MH17 "game-changer" for Dutch

The Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine is a "game-changer" for Dutch attitudes towards Russia, according to one of the Netherlands' diplomatic experts. Jan Melissen, from the Clingendael Institute of International Relations, in The Hague, says the incident, which claimed almost 200 Dutch lives, will force the country to take a much harsher stance towards Russia, regardless of the economic consequences. Fast-food giants McDonald's and KFC are at the centre of a food scare in China as one of their suppliers is shut down following reports it had been selling food that to a year out of date. The BBC's Karishma Vaswani gives an update on the race to become Indonesia's next president, and, with the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow just a day away, Shilpa Kannan reports from New Delhi on what economic benefit, if any, India got from staging the previous competition. Throughout the show we're joined by Shikha Dalmia, a senior policy analyst at the Reason Foundation in Washington, and David Kuo from the website Motley Fool in Singapore. And we talk 'beard gardens' with the BBC's Phil Mercer in Sydney.

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