Expected Election Victory for Assad

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The BBC's Jeremy Bowen reports from Damascus, where supporters of President Bashar al-Assad are celebrating his landslide victory in Syria's presidential election. And, we go to a gun raffle in Hendricks County, Indiana to find out why Americans get so hot and bothered about their Second Amendment rights. Nick Davis hangs out at the recording studios and dance halls of Kingston, Jamaica, looking at the clash between gangster culture and real gangsterism. And senior US television executive Steve Capus, the new executive editor of CBS, joins presenter Roger Hearing in the studio to discuss the extent of government snooping, one year on since Edward Snowden's revelations were published in The Guardian newspaper. In our New York bureau, former Federal Reserve official Andrew Huszar, and in Bangalore, Revathy Ashok, founder of the Political Action Committee campaign group.

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Thu 5 Jun 2014 00:06 GMT

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