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    Drivetime Monday 21 January 2013

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    Mary Wilson presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day
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    Where now for Algeria and the Maghreb region?

    The latest death toll from the seige in Algeria is at least 80, with the Algerian Prime Minister giving the numbers of Islamist terrorists dead. Now larger questions are being asked about the increasing militance of radical Islamist groups in the region. Shashank Joshi, Research Fellow, Royal United Services Institute, London gives his analysis.
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    Israelis go to the polls

    In an earlier election than originally planned, we look at the issues the political parties are running with in the campaign
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    A 72-year-old man admits to 16 charges of rape and indecent assault

    Patrick O'Brien admitted to sexually abusing his daughter on a weekly basis for ten years, and was sentenced to twelve years, nine of them suspended but granted bail pending an appeal
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    Cost of a newly-developed drug for Cystic Fibrosis, Kalydeco

    Della Kilroy reports on a new Health Technology Assessment which says the drug at its current price is not cost-effective and should not be paid for by the State.
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    Where next for the campaign against abortion?

    Dr Eoghan de Faoite of Youth Defence discusses last weekend's vigil in Dublin and plans for the campaign against proposed legislation on abortion

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