BBC Newshour

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Recent Episodes

North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile Test

The South Korean military says a ballistic missile fired by North Korea flew about 500 kilometres, landing in the Sea of Japan. Pyongyang has conducted a number of nuclear and missile test - both in breach of United Nations sanctions.

Also on the programme: one of the so-called Islamic State's strongholds in northern Syria looks like it's about to be seized by Turkish troops.

And Latin America's vast corruption scandal - and the Panama link.

(Photo: South Koreans watching a news broadcast at a station in Seoul. Credit: EPA/Kim Hee-Chul)

Muslim Nonprofit Groups Reject Federal Funding

At least four Muslim groups in the US have rejects federal funds for fighting extremism to protest at some of President Trump's policies, which they believe are anti-Islamic. We speak to head of one group, the Bayan Claremont Islamic Graduate School in California, and the founder of the Republican Muslim Coalition, who disagrees.

Also in the programme: one of Japan's best known manga artists, Jiro Taniguchi, has died in France, and we speak to an American army officer and the Afghan translator he worked with and helped to bring him to US.

(Photo: an Interfaith Rally for Muslims and Refugees in Atlanta, Georgia, Feb 4th 2017. Credit: Getty Images)

Trump Considers 'brand new' Travel Ban

President Trump's latest move to ban travellers from seven mainly Muslim countries.

And a clampdown on undocumented migrants in the US - the result of the President's policies or a continuation of what has been enforced in the past?

Also on the programme: The musicians working to keep alive the ancient Nubian language of Egypt and Sudan.

And the plight of whales on a remote beach in New Zealand that shocked a veteran journalist.

(Photo: President Trump arrives on Air Force One at Palm Beach International Airport. Credit: Getty Images)

Is President Trump Shifting on Foreign Policy?

Has reality set in for President Trump and is his position on foreign policy shifting? We speak to Jan Halper-Hayes of Republicans Overseas and Daniel Benjamin who was in charge of counterterrorism at the State Department under Hillary Clinton.

Also on the programme: A special posthumous award for the man who came up with stereo sound; and tributes to the Swedish tenor, Nicolai Gedda, who has died at the age of 91.

(Photo: US President Donald Trump meets the Japanese Prime Minsiter Shinzo Abe. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Backs From One China Policy

China has welcomed an assurance from President Trump that he will honour the 'One China' policy' -- in contrast to his previous statements.

Also in the programme: we hear from Americans who support president Trump's travel ban and the health of Nigeria's president who is currently on a visit to London -- some say he is very ill but his spokesman has denied it.

(Photo: Donald Trump. Credit: Getty Images)

Brawl Disrupts Zuma Speech

South Africa's President Zuma's State of the Nation speech is disrupted by opposition MPs brawling with security staff.

Also on the programme: the Philippines' war on drugs and a top US general asks for Pakistan rethink.

(Picture: Economic Freedom Fighters in red are forcibly removed from parliament in Cape Town, South Africa. Credit: AP)