Ritula Shah has the day's news - we'll discuss whether the CIA's new "playbook" on counter-terrorism should allow the use of drones in Pakistan.

Also, as French troops reach Timbuktu, is Mali going to become the new Afghanistan?

The latest from Egypt - where President Morsi is trying to convene a meeting of the country's politicians to discuss the state of emergency.

Ahead of a major announcement by the UK government about the costs of childcare, we'll find out how the Germans do it.

We'll hear the fears that a big drop in the number of postgraduates is damaging the British economy

and why the sound of silence has proved especially golden for a village church in east Sussex.

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