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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

BBC World Service Online
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More or Less

Worm Wars

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC World Service West and Central Africa

Available for over a year

Are mass deworming projects a good idea? Show more

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Heart and Soul

BBC World Service East and Southern Africa
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BBC World Service

Duration: 27 minutes

on BBC World Service West and Central Africa

The BBC World Service drama that's made and set in Nigeria.

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The Science Hour

BBC World Service East and Southern Africa
BBC World Service Europe and the Middle East
BBC World Service Australasia
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BBC World Service South Asia
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War And Words

On All Fronts

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC World Service West and Central Africa

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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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

BBC World Service Europe and the Middle East
BBC World Service Australasia
BBC World Service Online
BBC World Service South Asia
BBC World Service East Asia
BBC World Service Americas and the Caribbean
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The World This Week

Currency Shock Waves in China

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC World Service West and Central Africa

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 History Hour

BBC World Service Europe and the Middle East
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Focus on Africa

16/08/2015 GMT

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC World Service West and Central Africa

Reports and analysis of the day's political, economic and sports news from across Africa.

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The World This Week

BBC World Service Europe and the Middle East
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The History Hour

BBC World Service East and Southern Africa

The Arts Hour

Sylvie Guillem, Calvin Harris, Petina Gappah

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC World Service West and Central Africa

International ballet star Sylvie Guillem explains why she’s hanging up her pointe shoes. 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

Missing Indonesian airliner wreckage found

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC World Service West and Central Africa

Indonesia Plane; India Corruption; Greece Suicides 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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