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55 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 28 December 2009

Interviews, news and analysis of the day's global events.


9 items
  • Iran protests latest

    We speak to opposition journalist Masih Alinejad and Iran specialist Dr Massoumeh Torfeh.

  • Minorities in Malaysia

    A court is to rule on the use of the word ‘Allah’ in bibles. Christopher Landau reports.

  • Pakistan blast

    Following a bomb attack in Karachi we go to Aleem Maqbool for the latest.

  • Amsterdam airport security

    What went wrong? Dutch Pilot Evert Van Zwol wants body scanners introduced quickly.

  • British man faces execution

    Akmal Shaikh faces the death penalty in China. We talk to Sally Rowan from Reprieve.

  • Afghanistan NATO

    Ten Afghan civilians have been killed over the weekend. Peter Greste has the latest.

  • Zimbabwe's year

    Tendai Biti, Zimbabwe’s finance minister and MDC member reflects on 2009.

  • Russian bears

    Chinese demands are putting the Asiatic black bear at risk. Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports

  • Celebrity culture

    Publicist Mark Borkowski and media editor Richard Rushfield weigh in on “celebrity”.



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