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Pope Francis has arrived in Myanmar for the first papal visit to a country widely accused this year of ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims. We hear from our reporter in Yangon.
Also on the programme: Time Magazine is to be bought by a rival corporation in a deal backed by two conservative billionaires, the Koch Brothers; the UK health watch dog says vaginal mesh implants can leave women with chronic pain should be banned; and the Chilean musical movement which inspired opposition to a dictator.
(Photo: A girl embraces Pope Francis as he arrives at Yangon International Airport. Credit: Reuters)
Syrian warplanes have bombed a rebel suburb of Damascus, killing more than 20 people, in an attempt to wrest back control of the last opposition-held enclave near the capital.
Also on the programme: Who are Pakistan's Ahmadis and why are they so persecuted? And in the Netherlands, used toilet paper recycled into bike paths.
(Photo: A Syrian man inspects the rubble following an airstrike by Syrian government forces, on November 26, 2017, in the town of Mesraba in the eastern Ghouta region, a rebel stronghold east of the capital Damascus. Credit: Hamza Al-Ajweh/AFP/Getty Images)
A row has intensified about how to avoid a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Irish republic after Brexit.
Also on the programme: Scientists step in as environmental matchmakers by breeding baby coral, and ash spews from Bali's Mount Agung volcano disrupting international flights.
Image: Cars cross the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland, in Donegal, Ireland. Credit: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images.
Egypt is reeling in the wake of one of the worst attacks in the country's history that left at least 305 people dead. We hear from our correspondent who has visited a hospital where some of the injured from the devastating mosque attack are being treated.
Also on the programme: French President Emmanuel Macron wants to make it an offence of statutory rape for having sex with anyone under the age of fifteen and in Russia, President Vladimir Putin signs a law against foreign media outlets operating in the country.
Image: The injured were brought to hospitals near and far, including in Cairo Credit: EPA
Egypt's armed forces have launched a wave of air strikes against fighters they believe carried out the bombing of a mosque in northern Sinai. The latest figures say 305 people were killed when a bomb exploded in the Rawda mosque near the North Sinai provincial capital of El-Arish.
Also on the programme: The Chinese perspective on how to revive Zimbabwe's economy after the resignation of Robert Mugabe, and the Bollywood film that's been the subject of violent protests in India.
Image: Egyptians carry victims on stretchers following a gun and bombing attack on the Rawda mosque near the North Sinai provincial capital of El-Arish. Credit: AFP/Getty Images.
A bomb and gun attack on a mosque in the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt has killed 235 worshippers. State media says children are among the dead.
Also in the programme: Zimbabwe's new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has been inaugurated in Harare; and the South Africa Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorus has had his murder sentence increased.
(Photo: The mosque that was attacked in the Sinai Peninsula. Credit: EPA)