BBC Newshour

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Recent Episodes

Mounting tensions on Korean peninsula

South Korea is reported to have plans to 'annihilate Pyongyang' at the first hint of a nuclear attack; what it's like being Dolly Parton's sister; 9/11 flag mystery.

(Picture: South Korean soldiers during an equipment demonstration Credit: Getty Images)

US-Russia Deal On Syria

Syria ceasefire agreement; Uganda opposition leader; portraits of Afghans.

Photograph shows US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook Backs Down On Vietnam Photo

Facebook reverses policy to censor famous Vietnam photo; US Congressmen back legislation to allow 9/11 victims' families to sue the Saudi Arabian government; UN Human Rights Chief on political populism.

(Photo: Kim Phuc and other South Vietnamese children after an aerial napalm attack in 1972. Credit: AP/Nick Ut)

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