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Bannon Rallies European Populists

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 5:10pm
Steve Bannon addresses the French National Front conference and tells them that anti-establishment movements are on the rise. Also in the programme: What support can you expect if you're a Russian agent who comes to the West in a spy swap? And could record and CD shops be making a comeback? (Photo: Former US President advisor Steve Bannon shakes hands with France's far-right party Front National president Marine Le Pen after giving a speech during the Front National party annual congress, on 10 March 2018 at the Grand Palais in Lille, northern France. Credit: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images)
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US in trade talks with Japan and EU

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 9:30am
US trade representative, Robert Lighthizer, is holding talks in Brussels with European Union and Japanese representatives, who are looking for exemptions from upcoming punitive US trade tariffs on aluminium and steel. Also in the programme: an update from a Syrian government offensive in Eastern Ghouta and we hear a from a skier with impaired vision. (Picture: US trade representative Robert Lighthizer (L) and Japan's Economy Minister Hiroshige Seko at the European Commission. Credit: STEPHANIE LECOCQ/AFP/Getty Images)
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Trump-Kim Talks: What to Expect

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 5:45pm
A former US diplomat who was involved in previous negotiations with North Korea says the talks will be a real challenge. Also: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees welcomes partial evacuation of fighters from the rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta and; why fake news travels faster than the truth (Picture: People watch a television news report showing pictures of US President Donald Trump (L) and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at a railway station in Seoul on March 9, 2018. Credit: JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)
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Trump Accepts 'Milestone' Meeting with Kim

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 10:26am
South Korea's envoys tell the US president that the North's Kim Jong-un is "committed to denuclearise". The two leaders are set to meet in May in an extraordinary overture after months of mutual hostility. Also in the programme; Kenya's president and his bitter rival hold shared public conference and vow to "resolve their differences" and; will an Australian town ban alcohol for five years to quell booze related violence? Image: North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un during the 5th Conference of the Workers' Party of Korea Cell Chairpersons and US President Donald Trump speaking to the press in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images
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08/03/2018 GMT

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 5:14pm
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.
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'Brazen and Reckless' Spy Nerve Gas Attack

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 10:15am
The attempted murder of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, using a nerve agent was a "brazen and reckless attack", says British Home Secretary Amber Rudd. Both Mr Skripal and his daughter are still critically ill after being found collapsed on a bench in a UK city centre on Sunday. Also in the programme; the Hungarian government cracks down on non-governmental groups which help migrants and refugees and; on International Women's Day a West African musical icon tells us she believes the work to change attitudes has to begin at home. Image: Police officers search the home of Sergei Skripal in Salisbury. Credit: Matt Cardy/Getty Images
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UK Premier Defends Relations With Saudi Arabia

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 5:25pm
The UK prime minister, Theresa May, has defended her government's relations with Saudi Arabia, at the start of a visit by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The opposition leader, Jeremy Corbyn, had accused her government of colluding in war crimes in Yemen by backing Saudi Arabia's campaign there against Houthi rebels. Also in the programme: British police say former Russian spy and daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent; China advises singles to marry someone "more or less okay". Picture: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meets with British Prime Minister Theresa May on the steps of 10 Downing Street. Credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
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Saudi Crown Prince in Controversial UK Visit

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 11:29am
Mohammed bin Salman starts a three-day visit to the UK amid protests planned against his country's role in the war in Yemen. Also: EU proposes trade retaliation; Italy's first black senator says his party is not anti-immigrant (Picture: Saudi Crown prince meeting the Queen Credit: PA)
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North Korea "Willing To Discuss Disarming"

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 5:34pm
President Trump has given a cautious reaction to South Korea's announcement that the North is prepared to discuss denuclearisation - saying it could be a false hope. We hear from Christopher Hill, former US ambassador to South Korea and head of the US delegation to the Six Party Talks on the North Korean nuclear issue. Also in the programme: We will have the latest on the mysterious critical illness that's befallen a Russian double agent in England, and his daughter, and what it might mean for relations between London and Moscow; And the Saudi Foreign Minister on the chaos in the Gulf. (Picture: Kim Jong-un greets a member of the special delegation of South Korea's President at a dinner on Monday 5th of March. Image was released by North Korea's leader. Credit: Reuters)
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Kim Jong-un to Meet South Korean Leader

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 10:06am
The leaders of North and South Korea have agreed to meet on the border next month, in the first such summit in over a decade. South Korea says the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, has suggested he would be willing to discuss getting rid of nuclear weapons if the country's security could be guaranteed. Also in the programme: The mystery surrounding the sudden illness of a former Russian double agent in the UK; and the perspective of an American woman living in Syria's Eastern Ghouta. (Image: North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un shaking hands with the head of the South Korean delegation, Chung Eui-yong, on a recent visit to Pyongyang. Credit: AFP PHOTO/KCNA VIA KNS)
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Former Russian Spy Falls Mysteriously Ill in UK

