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Netanyahu Warns of Danger Early Election

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 9:14am
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned that early elections will be a disaster for Israel. Mr Netanyahu made the remark at a cabinet meeting, as key coalition allies threaten to pull their support. Also in the programme -- how Brexit has raised concerns about the future of Northern Ireland's peace agreement, and who ordered the killing of Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi? President Trump has rejected reports of a CIA assessment that it must have been Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman. (Photo: Benjamin Netanyahu. Credit: Getty Images)
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Trump Visits California After Deadly Fires

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 5:20pm
President Trump's visit comes as the number of people missing tops 1,000, making the wildfires the most destructive in the state's history. Hear how firefighters are responding after he initially blamed state-level land management for the blazes. Also in the programme: protesters take to the streets of France over rising fuel costs; and is social media undercutting the effectiveness of clinical trials? Picture: Dogs being used to search for human remains in California. Credit: AFP.
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CIA blames Mohammed bin Salman for Khashoggi's death

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 9:26am
US media is reporting that the CIA believes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Also in the programme; thousands of drivers have closed roads in France in a protest against high-fuel prices. And social media can help some families dealing with terminal illness connect to communities and find information, but it can help ruin clinical trials? (Photo: A man holds a picture of Jamal Khashoggi during a demonstration in front of the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul. Credit: EPA/Erdem Sahin)
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Over 600 Missing in California Wildfire

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 5:20pm
Family members and survivors of the deadliest wildfires in California history sought news today of 630 missing people. Over 60 people have been confirmed dead. Also in the programme: a genocide verdict in Cambodia and groundbreaking new treatment for deadly sleeping sickness. (Picture: A fire-damaged Pacific Coast sign remains standing along the Pacific Coast Highway amid the blackened and charred hills from the Woolsey Fire. Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Khmer Rouge Leaders Found Guilty of Cambodia Genocide

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 10:24am
In the first genocide ruling against any member of Cambodia's brutal Khmer Rouge regime, two leaders have been found guilty. Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan were on trial at the UN-backed tribunal in Phnom Penh on charges of exterminating Cham Muslims and ethnic Vietnamese. Also on the programme: A Turkish official tells us that justice for the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is unlikely as funeral prayers are held for him around the world; details of a scathing report into poverty in Britain; and a new way to measure a kilogramme. (Photo: Former Khmer Rouge Deputy Secretary of the Communist Party of Kampuchea Nuon Chea (L) and former Khmer Rouge Head of State Khieu Samphan (R) in the courtroom at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC). Credit: ECCC handout photo)
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Can Theresa May Cling Onto Power?

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 5:37pm
UK Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a major revolt in her party over the terms of the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement. Two cabinet ministers have resigned in protest, while some conservative members have submitted letters of no confidence in her leadership. Also in the programme - Saudi Arabia presents its latest version of how journalist Jamal Khashoggi met his death, and why votes in Florida are still being recounted, a week after the mid-term elections. (Photo: Prime Minister Theresa May gives a press conference. Credit: Getty Images)
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UK Prime Minister Battling to Save Brexit Deal

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 10:38am
UK Prime Minister Theresa May is facing questions from a hostile parliament over a draft agreement for leaving the European Union. Meanwhile several ministers including chief Brexit negotiator Dominic Raab have resigned over the deal. Also in the programme: An operation to repatriate Rohingya refugees to Myanmar stalls; What is Thailand's "fake news" law being used for? (Photo: European Council President Donald Tusk holds the 'draft agreement of the withdrawal of the UK from the EU. Credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)
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Brexit: UK Ministers Back Draft Agreement

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 5:10pm
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has secured the backing of her ministers for a draft Brexit withdrawal agreement. We take a look at what her party and the EU make of the proposed deal. Also in the programme - the UN Security Council lifts sanctions on Eritrea, and why a "Chop Suey" painting has sold for 92 million dollars. (Photo: UK Prime Minister Theresa May. Credit: Reuters)
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UK Prime Minister in Key Brexit Meeting

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 10:35am
UK Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking the backing of government ministers for a draft agreement on exiting the European Union. Also in the programme: Israel's defence minister resigns following Gaza clashes; and can genetic engineering be used to combat malaria? (Picture: Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May. Credit: REUTERS/Henry Nicholls)
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Gaza Israel Violence

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 5:09pm
Hamas says it's agreed to a ceasefire in its hostilities with Israel. Israel says it reserves the right to strike inside Gaza. But how to stop the violence for good? We'll hear from a former senior member of the Obama White House. Also in the programme: Fighting fake news in the Philippines; a breakthrough in Brexit talk; and have peace talks on Libya made progress? (Photo: Buildings in the southern Israeli town of Ashkelon were hit by rockets fired from Gaza. Credit: AFP)
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Deadly Fire Traded Between Israel and Gaza

