BBC Newshour

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Recent Episodes

McCain: People Are 'Giving Up On The West'

Senior Republican Senator John McCain says that while western nations still have the power to maintain "our world order" it's unclear whether they have the will. Also in the programme, the declining finances of the Islamic State group and will Donald Trump's victory help or hinder Europe's right wing nationalists?

(Photo: US senator John McCain speaks on the first day of the 53rd Munich Security Conference. Credit: Thomas Kienzle/AFP/Getty Images)

Pakistan Mourns Sufi Shrine Attack Victims

Pakistan has launched a nationwide security operation after a suicide bomber killed at least eighty people at a Sufi Muslim shrine on Thursday. The so-called Islamic State group says it carried out the attack at the Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine in Sindh province. We ask an expert how big a threat is the Islamic State group to Pakistan?

Also on the programme: we speak to a woman who fled a deadly cult run by her father and a month on since he took office, what people in rural America make of Donald Trump's presidency.

(Photo: Pakistani relatives mourn over the coffin of a 13-year-old blast victim, Zeeshan, during his funeral in the town of Sehwan in Sindh province. Credit: Getty Images)

Trump Defends His Record During First Weeks In Office

In only his second major news conference as president, Donald Trump attacked the media and said they've failed to portray the successes of his first four weeks in office.

Also on the programme: The UN warns that more than 20 million people could face starvation in a series of famines. We hear from Somalia, already in the grip of a severe drought.

And the man who thinks he's found the publishing industry's holy grail: Mick Jagger's autobiography.

(Photo: Reporters attempt to pose questions to US President Donald Trump. Credit: Getty Images)

North Korea Killing

More arrests over the killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother, Kim Jong-nam. The country has a history of sending agents overseas to carry out assassinations and kidnappings. Also in the programme, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at G20 summit in Germany; and did Winston Churchill believe in aliens?

(Photograph shows Kim Jong-Nam and his half-brother Kim Jong-Un. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Welcomes Netanyahu to Washington

President Trump says Israel and the Palestinians will have to make compromises, and that Israel should hold back "a little bit" on building settlements; repeated headers in a footballer's professional career might be linked to long-term brain damage; the Mexican who is helping to build the wall with the US.

(Picture: President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu in the East Room of the White House. Credit: Getty Images)

Pressure Mounts Following Flynn Resignation

Some senior Republicans have joined Democrats in calling for an inquiry into General Flynn's contacts with Moscow. Also in the programme, the campaign to ban the sale of fake Aboriginal art and India launches hundreds of nano satellites into orbit.

(Photo: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks to the media on Capitol Hill following a policy lunch held in the wake of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn resigning from his post. Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)