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25/07/2009

Duration:
50 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 25 July 2009

A new opposition grouping in the Kurdish region of Iraq shakes up the two dominant parties in presidential and parliamentary elections.

China launches its own Arabic television service to counter negative perceptions in the Middle East.

Clans from around the world meet in Scotland for the largest gathering in more than two hundred years -- Eduardo McRae of Argentina tells us of the lingering allure of Scottish heritage.

And we discuss the race row that embroiled President Obama after a white police officer arrested a black Harvard professor who'd locked himself out of his own home.

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