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Kate Farmer

Cutting to the chase

21. 10. 2013 - 14:19

Australia on fire

Reality Check: Bush fires could run out of control in New South Wales, Cyprus talks, JP Morgan facing record fine, Jeremy Scahill on the secret operations of JSOC

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Hundreds of homes have already been lost and the worry is that the fires could merge to create a massive blaze that would be almost impossible to control.

Australia fires


Springwood in the Blue Mountains has already been badly hit by the fires

Trevor Thompson of the ABC in Sydney reports on the catastrophic wild fires that are ravaging large parts of New South Wales and threatening the outskirts of Sydney.

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Cyprus talks

Prof. Ahmet Sözen of the Eastern Mediterranean University talks about the relationship between northern and southern Cyprus, and why finding a solution for the divide is so difficult, despite the wishes of people on both sides.

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JP Morgan could face record fine

Banking giant, JP Morgan, could face a record fine of $13 billion for its role in the near collapse of the banking system in 2007. Robert Zikmund explains the charges against the bank, and the likely outcome.

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Dirty Wars

Jeremy Scahill

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Sammy Khamis meets Jeremy Scahill, the author of "Dirty Wars", a book about the activities of the US Joint Special Operations Command, or JSOC. Read the full story.

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