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US Bombers Fly off the North Korean coast

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 5:28pm
US bombers fly off the coast of North Korea after 3.5 tremor detected near the country's nuclear test site. Also in the programme: Newshour in Germany on the eve of its elections; and Massive protests against President Macron's labour law in France. (Photo: US Air Force B-1B Lancer receiving fuel. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)
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Iran Launches New Missile

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 9:26am
Iranian state TV has shown the launch of the new medium range Khorramshar ballistic missile - just days after President Trump lambasted Iran at the UN General Assembly. Also in the programme: Could an earthquake in North Korea indicate a fresh weapons test? And the Royal Shakespeare Company sells off thousands of costumes. Photo: A Khorramshahr missile in a military parade in Iran. Credit: Getty Images
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Could North Korea Test H-bomb in Pacific?

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 6:12pm
As the war or words between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump escalates, the North Korean foreign minister, Ri Yong-ho, has suggested that Pyongyang is considering the 'strongest hydrogen bomb test in the Pacific'. We ask Professor Vipin Narang, and expert in nuclear proliferation and strategy at the MIT, how seriously we should take North Korea's H-bomb threat? Also in the programme: How Germany's response to the refugee crisis is playing into their election; Uber banned from London (Photo shows: The North Korean leader Kim Jong-un responding to US President Donald Trump's statement at the UN. Credit: Reuters/KCNA)
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Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un Exchange Personal Insults

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:42am
In an unprecedented personal statement, the North Korean leader said President Trump would 'pay dearly' for a UN speech where he threatened to 'totally destroy' the North if the US was forced to defend itself. Mr Trump responded that the 'madman... will be tested like never before'. But how likely is tough action following this tough talk? Also on the programme: reaction to ride-hailing app Uber losing its licence to operate in London, and Prime Minister May sets out the UK's Brexit priorities in a long-awaited speech in Florence. Photo: A man watches a television news programme showing US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. Credit: Jung-Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images.
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Trump Announces Fresh North Korea Sanctions

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 5:13pm
President Trump has signed an executive order which authorises the US treasury to penalise any individuals or institutions in America doing business with North Korea. Meanwhile China has also instructed its banks to stop dealing with Pyongyang. Also in the programme: Rescue efforts continue in central Mexico after a devastating earthquake. And we preview this weekend's German election from Dusseldorf. (Photo: South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump at the UN General Assembly in New York. Credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)
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Race to Reach Mexico Quake Survivors

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:58am
Rescuers are racing against the clock to reach survivors trapped under the rubble of a school in Mexico City, which collapsed during Tuesday's earthquake. So far 230 people are known to have died, with at least 21 children and five adults killed under the collapsed primary school. Also in the programme: the role inequality is playing in German election campaigns; and Serbia's openly gay Prime Minister has become the first head of government in a Balkan country to take part in a gay pride march. Photo: Rescuers search for survivors amid the rubble from a building flattened by the 7.1-magnitude in Mexico City. Credit: Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images)
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Desperate Search for Mexico Earthquake Survivors

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 5:14pm
The latest on the recovery efforts in Mexico after Tuesday's earthquake: At least 21 children and five adults have died at a primary school which collapsed in Mexico City. Also on the programme: Puerto Rico feels the full force of Hurricane Maria; and celebration in Iraqi Kurdistan, ahead of next Monday's ballot on whether to break with Baghdad. (Photo: Soldiers search for survivors in a flattened building in Mexico City. Credit: Getty)
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Deadly Mexico City Earthquake

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 10:28am
Huge earthquake struck central Mexico, killing more than 200 people and toppling dozens of buildings, with death toll rising. Also in the programme: Hurricane Maria makes landfall in Puerto Rico; and Rohingyas who stay behind in Myanmar. (Photo: A rescuers pulls a dog out of the rubble during the search for survivors in Mexico City. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)
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Trump Threatens to "Destroy" North Korea

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:03pm
President Trump has urged the world community to confront those he called the wicked few. He told the UN that nations must stand up to North Korea, Iran and extreme Islamist groups such as IS. Also in the programme: A former Burmese colonel gives his view of the situation in Myanmar; and the invention of robotic muscle. (Photo: President Trump addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly. Credit: Lucas Jackson/Reuters)
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19/09/2017 GMT

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:13am
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.
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Trump Calls UN to Account

