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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)

US Deploys Missile Defence System in South Korea

The move, which comes after North Korea fired missiles into the sea off Japan, has angered China.

Also in the programme: the growing row between Germany and Turkey, and learning to swim in Zanzibar

(Photo:THAAD interceptor missile is launched during a successful test. Credit: US Department of Defense, Missile Defense Agency/ via Reuters)

Trump Signs New Immigration Order

The new executive order place a ninety day ban on people from six Muslim-majority nations, a 120-day ban on all refugees and will take effect on 16 March. Also in the programme, France's Republican party backs the embattled Francois Fillon, and who would pay $1.5 million for the car in which rapper Biggie Smalls was killed?

(Photo: President Donald J. Trump waves as he walks across the South Lawn towards the White House. Credit: Erik S. Lesser-Pool/Getty Images)