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Owen Bennett Jones with the pick of this week's insight and analysis from correspondents abroad. With contributors including Rahul Tandon in India, Peter Day in Cuba and Natalia Antelava in Kyrgyzstan

Owen Bennett Jones introduces the pick of this week's insights and analysis from correspondents around the world.
This programme includes observations from:

Jonathan Marcus on how Syria's crisis is testing the world's new diplomatic model;

Kevin Connolly on the perennially ambivalent relationship between Turkey and the EU;

Reggie Nadelson on the cultural romance of far-flung Vladivostok;

Natalia Antelava on bribery and brutality in Kyrgyzstan;

Peter Day on property and business moves in Cuba;

Christine Finn in northern France and Ed Stourton on a road across the Pyrenees, both reflecting on ways to commemmorate the war dead;

Ed Butler on the whistleblowers risking their lives to denounce corruption in India ... and Rahul Tandon on India's new generation of rather spoiled children.

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25 minutes

Last on

Sun 20 Nov 2011 20:05GMT

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  • Sat 19 Nov 2011 04:05GMT
  • Sat 19 Nov 2011 09:05GMT
  • Sun 20 Nov 2011 20:05GMT

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