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Recent Episodes

Mass Trial in Turkey of Accused Coup Plotters

Nearly five hundred people accused of involvement in last year's failed coup go on trial.

Also in the programme: sexual harassment in Australia, and Saudi Arabia aims to become tourist hotspot.

Picture: Arrested soldiers who participated in the 2016 attempted coup d"etat in Turkey are accompanied by Turkish gendarmes as they arrive for their trial near the capital, Ankara, on August 1, 2017. Credit: AFP PHOTO / ADEM ALTANADEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images

You're fired - Trump sacks Scaramucci

Anthony Scaramucci, Donald Trump's new communications chief has been sacked, after barely ten days in the job.

Also in the programme: the playwright and Hollywood actor, Sam Shepherd, has died and a gruesome murder in the wake of Kenyan election.

(Picture: Anthony Scaramucci speaks during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, DC on the day of his appointment.

Credit: Getty Images)

Maduro Celebrates Venezuela Vote

President Nicolas Maduro hails victory in vote for new National Constituent Assembly and mocks "emperor" Trump.

Also in the programme: Apple pulls VPN apps from China and the 100th anniversary of the battle at Passchendaele.

Picture: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro celebrates election results after a national vote on his proposed Constituent Assembly at Plaza Bolivar in Caracas, Venezuela, 31 July 2017. Credit: EPA/NATHALIE SAYAGO

Several Dead as Venezuela Votes

Several people have been killed in Venezuela as the government holds a deeply divisive election for a new assembly to rewrite the constitution. We get the latest on the violence from our correspondent in Caracas and hear from the opposition why they are boycotting the vote.

Also in the programme: Remembering Passchendaele, one of the First World War's bloodiest battles; and can the US protect itself effectively from North Korea with a missile defense shield?

(Image: An opposition supporter walks near burning motorcycles during clashes in Caracas. Credit: Reuters/Carlos Garcia Rawlins)

Controversial Referendum in Venezuela

Venezuelans go to the polls in a deeply divisive election for a new constituent assembly. The opposition are boycotting the poll, saying the whole process is just a means for President Maduro to maintain his grip on power. More than one hundred Venezuelans have been killed during four months of unrest.

Also on the programme, Australian authorities have arrested four people who they allege are involved in a plot to blow up aircraft. And, as we approach the twentieth anniversary of her death in Paris, why does Diana, Princess of Wales, exert such an attraction to so many people to this day?

(Picture Voters in Caracas Credit AFP)

What's Next For Pakistan?

The ousted Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif names his brother as successor a day after he was disqualified by the country's Supreme Court over corruption allegations. Also in the programme: the music festival drug testers and an opera premiere on a sleeper train.

(Photograph shows Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)