Posts Tagged ‘Newshour

30
Oct
09

Are the French patriotic enough ?

sarkoPresident Nickolas Sarkozy thinks they can do better (writes Golda on Newshour) and has called for a nationwide debate on French identity.

Over the next few months the government wants to hear people’s views on what it means to be French in the 21st century.

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30
Oct
09

Newshour’s on Facebook…

facebook_logo170_170x49It’s been up and running for just a week, but we’re really excited with the response so far, well over 500 members and growing fast. (wites Dan Isaacs, on the bike). Continue reading ‘Newshour’s on Facebook…’

26
Oct
09

How does this man motivate you ?

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dobbieThat’s the man above, not me  (Peter Dobbie) on the left. 

I’m fronting Newshour today and we want your opinions on the former president as he starts on a new direction for his post- Oval office career;  motivational speaking. Continue reading ‘How does this man motivate you ?’

05
Jun
09

Has Gordon Brown lost the authority to lead Britain?

_45870237_brown_afpThere’s fevered excitement around Westminster, the home of the UK parliament this morning. The talk is all about whether prime minister Gordon Brown can survive the latest barrage of criticism from within his own party.

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18
May
09

How should Muslim countries deal with Islamic extremism?

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DVDs on sale at a Jakarta bookstore

How to tackle Islamic extremism – a topic that many of you have debated here before. But this week Newshour is taking a close-up look at how two Muslim countries, Pakistan and Indonesia, are approaching the problem.
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21
Aug
08

What do we do with the Olympic feel-good factor?

The Beijing Olympics end on Sunday and the final medal tally is nearly complete. China is the obvious winner – not just in terms of gold medals, but also given the huge boost to its national pride and prestige.
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23
Apr
08

England expects…

…..well, the programme Newshour does anyway. Today is St George’s Day, England’s national day. It has to be said that, speaking as an Englishman, the day tends to pass a lot of us by (as opposed to the patriotism of St Patrick’s Day for example), but not this year…
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15
Feb
08

What affects how Pakistanis vote?

Hello from Newshour. Those of you in Pakistan are poised to vote on Monday and Newshour’s Owen Bennett-Jones will be in Lahore on Saturday at 1230 GMT, discussing how you’ll be voting and why. We’d value your contributions, and, wherever you are, if you have a question about the elections, we’ll do our best to get you an answer. Continue reading ‘What affects how Pakistanis vote?’




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