28 March 2016
Stories from 28 March 2016
The wooden phallus has grown over time, as it is replaced each year, so that it is now about 2.5 meters (13 feet) long and weighs 280 kilograms (620 pounds).
In this edition we take you to Somalia, Japan, China, Pakistan and Cuba.
Japanese broadcasters heading for the exit are using their remaining airtime to highlight the government's increasingly autocratic approach to press freedoms.