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The latest from Ukraine, we find out how the director of Africa’s oldest national park fell victim to an ambush, and ask whether the current trend of having a beard has reached its peak.

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638 16 Apr 2014
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The latest from Ukraine, we find out how the director of Africa’s oldest national park fell victim to an ambush, and ask whether the current trend of having a beard has reached its peak.

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637 15 Apr 2014
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We’re in Donetsk to discuss Ukraine’s “anti-terrorism campaign”, ask whether community service can redeem Silvio Berlusconi, and find out how university newspapers are filling in the void for local news reporting.

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636 14 Apr 2014
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Veteran Balkans journalist, Tim Judah, details his experiences in Horlivka, Steven Bodzin brings us the latest from the fires in Valparaiso, and author Mónica Bello discusses the finding of a Portuguese galleon off the coast of Indonesia.

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635 11 Apr 2014
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Regular check-ins and live interviews from the US and all across the Americas add to the mix of guests and analysis from our studios in London.

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634 10 Apr 2014
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A look at whether Russia is trying to blackmail the EU into approval for its annexation of Crimea, we look at Kenya’s new and improved GDP, speak to Albania’s minister of social affairs and youth about the country’s bid to rebrand itself, and ask whether Stephen Colbert can really fill David Letterman’s shoes on US television.

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633 9 Apr 2014
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We question whether the year-long state of emergency in Buenos Aires is a manipulation by the majority ahead of presidential elections, find out what Nicolás Maduro and the Venezuelan opposition will discuss during announced “formal talks”, and hear from Dr Mike Martin about his critical account of the UK intervention in Afghanistan.

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632 8 Apr 2014
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The latest from Russia as eastern Ukraine calls on Moscow to annex it, we assess how bad-a-beating Quebec’s separatist party has taken in recent polls, and ask whether Venezuela’s opposition party will ever be on speaking terms with Nicolás Maduro's government, visit France’s last beret factory, and find out why HBO is now interested in Silicon Valley geeks.

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631 7 Apr 2014
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We examine how Rwanda has moved on from the genocide 20 years ago and explore the country’s difficult relationship with France. We also head to Quebec as elections are underway, and hear the big stories from Baselworld watch fair.

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630 4 Apr 2014
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We assess the challenges ahead during the upcoming Afghan elections, ask whether Panama’s brand new metro – the first line in Central America – will be a success, and we also take you on a night out in Istanbul.

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629 3 Apr 2014
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We look at who is who in the upcoming Afghanistan elections, discuss the advantages of Amazon’s new Fire TV, and find out why organised crime in Japan now uses conventional branding techniques to revive its image among potential recruits.

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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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