As It Happens

As It Happens: Monday Edition

Monday, July 18th 2016

Part One

Turkey: coup follow-up
After the coup in Turkey fails, the government cracks down on the people it claims were involved -- and blames an ex-pat cleric living in the U.S. for orchestrating it from afar. 

Qandeel Baloch killing
After the murder of Pakistani social-media celebrity Qandell Baloch, people demand prosecution of so-called "honour killings" -- but her brother insists he's proud he killed her.  

Bad hospital food 
After a patient at the Ottawa Hospital complains the food is neither nutritious nor tasty, staff challenge themselves to eat the food for a week straight. 

Part Two

Baton Rouge shooting: nephew
In a Facebook post, he wrote "Please don't let hate infect your heart." Just days later, Baton Rouge police officer Montrell Jackson was killed -- and tonight, his aunt tells us about her late nephew. 

Wally the Whale
The rotting carcass of a whale named Wally is floating off California -- and washing up on beaches as she goes, much to the disgust of tourists.