BBC Newshour

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Recent Episodes

Veteran US Peacemaker on the Legacy of Martin McGuinness

Former US senator, George Mitchell, recalls negotiating peace with Martin McGuinness. The former IRA commander died in Northern Ireland on Tuesday. Speaking to Newshour, a woman who lost her sister to an IRA bomb said Martin McGuinness failed to reach out to families who lost their loved ones in IRA attacks.

Also on the programme: UK joins US in limiting large electronic devices from certain airline flights, and a new puppet in Sesame Street.

(Picture shows Emmett and Fiachra McGuinness carry the coffin of their father Martin through Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Credit: AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Former IRA Leader McGuinness Dies

From senior commander in the Irish Republican Army to key peacemaker and politician: Martin McGuinness has died.

Also on the programme: The BBC's Steve Rosenberg travels to the Crimean capital Simferopol to gauge the mood, after three years under Moscow's rule.

And the US bans passengers flying from specific airports in the Middle East and North Africa from carrying laptops in the cabin of US-bound flights.

(Photo: Martin McGuinness in 2015 at Stormont Castle in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Credit: Getty Images)

FBI Confirms Investigation into Trump-Russia Ties

The Director of the FBI James Comey has taken the unprecedented step of revealing that the agency is investigating possible collusion between the Trump presidential campaign and the Russian government.

Also in the programme: is South Africa planning a Zimbabwe-style land reform? And France's presidential candidates debate on television ahead of the big vote in April.

(Photo: FBI Director James Comey and Michael Rogers, Director of the National Security Agency, testify in Congress. Credit: Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

FBI to Testify on Alleged Russian Links to Trump Campaign

The US House Intelligence committee will publicly question the FBI director, James Comey, and the director of the National Security Agency, Mike Rogers, on Russia's involvement in the 2016 Presidential election. Also in the programme, the highly charged political struggle over land reform in South Africa and proposed decriminalisation of drug use in Australia.

(Photo: FBI Director James Comey leaves a closed door meeting with Senators at the U.S. Capitol on March 15, 2017 in Washington, DC. Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fierce Clashes in Damascus

Rebels from an al-Qaeda linked faction mount a surprise attack on Syrian capital. The attack on government controlled areas of Damascus follows months of heavy losses by the rebels in other parts of the country.

Also in the programme: A break-in at the offices of South Africa's top judge; The Chair of the US House Intelligence Committee says he's found no evidence linking Russia with Donald Trump's election campaign.

(Photo shows: Smoke following a reported air strike in the rebel-held parts of the Jobar district, on the eastern outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus. Photo credit: AFP PHOTO/Getty Images)

Rock and Roll Legend Chuck Berry Dies

Fans and fellow musicians have been paying tribute to Chuck Berry, who's died at the age of 90. Also: North Korea announces revolution in rocket industry and the link between fire deaths and paraffin used in some skin creams.

(Photo of Chuck Berry. Credit: PA)