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From Our Own Correspondent Podcast

BBC Radio 4

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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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The War That Made Itself At Home

May 23rd, 2015

Episode 693 of 818 episodes

Storytelling from the world of news and current affairs. In this edition: Fergal Keane on why there's little international drive to bring the fighting in eastern Ukraine to an end; Frank Gardner on how there's increasing nervousness in Jordan as Islamic State continues to gain ground in neighbouring Iraq and Syria; Stephen Sackur on signs of upheaval inside the Zanu-PF party as speculation grows about who, eventually, will replace the ageing Robert Mugabe as leader of Zimbabwe; Shaimaa Khalil's at a police academy outside the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, where the recruits keep on coming and young women are among the keenest! And Justin Marozzi visits a hospital in Qatar which specialises in treating injured falcons.

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