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North Korea: Crossing The Line

In 1962 a U.S. solider sent to guard the peace in South Korea undertook an extraordinary journey, at the height of the Cold War he deserted his unit and walked across the most heavily fortified area on Earth and defected to an alien communist state, North Korea. The existence of an American defector living in the hearth of the Cold War enemy was denied for decades by both the United States and

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Paxman on Trump v Clinton: Divided America

Abraham Lincoln could be considered the greatest president America ever had, he was ernest, a visionary and heroic, he also earned the respect of the world but where are the hero's now asks reporter Jeremy Paxman. As November quickly approaches, Paxman travels to Washington in a bid to understand how it is that the two current presidential candidates are two of the most hated and distrusted of

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Nixon in the Den

He was one of America's most successful presidents on the international stage, lauded as a world statesman who thawed the cold war. He was reelected in one of the biggest landslide victories in American history, capturing 49 out of 50 states. This being said however, Richard Nixon was the only president to ever resign from office, forced out of the Whitehouse in abject disgrace. Over 40 years o

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Cyberjihad

Cyberjihad

Over the past few years terrorist organisations have developed not only as performers of attacks but also as story tellers. They seem to employ professional media departments in order to produce a constant flow of propaganda in which the romance of the Islamic brotherhood is ascetically mixed with what can only be described as ultra violence. These heinous acts committed are often filmed from t

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The Breakthrough In Renewable Energy

In December of 2015 many of the world leaders had finally come to an agreement to stop climate change, it was an occasion to be celebrated because the deals lengthy negotiations had finally resulted in the decision to prevent a catastrophic warming of the Earth, but was it really the political victory it was made out to be? This story tells us why now after 20 years of ineffective negotiations

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15 Years of Terror

15 years ago today on September 11, 2001, the world became witness to an unimaginable horror, the sight of New Yorks skyline ablaze fundamentally changed how we as a society view terrorism. Today we are still struggling with the threat of terror attacks as they seem to be coming fast and furious, from Boston, Paris, Brussels, San Bernardino, Orlando and Nice it is obvious that we have now entered

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Fed Up

Fed Up

Fed Up is a first hand examination of America's ongoing battle with obesity, the films shows us how over 30 years ago when the first dietary guidelines were issued by the U.S. government, they somehow failed to take into account the effect sugar has in increasing the risks of obesity, diabetes and associated ill-health outcomes, more notably in children. These guidelines were designed to protec

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Inside North Korea

Back in May of 2016, Rupert Wingfield-Hayes, a reporter for the BBC was expelled from the Hermit Kingdom of North Korea for allegedly showing disrespect and 'distorting facts'. In this Panorama special Rupert gains the opportunity to share his side of story and provides us with a detailed account of what actually happened. We hear of his detention and how officials treated him whilst being held

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Walls of Shame: Northern Ireland’s Troubles

The Good Friday Agreement was signed back in 1998, it brokered a peace deal between republicans and unionists in Northern Ireland. Nearly a decade later news network Al Jazeera visited Belfast to explore ongoing divisions still found within the city. This documentary was first broadcast in 2007 and it is part of Al Jazeera's "Walls of Shame" series, the film explores the modern history of North

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