7 Aug 2013
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7 August 2013
We hear from Cairo about Egypt’s interim president’s declaration that international efforts to solve the country’s political stand-off have failed, we ask what the latest shootings in Kashmir will mean for relations between India and Pakistan, and a look at whether media bias is playing a role in Australia’s general election.
7 August 2013
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