January 17th, 2015
Episode 640 of 807 episodes
Story-telling from the world of news and current affairs. In this edition: Shaimaa Khalil in Pakistan meets relatives and survivors of last year’s army school massacre in Peshawar, on the day the school reopens; Ruth Sherlock in Lebanon on how Syrian refugees are struggling in the snow; Caroline Wyatt flies to Sri Lanka on the Papal plane; Martin Fletcher in Vietnam on how an unusual scaly creature has become the most poached mammal in the world. And Aidan O’Donnell meets the cash-strapped Burundian national cycling team as they prepare to cycle home - from Rwanda.
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