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Interviews, news and analysis of the day's global events.

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19/09/2017 GMT

9/19/2017
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Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

Duration: 00:46:03


Trump Calls UN to Account

9/18/2017
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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)

Duration: 00:48:34


President Trump's First Address to the United Nations

9/18/2017
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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...

Duration: 00:48:53


Palestinian Rival Factions Fatah and Hamas Agree to Talks

9/17/2017
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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:...

Duration: 00:48:56


Hope for Unity in Palestinian Territories

9/17/2017
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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)

Duration: 00:48:45


New Rohingya Camps in Bangladesh

9/16/2017
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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)

Duration: 00:49:00


Bangladesh Accuses Myanmar of Airspace Violations

9/16/2017
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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...

Duration: 00:48:27


London Tube Explosion

9/15/2017
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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)

Duration: 00:35:44


North Korea Missile Launch Over Japan Provokes Anger

9/15/2017
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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)

Duration: 00:48:51


Nobel Laureate on Rohingya Crisis

9/14/2017
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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)

Duration: 00:46:13


UN Calls For Urgent Steps To End Myanmar Violence

9/14/2017
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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)

Duration: 00:48:20


UN Says Rohingyas Facing Catastrophic Situation

9/13/2017
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UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar are facing a "catastrophic" humanitarian situation. Also on the prog: Spain threatens to arrest over 700 Catalan pro-referendum mayors and the celebrated conductor Sir Simon Rattle returns to the UK after 15 years directing the Berlin Philarmonic. (Photo: Rohingya refugees walk to the shore after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal in Shah Porir Dwip. Credit: Reuters)

Duration: 00:46:21


State of the Union: EU Calls for Greater Integration

9/13/2017
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The president of European Union Commission Jean-Claude Juncker has backed a future of greater integration for member states, including the expansion of the eurozone and the Schengen Agreement. Also in the programme: the New Zealand MP accused of being a Chinese spy. And we hear from the president of the French overseas territory Saint Martin, which was devastated by Hurricane Irma. (Photo: Jean-Claude Juncker addresses MEPs at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Credit: Patrick...

Duration: 00:48:19


Bangladesh Faces Criticism Over Rohingya Refugee Crisis

9/12/2017
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Bangladesh is being criticised for hampering international aid agency operations as they try to help Rohingya refugees. Also in the programme: remembering Sir Peter Hall, a major figure in British theatre, who's died, and the Philippines slashes the budget for its human rights commission to almost zero. (Photo: Rohingya refugees from Myanmar's Rakhine state wait for aid in the Bangladeshi town of Teknaf. Credit: MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Duration: 00:48:55


Inside Bangladesh's Rohingya Camps

9/12/2017
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BBC's Justin Rowlatt visits a camp in Bangladesh where Rohingya Muslims have fled conflict in neighbouring Myanmar. Also in the programme: Further sanctions for North Korea and are EU nationals based in the UK being discriminated against? (Photo: Rohingya refugees from Myanmar's Rakhine state waiting for aid in Bangladesh. Credit: MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Duration: 00:46:27


Pressure Mounts on Myanmar Government over Rohingya Exodus

9/11/2017
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We report from the Bangladesh border and from Myanmar's capital Yangon on the growing crisis as the UN human rights chief lashes out at the Myanmar government over "ethnic cleansing" Also in the programme: Miami recovers from Hurricane Irma and China's corruption problem. (Picture: A young girl is squashed as Rohingya refugee men squabble as they wait for sacks of rice to be distributed on September 10, 2017 in Whaikhyang, Bangladesh. Credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Duration: 00:48:32


Rohingya Crisis: UN Sees 'Ethnic Cleansing' in Myanmar

9/11/2017
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The UN Human Rights chief, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, says a systematic attack on Muslim Rohingyas in Myanmar amounts to ethnic cleansing. Bangladesh's Foreign Minister believes that "a genocide" is being waged in Myanmar's Rakhine State, triggering an exodus of nearly 300,000 Rohingya to his country. Also in the programme; how renewable energy is becoming cheaper than more polluting alternatives and Florida launches huge relief operation in response to Hurricane Irma. (Photo: Newly arrived...

Duration: 00:48:57


Hurricane Irma Thunders Into Florida

9/10/2017
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Hurricane Irma thunders into Florida, leaving more than a million people without power and city streets submerged - we hear from the Florida Keys, the first part of the state to be hit. Also on the programme: In southern Mexico, people continue to be found under the rubble following the earthquake last week; and a rare report from western Myanmar - from where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled the violence. (Photo: A car abandoned in the storm surge along in Fort Lauderdale,...

Duration: 00:48:59


Myanmar Militants Declare Ceasefire

9/10/2017
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Rohingya Muslim militants have declared a unilateral ceasefire in the country's western Rakhine state. The International Red Cross in Myanmar tells us the ceasefire is a "hugely positive development". Also on the programme: Hurricane Irma makes landfall on the low-lying Florida Keys. And John Le Carré talks about his most famous character. (Image: A Red Cross volunteer carries a child as a ferry boat carrying displaced Rakhine ethnics from Maungdaw township arrives at the Sittwe port Rakhine...

Duration: 00:39:49


Hurricane Irma Pummels Cuba's Northern Coast

9/9/2017
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The latest from Cuba where Hurricane Irma is continuing its destructive path across the Caribbean. Also on the programme: After hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya flee Myanmar, a government minister there tells us that anti-Muslim Buddhist gangs aren't the problem; and thriller-writer John Le Carre on his former job spying for British intelligence during the Cold War. (Photo: In the wake of Hurricane Irma, Cubans stand by a collapsed building in Havana. Credit: Getty)

Duration: 00:48:50

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