After months of speculation international broadcaster the BBC has confirmed plans to close five of its 32 World Service language stations.
Up to 650 jobs will be lost from a workforce of 2,400 over the next three years. And the downsizing has been met by harsh criticism from some.
Al Jazeera's Sonia Gallego reports.
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