Weekend Edition: Strange Appetites

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Pascale Harter introduces dispatches from BBC correspondents and reporters around the world. In this edition, Beth McLeod explores a tragic side of the Syrian refugee exodus to Jordan - a new trade in child brides, sought by rich Gulf Arab men. Shaimaa Khalil, born into an Egyptian military family, explores the country's ambivalent attitude to its armed forces today. Mary Harper meets the Somali entrepreneurs whose bright new import and export ideas are changing the business landscape at home. Martin Patience investigates food safety and food scandals - from contaminated baby milk to rat meat - in China, while Damien McGuinness partakes in a far more appetising, as well as convivial, feast in Tbilisi. During Orthodox Easter, it's traditional for Georgians to hold banquets around the graves of their deceased relatives.

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Sun 19 May 2013 22:06 GMT

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