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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Recent episodes (4)

  • Kashmir: After the Flood

    Fri, 17 Oct 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    26 days remaining

    A musical tour of Tanzania; Surviving in Srinagar; Somalia's "firsts"; Why world leaders like to disappear; and Lebanon's WWI forgotten history

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  • The Battle for Kobane - the Kurdish Way of War

    Fri, 10 Oct 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    19 days remaining

    Kurdish battle songs and dances against IS militants; Rum-making in Cape Verde; Sri Lankan oral histories; Reporting health epidemics - from SARS to Ebola; and Finding Fela

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  • Minefields, vineyards and flak jackets

    Fri, 3 Oct 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    12 days remaining

    A letter from the Turkish Syrian border; Ebola pop songs; Afghanistan's new First Lady in a new role; Images from a week of protest in Hong Kong; Chile's singing giant frogs.

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  • 'Boots on the Ground'

    Fri, 26 Sep 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    5 days remaining

    The story behind the phrase 'boots of the ground'; Tonlé Sap lake's floating community; Presidential dress codes; Celebrating 100 years of Julio Cortazar; and inside Pakistan's Ahmadi community.

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