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Zimbabwe - Where Fear is a Powerful Commodity

Reports from writers and journalists around the world, presented by Kate Adie. The election was supposed to be the moment Zimbabwe turned a corner, leaving fear behind.

The election was supposed to be the moment it turned a corner leaving fear behind. Kate Adie introduces correspondents' stories from around the world:

In Zimbabwe, Andrew Harding has followed the twists and turns of the past few days and reflects on the country's struggle to shake off a repressive past.
In Colombia, Frank Gardner meets a former FARC guerrilla commander now making friends with the police and goes in search of an illicit makeshift cocaine lab hidden in the jungle.
In Holland euthanasia was legalised in 2002 but it remains controversial. While some say it should never be allowed as a means of dealing with psychiatric illness, Linda Pressly meets one bereaved mother who wants to make it easier for people to end their own lives.
In Mongolia, Roger Hearing meets Ganbold Dorjzodov the man who exposed the 60 billion scam - an apparent plan to swap government jobs for substantial bribes.
And in Albania Elizabeth Gowing finds herself surrounded by heaps of knickers and tables that are overflowing with bras - the textile industry is booming in Shkodra.

Producer: Joe Kent.

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