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Egypt Mosque Attack - 235 Killed

11/24/2017
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A bomb and gun attack on a mosque in the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt has killed 235 worshippers. State media says children are among the dead. Also in the programme: Zimbabwe's new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has been inaugurated in Harare; and the South Africa Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorus has had his murder sentence increased. (Photo: The mosque that was attacked in the Sinai Peninsula. Credit: EPA)

Duration: 00:48:32


Mnangagwa Sworn in as Zimbabwean President

11/24/2017
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Zimbabwe's new president has used his inaugural speech to lay out his plans to rebuild the economy. He promised to create jobs, cut down on corruption, and welcome foreign investment. We hear from the jubilant crowds inside Harare's main stadium and the opposition stronghold criticising the new president for a brutal crackdown in the 1990s. And we discuss the international community's role in turning Zimbabwe's economy around. Also in the programme: Dozens killed in an attack on a mosque in...

Duration: 00:48:33


Saudi Arabia 'to Let Aid Reach Rebel-Held Yemen'

11/23/2017
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The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen has said it is easing an air and sea blockade of areas held by Houthi rebels. But it is unclear whether any aid has arrived at Sanaa airport or the Red Sea port of Hodeida. We hear from the UN's representative in Yemen, who has warned that hundreds of thousands of Yemenis could starve. Also in the programme: The US envoy to Ukraine says the conflict in the country's east is "by no means frozen"; and our correspondent has exclusive access to Riyadh's...

Duration: 00:48:20


Reaction to Sentencing of Bosnian Serb Commander Ratko Mladic

11/22/2017
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Mladic gets life sentence in the Hague for genocide and crimes against humanity in Balkans War. Also in the programme: In Zimbabwe, new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa makes his first speech; and soaring maternal mortality rates in Texas. (Photo: A woman at a relative's grave near the site of the Srebrenica massacre. Credit: DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Duration: 00:49:10


Ratko Mladic Sentenced to Life in Prison

11/22/2017
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Notorious Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic is found guilty of war crimes and genocide in Balkans war. Also in the programme: Mnangagwa arrives back in Zimbabwe and Hariri postpones resignation (Photo: Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic sits at the Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal for the verdict hearing in his genocide trial, in The Hague, Netherlands Credit:EPA/PETER DEJONG / POOL)

Duration: 00:49:03


Zimbabwe: Mugabe Resigns After 37-Year Rule

11/21/2017
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Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has resigned, ending his 37-year rule. The surprise announcement halted an impeachment hearing that had begun against him and sparked wild celebrations on the nation's streets. Also in the programme: more on the suicide attack in the northeastern town of Mubi in Nigeria, and a special report from Uzbekistan. Image: A man waves a flag in front of the parliament in Harare. Credit: Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty Images.

Duration: 00:48:52


Mugabe Impeachment Proceedings Begin

11/21/2017
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Zimbabwe's parliament begins impeaching President Mugabe as protests mount in the capital Harare. Also in the programme: Syria's new realities and Islamic extremism in Uzbekistan. (Photo: A protestor holds a portrait of Zimbabwean opposition and Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Morgan Tsvangirai outside the Zimbabwean parliament. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Duration: 00:48:32


Zimbabwe Army: Mugabe to Meet Rival

11/20/2017
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Zimbabwe's top general says President Robert Mugabe is in contact with the former vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa whose sacking prompted the current political crisis. The eldest daughter of Mr Mnangagwa tells Newshour her father, who has been described as Mr Mugabe's enforcer and accused of human rights violations, feared for his life after his sacking. Also in the programme: The Lebanese family fed up with sectarian politics; and what does the collapse of coalition talks in Germany mean...

