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09/03/2017 GMT

Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

Merkel Responds to Turkish Leader's 'Nazi' Jibe

Angela Merkel has told the German parliament that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Nazi comparison is unacceptable. Previously the Turkish leader had criticised Germany after several German towns refused permission to allow rallies by his ministers. He compared modern Germany's behaviour to that of the Nazi era. The proposed rallies were in support of a "yes" vote in April's referendum on constitutional changes to strengthen the power of the president.

Also in the programme..... The world's heaviest woman undergoes surgery and have we neglected the search for Utopia?

(Photo: German Chancellor Angela Merkel at bilateral talks in Ankara. Credit: ADEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images)

South Sudan Edging Closer to Genocide - UN

The United Nations says South Sudan is drawing closer to genocide. We have a special report from the world's youngest country. Also in the programme... As militants kill more than 30 in Afghanistan, Owen Bennett-Jones is just over the border in Northern Pakistan, and we'll hear how invading snakes are lethal not just for animals but for trees on the island of Guam.

(Photo: UN Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O'Brien (R) in South Sudan. Credit: ALBERT GONZALEZ FARRAN/AFP/Getty Images)

08/03/2017 GMT

Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

Kabul Hospital Attack

So-called Islamic State gunmen, dressed as doctors, storm the country's biggest military hospital. We hear from eye-witnesses.

Also in the programme: Owen Bennett-Jones reports from North Waziristan, and the Bob Marley musical

(Photo: Two Afghan men weep for their relatives. Credit: Shah Marai AFP/Getty Images)

Secret CIA Documents Released

Wikileaks data dump details hacking tools allegedly used by spy agency. The so-called cyber-weapons include malware that targets phones, computers and even televisions.

Also on the programme: the American legal model for Hitler's race laws and Felix Mendelssohn's sister's secret sonata.

(Photo: People silhouetted as they pose with laptops in front of a screen projected with binary code and a CIA emblem. Credit: Reuters)