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Middle East Peace Conference In Paris

More than 70 countries and international organisations are making a new push for a two-state solution in the Middle East at a conference in Paris, just days before Donald Trump takes office vowing support for Israel. We speak to a senior Fatah official and a former Israeli ambassador to the UN.

Also in the News: Another gruesome prison riot, the third this month, in Brazil and how big data could speed up development in poor countries.

(Photo: French Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean-Marc Ayrault at the opening of the Mideast peace conference in Paris. Credit: THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Israel Dismisses Middle East Peace Conference

Newshour hears reaction from both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as diplomats from across the world meet in Paris to renew efforts to find a two-state solution.

Also on the programme: the Vietnam War memories of US Secretary of State John Kerry. And the Iraqi hospitals struggling to care for soldiers fighting so-called Islamic State.

(Photo: Foreign ministers and representatives from around the world meet in Paris. Credit: Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty Images)

Turkey Massacre Manhunt

Further details are emerging about the hunt to find the man who killed thirty-nine people in an Istanbul night club on New Year's eve.

Also in the programme, we hear from the United Nations relief effort in Aleppo, ask why there has been a sharp rise in women asking for divorce in Bangladesh and about the life of the artist and critic John Berger.

(Photo: Pictures of victims lie on Turkish national flags and flowers in front of the Reina nightclub where 39 people were killed on New Year's eve. Credit: Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images)

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IS Detonates Multiple Bombs in Baghdad

The so-called Islamic State has claimed responsibility for major attacks on two cities: first the shooting in a night club in Istanbul and today a series of explosions in Baghdad.

Also on the programme, France introduces a new law to make people opt out of organ donation; and why you no longer need to carry cash to help the homeless.

(Picture: Iraqis gather at the site of a car bomb attack in Baghdad"s Sadr city. Credit: EPA/Ali Abbas)

IS Claims Istanbul Nightclub Attack

Eight detained over attack; Donald Trump and China; Man Booker Prize winner Paul Beatty on race and poverty in US

(Photo: A woman places flowers outside the Reina nightclub by the Bosphorus, following a gun attack on New Year"s Eve. Credit: Getty Images)