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Saturday, July 19, 2014 6:00amBack in the days of the Vietnam War the airwaves were full of protest songs. Today, plenty of conflict, but none of those songs. Humphrey Hawksley's been to Nashville to find out why. Jeremy Bowen's just been to Gaza, Syria and Iraq and reflects on what the fighting there might achieve. Caroline Wyatt's been reporting on global conflicts for seven years in her role as BBC Defence Correspondent. One question she's frequently been asked about war is: was it all worth it? The Irish economy may once again be gathering strength, but John Murphy, in the west of the republic, finds that emigration is taking its toll on rural life. And how difficult is it to go off for a swim? In the Indian capital Delhi, as Anu Anand's been finding out, the answer is ... VERY difficult!
Thursday, July 17, 2014 5:30amDespatches. In this edition: some of the families caught up in Israel's fight against Palestinian militants in Gaza. Out on patrol on the dimly-lit streets of Caracas - the city with the highest murder rate of any capital. Two months to go to the Scottish referendum:- so what happened when other nations set out to assert their identities, to run their own affairs? And we find out why there are absolutely no women enjoying one of the most spectacular views in all of Greece.
Saturday, July 12, 2014 6:00amWe join the German football fans watching the world cup in the middle of a forest. Also: Fighting corruption in China; the culture of silence in a Mexican town ravaged by violence; why the French would rather speak Latin; and Italy's oldest police force celebrates its 200th anniversary. Presented by Kate Adie.
Thursday, July 10, 2014 5:30amJeremy Bowen laments the loss of everyday freedoms in Baghdad; Hilary Andersson investigates the mistreatment of prison inmates with mental health problems in the UDA; Alex Preston ventures into the biggest jade market in the world in Mandalay; Diana Darke meets Syriac christians rebuilding communities in their ancestral homeland in southeast Turkey; and Alex Marshall goes 'dumb walking' with his smartphone in Tokyo.
Saturday, July 5, 2014 6:02amReporting the world: correspondents with insight, colour and analysis from Baghdad, Kirkuk, Rome, Lahore and Paris