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COP24 Climate Summit: What Stops Us From Acting?

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 5:59pm
Three years after the Paris Climate Agreement, world leaders are meeting in Poland to map an action plan for climate change. We look at the psychology that keeps people from doing more. Also in the programme; why Hungary's Central European University, funded by George Soros, is moving to Vienna - and the secret shelter in Iraq that offers refuge to women who have survived abuse. (Photo: Dignitaries and guests are seen gathered for the opening of the Climate Change Conference COP24 in Katowice. Credit: Getty Images)
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'Greatest Threat to Humanity in Thousands of Years: Climate Change'

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 10:32am
The people's delegate at the UN conference, British naturalist Sir David Attenborough, says the collapse of civilisation and extinction of much of the natural world is on the horizon unless we take action. Also in the programme: Stem Cell research possible cure for osteoarthritis and is veganism is a 'philosophical belief'. (Photo: Sir David Attenborough. Credit: Getty Images)
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French Police Criticised After Violent Protests

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 5:07pm
French police have been criticised for their handling of violent protests in Paris in which one person is reported to have been killed and hundreds injured. The French authorities say almost four-hundred people have been arrested. Also in the programme: A key Taliban commander has been killed in a US airstrike in Afghanistan; and the United Nations has condemned a spate of sexual assaults on women in South Sudan. (Picture: French riot police in Paris covered in yellow paint thrown by protesters. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)
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02/12/2018 GMT

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 9:08am
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.
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US General Colin Powell Pays Tribute To George H W Bush

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 5:09pm
The former US Secretary of State Colin Powell pays tribute to George H W Bush who has died at the age of 94. Also in the programme: Riot police clash with protesters in Paris; Mexico's new president is sworn in. (Image: Former US President George H W Bush in 2011. Credit: David Hume Kennerly/Getty Images)
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World Pays Tribute To George Bush Senior

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 9:11am
The former US President George H W Bush has died at the age of 94. He led America during a period of turbulent change in the world, including the fall of the Soviet Union and the first Iraq war. We'll be assessing his record at home and abroad and speaking to the US ambassador to London Woody Johnson. (Picture: Former US President George H W Bush points to his wife Barbara Bush during an event at the White House July 2013. Credit:Brendan Smialowkski/AFP/Getty Images)
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G20: Will Everyone be Smiling at the End?

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 5:15pm
World leaders posed for a photo at the G20 summit in Argentina, which began today, but huge differences loom on climate change, trade, and the killing of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Also in the programme: Ukraine has announced a ban on Russian men aged 16-60 entering the country; and we'll hear how Namibia has seen a 50% reduction in HIV infections in the past two years. (Photo: Leaders of the G20 pose for the official picture at the summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Credit: EPA)
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G20 Leaders Meet in Argentina

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 10:39am
The build-up to this year's G20 summit of the world's leading industrialised nations has been clouded by tensions over trade, climate change and the conflict in Ukraine. Also in the programme: seven men found guilty of the murder of an environmental activist in Honduras; The Australian kids skipping class to send a message about climate change. (Picture: People gathering in Buenos Aires amid G20 summit. Credit: Reuters)
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Trump's Ex-Lawyer Admits Lying to Congress Newshour

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 6:09pm
Michael Cohen has pleaded guilty to lying to Congress in relation to the Russia inquiry. We take a look at the repercussions it will have for President Trump. Also in the programme - why do people cheat in marathons? And we speak to Fidel Castro's niece, Mariela Castro, on human rights in Cuba and her family's legacy. (Photo: U.S. President Donald Trump"s former lawyer Michael Cohen exits Federal Court after entering a guilty plea. Credit: Reuters)
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Police Convicted in Philippines ‘War on Drugs’

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 10:08am
Three police officers have been found guilty of the extra-judicial murder of Kian Delos Santos, a teenager they said was a drug runner. President Duterte launched his “war on drugs” campaign in 2016 and since then police say 5000 dealers or users have been killed. We’ll hear from a local journalist and one of the country’s senators. Also in the programme: we’ll hear from an aid worker on the ground in Hudaydah, the Yemeni port that’s the lifeline for much of the population; and the story of the centuries-old Ninja oath discovered by researchers in Japan. (Picture: supporters of Kian Delos Santos attend a vigil at the police station where the police officers convicted of his killing were stationed. Credit: AFP)
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Yemen: US Senate to Vote on Whether to Continue Backing Saudi Coalition

