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628 2 Apr 2014
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Sasha Issenberg reports as the US Supreme Court rules in favour of changing the law on the funding of political campaigns. We also hear about German chancellor Angela Merkel announcing a universal minimum wage and pay tribute to Lorenzo Semple, who brought Batman to the silver screen.

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627 1 Apr 2014
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As negotiations to release jailed US spy Jonathan Pollard falter, we assess where the Middle East peace process go from here. We also ask why members of the governing body of Uruguayan football have resigned en masse and hear about a performance of ‘King Lear’ at Jordan's largest encampment for Syrian refugees.

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626 31 Mar 2014
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The latest on French president François Hollande as he stages a dramatic reshuffle of his cabinet following dismal local election results over the weekend. We also assess how effective sanctions are as those imposed on Russia begin to take effect and, 50 years on, reflect on the 1964 World's Fair with the man who staged the opening ceremony.

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625 28 Mar 2014
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President Obama heads to Riyadh; Josh Gerstein of ‘Politico’ discusses why this Arab ally is one to keep onside for the US. Caleb Lauer and Fadi Hakura of Chatham House preview the upcoming local elections in Turkey and Raffaello Pantucci of Rusi reviews the day's Asian front pages.

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624 27 Mar 2014
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Rio's reconnaissance forces and police attempt to clean crime from the slums ahead of the World Cup, Nitasha Kaul discusses how a new fact-checking site marks a move in India's transparency and Sir Terry Farrell argues the case for an expanded Gatwick airport.

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623 26 Mar 2014
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We chart Barack Obama's journey from the EU-US summit in Brussels to his meeting with the Pope in Rome, Abdel-Rahman Hussein reports on army chief Abdel Fatah al-Sisi’s resignation in Egypt and actor and screenwriter Maxwell McCabe-Lokos discusses his new film: ‘The Husband’.

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622 25 Mar 2014
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David Schenker of the Washington Institute and Tom Stevenson in Cairo discuss the political climate in Egypt. Aled John profiles Anthony Weiner ahead of his impending career as a media pundit and Dr Javier Garay explores Russia's links to Latin America.

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621 24 Mar 2014
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Lord David Owen, former British foreign secretary, discusses the potential for Guantanamo Bay parallels with Crimea. Our technology correspondent David Phelan reports on the impending release of the HTC One+ and Dr Nitasha Kaul reviews the Asian press.

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620 21 Mar 2014
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The great granddaughter of former Russian president Nikita Khrushchev discusses Putin's next move, our transport editor Tristan McAllister reports on the media’s missteps over flight MH370 and China Beige Book's Leland Miller charts China's economy.

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619 20 Mar 2014
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Igor Sutyagin reflects on Putin's next move as Obama ratchets up the pressure over Crimea. We also head to Latin America to report on the protests in Venezuela and report on Bogotá’s interim mayor after President Santos sacks Gustavo Petro.

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618 19 Mar 2014
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Robert Fox discusses Joe Biden's proposals for war games in the Baltics, Dr Alvaro Mendez of the LSE reflects on the ousting of Bogotá's mayor and we review Toronto Fashion Week with Bernadette Morra.

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617 18 Mar 2014
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Paul Berman, senior editor of the ‘New Republic’, discusses Putin's tactics in Crimea, while our foreign editor Steve Bloomfield reports from Moscow on the stance of ‘Russia Today’. We also round up the Latin American press, hear from Brazilian sports minister Aldo Rebelo and appraise the Indonesian elections.

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