From Our Own Correspondent - 25/08/2012
The BBC's foreign correspondents take a closer look at the stories behind the headlines. Kate Adie hosts correspondents from Mali, Italy, South Africa and Beijing.
Kate Adie hosts correspondents around the world as they tell their stories.
Mark Lobel attends a memorial service for the South African miners killed by police while striking for better pay and working conditions.
Mike Thompson is 'embedded' with the army in the West African Republic of Mali. Can it win back the north of the country from Islamist militants?
David Willey recalls his first visit to Beijing nearly fifty years ago - an extraordinary trip where he saw Chairman Mao and briefly met the last Emperor of China.
As Italians enjoy the last few days of their annual August break at the seaside Dany Mitzman reflects on the contradictory charms of the Riviera Romagnola.
- Broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 11:30AM Sat, 25 Aug 2012
- Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
- First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 11:30AM Sat, 25 Aug 2012
- Duration 30 minutes