BBC Newshour

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Recent Episodes

Metro Blast in St.Petersburg, Russia

Russian media reports 10 people have been killed by an explosion in the St Petersburg metro.

Also in the programme; President Trump meets with Egypt's President Sisi; and the UN criticises the Australian government for prejudiced treatment of aboriginal communities.

(Photo: Images of the damage as broadcast on Russian television. Credit: EVN)

Emergency Services Search for Bodies in Colombia

Some environmentalists in Colombia believe that deforestation has made the tragedy in Mocoa worse. Hundreds of members of the Colombian army and emergency services have joined the search operation in the Amazonian city, where more than two hundred people are known to have died.

Also in the programme: South Africa's Democratic Alliance charges former party leader over colonialism comments; Civil rights campaigner Darcus Howe dies at the age of 74.

(Photo: A man walks in a muddy street following mudslides caused by heavy rains in Mocoa, Putumayo department, southern Colombia on April 2, 2017. Credit: LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Devastating Floods in Colombia

Over 240 killed in Mocoa, south-west Colombia by a surge of mud and water. We hear the latest on the rescue efforts.

Also in the programme: Martyn Ware of the Human League on the legacy of Roland synthesizers; many killed at Pakistan shrine and Warhol's Mao portrait.

(Picture: A man looks at a destroyed area after heavy rains caused several rivers to overflow, pushing sediment and rocks into buildings and roads in Mocoa, Colombia April 1, 2017. Credit: REUTERS/Jaime Saldarriaga)

New Finance Minister: South African Economy Needs to "Radically Transform"

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba says South Africa needs to "radically transform" its economy. The sacking last Thursday of the country's Finance Minister shook markets and divided the ANC ruling party. Also: rainbow flag creator dies, and Colombia landslide kills over 150 people.

(Photo: South African newly appointed Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba briefs the Press on April 1, 2017 in Pretoria, South Africa. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Hungary Delays Migrant Plans

Hungary delays plans to house migrants in a camp following recent rulings by the European Court of Human Rights. Government minister Laszlo Pakovics defends the scheme.

Also on the programme: Unrest in Paraguay; Gilbert Baker remembered and the "wrong" Sydney

(Picture: An improvised tent at a makeshift refugee and migrants camp close the border between Serbia and Hungary, near the Serbian town of Horgos, on September 29th 2016 Credit: AFP)

Venezuelan President Faces Angry Opposition

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is facing protests in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, and a sharp rebuke from a former ally, the country's powerful attorney general, Luisa Ortega. She has condemned a move by the Supreme Court to suspend the powers of the opposition-controlled National Assembly.

Also in the programme: Anger in South Africa over the sacking of the country's finance minister and good news for elephants as China closes down ivory factories and shops.

(Photo: Venezuelan opposition activists march in Caracas chanting slogans against the government of President Nicolas Maduro Credit: AFP/Getty Images)