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South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has called on the ruling African National Congress to stop infighting as it decides who will next lead the party. The main contenders to succeed him are the deputy president, Cyril Ramaphosa, and former cabinet minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, President Zuma's ex-wife.
Also on the programme: Austria's president has approved a coalition government between the conservative People's Party and the far-right Freedom Party, and South Korea's spy agency believes that North Korea has been hacking crypto-currency exchanges and stealing bitcoin.
Image: South African president Jacob Zuma. Credit: Reuters.
The race is on to succeed Jacob Zuma as leader of the African National Congress. The two main candidates are former cabinet minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (President Zuma's ex-wife) and South Africa's current deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa.
Also in the programme: Civil rights activist and Alabama native Patricia Gaines on her return to Selma to help stop Roy Moore; and a new documentary explores the life of Afghan director and producer Salim Shaheen, as he wows the masses with Bollywood-inspired movie.
Photo: ANC leadership candidates Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa. Credit: Reuters / AFP.
The UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty criticises extreme disparities between rich and poor in the United States.
Also in the programme: reparations for child soldiers in the DRC and deep sea mining in Papua New Guinea.
(Picture: This file photo taken on June 20, 2017 shows a homeless woman setting up a barricade in front of her tent near Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles, California. Credit: AFP/Getty)
What does North Korea want -- and can nuclear war be avoided? We'll hear from the most senior UN official in years to visit Pyongyang.
Also in the programme: The US brings in new rules on net neutrality - the idea that all internet traffic should be treated equally and The US ambassador to the UN presents what she says is clear evidence Tehran is fuelling the conflict in Yemen.
Picture: North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un celebrating the successful test-fire of the intercontinental ballistic missile in July. Credit: Getty Images
European Union leaders meeting in Brussels have given the green light to the second phase of negotiations on the departure of Britain from the EU.
They say enough progress has been made to allow talks to proceed on the post-Brexit relationship between Britain and the EU.
Also on the programme: a report reveals the shocking scale of child abuse in Australia, and rats which detect tuberculosis
Picture: French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the EU leaders summit in Brussels Credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images