7:10 Our Own Odysseys - Shia Shrines

The lure for Jill Worrall of Iran and why she returns to visit the Imam Reza shrine in Mashaad.

Shia Shrines - Jill Worrall

7:30 The Sampler

A weekly review and analysis of new CD releases.

8:10 Windows on the World

International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.

8:40 Global Neighbours - India

Our correspondent in the second-most populated nation of the world, India, pop. 1,210,193,422 (census. 2011) is Bangalore-based, Shoba Narayan. 2014 in review, including Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) becoming prime minister in the longest election in the country's history.

9:06 Slacktivism

Political protest and general social unrest seem to have moved almost exclusively online in the 21st century. Is this enough? Are politically-flavoured tweets a sign of our lack of engagement or the new face of political and social activism?

10:00 Late Edition

A review of the news from Morning Report, Nine to Noon, Afternoons and Checkpoint. Also hear the latest news from around the Pacific on Radio New Zealand International's Dateline Pacific.

11:06 Global Village

Global Village heads to the Balkans for music from early music master Jordi Savall’s Balkan Spirit project, the Brooklyn-based Raya Brass Band, and one of the premier Balkan brass bands on the scene today – the Boban & Marko Markovic Orchestra. Plus stops along the way in Lisbon, the Caribbean, Celtic Spain, and a “Saturday Night on Saturn” date with exotica legend Les Baxter. (9 of 13, KMUW)