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

North Korea Announces Fifth Nuclear Test

Many countries condemn North Korea for carrying out a fifth nuclear test. Migrants in Slovenia. Are schools that select on the basis of pupil ability good?

(Picture: TV screens show a North Korean newscaster reading a statement from the North"s Nuclear Weapons Institute. Credit: AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Is the UN too close to President Assad?

70 aid agencies suspend cooperation with the UN in Syria after accusations of working too closely with the authorities in Damascus; Nigeria's President Buhari declares a "Change Begins With Me" campaign to improve public morals and stamp out corruption; Star Trek celebrates its half century

Photo shows a UN vehicle in Damascus next to a poster of President Assad. Photo credit: Louai Beshara/AFP/Getty Images

What Does Russia Think of Trump?

Just what is Russia's view on the US presidential race and why does Putin favour Trump? Just how strong is so-called Islamic State? New research says there are four separate species of Giraffe.

Picture: a woman wears a shirt reading "Trump Putin "16" while waiting for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to speak at a campaign event at Plymouth State University in Plymouth, N.H. Credit: AP Photo/David Goldman)

Rio ushers in Paralympics Games

We look at Rio's troubled Paralympic Games as the opening ceremony is set to begin; Syria's government is accused of carrying out a chlorine gas attack on a rebel area; Protests after London 'superclub' Fabric is closed down

(Image: Brazilian judo athlete Rafaela Silva holds the Olympic torch during a ceremony with the Paralympic torch at the Christ the Redeemer statue ahead of the 2016 Rio Paralympic games. Credit: REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino)

Syria Transition Plan Unveiled

Plan for Syrian peace after alleged chlorine attack; Murders spike in Chicago; The science of how to live beyond your 100th birthday.

(Photo: A boy in Aleppo is treated for breathing difficulties after an alleged chlorine attack on the city by government forces. Credit: AFP/Getty)

Will A Syrian 'Safe Zone' Work?

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan reiterates his call for a 'safe zone' in northern Syria; Estonians on their fears of Putin's Russia; Russian band 'I am the Morning' on their new album about mental illness

(Image: Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan at last week's G20 summit in China. Photo: AP/Carolyn Kaster)