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Many of New York's residents were born overseas. How did they react to Hurricane Sandy?
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Sidestepping impossible demands: why an Assad loyalist chose to flee Syria
Why is President Obama struggling to rekindle the enthusiasm he generated four years ago?
Clarence Seedorf says the authorities need to talk less and act more against racism
Mark Coles talks to Nobel Laureate Orhan Pamuk about his novel Silent House.
In the 1930s the Nazi party hatched a secret plan to breed an elite Aryan race.
A portrait of life in a rebel-held town in northern Syria
Millions of us use this gesture but where does this everyday ritual come from?
Reporting Rakhine's unrest: tough challenges for BBC Burmese and neighbouring Bengali
A review of the week with the latest news.
Morocco has so far avoided the Arab Spring. How much is that due to its revered King?
Why the Japanese believe that blood types define temperament and personality.
YAWS disease in Congo, why phone Apps can't beat malaria and why a good boss feels guilt
Why did BBC World Service commission The Why Factor?
Economists at Ireland's Kilkenomics festival discuss those behind the financial crisis.
Peter Day talks with the celebrated business thinker Clayton Christensen.
Interviews, news and analysis of the day's global events.
Bitter partisanship is poisoning Western politics, so what is the way forward?
Do 99.5% of prosecutions in the US end up in convictions as Conrad Black claims?
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Stories from China, Syria, Burma, Brazil and Germany. Presented by Pascale Harter.
Ros Atkins travels across the US to find out if America is working ahead of the election.
US rivals battle for swing states; teenager launches top-selling app; Xi Jinping Profile
Harriett Gilbert talks to author Paul Auster about his New York Trilogy.
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Are humans creating a new geological epoch through climate change and fossil fuels?
In 1985 a Frankfurt theatre attempted to stage a play by the controversial German writer.
Evan Davis and guests discuss the different strategies companies use to set their prices.
Sunday 4 November 2012