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 5:51pm
President Trump says the United Nations should be better value for money and have clearer objectives for its missions. Also on the programme: Why South Africa is taking the international accountancy firm KPMG to court; and the British man who cycled the world in 79 days. (Photo:US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley and President Trump. Credit: Kevin Lamarque/ Reuters)
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President Trump's First Address to the United Nations

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:13am
President Trump will press his case for reform of the United Nations when he makes his first address at its headquarters in New York. In December last year, Donald Trump tweeted that the UN was 'just a club for people' to 'have a good time' and soon after said it caused problems rather than solving them. Also in the programme; how North Korea's nuclear ambitions are impacting on Japan's commitment to its pacifist constitution and; Nobel prize-winning writer Orhan Pamuk, on myths, identity and the complex struggle for meaning, at the heart of modern day Turkey. Photo: US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley smiles while US President Donald Trump speaks before a working lunch with UN Security Council member nations, April 2017. Credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images.
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Palestinian Rival Factions Fatah and Hamas Agree to Talks

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 5:15pm
In the Palestinian territories, Hamas - the faction that's ruled the Gaza Strip for the past decade - says it is willing to dissolve the body that oversees the territory and to allow a unity government to sit ahead of new elections. We get reaction from an Israeli MP and a senior Hamas official. Also in the programme - 60% of the Rohingya refugees crossing from Myanmar into Bangladesh are children. We also look ahead to this year's Emmy Awards in the American city of Los Angeles. (Photo: Palestinian sisters whose sons were supporters of the opposite sides - Fatah and Hamas, reconcile in Gaza City. Credit: SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images)
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Hope for Unity in Palestinian Territories

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 9:11am
Hamas, who govern the Gaza strip, have agreed to steps towards ending a long feud with their rivals Fatah who govern the West Bank. Also in the programme: talking about dementia to children and embedded with Russian troops in Syria. (Picture: A Palestinian man and his daughter walk past a graffiti reading in Arabic "Division" in Gaza City, on September 17, 2017. credit: AFP/Getty)
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New Rohingya Camps in Bangladesh

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 5:30pm
Bangladesh plans to build huge camps for Rohingya refugees who have fled neighbouring Myanmar amid ongoing crackdown in Cox's Bazar. Also in the programme: London underground bombing arrest; and impact of a hit horror movie on clowns. (Photo: Rohingya children arrive by boat from Myanmar. Credit: Getty Images)
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Bangladesh Accuses Myanmar of Airspace Violations

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 9:31am
The UN says that more than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims have now fled to Bangladesh since violence erupted in Myanmar's Rakhine state three weeks ago. Also in the programme: British police say they've made a significant arrest following Friday's attempted London underground bombing; and North Korea says its goal is to achieve "military equilibrium" with the United States. (Picture: Rohingya are seen in an informal settlement on September 15, 2017 in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)
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London Tube Explosion

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 5:36pm
UK terror threat level raises to its highest level after a blast on London underground. So-called Islamic State has claimed responsibility. Also in the programme: World powers split over how to deal with North Korea missile test; and Iceland government collapses over paedophile scandal. (Photo: A white container burned inside a London Underground tube carriage at Parsons Green station. Credit: AFP PHOTO / HO / @sylvainpennec)
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North Korea Missile Launch Over Japan Provokes Anger

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 10:54am
The Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says North Korea is threatening world peace with its latest missile launch, while China says it does not hold the key to solving the crisis. Also in the programme: Police in London say an improvised explosive device has detonated on a train in the city; and the spacecraft Cassini has incinerated in Saturn's atmosphere. (Photo: North Korean missiles in a military parade. Credit: Getty Images)
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Nobel Laureate on Rohingya Crisis

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 5:15pm
Fellow Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Jody Williams, urges Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, to speak out on the plight of Rohingya Muslims who've been fleeing the country amid crackdown. Also in the programme: Is Trump close to a deal with Democrats on DACA? War-zone drawings. (Photo: Relatives of a Rohingya refugee give her water after crossing the border from Myanmar by boat. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)
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UN Calls For Urgent Steps To End Myanmar Violence

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:28am
As the number of Rohingya refugees entering Bangladesh from Myanmar edges closer to 400,000, we hear about the risks that some of them are taking. Also on the programme: The museum exhibit that could cause quite a stink; and how Russian military exercises have set alarm bells ringing in some western capitals. (Photo: Rohingya refugees wait to receive aid donations in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Credit: Getty)
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