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Erdogan Dismisses Criticism by International Monitors

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on opponents and observers to respect Sunday's referendum result, calling it a 'clear' victory of the people.

Also in the programme: a BBC interview with a senior North Korean minister. And the man who spends his spare time hunting down marathon cheats.

(Photo: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan gives a referendum victory speech to his supporters in Ankara Turkey. Credit: Elif Sogut/Getty Images)

Turkey's Opposition Want Referendum Annulled

Concerns have been raised over the result of a referendum in Turkey approving greater powers for the country's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Hear the conclusions of election monitors and the opposition.

Also in the programme, suggestions the United States may be sabotaging North Korea's ballistic missile programme. Plus Prince Harry opens up about the death of his mother, Princess Diana.

(Photo: Supporters of Mr Erdogan celebrate the referendum result in Istanbul. Credit: Getty Images)

Turkey Referendum Special

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hails 'clear' win in the referendum to give him sweeping new powers, amid dispute over ballots. We speak to people who voted for and against, Turkish politicians from major parties, EU observers and a former US ambassador to Turkey.

(Photograph shows supporters of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan celebrating at the AK party headquarters in Izmir. Credit: Reuters)

Turkey Referendum 2017

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed 'clear' victory in the referendum to give him sweeping new powers. We speak to people who voted for and against, Turkish politicians from major parties, EU observers and a former US ambassador to Turkey.

(Photograph shows Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

North Korea missile launch fails

The US Vice-President Mike Pence has said his country's commitment to its alliance with South Korea has never been stronger. He arrived in Seoul hours after the North tried and failed to launch a ballistic missile. Turks are voting in a referendum on sweeping constitutional changes proposed by President Erdogan. And the rise in the polls of the far-left French Presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon.

(Photo: North Korean soldiers seen on military armour vehicles during a parade. Credit: EPA)

Car Bomb Kills Evacuees In Syria

A massive suicide car bomb in Syria has hit a convoy of buses on the outskirts of Aleppo where thousands of people from two besieged government-held villages were waiting to be taken to safety. More than forty people are reported to have been killed, their bodies, including those of children, strewn beside the shattered coaches.

Also on the programme:

We hear from two Syrian architects on the looming battle, how to rebuild from the ruins. And Turkish politicians make their last appeals to voters ahead of Sunday's referendum but will the vote grant President Erdogan greater power?

Photo: still image showing a cloud of black smoke rising from vehicles in the distance in what is said to be Aleppo's outskirts. Credit: Reuters)