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Trump Threatens to "Destroy" North Korea

President Trump has urged the world community to confront those he called the wicked few. He told the UN that nations must stand up to North Korea, Iran and extreme Islamist groups such as IS.

Also in the programme: A former Burmese colonel gives his view of the situation in Myanmar; and the invention of robotic muscle.

(Photo: President Trump addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly. Credit: Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

19/09/2017 GMT

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

Trump Calls UN to Account

President Trump says the United Nations should be better value for money and have clearer objectives for its missions.

Also on the programme: Why South Africa is taking the international accountancy firm KPMG to court; and the British man who cycled the world in 79 days.

(Photo:US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley and President Trump. Credit: Kevin Lamarque/ Reuters)

President Trump's First Address to the United Nations

President Trump will press his case for reform of the United Nations when he makes his first address at its headquarters in New York. In December last year, Donald Trump tweeted that the UN was 'just a club for people' to 'have a good time' and soon after said it caused problems rather than solving them.

Also in the programme; how North Korea's nuclear ambitions are impacting on Japan's commitment to its pacifist constitution and; Nobel prize-winning writer Orhan Pamuk, on myths, identity and the complex struggle for meaning, at the heart of modern day Turkey.

Photo: US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley smiles while US President Donald Trump speaks before a working lunch with UN Security Council member nations, April 2017. Credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images.

Palestinian Rival Factions Fatah and Hamas Agree to Talks

In the Palestinian territories, Hamas - the faction that's ruled the Gaza Strip for the past decade - says it is willing to dissolve the body that oversees the territory and to allow a unity government to sit ahead of new elections. We get reaction from an Israeli MP and a senior Hamas official.

Also in the programme - 60% of the Rohingya refugees crossing from Myanmar into Bangladesh are children.

We also look ahead to this year's Emmy Awards in the American city of Los Angeles.

(Photo: Palestinian sisters whose sons were supporters of the opposite sides - Fatah and Hamas, reconcile in Gaza City. Credit: SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images)

Hope for Unity in Palestinian Territories

Hamas, who govern the Gaza strip, have agreed to steps towards ending a long feud with their rivals Fatah who govern the West Bank.

Also in the programme: talking about dementia to children and embedded with Russian troops in Syria.

(Picture: A Palestinian man and his daughter walk past a graffiti reading in Arabic "Division" in Gaza City, on September 17, 2017. credit: AFP/Getty)