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From Our Own Correspondent Podcast

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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.

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FOOC 14 Mar 2013: Decision Time for the Aborigines

March 14th, 2013

Episode 360 of 818 episodes

What price can you put on memory? Neil Trevithick is with the Aborigines whose territory in Western Australia's being coveted for its mineral wealth. Once hundreds of hermits lived in the mountains of northern Lebanon. Today John Laurenson's meeting one of just three who remain. Joanna Jolly's in Nepal where, six years after the end of civil war, no-one's been brought to court to face charges of war crimes. Will Grant is with the Venezuelans paying their last respects to their late 'commandante' in Caracas. And oil should soon run again through the pipelines from South Sudan. Richard Nield says if the revenue it brings provides a more reliable supply of electricity, its people will be delighted.

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