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Recent Episodes

UK Protests Against Trump's Travel Ban

Thousands of people have joined protests in London and cities across the UK against Donald Trump's controversial ban on seven mainly Muslim countries. We speak to Trump's former economic advisor, Betsy McCaughey.

Also on the programme: Settlements around Jerusalem and Quebec mosque attack.

(Photo: Demonstrators hold placards as they protest outside Downing Street in London. Credit: Getty Images)

Trump Remains Defiant over Travel Ban

As criticism over Donald Trump's immigration curbs grows, the President has again defended his controversial executive order. We speak to an Iranian with a British passport.

Also in the programme, six people are shot dead in an attack in a mosque near Quebec City; how Ukraine is trying to shake off its Russian past.

(Photo: Donald Trump signs an executive order "Protecting the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the United States." Credit: Reuters.)

Trump Administration Defends 'Extreme Vetting'

Republican and Democratic Party politicians react to US President Donald Trump's immigration ban affecting nationals from seven majority-Muslim nations. One Democratic congressman tells us how they intend to fight the new border measures.

Also in the programme, Benoit Hamon wins the primary to become the French Socialist Party's candidate in upcoming presidential elections. And India counts the cost of withdrawing large denomination bank notes.

(Photo: Demonstrators gather near The White House to protest President Trump's travel ban on seven Muslim countries. Credit: Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

International Criticism Over Trump's Travel Ban

Germany has condemned President Trump's decision to halt America's refugee programme and impose temporary bans on people arriving from seven Muslim-majority countries. We hear views for and against the move.

Also on the programme: the Swedish journalist facing charges of human trafficking for helping a refugee into the country. And we talk to the historian Deborah Lipstadt on her landmark libel case about holocaust denial.

(Photo: protesters gather to denounce President Donald Trump's executive order that bans certain immigration at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. Credit: G. Morty Ortega/Getty Images)

Confusion Over US Refugee Ban

President Donald Trump is facing legal challenges to his executive order placing a temporary ban on refugees from entering the United States. There has been confusion among airlines, customs and border officials, with travellers prevented from boarding and some detained after landing on American soil.

Also on the programme: Scientists warn that global warming could lead to raised levels of toxic mercury in fish and what sort of music does your dog like?

(Photo: Protesters rally at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. Credit: Getty Images)

Donald Trump Bans Refugees

Following Donald Trump's ban on refugees, the UN's Refugee Agency and the International Organisation for Migration are calling on the US to continue to protect people fleeing war and persecution. We speak to IOM's Leonard Doyle.

Also on the programme: The Democratic Republic of Congo is to sign a power sharing agreement; and why are young people somewhat reluctant to return home for the Chinese New Year.

(Picture: US President Donald Trump signing executive orders. Credit: Getty Images)