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Saturday, July 4, 2015 6:00amKate Adie introduces correspondents' stories. Today: Theopi Skarlatos traces the growing divide in Athens; Nick Thorpe says it's not just Italy and Greece that thousands of migrants are heading for - Hungary is now putting up the barbed wire to stem the tide; Mark Urban is in Bosnia where 20 years ago the flow of mujaheddin fighters was into the former Yugoslavia but now the government there is worried about the consequences of that; Kirsty Land learns why a two and a half thousand year old play from ancient Greece still resonates in a refugee camp in Beirut; and Alastair Leithead checks out of Hotel California - but can he ever really leave?
Thursday, July 2, 2015 5:30amKate Adie introduces correspondents' stories. Today Tulip Mazumdar hears the story of a 17 year old girl, now escaped from Boko Haram; Tom Burridge meets an old Ukrainian woman, who is proud of her country's Soviet past but wants Putin to leave Ukraine alone; Fanny Durville takes her family on an outing in Tunisia, the day after the shootings, and struggles with the contrast between the friendliness and the tension; Gary O'Donoghue examines how Obama has gone from lame duck to soaring eagle in a week; and Bethany Bell discovers some Hapsburg nostalgia on the train to Trieste.
Saturday, June 27, 2015 6:00amKate Adie introduces correspondents' stories from across the globe. Today, Jeremy Bowen on the layers of war in Yemen; Carrie Gracie follows China's extraordinary transformation of farmers into workers AND shoppers, and villages into cities; Stephen Sackur on how President Putin is turning his attentions to Russia's far east, with the help of roulette wheels; in northern Norway, with Simon Parker, it's lashings of homebrew and strange dancing to greet midsummer; and, despite Alex Duval Smith's best efforts to find out, the secret of Mali's shallots remains...well....secret. But what about the genie?
Thursday, June 25, 2015 9:00amKate Adie introduces correspondents' stories from around the world. Today Rajini Vaidyanathan returns to the scene of the shooting in Charleston, South Carolina; Julia Langdon hears from the local people of Corfu on their five years - and counting - of economic misery; Lawrence Grissell speaks to widows in Nepal who are trying to find out what happened to their relatives who died while working overseas; David Shukman travels to one of Madagascar's most remote corners where tortoises are being protected with the help of a two-headed bull; and Mario Cacciottolo is in Malta, talking to hunters, who balance a passion for nature with an urge to shoot wild birds.
Saturday, June 20, 2015 6:00amReporters around the world. In this edition: what's happened to Moldova's missing billions? Tim Whewell has been investigating. Rupert Wingfield Hayes tells us about Beijing's controversial island-building in the South China Sea. How much cross-border cooperation is there between European intelligence services? Nick Thorpe's been making inquiries in Bulgaria. Tim Butcher, travelling in Myanmar, has come face to face with some of the country's racial tensions and the Paris authorities have been refurbishing some of the city's historic bandstands - Joanna Robertson says they have once again become a focus for summer pleasure and relaxation.