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Recent Episodes

US Says Mosul to Fall Within Days

With coalition forces expected to retake Mosul within days we look at the situation in the Syrian city of Raqqa with our correspondent Gabriel Gatehouse. As the Chinese President visits Hong Kong to celebrate 20 years since the handover from the UK, we speak to the former British governor Lord Chris Patten. And we go to France to find out why the far right leader Marine Le Pen is facing investigations over misuse of funds.

(Photo: Mosul Conflict; Credit: Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images)

IS Sympathisers Told They Will Be Forced Out

As the Islamic State group loses its grip on the Iraqi city of Mosul, those suspected of sympathising with IS are being threatened with forcible expulsion.

Also on the programme: French politician and Holocaust survivor Simone Veil dies at the age of 89; and how worried should we be about asteroids?

(Picture: A member of the Iraqi forces walks past a mural bearing the logo of the Islamic State group. Credit: Getty Images)

Iraqi Forces Retake IS Stronghold

Iraqi-led forces close in on so-called Islamic State's (IS) final stronghold in the centre of the city of Mosul. The BBC's Orla Guerin, who is embedded with Iraqi forces, reports from the frontline.

Also in the programme: Young Hong Kong residents on life in their city; President Trump's latest "Twitter storm".

(Image: An Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service sniper takes a shot during the advance towards the Old City of Mosul on 29th June 2017. Credit: Ahmad al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images)

Chinese President's First Visit to Hong Kong

Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Hong Kong to mark 20 years since the territory was handed back to China by Britain. The highly symbolic visit comes amid an increasingly tense political climate.

Also in the programme; The White House has set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim countries and all refugees and; we hear from residents on one of the most remote islands in the world that has just become even more isolated.

(Photo: Pro-China supporters gather along a road during a visit by China's President Xi Jinping in Hong Kong. Credit: Dale De La Rey/AFP/Getty Images)

Is Cyprus Within Reach of a Lasting Peace Deal?

Talks to resolve the stalemate that has divided Cyprus since 1974 showing signs of promise, according to UN envoy.

Also in the programme: The metro station in India offering housing to transgender employees facing discrimination; the police constable who took on three London Bridge attackers armed only with a baton.

Picture: The memorial to those killed in the 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus, Credit: Getty Images

'Helicopter Attack' on Venezuelan Supreme Court

Venezuela's Supreme Court has been attacked by grenades dropped from a helicopter in what President Nicolás Maduro called a "terrorist attack".

Also in the programme: How yesterday's global cyber attack affected Chernobyl; Former senator and vice-presidential candidate Joe Lieberman on how the US should negotiate with Iran.

(Image: A mobile phone still of the helicopter that dropped grenades and fire gunshots at Venezuela's Supreme Court building in Caracas, Venezuela on 27th June 2017. Credit: Screengrab from Venezuelan television)