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Wechat No.7725 Young and in business

New young entrepreneurs are appearing everywhere. Alice and Rob discuss whether grey hair is best Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.7714 France Security Buildup Ahead of Football Championships

Sponsors stand by Sharapova; Desmond Tutu s daughter on her same-sex marriage; Painting the Moscow theatre siege (PHOTO: Emergency workers and police forces take part in a mock suicide attack exercise as part of security measures for the upcoming Euro 2016 football championship, at the…

Wechat No.7692 L Oreal in China Row

We examine the very Chinese row engulfing the French cosmetics brand L Oreal. It s been accused of cancelling a pop concert that it was sponsoring in Hong Kong, because of political threats from Beijing. Pro-democracy campaigners are up in arms. One has flushed her…

Wechat No.7646 HIV in Africa; Hate Speech; Safe Space

The news aggregation website Zimbabwe Today recently ran a headline stating that 74% of African girls aged 15-24 are HIV positive. Although the statistic is not true, Mary Mahy from UNAIDS reveals that young women do have a higher infection rate than young men. And…

Wechat No.7532 Bangladesh’s Hidden Shame

Lipika Pelham travels to a remote part of south eastern Bangladesh to report on claims of human rights abuses against indigenous inhabitants of the area. The Chittagong Hill Tracts are home to thirteen indigenous groups with the Chakma, Marma, Chak and Mro mostly practicing Theravada…

Wechat No.7453 Four killed in Tel Aviv shooting

Palestinian gunmen kill four Israelis in Tel Aviv / Sharapova banned from tennis for 2 years / Indian prime minister Modi speaks before US Congress Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.7451 Wall Street Update

The Dow Jones closed above 18,000 for the first time since April. Doug McIntyre from 24/7 Wall Street explains the significance. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published