World Weekly with Gideon Rachman
  • The Irish fiscal crisis; the power struggle in Moscow; and the succession path in North Korea Sep 30, 2010
  • In this week's podcast: How can Ireland escape its fiscal crisis? The mayor of Moscow is ousted in a show of strength by the Russian president, Dmitry Medvedev - but is the power struggle over? And in North Korea a succession plan is emerging as Kim Jong-Il's third son is promoted to general - but what role will his aunt play?

    Gideon Rachman hosts the world podcast, with guests David Gardner in the studio, Catherine Belton in Moscow and Christian Oliver in Seoul.

    Produced by Rob Minto
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Each week World Weekly focuses on some of the major international political stories that are making the headlines - drawing upon the FT's team of foreign correspondents and international analysts to make sense of world events

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