14 Dec 2012
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14 December 2012
01 hour 46 minutes
A look at the tax evasion scandal engulfing Pakistan’s politicians, France 24’s Bénédicte Paviot reviews the day’s newspapers, and Monocle’s David Michon discusses global tech hubs.
14 December 2012
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