From Our Own Correspondent
FOOC March 5 2015: Please Don't Kill Our Sons03/05/15
Around the world with correspondents' stories. In this edition: executions in Indonesia - the authorities believe they will help counter a national drug emergency. Security forces in Tunisia crack down on Islamist hardliners -- most people there...
From Our Own Correspondent: What peace for Ukraine?
The stories behind the world's headlines, from Ukraine, Liberia, Colombia and Argentina.
FOOC Feb 28 2015: The Devil's Building Site
Around the world in less than half an hour! Today: a four-day trek through the remotest parts of Argentina in search of an old man who might have a story to tell; communal activities finally return to the agenda in Liberia now the fear of Ebola is...
FOOC Feb 26 2015: The Best Nightclub in Africa
Story-telling from around the world. In this edition Charlotte Pritchard travels to Botswana in search of the best nightclub in Africa; Jonah Fisher in Myanmar tells us why the much-criticised military there is enjoying an unlikely surge in support;...
FOOC Feb 21 2015: The Athens Experiment
The human lives behind the headlines: a view from the pistachio field after a tense night of talks on the Greek debt crisis; the Argentine president under scrutiny as thousands take to the streets demanding an investigation into the death of state...
FOOC Feb 19 2015: Please Mick. Not boring ..
The correspondent's trade: memories of the late Ian McDougall who filed for the BBC from more than 40-countries and once told this programme he'd broadcast from the only radio studio in the world equipped with a bidet! Also in this edition: Steve...
FOOC Feb 14 2015: A Pig of a Sea
More and more migrants are trying to cross the Mediterranean and there are suggestions the new force charged with rescuing those in danger of drowning isn't up to the job. Emma Jane Kirby's been to Europe's southern shores to see how it's coping....
FOOC Feb 12 2015: Tea and Cakes in Addis
Questions and answers beyond the headlines. Little urgency apparent as the factions from the bitter war in South Sudan gather in Ethiopia to talk about peace. President Putin's been attending another peace conference, this one in Minsk - we've been...
FOOC Feb 7 2015: Jordan Retaliates
The news behind the news. In this edition Paul Adams is in Jordan as the country takes the fight to Islamic State. Sian Griffiths in Ottawa talks of the plight of homeless people in an icy winter. Nick Thorpe in Hungary on why a little baby's at the...
FOOC Feb 5 2015: Into the Line of Fire
Around the world in 28-minutes. Residents of eastern Ukraine fear the war raging around them is set to intensify. A life in hiding -- how the husband of a Pakistani woman accused of committing blasphemy fears for his life and wants the international...
FOOC Jan 31 2015: Tomorrow You Will Be Heroes
The human stories behind the headlines. Like any war, the one against Ebola is leaving scars which will take generations to heal, as Grainne Harrington has been finding out in Guinea. Mark Rickards on how, at last, the outside world has found a way to...
FOOC 29 Jan, 2015: A Cosy Dinner in Leipzig
What are they talking about? In Germany there's emotional debate about Pegida; Libyans try to lead normal lives amid violence and instability; left-wingers from around Europe descend on Greece hoping a revolution's underway; surprise, subterfuge and...
FOOC Jan 24 2015: The Revolt Against Austerity
'Crisis' and 'Hope,' two words which have continually cropped up in the Greek election campaign. Chris Morris has been out with campaigners from the leftist Syriza party. Kamal Ahmed talks of chasing the stories in the bubble that is the World...
FOOC Jan 22, 2015: The Knot Comes to the Comb
Correspondents' stories: in this edition Maria Margaronis on the keenly-awaited Greek election; Will Ross meets soldiers who've been dismissed from the Nigerian army and asks them for their views on the battle against Boko Haram; Susie Emmett's in...
FOOC: Jan 17, 2015: Poached Pangolin
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...
FOOC Jan 10, 2015: Charlie Hebdo
Looking beyond the headlines: correspondents with insight and analysis consider: Charlie Hebdo and the way life used to be in France; the rallies in Germany for and against the influence of Islam on society there and the arguments over free speech in...
FOOC Jan 03 2015: Everything to Play For
Insight, colour, analysis: in this edition, the once impregnable Rajapaksa camp is suddenly looking vulnerable as the Sri Lankan election approaches, Charles Haviland; Russians are enjoying their extended Christmas break but for their president,...
FOOC Dec 27,2014: I Hate New York!
Seasonal stories and festive fables: Mike Wendling strongly disagrees with the thought that New York City is the world's most magical place at this festive time of year; why Yolande Knell in Bethlehem is looking forward to two MORE Christmases in the...
FOOC Dec 20, 2014: The Heaviest Coffin
Story-telling from the world of news and current affairs. In this edition: Shaimaa Khalil on the mood in Peshawar after the Taliban attack on a school in which more than a hundred children were killed; Barbara Plett-Usher on how Cubans are reacting to...
FOOC Dec 13 2014: A New Empire
Story-telling from the world of news and current affairs. 'For God, Tsar and Nation'. That's the motto of some of those fighting with the pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine. Tim Whewell's been to talk to them about their dreams of a new...
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