BBC Newshour

BBC's most experienced correspondents bring you compelling interviews on every subject. From devastating natural disasters to inspiring triumphs of the human spirit, BBC Newshour has the world covered.

Recent Episodes

Aleppo Boy 'Shocked and Silent'

Doctor who treated Omran Daqneesh; India's unlikely medal winner in Rio; Islamphobic tweets.

Photograph shows five-year-old Omran Daqneesh, with bloodied face, sitting inside an ambulance after he was rescued following an airstrike in the rebel-held al-Qaterji neighbourhood of Aleppo. (Credit: Reuters)

US Swimmers Questioned in Rio

Brazilian authorities have stopped US swimmers Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger from boarding a flight at Rio; Former deputy of Zimbabwean President says Robert Mugabe must go; How technology affects kids.

(Photo of Swimmers Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger. Credit: AP Photo/Mauro Pimentel)

Troubles rise and athletes fall at the Olympics

Officials arrested, athletes tripping and the debate over Caster Semenya in Rio, the most senior North Korean defection, and what is the Danish concept of Hygge?

(Photo: Tickets being purchased for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Credit: Reuters)

Turkey Gives 38,000 Prisoners Early Release

The plan to grant early parole to thousands of prisoners coincides with continuing post-coup arrests; Australia reaches a deal with Papua New Guinea to close the Manus asylum seeker detention centre; How is China dealing with life in third place at the Olympics?

(Photo: Turkish police detain a soldier who allegedly took part in July's failed military coup. Credit: Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images)

British Radical Cleric Guilty of Inviting IS Support

Anjem Choudary convicted of encouraging support for Islamic State jihadists; Does menstruation affect sport?; Scientist explain why they believe Déjà vu happens.

(Photo: Cleric Anjem Choudary. Credit: EPA)

The changing air campaign in Syria

Napalm attacks in a Damascus suburb and Russian planes launch from Iran for the first time, China's unhackable quantum satellite, and Indonesian airways cleared for flight.

(Photo: Russian bomber in flight over Aleppo, 16 August Credit: Russian Defence Ministry Press Service)