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North Korea claims to have conducted its first successful test of a long-range missile that it says can "reach anywhere in the world" but the US and Russia said the missile had a medium range and presented no threat to either country.
Also on the programme: US-backed Syrian forces breach the wall in Raqqa in battle against IS; and can gene-testing can help fight cancer?
(Picture: North Korean state TV released photos of the purported ICBM test launch. Credit: Reuters)
French President Emmanuel Macron has proposed a radical overhaul of the country's government, and promised a 'profound transformation' of Europe. Also in the programme: the Jersey care home abuse inquiry; and New Jersey governor Chris Christie's 'beachgate'.
(Photograph shows French President Emmanuel Macron delivering a speech at the Versailles Palace. Credit: Reuters)
The French President holds joint session of the two houses of the French parliament at the palace of Versailles. It's the first time the joint houses of parliament have gathered in the palace since 2009.
Also in the programme: people smuggling in Libya and the Indian woman attacked with acid for a fifth time.
(Picture: French President Emmanuel Macron arrives at the Versailles Palace for a special congress gathering both houses of parliament. Credit: EPA/PHILIPPE WOJAZER / POOL MAXPPP OUT)
What is Medicaid and why are key Republicans opposed to cutting it? Also in the programme: Iran to sign gas deal with French energy giant Total; Australia's new world champion beats legendary boxer Manny Pacquiao.
(Photograph shows activists protesting against GOP Health Care Bill in New York. Credit: Getty Images)
French President Emmanuel Macron arrives in Mali to consolidate Western backing for a regional anti-jihadist force, with France urging greater support for the Sahel region amid mounting insecurity.
Also in the programme: At least nineteen people have been killed by a suicide car bomb in Syria and why aren't children in Italy getting vaccinated?
(Photo: French President Emmanuel Macron talks with Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in Africa's Sahel region. Credit: Getty Images)
The former German Chancellor, considered responsible for the country's reunification, died last month. On Saturday, events were held in Strasbourg and the German town of Speyer. US academic, John E. Rielly, discusses his friendship with Mr Kohl dating back to 1970.
Also: Chinese President Xi Jinping has warned against "impermissible" challenges to Beijing's authority over Hong Kong; and the all-girl Afghan robotics team denied permission to enter the United States.
(Photo credit: Dignitaries observe attend a memorial service for former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl in Strasbourg, France. Credit: Getty Images)