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Colombia Ceasefire to Take Effect

Colombia ceasefire; Egypt FGM; Photographing surfers

A ceasefire comes into effect shortly between the Colombian government and the left-wing rebels known as FARC. For over 50 years, one of the world's longest running conflicts has killed an estimated 260,000 people and displaced millions.

Authorities in Egypt say they will increase the penalty for people who force young women in to female genital mutilation. The country has one of the highest rates of FGM in the world.

Waves as high as hotels, razor sharp reefs and jellyfish stings...just some of the everyday hazards surf photographer Lucia Griggi has to avoid in order to get that perfect shot. We speak to her about the risks she takes to get the perfect shot.

50 minutes

Last on

Mon 29 Aug 2016 03:06GMT

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  • Mon 29 Aug 2016 03:06GMT

Spotlight on the DRC

Spotlight on the DRC

News, views and stories from the Democratic Republic of Congo