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Around the World in Numbers & Podcast from today’s @seanmoncrieff

110 million people live in the Indian state of Maharashtra. 82% of them are hindu. The state has just brought in legislation banning the slaughter of cows and bullocks for meat. 100 U.S. diplomats are currently stationed in Venezuela. Caracas has given the U.S. two weeks to reduce that number to 17. President Nicolas Maduro … Continue reading

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Around the World in Numbers & today’s podcast from Moncrieff – 23rd February

Between 1982 – 1990 Hassine Habre was the president of Chad. The Extraordinary African Chambers will try him for crimes against humanity later this year. Some reports claim he was responsible for the deaths of 40,000 Chadians during his reign.   4 policemen were shot and killed by some 20 members of an Islamist group called … Continue reading

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Around the World in Numbers & Podcast – Moncrieff – 16th February 2015

70% of the 6,400 people seeking exemptions from vaccinations in Kyrgyzstan in 2014 did so on religious grounds. There have been 3,400 reported cases of measles so far this year. 200,000 Germans left the Protestant Church last year. Prostitutes working outside a newly designated area of Rome will pay a fine of €500 if caught. … Continue reading

Podcast from Newstalk’s Moncrieff – 22nd September – Stories from Around the World
Moncrieff - Around the World

Podcast from Newstalk’s Moncrieff – 22nd September – Stories from Around the World

Australian army in turmoil, Fiji Elections, Bangladesh commutes a death sentence, Is Nigeria losing the fight? Brazil gives a baby three parents, Belgium grants murderer death sentence, Sharia police in Germany, Buses for schools in Wales… http://www.newstalk.com/player/podcasts/Moncrieff/Highlights_from_Moncrieff/64210/0/why_are_there_sharia_police_in_germany Every Monday from 3pm Continue reading

As the European Court on Human Rights decides on the fate of a Quadriplegic in France Jonathan deBurca Butler asks is it time to deal with death ourselves – Newstalk feature.
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As the European Court on Human Rights decides on the fate of a Quadriplegic in France Jonathan deBurca Butler asks is it time to deal with death ourselves – Newstalk feature.

Earlier this month a New Zealand website called Mountain Scene carried the sad story of a search and rescue dog named Ella who had to be put down. The black Labrador served nine years with LandSAR in Queenstown, New Zealand and retired four years ago after a glittering career in the mountains and valleys of … Continue reading