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Democrats to press Trump over 'obstruction'

4/19/2019
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President Trump has said the Mueller report into Russian interfence in the twenty sixteen US presidential election contains totally untrue, fabricated statements. In a tweet, Mr Trump used colourful language to describe some contents of the document, which he said had been written by eighteen "angry Democrat Trump haters". Also in the programme, ahead of the final debate before Sunday's presidential election run-off in Ukraine - why the front runner seems to have done well by holding his...

Duration:00:48:29

Mueller report published

4/18/2019
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US election has been published today. Also in the programme: The fundraising boost to help restore three Black churches in Louisiana that were targeted by an alleged racist arsonist; and a special report from Sudan, as protestors in their hundreds of thousands demand the regime be dismantled. (Picture: Cameramen film pages of special counsel Robert Mueller's report in the US House Judiciary...

Duration:00:48:37

North Korea tests new weapon

4/18/2019
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North Korea says it has tested a new tactical guided weapon. Observers suggest that it was probably a short-range weapon. The news comes on the same day a senior foreign ministry official has demanded the removal of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from nuclear talks. We hear from a senior North Korean defector. Also in the programme: US Attorney General William Barr gives a news conference ahead of the release of the Mueller report into Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential...

Duration:00:49:24

Omar al-Bashir moved to prison

4/17/2019
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Sudan's former President Omar al-Bashir has been moved to Kobar maximum security prison, less than a week after he was deposed in a military coup. Also in the programme: Peru's former President Alan Garcia kills himself ahead of arrest over Odebrecht bribery scandal. And President Trump has vetoed a bipartisan bill passed by the US Congress that would have ended American support for Saudi-led military operations in Yemen. (Photo: Sudan's former President Omar al-Bashir. Credit: Ashraf...

Duration:00:48:45

Saudi women activists' hearing delayed

4/17/2019
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A court in Saudi Arabia has postponed a hearing in the trial of several of the country's most prominent women's rights activists. Horrific details have emerged of their alleged mistreatment at the hands of the Saudi authorities. We hear from Walid al-Hathloul, the brother of one of the best-known activists, Loujain al-Hathloul, who says his sister was so traumatised by what had happened to her that she wanted to remain in jail, afraid of how her reputation had been unfairly smeared in her...

Duration:00:46:24

Macron vows to rebuild Notre-Dame in five years

4/16/2019
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President Macron of France has vowed to rebuild the Cathedral of Notre-Dame within five years. Ray Pepi, the President of Building Conservation Associates in the US, tells Newshour why thinks this is an “aggressive schedule”. Also in the programme: Memories of Khartoum; and protecting whistleblowers at work. (Picture: The altar surrounded by charred debris inside the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on 16th April 2019. Credit Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images)

Duration:00:48:29

Millions pledged to rebuild Notre-Dame

4/16/2019
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Prominent French businessmen have pledged hundreds of millions of Euros for rebuilding the Notre Dame cathedral which was devastated by a fire that the Paris prosecutor says was an accident, not arson. Also on the programme: the culture of misogyny in Italy in focus once again - the woman at the centre of a rape case that's divided the nation speaks out - to the BBC; and two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar, have been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for their reporting on the ethnic...

Duration:00:48:32

Fire at Notre Dame cathedral

4/15/2019
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The iconic spire at the top of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has collapsed after a major fire broke out. Flames engulfed the roof of the 850-year-old Gothic cathedral and spread rapidly across the building. Also on the programme: The International Committee of the Red Cross has made an appeal to find three employees who were abducted in Syria more than five years ago. And the island of Madagascar is facing its biggest-ever outbreak of measles. (Image: Flames and smoke are seen billowing from...

Duration:00:48:42

UN envoy to Libya warns against foreign intervention

4/15/2019
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Newshour's Lyse Doucet has been speaking to the UN envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salamé, who warns against direct foreign intervention in the worsening conflict. We also hear from a French foreign ministry spokeswoman on France's position within the security council. Also on the programme: thousands of Sudanese protesters in Khartoum have foiled an attempt by troops to clear them from outside army headquarters; and Japan begins removal of nuclear fuel from damaged reactor. (President Emmanuel...

