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Egyptian police have shot dead a gunman who attacked a church and a Coptic-owned shop south of Cairo; at least ten people are reported to have been killed.
Also in the programme: An eyewitness account of the fire that killed 15 people in Mumbai; and will China's ban on importing plastics leave much of the world without anywhere to recycle?
(Image: Security forces stand guard at the site of an attack on a church in Cairo. Credit: REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh)
President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan has condemned a suicide bomb attack on a Shia cultural centre in Kabul as a crime against humanity. Islamic state group claim the attack.
Also in the programme: George Weah, former world footballer of the year, is declared the winner of Liberia's presidential election and the story of Dhondup Wangchen, a dissident Tibetian filmmaker, who has reportedly fled China for the United States.
(Image: A man runs away as dust blows in the aftermath of bomb blast at a Shia cultural centre in Kabul, Afghanistan on 28th December 2017. Credit: Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images)
Does Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital signal the end of the two-state solution? We'll talk to one of Israel's most high-profile right-wing politicians -- Naftali Bennett.
Also on the programme: India's laughing clubs and the year's best photos.
(Photo: A Palestinian youth flashes the V-sign for "victory" during Friday prayers in front of the Dome of the Rock mosque at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City. Credit: Getty Images)
The former US president, Barack Obama, has given a rare interview to Prince Harry. Mr Obama said the irresponsible use of social media was spreading misinformation and corroding civil discourse.
Also in the programme: The two sides in the conflict in eastern Ukraine have completed the biggest prisoner swap since the war began; and 29 critically-ill people have been evacuated from the rebel-held Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta.
Picture: Prince Harry interviews the former US president,Barack Obama. Credit: The Obama Foundation/BBC/Handout via REUTERS
In his first interview since leaving office, former US President Barack Obama tells Prince Harry what it's been like living without the pressures of the White House.
Also in the programme: The emergency evacuation of sick children from a rebel-held suburb of Damascus and the first woman referee in Germany's Bundesliga, Bibiana Steinhaus.
(Photo: Barack Obama and Prince Harry at the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto, Canada. Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire)
Alberto Fujimori asked Peruvians to forgive him, two days after the current head of state pardoned him over corruption and human rights abuses. Gustavo Gorriti was imprisoned during Mr. Fujimori's time in power.
Also in the programme: Polls close in Liberia’s presidential election; and a double chess world champion boycotts the latest world championships – because it’s being held in Saudi Arabia.
Picture: Alberto Fujimori (R) with his son Kenji Fujimori. Credit: Kenji Fujimori