BBC Newshour

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Recent Episodes

Brawl Disrupts Zuma Speech

South Africa's President Zuma's State of the Nation speech is disrupted by opposition MPs brawling with security staff.

Also on the programme: the Philippines' war on drugs and a top US general asks for Pakistan rethink.

(Picture: Economic Freedom Fighters in red are forcibly removed from parliament in Cape Town, South Africa. Credit: AP)

New CIA Director in Turkey

President Trump's new CIA director, Mike Pompeo, has arrived in the Turkish capital for talks expected to focus on the war against the Islamic State group in Syria.

Also in the programme: Protests in Paris over alleged rape of unarmed black man by police. And the state of drug rehabilitation in the Philippines.

(Photo: CIA Director, Mike Pompeo. Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Russian Presidential Hopeful Convicted

Key Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny has been found guilty of embezzlement, barring him from running against Vladimir Putin in 2018's presidential election. Hear from a fellow opposition figure who believes that revolution is now more likely than elections to bring about political change in Moscow.

Also in the programme, the Catholic Church in the Philippines speaks out over extrajudicial killings. And could a new variety of quinoa help feed the world?

(Photo: Alexei Navalny speaks at an opposition rally in 2015. Credit: Dmitry Serebryakov / AFP / Getty Images)

Russian Opposition Leader Found Guilty of Embezzlement

Russia's most prominent opposition figure, Alexei Navalny, has been handed a five-year suspended sentence after being found guilty in a re-trial of an embezzlement case.

Also in the programme, the United Nations makes an emergency appeal for aid in Yemen and should we be worried about badly cooked rice?

(Photo: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny speaks in court. Credit: Sergei Shistarev/Komsomolskaya Pravda via AP)

Colombia Talks To End Insurgency

Talks between Colombian government and ELN left-wing rebels aim to end half a century of conflict. So who are the ELN, and why are some people opposed to any dialogue with them? We hear from journalist Rodrigo Pardo and opposition party senator Ivan Duque.

Also in the programme, veteran US ambassador Dennis Ross on Israel's plan to legalise settlements on private Palestinian land, and a glimpse of an anti-multicultural village in Hungary.

Photo: Civil society activists' press conference in Ecuador on Colombian peace talks. Credit: Juan Cevallos/AFP/Getty Images

Israel Controversially Legalises Settlements

A new law passed in the Israeli parliament has retroactively legalised almost 4000 settler homes built on privately-owned Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank. We hear from an Israeli settler and a Palestinian lawyer.

Also on the programme: Britain's parliament is divided over a potential state visit from President Trump. And we go the Hungarian village leading the "war against Muslim culture".

(Photo: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivering a speech during a memorial ceremony for Ron Nahman, the founder of Ariel, one of the largest Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. Credit: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images)