Jordan's protests run deep
The civil unrest roiling through the Arab world is lapping at Jordan's historic City of Seven Hills.
Jordan, a state full of refugees from the Arab-Israeli conflict, is also being punished by its neighbours for supporting Iraq during the Gulf War 21 years ago.
That frames the life of one of the protestors now rising up against the rule of King Abdullah II. Irish journalist Don Duncan puts a human face on the unrest in the kingdom.
It was part of his report on the March 31 Dispatches
Categories: Middle East, News Promo, The View from Here
|Radio One||Thursday 1 pm, 1:30 pm NT Sunday 7 pm, 8 pm AT and 8:30 pm NT|
|Sirius 137||Friday at Midnight & 9 am, Sunday at 10 pm|
- Live Italy earthquake death toll rises to 247 video
- The number of people killed in the earthquake that devastated parts of central Italy on Wednesday rose to 247 on Thursday morning, regional and national officials said.
- 'Yes to peace': Colombia, FARC rebels reach historic deal to end 5-decade war
- Colombia's government and its biggest rebel group announced a deal Wednesday evening for ending their country's half-century guerrilla war, one of the world's longest-running armed conflicts. The accord must still be ratified by voters in a plebiscite.
- CBC IN ITALY Rescue workers try to keep the faith as night falls in quake-ravaged Amatrice video
- CBC's Margaret Evans reports from Amatrice in central Italy, one of several towns devastated by Wednesday's earthquake.
- New Japanese truck driver playing Pokemon Go kills pedestrian
- A Japanese truck driver playing Pokemon Go while driving hits two women, killing one and injuring the other, in Japan's first death related to the Nintendo craze.
- New Hiker found alive after a month in New Zealand wilderness
- A tourist from the Czech Republic, whose partner fell to his death, survives a harrowing month in the frozen New Zealand wilderness before being rescued.