Afghanistan is gearing up for presidential elections this weekend and people registering to vote are encountering long lines and some frustration. We'll hear the latest from Kabul. We'll also hear from a former Army Sergeant who served 16-months in Afghanistan's Eastern Paktika Province in 2006 and 2007.
-- Why Italy is objecting to mafia-named Italian foods sold internationally? Jian speaks to Rome-based Telegraph reporter Nick Squires about the move to stamp out mafia themed food and drink products.
-- When, after a sad event, is it too soon to make jokes? Jian talks to the co-authors of a new study that suggests the old adage of tragedy + time = comedy may be incorrect when it comes to predicting when people are ready to hear dark humour.
Just the words "Ebola outbreak" conjure up pretty sensational images. But the news from Guinea is sobering and worth hearing. Marco checks in with Tarik Jasarevic of the World Health Organisation to find out what's being done to stop the virus from spreading.