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:13am
The worst escalation between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza since the 2014 war is threatening to descend into a full-blown conflict. More than 400 rockets have been fired into Israel, while Israeli aircraft have hit 150 militant targets in response. Also in the programme - why Italy hopes to bring together warring sides in Libya, and what Einstein made of antisemitism in the 1920s. (Photo: Smoke blows up after Israeli fighter jets carried out airstrike to positions in Gaza City. Credit: Getty Images)
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Violence Between Israel and Gaza Escalates

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 5:19pm
Tensions have increased after a failed Israeli undercover operation. A mother of two young children tells us what it’s like living through the violence in the Gaza strip. Also: the long awaited trial of notorious drug lord "El Chapo" begins on Tuesday, and tributes are paid to Marvel comics creator, Stan Lee, who died aged 95. (photo: Smoke rises after Israeli air strike in Gaza City, 12 November 2018 Credit: EPA/Mohammed Saber)
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Gaza: Eight Killed in Covert Israeli Operation

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:17am
A covert Israeli operation in the Gaza strip has killed seven Palestinians - including one Hamas military commander - and one Israeli soldier. The unrest threatens to upend a fragile and unofficial ceasefire between Israel and Hamas since March. Also in the programme - California's firefighters tackle one of the deadliest wildfires in the state's history, and how a five-minute scan could spot dementia before it strikes. (Image: Relatives of one of the seven Palestinians killed during an Israeli special forces operation in the Gaza Strip, mourn during his funeral. Credit: Getty Images)
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European Leaders Warn Against Nationalism on Armistice Day

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 5:13pm
As leaders laid wreaths in memory of the fallen, the world remembers the great sacrifices of the great war and President Macron warns the world not to rest on its laurels. Also on the programme: the recount cloud hanging over America's sunshine state; and Poland celebrates a century of independence. (Photo: Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russia's President Vladimir Putin attend the Paris Peace Forum. Credit: Mikhail Metze/Getty Images)
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World Remembers Armistice Day

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 9:42am
World leaders have gathered to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice. The impact of the First World War was felt for decades and it helped to shape today's world. Margaret MacMillan is a Canadian historian and professor at the University of Oxford. She told us what the Armistice means to people across the world. Photo: French President Emmanuel Macron speaks at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Paris. Credit: Reuters
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Macron and Merkel Mark World War One Anniversary

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 5:10pm
French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have been marking the centenary of the end of WW1 at the spot where the armistice was signed, in a railway carriage in Compiegne, northeast France. Also on the programme: Devastating wildfires rip through the US state of California - President Trump blames forest mismanagement; and we speak to the Australian nun forced by President Duterte to leave the Philippines. (Photo: French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel inside the train carriage where the WW2 armistice was signed. Credit: Getty)
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World Leaders Remember WW1 in France

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 9:23am
French President Emmanuel Macron has been meeting President Donald Trump for talks ahead of ceremonies to mark 100 years since the end of World War I. They played down a row over defence spending, sparked by a tweet from Mr Trump. Also in the programme: Devastating wildfires in California. Our correspondent reaches the town of Paradise. And the United Nations makes a new plea to the warring parties in Yemen to end the fighting in the city of Hodeidah. Photo: US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron meet in Paris Credit: Christophe Petit Tesson/Pool via REUTERS
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Trump Bans Asylum For Illegal Immigrants

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 6:01pm
Also in the programme: the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, a pogrom against Jews in Nazi Germany which left dozens dead and saw tens of thousands arrested. And Scotland leads the world in becoming first to enshrine the teaching of LGBTI rights in the school curriculum. (Photo: Migrants from Central American countries - mostly Hondurans - heading in a caravan to the US, arrive to a temporary shelter in a sports centre, in Mexico City where they expect to ask for documents to be able to transit Mexican territory. Credit: Alfredo Estrella/AFP)
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Angela Merkel: Anti-Semitism Still Rife In Germany

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 10:26am
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says anti-Semitism is still rife in Germany, 80 years after the Nazi Kristallnacht attack on Germany's Jews. Also in the programme: One person has been killed in what police are treating as a terrorist attack in the Australian city of Melbourne; and why a Harvard astro-physicist thinks aliens may have visited the solar system. (Picture: German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a synagogue in Berlin. Credit: Reuters)
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Battle for Yemen City Intensifies

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 5:17pm
Fighting for the Yemen city of Hodeidah intensifies between Houthi rebels holding the vital port, and a Saudi-led coalition trying to take it on behalf of the internationally recognised government of Yemen, as the UN World Food Programme says it is doubling aid to prevent mass starvation. Also in the programme: Iraq has filled five cabinet posts - not from among established politicians - but from among thousands of online applicants. And Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian woman, acquitted on blasphemy charges by the country's Supreme Court, but whose whereabouts remain unknown. (Photo: Yemeni pro-government forces gather in a highway as they advance towards central Hodeidah, while they continue to battle for the control of the city controlled by Houthi rebels. Credit: Nabil Hassan/AFP)
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