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Why do women live longer than men? Dr Yan Wong explores new theories on gender and ageing
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Pascale Harter presents highlights of the year from the United States.
Stephen Sackur talks to Sir Geoffrey Nice who led the prosecution of Slobodan Milosević
Phiona Mutesi, the Ugandan slum dweller whose life was changed by chess
Live news, business and sport from around the world.
In a festive-themed Strand we hear about Christmas tunes from South Africa and Chile.
The British popstar Dusty Springfield went on tour in apartheid South Africa in 1964
As trade links flourish, what is life like for Africans in China, and Chinese in Africa?
Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.
On December 25th 1989, Nicolae and Elena Ceauşescu were executed by firing squad.
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This week, highlights of the year from around the world. In this edition: Latin America.
Pope Benedict calls for peace in Syria; Burma plane road landing; Newshour presenter quiz.
Her Majesty the Queen's traditional Christmas message to the Commonwealth.
Outlook in Lapland: Jo Fidgen finds out how to survive the sub-zero temperatures
BBC sports correspondents tell the story behind today's top sporting news, with intervi...
Technology experts club together to defeat cyber criminals
A look back on the cultural highlights of 2012 from Africa.
Egypt approves disputed draft constitution; Pope in Christmas plea on Syria; Newshour Quiz
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Wednesday 26 December 2012