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North Korea Claims Missile Can Reach Anywhere

North Korea claims to have conducted its first successful test of a long-range missile that it says can "reach anywhere in the world" but the US and Russia said the missile had a medium range and presented no threat to either country.

Also on the programme: US-backed Syrian forces breach the wall in Raqqa in battle against IS; and can gene-testing can help fight cancer?

(Picture: North Korean state TV released photos of the purported ICBM test launch. Credit: Reuters)

How to Halt North Korea's Missile Programme?

Donald Trump tweeted before becoming President, "North Korea just stated that it's in the final stages of developing a nuclear weapon capable of reaching parts of the US. It won't happen!". Now, with Pyongyang claiming to have successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile what options does President Trump have to deliver on his pledge.

Also in the programme; the young Mexicans who had spent much of their lives in the United States but are now having to get used to new ways of living after being deported and; regenerating concrete and the secret to the durability of Roman architecture.

Picture: People watch a North Korea's KRT television show a photo of North Korea's test-launched first intercontinental ballistic missile released by Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) at the Seoul Railway Station. Credit: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images

North Korea Claims Missille Can Reach Anywhere

North Korea claims to have conducted its first successful test of a long-range missile that it says can "reach anywhere in the world" but the US and Russia said the missile had a medium range and presented no threat to either country.

Also on the programme: US-backed Syrian forces breach the wall in Raqqa in battle against IS; and can gene-testing can help fight cancer?

(Picture: North Korean state TV released photos of the purported ICBM test launch. Credit: Reuters)

Macron's 'Radical New Path'

French President Emmanuel Macron has proposed a radical overhaul of the country's government, and promised a 'profound transformation' of Europe. Also in the programme: the Jersey care home abuse inquiry; and New Jersey governor Chris Christie's 'beachgate'.

(Photograph shows French President Emmanuel Macron delivering a speech at the Versailles Palace. Credit: Reuters)

Macron Addresses Congress at Versailles

The French President holds joint session of the two houses of the French parliament at the palace of Versailles. It's the first time the joint houses of parliament have gathered in the palace since 2009.

Also in the programme: people smuggling in Libya and the Indian woman attacked with acid for a fifth time.

(Picture: French President Emmanuel Macron arrives at the Versailles Palace for a special congress gathering both houses of parliament. Credit: EPA/PHILIPPE WOJAZER / POOL MAXPPP OUT)

US Senate Health Care Bill

What is Medicaid and why are key Republicans opposed to cutting it? Also in the programme: Iran to sign gas deal with French energy giant Total; Australia's new world champion beats legendary boxer Manny Pacquiao.

(Photograph shows activists protesting against GOP Health Care Bill in New York. Credit: Getty Images)