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Trump and Putin's First Meeting

This year's G20 summit of world leaders has opened in the German city of Hamburg. The key encounter will be the first official meeting between President Trump and the Russian leader, Vladimir Putin. So what's the best way to prepare for and handle a meeting with President Putin?

Also on the programme: Raped teenager in El Salvador sentenced to 30 years in prison for the murder of her stillborn baby; and how do you explain the physics of quarks?

(Image: Donald Trump (left) and Vladimir Putin (right). Credit: Reuters/Carlos Barria)

Trump Arrives in Germany For G20

The G20 meeting of industrialised nations is about to get underway in Germany. But will trade and climate change disagreements make for a tense meeting of world leaders?

Also in the programme: Europe and Japan unveil spacecraft designed to unlock the secrets of Mercury's magnetic fields; and why are more Africans deciding to holiday in Africa?

Picture: Rubber masks of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron, US President Trump and British PM Theresa May, displayed during a protest in Hamburg. Credit: Getty Images.

Trump Delivers Key Speech in Poland

US President Donald Trump tackles NATO, North Korea tension, and Western civilisation in Warsaw ahead of the G20 summit. Also in the programme: Microfibres pollution in ocean. Sir John Chilcot speaks about Tony Blair, Bush and the Iraq war for the first time since the Chilcot report was published a year ago.

(Photograph shows US President Donald Trump giving a public speech at Krasinski Square in Warsaw. Credit: Reuters)

Qatar's Foreign Minister on Gulf Crisis

Tensions increase as Arab countries openly accuse Qatar of sponsoring terrorism. The country's foreign minister gives his response to the ongoing crisis in the Gulf. Also in the programme: North Korea's latest missile launch; and a Burkina Faso woman breaks taboos to play traditional musical instruments.

(Photograph shows Qatar's foreign minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Qatar Dispute: Arab Countries Meet in Cairo

Foreign ministers from Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain are meeting in Cairo to discuss their dispute with Qatar. They accuse Qatar of supporting jihadi groups and being too close to Iran – allegations denied by Qatar.

Also in the programme: The US and South Korea hold joint military exercises after North Korea tests an intercontinental ballistic missile; and the ethics of sex robots.

Picture: A general view of the city of Doha, Credit: Getty Images

North Korea Claims Missile Can Reach Anywhere

North Korea claims to have conducted its first successful test of a long-range missile that it says can "reach anywhere in the world" but the US and Russia said the missile had a medium range and presented no threat to either country.

Also on the programme: US-backed Syrian forces breach the wall in Raqqa in battle against IS; and can gene-testing can help fight cancer?

(Picture: North Korean state TV released photos of the purported ICBM test launch. Credit: Reuters)