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

US-Mexico Talks

Mexican government voices concern over US immigration policy during talks with senior members of the Trump administration. Also in the programme, Syria's warring sides meet at Geneva peace talks; and Leicester City sack Premier League-winning manager.

(Photograph shows US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson listening to Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Iraqi Forces Retake Mosul Airport

Iraqi special forces have captured Mosul airport in their latest offensive against the so-called Islamic State. We speak to Kamal Alam, a fellow at the Royal United Services Institute and a frequent visitor to government-controlled parts of Syria.

Also on the programme: Transgender toilets; and why are people getting freckles tattooed on their face?

(Picture: A member of the Iraqi forces standing beside a destroyed Mosul's airport building. Credit: Reuters.)

From Guantanamo Bay to IS

British ex-Guantanamo detainee became IS suicide bomber near Mosul. How many former Guantanamo detainees are no longer being tracked? Also in the programme, NASA announces new exoplanet discovery; and is late night TV depriving Spanish children of sleep?

(Photograph shows Ronald Fiddler, who also went by name Abu Zakariya al-Britani. Credit:Associated Press)

North Korean Diplomat Wanted Over Kim Jong-Nam Killing

Malaysian police have named a senior embassy official they want to question in connection with the killing of the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Also in the programme, how the US government plans to greatly expand the categories of immigrants targeted for deportation, and the psychology of not wanting to know.

(Photo: Journalists camp outside the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Credit: Rahman Roslan/Getty Images)

Israeli soldier sentenced for Palestinian death

An Israeli soldier who killed a wounded Palestinian attacker in a high-profile case that split opinion across the country has been jailed for 18 months, but the father of the man says the sentence is not long enough.

Also on the programme: why one in five people smuggled in Europe are from Albania; and the perfect antidote for self-help books.

(Picture: Israeli soldier Elor Azaria (R) is embraced by his mother in an Israel military court in Tel Aviv. Credit: EPA/JIM HOLLANDER)

Tracking Chinese Cars in Terrorism Crackdown

Drivers in the Chinese region of Xinjiang will be compelled to install GPS tracking devices in their cars and refused petrol if they don't. Xinjiang is home to China's Uighur ethnic minority, which is predominantly Muslim.

Also in the programme, anti-terrorism arrests in France. And art previously looted from Iraq to go on display in Venice.

(Photo: Security cameras on a street in Urumqi, capital of China's Xinjiang region. Credit: Getty Images)