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The Inquiry

Should Anyone Ever Talk to IS?

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC World Service West and Central Africa

Available for over a year

We test the argument that stopping the so-called Islamic State will ultimately mean talking to them. Show more

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Sporting Witness

Jesse Owens at the Berlin Olympics

Duration: 9 minutes

on BBC World Service Online

Available for over a year

The American sprinter made history at the 1936 Berlin Olympics hosted in Nazi Germany. He won four gold medals making a mockery of the Nazi ideology of Aryan supremacy. Show more

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Heart and Soul

The Long Walk of Faith

The Long Walk of Faith

Duration: 27 minutes

on BBC World Service East and Southern Africa

Available for over a year

Bob Walker walks the Caminho da Fe to find out why one of world's newest pilgrimage routes is so important to millions of Brazilian Catholics. Show more

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The Science Hour

Invasive Species from the Suez Canal

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC World Service East and Southern Africa

Sounding the alarm for invasive species in the extended Suez Canal and enlisting social media reviews to track food poisoning outbreaks. Show more

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BBC Proms on the World Service

Nicola Benedetti plays Korngold's Violin Concerto

Duration: 53 minutes

on BBC World Service West and Central Africa

Nicola Benedetti plays Korngold's Violin Concerto, plus Britten's Four Sea Interludes. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra conducted by Kirill Karabits. Show more

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The Inquiry

Should Anyone Ever Talk to IS?

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC World Service West and Central Africa

Available for over a year

We test the argument that stopping the so-called Islamic State will ultimately mean talking to them. Show more

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War And Words

On All Fronts

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC World Service Europe and the Middle East

Available for over a year

With the intervention of Japan and the USA into the war, the conflict spreads worldwide. Show more

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The History Hour

Korea Divided

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC World Service Europe and the Middle East

Available for over a year

Korea split after World War Two, the notorious Devil's Island penal colony, the man who published Harry Potter and Sue the T-Rex skeleton Show more

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The World This Week

Currency Shock Waves in China

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC World Service Europe and the Middle East

It spooked the markets but should the world worry about the big fall in the value of the yuan? Hillary Clinton under fire, the robot 'mothers' having robot 'babies'. Show more

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The Forum

The Salt Story

Duration: 41 minutes

on BBC World Service West and Central Africa

Available for over a year

Salt in nature, in human health, in African history and on Mars. Show more

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Newsday

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HARDtalk

Hugh Masekela, Musician and Political Activist

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC World Service Online

Available for over a year

Zeinab Badawi talks to the South African jazz musician and political activist Hugh Masekela who laments the loss of authentic African culture in his country. Show more

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The Why Factor

BBC World Service Europe and the Middle East
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The Conversation

Migrants: Cynthia Masiyiwa and Mahboba Rawi

Duration: 27 minutes

on BBC World Service Online

Available for over a year

Two migrants from Zimbabwe and Afghanistan discuss their journeys to find freedom and fulfilment in a new country and why they help others who have made a similar journey. Show more

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BBC News 2015

17/08/2015 GMT

Duration: 5 minutes

on BBC World Service West and Central Africa

The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.

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Newsday

Sri Lanka Goes To The Polls

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC World Service West and Central Africa

Sri Lanka Elections; South Sudan Peace; Siri Saviour Show more

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