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2 November 2021

Episode 2622

30 minutes

Is Xi Jinping paving the way for an unprecedented third term in office? Plus: the latest on Cop26, an update on Germany’s coalition talks and the UK’s former ambassador in Beirut, Tom Fletcher, bemoans the demise of the city’s English-language newspaper.

2 November 2021

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‘The Daily Star’ in Beirut

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The UK’s former ambassador in Beirut, Tom Fletcher, tells us about the demise of the city’s English-language newspaper.

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