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Recent Episodes

Yemen's Cholera Epidemic Worsens

Oxfam says the current outbreak is the largest of its type recorded in a single country in a single year in modern times. More than 360,000 are thought to have been infected.

Also: concerns over film censorship in India; and why cows with HIV could unlock the secrets to a vaccine for humans.

(Photo: A Yemeni child suspected of being infected with cholera at a makeshift hospital on July 16, 2017. Credit: AFP PHOTO / Getty Images)

Nine Tips to Reduce Dementia Risk

A new study concludes that one-third of dementia cases could be prevented if more people looked after their brain health throughout life.

Also, reports the CIA will end a programme to train and equip Syrian rebel groups; and Germany warns citizens of the risks of travelling to Turkey.

(Photo: A close up of an elderly man's hands)

Berlin-Ankara Rift Deepens

In a deepening rift, Turkey has told Germany that their relations cannot be based on blackmail and threats. The Turkish foreign ministry accused the German foreign minister, Sigmar Gabriel, of having a one-sided and distorted approach to their relations. Mr Gabriel earlier announced measures against Turkey in an escalating row over recent arrests of German nationals by the Turkish authorities.

And later in the programme: OJ Simpson - the disgraced former American footballer and actor - gets parole. And an assessment of US President Donald Trump's first six months in office.

(Photo: Visitors at a Turkish stand at the International Tourism Trade Fair in Berlin. Credit: STEFFI LOOS/AFP/Getty Images)

9 Tips To Reduce Dementia Risk

A new study concludes that one-third of dementia cases could be prevented if more people looked after their brain health throughout life.

Also: reports the CIA will end a programme to train and equip Syrian rebel groups; and Germany warns citizens of the risks of travelling to Turkey.

Picture: A close up of an elderly man's hands. Credit: BBC

EU Threatens Poland With Sanctions

Poland's conservative government plans to bring the selection of senior judges under government control, but the European commission says that breeches EU law on the need for an independent judiciary. It is now threatening sanctions against Poland if it presses ahead with reforms, including the possibility of revoking Poland's voting rights on EU matters. The BBC's Kevin Connolly in Brussels tells us all about the row.

And also in the programme: We hear from Italy where 93,000 people have arrived in the country illegally this year alone. And why a performance by the band Radiohead in the Israeli capital Tel Aviv has become controversial.

(Photo: Statue of the goddess of Justice balancing the scales. Credit: DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Thai Army General Guilty Of Human Trafficking

A former general in the Thai Army, Manas Kongpan, was the highest ranking official to be found guilty in the country's largest human trafficking trial. More than one hundred defendants were accused of trafficking Bangladeshi nationals and Rohingya Muslims. More than forty have been found guilty of kidnapping, murder and rape.

Also on the programme the head of France's armed forces has resigned over President Macron's cuts to the defence budget. And just how did Despacito, a song released only six months ago by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, become the most streamed tune of all time?

(Picture: General Manas Kongpan arriving at the criminal court in Bangkok in 2015. Credit: Reuters/Athit Perawongmetha)