Duration: 00:48:48


President Mugabe Resists Growing Pressure to Resign

11/20/2017
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Robert Mugabe threatened with impeachment as he ignores resignation deadline; political uncertainty in Lebanon; and the death of notorious cult leader Charles Manson. (Photo: A resident attends a prayer meeting called to force Robert Mugabe to resign outside Parliament Building in Harare, Zimbabwe. Credit: Reuters/Philimon Bulawayo)

Duration: 00:49:01


Robert Mugabe Defies Resignation Calls

11/19/2017
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The president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, has defied intense pressure to stand down. In a twenty-minute televised address, Mr Mugabe, flanked by military generals, said he intended to lead next month's congress of the ruling party, ZANU-PF. A party spokesman says they are following due process, but the opposition and the powerful war veterans group tell us they will go ahead with their efforts to impeach the president. Also in the programme: The Haitians with a very uncertain in the future...

Duration: 00:49:00


Zimbabwe's Ruling Party Removes Mugabe

11/19/2017
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Zimbabwe's ruling party, ZANU-PF, dismisses Robert Mugabe as its leader, and appoints in his place the man he sacked as vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa. Also in the programme: Iraq-Iran earthquake one week on; and missing Argentina submarine may have sent failed satellite calls. (Photo: Robert Mugabe. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Duration: 00:47:19


18/11/2017 GMT

11/18/2017
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Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

Duration: 00:48:34


Thousands Celebrate En Of Mugabe Era

11/18/2017
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Jubilant crowds have been marching in Zimbabwe to demand the resignation of President Robert Mugabe and to celebrate the army's move to force him from power. Also on the programme: The former Lebanese prime minister, Saad Hariri, is meeting President Macron of France to discuss crisis sparked by his resignation; the conservative Christians protesting against what they see as 'immoral art' in Brazil. And a rare India ink drawing of the boy detective Tintin and his faithful dog Snowy has...

Duration: 00:49:02


17/11/2017 GMT

11/17/2017
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Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

Duration: 00:48:31


16/11/2017 GMT

11/16/2017
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Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

Duration: 00:48:32


Zimbabwe Awaits News On Mugabe's Future

11/16/2017
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South African government ministers are in Harare for crisis talks with ousted President Robert Mugabe and military leaders who have seized control. Also on the programme: Yemen's civilians pay price of Saudi-led blockade; 'Leonardo da Vinci artwork' sells for record $450 million; and a genetic mutation has been identified in the Amish people of the mid-western United States that appears to extend their life span! (Photo: A vendor sits at a stall in the Zimbabwean capital Harare on November...

Duration: 00:48:51


Robert Mugabe Under House Arrest

11/15/2017
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Zimbabwe's military has taken control of the country saying it is targeting the president's allies, but not the president himself. The army's intervention was triggered by a power struggle to succeed Mr Mugabe between his wife, Grace, and Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was sacked as Vice-President last week. Also in the programme: Africa's richest woman, Isabel Dos Santos, has been sacked as the head of Angola's state oil company; and the rise of poppy cultivation in Afghanistan. Photo: Troops on...

Duration: 00:48:21


Zimbabwean Army Seizes Power

11/15/2017
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The South African government has confirmed that the Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is under house arrest, as the army has seized power in the country. A military spokesman said the president was safe and denied there had been a coup. We discuss whether Mr Mugabe's 37-year rule is coming to an end. Also in the programme: Lebanon's foreign minister calls on the country's prime minister to reverse his decision to resign; and a report from the frontline in Yemen. (Image: Military vehicles...

Duration: 00:48:18


Zimbabwe Army Chief Accused Of Treason

11/14/2017
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The ruling party in Zimbabwe has accused the country's army chief of treason after he warned there could be military intervention if a purge of independence war veterans is not halted. Also on the programme: We will hear from our chief international correspondent who is in the Saudi capital Riyadh, where Lebanon's Prime Minister remains - but for how long? And the children trapped by Albania's blood feuds. (Photo: Army General Constantino Chiwenga Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces....

Duration: 00:48:26


Venezuela's First Debt Default

11/14/2017
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International ratings agencies say Venezuela is in selective default over missed debt payments. Also on the programme: Iran-Iraq earthquake death toll on the rise, and the first digital drug. (Picture: The corporate logo of the state oil company PDVSA in Caracas, Venezuela. Credit: REUTERS/Marco Bello)

Duration: 00:48:34

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