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08/02/2011 (1400 GMT)

55 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 08 February 2011

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


10 items
  • Egypt protests

    Blogger Issandr el Amrani discusses the hero status of Google executive Weal Ghonim, who was released from custody yesterday.

  • Egypt protests

    Amnesty International's Claudio Cordone on the detention of anti-government protesters.

  • Egypt Lebanon

    Owen Bennett Jones meets Egyptians living in Lebanon and discusses the changes in their homeland.

  • Sudan trade

    Martin Plaut is in Northern Bahr el Ghazal to see how the integrated economy of Sudan will be affected by the country's division.

  • Afghan weddings

    Kabul resident Jovitta Gomez on plans for a law to cap the cost of extravagant of weddings in the country.

  • Thailand Cambodia

    Rachel Harvey is at the scene of fighting over a disputed land border and ownership of an ancient temple.

  • Charles Taylor

    Peter Biles reports from The Hague where the former Liberian President's lawyer has stormed out of court as the case draws towards a conclusion.

  • Ukraine

    Newshour looks back at the Orange Revolution and speaks to Ukrainian writer Andrei Kurkov about the fallout from revolution.

  • Suitcases of gold

    Mark Doyle in Congo reports on the arrest of an American, a Frenchman and two Nigerians accused of smuggling gold

  • Gregg Allman

    David Sillito meets the troubled musician who is enjoying a dramatic resurgence in his career.


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