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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  • TFF:Colombian Peace Talks

    Fri, 27 Feb 15

    Duration:
    50 mins

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    24 days remaining

    Miss Universe and the missing general: inside the Colombian peace talks; a cultural revival in Damascus, creating drama in Sierra Leone and the songs of Uzbekistan.

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  • Amitabh and Me: Meeting a Bollywood Star

    Fri, 20 Feb 15

    Duration:
    50 mins

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    Meeting Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan; learning the Somali word for "selfie"; Iranian asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea and the story of Mexican legend Pancho Villa.

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  • How to report from a war zone

    Fri, 13 Feb 15

    Duration:
    50 mins

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    Reporting from Donetsk and Kobane; a guide to national dress; the language of cricket; what "Khorasan" means and a musical tour of Turkey

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  • Inside the Egyptian Courts

    Fri, 6 Feb 15

    Duration:
    50 mins

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    Inside an Egyptian Court; a clampdown on Pakistani concerts, the business of bodyguards, Vietnamese new year celebrations, and Beirut's public spaces.

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