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18/11/2010 (1300 GMT)

55 minutes
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Thursday 18 November 2010

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


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  • Namibia Bomb

    The German police say a suspect explosive device has been found inside luggage on a plane about to take off from Namibia for Germany. Newshour gets the latest from Berlin and Namibia.

  • FIFA

    Fifa has banned two members of its executive committee because of corruption claims against them. Newshour speaks to Thomas Kistner, author of a book on alleged corruption in FIFA.

  • Egypt Censorship

    Journalists in Egypt say that the government has been increasing pressure on freedom of speech in the run up to the parliamentary elections. Our Cairo correspondent Jon Leyne has been investigating.

  • China Inflation

    The Chinese authorities have announced that they'll take measures to curb rising food prices. BBC correspondent Martin Patience reports on how people in Beijing are being affected by the inflation.

  • Nobel Prize

    Six states have said they will not attend the ceremony to award the Nobel Peace Prize to Liu Xiaobo on December 10. Newshour hears from Geir Lundestad, the secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee

  • Ireland Bailout

    Officials from the IMF and EU have arrived in Dublin for talks about resolving Ireland’s economic crisis. Newshour hears from Mohammed Zubair Khan, an economist who worked with the IMF for 12 years.

  • DRC UN Challenge

    The UN mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo is facing unprecedented criticism. The BBC’s Paul Moss joined a group of Peace-Keepers for a mission in Congo's war-torn North Kivu Province.

  • Nigeria Rescue

    The Nigerian military have freed 19 foreign and local hostages who were being held by militants in Nigeria's Niger Delta region.

  • Italy Football

    Racist abuse was hurled at an Italian player during his country's match with Romania in Austria yesterday. Italian journalist Paolo Pacitti told Newshour about the background to last night's incident.



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