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27/08/2010 (1300 GMT)

55 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 27 August 2010

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


6 items
  • Iraq body count

    An independent research organisation -- Iraq Body Count -- has called on the British government to hold a full judicial inquiry into the number of people killed in the war in Iraq

  • Strike a chord

    The last of our 'Striking a Chord' series with Benin's Angelique Kidjo

  • Kenya

    Celebrations as Kenya gets a new constitution. The document was signed into law today by President Mwai Kibaki

  • Sri Lanka maids

    Newshour's Owen Bennett Jones reports on the sufferings inflicted on Sri Lankan maids working in Saudi Arabia

  • US GDP figures

    The US commerce department has confirmed that the economic recovery which had looked promising earlier in the year is fading

  • China christians

    Christianity is thriving in China with the growth of state-sanctioned churches


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