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08/10/2010 (1300 GMT)

Interviews, news and analysis of the day's global events.

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Chapters

  • Nobel Peace Prize

    This year’s Nobel Peace Prize has gone to the imprisoned Chinese human rights activist - Liu Xiaobo. Newshour speaks to a former student and friend of Dr Liu.

    Duration: 12:47

  • Spain Migration

    BBC's Pascale Harter reports from Spain, which has received a third of all the migrants coming to Western Europe in the last few years and where 30 per cent of foreign workers are now jobless.

    Duration: 18:58

  • Colombia Guerillas

    Robin Lustig asks if the Colombian government has the upper hand in its war against cocaine traffickers.

    Duration: 22:55

  • Afghan Security

    A report by the Senate Armed Services Committee found that private security contractors in Afghanistan often fail to vet local recruits and end up hiring people with links to the Taliban.

    Duration: 32:32

  • Hungary Sludge

    Newshour hears the latest from Hungary, where a fifth person has died as a result of the toxic sludge released when a reservoir at an aluminium plant burst earlier in the week.

    Duration: 37:33

  • Wall Street

    This week sees the UK release of the film "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps", set during the financial crisis of 2008. Terry Smith, one of the grand statesmen of the City of London, reviews the film.

    Duration: 42:03

  • US Job Figures

    The latest American job figures are out - the final indicator of employment prospects in the United States before next month's mid term elections.

    Duration: 47:07

  • Palestinian Singer

    The World Today's Fergus Nicoll has been talking to a Palestinian singer who can't help but mix the business of politics with the pleasure of singing.

    Duration: 52:56

Broadcast

The New Silk Road

The New Silk Road

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

70 Years On: Partition Stories

70 Years On: Partition Stories

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

China, the Party and the People

China, the Party and the People

Clips, reports and highlights on a society in flux

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

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