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Fourth Week of France Anti-Government Protests

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 9:09am
France is into its fourth consecutive weekend of anti-government protests. Police in Paris have used tear gas to drive back demonstrators wearing the yellow high-visibility vests every driver has to own, which has come to symbolise their movement. Also in the programme: The Democratic Republic of Congo calls for ancient artefacts to be repatriated; A new approach to parenting. (Photo: Yellow vests (Gilets jaunes) protesters stand in front of French riot police. Credit: GUILLAUME SOUVANT/AFP/Getty Images)
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Germany: Angela Merkel’s Party Elects New Leader

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 5:22pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has elected a new leader, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. Also, a British paedophile has been ordered by a court in London to pay compensation to five Filipinos after it found he'd sexually abused them in their home country. And President Trump has nominated William Barr to replace Jeff Sessions as Attorney General. (Photo: Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer waves next to German Chancellor Angela Merkel after being elected as the party leader during the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party congress in Hamburg. Credit: Reuters)
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Germany's CDU Are Choosing a New Leader

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 10:14am
Angela Merkel's CDU are preparing to choose her successor as party leader. But will she be able to continue as Chancellor? Also in the programme: Should teachers in the US carry guns? And the man who brokered Colombia's peace deal. (Photo: Angela Merkel at the CDU conference. Credit: Getty Images)
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06/12/2018 GMT

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 5:14pm
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'Milestone' Yemen Peace Talks Begin

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:06am
The first peace talks about Yemen in two years have begun. As the meeting opened near the Swedish capital, Stockholm, the UN envoy for Yemen said he hoped it would send a message of peace. He told delegations from the government and the Houthi rebels that they held the future of their country in their hands. We hear from Newshour's Lyse Doucet who is at the talks. Also in the programme: the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, tells the BBC she "is talking to colleagues" about their concerns over; and a senior executive from a Chinese tech giant is arrested in Canada, and faces extradition to the US. We'll get the backstory. (Photo: The war has had a devastating effect on the civilian population. Credit: Getty Images)
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Raids Across Europe Target Powerful Italian Mafia

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 6:16pm
Members of the powerful 'Ndrangheta have been arrested in the operation, involving hundreds of police from Belgium, Italy, Germany and the Netherlands. More than three tonnes of cocaine were also seized, along with hundreds of millions of Euros in laundered money. We’ll hear from someone involved in the operation, as well as an expert in the 'Ndrangheta. Also in the programme: what worms in space could teach us about astronauts’ muscles; and should other companies follow the example of McDonald’s in the fight against climate change? (Picture: police search an Italian restaurant in Germany as part of their operation against the 'Ndrangheta mafia. Credit: EPA)
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Turkey Issues Arrest Warrants Over Khashoggi Murder

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 10:08am
Two former close aides to the Saudi Crown Prince are accused of involvement in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Speaking to Newshour, the UN Human Rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, calls for an international criminal investigation into the murder: Also in the programme: how to provide for a world of 10 billion people. (Photo: file photo of demonstrator holding a poster with a picture of Jamal Khashoggi outside the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul. Credit: Reuters/Osman Orsal)
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UK Government Loses Key Brexit Votes

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 5:22pm
The British government is facing a Brexit setback after losing crucial votes in parliament. Also, the parents of detained journalist Austin Tice believe he is still alive in Syria. And, at least 24 people have been killed by separatists in the disputed Indonesian province of West Papua, the worst violence in the region for years. (Photo: Theresa May in the UK House of Commons. Credit: UK Parliament/Mark Duffy)
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French Government U-Turn on Fuel Tax After Protests

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 10:50am
The French government has suspended a planned fuel tax rise that had prompted violent protests. Also in the programme: A BBC investigation in Burundi about secret torture and detention centres, and Israel targets Hezbollah tunnels. (Photo: Yellow Vest Protestor in Paris. Credit: Getty Images)
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COP24 Climate Summit: What Stops Us From Acting?

