Dispatches | Season 2009 | Dec 10, 2009 | 25:00

Dispatches, December 10, 2009 (Part 1/2)

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

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