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889 9 Apr 2015
01:00:00

Thursday 9 April: 

We’re live in Panama City as the country gets ready for this year’s Summit of the Americas. We also head to Somalia as the government places a bounty​ on​ the leaders of al-Shabaab and examine the controversy surrounding a production of Wagner’s Tannhauser​ in Siberia.

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888 8 Apr 2015
00:57:12

Wednesday 8 April: 

Our second round-table discussion on the upcoming general election in the UK focuses on the European Union. Plus we bring you the world’s first radio review of the newest Apple Watch and head to Toronto to chat about the tragi-comic novel ‘Music for Love or War’.

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887 7 Apr 2015
01:00:00

Tuesday 7 March: 

We’re live in Nairobi where vigils and protests are taking place following last Thursday’s massacre in Garissa. As former British prime minister Tony Blair stepped into the election campaign earlier today, we ask if ex-leaders are a help or a hindrance. Plus as ‘Rolling Stone’ retracts an exposé published last November, we assess what went wrong.

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886 6 Apr 2015
00:58:52

Monday 6 April: 

We weigh up what might be the final verdict in the case of Australian drug traffickers Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, hear why Turkey took down social media sites and learn about a lost architectural wonder in Lebanon.

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885 3 Apr 2015
00:58:50

Friday 3 April: 

We discuss two corruption cases: one in China and one in the US. We also get a round-up of Saturday's Asian papers and spend a Friday night in Montevideo.

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884 2 Apr 2015
01:00:00

Thursday 2 April: 

​We assess the latest from Kenya as Islamist group al-Shabaab​ targets Garissa University. We also try to unpick the outline agreement on Iran's nuclear programme and examine Latin America's crisis of the left.

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883 1 Apr 2015
01:00:00

Wednesday 1 April: 

As the United Kingdom gets ready for this years general election, we start our series of weekly roundtable discussions ahead of the vote. Plus, we’re live in Toronto as the city marks 100 days until the opening ceremony of the Pan American Games

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882 31 Mar 2015
01:00:00

Tuesday 31 March: 

We're live in Nigeria as Muhammadu Buhari becomes the first opposition leader to be elected since the end of military rule in 1999. As Turkish prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz is held at gunpoint in Istanbul, we ask who's behind the incident. We also get the latest from Peru and check out a few improbable libraries around the world.

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881 30 Mar 2015
00:58:52

Monday 30 March: 

We have a look at the elections in Nigeria as early results start to come in and ask if Greece is turning to Russia for economic help. Plus we discover how Costa Rica hasn't burned any fossil fuels so far in 2015 and review the latest stories from Australia.

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880 27 Mar 2015
00:58:47

Friday 27 March: 

As Nigeria heads to the polls this weekend, we assess the close contest between President Goodluck Jonathan and Muhammadu Buhari. Plus we discuss aviation and mental health in the wake of the Germanwings crash, have a look at Palestine’s marathon and give you the best tips for a Friday night out in Athens.

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879 26 Mar 2015
00:59:56

Thursday 26 March: 

We ask how airlines can keep their cockpits secure following the Germanwings disaster. Plus we have a look at the latest issue from our friends at the ‘Nikkei Asian Review’ and talk to two film-makers featured on Toronto’s Reel Arts Film Festival.

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878 25 Mar 2015
00:58:47

Wednesday 25 March: 

As the Iran nuclear talks continue to cause difficulty, we ask if the biggest problem is not Washington or Tehran but France? Plus we discuss the latest from Yemen and diplomacy with former Canadian ambassador to China, David Mulroney.

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