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US Vows to Secure Release of ex-FBI agent

The Trump administration says it will bring home former FBI agent Robert Levinson. He went missing in Iran 10 years ago. Also in the programme, the US sends more troops to Syria to take part in the offensive against Raqqa and a special report from Owen Bennett-Jones in Pakistan.

(Photo: US citizen Robert Levinson held captive Credit: FAMILY HANDOUT/AFP/Getty Images)

Kabul Hospital Attack

So-called Islamic State gunmen, dressed as doctors, storm the country's biggest military hospital. We hear from eye-witnesses.

Also in the programme: Owen Bennett-Jones reports from North Waziristan, and the Bob Marley musical

(Photo: Two Afghan men weep for their relatives. Credit: Shah Marai AFP/Getty Images)

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Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

South Sudan Edging Closer to Genocide - UN

The United Nations says South Sudan is drawing closer to genocide. We have a special report from the world's youngest country. Also in the programme... As militants kill more than 30 in Afghanistan, Owen Bennett-Jones is just over the border in Northern Pakistan, and we'll hear how invading snakes are lethal not just for animals but for trees on the island of Guam.

(Photo: UN Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O'Brien (R) in South Sudan. Credit: ALBERT GONZALEZ FARRAN/AFP/Getty Images)

US Deploys Missile Defence System in South Korea

The move, which comes after North Korea fired missiles into the sea off Japan, has angered China.

Also in the programme: the growing row between Germany and Turkey, and learning to swim in Zanzibar

(Photo:THAAD interceptor missile is launched during a successful test. Credit: US Department of Defense, Missile Defense Agency/ via Reuters)

Secret CIA Documents Released

Wikileaks data dump details hacking tools allegedly used by spy agency. The so-called cyber-weapons include malware that targets phones, computers and even televisions.

Also on the programme: the American legal model for Hitler's race laws and Felix Mendelssohn's sister's secret sonata.

(Photo: People silhouetted as they pose with laptops in front of a screen projected with binary code and a CIA emblem. Credit: Reuters)