Foreign Dispatch

Foreign Dispatch

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November 29, 2013 — Dispatches from the Philippines, Kenya and China

This week, we hear about burying the victims - and helping the survivors - of the Philippines typhoon, corruption and tribalism in Kenya's police force and relaxing the "one-child policy" in China.

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November 8, 2013 — Dispatches from China, Libya, Germany, Italy, Venezuela

This week:  China's economic win-streak, fears of anarchy in Libya, tracking Nazi music in Germany, cricket in the Vatican and Santa's early arrival in Venezuela.

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November 1, 2013 — Dispatches from Brazil, Britain and Turkey

This week, we hear about a new law in Brazil that toughens restrictions on abortions, doubts over an officer's testimony that forced a British cabinet minister to step down and the launch of a new underwater rail link in Turkey. 

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October 25, 2013 — Dispatches from Syria, Brazil, Mexico, China and Saudi Arabia

This week we hear about treating children with PTSD in Syria, anarchists roiling the waters in Brazil, a fat tax in Mexico, a Chinese Sherlock Holmes, and women activists in Saudi Arabia defy a driving ban.

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October 18, 2013 — Dispatches from India, the Gaza strip and France

This week, we hear about a contender for Indian Prime Minister with a very controversial past, entrepreneurs in Gaza planning IT start-ups despite daunting obstacles and the International Herald Tribune's new, rather boring name.

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