February 11th, 2015
Episode 133 of 662 episodes
The attack on a school in the of city Peshawar in Pakistan last December killing around 150 people, mainly children, sparked outrage in the country with calls for a hardened line against militant groups. The government responded by handing over more powers to the Pakistani military. Some commentators say the army has even greater control than they did when Pakistan was under military rule. Scepticism surrounds the postponement for six weeks of Nigeria's presidential elections. Electoral officials cite security concerns for the delay. A new performance project, Yasukichi Murakami: Through a Distant Lens, now playing at Sydney's SBW Stables Theatre, tells the lost story of the Japanese in Australia.
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