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France's Macron Holds 'Frank Exchange' with Russia's Putin

French President Emmanuel Macron says he held a "frank exchange" with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in their first face-to-face talks. The pair discussed "disagreements" in the meeting, held at the sumptuous Versailles palace near Paris.

Also in the programme; publishers call for a rethink of proposed changes to online privacy laws and tour operators in Hollywood are complaining that tourism is suffering because President Trump's travel ban is scaring away holidaymakers.

(Photo: French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in France. Credit: AFP/GETTY)

Manchester Attack: MI5 Probes Missed Warnings

MI5 opens inquiry into missed warnings from the public that the Manchester suicide bomber was a potential terror threat. Also in the programme: Philippine Senator JV Ejercito on battle against Islamist in Marawi; and British Airways chief gives first interview since computer system failure.

(Photograph shows a British Army soldier patrolling with an armed police officer. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Merkel: EU Can No Longer Rely on Allies

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe can no longer rely on the US and UK following the election of President Trump and Brexit. Also in the programme: The Square wins Palme d'Or at the Cannes; and the demanding taste buds of Ivorians in Africa.

(Photograph shows German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Credit: Getty Images)

Philippine Clashes

The army in the Philippines says at least nineteen civilians have been killed in the southern city of Marawi, which it's fighting to recapture from Islamist insurgents.

Also in the programme: Ravi Shankar's sole opera Sukanya comes to the Royal Festival Hall in London; the humanitarian crisis in Mosul as Iraq's military assault on the city enters its final phase; and hard handshakes: Trumps vs Macron!

(Photo: a government soldier in position in Marawi. Credit: Reuters)

Trump to Decide on Climate Deal Next Week

US President Donald Trump has refused to reaffirm his country's commitment to the Paris climate accords in a meeting of leaders of the G7 nations in Italy. President Trump tweeted from Italy that he would be making a decision next week.

Also in the programme: BA cancels thousands of flights due to electrical failure and the latest from Mosul.

(Photo: G7 leaders in Italy. Credit: EPA)

G7 Talks On CIimate Change Deadlocked

Leaders of the seven leading industrial nations are holding the final day of their summit in Italy; reports say talks seem to be deadlocked on many issues. But there appears to be more unity on tackling terrorism.

As President Trump's first foreign trip comes to an end, we speak to Ben Rhodes, President Obama's foreign policy adviser.

Also on the programme: the former Polish foreign minister, Radek Sikorski, on the death of Zbigniew Brzezinski, President Carter's national security adviser and Cold War warrior -- and we go Kazakhstan where China is funding a $250 million railway hub in an effort to revive ancient trading routes.

(Photo: G7 leaders meeting in Sicily. Credit: Getty Images)