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With the blame for 150 deaths put on a young co-pilot flying solo, we examine the questions Germany is asking itself over the Germanwings tragedy. Plus Saudi Arabia upsets Iran over military action in Yemen and the EU reaches out to Cuba.

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890 27 Mar 2015
00:57:54

Friday 27 March: 

With the blame for 150 deaths put on a young co-pilot flying solo, we examine the questions Germany is asking itself over the Germanwings tragedy. Plus Saudi Arabia upsets Iran over military action in Yemen and the EU reaches out to Cuba.

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889 26 Mar 2015
01:00:00

Thursday 26 March: 

We look at claims that a pilot was locked out of the cockpit when a Germanwings flight crashed in France. Plus what's behind America’s war of words with Israel and why is Russia teaming with Jordan to build a nuclear power plant?

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888 25 Mar 2015
01:00:00

Wednesday 25 March: 

We discuss the ongoing investigations into Ukraine’s former government following several mysterious deaths. Also, Yemen crisis talks in Doha, Finnish-style education and a look back at the bizarre 1967 disappearance of an Australian prime minister.

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887 24 Mar 2015
01:00:00

Tuesday 24 March: 

As the doors of Tunisia’s Bardo Museum reopen, we ask what’s behind the Tunisian prime minister’s move to dismiss six police chiefs. We also discuss what’s got Scottish voters bothered and hear about Hong Kong’s aspirations to join the art-museum elite.

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886 23 Mar 2015
01:00:00

Monday 23 March: 

As the city of Taiz in Yemen falls under Houthi control we ask if there is any way back for the beleaguered nation. We also take a look at the weekend’s talks between South Korea, China and Japan and examine what Spain’s Andalucia election tell us ahead of the country's general election.

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885 20 Mar 2015
00:58:55

Friday 20 March: 

A plan to provide food stamps to Greece's poorest backfires as the rift with Eurozone powers escalates; we report from Athen. We also discuss the crumbling situation in Yemen and ask what can be done to prevent the trade of looted art and antiquities in conflict zones.

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884 19 Mar 2015
00:58:43

Thursday 19 March: 

At least 19 people were killed in yesterday's terror attack in Tunisia. As the prime minister names two suspects, we cross to our Tunis correspondent for the latest analysis. Plus, the expanding role of Japan's defence forces, and more legal complications in Indonesia as the Bali 9 duo await execution.

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883 18 Mar 2015
00:58:52

Wednesday 18 March: 

Benjamin Netanyahu's victory in Israel spells the end of a possible two-state solution with Palestine. But are there lessons to be learned from the election result? We also take a look at education among Japanese girls as Michelle Obama arrives in Tokyo and cross to Oxfam to examine the role of international aid in cyclone-hit Vanuatu.

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882 17 Mar 2015
0:58:45

Tuesday 17 March: 

Israelis are flocking to the polls in a vote that will not only decide the future of their country but also that of prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu; we weigh up the situation. We also discuss the devastation of cultural heritage in Iraq with the Unesco director-general and look at how Islamic banking is changing the financial face of Turkey.

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881 16 Mar 2015
00:58:55

Monday 16 March: 

On the final day of campaigning before Israel votes we examine how Benjamin Netanyahu is faring against rival Isaac Herzog. And after mass protests across Brazil, could an end be in sight for the reign of president Dilma Rousseff? We also take a look at the story behind a new statue of Gandhi in London's Parliament Square.

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880 13 Mar 2015
00:59:00

Friday 13 March: 

We discuss Narendra Modi’s visit to Sri Lanka, hear the latest on the murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, meet the managing director of Maison et Objet and get the latest business news from Prague.

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879 12 Mar 2015
0:58:56

Thursday 12 March: 

We discuss Yemeni politics, Saudi-Swedish relations, Tony Abbott’s latest gaffe, a political scandal in Portugal and the business news in Germany. Plus a review of the morning newspapers with Quartz’s Jason Karaian.

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