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The Modi-Bibi bromance: why India’s PM is backing Israel

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27 November 2023

Episode 3175

34 minutes

Hamas and Israel suggest that they are willing to extend the four-day truce agreement, which saw dozens of Israeli hostages freed from Gaza in exchange for 117 Palestinian prisoners. Plus: why Narendra Modi is behind India’s public embrace of Israel, a report from the Finland-Russia border and The Booker Prize 2023 goes to ‘Prophet Song’ by Irish author Paul Lynch. 

27 November 2023

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A dispatch from the Finland-Russia border

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Finland has closed all but one of its border crossings with Russia after a surge in the number of arrivals by undocumented migrants. We dispatched our Helsinki correspondent Petri Burtsoff to the eastern city of Lappeenranta to find out how communities living near the border have reacted.

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