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The Shortwave Report for May 9, 2014 by Dan Roberts(updated 16Oct14) The Shortwave Report for October 17, 2014 has been received! Scroll down for program notes for this and previous shows. The newest show will stream on the odd hour, Central and Pacific Time, and repeat every 2 hours along with 3 previous shows on this playlist.  OR open this address in your player:

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From GERMANY  An update on the Occupy demonstrations in Hong Kong where police were videoed beating a protestor. Far-right protestors turned violent in Kiev Ukraine. European and Asian leaders met in Milan to discuss the crisis in Ukraine. A UN health worker died in Germany from Ebola, while the WHO released dire projections for the spread of the disease in west Africa. In Cairo donors pledged $5 billion for relief and to rebuild parts of Palestine destroyed by Israel. UN Secretary General Ban ki Moon demanded an independent investigation into Israeli bombing of UN schools. The US and allies have escalated the bombing raids in Syria with Obama promising this is just the beginning- Turkey has refused support for the effort but has been killing Kurds in Southeastern Turkey.

From SPAIN  Over 180,000 Iraqis have been displaced because of fighting between ISIL and US led forces. Ban ki Moon has called on Israel to scrap plans to expand settlements in east Jerusalem.

From CUBA  The British Parliament passed a motion recognizing Palestinian statehood. Israeli army troops have abducted more Palestinians in fresh raids. Bolivian President Evo Morales was reelected in a landslide victory. In the Presidential run off election in Brazil, ecologist Marina Silva has given her support to Senator Neves not the incumbent Dilma Rousseff.

From RUSSIA  Oxfam has released a report about the growth of global inequality since the financial crisis in 2008. A report from Emma Seery head of Inequality Policy at Oxfam.

From JAPAN  Russia and China have signed 38 energy, trade, and finance agreements on Monday, a response to Western isolation over Ukraine. Obama and Ukraine President Poroshenko want to increase pressure on Russia. John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov agree on implementing the ceasefire in Ukraine. Following this week's typhoon in Japan, radiation levels tripled in ground water around Fukushima. The Japanese government has told the residents of Fukushima where they will be storing radioactive soil and other waste beginning in January.

"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men." -- Martin Luther King Jr

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