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 5:59pm
Three years after the Paris Climate Agreement, world leaders are meeting in Poland to map an action plan for climate change. We look at the psychology that keeps people from doing more. Also in the programme; why Hungary's Central European University, funded by George Soros, is moving to Vienna - and the secret shelter in Iraq that offers refuge to women who have survived abuse. (Photo: Dignitaries and guests are seen gathered for the opening of the Climate Change Conference COP24 in Katowice. Credit: Getty Images)
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'Greatest Threat to Humanity in Thousands of Years: Climate Change'

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 10:32am
The people's delegate at the UN conference, British naturalist Sir David Attenborough, says the collapse of civilisation and extinction of much of the natural world is on the horizon unless we take action. Also in the programme: Stem Cell research possible cure for osteoarthritis and is veganism is a 'philosophical belief'. (Photo: Sir David Attenborough. Credit: Getty Images)
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French Police Criticised After Violent Protests

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 5:07pm
French police have been criticised for their handling of violent protests in Paris in which one person is reported to have been killed and hundreds injured. The French authorities say almost four-hundred people have been arrested. Also in the programme: A key Taliban commander has been killed in a US airstrike in Afghanistan; and the United Nations has condemned a spate of sexual assaults on women in South Sudan. (Picture: French riot police in Paris covered in yellow paint thrown by protesters. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)
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02/12/2018 GMT

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 9:08am
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US General Colin Powell Pays Tribute To George H W Bush

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 5:09pm
The former US Secretary of State Colin Powell pays tribute to George H W Bush who has died at the age of 94. Also in the programme: Riot police clash with protesters in Paris; Mexico's new president is sworn in. (Image: Former US President George H W Bush in 2011. Credit: David Hume Kennerly/Getty Images)
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World Pays Tribute To George Bush Senior

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 9:11am
The former US President George H W Bush has died at the age of 94. He led America during a period of turbulent change in the world, including the fall of the Soviet Union and the first Iraq war. We'll be assessing his record at home and abroad and speaking to the US ambassador to London Woody Johnson. (Picture: Former US President George H W Bush points to his wife Barbara Bush during an event at the White House July 2013. Credit:Brendan Smialowkski/AFP/Getty Images)
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G20: Will Everyone be Smiling at the End?

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 5:15pm
World leaders posed for a photo at the G20 summit in Argentina, which began today, but huge differences loom on climate change, trade, and the killing of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Also in the programme: Ukraine has announced a ban on Russian men aged 16-60 entering the country; and we'll hear how Namibia has seen a 50% reduction in HIV infections in the past two years. (Photo: Leaders of the G20 pose for the official picture at the summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Credit: EPA)
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G20 Leaders Meet in Argentina

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 10:39am
The build-up to this year's G20 summit of the world's leading industrialised nations has been clouded by tensions over trade, climate change and the conflict in Ukraine. Also in the programme: seven men found guilty of the murder of an environmental activist in Honduras; The Australian kids skipping class to send a message about climate change. (Picture: People gathering in Buenos Aires amid G20 summit. Credit: Reuters)
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Trump's Ex-Lawyer Admits Lying to Congress Newshour

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 6:09pm
Michael Cohen has pleaded guilty to lying to Congress in relation to the Russia inquiry. We take a look at the repercussions it will have for President Trump. Also in the programme - why do people cheat in marathons? And we speak to Fidel Castro's niece, Mariela Castro, on human rights in Cuba and her family's legacy. (Photo: U.S. President Donald Trump"s former lawyer Michael Cohen exits Federal Court after entering a guilty plea. Credit: Reuters)
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Police Convicted in Philippines ‘War on Drugs’

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 10:08am
Three police officers have been found guilty of the extra-judicial murder of Kian Delos Santos, a teenager they said was a drug runner. President Duterte launched his “war on drugs” campaign in 2016 and since then police say 5000 dealers or users have been killed. We’ll hear from a local journalist and one of the country’s senators. Also in the programme: we’ll hear from an aid worker on the ground in Hudaydah, the Yemeni port that’s the lifeline for much of the population; and the story of the centuries-old Ninja oath discovered by researchers in Japan. (Picture: supporters of Kian Delos Santos attend a vigil at the police station where the police officers convicted of his killing were stationed. Credit: AFP)
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Yemen: US Senate to Vote on Whether to Continue Backing Saudi Coalition

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 5:36pm
The US Senate will vote this week on whether to continue backing the Saudi Coalition in Yemen, despite the Trump Administration arguing this will undermine peace efforts. Also; The Netherlands' state-run rail company has agreed to compensate Holocaust survivors and their relatives for transporting Jews to a Nazi transit camp. And; Norwegian Magnus Carlsen retains his title, winning the World Chess Championship in London today. (Photo: Saudi Coalition Forces in a helicopter over the Yemeni Desert Credit: Reuters)
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