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Highlights of the year from Africa. Presented by Pascale Harter.
Ex-England rugby captain Lewis Moody talks about his battle with bowel disease
Their fathers fought the Soviets and each other: the children of the Mujahideen want peace
Live news, business and sport from around the world.
Cultural highlights of 2012 with the BBC World Service's partner stations in North America
40 years ago the US launched its heaviest aerial bombardment of the Vietnam War.
Why do employers often ignore people with learning disabilities who can do a good job?
Two farmer’s daughters in Burma object to the expansion of a Chinese backed copper mine.
In 1980 thousands died in the Nigerian city of Kano in an uprising by an Islamic sect.
News and issues making the headlines each day.
The CAR calls for help with dealing with rebels; and how to deal with the US fiscal cliff?
China's superlatives, pushy Indian parents, sweaty South Korea and animist rites in Burma
Bhutto's son addresses thousands; Belarus opposition leader; Victorian marriage guidance.
Colonel Joe Kittinger, the first man to jump from space
BBC sports correspondents tell the story behind today's top sporting news, with intervi...
We discuss the "fiscal cliff" and tea workers in NE India burning their boss to death.
Top science stories from 2012 on the BBC World Service
A year of arts and culture Down Under - green theatre, Maori Shakespeare and The Hobbit.
Benazir Bhutto's son Bilawal Bhutto Zardari enters Pakistan politics.
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Friday 28 December 2012