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

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

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EU Adopts Plastics Strategy

1/16/2018
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The European Commission has pledged to make all plastic packaging recyclable by 2030 as part of the first ever Europe-wide strategy to reduce plastic usage. Also on the programme: Thirteen siblings are being treated for what appears to have been years of starvation and maltreatment after they were rescued from their family home in California, and Nigeria releases Boko Haram suspects after rehabilitation. (Photo: A wheel loader moves discarded plastics. Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Duration: 00:48:23


Top Kosovo Serb Politician Shot Dead

1/16/2018
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A prominent Kosovo Serb politician, Oliver Ivanovic, has been shot dead outside his party offices in the Serb-run north of Mitrovica in Kosovo. Also in the programme: Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed a two-year plan for the return of Rohingya Muslim refugees; and an Australian father's instinct which helped to find his trapped son. Picture: Oliver Ivanovic casting his ballot during local elections in 2013. Credit: Getty Images

Duration: 00:48:32


Denmark Facebook Sex Video: More than 1,000 Young People Charged

1/15/2018
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Danish police charge more than 1,000 young people with distributing sexually explicit material. They are accused of using Facebook messenger to share a video of two fifteen year-olds having sex Also on the programme: Rohingya Muslims take shelter in Bangladesh's largest refugee camp after fleeing from Myanmar and anger in Turkey about a new US-backed Kurdish force in Syria (Photo: Picture of teenager looking at her home Credit:Getty Images)

Duration: 00:48:29


Life as a Rohingya in Bangladesh

1/15/2018
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The precarious existence of the Rohingya in one of the world's largest refugee camps where disease and poverty are rife. Also in the programme: Australian writer Peter Carey on his new novel and the world's fifth-largest diamond. (Image: Md Rasel, a 18 month-old Rohingya refugee child suffering from malnutrition, cries as he is measured at the Action Against Hunger centre at Kutupalong camp, near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh January 15, 2018 Credit: REUTERS/Tyrone Siu)

Duration: 00:48:49


Protests Mark 7th Anniverary of Tunisian Revolution

1/14/2018
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Police fire tear-gas to disperse protesters demonstrating against austerity measures on the 7th anniversary of the Tunisian revolution that saw the country's long-time president ousted. Also in the programme: two leading photographers - Mario Testino and Bruce Weber - have denied allegations of sexually harassing male models. . And we hear from someone who underwent hazing - that's the initiation rituals that some college fraternities and sororities make prospective new members go through....

Duration: 00:48:31


Tunisia Protests: Reforms Announced Amid New Rallies

1/14/2018
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The Tunisian government has announced a wave of social reforms, reacting to days of demonstrations by anti-austerity protesters. There were fresh protests today, coinciding with the seventh anniversary of the ousting of President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali. Also in the programme: An Iranian oil tanker which collided with a cargo ship of the coast of China has sunk, and a French baby milk maker order a mass global recall over fears of salmonella contamination. (Photo: Tunisians wave their...

Duration: 00:48:26


False missile alert sparks panic in Hawaii

1/13/2018
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Residents of Hawaii received a incoming missile alert causing panic before it was declared a false alarm. Also in the programme: Tunisia's government promises $70 million for the country's poorest families to allay protests, and calls in France to add the baguette to Unesco's list of "intangible heritage". (Photo: Screenshot taken by the photographer of his cell phone shows messages of emergency alerts on 13 January 2018 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Credit: Eugene Tanner/AFP/Getty Images)

Duration: 00:48:32


ANC's Ramaphosa Makes First Major Speech

1/13/2018
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The new leader of South Africa's ruling ANC, Cyril Ramaphosa, says the party has become divided and corrupt and its culture needs to change. Also in the programme: Life in the besieged Syrian rebel-held enclave of eastern Ghouta; and Venezuela's deepening political and economic crisis. (Photo: African National Congress President Cyril Ramaphosa. Credit: REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko)

Duration: 00:48:32


Trump to Approve Iran Nuclear Deal for Last Time

1/12/2018
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President Trump has again refrained from re-imposing sanctions on Iran -- keeping intact the deal under which Tehran curbed its nuclear programme. Also in the programme: Saudi women are allowed to go to a professional football match for the first time; and Berber New Year has gained special status in Algeria. Picture: President Donald Trump makes a statement on the administration's strategy for dealing with Iran. Credit: Getty Images

Duration: 00:48:31


United Nations Slams Trump Comments as 'Racist'

1/12/2018
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UN accuses Trump of "racism" for allegedly insulting Haiti, El Salvador and African countries in a White House meeting. President Trump denies using such language. Also in the programme: Mosul after Islamic State and Queen Elizabeth II on the weight of the crown (Picture: US President Donald Trump during a press conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Credit: AFP/Getty)

