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Seven shot dead at Jerusalem synagogue

1/27/2023
Israeli police say seven people have been killed in a shooting at a synagogue in east Jerusalem. Israeli police have called it a terror attack. It comes amid an escalation in tensions after nine Palestinians - both militants and civilians - were killed during an Israeli military raid in Jenin in the occupied West Bank on Thursday. It was followed by rocket fire into Israel from Gaza, to which Israel responded with airstrikes. Also in the programme: Authorities in Memphis, USA, are preparing...

Duration:00:49:00

Israeli warplanes respond to rockets launched from Gaza

1/27/2023
Israeli warplanes have carried out attacks targeting Palestinian militants in Gaza after rockets were fired towards southern Israel. It follows the deadliest Israeli incursion in the occupied West Bank in years. On Holocaust Memorial Day- is ignorance about Nazi war crimes on the rise? Also, South Korea's disability rights activists take to the subway. CREDIT: Getty Images. People, holding banners, gather to protest after performing Friday prayer in Gaza City, Gaza after Israeli Forces...

Duration:00:48:59

Fear of flare-up after deadly Israeli raid in Jenin

1/26/2023
The Palestinian Authority says it's ending security cooperation with Israel following one of the worst days of violence in the West Bank for years. All this comes just a few days before the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrives in the region for talks. Also, Russia launches a barrage of missiles against Ukraine, a day after NATO countries agreed to send tanks; and on the eve of the Czech presidential election, how one of the candidates was forced to deny rumours that he'd died....

Duration:00:48:57

Kremlin: Tank deliveries to Ukraine are an escalation

1/26/2023
Russia has launched a wave of missiles at Ukraine, a day after Germany and the US pledged tanks to aid Kyiv's fight against the invasion. The barrage came as Russia said it perceived the tank offer as "direct" Western involvement in the conflict. Also on the programme: we hear from Jenin in the West Bank where several people have been killed by an Israeli military raid; and are Australians falling out of love with their national day? (Image: US M1A2 'Abrams' tank moves to firing positions...

Duration:00:49:01

US joins Germany in announcing tanks for Ukraine

1/25/2023
The United States has joined Germany in announcing it will send tanks to Ukraine. President Biden said 31 M1 Abrams tanks would be delivered, in a significant policy reversal. Also in the programme: battling Covid in rural China; and the film documenting the campaign against America's opioid epidemic (Picture: The US army unveils its new Abrams M1A2 Systems Enhanced Package version three tank in Fort Stewart, Georgia, USA. Mandatory Credit: Photo by STEPHEN B MORTON/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock)

Duration:00:48:20

Germany gives green light for tanks for Ukraine

1/25/2023
The German chancellor, Olaf Scholz, has confirmed that his government will provide Ukraine with some of its Leopard- Two battle tanks, and allow other countries to do likewise. Also on the programme, the Indian government attempts to crackdown on screenings of a documentary which examines Prime Minister Modi's time as Chief Minister of Gujarat. And, five months after North Korea declared "victory" over covid, there are reports that a five-day lockdown has been ordered in Pyongyang because of...

Duration:00:49:46

Germany to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine - reports

1/24/2023
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has decided to send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, and allow other countries to do the same, reports in Germany say. We look at what impact this could have on the war in Ukraine. Also on the programme: at least 124 have people died in freezing temperatures in Afghanistan in the past fortnight, according to Taliban officials; and seismologists in China say that the spinning core at the centre of the Earth may have started to rotate in the opposite direction. (Image:...

Duration:00:48:44

More then 120 die in freezing Afghanistan

1/24/2023
The Afghan authorities say more than a-hundred-and-twenty people have died because of freezing temperatures during the coldest winter in a decade. Also on the programme, several Ukrainian officials have been removed as President Zelensky carries out a government reshuffle linked to an anti- corruption campaign. And, the nominations for the Academy Awards or Oscars have been announced in Hollywood. (Photo: 23/01/2023 European Pressphoto Agency.)

Duration:00:48:56

Mexico's former security minister goes on trial in US

1/23/2023
A former minister in Mexico's government has gone on trial in the United States. Genaro Garcia Luna is accused of accepting huge bribes from a drug cartel. He has pleaded not guilty. We hear from the former head of Mexico's intelligence servces Gustavo Mohar. Also in the programme: opposition South African MP on the Ukraine war; and cleaning up 'mermaid's tears'. (Picture: Mexico's former Public Security Minister Genaro Garcia Luna listens during opening arguments in his trial on charges...

