India’s PM Manmohan Singh has stepped in to sort out the facilities for Delhi’s Commonwealth Games. Newshour speaks to Jaipal Reddy, India's Minister for Urban Development.
Iraq is not an obvious holiday destination - but wherever there is human life it seems there are tourists too. Tourists such as Gabriel Gatehouse.
Nigeria Lead Poisoning
The UN has sent an emergency team to Zamfara state in Nigeria, to look into lead poisoning that has killed hundreds of people. Newshour hears from Medicins Sans Frontieres’s coordinator in Nigeria.
Demonstrations are taking place across France against government plans to overhaul pensions. We ask Olivier Sekai, of the CGT Trade Union, what's wrong with retiring at 62.
Ship owners, crews, even former captives, are joining forces today to demand an end to Somali piracy. The BBC’s Martin Plaut meets a former captive of the pirates.
This week a delegation from the Indian parliament travelled to Kashmir, where there have been violent street protests calling for independence. From the city of Srinagar, Chris Morris reports.
The composer Eric Whitacre is hoping to break the world record for the world's largest online choir.
Tensions are rising between "traditional" nudists and so called "libertines" at the Cap d'Agde beach in France, Europe's largest nudist colony. We hear from a nudist of traditionalist persuasion.
Roland Buerk reports from Tokyo on how sumo wrestling has been caught up in a wider police crackdown on organised crime, after a scandal over illegal betting by wrestlers.
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