BBC Newshour

BBC's most experienced correspondents bring you compelling interviews on every subject. From devastating natural disasters to inspiring triumphs of the human spirit, BBC Newshour has the world covered.

Recent Episodes

The "Beautiful, Untold Story" of Saudi Arabia

Human rights or business in Saudi Arabia? 50 years after the first American astronaut walked in space, two more are out there; the audio trickery behind wildlife films.

(Photo Credit: Reuters)

US Budget Deal

A deal between Congress and the White House on the budget averts a government shutdown; the Syrian family stuck in no man's land at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport; and former Fed Chief, Ben Bernanke, speaks to Newshour.

(Photo Credit: Associated Press)

US Sails "Too Near" Disputed China Islands

China says the US warship which sailed close to islands constructed by Beijing in the South China Sea was "provocative"; the Syrian family refused asylum in Russia now stuck for 40 days in a Moscow airport; and has the British House of Lords voted for their own demise?

(Photo Credit: AFP)

Earthquake Latest

Pakistan and Afghanistan quake; Nawal El Saadawi; Halloween pumpkin or Halloween turnip?

(Photo: Earthquake damage in Ghazni, south-west of Kabul. Credit: BBC Afghan)

Deadly Earthquake Hits Afghanistan and Pakistan

Many killed in what Afghan authorities say is the strongest quake in the region in decades; WHO links red/ processed meat with cancer; Gin makes a comeback

(Photo credit: Anas Mallick, who is in Karimabad, less than 200 km from the Afghan border)