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Suicide Attack at Kabul Religious Gathering

11/20/2018
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A suicide bomb attack on a gathering of religious scholars in the Afghan capital, Kabul, has killed at least 43 people -- more than 80 people injured. It was a gathering to mark the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad. It is one of the deadliest attacks in Kabul in recent months. Also in the programme -- President Trump says his administration will remain a steadfast ally of Saudi Arabia, though, he said, the Saudi crown prince "could very well" have had knowledge of the journalist, Jamal...

Duration:00:48:25

Fighting Resumes in Yemen

11/20/2018
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Fierce clashes have broken out overnight in the port city of Hudaydah, and there are reports of fresh airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition on the Houthi-controlled city. Newshour's Lyse Doucet joined us from Riyadh to explain what the latest outbreak of violence means for steps taken towards a ceasefire. Plus, why has Ivanka Trump been using her personal email account for White House business and how much trouble does it land her father in? And, as Beijing becomes the latest municipality to...

Duration:00:46:21

Yemen Ceasefire Moving Closer

11/19/2018
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The UN special envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, has welcomed an announcement by Houthi rebels calling a halt to drone and missile strikes on Saudi coalition forces. He tweeted that he hoped all parties in the conflict would continue to exercise restraint. Also in the programme -- how not to do land reform: the lessons from Zimbabwe; and the radio DJ who broadcast to an audience of 1 person, his wife, for more than 40 years! (Photo: Millions of Yemenis are at risk of starvation following...

Duration:00:48:39

Saudi King Gives First Public Speech Since Murder of Khashoggi

11/19/2018
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King Salman of Saudi Arabia, promises to ensure that no crimes go unpunished, in an address to parliament following the murder of the journalist, Jamal Khashoggi. We talk to our chief international correspondent in Riyadh. Also, today, Saudi Arabia's coalition, fighting the Houthi rebels in Yemen has resulted in a humanitarian disaster. We speak to the executive director of the World Food Programme. And in Hong Kong, nine pro-democracy activists have pleaded not guilty in trials relating to...

Duration:00:46:27

Border Mexicans Protest Migrant Caravan Arrival

11/18/2018
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The Central American migrant caravan that has converged on the US-Mexican border has received a frosty reception from some local residents. Will the migrants try to apply for asylum, turn back or stay in Mexico? Also in the programme: Apec leaders unable to agree a final communique at the end of their summit in Papua New Guinea; and why the challenges of policing the Irish border could soon become much bigger. Image: Local residents hold a demonstration against the Central American migrants...

Duration:00:48:36

Netanyahu Warns of Danger Early Election

11/18/2018
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned that early elections will be a disaster for Israel. Mr Netanyahu made the remark at a cabinet meeting, as key coalition allies threaten to pull their support. Also in the programme -- how Brexit has raised concerns about the future of Northern Ireland's peace agreement, and who ordered the killing of Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi? President Trump has rejected reports of a CIA assessment that it must have been Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin...

Duration:00:49:10

Trump Visits California After Deadly Fires

11/17/2018
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President Trump's visit comes as the number of people missing tops 1,000, making the wildfires the most destructive in the state's history. Hear how firefighters are responding after he initially blamed state-level land management for the blazes. Also in the programme: protesters take to the streets of France over rising fuel costs; and is social media undercutting the effectiveness of clinical trials? Picture: Dogs being used to search for human remains in California. Credit: AFP.

Duration:00:48:32

CIA blames Mohammed bin Salman for Khashoggi's death

11/17/2018
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US media is reporting that the CIA believes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Also in the programme; thousands of drivers have closed roads in France in a protest against high-fuel prices. And social media can help some families dealing with terminal illness connect to communities and find information, but it can help ruin clinical trials? (Photo: A man holds a picture of Jamal Khashoggi during a demonstration in front of the Saudi Arabian...

Duration:00:48:32

Over 600 Missing in California Wildfire

11/16/2018
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Family members and survivors of the deadliest wildfires in California history sought news today of 630 missing people. Over 60 people have been confirmed dead. Also in the programme: a genocide verdict in Cambodia and groundbreaking new treatment for deadly sleeping sickness. (Picture: A fire-damaged Pacific Coast sign remains standing along the Pacific Coast Highway amid the blackened and charred hills from the Woolsey Fire. Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Duration:00:49:15

Khmer Rouge Leaders Found Guilty of Cambodia Genocide

11/16/2018
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In the first genocide ruling against any member of Cambodia's brutal Khmer Rouge regime, two leaders have been found guilty. Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan were on trial at the UN-backed tribunal in Phnom Penh on charges of exterminating Cham Muslims and ethnic Vietnamese. Also on the programme: A Turkish official tells us that justice for the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is unlikely as funeral prayers are held for him around the world; details of a scathing report into poverty in Britain;...

