BBC Newshour

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Recent Episodes

The Legacy of Ahmad Chalabi

Influential Iraqi politician dies; 14-year-old Afghan teacher; Instagram star quits social media.

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Iraqi Politician Ahmed Chalabi Dies

Ahmed Chalabi, the Iraqi politician who was instrumental in the Bush administration's decision to go to war against Saddam Hussein, has died; Burundi violence warning; we meet the 14 year old girl campaigning for peace in Afghanistan.

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Sinai plane crash latest

Russia blames 'external influences'; Concerns over Turkey vote; From rapper to poet

Can Erdogan unite Turkey?

Special coverage from Turkey after AK victory; Xinjiang newspaper editor sacked; Chinese 'jetliner' unveiled.

Turkey's Ruling AKP Regains Majority

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu called the result a victory for our democracy, but the result has been met with protests in the Kurdish regions of the country. Russia says its passenger plane that crashed in Egypt broke up at high altitude. The East German Communist official whose mistaken announcement triggered the fall of the Berlin Wall has died aged 86.

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Turkey goes to the polls

President Erdogan of Turkey wants his party to get its parliamentary majority back; Thai film director Apichatpong Weerasethakul says his country is like a "sinking ship"; Watergate resident and Washington Post writer Michele Langevine Leiby on the building's 50th anniversary

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