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From Our Own Correspondent - A War Getting Worse

An extraordinary story from an ordinary neighbourhood in Syria. Plus, the Russians worried their religious leader is guiding his flock closer to the authorities than to God.

Lyse Doucet's in a Syrian suburb hearing stories about a civil war which is reaching more parts of the country every week.

Damien McGuinness finds there are complaints from some Turkish women about the good times which have arrived at a resort town on Georgia's Black Sea coast.

Justin Webb wonders whether ludicrous amounts of time and money are being spent trying to woo undecided voters in the US presidential election.

Lucy Ash is at a monastery contemplating the growing influence on the Russian state of the Orthodox Church.

And while visitors to the Philippines may have great things to say about a fascinating country, Kate McGeown says they rarely mention the food!

  • Broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 11:30AM Sat, 29 Sep 2012
  • Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
  • First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 11:30AM Sat, 29 Sep 2012
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  • Duration 30 minutes

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