Duration:00:48:22

Tiger Woods wins Masters golf tournament

4/14/2019
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American golfer Tiger Woods has won a fifth Masters title - 11 years after he last won a major tournament. The sporting legend made a surprise comeback to the game after years of struggling with back pain. Also on the programme: The president of Seychelles has plunged a 120 metres below sea level to try to save the world's oceans and we follow the latest US presidential hopeful to throw their hat into the ring. (Image: Tiger Woods celebrates after sinking his putt on the 18th green to win...

Duration:00:49:25

Sudan: Military holds talks with protesters

4/14/2019
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The military officers who've taken power in Sudan are holding another meeting with civilian groups to discuss the country's future. We hear from an activist in Sudan. Also: On the fifth anniversary of the Chibok girls' abduction, Nigeria's President says he won't rest until those still missing are found. But campaigners believe not enough is being done to find the remaining girls. And after a Florida man is killed by a cassowary he was feeding - we hear why this dangerous bird is best left...

Duration:00:46:14

New Sudan leader promises civilian-led government

4/13/2019
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Representatives of protesters in Sudan have met military leaders in the capital Khartoum. The country's new leader Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan has promised that Sudan will soon be led by a civilian government after the ousting of Omar al-Bashir. Also in the programme: We mark the centenary of the Amritsar massacre when British troops killed hundreds of unarmed civilians. And the world’s largest aircraft has made its maiden flight in California. Image: Sudanese protesters chant slogans...

Duration:00:48:34

Sudan: protesters demand civilian rule

4/13/2019
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Leaders of the protests in the Sudanese capital Khartoum have called on supporters to stay in the streets two days after the military coup. Also in the programme: New research pinpoints where William Shakespeare once lived in London, and doctors have used a new type of medicine called 'gene silencing' to reverse a disease that leaves people in crippling pain. Image: A Sudanese man carrying a child on his back flashes the victory gesture while marching with others during a rally demanding a...

Duration:00:48:50

Sudan Coup Leader Steps Down

4/12/2019
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The head of Sudan's transitional military council has announced he's stepping down a day after overthrowing the president Omar al Bashir. Also on the programme: we hear from a senior adviser to the South Korean president who says the US should ease sanctions against the North; and Algerian police have clashed with anti government protesters in the capital Algiers - we have a report from there. (Photo: Defence Minister Awad Ibn Auf. Credit: AFP)

Duration:00:48:34

Sudan coup: military reaches out to protesters

4/12/2019
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Sudan's transitional military leaders say they're ready to start talking to protesters demanding a return to civilian rule. A senior member of the transitional council said the next government would be a civilian one but it would not tolerate chaos. Also in the programme: More than a hundred retired officers from India's armed forces have urged the president to stop political leaders taking credit for military operations to win votes; and we hear from a protester who has taken to the streets...

Duration:00:48:48

Sudan Military Coup Topples Bashir

4/11/2019
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The African Union has condemned the military takeover in Sudan following the arrest of the President Omar al Bashir. In a statement, the Chairperson of the AU Commission (Moussa Faki Mahamat) said it was not an appropriate response to the challenges facing Sudan and the aspirations of its people. Also in the programme: Wikileaks co-founder, Julian Assange, arrested in London; and the International Committee of the Red Cross has suspended its operations in Afghanistan following a statement...

Duration:00:49:54

11/04/2019 GMT

4/11/2019
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Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

Duration:00:50:09

10/04/2019 GMT

4/10/2019
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Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

Duration:00:48:26

Israel: PM Netanyahu set for record fifth term

4/10/2019
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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is likely to secure a record fifth term in office. The almost complete results from the country's election suggest there will be a new right-wing coalition. Also in the programme: Residents are returning to a Japanese town that was affected by the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster in 2011. And we hear about the first picture of a giant black hole at the centre of a distant galaxy. (Photo: Prime Minster of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu greets supporters...

Duration:00:48:36

Israeli Election - Polls Close

4/9/2019
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Two exit polls in Israel suggest that the Blue and White alliance, led by the former military chief Benny Gantz, is in the lead. They show the Likud party - led by the Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu - in second place. Also in the programme: what next for the US Dept. for Homeland Security after President Trump's apparent purge of top staff? And the latest on protests in Sudan. (Photo: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with his wife Sara voting during Israel's parliamentary...

Duration:00:48:32