December 1st, 2012
Episode 313 of 807 episodes
Jon Leyne in Cairo reflects on the debate about Egypt's future. Will it be dictatorship or democracy? Secular or religious? Ed Butler's been to Halabja, the town in the Kurdish region of Iraq which, almost 25 years ago, was attacked with chemical weapons. The tea industry in India is in trouble - Mark Tully says change is on the way to the tea plantations of Assam. Celeste Hicks returns to her old base in Mali and finds that the traditional history-singers have little to say about the Islamist takeover of Timbuktu. And Kieran Cooke is in Norway trying to work out the appeal of a particularly unfragrant culinary delicacy.
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