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In 1997, left-wing rebels held 71 people hostage for over four months in Peru.
Pascale Harter presents stories from Afghanistan and Libya.
Stephen Sackur speaks to the South Africa's last white president, FW de Klerk.
How a group of Jews escaped from a train bound for the Auschwitz death camp in 1943.
News and issues making the headlines each day.
Your reaction to a video to Asma al-Assad to persuade her husband to stop the fighting.
Libyan sues former UK foreign minister; China's dam problems; and can a cake be racist?
Can a cake be "racist" & should politicians be held personally responsible?
US troop posed with Afghan remains; UN ambassador wives in peace plea to Syrian first lady
Thursday 19 April 2012