A two-part story about Hassan al-Turabi, one of Sudan's most influential political figures and thinkers.
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Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond and Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon pose for a picture during a press conference to launch their regional government's long-awaited "white paper" ahead of next year's historic independence referendum, at Glasgow Science Centre in Glasgow, Scotland, on November 26, 2013. (AFP/ANDY BUCHANAN)
Is Scotland heading for independence? In a long-awaited white paper, Scotland’s first minister, Alex Salmond, presented detailed plans for separation from the United Kingdom. Salmond said he wanted to build a “wealthier and fairer nation” adding he had to tackle a “legacy of debt” from union with Britain. So in September 2014, Scots will be asked to decide if they want to become a sovereign state. We explore arguments for and against independence with Scottish community members at 19:30 GMT.
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