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Europe: December 2009 Archives

December 10 & 13: from South Waziristan, Pakistan - London - Copenhagen - Tokyo - Kingston, Jamaica

The view from a dangerous frontier. High stakes and airstrikes as Pakistan tries to crush the Taliban advance.

The words no crime reporter in Tokyo ever wants to hear from the Yakuza: write the story and you die. We'll find out what happened to him next.

Yaks and thugs and 160 flat tires: the cyclist who pedalled halfway round the world to take on his own fears.

And, summoning the dead to protect the living.

It's an old tradition that disturbs some of Jamaica's Christian community. So why is the country promoting it?

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