Weekly Newscast – April 20, 2015

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This week on War News Radio, President Obama is removing Cuba from the United States sponsor of terrorism list, the terrorist group Al-Shabaab staged an attack on the Somalian Ministry of Higher Education in Mogadishu, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani criticized the recent compromise between the Obama administration and Congress over the nuclear agreement with Iran, and more.

In addition, we present a featured piece by WNR reporter Amber Sheth. A couple of weeks ago, Amber Sheth had the opportunity to meet with Theresa Williamson, founder of Rio on Watch, a watchdog news organization that brings reporting directly from Rio favelas and translates it into English. Take a listen!

Weekly Newscast – April 17, 2015

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