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Insight, wit and analysis as BBC correspondents, journalists and writers take a closer look at the stories behind the headlines. Presented by Kate Adie and Pascale Harter.


FOOC 13 OCT 12: The Tough Cats

October 13th, 2012

Episode 292 of 867 episodes

Andrew Harding's in Zimbabwe where there are fears of a return to violence as the election season approaches Ian Pannell's been in the Syrian city of Aleppo where there's been fierce fighting and where foreign fighters have responded to calls from the rebels for assistance Will Grant tells us of the embarrassment suffered by the authorities in Mexico after the disappearance of the body of one of the country's most notorious drug lords Louise Redvers visits the new multi-million pound seafront development in the Angolan capital Luanda and hears suggestions that, in this poor country where many live without water and electricity, the money would have been better spent on other projects The cats in Jerusalem are tougher than the dogs in your neighbourhood! That's the view of Kevin Connolly who's trying to rub along with a feline population which believes in getting its own way.

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