Reports and discussion on President Obama's speech on closing Guantanamo Bay and defending American values.

Jon Leyne in Tehran on the failure of all forty-two female candidates to make it onto the final list for the Iranian presidential election.

A victory for Britain's Gurkha veterans as the government relents and grants most the right to live in Britain. A poignant interview with a Gurkha who can stay.

And the staying power of former vice-president Dick Cheney. Love him or not, he's still making headlines. A report from Jon Donnison.

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