Programme Index

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Newsday

Egypt Approves Tough Anti-Terror Law

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC World Service West and Central Africa

Egypt Terror; Indonesia Crash; Bin Laden Tapes. Show more

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Newsday

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The Why Factor

Why Do We Need Diaries?

Duration: 18 minutes

on BBC World Service Online

Available for over a year

They keep our secrets safe and preserve our memories, but many have been hidden or destroyed. Why do we write diaries? Show more

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Newsday

Tianjin:The Chemical and Economic Fallout

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC World Service West and Central Africa

After Tianjin; Migrant Crisis; Drinkable Books. Show more

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Newsday

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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

Should Israel force-feed hunger-striker?

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC World Service West and Central Africa

Force-Feeding; China Spies; Renting Versailles Show more

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HARDtalk

Hugh Masekela, Musician and Political Activist

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC World Service West and Central Africa

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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Newshour

Massive Bomb Rocks Bangkok

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC World Service West and Central Africa

Available for over a year

Deadly blast hits one of Thailand's best-known shrines; Controversial Egyptian anti-terror measures; Why engineers want to mimic the silent flight of the owl Show more

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Business Daily

What China Currency Turmoil Means

Duration: 18 minutes

on BBC World Service Europe and the Middle East

Available for over a year

China's currency slide examined in the UK and in the US: what's really going on, and Lucy Kellaway of the FT on why real estate agents aren't as bad as many Britons think. Show more

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Business Daily

BBC World Service Online

The Newsroom

BBC World Service West and Central Africa
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HARDtalk

Hugh Masekela, Musician and Political Activist

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC World Service Europe and the Middle East

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 Conversation

Migrants: Cynthia Masiyiwa and Mahboba Rawi

Duration: 27 minutes

on BBC World Service Europe and the Middle East

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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The Newsroom

Bangkok Bomb Blast

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC World Service Europe and the Middle East

Pistorius prosecutors back in court, Spanish deaths from bull running, gay rugby player Show more

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Discovery

Truth about the Body Mass Index

Duration: 27 minutes

on BBC World Service Europe and the Middle East

Available for over a year

Dr Mark Porter puts his body mass index, or BMI, to the test. BMI is used to see if someone is too fat, too thin or just right, but how accurate is it? Show more

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Outlook

Mexico's Missing Girls

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC World Service Europe and the Middle East

Available for over a year

Two families who started their own investigations into their daughters' disappearances in the State of Mexico. Show more

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Outlook

Mexico's Missing Girls

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC World Service Online

Available for over a year

Two families who started their own investigations into their daughters' disappearances in the State of Mexico. Show more

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Newsday

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The Inquiry

What Will Happen When Robots Take Our Jobs?

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC World Service Online

Available for over a year

A recent study calculated that 47% of total employment in the US is at risk of automation in the next 20 years. What will it mean for the humans who once did that work? Show more

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Discovery

BBC World Service Europe and the Middle East
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The Documentary

The Bin Laden Tapes

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC World Service Online

Available for over a year

A haul of 1500 audio cassettes was found in Osama Bin Laden's abandoned compound in Afghanistan. Gordon Corera explores the archive and what it reveals about the Al Qaeda leader. Show more

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BBC News 2015

18/08/2015 GMT

Duration: 5 minutes

on BBC World Service

The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.

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Newsday

18/08/2015 GMT

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC World Service

Live news, business and sport from around the world.

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