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Donald Trump Says US Will Not be a 'Migrant Camp'

6/18/2018
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President Donald Trump has said he will not allow the US to become a "migrant camp", as he stood by his administration's immigration policies. Also in the programme: A former Israeli government minister has been accused of spying for Iran; and we go to Russia where Newshour's James Coomarassamy is in Ivanovo - known as Russia's "city of brides" - for its annual film festival. Picture: Central American asylum seekers wait as U.S. Border Patrol agents take them into custody. Credit: Getty...

Duration:00:48:20

Colombia Election: Conservative Iván Duque Wins

6/18/2018
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The Conservative political newcomer Iván Duque is elected as Colombia's president. Mr Duque says he wants to unite the country but he also said he wants to see changes to the peace deal agreed with Farc rebels in 2016. Also in the programme: The United Nations has called on the United States to end its policy of forcibly separating migrant children from their parents at the US border. Picture: A two-year-old Honduran asylum seeker cries as her mother is searched and detained near the...

Duration:00:49:37

Colombia Election: What Now for the Peace Deal

6/18/2018
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Colombians vote in a presidential run-off between two candidates with opposing views on the peace deal signed with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels. We ask why the peace divident hasn't delivered for some voters. Also on the programme: US diplomat Matthew Nimetz who spent the past 24 years trying to solve the problem of Macedonia's name, reflects on the agreement signed today to settle the dispute. (Photo: Colombia's presidential candidates: Leftists ex-guerilla...

Duration:00:48:31

Greece And Macedonia Sign Deal to Settle Name Dispute

6/17/2018
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Heated rows over Macedonia's name have been going on since the break-up of the former Yugoslavia, of which it was a part, and have held up Macedonia's entry to Nato and the EU. Under the agreement, Greece's neighbour will be known as North Macedonia. We hear from a Greek and a Macedonian on this historic day. Also on the programme: Saudi-led coalition air strikes on the Yemeni port of Hudaydah; and Colombians head to the polls. (Photo: Demonstrators take to the streets to protest against the...

Duration:00:49:35

Violence After Nicaragua Ceasefire

6/16/2018
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There has been more violence on the streets of Nicaragua as pressure mounts on President Daniel Ortega to step aside. Several weeks of protests against his government have left over 170 people dead. Also in the programme: Yemeni forces say they've captured Hudaydah airport from Houthi rebels; free speech under the spotlight in Russia as the World Cup begins; and Orwellian poverty examined on stage. (Photo: A man fights a fire after an arson attack blamed on ongoing political violence in...

Duration:00:48:39

US and China Trade War Escalates

6/15/2018
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The US and China are squaring up for a fight over the price of importing each other's goods. American President Donald Trump has announced new tariffs on $50bn worth of Chinese goods and accused Beijing of intellectual copyright theft. China has retaliated by saying it will impose additional tariffs on 659 US categories of goods. Also in the programme: French president Emmanuel Macron calls for a united policy on migration in Europe after meeting with the new Italian prime minister Giuseppe...

Duration:00:48:34

Pakistani Taliban Leader Killed in US Drone Strike, Officials say

6/15/2018
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The leader of Pakistan's Taliban armed group, Mullah Fazlullah, has been killed in neighbouring Afghanistan's Kunar province, the Afghan defence ministry said on Friday. Also in the programme: China has promised to retaliate in kind if the United States imposes additional tariffs on its exports; and German Chancellor Angela Merkel has again stressed the need for Europe to work together to resolve the migration crisis. Picture: Mullah Fazlullah (centre) at an undisclosed location at...

Duration:00:49:11

Football World Cup : Russia Wins Opening Match

6/14/2018
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The Football World Cup has kicked off with a spectacular win for Russia. Saudi Arabia's team lost 5-0 to the hosts. We hear from our correspondents in Russia. Also -- the New York attorney general sues President Trump's charitable foundation. And we hear from a 24-year-old Ugandan who has won the British Royal Academy of Engineering's Africa Prize for his device which tests for malaria without drawing blood. (Photo: Football fans watching the first World Cup game between Russia and Saudi...

Duration:00:48:38

Football World Cup Kicks Off In Russia

6/14/2018
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The 2018 Fifa World Cup gets under way with host Russia facing Saudi Arabia following an opening ceremony at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium. What might the tournament mean diplomatically for Russia? Also in the programme: commemorations have been taking place in Britain to remember those who died in the Grenfell fire, and NASA's oldest rover robot is stranded on Mars. Picture: Football fans near Red Square in Moscow Credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images.

