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  • June Steenkamp, Band Aid 30, Pedal Power

    Sun, 23 Nov 14

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    27 mins

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    The nurse who inspired Band Aid, Reeva Steenkamp's mother on Pistorius trial, Reaction to IS rule, US captain rescues Afghan interpreter, African inventor of mobile phone charger powered by pedal. Presenter Matthew Bannister.

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  • Oscar Pistorius Killed My Daughter

    Thu, 20 Nov 14

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    51 mins

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    June Steenkamp on her daughter, Reeva, the model shot dead by Oscar Pistorius / Fatima Jibrell, Somali environmental activist / Sophia Loren on a life in showbiz

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  • The Nurse Who Inspired Band Aid

    Wed, 19 Nov 14

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    50 mins

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    Nurse who inspired Band Aid / War artist Adrian Stimson / Life in Mosul under the so-called Islamic State / Arthur Zang, inventor of Cameroon's Cardiopad

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  • The priest who saved thousands of lives

    Tue, 18 Nov 14

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    50 mins

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    The Catholic priest Father Bernard Kinvi, who saved thousands of muslims from the violence in the Central African Republic; the cult film director John Waters on why he decided to hitch hike across America; When the world's media tell the story of Africa, the iconic images are often poverty, disease and war.Nigerian photographer Andrew Esiebo, is working to refocus the image of Africa and Africans; In 2009, the Canadian-Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari was arrested in Tehran and held for 118 days in Iran's notorious Evin Prison, and now his ordeal has now been turned into a Hollywood film.

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  • Soldier's mission to save interpreter

    Mon, 17 Nov 14

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    52 mins

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    US army captain Matt Zeller who campaigned to bring his Afghan interpreter Janis Shinwari to live in the US after Janis saved his life in an ambush; Somali footballer Saadiq Mohamud on rebuilding their national team; Mixon Faluweki, the Malawian student who's invented a low-cost bicycle powered phone charger; and sound artist Chris Watson who's bringing the sound of birds back to British forests.

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  • Outlook Weekend: Tiger terror; Brain op; Skateboarders

    Sat, 15 Nov 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

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    Woman plays violin during brain op; Face to face with a man-eating tiger; Scientist who discovered that HIV causes AIDS; British gay soldier; Afghan skateboarding kids

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  • I Played the Violin During My Brain Surgery

    Thu, 13 Nov 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

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    I played violin during brain operation; award winning Algerian author Boualem Sansal; polar explorer Robert Swan; Hungarian pinball wizard Balazs Palfi shares his collection.

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  • Healing Hate in Bosnia

    Wed, 12 Nov 14

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    50 mins

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    The Bosnian building peace in his divided community; the rapper working with Indian slum children; and the people who've faced a wild Bengal tiger and survived to tell the tale.

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  • Life Before and After the Berlin Wall

    Tue, 11 Nov 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

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    Author's memories of life before and after the Berlin Wall; skateboarding and literacy in Afghanistan; openly gay British soldier; Pakistani comedian voted the second funniest person in the world.

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  • "I Saved a Boy as I was Swept to Sea"

    Mon, 10 Nov 14

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    50 mins

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    Hero of Tacloban; scientist who discovered HIV is the cause of AIDS; New York photographer; Turkey's Mrs Doubtfire.

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