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First broadcast:
Friday 29 March 2013

The day's news, with David Eades. A UN peacekeeping force gets an "offensive" mandate for the first time - but will it stop the violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ?

Also tonight: Paul Moss has a special report from India on a new farming technique which is producing bumper harvests. Could it reverse the drift of people away from the countryside to the major cities ?

And later:

Mario Monti says he "can't wait" to stop being Italian Prime Minister - but who's next ? We'll hear about today's discussions between President Napolitano and the party leaders.

Will Grant on the race to replace Hugo Chavez in Venezuela

and the New Yorker who's given a new twist to the idea that "all art is theft".


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