Duration: 00:48:31


US Treasury Secretary: 'I Expect New Sanctions on Iran'

1/11/2018
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The US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says he expects President Trump to impose new, additional sanctions on Iran on Friday. Earlier European powers called on President Trump to uphold the 2015 nuclear agreement. Also in the programme: Austria's far-right interior minister has been accused of using Nazi language; how the Netherlands is making the train network easy to navigate for the blind. Picture: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran. Credit: Getty Images

Duration: 00:48:17


EU and Iran Urge Trump to Uphold Nuclear Deal

1/11/2018
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The EU foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, said the accord was preventing a potential nuclear arms race. President Trump has called the agreement on Iran's nuclear programme a 'terrible deal'. Also on the programme: Hundreds of anti-government protesters are arrested in Tunisia; How is the Netherlands trying to make train stations safer for blind people? (Picture: European and Iranian leaders meet in Brussels. Credit: Reuters)

Duration: 00:48:51


Iran Judges To Halt Executions of Drug Offenders

1/10/2018
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The head of Iran's judiciary has announced that thousands on death row for drugs crimes are to have their sentences put on hold. Ayatollah Sadegh Larijani issued the order which could mean that most of the prisoners will have their punishments commuted to a jail term. Also on the programme: the rape and murder of a child in eastern Pakistan has provoked national outrage; and fake paintings of Modigliani have been on display in the Italian city of Genoa. (Photo: A needle, spoon, and narcotics...

Duration: 00:48:19


Why Did Saudi Arabia Strike Yemeni Prison?

1/10/2018
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Last month Saudi Arabian airplanes bombed a prison in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, in which there were hundreds of their allies along with journalists, political prisoners and even children. Dozens died. Was it an escape plan which went wrong, the targeting of an arms depot, or something much more cynical? Also in the programme; rescue efforts continue around Santa Barbara County in California after at least thirteen people are killed in mudslides and flooding; and why Venezuela has the highest...

Duration: 00:48:48


Winter Olympics Prompts Thaw On Korean Peninsula

1/9/2018
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North and South Korea agree to talks aimed at defusing border tension as North agrees to send athletes to next month's Winter Olympic Games in the South. The move came after the two sides held their first high-level face-to-face meeting for two years. Also in the programme: Tunisian opposition demonstrators protest over economic hardships; and the Japanese astronaut who gained nine centimetres in height on the International Space Station. (Photo: The head of the North Korean delegation Ri...

Duration: 00:48:29


North Korea to Send Team to Winter Olympic Games in the South

1/9/2018
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North Korea is to send a delegation to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games taking place in South Korea in February, officials from the South say Also on the programme: Funeral of a Ukrainian lawyer who was murdered after she intervened to keep her sister's killer behind bars, and a British mother remembers her son, who was killed fighting the Islamic State group. (Photo: North Korea first expressed interest in joining the Pyeonchang Games during the New Year Credit: Getty Images)

Duration: 00:49:01


Trump Gives Salvadoreans Deadline To Leave US

1/8/2018
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The United States says it will cancel the provisional residency permits of about 200,000 people from El Salvador. They were given temporary protected status in 2001 following two major earthquakes in their country. Also on the programme: a significant day for gay rights in India, and the latest on the burning oil tanker in the East China Sea. (Photo: U.S. President Donald Trump. Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Duration: 00:48:36


China Oil Tanker Crash

1/8/2018
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More than 30 crew are missing and thousands of tonnes of oil are pouring into the East China Sea after the Iranian oil tanker Sanchi collided with a cargo ship. The vessel is carrying around a million barrels of condensate -- a highly toxic and explosive form of oil - and there's a strong risk it will explode or sink. Also on the programme; Why the BBC's China Editor Carrie Gracie has resigned from her post in a row over equal pay and why some governments are developing their own...

Duration: 00:44:49


Israel publishes BDS blacklist

1/7/2018
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Israel lists 20 organisations whose activists will be barred from entering the country on account of their support for the boycotting of Israel. We hear from an Israeli deputy minister, and a representative of one of the banned groups. Also: Steve Bannon clarifies comments in Trump book, and a preview of the Golden Globe awards. (Photo: A tourist photographs a sign in Bethlehem in 2015, calling for a boycott of Israeli products coming from Jewish settlements. Credit: THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty...

Duration: 00:48:54


Trump: "A Very Stable Genius"

1/7/2018
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President Trump has criticised as fiction a new book, which castes doubt on his mental health. He took to Twitter to claim that he is a "very stable genius" who was "like, very smart". How are has the explosive new book been received among his supporters? Also in the programme: Police in Cyprus arrest a key suspect in the Kosovo organ trafficking trade and; the Brazilian rapper using the microphone to fight for indigenous rights. Image: U.S. President Donald Trump at a press briefing at Camp...

Duration: 00:49:32

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