Duration:00:47:42

Can Theresa May Cling Onto Power?

11/15/2018
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a major revolt in her party over the terms of the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement. Two cabinet ministers have resigned in protest, while some conservative members have submitted letters of no confidence in her leadership. Also in the programme - Saudi Arabia presents its latest version of how journalist Jamal Khashoggi met his death, and why votes in Florida are still being recounted, a week after the mid-term elections. (Photo: Prime Minister...

Duration:00:49:11

UK Prime Minister Battling to Save Brexit Deal

11/15/2018
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May is facing questions from a hostile parliament over a draft agreement for leaving the European Union. Meanwhile several ministers including chief Brexit negotiator Dominic Raab have resigned over the deal. Also in the programme: An operation to repatriate Rohingya refugees to Myanmar stalls; What is Thailand's "fake news" law being used for? (Photo: European Council President Donald Tusk holds the 'draft agreement of the withdrawal of the UK from the EU. Credit:...

Duration:00:49:18

Brexit: UK Ministers Back Draft Agreement

11/14/2018
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May has secured the backing of her ministers for a draft Brexit withdrawal agreement. We take a look at what her party and the EU make of the proposed deal. Also in the programme - the UN Security Council lifts sanctions on Eritrea, and why a "Chop Suey" painting has sold for 92 million dollars. (Photo: UK Prime Minister Theresa May. Credit: Reuters)

Duration:00:48:17

UK Prime Minister in Key Brexit Meeting

11/14/2018
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking the backing of government ministers for a draft agreement on exiting the European Union. Also in the programme: Israel's defence minister resigns following Gaza clashes; and can genetic engineering be used to combat malaria? (Picture: Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May. Credit: REUTERS/Henry Nicholls)

Duration:00:48:03

Gaza Israel Violence

11/13/2018
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Hamas says it's agreed to a ceasefire in its hostilities with Israel. Israel says it reserves the right to strike inside Gaza. But how to stop the violence for good? We'll hear from a former senior member of the Obama White House. Also in the programme: Fighting fake news in the Philippines; a breakthrough in Brexit talk; and have peace talks on Libya made progress? (Photo: Buildings in the southern Israeli town of Ashkelon were hit by rockets fired from Gaza. Credit: AFP)

Duration:00:48:34

Deadly Fire Traded Between Israel and Gaza

11/13/2018
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The worst escalation between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza since the 2014 war is threatening to descend into a full-blown conflict. More than 400 rockets have been fired into Israel, while Israeli aircraft have hit 150 militant targets in response. Also in the programme - why Italy hopes to bring together warring sides in Libya, and what Einstein made of antisemitism in the 1920s. (Photo: Smoke blows up after Israeli fighter jets carried out airstrike to positions in Gaza City....

Duration:00:46:44

Violence Between Israel and Gaza Escalates

11/12/2018
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Tensions have increased after a failed Israeli undercover operation. A mother of two young children tells us what it’s like living through the violence in the Gaza strip. Also: the long awaited trial of notorious drug lord "El Chapo" begins on Tuesday, and tributes are paid to Marvel comics creator, Stan Lee, who died aged 95. (photo: Smoke rises after Israeli air strike in Gaza City, 12 November 2018 Credit: EPA/Mohammed Saber)

Duration:00:49:02

Gaza: Eight Killed in Covert Israeli Operation

11/12/2018
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A covert Israeli operation in the Gaza strip has killed seven Palestinians - including one Hamas military commander - and one Israeli soldier. The unrest threatens to upend a fragile and unofficial ceasefire between Israel and Hamas since March. Also in the programme - California's firefighters tackle one of the deadliest wildfires in the state's history, and how a five-minute scan could spot dementia before it strikes. (Image: Relatives of one of the seven Palestinians killed during an...

Duration:00:48:32

European Leaders Warn Against Nationalism on Armistice Day

11/11/2018
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As leaders laid wreaths in memory of the fallen, the world remembers the great sacrifices of the great war and President Macron warns the world not to rest on its laurels. Also on the programme: the recount cloud hanging over America's sunshine state; and Poland celebrates a century of independence. (Photo: Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russia's President Vladimir Putin attend the Paris Peace Forum. Credit: Mikhail Metze/Getty Images)

Duration:00:46:11

World Remembers Armistice Day

11/11/2018
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World leaders have gathered to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice. The impact of the First World War was felt for decades and it helped to shape today's world. Margaret MacMillan is a Canadian historian and professor at the University of Oxford. She told us what the Armistice means to people across the world. Photo: French President Emmanuel Macron speaks at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Paris. Credit: Reuters

Duration:00:48:40