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Blog posts by year and monthMay 2010

Posts (3)

  1. Kabul: City Number One - Part 9

    On November the 4th last year Paula Loyd, a cultural anthroplogist attached to the US army, was interviewing an Afghan man in a small village in southern Afghanistan. As she asked him about fuel prices he suddenly poured petrol over her from a jug he was holding. He then set her alight.

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  2. LA VACHE QUI RIT

    A few weeks ago the man who held the key to one of the great mysteries of Western Europe died. He was called Emile Fradin. He was a farmer in France in a village called Glozel near the town of Vichy. And he was 103 years old. His story is extraordinary.

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  3. THE RETURN OF THE GNOMES OF ZURICH

    Here are some extracts from a fascinating Panorama made in 1968 - about how there are massive spending cuts on the way and asking where they will happen. It is called Where Will the Axe Fall?

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