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  1. 04/09/2014

    News and issues making the headlines each day.

    First broadcast: 04 Sep 2014

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  2. 03/09/2014

    News and issues making the headlines each day.

    First broadcast: 03 Sep 2014

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  3. 02/09/2014

    News and issues making the headlines each day.

    First broadcast: 02 Sep 2014

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  4. 01/09/2014

    News and issues making the headlines each day.

    First broadcast: 01 Sep 2014

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  5. 29/08/2014

    News and issues making the headlines each day.

    First broadcast: 29 Aug 2014

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  6. 28/08/2014

    News and issues making the headlines each day.

    First broadcast: 28 Aug 2014

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  7. Tension in Afghanistan over disputed election

    Gaza ceasefire; how to age; N Korea beach party; Kate Bush returns; who are the Kurds?

    First broadcast: 27 Aug 2014

  8. Ukraine, Russian presidents meet in Minsk

    The right age for sex ed; Kabul expats' fear; Iran's water shortage; Libya latest

    First broadcast: 26 Aug 2014

  9. Islamic State threatens Turkmens with death

    Tributes to Lord Attenborough; DRC confirms ebola; reformed jihadist; Ferguson funeral

    First broadcast: 25 Aug 2014

  10. US: Islamic State "beyond just a terrorist group"

    Peshmerga volunteers; Ferguson's black and white churches; Dr Who returns; Victorian loos

    First broadcast: 22 Aug 2014

  11. Britain's jihadists

    Who's to blame for extremism in the UK?

    First broadcast: 21 Aug 2014

  12. Tributes to US journalist beheaded by IS

    Hiroshima landslides; animals' super senses; War Horse in China; lessons for Ferguson

    First broadcast: 20 Aug 2014

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  13. Police: criminals have infiltrated crowds in Ferguson

    Egyptians living in graveyards; Iraq's displaced millions; Suarez back on the pitch

    First broadcast: 19 Aug 2014

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  14. National Guard to be sent to Ferguson

    Assange breaks silence; dealing with water wasters; UK anti-semitism; working dads

    First broadcast: 18 Aug 2014

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  15. Stories from Yazidi Refugees

    Yazidis in northern Iraq make a renewed call for foreign intervention

    First broadcast: 15 Aug 2014

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  16. US unlikely to launch Iraq rescue mission

    Pope in South Korea; email-free holidays; Islamabad at a standstill

    First broadcast: 14 Aug 2014

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  17. US: 130 military advisers in northern Iraq

    The dangers of legal highs; tributes to Lauren Bacall; top prize for female maths prof

    First broadcast: 13 Aug 2014

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  18. Russia sends trucks carrying aid from Moscow to eastern Ukraine

    Tributes to Robin Williams; guns on US campuses; treating ebola in Liberia

    First broadcast: 12 Aug 2014

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  19. John Kerry accuses Iraqi PM of violating constitution

    How the west should respond to IS; health warnings for alcohol; Dylan Thomas tourism

    First broadcast: 11 Aug 2014

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  20. President Obama authorises US airstrikes against Islamists in Iraq

    Turkey's election; exclusive access to Israel's radar defences; Iraqi Christians

    First broadcast: 08 Aug 2014

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  21. 07/08/2014

    News and issues making the headlines each day.

    First broadcast: 07 Aug 2014

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  22. WHO discusses making Ebola a global health emergency

    Russian cyber criminals; Chinese comedy; should we fear AI?

    First broadcast: 06 Aug 2014

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  23. Israel truce with Gaza in place

    UK's first woman Muslim cabinet minister resigns over Gaza; American investment in Africa

    First broadcast: 05 Aug 2014

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  24. Israel declares brief truce in parts of Gaza

    WW1 centenary commemorations; big earthquake in China; do children and art galleries mix?

    First broadcast: 04 Aug 2014

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  25. 01/08/2014

    News and issues making the headlines each day.

    First broadcast: 01 Aug 2014

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  26. Israel's Bombardment of Gaza Continues

    Sierra Leone declares ebola state of emergency; Israel's world image; shape-changing moon

    First broadcast: 31 Jul 2014

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  27. UN School in Gaza Shelled

    Israel's military strategy; E-commerce in Africa; ebola outbreak to last 'till year end'

    First broadcast: 30 Jul 2014

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  28. Many Palestinians Killed in New Israeli Bombardments

    New European sanctions on Russia; China's gay 'cure', saving the pangolin

    First broadcast: 29 Jul 2014

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  29. Israelis, Palestinians criticise UN ceasefire statement

    Fiddler on the Roof at 50; the children of Syria; Russia's stand off with Moldova

    First broadcast: 28 Jul 2014

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  30. Gaza: Is There Hope of an Imminent Ceasefire?

    Former US diplomat James Rubin; Google and the "Right to Be Forgotten"

    First broadcast: 25 Jul 2014

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