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55 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 02 April 2010

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


9 items
  • Mekong river crisis

    Is China to blame for the low water level in the Mekong river?

  • USA job creation

    The BBC’s Michelle Fleury reports on the improvement in numbers of new jobs in the USA.

  • Celibacy - Catholic Church

    Paul Henley reports from Germany on the debate over celibacy in the Catholic clergy.

  • China Iran USA

    Barack Obama is trying to enlist China’s support for further sanctions against Iran.

  • India Pakistan Iran USA

    Report on alleged USA attempts to ask India and Pakistan to distance themselves from Iran.

  • Libel laws

    Britain has been labelled a haven for “libel tourism”.

  • Russian heroin epidemic

    Russia demands action to fight opium poppy production in Afghanistan.

  • Gaza air strikes

    A Gaza City resident speaks of the attacks as a reminder of the power of Israel.

  • "Hungriest place on earth"

    Andrew Harding reports on the Sudan food emergency as the country prepares for elections.



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