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909 7 May 2015
00:55:36

Thursday 7 May: 

We examine the reactions to Israel’s new coalition government, a Chilean way of dealing with corruption and a look into how American newsrooms have changed over the years.

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908 6 May 2015
01:00:00

Wednesday 6 May: 

Campaign strategies for the UK election, surprising results in Alberta's polls, a round-up of today's Asian papers and why the pet industry is blossoming in Brazil.

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907 5 May 2015
00:56:03

Tuesday 5 May: 

As Yemen’s unrest spills to Saudi Arabia, we ask what the consequences may be. We also hear of the work of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station in the Mediterranean and of problems between parents and children in politics.

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906 4 May 2015
00:57:028

Monday 4 May: 

We discuss Sino-European relations and protests in Israel, meet the director of the documentary ‘Chuck Norris vs. Communism’ and the photographer behind ‘Every Bodega In Manhattan’, comedy writer Jon Macks discusses his new book ‘Monologue: What Makes America Laugh...Before Bed’ and John Everard reviews the Asian newspapers.

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905 1 May 2015
01:00:00

Friday 1 May: 

We look at the state of Spanish party Podemos, meet the author of ‘Scientific Babel’ and review the Asian newspapers.

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904 30 Apr 2015
01:00:00

Thursday 30 April: 

We examine the lessons of the Vietnam war with Alan Henrikson from Tufts and Mark Moyar, author of ‘Triumph Forsaken: The Vietnam War, 1954–1965’. Plus a look at Chilean political reforms, Dave Wiley explains a revival in Catholic exorcisms, Tim Bale explains his new book ‘Five Year Mission: The Labour Party Under Ed Miliband’ and John Everard reviews the Asian newspapers.

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903 29 Apr 2015
00:57:01

We examine the lessons of the Vietnam war with Alan Henrikson from Tufts and Mark Moyar, author of ‘Triumph Forsaken: The Vietnam War, 1954–1965’. Plus a look at Chilean political reforms, Dave Wiley explains a revival in Catholic exorcisms, Tim Bale explains his new book ‘Five Year Mission: The Labour Party Under Ed Miliband’ and John Everard reviews the Asian newspapers.

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902 28 Apr 2015
01:00:00

Tuesday 28 April: 

We’re live in Baltimore for an update on violence in the city, the executive director of PEN America Center explains a recent controversy over ‘Charlie Hebdo’, we look back at a famous rivalry between Gore Vidal and William F Buckley and find out why New York State is dimming its lights for birds.

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901 27 Apr 2015
01:00:00

Monday 27 April: 

We discuss US-Japan defence relations, disaster diplomacy in Nepal and North Cypriot politics. Plus David Dunlap from the ‘New York Times’ on the Ellis Island Museum and a review of the Asian newspapers.

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900 24 Apr 2015
01:00:00

Friday 24 April: 

David Whitehouse shares his news book “Journey to the Centre of the Earth”, Somnath Batabyal reviews the Asian newspapers and Tomos Lewis takes us on a Friday night out in the Arctic Circle.

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899 23 Apr 2015
01:00:00

Thursday 23 April: 

The EU migration crisis and the future of David Petraeus are discussed, Toronto's mayor shares the experience of his first few months in office and David Fung describes his new book on Bodhi the Menswear Dog.

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898 22 Apr 2015
01:00:00

Wednesday 22 April: 

We discuss the political situation in Hong Kong and check in with Tomos Lewis in Nunavut ahead of the Arctic Council's ministerial meeting. Plus: Billboard's Jason Lipshutz on the resurgence of film soundtracks.

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