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798 1 Dec 2014

The latest on new clashes between police and pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong; we also discuss hopes for peace in Colombia after Farc frees a general and other captives. Plus: as Poland's former prime minister becomes head of the European Council, we ask what it means for the country's standing in the EU.

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797 28 Nov 2014

As the Pope arrives in Turkey to promote peace and religious dialogue, we get the view from both Istanbul and The Vatican. Plus, the latest from Helsinki as the Finnish Parliament says yes to same-sex marriage, and we discuss today’s planned Islamist protests in Cairo.

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796 27 Nov 2014

We discuss race relations in America, geopolitics in South Asia, and free speech in South Korea; analyse the week's top media and business news; and get a lesson in capoeira as the Brazilian martial art and dance gains UN cultural heritage status.

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795 26 Nov 2014

As protests continue in Ferguson, Missouri, we get analysis from professor of American studies Randal Maurice Jelks in Kansas. We also discuss female suicide bombers in Nigeria and hear about a trio of referendums in Switzerland this weekend.

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794 25 Nov 2014

Reflections on the extended deadline for talks on Iran’s nuclear future, we hear from Strasbourg as the Pope pays a visit, and learn about Kathmandu’s makeover ahead of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit there.

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793 24 Nov 2014

As Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu declares the country as a “Jewish state”, we ask if this move will intensify the tension in the region. Plus, Iran’s nuclear deal, Scotland’s newest pro-independence newspaper and Asterix and Obelix’s translation into Irish.

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792 21 Nov 2014

We discuss reactions to Obama’s planned immigration reform in America and hear from Amnesty International about Syrian refugees in Turkey. Plus weird and wonderful statistics from Ipsos Mori and the latest luxury news.

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791 20 Nov 2014

As Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg visits Estonia, we discuss his agenda. We also hear about Obama’s immigration plans, ask why North Korea is threatening to carry out a nuclear test and take a look at Norway’s new passport design.

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790 19 Nov 2014

Why is Israel demolishing the homes of some Palestinians who have killed civilians in Jerusalem? We also debate a UN committee's call for North Korea to be referred to the ICC, hear about growing ties between Russia and China and learn of a butter shortage in Japan.

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789 18 Nov 2014

Four people have been killed at a synagogue in Jerusalem; how much tension can the city bear? We also discuss unrest in Mexico, hear from Japan as prime minister Shinzo Abe prepares to dissolve parliament and review the North American papers.

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788 17 Nov 2014

As Australia and China strike a landmark free-trade deal, we get the analysis from Alessio Patalano. We also profile Burkina Faso’s new interim leader and learn about the antics of “Jimmy Jump”.

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787 14 Nov 2014

Our West Africa correspondent reports on Burkina Faso’s transitional leadership and we ask why North Korea plans to send an envoy to Russia. Plus, we discuss the all the latest luxury news.

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