US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital, ignoring dire warnings from Arab and Western allies alike of a historic misstep that could trigger a surge of violence in the Middle East.
The Newsmakers is TRT World’s flagship current affairs programme, featuring in-depth reports and interviews with the drivers of the biggest stories of the week. Hosted by award-winning journalist Imran Garda, we go to the heart of every issue, offering unfiltered debates, context and commentary that disrupt conventional perspectives on international affairs. We generate discussion, drive the news agenda and demand accountability from people in power. The Newsmakers is an honest and relevant take on the events that impact people around the world, and challenges the status quo.
Strait Talk brings you the much-needed context to stories that are changing the world around us. It features in-depth analysis of the global events that are redefining our age. Presented by Ali Mustafa, the weekly show is driven by diverse content. Strait Talk gets to the core of complicated issues and brings out personal stories hidden behind historical events. Interviews with decision makers behind the corridors of power also brings an inside look into the process that affects us all. It airs every Friday at 20:30 GMT on TRT World.
TRT World’s flagship arts and culture programme airs on the weekdays and “Showcase Review” on the weekends covering prominent cultural and art events. Generally, coverage on culture and arts is mostly based on the western axis, but at Showcase we try to cover the east, the west, the north and the south. The programme covers a range of topics such as cinema, music, traditional arts, contemporary art, architecture, design and fashion.
Roundtable is a discussion programme with an edge. Broadcast out of London and presented by David Foster, it's about bringing people to the table, listening to every opinion, and analysing every point of view. From fierce debate to reflective thinking, Roundtable discussions offer a different perspective on the issues that matter to you. Watch it every weekday at 15:30 GMT on TRT World.