Duration:00:48:36

Saudi-Led Coalition Attacks Crucial Yemeni Port

6/14/2018
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Government troops backed by a Saudi-led coalition are aiming to drive Houthi rebels out of the port of Hudaydah, which is crucial for the flow of basic supplies to millions of people in Yemen. Also in the programme: North Korean media finally reports on the Trump-Kim summit in Singapore, a day after the event; and a new study links elevated blood pressure to dementia. (Picture: A UAE warplane taking off ahead of an attack against Houthi rebel in 2015. Credit: AFP / Getty Images)

Duration:00:48:37

UN To Meet Over Yemen Offensive

6/13/2018
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As the United Nations announce an emergency meeting over the battle for Yemen's main port, we hear from those dug in inside the city, those on the attack. and from our correspondent in country. Also a rare report from on board Air Force one with President Trump, flying home after his Singapore summit with Kim Jong Un. And Spain sacks its coach a day before the Football World Cup begins in Russia. (Photo: Houthi rebels in Yemen; Credit: REUTERS)

Duration:00:48:45

Trump Kim Summit: US President Hails Deal After Historic Talks

6/12/2018
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President Trump's unprecedented meeting with the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been welcomed as a step towards peace, but criticised for the vagueness of the measures they agreed. Also in the programme: As Saudi-led forces move in on the principal port of Hodeidah, we hear from a doctor at the city's main hospital; and we'll also ask what the British government may have conceded to avoid parliamentary defeat over Brexit. Picture: U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with North...

Duration:00:47:48

Trump and Kim In Historic Handshake

6/12/2018
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The US President Donald Trump has met the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore. It is the first time the sitting leaders of the two countries have met. After a year of exchanging threats the two men shook hands before going into talks. After the summit the leaders signed a "comprehensive" document, promising a new relationship between the nations, and committing North Korea to work towards "the complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula". Diplomats, correspondents and analysts...

Duration:00:44:54

Final Preparations for Trump-Kim Summit in Singapore

6/11/2018
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US says North Korea would be offered security guarantees and economic incentives in exchange for full denuclearisation. Joel Witt, a former senior adviser on Korea to the Clinton administration, gives Newshour his view of what's likely to be going on behind the scenes. Also on the programme: Why Russians smile sparingly; behind the protests in Vietnam and former Spanish minister for Migration, Anna Terròn on why Spain has agreed to take on the migrants stranded in the Mediterranean. (Photo:...

Duration:00:47:48

Trump-Kim Summit: North Korea Eyes 'New Relationship' with US

6/11/2018
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Ahead of an historic summit between President Trump and Kim Jong-un, Washington reiterates it will accept nothing less than the complete denuclearisation of North Korea. Also in the programme: As both the Taliban and the government agree to a temporary ceasefire in Afghanistan, we explore the prospects of a more lasting peace; and Italy's interior minister refuses appeals from the UN and the EU to let a migrant ship dock in his country. Picture: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives in...

Duration:00:48:48

Leaders of the G7 nations arrive in Quebec

6/8/2018
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We look to Canada and the G7 summit, where President Donald Trump has announced that he wants Russia readmitted to the group of industrialised nations. Other group members, though, said they remain opposed and it is only one of the issues that they disagree with Mr Trump on. Also on the programme: The story of one US diplomatic family posted to China, who've reported a series of unexplained illnesses. (Image: G7 leaders gathered, Credit: EPA)

Duration:00:48:22

Trump: Russia should be at G7 meeting

6/8/2018
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US President Donald Trump says Russia should be attending a summit of the G7 group of key industrialised nations. He has also called for Russia to be readmitted to the group. We get the view from Paris from a senior lawmaker from the French president's party. Also in the programme: Austria is shutting down seven mosques and expelling dozens of foreign imams; and how schools in Uganda are trying to educate people about fake news. (Photo: President Trump departs White House for G7 summit n...

Duration:00:49:36

Trump Lifeline to China's ZTE Angers Republicans

6/7/2018
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The US Commerce Department has reached a deal with Chinese tech firm ZTE that will remove a ban that prevented the company from buying parts from US suppliers. The ban had been implemented after authorities concluded the company broke trading restrictions by selling to countries like Iran and North Korea. Republican Rep. David Young of Iowa explains why so many of his colleagues oppose the decision. Also in the programme: the Red Cross pulls dozens of workers out of Yemen; and Nasa's...

Duration:00:48:48

Gaza violence: British Prime Minister Raises Concerns With Israel

6/7/2018
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During his trip to the UK the Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, tells the BBC recent protests in the Gaza Strip were violent riots aimed at killing at Israelis. Also in the programme: an undercover investigation shows more than 100 African football officials accepting cash; and Jordan's new prime minister announces he will withdraw a controversial income tax bill that's led to the biggest protests in the Kingdom for years. Picture: British Prime Minister, Theresa May, hosts...

Duration:00:48:55

Stanford Sex Attack: Judge Removed From Office

6/7/2018
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A US judge who was widely criticised for his leniency towards a student sex attacker, has been removed from office by local voters. It's the first time in more than eighty years that a Californian judge has been removed from office in this way. Also in the programme: the latest on the rescue operation after the volcanic eruption in Guatemala, and why have Argentina called off a friendly match against the Israeli national football team? Picture: a plane flies over Stanford University with a...

Duration:00:46:45