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October 24, 2017
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What's happening in Niger, Russians troll US activists and Spain divided What is the US military doing in Niger and other countries in Africa? We'll answer that question today. Plus, we hear the reasons why legal visitors to the US overstay their visas. And, a heavy metal band from the DC suburbs hits an emotional chord with supporters of Catalan independence.
Special edition of The World: A global look at sexual harassment in the workplace The sexual harassment allegations against film mogul Harvey Weinstein have sparked a global conversation about the issue of harassment in the workplace. In this hour, we hear what that conversation sounds like in different countries around the world. Including: a Nigerian writer reflects on how men in Nigeria view harassment. And France's version of #MeToo campaign goes a step further, encouraging women to "squeal on their pig."
A month after Mexico City's quake, insect die-off, French singer Camille The World's Monica Campbell lost her home to the Mexico City quake a month ago. Now, she's looking for answers about how people can live safely in earthquake-prone areas. Also, a dramatic decline in the number of insects in Germany has scientists worried. Plus, a song about Twix candy bars recorded in a 14th-century French monastery.
World Headlines
Xi Jinping 'most powerful Chinese leader since Mao Zedong' China's president is now on a level where challenging him means threatening Communist Party rule.
Austria: Sebastian Kurz opens talks with far-right party The conservative leader has invited the anti-immigration Freedom Party to coalition talks.
IS-fighting British man Jac Holmes killed in Syria IT worker Jac Holmes, 24 from Bournemouth, was killed clearing landmines in Raqqa, the BBC understands.
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