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Winner of the Sony Radio Academy Award in 2008 and Bronze winner in 2011 for best news and current affairs radio show, Newshour presents an all-encompassing explanation of the day's lead story, compelling reports from the BBC's team of correspondents and probing interviews with the newsmakers at the heart of every story.
Monday, December 22, 2014 9:15amYazidi women in Iraq describe sex slavery; Jose Manuel Barroso on “the hardest job in Europe”; Andrew Harding revisits Aceh and meets a survivor of the tsunami ten years on.
Sunday, December 21, 2014 4:08pmKurds celebrate Mount Sinjar success; Obama condemns NY police killings; Ry Cooder on Cuba deal
Sunday, December 21, 2014 8:04amNew York police chief says police were 'assassinated'; Tunisia elections; destroying art.
Saturday, December 20, 2014 4:00pmProspects of Castro-Obama meeting increase; daily life in Damascus; Ennio Morricone
Saturday, December 20, 2014 8:10amPakistan executes two after death penalty lifted; Ennio Morricone; Lone Wolf attacks.