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Weekend edition: 10 Aug 2013: France, Iraq, Italy & China

Duration:
25 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 10 August 2013

Owen Bennett-Jones introduces dispatches from around the world: Emma Jane Kirby travels to an underpants factory in Northern France shedding light on the faltering French economy; with increasing levels of sectarian violence in Iraq, Prashant Rao laments the bombing of his favourite Baghdad grocery store; Mark Duff goes to meet a 97 year old Archbishop, Loris Capovilla, who worked for the late Pope John XXIII and tells of how Pope Francis reminds him of his former boss and Fred Dove visits the women's cricket team in Shenyang and imagines the prospect of a Chinese Test match team in years to come

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