Weekend Edition 11/08/2012

Insight, wit and analysis from BBC correspondents, journalists and writers from around the world. Introduced by Pascale Harter. In this edition:

CHARLES HAVILAND visits areas of Sri Lanka previously off-limits during its civil war;

NATALIA ANTELAVA gauges who's really in charge in post-Saleh Yemen - and it might not be who you think;

MARK LOBEL meets a Syrian rebel fighter who's financing his battle with earnings from the USA;

RAHUL TANDON learns to put up a good front to help his daughter into an elite Indian school;

BOB DORAN hears why the lobstermen of Maine are pining for a good oldfashioned freezing winter;

and HENRY NICHOLLS has an unpleasant encounter (in a freezer) with his old friend, the last Pinta Island giant tortoise which ever walked the earth - or the Galapagos Islands, to be more precise.

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