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Dilemma in Damascus

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 26 April 2014

Despatches: Syrians, exhausted by a seemingly unending conflict, face agonising decisions over their future, Lyse Doucet. Misha Glenny's in Rio as violent protests continue less than two months before the Brazilian city hosts the World Cup. The far-right Front Nationale could emerge from next month's European elections as the best-supported party in France -- Emma Jane Kirby encounters Euroscepticism, verging on Europhobia, in the south of the country. Matthew Teller's in Qatar: its economy's growing at nearly twenty per cent a year but its people are finding it hard to cope with a rapid pace of change. And Simon Worrall in the United States hears a love song as he witnesses the annual migration of Hispanic workers to Long Island.

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