Comedians Vs. The News [World Service]

The funny take on news with comedians from around the world.

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20210306The world\u2019s wildest comedians with the funniest take on global headlines around.

The funny take on news with comedians from around the world.

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The funny take on news with comedians from around the world.

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The funny take on news with comedians from around the world.

Neeti Palta and Michael van Peel20210220International comedy stars join Jess Salomon and Eman El- Husseini to take on the headlines.

This week, Jess and Eman are joined by one of India’s most popular comics, Neeti Palta and Belgian comedy sensation Michael van Peel.

They’ll be finding out why Belgian government are so keen for their citizens to have a new haircut and asking what kind of jokes can land a comedian in prison…Join Comedians vs The News for the headlines as you’ve never heard them before.

International comedians join Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini to take on the headlines

The funny take on news with comedians from around the world.

Neeti Palta and Michael van Peel2021022020210221 (WS)International comedy stars join Jess Salomon and Eman El- Husseini to take on the headlines.

This week, Jess and Eman are joined by one of India’s most popular comics, Neeti Palta and Belgian comedy sensation Michael van Peel.

They’ll be finding out why Belgian government are so keen for their citizens to have a new haircut and asking what kind of jokes can land a comedian in prison…Join Comedians vs The News for the headlines as you’ve never heard them before.

International comedians join Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini to take on the headlines

The funny take on news with comedians from around the world.

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Global comedy stars join forces to take on the news. This week, why is India obsessed with Kamala Harris? And which leader threatened to punch a journalist in the face?

New York-based comedians Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini are joined by Mexican comedy sensation Sofia Niño de Rivera and one of India’s top stand-ups, Anuvab Pal.
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Global comedy stars join Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini to tackle the news

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Comedy couple Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini are joined by Rafi Bastos, one of Brazil’s sharpest satirists, and South African stand-up star Loyiso Gola to take on the world’s headlines. This week, why are Canadian statues losing their heads? And why would you want to implant a computer chip in a pig’s brain?
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Stars from Brazil and South Africa join Jess and Eman to take on the world's headlines

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The world's wildest comedians with the funniest take on global headlines around.

Funny couple Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini are joined by Nigerian YouTube star Adeola Fayehun and Australian comedy sensation Alice Fraser to tackle the world’s headlines. This week, why is China is expelling Australian journalists? And what is life really like for wizards in New Zealand?
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Comedians from Nigeria and Australia join Jess and Eman to tackle the world's headlines

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Egypt’s top satirist Bassem Youssef and acclaimed American comic Maz Jobrani join comedy duo Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini to take on the world's headlines.
This week, what do immigrants in the US really think of Donald Trump? Why are Egyptian performers being censored on TikTok? And the woman bringing North and South Koreans together, in the name of love.
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Satirists from Egypt and the USA join Jess and Eman to take on the world's headlines

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The funny take on news with comedians from around the world

Top German stand-up Enissa Amani and one of India’s biggest comedians, Neeti Palta, join comedy couple Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini to find the funny in the world’s news.

This week, why are India and China at loggerheads over a border? And meet Harley, the Mexican pug on the frontline in the battle against Covid-19.

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Stars from Germany and India join Jess and Eman to find the funny in the world's news

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South Africa’s queen of comedy Tumi Morake and top American stand-up Gastor Almonte join comedy couple Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini to find the funny in the world’s news. This week, why is the South African defence minister in trouble for borrowing a plane? And the American football star who became a hero off the pitch.

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Comedy stars from South Africa and the US find the funny in this week's news

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Icelandic comedian Ari Eldjárn and British stand-up Josie Long join comedy couple Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini to tackle the global headlines.
This week, what does it really mean to be vice-president of the United States? And exploring the mystery of a strange sound tormenting the residents of an Icelandic town.
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Comedians from the UK and Iceland join Jess and Eman to tackle the global headlines

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The world's wildest comedians with the funniest take on global headlines around.

Jordanian stand-up star Wonho Chung and brilliant Brazilian comedian Carol Zoccoli join comedy couple Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini to give their unique take on the world’s headlines.

This week, how do Brazilians feel about the promise of a vaccine for Covid-19? And what does it take to be crowned the most beautiful camel in Dubai?

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Comedy stars from Jordan and Brazil join Jess and Eman to give their take on the news

09Deborah Frances-white And Tats Nkonzo2020102420201026 (WS)Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini are joined by British-Australian comic Deborah Frances-White and top South African stand-up Tats Nkonzo to take on the global news headlines. This week, is it deal or no deal for the UK on Brexit? And are comedians really considered ‘essential workers’ in South Africa?
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Comedians from Australia and South Africa tackle the world's news

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The world's wildest comedians with the funniest take on global headlines around.

Malaysian comedian Dr Jason Leong and Swedish comic Evelyn Mok join Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini to tackle the international headlines. This week, why is Malaysia facing a political crisis? And has the Swedish Prime Minister really banned trick or treating at Halloween?
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Comedy stars from Sweden and Malaysia take on this week's headlines

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The world's wildest comedians with the funniest take on global headlines around.

This week, as we reach the grand finale in the battle to become the next US president, Jess and Eman are joined by Venezuelan American comedian Joanna Hausmann and British Kenyan stand-up Njambi McGrath.

What’s a Maga-zuelan? We ask why so many Venezuelans support Donald Trump. And what can Americans learn from Kenya’s Presidential power games?

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Comedy stars from Venezuela and Kenya take on the US election

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Comedians vs the News is back! Comedy couple Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini are ready to bring laughter to 2021.

This week, Jess and Eman are joined by the South African queen of comedy Tumi Morake and Irish stand-up sensation Joanne McNally. They’ll be finding out why a South African politician is in trouble for her killer outfit, and hearing all about the Irish Health Minister’s favourite emoji…

Join Comedians vs the News for the headlines as you’ve never heard them before.

Comedians from South Africa and Ireland join Jess and Eman to take on the week's news

13Patton Oswalt And Antonio Badia2021021320210214 (WS)This week Jess and Eman are joined by Hollywood star Patton Oswalt and Mexican super stand-up Antonio Badia. They’ll be catching up on the latest news from Donald Trump’s lawyers and asking why one Mexican political candidate wants to be a mysterious man in a mask…
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Brilliant comedians from around the world join Jess Salomon and Eman El- Husseini to take on the headlines.

This week Jess and Eman are joined by Malaysian star stand-up Dr Jason Leong and Dutch comedian Eline Van der Velden. They’ll be finding out why there’s never a dull day when it comes to Malaysian politics and asking if the Dutch are skating on thin ice.

Join Comedians vs The News for the funniest take on the global headlines you’ve heard this week.

Comedians from Malaysia and The Netherlands join forces to take on the global headlines

The funny take on news with comedians from around the world.