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A global education conference being held in Senegal has been told that $2bn will be needed annually to tackle global illiteracy. We hear from teachers.
Also in the programme: a former FBI agent tell us that Republican plans to release a memo critical of the agency runs the risk of reducing trust in it; and nuclear physicist and Fidel Castro's eldest son has died.
(Photo: Children at school. Credit: Getty Images)
The International Olympic Committee has warned that the overturning of lifetime bans on a number of Russian athletes could endanger efforts to combat doping. We hear from the head of the World Anti-Doping Agency, Sir Craig Reedie.
Also in the programme: A rare insight into life in Xinjang, China's Muslim-majority and heavily policed province. And the amateur astronomer who found some lost property - belonging to the US Space Agency.
Picture: Winner Elena Nikitina of Russia after winning the second run of the women's skeleton in December 2017. Credit: Getty Images
Russian athletes could compete at the Winter Olympics in South Korea after lifetime bans handed to them by the IOC were overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Also in the programme: UN special rapporteur to Myanmar says reports of mass graves in Rakhine state "bear the hallmarks of genocide"; and efforts to reform mental health care in Croatia.
(Picture: Russian athlete Alexander Tretiakov won gold at the Sochi Winter Olympics but was later banned by the IOC. Credit: Getty Images)
Taliban fighters, whom US-led forces spent billions of dollars trying to defeat, are now openly active in 70% of Afghanistan, a BBC study has found.
Also in the programme: A prominent human rights activist is set to be released on bail in Turkey; and 'grid girls' will no longer be used by Formula 1.
Picture: Afghan Taliban fighters in November 2015. Credit: Getty Images
President Donald Trump said during his State of the Union Address he is "extending an open hand" to Democrats to work together. Congressman Joseph Kennedy III delivered the Democratic rebuttal depicting the Trump presidency as "chaos" while claiming "many have spent the past year anxious, angry, afraid."
Also in the programme; a BBC study finds that the Taliban are now openly active in 70% of Afghanistan and in full control of 14 districts and; new research shows that killer whales can 'speak human'.
Picture: US President Donald J. Trump delivers his State of the Union to Congress. Credit: EPA/Win McNamee/Pool
Separatists in war-ravaged Yemen have taken almost full control of the southern city of Aden. The rebels are demanding that President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi sack his cabinet.
Also in the programme: Wisconsin Trump voters and orchestra noise
Picture: Fighters from the separatist Southern Transitional Council after they took control of a pro-government checkpoint in Khormaksar, north of Aden, on January 30, 2018. Credit: AFP/Getty Images