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Recent Episodes

Sleaze Allegations Mount Around Macron Ally

French prosecutors have launched a preliminary investigation into a property deal involving Richard Ferrand, one of President Emmanuel Macron's ministers, on the same day his new government outlines a bill on cleaning up politics.

Also in the programme; we explore what it would mean if President Trump pulls out of the Paris Climate Change Deal; and we hear from the 19 year old who has developed an app to monitor ' dark advertising' and its influence on elections.

(Photo: French President Emmanuel Macron and his ally Richard Ferrand at the headquarters of the tour operator group Salaun as part of a campaign visit to Brittany, on January 16, 2017 in Ploeven. Credit: Fred Tanneau/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Makes Climate Change Announcement

President Trump makes a major announcement on membership of the Paris climate treaty amidst concerns the US will pull out of the agreement

Also in the programme: a new book by Tolkien and Europol seeks help on tracking paedophiles.

(Picture: The logo of the upcoming Paris 2015 UN COP21 Climate Change Conference Credit: REUTERS/Benoit Tessier)

Afghan Government Blames Haqqani Network for Kabul Attack

The Afghan intelligence agency, NDS, has accused the Taliban-linked Haqqani militant network of being behind Wednesday’s deadly bombing which killed at least ninety people and injured hundreds more in the capital, Kabul.

Also in the programme: NASA to launch its first mission in to the Sun’s atmosphere; Donald Trump to make decision on whether to quit Paris climate accord ‘over the next few days’.

(Photo: Relatives of Afghan victims mourn outside a hospital after a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan May 31, 2017. Credit: Reuters)

Deadly Kabul Attack

Afghan officials say a suicide vehicle bomb attack in Kabul has killed at least eighty people and injured more than three-hundred-and-fifty others, in the diplomatic quarter of the city. The huge explosion damaged several embassies. A BBC driver, Mohammed Nazir, is amongst the dead.

Also in the programme: we look at a new book giving remarkable amount of new detail about what happened to Osama Bin Laden after 9/11 and how Iran's Revolutionary Guards gave Al Qaeda leaders sanctuary; and our Russia correspondent reports on a a demolition project in Moscow that has brought home-owners onto the streets.

(Photo: Afghan security forces personnel are seen at the site of a car bomb attack in Kabul. Credit: Getty Images)

Panama's Manuel Noriega Dies

The former military leader of Panama, General Noriega, has died at the age of eighty-three -- we look back at his life;

Also in the programme: US scientists have re-engineered a vital antibiotic in a bid to wipe out one of the world's most threatening superbugs; hundreds of thousands flee as cyclone batters Bangladesh; and the White House communications director, Mike Dubke, has resigned only three months after being hired by President Donald Trump.

(Photo: General Noriega attending an anti-US meeting in Panama city in 1988. Credit: Getty Images)

France's Macron Holds 'Frank Exchange' with Russia's Putin

French President Emmanuel Macron says he held a "frank exchange" with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in their first face-to-face talks. The pair discussed "disagreements" in the meeting, held at the sumptuous Versailles palace near Paris.

Also in the programme; publishers call for a rethink of proposed changes to online privacy laws and tour operators in Hollywood are complaining that tourism is suffering because President Trump's travel ban is scaring away holidaymakers.

(Photo: French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in France. Credit: AFP/GETTY)