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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  • Global Ghost Stories

    Fri, 31 Oct 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    30 days remaining

    Ghost stories from around the world; BBC Hausa meets the Chibok girls; Lustration explained; Tanzania's WWI German warship.

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  • After the Ceasefire: the Cost of Reporting Gaza

    Fri, 24 Oct 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    23 days remaining

    How do you cope when your home is a conflict zone? Why - if you're Chinese - you may not want to call yourself Dumbledore; The story of Guerrero state in Mexico; and behind the scenes of filming Saudi's Secret Uprising.

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  • Kashmir: After the Flood

    Fri, 17 Oct 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    16 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:
    9 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:
    2 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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