces decision to dump nuclear wastewater into sea.
② Iran halts cooperation with EU in various areas following blacklist of officials.
③ Blinken to visit Brussels for talks with NATO allies.
④ Hainan FTP sees explosive growth in foreign investment.
China opposes introduction of China-related legislation by US Senate Committee.
① China opposes introduction of China-related legislation by US Senate Committee.
② 165 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines administered in China, 2nd highest in world.
③ First 100 days of Brexit: Can EU and UK find a solution to Northern Ireland border?
④ Japan plans to dump radioactive water into ocean.
Ukraine, Russia, the West-the way forward for the 7-year war in Eastern Ukraine.
A sharp escalation in fighting in eastern Ukraine, prompting fears of a revival of conflict. Ukraine, Russia and the West–What’s the way forward for the seven-year war in the region? Host Ge Anna is joined by Tony Kevin, Former Australian Ambassador to Poland, and author of the book 'Return to Moscow'; Pavel Felgenhauer, Russian military analyst based in Moscow; Dr. Alexey Muraviev, Associate Professor of National Security and Strategic Studies at Curtin University in Australia.