BBC Newshour

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Recent Episodes

Syrian Rebel Fighters Evacuate Homs

Buses have begun transporting Syrian rebel fighters and their families out of al-Wair district of Homs, under a Russian-backed evacuation deal.

Also on the programme: French prosecutor says Paris Orly airport attacker was radicalised in prison; and according to Peruvian authorities at least 72 people have died in the worst floods and mudslides in the country in the past two decades.

(Photo: Syrian rebels and their families preparing to board buses ahead of their evacuation from the rebel-held al-Wair neighbourhood. Credit: AFP)

US Secretary of State appeals to China to confront North Korea

Rex Tillerson in Beijing calls for a tougher Chinese stance against North Korea

Also in the programme: Ian Fleming's nephew on bringing a literary journal back into family ownership and can a sitting British MP also edit a newspaper?

(Photo: Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi shakes hands with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson before their meeting at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse on March 18, 2017 in Beijing, China. Tillerson is on his first visit to Asia as Secretary of State. Credit: Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

President Trump and Chancellor Merkel Meet in Washington DC

US and German leaders talk face to face: given their past differences, how did the meeting go? German political scientist Dr Constanze Stelzenmueller gives us her assessment.

Also in the programme: a new drug to beat cholesterol, and the death of a giant of poetry, Derek Walcott.

(Photo: Donald Trump and Angela Merkel hold joint news conference in Washington DC. Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

US Calls For New Approach on North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says its policy of "strategic patience" with North Korea is over, and suggests it may decide to take pre-emptive military action. Also in the programme: Israel strikes inside Syria; and a Hungarian solution to migrant crisis.

(Photograph shows U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Credit: Reuters)

Europe Reacts to Dutch Election Result

Does the Dutch centre-right's success signify a move away from populism? We hear from leading journalist Thijs Niemantsverdriet in the Hague.

Also in the programme: President Trump's budget plan, and a BBC team's close shave on Mount Etna.

(Photo: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte far-right politician Geert Wilders take part in a meeting at the Dutch Parliament after the election. Credit: Reuters/Yves Herman)

Dutch PM Celebrates Election Win

European leaders congratulate the Netherlands Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, after his party won more seats than the anti-EU, anti-immigration party led by Geert Wilders. The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, described it as a "very pro-European result."

Also in the programme: President Trump's new travel ban blocked and coral death at the Great Barrier Reef.

(Photo: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte makes a speech following his victory in the Dutch general election; Credit: Getty Images)