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02/05/2012

A Chinese dissident who escaped house arrest to claim asylum abroad but had to leave his family behind

Extraordinary personal stories from around the world. Today, the Chinese dissident who escaped house arrest to claim asylum abroad but had to leave his family behind. Also, Harlem-born opera singer Noah Stewart. He appeared in his first opera aged 16 and now with his album "Noah" has become the first black artist to have a No.1 in the UK classical charts. And the Egyptian man who is one of the first Arab Muslim Sumo wrestlers to break through the barriers surrounding the ancient sport.

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Thu 3 May 2012 01:32GMT

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  • Wed 2 May 2012 12:32GMT
  • Wed 2 May 2012 19:32GMT
  • Wed 2 May 2012 23:32GMT
  • Thu 3 May 2012 01:32GMT