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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
Walt Disney has agreed to buy 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets for a total $52.4bn. The deal includes Fox's 39% stake in satellite broadcaster Sky, and the 20th Century Fox film studio.
Also on the programme, Medecins Sans Frontieres say at least 6,700 Rohingya were killed within a month after violence broke out in Myanmar in August.
Image: Chief executive officer and chairman of The Walt Disney Company Bob Iger and Mickey Mouse. Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images.
Donald Trump had supported Roy Moore who suffered a historic defeat for the party in conservative Alabama. The victory for Democrat Doug Jones narrows the Republican majority in the Senate to 51-49.
Also in the programme; the Rwandan government publishes a report accusing the French government of complicity in the 1994 genocide and; an interview with the mother of a baby who was born with her heart on the outside of her body and the surgeon who saved her life.
Image: A supporter of Democratic U.S. Senatorial candidate Doug Jones holds a sign as he watches election returns during an election night gathering the Sheraton Hotel on December 12, 2017 in Birmingham, Alabama. Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images