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 5:29pm
A Russian man who was convicted of spying for Britain is critically ill in hospital after being exposed to an unknown substance. Police were called to a shopping centre in Salisbury, in southern England, when the man and another woman - who is also in a critical condition - became unwell. Also: cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins criticised in parliamentary report; European reaction to the Italian election. (Photo: The main entrance of Salisbury District Hospital. Credit: Tim Ockenden/PA Wire)
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Italy: Election Gains For Anti-Establishment Parties

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 10:35am
The leaders of two anti-establishment parties in Italy have set out separate claims to lead the country. The Five Star Movement and a right-wing grouping including the anti-immigrant League both made strong gains in elections on Sunday, but neither bloc has an outright majority. Also in the programme: Zimbabwe's tourism minister talks to Newshour about the legacy of Robert Mugabe; and who is the Syrian general at the forefront of the government's assault on the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta? (Image: League party leader Matteo Salvini. Credit: Piero Cruciatti/AFP/Getty Images)
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German SPD Backs Coalition Deal

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 9:16am
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to form her fourth government after the opposition Social Democrats vote in favour of joining another grand coalition with her Christian Democrats. Also in the programme: Italians vote in general elections; And legendary runner Sir Roger Bannister has died Picture: German Chancellor, Angela Merkel Credit: Getty Images
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New Video Technology Comes to Football

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 5:31pm
Video assistant referees are set to be used at this year's World Cup in Russia after football's lawmakers voted to approve the technology. Also; Nepal is launching the country's first hiking trail for disabled trekkers and Muppet legend, Frank Oz talks about his new documentary. (Photo: Video assistant referee technology being tested. Credit: Reuters)
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UN Withdraws Staff in North Nigeria

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 9:09am
The United Nations has been giving more details about why it has suspended humanitarian operations in the Nigerian town of Rann, following an attack on Thursday blamed on the Islamist group Boko Haram. We hear from a UN spokeswoman in Nigeria. Also in the programme: The latest episode in our series about the assassination of the former Pakistani Prime Minister, Benazir Bhutto; And we hear from the transgender actress from Chile, hailed as a ground-breaker at the Oscars. (Picture: UN staff assist with the relocation of aid workers after an attack in the town of Rann, at Maiduguri Airport. Credit: Reuters)
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Trudeau Calls Trump's Tariffs "Unacceptable"

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 5:31pm
Also in the programme: A hitherto undiscovered 1.5 million penguins found in Antarctica; and Britain's Prime Minister lays out her vision of a future economic partnership with the European Union after Brexit. (Photo: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)
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Trump Tariffs Spark Trade War Fears

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 10:17am
Key trading partners of the United States say they'll be forced to respond in kind, if President Trump follows through on his promise to introduce tariffs on steel and aluminium imports. Hear reaction from China, the EU and Turkey. Also in the programme: British Prime Minister Theresa May outlines her key aims for Brexit; and scientists conclude there are five types of diabetes, not just two. (Photo: A steel industry worker. Credit: Getty Images)
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US 'Not Surprised' by Putin's Weapons Announcement

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 5:16pm
The Pentagon has said it is not surprised by President Putin's claims that Russia was creating a new generation of nuclear weapons capable of evading missile defence systems. The weapons Mr Putin boasted of in his annual state of the nation address included a cruise missile that he said could "reach anywhere in the world". Also on the programme: What it means to be a black person in China; and how will land re-distribution work in South Africa? Picture: Russian President Vladimir Putin stands on the stage while addressing the Federal Assembly. Credit: Mikhail Klimentyev/AFP/Getty Images
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Putin Reveals 'Invincible' Nuclear Weapons

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 11:16am
President Putin has said Russia is developing a new range of nuclear weapons, including a hypersonic missile, that can reach anywhere in the world and evade American defences. Could we be embarking on a new arms race? Also in the programme: 'Oldest tattoo' found on 5,000-year-old Egyptian mummies; and we have a special report on the battle for the Yemeni capital, Sana'a. (Photo: President Putin. Credit: AFP)
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Taliban offer: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani seeks talks

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 5:36pm
The Afghan President, Ashraf Ghani, has offered unconditional peace talks with the Taliban and the possibility of recognising them as a legitimate political group. Also in the programme: the International Olympic Committee readmits Russia after the state-sponsored doping scandal and; the EU presents its most detailed plan for Brexit. Picture:Afghan President Ashraf Ghani gestures as he addresses a press conference. Credit: Getty Images
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