The Fifth Floor

The Fifth Floor

A fresh look at the stories of the week with journalists from our 27 language sections - every week with David Amanor. New episodes ready to download from 1500GMT on Fridays. Also includes our history programme Witness.

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  • Venezuela's crisis - a numbers game

    Fri, 24 Apr 15

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Available:
    29 days remaining

    Venezuela's crisis by numbers; renaming Ukraine; football violence in Brazil; national days around the world; and a Mexican reading list.

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  • No President, no cabinet. Who's in charge?

    Fri, 17 Apr 15

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    22 days remaining

    Political deadlock in Afghanistan and Lebanon; being a cow in India; Mexican hurricanes diverted by aliens; and Tibetan opera in exile.

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  • Garissa... I Can't Describe What I Saw

    Fri, 10 Apr 15

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    15 days remaining

    Life in Garissa after the attack; how camels came to Australia, essential Urdu literary classics and the song lyrics no-one understands.

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  • Yemen: A Nation Divided

    Fri, 3 Apr 15

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    8 days remaining

    A personal tale of a divided Yemen, what the Nile means to those who live on its banks, Syrian refugees on their journey to safety and how animals speak in different languages.

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  • Enduring a Nigerian Election

    Fri, 27 Mar 15

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
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    Enduring a Nigerian election, a trip to the cinema for Mumbai's longest running film, Kanu or Drogba - the Premier League and its African stars, and the search for a lost Inca emperor and Genghis Khan.

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