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55 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 24 March 2012

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


8 items
  • French authorities criticised for Toulouse raid

    We asked Colonel Lior Lotan, a former Israeli counter terrorist officer and hostage negotiator, how it could have been done better.

  • Toulouse political impact

    Our reporter Paul Moss looks at the big political questions following the events in Toulouse.

  • Russian shot in London

    British police are appealing for witnesses to the attempted murder of a former Russian banker in London.

  • Japan body art

    The designs of tattoo artist Horiyoshi III are being exhibited for the first time at an exhibition in London. His German apprentice, Alex Reinke, gives the BBC's James Coomarasamy a tour.

  • Mali coup leader denounces looting

    The BBC's Martin Vogl has been speaking to the leader of the Malian coup, Captain Amadou Sanogo.

  • Back from the dead

    Eddie Lennon, who suffered a near fatal cardiac arrest and Diane Corcoran, of the International Association for Near Death Studies, discuss how near-death experiences affect those who survive

  • Hong Kong election tarnished by scandals

    Juliana Liu reports on how a series of unprecedented scandals are fuelling demands for greater democracy.

  • 'Noynoying' sweeping the Philippines

    The BBC's Kate McGeown explains the new internet craze in the Philippines that mocks President Aquino.


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