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Top UN Official in Myanmar Recalled

The United Nations has announced that its top official in Myanmar is being recalled to headquarters. Renata Lok-Dessallien was at the centre of a BBC investigation two weeks ago that found that she had suppressed internal discussion on the Rohingya issue and tried to stop human rights officials visiting sensitive areas.

Also in the programme: Syrian film-maker stabbed in Turkey; EU Youth Orchestra to move its base from London.

(Photo: Rohingya men wait in line for UNHCR distribution at the Kutupalong camp in Bangladesh Credit: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Harvey Weinstein Allegations Mount up

Further allegations of sexual harassment have been levelled at US film producer Harvey Weinstein. We speak to Leslie Lee who worked for him and Jodi Kantor, who broke the story.

Also in the programme: More on the crisis in Catalonia and why child obesity is on the rise.

(Photo: US film producer Harvey Weinstein. Credit: YANN COATSALIOU/AFP/Getty Images)

Catalonia Independence on Pause

The Catalan President, Carles Puigdemont says that the people of Catalonia have earned the right to separate from Spain, but that the declaration of independence should be suspended to allow for dialogue.

Also in the programme: Opposition leader Odinga withdraws from Kenya election and Iranian poet wins courage award.

(Picture: Catalan regional government president Carles Puigdemont gives a speech at the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona on October 10, 2017. Credit: AFP)

Will Catalan President Declare Independence?

The Catalan President, Carles Puigdemont, will address the region's parliament today, nine days after the disputed referendum on independence. Will he make good his threat to declare independence?

Also on the programme: Wildfires sweep through Northern California, and reports of hackers in North Korea who are thought to have intercepted South Korean military files.

Image: The President of the Government of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont. Credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images.

Fears Over Future of Iran Agreement

Countries prepare for the possibility that Trump could decertify the Iran nuclear deal and the US threatens to classify Iran's Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist group.

Also in the programme: Nobel prize winner Richard Thaler and Harvey Weinstein sacked.

(Picture: Iranian president Hassan Rouhani speech. Credit: EPA)

Red Cross 'drastically reduces' presence in Afghanistan

The International Committee of the Red Cross says it will significantly reduce its presence in Afghanistan following a series of militant attacks, which have killed seven of its employees this year. The head of the ICRC's delegation in the country explains this 'painful decision' to Newshour.

Also in the programme: how economically viable would an independent Catalonia be? And we look ahead to next week's Communist Party Congress in China.

(Photo: Vehicles of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Afghanistan. Credit: Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images)