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FT World Weekly


Each week, we focus on one of the major international stories making headlines, drawing upon the Financial Times's team of foreign correspondents and analysts to make sense of world events. Presented by Gideon Rachman and produced by Fiona Symon.


11:55 | Oct 10th, 2012

Hugo Chavez returns to power What does Hugo Chavez's return to power in Venezuela mean for his country, for Latin America, and for international politics? Gideon Rachman is joined by Richard Lapper, ...Show More

17:59 | Mar 25th

Life in Europe's coronavirus hotspots: Foreign affairs columnist Gideon Rachman discusses how the coronavirus epidemic has been handled in Italy and Spain with the local FT correspondents, Miles Johns...Show More
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01:51 | Sep 26th, 2019

In this new podcast exclusively for FT subscribers, Gideon Rachman, the Financial Times chief foreign affairs columnist, takes you with him on his travels, as he meets the decision-makers and thinkers...Show More

15:44 | Aug 1st, 2019

In this special episode from Hong Kong, Gideon Rachman talks to Regina Ip, a member of the territory's Executive Council and Legislative Council, and to student activist Joshua Wong about the continui...Show More

12:13 | Jul 25th, 2019

What are the factors Britain and its allies need to consider as they weigh their response to Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz? Barney Jopson discusses the difficult w...Show More
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