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791 10 Nov 2014

We ask whether the Spanish government will listen to Catalonia, hear from Berlin about how people remembered the fall of the Wall over the weekend, and take a look at companies with the big ideas that could soon be shaping the future.

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790 7 Nov 2014

A look at the future role that Oman wants for itself in the Middle East, we hear from journalist and academic Peter Hartcher on why Australia has missed opportunities on the world stage, and conclude our week-long series about the Berlin Wall.

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789 6 Nov 2014

Hong Kong protesters plan to take their message directly to Beijing but will they even get across the border? We are also live in New Delhi, where security agencies are on high alert over a terror threat, and there’s a round-up of the day's business news.

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788 5 Nov 2014

What now for President Obama after the midterm elections? We're also in South Korea, where authorities are intent on tackling corruption, and continue our week-long series on the legacy of the Berlin Wall.

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787 4 Nov 2014

We profile Spain’s left-wing party Podemos, which now leads the opinion polls. We also hear why a Portuguese town is making Mandarin Chinese compulsory at schools and leaf through the day’s European papers.

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786 3 Nov 2014

The latest on elections in the breakaway region of eastern Ukraine, we ask why no French president has visited Canada for 27 years and get the day’s biggest business stories from Shanghai.

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785 31 Oct 2014

For the first time, more Swedes are in favour of joining Nato than not; could Stockholm be ready to sign up? We also look at the legacy of Catherine Ashton, who today steps down as the head of EU's foreign policy, and get the day's biggest business news from Scandinavia.

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784 30 Oct 2014

We get our correspondent’s view on whether New Zealand will actually change its flag, we hear the latest on the Syrian town of Kobane as more fighters join the battle and we go through the day’s newspapers.

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783 29 Oct 2014

We ask whether the government of Bashar al-Assad is quietly preparing for a siege of Aleppo, hear about the upcoming meeting between Chinese and Japanese security officials, and leaf through today’s European newspapers.

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782 28 Oct 2014

As Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko negotiates a coalition following the weekend’s elections, what are his chances of success? Plus we profile Indonesia’s first foreign minister and assess the race to govern California ahead of this year's midterm elections.

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781 27 Oct 2014

Dilma Roussef is narrowly re-elected president of Brazil as divisions within the country continue to hamper her leadership. Plus our views on the US midterm election and a trip to Istanbul’s newest brunch-spot.

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780 24 Oct 2014

What is behind Russia’s latest moves in the Baltic sea? We also get the latest on the Brazilian elections, and hear from a legal expert about the world’s responsibility to prevent mass atrocities by acting early.

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