21/05/2009

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.

53 minutes

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Thu 21 May 2009 20:06 GMT

China, the Party and the People

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Clips, reports and highlights on a society in flux

The New Silk Road

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How China is launching a major new trade route via the ancient Silk Road

70 Years On: Partition Stories

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Memories and stories of Partition in 1947 and the legacy Partition leaves with us today

Inside The Philippines’ Deadly War On Drugs

Inside The Philippines’ Deadly War On Drugs

A brutal crack-down on drugs that has claimed more than 7000 lives