Duration:00:48:59

Russia’s Lavrov in South Africa for talks with his counterpart

1/23/2023
Russia’s Lavrov in South Africa for talks with his counterpart. Also in the programme, a tale of two chairmen in trouble in the UK, and a woman surfer on competing in the Eddie, the prestigious Hawaiian big wave surfing contest. (Photo: Russian and South African foreign ministers held bi-lateral talks in Pretoria today. Credit; Reuters)

Duration:00:49:55

22/01/2023 21:06 GMT

1/22/2023
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

Duration:00:48:35

Suspect at large after shooting near LA kills 10

1/22/2023
Police in the United States say a gunman is on the run after a mass shooting near Los Angeles. At least ten people were killed at a dance club in Monterey Park. Ten others were wounded - some critically. Also in the programme: Chinese officials say there were another 13,000 Covid- related hospital deaths last week; and a study suggests that milk drinking caused a European growth spurt thousands of years ago. (Photo: 10 killed in shooting near LA after Lunar New Year event. Picture: Getty)

Duration:00:48:42

Protests in Israel against plans to limit judiciary powers

1/21/2023
Thousands of Israeli protesters have rallied against plans by the new right-wing coalition government to overhaul the judiciary. The reforms would make it easier for parliament to overturn Supreme Court rulings, among other things, but protesters described Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's proposed changes as an attack on democratic rule. Also in the programme: Brazil's president sacks the army chief just weeks after a violent uprising by rioters calling for a coup; and we look at Niger's...

Duration:00:47:43

Is pacificism behind German reluctance to send tanks?

1/21/2023
Ukraine's defence minister has had a "frank discussion" with his German counterpart about German Leopard 2 tanks, which Kyiv is urgently requesting to confront the Russian military. Germany has not yet decided whether to send the tanks to Ukraine, or allow other countries to donate theirs, despite pressure on Berlin to act. Also on the programme: on the 50th anniversary of the Roe v Wade US Supreme court ruling, overturned 7 months ago, we hear from both sides of the bitter divide; and we go...

Duration:00:47:42

No German tanks for Ukraine

1/20/2023
Allies of Ukraine fail to agree on the deployment of new battle tanks in it war against Russia. Also in the programme a senior UN official believes the Afghan Taleban could ease their restrictions on women; and a resident of Axum in Tigray gives us an eyewitness account of the Eritrean troops pulling out from the city. (Photo: US, German and Ukrainian defence ministers attending the Ramstein meeting. Credit: EPA)

Duration:00:49:35

Pressure on Germany to send tanks to Ukraine

1/20/2023
President Zelensky has called on countries to provide Ukraine with tanks as a matter of urgency, at a meeting of more than fifty allies at a US airbase in Germany. We'll hear from a senior advisor to the Polish president about sending German-made Leopard tanks to Kyiv. Also on the programme, we hear from the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, about women's rights in Afghanistan; and how a rare new colony of emperor penguins has been spotted in Antarctica. (Photo: Leopard tanks...

Duration:00:49:35

Ukraine’s allies divided over main battle tanks

1/19/2023
Ukraine’s Western allies are divided ahead of talks on Friday over tank supplies to Kyiv; also in the programme Public Enemy’s frontman, the rapper Chuck D on Hip-Hop’s roots and a young Haitian man on the challenges of living Port au Prince. (Photo: Western defence ministers attend a press conference after the Ukraine military aid meeting in Tapa military camp, Estonia. Credit: EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock)

Duration:00:48:00

France stops work over when to stop work

1/19/2023
France is experiencing large-scale disruption, as unions mount a day of strikes and protest marches across the country against President Macron's plans to overhaul the pension system. We hear the arguments for and against the plans. Also on the programme, New Zealand prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, announces her resignation, saying she has run out of gas; and piecing together a complex 3D puzzle, we hear about the rebuilding of a six hundred year-old ship. (Photo: French union leaders at a...

Duration:00:47:20

Haiti: lawlessness and gang violence

1/18/2023
Haiti: a first-hand account of a young man killed in his prime by gang violence told by Dave Fils-Aimé, who left Haiti for the US when he was young but returned. Also in the programme: Israel's Supreme Court has ruled that a key coalition partner of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cannot serve as a minister because of a recent criminal conviction; and why sauna diplomacy allows the Finns to punch above their weight. (Photo: Political activist James Legrand addresses the crowd during a...

Duration:00:48:39

Ukraine's interior minister dies in helicopter crash

1/18/2023
The three main figures in Ukraine's interior ministry have been killed when their helicopter crashed into a nursery in an eastern suburb of the capital Kyiv. Ukraine's interior minister, Denys Monastyrsky, died in the incident, along with his first deputy minister and state secretary. We'll speak to a member of Ukraine's parliament who knew and worked with the minister. Also in the programme: How the senior UN delegation in Afghanistan is trying to get the Taliban to reverse its ban on women...

Duration:00:49:04