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The Lebanese president has asked Saudi Arabia to clarify the situation of Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who announced his resignation in Riyadh. Michel Aoun has not accepted the shock resignation of a week ago, suggesting words attributed to Mr Hariri should be treated with caution.
Also in the programme; another major pro-independence demonstration in the Catalan capital Barcelona; and the music of the legendary jazz musician Theolonius Monk celebrated on his centenary.
Picture: A poster in Beirut depicting Saad al-Hariri and the slogan 'we are with you'. Credit: Reuters/Mohamed Azakir
In Vietnam, eleven countries, minus the USA, agree progress on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.
Also in the programme: refugees on Manus island and what next for Lebanon?
(Photo: Trade ministers and delegates from the remaining members of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) attend the TPP Ministerial Meeting ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders summit in the central Vietnamese city of Danang,. Credit: AFP)
The head of the powerful Lebanese movement also accused Saudi Arabia of detaining the Lebanese Prime Minister.
Also in the programme: Colombia’s president wins environmental prize; and reports that a former Trump aide is under investigation for plotting to seize the Turkish cleric Fethullah Gülen from his home in the US and hand him to the Turkish authorities.
Picture: Hassan Nasrallah. Credit: Getty Images.
As the Lebanese President calls for the return of the Prime Minister who unexpectedly resigned while in Saudi Arabia, we examine what's behind the political turmoil.
Also on the programme: President Trump makes the case for a less globalised world at the APEC Summit in Vietnam; and why is the pay gap widening for young British women?
(Photo: Former Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri in 2015. Credit: Getty)
As Saudi and Kuwaiti nationals are ordered to leave Lebanon, we examine the country's place among current conflicts in the Middle East; also, a former US ambassador to Beijing on President Trump's trip to China; and the island traded for Manhattan
(Photo:aerial view of Beirut, Lebanon in 2013. Credit: Getty)
US president Donald Trump praised China's president Xi Jinping, while trade deals were announced and there were attempts to make progress on tensions with North Korea.
Also in the programme: More on a blockade in Yemen and could wounds heal more quickly if you get them during the day?
(Photo: U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping. Credit: Getty Images)