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911 7 May 2015
00:30:00

Thursday 7 May: 

We take the temperature of the UK as the country votes in an unpredictable general election, hear how Chancellor Merkel is gearing up to defend her security services over accusations of snooping and hear why Chilean government has been asked to step down.

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910 6 May 2015
00:30:00

Wednesday 6 May: 

We find out why Israel faces a race to form a coalition government by midnight, learn what the latest findings on the German Wings crash suggest and hear why Monocle’s Markus Hippi is a military force to be reckoned with.

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909 5 May 2015
00:30:00

Tuesday 5 May: 

We learn why a new surveillance law is causing concern in France, hear how Burundi is on the brink of major political unrest and get a picture of the changing Austrian retail landscape.

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908 4 May 2015
00:30:00

Monday 4 May: 

As conflicting reports emerge of Saudi troops on the ground we bring the latest news from Yemen. Plus we learn about Thailand’s battle against human traffickers and hear why Berlin is deploying mime artists to help cut down on urban noise pollution.

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907 1 May 2015
00:29:45

Friday 1 May: 

After Saudi Arabia claims to have repelled an attack on its border by Houthi rebels from Yemen, we ask whether the conflict could spill further onto Saudi territory. We also look to Brazil on Labour Day following unrest this week and we discuss the implications of a pilot strike at Portuguese airline TAP. Plus business news from Bloomberg TV and a look at the South American newspapers.

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906 30 Apr 2015
00:30:00

Thursday 30 April: 

We hear the view from Japan after its prime minister gives a landmark speech to the US Congress. Plus after Norway's oil fund marks a record quarterly return, we ask whether the good news will continue to flow. We also hear the latest luxury and aviation news and leaf through the North and South American front pages.

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905 29 Apr 2015
00:30:00

Wednesday 29 April: 

After Saudi-led strikes destroy Sanaa airport’s runway, we ask whether ‘Operation Restoring Hope’ in Yemen is really living up to its name. We also discuss the political fallout between Australia and Indonesia after the latter executes eight drug convicts on death row, including two Australian citizens. Plus rising tensions between Finland and Russia and the business news from Bloomberg TV.

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904 28 Apr 2015
00:30:00

Tuesday 28 April: 

We hear from Jakarta as Indonesia prepares to execute foreign convicts on death row, denying their pleas for clemency. We also ask why South Korea’s prime minister has resigned and reflect on the changing political fortunes of Europe's most famous finance minister Yanis Varoufakis. Plus the latest business news and a look ahead to Expo Milano 2015.

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903 27 Apr 2015
00:30:00

Monday 27 April: 

After Nepal suffers its worst earthquake in over 80 years, we discuss the lives lost, the damage done and the recovery project ahead. Plus we hear live from Burundi’s capital as protests continue against the president's bid to run for a third term. Also on the programme: we ask what's on the agenda at the EU-Ukraine summit in Kiev and author and illustrator Alice Stevenson discusses ‘Ways to Walk in London’.

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902 24 Apr 2015
00:29:49

Friday 24 April: 

We analyse the drone strike that killed US and Italian civilians, learn what threat volcanic ash really poses to airlines and celebrate 50 years of Brazilian broadcaster Globo.

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901 23 Apr 2015
00:29:48

Thursday 23 April: 

We look at the defence deals going on between major powers that could shape the future of the Ukraine conflict. Plus we learn why Spain and Venezuela have stopped seeing eye to eye and discuss Copenhagen’s new-found love for food foraging.

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900 22 Apr 2015
00:30:00

Wednesday 22 April: 

We pick through the conflicting reports on Yemen, hear from 'Politico' editor in chief John F Harris about its launch in Europe and learn about the EU's challenge to energy giant Gazprom.

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