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 5:36pm
The US Senate will vote this week on whether to continue backing the Saudi Coalition in Yemen, despite the Trump Administration arguing this will undermine peace efforts. Also; The Netherlands' state-run rail company has agreed to compensate Holocaust survivors and their relatives for transporting Jews to a Nazi transit camp. And; Norwegian Magnus Carlsen retains his title, winning the World Chess Championship in London today. (Photo: Saudi Coalition Forces in a helicopter over the Yemeni Desert Credit: Reuters)
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Why Scientists Are Worried About China's 'Gene-Edited Babies'

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 10:16am
The scientist He Jiankui who claims to have created the first gene-edited babies has broken his silence and defended his work at a genetics conference in Hong Kong. We hear why scientists are still not convinced. Also in the programme - the World Chess Championship prepares for "Armageddon" and the President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte announces a "Death Squad". (Photo: Technicians are seen trough a contamination chamber as they work at the DNA research laboratory for gene sequencing. Credit: EPA)
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Captured Ukrainian Sailors Appear on Russian TV

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 5:51pm
One of the men, Volodymyr Lisovyi, said he was aware of the "provocative nature" of the Ukrainian action but Ukraine's navy commander said the men had been forced to lie under duress. We'll also hear the US response to this marked rise in tension. Also in the programme: A Syrian refugee has finally arrived in Canada after being stranded at an airport in Malaysia for months, and a major Anglo-Saxon cemetery has been discovered in the east of England. (Picture: One of the three men featuring on Russia TV, Andriy Drach, was described as a Ukrainian security service employee. Credit: Getty Images.)
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Rising Tensions Between Russia And Ukraine

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 10:37am
How will the European Union handle the security challenge on its borders as tensions escalate between Russia and Ukraine? We'll hear from the European parliament's rapporteur on Ukraine. Also on the programme, Indian police work out how to retrieve the body of the American missionary killed by an endangered tribe in the Andaman Islands; and a Syrian man who spent seven months living in an airport in Malaysia has arrived in Canada, where he has been granted asylum. (Photo : Andriy Drach, Ukrainian sailor on Russian State TV; Credit: Getty Images)
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Tensions Rise After Russia Seizes Ukrainian Ships

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 5:13pm
Ukraine Parliament approves martial law after Russia seizes navy ships. Also; touchdown, Nasa’s latest Mars probe has landed safely and will soon be sending data back to earth. And; Matthew Hedges, the British Academic jailed in the UAE for espionage, has been pardoned and is set to return home. (Image: Still from purported footage of a Russian vessel ramming a Ukrainian ship yesterday. Credit: Provided by Ukrainian Interior Minister.)
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Russia-Ukraine Tensions Rise

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 10:12am
Ukraine's parliament is to decide whether to bring in martial law, after the capture of three of its naval vessels by Russia. The three ships were sailing off the coast of Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in 2014, when they were seized. Also on the programme: the Italian director, Bernardo Bertolucci, who made Last Tango In Paris, has died at the age of 77 -- plus the British academic Matthew Hedges, who was jailed for spying in the United Arab Emirates, has been given a presidential pardon. (Photo: The seized ships were taken to a port in Kerch. Credit: Reuters)
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Brussels Warns UK: 'This is the only deal possible'

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 5:05pm
European Union leaders and the British prime minister, Theresa May, have warned opponents of the Brexit deal endorsed in Brussels that it's the only one on offer. Also in the programme: tensions rise between Russia and Ukraine and NASA's newest Mars rover gets ready for landing. Picture: President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker speaks at a press conference after attending a special session of the European Council over Brexit. Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
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EU Agrees Brexit Withdrawal Deal

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 9:05am
EU leaders have endorsed the Brexit withdrawal agreement - but will it get through the UK parliament? Also on the programme: Controversies over religious buildings in India and Romania; and are the Dutch speaking too much English? (Photo: President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk. Credit:Dursun Aydemir/Getty Images)
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Counting Underway After Bahrain Vote Closes

Sat, 11/24/2018 - 5:14pm
The people of Bahrain vote in an election with the opposition banned from participating. Also in the programme: the director Nicolas Roeg has died and violence mars the Superclasico football final in Argentina (Picture: Bahraini election officials wait for voters during parliamentary election at a polling station in Manama. Credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)
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Is European Opposition to a Brexit Deal Growing?

Sat, 11/24/2018 - 9:13am
The British Prime minister Theresa May is in Brussels today for talks with the president of the European Commission, Jean Claude Juncker. The meeting comes amid last-minute manoeuvring around the draft Brexit deal on the eve of a summit that Spain is threatening to abort. Also on the programme: The Saudi Crown Prince is on his first overseas trip since the killing of the journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, but what will the reception be when he gets to the G20 summit? And after an isolated tribe killed an American man, we speak to one of the few people from outside who's ever met with them face to face. (Photo: British flag waves at EU headquarters in Brussels. Credit: Dursun Aydemir/Getty Images)
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